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  1. The first decade of 1:10 electric off-road models

    August 22, 2017 by Bart_Banaan

    Some scans from an article of an English RC Car magazine titled “The most significant models of the ’80s ”
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  2. Kyosho (Robbe) 4×4 Ford Ranger

    June 1, 2014 by Bart_Banaan

    Kyosho made two versions of this 4×4 ‘Bruiser’ type of offroad car in the early eighties (1982/1983). One version was an electrical type with the body of a Chevrolet 4×4 pick-up which had Kyosho item #3008. This electrical version was also available as 4WD Jeep Indiana. The other version had a nitro engine and was available with a 4WD Datsun or a Ford Ranger body. The nitoengine version of the Ford Ranger 4×4 is featured in this article. In Europe these models were sold by Robbe under their own name. Both, the nitro and electrical models, are chain driven 4WD.
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  3. Kyosho Minitz 06 Buggy ‘Suzuki Super Jimny’

    April 3, 2014 by Bart_Banaan

    This is a Kyosho Minitz 06 Buggy ‘Super Jimny’ powered by a 0.61ci/1cc G-Mark engine. In Germany, it was sold in 1982 by Graupner with artikel # 4959. The model is build in 1/12 scale. Many parts from the suspension are in aluminium, the car has oil shocks and a clutch brake.
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  4. Ishimasa FF12E (Graupner)

    December 31, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    This 1/12th Ishimasa FF12E chassis from 1979, world’s first front wheel drive rc car. It came with a couple of different body types. There was a Porsche 917, the Savanna RX-7 a Renault Mirage. There may have been more.
    Presented in ‘Graupner Neuheitenkatalog 1980’, Graupner followed the first successes achieved in 1979 with the vehicle in some national races.
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  5. Graupner Super Speed Race Car

    December 31, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    The Graupner Super Speed Race Car can be considered a basic car for the racing sport. The chassis consists of an epoxy strip and two rigid axles. The non-adjustable front axle was made from an die-cast aluminium construction and integrates a caster angle of about 10 °. The uprights are also die-cast aluminum. At the rear the differential is fitted in a simple metal holder. Both parts are found incidental with the Kyosho Sonic Sports. A rheostat brake worked in conjunction with a somewhat simple speed controller.
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  6. Offroad Kit Survey 1983

    February 25, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    This is the Offroad Kit Survey 1983 as published by Radio Control Model Cars

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  7. Graupner RC Car – 1979

    February 25, 2009 by Bart_Banaan

    The Graupner RC Car 1/8th scale nitro onroad car of 1979 reviewed by Radio Control Model Cars

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