Author Topic: taiyo/tyco mini hopper 3?  (Read 3850 times)

JIMIVEGAS

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taiyo/tyco mini hopper 3?
« on: November 08, 2009, 19:35:36 »
can anyone tell me more about this taiyo mini hopper 3? did tyco ever come out with this model? and if this car is a pretty solid fast r/c? thanks. follow the link.

http://www.ecrater.com/product.php?pid=3864292

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Re: taiyo/tyco mini hopper 3?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009, 22:17:02 »
In 1990 Tyco had a Mini Hopper and Mini Aero Hopper in the catalog. Scale 1/20. They were built by Taiyo, but had the Tyco logos.  They didn't have the turbo speed on the transmitter that the larger versions of the vehicles had but it looks like they still have the gear switch for "racing or off-road climbing action." I've never owned one, so I couldn't comment further on speed or anything else.

See "eBay Listings for TYCO RC (2008)" for images of the Mini Aero Hopper (black).
« Last Edit: November 08, 2009, 22:22:57 by Dragon »
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