Duratrax Has Attitude

Oct 31, 2011 2 Comments by

Every so often RC company’s will revamp it’s logo, slogan and most importantly they will often improve the product. Not always at the same time. Duratrax did.
The guys at Duratrax want you to get outside and mix it up, to experience RC like you never have before. Duratrax started in the late 1980s as strictly a tire line. A few years later the company began developing other car accessories. A little while later you could even start buying Duratrax cars and trucks. They were designed mostly for first time and bash-around fun. Not anymore. It’s for everyone of all level’s of RC.
Check out the video: (Courtesy of Hobbico Inc.)

Now Duratrax has Futaba® 2.4GHz FHSS radio, waterproof electronics, licensed scale vehicles. I’ve suggested Duratrax products in the past and it’s refreshing to see them continue the RC seine with a fresh new look. The reliability and parts support are still #1.

Christopher Oswald, Featured News, Futaba

About the author

- Winnipeg, Mb, Canada - Over the years Christopher has hand built and designed numerous homemade and customized RC projects. He has also built a large number of the top beginner and expert kits in the industry. He has raced RC cars and trucks competitively in his area of Canada, and is always looking for new tracks to check out. In the past, he has worked for one of the largest hobby supply stores in Canada. It services hundreds of hobbyists across Canada and the United States. That job gave him the opportunity to share the hobby with others and help both new and experienced enthusiasts. After leaving the hobby store Christopher went on to pursue an automotive repair career. When he isn’t fixing cars both big and small, and writing for RC Car Action, you can find him relaxing with his wife and three dogs, racing at the local community race track, camping in the summer and bike riding along Canada’s scenic road ways and parks.

2 Responses to “Duratrax Has Attitude”

  1. Ken O says:

    So they changed their logo and updated their sub par R/C line , eh whatever .

  2. JatoTheRipper says:

    They need to work on their quality. The Vendetta ST got great reviews, but it was so weak in stock form. The plastic dogbones snapped almost immediately, the steering servo mount isn’t included and the double sided tape that is included fails after a few runs, I went through 2 stock ESCs before giving up and buying a Novak Spy, and the included battery pack died after 1 run. That is all the truth. I have never had such an unreliable RC. Without quality, a company will never succeedl.

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