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This is our Grasshopper II after running a few batteries. I say 'our' because it is one of the kits the whole family drives. It is also one of the kits that got me back into RC after a long pause.
When I first saw this The Grasshopper II in the late 1980's the design looked very modern to me compared with the buggies I knew and loved up to then. I loved Japanese cartoons and toys like Star Blazers and Robotech, but I did not make the connection in design between them and Tamiya kits.
These days the Grasshopper II (2017) is one of my most used kits to run around with the kids or chase after them on scooters. This one is 100% box parts. The 380 motor seems fast enough for them when they take the controls. I set it to 1/2 half throttle as they learn to steer. This makes their crashes a little less painful to watch too :)
A little further down in the photos are transmitters, vintage Grasshopper II bags, and my local hobby shop that closed this month. Vintage parts bag tags take me back to the time I would thumb through these at my local hobby shop. I would often see kits I hadn't seen before. These are the 1988 Grasshopper II 58074