Pro-Line Faultline 2.2″ 6-Lug Bead Lock Wheels Sneak Peak

Good news if you’re looking for Axial wheel options: Pro-Line will soon have a new version of the Faultline Bead-Loc wheel with a 6-lug hub, which makes it perfect for the Yeti, Spawn, Wraith Poison Spyder Edition, and just about anything else with a 6-lug setup. According to Pro-Line, the rims also offer improved grip [...]

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Airtronics Celebrates 40 Years with Limited Edition MT-4S

We’re already fans of the MT-4S (see our review in the November 2014 issue), but in “40th Anniversary” mode it’s especially attractive. In addition to the standard MT-4S good stuff (see long list below), the anniversary model includes a custom steering wheel, “piano black” finish, RX-472 SSL receiver plus a special-edition RX-471 receiver, and  a [...]

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Hitec Announces News MD10 & S60 Action Cameras

Lights, camera, RC action! (Or snowboarding or BMX or surfing or whatever.) Hitec has jumped into the action-cam scene with two new units “designed to capture your world in high definition precision.” The MD10 and S60 are both WiFi-enabled, shoot 1080p and have 4X digital zoom capability, and the S60 gets an LCD display back. [...]

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Traxxas Slash Dirt Oval Project Build

Dirt oval is probably RC’s best-kept secret, and a bunch of fun. If there’s a track near you, go check it out. And if you’ve got a Traxxas Slash, you’re already on your way to building a nice left-turner of your own. Here’s how we built ours, complete with a flipped transmission, custom chassis, grooved [...]

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This RC Crash Video Will Hypnotize You

Between the trippy editing and the interplanetary Muse soundtrack, this clip from “chaseywacy1” will amp you up and chill you out at the same time. And man, we knew HPI’s Sprint 2 platform was tough, but it’s really taking some shots in this clip. The last time we saw vintage American muscle catching this much [...]

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Axial Needs To Build This Solid Axle Monster Truck

I have spent years building solid axle monster trucks in a quest to build one that will out perform anything out there. I even designed and built my own truck from the ground up. The second I saw the back half of an Axial Yeti I knew that my dream of building the best handling [...]

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Custom Axial Wraith-based ’73 Bronco by Kevin Frankel

You probably don’t think of Long Island, NY as prime crawler territory, but Kevin Frankel’s awesome custom ’73 Bronco might change your mind. He started with an Axial Wraith chassis kit which he cut apart and back-halved. He used suspension links to create roll bars and dropped in an SCX center frame section. He also [...]

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Axial Spawn Shell for Wraith Now Available Separately

If you’d like to get Axial’s new “Spawn” look for your Wraith, you’re in luck: the body is now sold separately, and includes all the decals and masks you need to detail it out like below. You’ll have to pony up for the interior and driver’s helmet though, they’re sold separately. For more details, plus [...]

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