JConcepts Ford Atlas Now Available For 1.9 Inch Rigs

JConcepts first launched its Ford Atlas body in a short-course version, and has now tweaked the shape to fit your favorite scale rig. The body is designed to fit 12-inch wheelbase trucks and features aggressive styling that matches the full-size Ford. Other features include recessed windows, fender flairs, overspray film and window masks. Looks good [...]

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Dromida Goes Brushless With 1/18 Lineup

Dromida has taken things up a notch with their 1/18 scale models by adding the low maintenance and high power of brushless motors to the 4.18-series machines. Each of the five flavors includes shaft-driven 4WD, oil-filled shocks, and a 1300mAh battery with charger. Chassis and suspension are shared among models, different body, wheel and titre [...]

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Traxxas XO-1 Hot Wheels Hypercar by Marcus White [Readers Ride]

What caught our attention first about Marcus White’s Traxxas XO-1 was its hot paint job–which we discovered upon reading his letter is not paint at all, but a custom vinyl wrap–that decorates this hottest of all on-road cars with the logo of that most beloved of miniature car brands: Hot Wheels. While not officially a Hot [...]

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Turnigy’s B405 Packs Big-Charger Features in a Pocket Size

Turnigy’s B405 is about the same size as a standard 2S LiPo, making it easy to carry along. As expected for a charger of this size, it’s DC-only. So, if you’re also bringing a power supply along, that takes away the “tiny charger” advantage. But if you’re using the 12v battery of the vehicle that [...]

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I’m building a Durango DNX8!

The outdoor off-road season is here and I am currently building a new Durango DNX8 to get some track time with. This is the latest and greatest nitro 1/8-scae buggy from Durango and I can’t wait to dig into the build. Let’s take a look at what I have going on for the local off-road [...]

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What’s Cooler Than a Jet Engine in a Boat? TWO Jet Engines [VIDEO]

I am a fan of RC boats– the bigger the better. Gas power is cool, electric power is impressive, but a boat with two turbine engines is just mind blowing. Yep, those are two mini turbine engines that you would normally see in a large scale RC jet and this guy shoved them into a [...]

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Xpert Announces New Low-Profile Servos

When you are ready to make your vehicle perform at its best, upgrading your servo to something purpose built can make a big difference in how it handles. Xpert RC is known for their high quality servos and has announced two new low profile servos, the PI-3402 & PM-3402. These servos have been given the [...]

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Ghost Car: Associated B5M In Rapid Prototype Form

Team Associated posted these pics of a pre-production RC10B5M on their  Facebook page. The translucent parts are “RP” parts, shorthand for rapid prototyping. It looks like the parts shown here were created with a stereolithographic process and photopolymer rather than a filament machine as most commonly associated with 3D printing, but that’s just a guess. [...]

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