Reader’s Ride: Joe Mergel’s Amazing 6X6 Semi

Dec 16, 2013 1 Comment by

This wild ride comes from Joe Mergel and is featured in the February issue of RC Car Action:

Yo, Joe! Cobra better watch out! Okay, sorry for the throwback humor but anyone from the 80s might take one look at this military beast and rekindle memories of great G.I. Joe vehicles. This custom 6×6 semi-truck was put together using Losi Night Crawler worm-gear axles and has some true crawling and trail-blazing capability. With a Mamba Max Pro speed control paired with a 17.5T brushless motor, this 6×6 has no problem getting around with its sextet of meaty 1.9 RC4WD FlashPoint tires that are mounted on some custom-painted bead-lock wheels. Love the military look and the overall custom work is fantastic. Thanks for sharing your hard work and creativity with us, Joe!

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I've been involved in RC for over 25 years, and first joined Air Age Media in 1997. I served as Executive Editor until 2008, when I went to work on the manufacturing side of the RC biz. Now back at RC Car Action, I'm thrilled to be doing what I love most--not just enjoying RC, but sharing it with all of you. In addition to RC, I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife Kathleen and our wonderful daughter Audrey.

One Response to “Reader’s Ride: Joe Mergel’s Amazing 6X6 Semi”

  1. Jake says:

    can i get a deuce and a half body somewhere? Or can someone make me one?

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