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    Red face new to this hobby.. need suggestions on my first purchase

    Hello to you all..
    I started reading about RC electric cars few days ago, so one can't get any noobish then I am.
    I plan to purchase E-Revo 1/16 brushless from amazon and few other nessasary item in order to start enjoying this hobby.. My budget for now is $400.. here are the links of what I have put together for purchase.
    I would appreciate if you would recommend other necessary things that I would need, or even better, a place where I can get them cheaper then amazon.. Thanks in advance folks.

    Traxxas RTR 1/16 E-Revo VXL 4WD 2.4GHz with Battery and Charger

    Combo Special: Tenergy TB6-B Balance Charger for NiMH/NiCD/Li-PO/Li-Fe Battery Packs + Power Supply

    20C 7.4V 2000mAh 2S LiPo Battery: 1/16 - two of these

    Wire Harness, Parallel Battery Connection: 1/16

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    check out Market place on the bottom of the screen. i jjust saw one in verry immaculate condition. 260 shipped conus
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    Sign up at Tower Hobbies become a member they will email you coupons I just recieved a email other day $50 off any purchase over $300 that would knock it down to $249.00 on their site. I've ordered just about every thing we have from there
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    Well keep reading there is alot to learn & this is where you need to start looking.. 1/16 forum not the 1/10.. down the page a bit..
    http://traxxas.com/forums/forumdispl...-Slash-VXL-4WD
    Would you go flip my truck back over??

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    Cut the man a break GN he has never stepped foot into our dark side before you may scare him off.lol


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    Quote Originally Posted by mattbaillie22 View Post
    Cut the man a break GN he has never stepped foot into our dark side before you may scare him off.lol
    Well, if he's getting a MERV, he at least needs to know where to go for help with it...
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    Quote Originally Posted by LaTuFu View Post
    Dang, missing a forum section already, not a good sign lol.. Thanks for pointing that out.. In another hand, suggesting a best place to buy your gear and buying necessary items to get going in this hobby should be pretty "universal" in forum discussions..
    While we're at it now, what is "MERV"?

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    Thanks Brewers.. this seems like a best deal so far.. If nothing better comes up, this is a deff.. Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by drazoyu View Post
    While we're at it now, what is "MERV"?
    Mini E-Revo Vxl ... MERV

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    I like my MERV (w/hop-ups)
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    Quote Originally Posted by 87 GN View Post
    Well keep reading there is alot to learn & this is where you need to start looking.. 1/16 forum not the 1/10.. down the page a bit..
    http://traxxas.com/forums/forumdispl...-Slash-VXL-4WD
    Quote Originally Posted by mattbaillie22 View Post
    Cut the man a break GN he has never stepped foot into our dark side before you may scare him off.lol


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    What did I say that was so bad. I helped him with a link to the correct forum, & encourged him to keep reading, there is alot to learn.. I even gave him a happy face..
    Would you go flip my truck back over??

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRaider View Post
    I like my MERV (w/hop-ups)

    ^^^^Ditto!

    My youngest boy got a MERV for christmas and even though its bone stock, that thing is a blast!

    Probably because it doesn't break something every 5mins like the big E-Revo my oldest has. (Not bashing Traxxas. More like bashing myself) Hopefully I'll eventually get this thing down so we can start enjoying it.

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    I want a merv while I'm building up the big dog just to mess with..


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