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The Radio Control Show [Episode 214]

In this week’s episode of the Radio Control Show, you’ll get a chance to go inside the ultimate RC expo – RCX. If you weren’t in Long Beach last weekend, here’s your chance to see the newest releases, hottest interviews, and all the action straight from the show!

Jun 10, 2013 Comments
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How To: Slash 4×4 Low-CG Conversion

Words by Devon Stewart Low center of gravity, high-performance handling Low center of gravity = tougher to top over.  That about sums it up, and that’s why a low center of gravity (CG for short) is essential to anything and anyone that doesn’t want to tip over.  That goes for linebackers, ocean liners, hockey players, [...]

Jun 07, 2013 Comments
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Building A Legendary Beachcomber – Li’l Orange [July]

Words & Photos by Norm Zondervan For Many 4X4 fans, off-roading is all about Jeeps. I’ve always been wanted to build a daily driver that can conquer the trails and the commute home too.  To assemble this one-of-kind rig, I outfitted a Tamiya YJ body with a variety of scale products and scratch-built detail, then [...]

Jun 06, 2013 Comments
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Project: Racer Slash 4×4

Words and Photos Drew Trudeau There is a moment everyone has at the track when they realize that running a vehicle with its stock parts just won’t cut it. If you have invested in a high performance RC model like the Traxxas Slash 4×4, there’s an entire world open to you in the form of [...]

Jun 05, 2013 Comments
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Castle Creations CC Blower

Words and Photos Drew Trudeau Bumping up your RC vehicles power system to brushless puts you in the driver’s seat with some of the fastest motors you can bolt on and with great speed comes great responsibility. If you are the kind of RC nut that really loves to get the most out of your [...]

Jun 05, 2013 Comments
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RCX Readers’ Ride: Jennifer Catano’s KITT

This mind-blowing KITT replica was on display at RCX and could easily be mistaken for an actual screen-used vehicle (From Knight Rider, of course). It doesn’t take too much to make a Trans Am into a KITT exterior-wise, but what makes Jennifer’s car astounding is the full interior, which is…well, just look at it! This KITT [...]

Jun 03, 2013 Comments
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Traxxas XO-1 Winner Announced [RCX]

Richard Hernandez is one happy winner of the Traxxas XO-1. He invited his friends to friends@rcx.com and won one, fast car. He also had a great time at RCX. If you couldn’t make it to the show, check out all the excitement at action at rcx.com. As Richard said, “Best RC event ever!” Stay friends with us as [...]

Jun 03, 2013 Comments
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RCX on TV with “Out & About With Roger Martin”

RCX was the buzz of Long Beach’s local news as “Out and About With Roger Martin” featured the Ultimate Radio Control Expo and a sampling of the fun we had all weekend. The short segment just scratches the surface of all there was to see and do at RCX, but we’re thrilled the morning TV [...]

Jun 03, 2013 Comments
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