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venom*one
05-09-2008, 10:47 AM
While on the way out to dinner last Saturday I happened across this on a table on the side of the road at a yard/garage sale... Did a quick turn around and pulled up and asked how much... $2 was the answer and now its here at my house needing a good cleaning and a new battery... Just like the first R/C I ever owned or raced back in the day... What do you think???

http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g35/venom_one/newtruck006.jpg
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http://i52.photobucket.com/albums/g35/venom_one/newtruck001.jpg
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Vapex.eu
05-09-2008, 10:48 AM
I think you did a great score :)

hairyguy4
05-09-2008, 11:18 AM
that was a rip off, send it to me and i'll give you your money back:nice: lol
nice buy, i never seem lucky enough to find tamiyas at bootsales

Edaw 0
05-09-2008, 11:39 AM
Nice score! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v505/Edaw010/thumbup.gif

That never happens to me.

McFig
05-09-2008, 12:30 PM
Un-f:censor:ing-believable :blink:

That is one heck of a find. :nice: The body alone is worth $20 bucks.

I really have to start looking at garage sales more

LastClodStanding
05-09-2008, 01:29 PM
Man I love watching some of the older race videos of BF's bashing around track. Running something that was at least similar to real trucks. It all kinda reminds me of nascar from the start until now.

Old Busted Hotness
05-09-2008, 02:16 PM
Good score :nice:

Wanna sell it? :lol:

Jim511
05-09-2008, 02:26 PM
I hear you're supposed to take things you want to sell and take about 50% of the original price of it and ask for that. So I can send $1 paypal where? Nice find, the body even looks in good condition!

GULA
05-09-2008, 02:41 PM
That's one smoking deal:nice:

venom*one
05-09-2008, 04:12 PM
Good score :nice:

Wanna sell it? :lol:

No but Id ship it to you, let you work your magic, drive it and send it back!!!:nice:

Crawler374
05-09-2008, 07:10 PM
looks like its missing some drive shafts:huh:


Awesome find!!!!!!!!

I found a tamiya monsterbeetle at a flea market for $13. It was RTR except the radio. :banana:

venom*one
05-09-2008, 07:14 PM
Took the shafts out to clean em... has a Futaba 2 ch attack radio with it... the orginal speedo and all... will have to post pics of the others I just got... hehe... can anyone say Frog and Midnight Pumpkin for $30 with radios and all...

Bullitt
05-09-2008, 10:42 PM
I could really get down on a $2 BlackFoot! That was my first Tamiya truck and 2nd Tamiya RC.


Excellent score!
Harry

mongospaz
05-12-2008, 11:28 AM
you make me:puke:! Just kidding, nice find. I never find any good deals. All I ever found was my complete bruiser w/radio that had been in an attic for 20 something years for a hundred dollars, or that blazen blazer roller at a pawn shop for fifty dollars. But I never have see anything that cool at a garage sale, and I have seen alot of garage sales. Dang ,for two bucks , you scored good!

jaymillz517
05-12-2008, 12:01 PM
great find!! hope my luck is that good this summer..

McFig
05-12-2008, 01:22 PM
All I ever found was my complete bruiser w/radio that had been in an attic for 20 something years for a hundred dollars, or that blazen blazer roller at a pawn shop for fifty dollars.

Dude...I'll send you $250 bucks to get those for me and ship them. :nice:

smm_cbf
05-12-2008, 07:24 PM
ill send you $350 for one of them. im serious too.

mongospaz
05-16-2008, 07:50 AM
Thanks for the nice offers, I'll keep them in mind.:)

Trailduster79
05-20-2008, 11:49 AM
lucky you.

Looks like I need to start hitting up the yard sales.

talon
06-08-2008, 02:32 PM
for 2 bucks even if it was junked and mostly missing it was one heck of a score.the fact that its not makes it an unbelievably good deal!

Vanman
06-24-2008, 12:00 PM
looks like it had not been driven since the 80's!!

Vanman
06-24-2008, 12:00 PM
i would pay 2$ for just the tires!