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How To: Apply Decals Like A Pro [VIDEO]

Applying decals is a finishing-touch that has nothing to do with function, but is still extremely important. Unlike many RC tasks, decal work is a “one and done” process which cannot be reversed, so it is important to apply decals correctly the first time. A well-decorated body not only looks good, but it can help [...]

Mar 29, 2013 Comments
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Competitive much?

Last weekend I did the unthinkable: I took a mini vacation. Friday afternoon I picked up a gas-sipping rental car, loaded my bag, picked up my girlfriend and her 12 bags that I’m convinced contained every last item of her personal belongings, and set off for the sunny desert of Arizona to catch the last [...]

Mar 29, 2013 Comments
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Slow-Mo Rock Crawling [Video Of The Week]

How best to immortalize an afternoon of rock crawling with your buddies? Get it on video by filming it from as low as possible, slow it down, and set it to the background music of a rad dubstep remix of a Pink Floyd song. Watch the local crew at Cutting Edge Hobbies in Las Vegas, [...]

Mar 28, 2013 Comments
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Pro-Line’s New Releases for March 2013

Pro-Line Racing is constantly churning out new products for RC’ers of every kind, from hardcore racers to backyard bashers. Here’s their latest batch of new products that they released this month – leave us a comment below and tell us which are your favorites! Pre-Painted Flo-Tek Bodies for Short Course Trucks #3355-13 – Flo-Tek (Green/MotoX [...]

Mar 20, 2013 Comments
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Interviews with the Cactus Classic winners: Ryan Maifield, Jared Tebo, Dakotah Phend, and Ryan Cavalieri

After Sunday’s racing action at Scottsdale RC Speedway had completed, we caught up with the four champions of the Modified classes – Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri (Modified 2WD Short Course winner), TLR racer Dakotah Phend (Modified 4WD Short Course winner), Team Associated driver Ryan Maifield (Modified Stadium Truck, Modified 4WD Buggy winner), and Kyosho’s Jared [...]

Mar 20, 2013 Comments
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2013 Cactus Classic: Team Associated’s Ryan Maifield wins two classes!

A busy weekend of racing concluded with 63 main events on Sunday to determine champions in 12 different divisions. With the premier Modified classes competing in three-5 minute races as part of the typical Triple-A format, and the 13.5 Super Stock and 17.5 Stock races decided in a single 10-minute competition, there was a lot [...]

Mar 18, 2013 Comments
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2013 Cactus Classic: Final Round of A-Main Results

Although three of the five classes had been wrapped up going into the third round of A-Main events there were still plenty of battles with implications for the overall. A cooling track surface and a slight breeze played a factor in every class, with some surprise winners in the final set of races between the [...]

Mar 18, 2013 Comments
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2013 Cactus Classic: Second Round of A-Main Results

The left side of the track played the most important part in the second round of the A-Mains, with many of the competitive passes (and most costly wrecks) being set up over the uphill double leading onto the straightaway. Only three classes were decided in the second round of mains as the other first-round winners [...]

Mar 17, 2013 Comments
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