One of my favorite parts about building kits and projects is trying to get the perfect paint job on the body. That’s not the easiest thing to do on an injection molded body like you find on a vehicle such as the Tamiya Clod Buster and RC4WD Trailfinder 2. It’s been about three years since [...]
In this article from our April 2014 issue, you’ll learn the essentials of RC battery terminology and tech, and how to get the most from your packs. For access to RC Car Action issues online, sign up for a Digital Edition subscription today! Click images to enlarge Thanks for reading!
And you thought 1/5 scale RC cars were big–have a look at these 3/8 scale (a little over 1/3 scale) RC cars built by Ford back in the 1950s. Hat-tip to Mac’s Motor City Garage for posting the pics and video. The story behind these cars is fascinating: “…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed [...]
While working to get my project Vaterra Twin Hammers done, I managed to find a little time for another quick project. In front of my house is some fresh pavement with no cracks, dips or other imperfections and I want to have some on-road cars to play with on that perfect surface. This is where [...]
The Axial Yeti gets its full review in the October issue of Radio Control Car Action magazine, but we know you’re hungry for info now, so here’s a look at what’s to come. The Yeti is a RTR rock racer that is slightly bigger than Axial’s Wraith and features a molded tub chassis, independent front suspension with [...]
Now this is a good promotion. Mugen racer Lee Martin clears a pair of semis parked end-to-end in a bid to make you hungry for a chicken sandwich. It’s definitely a wild video, and looks legit–though it would be nice to see the jump as one continuous shot to confirm Lee actually nailed the landing. [...]
Since the B44′s debut, Team Associated’s four-wheeler has gone on to win three IFMAR World titles and four ROAR nats wins–so yeah, it works. Newly updated as the B44.3 Factory Team kit, the top-shelf buggy is now built on an aluminum chassis for an even lower CG, and the chassis’ specially machined design and new [...]