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Reader’s Ride of the Week: Brian’s Big FG Buggy

This patriotic machine belongs to Brian Quintanilla and comes to us from Lake Tahoe, CA. According to wife Terri, who posted the photo on the RCCA Facebook page, Brian laid down the stars and stripes himself. As for the car, it’s an FG 1/6 scale with a 26cc engine—gotta love a big gas-burning buggy! Nice [...]

Jul 10, 2013 Comments
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Best radio range ever! NASA drives RC from space

And you were impressed when you drove your car all the way to the end of the neighborhood! NASA has been driving rovers on earth from the International Space Station, using real-time telemetry and a video assist to help guide the interplanetary rock crawlers. Of course, “real time” takes on a different meaning due to [...]

Jul 10, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride Of The Week: Scale Jeep With Handmade Enclosed Trailer

We see some pretty sweet custom rigs sent to us for Readers’ Rides, check out this one created by Mitch B.  Mitch added a Pro-Line Jeep body to his Axial SCX10 and added white LED kit for the fog lights on the front bumper, and red LED lights for the rear tail lights on the [...]

Jun 28, 2013 Comments
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The Radio Control Show 217: Latest from TLR, Shock Tech Tip, Night Flying, more!

In this Week’s Radio Control Show, we hit the track with the TLR Ten-SCTE 2.0, Erich Reichert has a tip for quick shock fixes, and we check out high-flying Supercross-style action at Wolcott Hobbies’ Psychocross!

Jun 28, 2013 Comments
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Tip Of The Week: Easy Wheel Balancer

Make a quick and easy wheel balancer out of a worn-out wheel hub and axle, and then add a set of new bearings.  I like to use ceramic bearings because they are super smooth for balancing. Summited by Christopher Perkins, Houma, LA Do YOU have a Pit Tip for us? Share it now! You can [...]

Jun 27, 2013 Comments
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How To Solder–in the August issue, on sale now!

Radio Control Car Action brings you helpful How-To articles in every issue. In the August issue, we cover the essential RC skill of soldering. Here’s a look at the article–pick up the August issue to read it all, or sign up for a Digital Subscription and get Radio Control Car Action delivered directly to your [...]

Jun 25, 2013 Comments
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Video Of The Week: Shortcuts RC Cars Offroad

Check out this week’s, Video Of The Week created by YouTube user Lopifly. This video has a great mix of action and some smooth slow motion highlights on a nice tune at the RC Car Offroad Cup in Langenfeld. The video features short course cars racing around a RC track with images from everything on [...]

Jun 25, 2013 Comments
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HPI Baja 5B Flux – The Radio Control Show Episode 216]

In this week’s episode of the Radio Control Show, Erich Reichert shows you a quick and easy way to build a tire tub and keep your tires at the top of their game. We’ve also got Aaron Waldron’s test drive with HPI’s most radical 1/5-scale yet, the 29.6-volt, 23-pound, 60 mph Baja 5B Flux!

Jun 21, 2013 Comments
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