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Check in, share, WIN at RCX!

Hey guys! When you are at this weekend’s RCX event make sure to check into the Long Beach Convention Center on FourSquare for a chance to win some FREE RCX gear, but that’s not all….take a photo of your favorite attraction or booth and share it with us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more [...]

Jun 01, 2013 Comments
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The Radio Control Show [Episode 213]

In the Radio Control Show this week, Erich Reichert shows you an easy way to set your gear mesh perfectly every time and then takes Team Durango’s DEX210 RTR for a spin.

May 31, 2013 Comments
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Product Review: Slash RPM Gearbox Housing and Rear Mounts

Words Drew Trudeau RPM has always been serious about their upgrades and making vehicle perform that much better.  Their latest and greatest offering is the trick gearbox housing and rear mounts kit for your Traxxas 2WD Slash, Stampede, e-Rustler and Bandit.  With this hop-up kit you receive three key parts that upgrade the stock gearbox, [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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How To Make Track Snacks [Taco Pockets]

Snacking With Drew: Taco Pockets How are you supposed to afford your next upgrade or vehicle when you keep spending your hard-earned money on restaurants, take-out and fast food at the track? When race day arrives you can end up spending a great part of the day at the track and inevitably you are going [...]

May 30, 2013 Comments
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Video Of The Week: “B” QuadCopter/Car Hybrid

We were blown away by this video from Wito Mielnicze of his invention… the B quadcopter/car hybrid. The B features full-time 4WD via unique rim-drive wheels, each encircling a brushlless-motor-powered prop that allows full quad-copter flying capability. The carcopter is still in prototype stages (we found the B on Kickstarter), but it looks production-ready. Take [...]

May 29, 2013 Comments
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Step-by-step Build: Associated B4.2 Factory Team [Part 2]

Word and Photos By Drew Trudeau In Part One of our Factory Team B4.2 build we constructed the steering, front end assembly, and the transmission. When we started digging into the build it was plain to see that Team Associated’s upgraded and high performing B4.2 2WD buggy goes the extra mile over the standard B4.1 [...]

May 29, 2013 Comments
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The Radio Control Show Episode 212

This week’s Radio Control Show takes you behind the scenes with Kyosho’s legendary designer Yuichi Kanai to discuss the secrets behind some of Kyosho’s most famous 1/8 buggies. Erich Reichert also shows you a quick way to keep your small tools handy at the park or trackside and we give you the skinny how to enter [...]

May 24, 2013 Comments
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Show the backyard who’s the boss [July Teaser]

Since winning the first of 26 IFMAR World Championships in 1977, Team Associated has been an icon of RC racing, in 2012, Team Associated announced a new direction – the Qualifier Series of sport – level RTRS aimed at capturing the attention of a potential hobbyist look for his first RC car or truck.  Unlike [...]

May 23, 2013 Comments
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