Better Turnbuckle Builder Instead of a turnbuckle wrench, use a pair of mini locking pliers to hold the turnbuckle as you thread the cups into place. The turnbuckle won’t walk out of the jaws like it would with a wrench, and you don’t need to use hand pressure to hold the turnbuckle like you would […]
Henry Martinez is a hardcore Chevy guy going back decades — he currently owns a ’57 Nomad and a ’68 El Camino SS396 that he’s done full frame-off restorations on. He says he can’t do as much building and restoring of the full-scale stuff as he’d like anymore, so he’s focused his talents on building […]
From Traxxas: Unrelenting 4X4 power, mammoth size, and award-winning innovation make X-Maxx the ultimate monster truck. With 30+ volts of extreme 8S power, X-Maxx defies physics, unleashing jaw-dropping acceleration and 50+mph speeds. Engineered to conquer the most extreme terrain and take brutal real-world punishment in stride, X-Maxx is the definition of Traxxas Tough™. Visit Traxxas.com […]
It’s time for our annual Reader’s Choice Awards, your chance to vote and tell us which brands make the best cars, trucks, and gear in RC! Voting is easy: just CLICK HERE or the on the image below! Want to see who won last year? Click for the 2016 winners.
If you’re a regular RC Car Action reader, you know your way around an RC car and what’s-called-what. This one’s for the noobs who don’t know! Our weekly GETTING STARTED column is designed to help beginners get up to speed (literally) for maximum RC fun. To read this installment, just CLICK HERE or on the image below. […]
Backup Nut Storage If you’re using nut drivers with hollow handles, stash a few spare nuts in the handle. If you lose a nut, you’ll have a replacement at the ready, tucked away in the tool you’ll use to install it.
From Pro-Line: http://www.ProLineRacing.com & 5150 Media Productions are proud to present to you the story of the 2016 IFMAR Worlds. Unless you live under a rock, you probably know that David Ronnefalk won the 2016 IFMAR Worlds held in Vegas last October. But that’s only the end of the story…and to be honest, the final […]
From Pro Boat Models: The Alpha Patrol Boat joins the powered scale boat segment in the Pro Boat line, alongside the Volere. It features a highly detailed deck which includes a dual barrel turret on the bow and one on the transom, covered cockpit, antennas, and relevant flags. It also features LED search lights […]
I want to trick out my trail truck with LED lights, but I’m wondering how they’ll affect battery life. What’s the range of power consumption for LED lighting kits? The amp draw for 1/10-scale LED light kits is so low that most don’t even list a power-consumption fi gure. The actual power used will […]