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Hi all hope youíre well !

Iíve been away from the RC scene for about 4 1/2 years now , sold all my gear last summer as Iíve been focusing on drones and been busy with other things
Also having no dedicated area to work on RC stuff ( as my wife hates it !) itís been difficult to be involved

Iíll be making a workroom in my garage soon so Iíll have a place to tinker !

Anyway Iím considering getting back into it for the spring and was looking for recommendations for new gear

Iíll be racing 2wd 1/10th off road , on Astro , need stick Tx and I have a good budget , not saying money is no object but I can afford to buy decent stuff

So in summary
2wd kit
Stick transmitter
Speedo
Motor
Servo
Batteries
Transponder
Already have a charging set up as I kept that and my polybutler pit box
Hauler bag

Thanks in advance for your help

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I’ve recently done the same, packed in around 10 years ago and recently made a come back into 2wd off road. After looking into it and talking to several people I ended up buying a Kyosho RB6.6 (now I’ve upgraded to a 7) and kitted it out with all Orion gear. back in the day Orion were the electrics to have so figured they probably still are. Everything seems great, i don’t have any reliability issues (touch wood) and the help and support from the team guys is great!!

As for Transmitter, I bought a KO Esprit 4. Again touch wood no issues and they great as they used to!

Hope this helps a little!
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Thanks for the response , Iíll consider all options at this early stage , last Kyosho I owned was in 1985!
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Yokomo YZ2CAL2 best car out of the box, there is a new version out around March though so be worth waiting for...
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Thanks Rocker79 looked at the Yokomo looks a lovely kit , think a couple of guys at my local club run it too so I think Iíll pop down for a nosy
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Buggy.. that is personal choice. I love the PR type R. Fully loaded out the box. And in my area very very popular.

Electrics i think the maclan are superb.
If you use android phone then no need for program box or pc/laptop to flash them etc.

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Thanks tonydevon Iíll take a look , Iíve already been advised on the Maclan stuff and it looks amazing , not running Android Iím afraid but with a programme card I doubt Iíll have any issues
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Anyway Iím considering getting back into it for the spring and was looking for recommendations for new gear

Iíll be racing 2wd 1/10th off road , on Astro , need stick Tx and I have a good budget , not saying money is no object but I can afford to buy decent stuff.

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Will be good to see you back... although I've not raced in months!
Be good to see you too mate ! Kids for you mate ! ... take over your life ! 😂😂
Been considering the B6.1 any good ??
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Be good to see you too mate ! Kids for you mate ! ... take over your life ! 😂😂
Been considering the B6.1 any good ??
Are you thinking of all new kit or second hand gear?
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Are you thinking of all new kit or second hand gear?
All new stuff
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Be good to see you too mate ! Kids for you mate ! ... take over your life ! 😂😂
Been considering the B6.1 any good ??
I still run a B6, which is great. If I raced more often I'd definitely go for the B6.1.
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Go to your local club and see what is favourite there..always a good way to get advice and support..
Cars, probably, the most popular are Yokomo Yz2 and Associated B6.1 , they are popular E cause they are good, and spares are readily available.
Electrics are subjective....Reedy are excellent as are LRP.. , however, Orion, Maclan are also very popular..
Transmitters, as always, Futaba, KO Sanwa are all popular..
Good luck..and enjoy..
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Go to your local club and see what is favourite there..always a good way to get advice and support..
Cars, probably, the most popular are Yokomo Yz2 and Associated B6.1 , they are popular E cause they are good, and spares are readily available.
Electrics are subjective....Reedy are excellent as are LRP.. , however, Orion, Maclan are also very popular..
Transmitters, as always, Futaba, KO Sanwa are all popular..
Good luck..and enjoy..

Yes I’ll pop down for a look I think , cheers
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