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Tamiya’s Iconic Hotshot Goes Comical

My first hobby grade RC kit was Tamiya’s Hotshot. It was painted fire engine red and as fellow RC enthusiasts of the 80s will recall, it sported a single shock in the front and two burning hot cylindrical resistor heat sinks in the rear. As a youngster, I had no guidance on how to build the kit but I got it done somehow. My Hotshot was as much of a blast to build, as it...


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