Axial SCX10-based CJ Willys Crawler by Warren Fisher [Readers Ride]

Warren Fisher documents this impressive Jeep project on the Scale Builders Guide forum, giving us all a great look into what went into this amazing build. Starting with an Axial SCX10 1.9, he added a host of custom details, including scratchbuilt body panels and handmade safety harnesses for the driver figure. There is a custom-built [...]

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These Are The Weirdest-Looking Vehicles In RC

We asked you to tell us what you think are RC’s weirdest-looking vehicles, and you definitely found some wild and crazy machines. Along with our own pics, you turned up bizarre front drivers, Robotech-inspired futuristic rides, and mind-boggling homebrew projects that stretch the limits of RC imagination. This unusual homebuilt apeared in our July 1993 issue [...]

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Gas-Powered 1/16 Slot Cars in 1956–Say What Now? [VIDEO]

Well, by “gas” we mean “diesel oil” and by “slot” we mean “rail,” but you get the idea. This vintage clip might be the most British thing involving models since the Thunderbirds, and is a fascinating look at fuel-powered auto modeling in the pre-radio-control era. Back in 1956, you wore a suit and tie as [...]

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Traxxas Announces New Trucks, Dual iD Charger & Stability System

Traxxas just revealed a bunch of new products at the dealers-only NRHSA show in Las Vegas, and now the gear is officially announced at Traxxas.com. The Crainiac and Skully trucks are hard to miss, and are easily the wildest-looking trucks to ever wear a Traxxas logo. Each will be offered in two color schemes (blue [...]

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Basher Goes Rally With New 1/10 scale RZ-4 RTR

Basher’s ever-expanding lineup now includes a 190mm rally car, which looks like a nicely equipped ride and is loaded with plenty of machined aluminum bits. The belt-drive car is available in kit ($120), ARTR ($213), and RTR ($233) versions, and is built on an aluminum chassis with aluminum shock towers–there’s something you don’t see often in [...]

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What’s the Weirdest-Looking RC Car?

..or truck, or whatever, past or present. Let us know in the comments or hit us up on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll collect a bunch of your pics and share them in an RC weird-off. Go! These three are just here to get your weird-car juices flowing–what else is out there that makes you go [...]

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Airtronics’ New M12S is 30% Faster than the M12

The legendary M-series radios just keep getting faster. Airtronics claims 30% quicker response time for the upcoming M12S, which should hit stores in late May or early June. Additional features include a customizable brake trigger, an adjustable offset wheel bracket, and weight-saving LiFe battery. Software-wise, there’s too much to list–just check out the PR below. [...]

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Axial SCX10 C/R Edition by Richard Derry [Reader's Ride]

Richard Derry sent us pix of his modified Axial SCX10 C/R Edition Jeep, which has been treated to a host of RC4WD goodies, including hex axle extenders, their Warn 9.5cti winch mounted to a JK Rampage Recovery front bumper, and 1.9 Onyx wheels wrapped with 1.9 Interco IROK tires. Other styling improvements include a Knight [...]

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