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The Beginnings of Short Course and Two Worlds Winners: Throwing Back With RC Car Action January 1996

The mid-90s were a time of change in RC, drastic change. A new segment crept its way in, nearly overnight, as touring cars set the stage for the “next big thing” in the hobby and while our January 1996 issue kicked off a new year and featured some of this new segments newest rides, there [...]

Jan 30, 2014 Comments
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Losi Announces New 5IVE Mini WRC RTR

It seems our friends over at Losi have been busy lately in the large scale department with recent release of the 1/5 Desert Buggy Xl and now the newest addition to the 5IVE moniker, the 5IVE Mini WRC. This 1/5 Ready to Run is officially licensed after the John Cooper Works Mini Countryman that competes [...]

Jan 29, 2014 Comments
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Vaterra Releases New 1967 Ford Mustang

Along with their new Ford Raptor Pre-Runner, Vaterra also launched another exciting new edition to their V100-S platform, the 1967 Ford Mustang. This same chassis brought us the 1969 Camaro (RS and SS), 2012 Camaro (ZL-1 and CHP ZL-1) and of course the Nissan GTR and GT-R Nismo GT3 that we featured in our December [...]

Jan 29, 2014 Comments
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Pro-Line Racing 1/10 Buggy Blockade Tires

We got a sneak peak at Pro-Line’s newest tire before anyone else. The famous Blockade tread is finally coming to a buggy near you! Designed with a block type pattern that provides massive forward bite for loose, dusty and hard-parked conditions, the tire will likely find its way onto 2WD and 4WD buggies on outdoor [...]

Jan 10, 2014 Comments
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Associated’s Next Re-Release? We Look Back at the RC10 Worlds Car

Over the past few days, rumors have been swirling about the possibility of a re-release of Team Associated’s RC10 Worlds Car. First spotted online as a line item in the new B5 and B5M manuals (similar to how the new B-cars themselves were leaked in the TC6.2 manual) the internet quickly exploded with news about [...]

Jan 09, 2014 Comments
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October 1990: RoboCop’s Cover Shot!

Last week I was in the theater and saw a trailer for the new RoboCop 2014 movie. Have any of you seen this?! I’m not usually one for remakes but this actually looks pretty awesome! Seeing one of the coolest late 80s action heroes reborn made me remember a very special issue of RC Car [...]

Jan 09, 2014 Comments
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Top 13 of 2013

Another year another 12 magazines and boy does it feel like a lot more! I suppose it actually is by the time you figure in our four Short Course issues, Pro Racer and of course the Buyer’s Guide, all the video and web stories and who could forget all of your questions, emails and Facebook [...]

Dec 31, 2013 Comments
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Team Associated B5 and B5M – Full Details, Body-Off Shots, and Technical Analysis

After a wild holiday week of speculating over a few teaser images, Team Associated has finally released full details on the new B5 and B5M 2WD buggies. No need to keep you waiting lets dive in and get one on one with both cars. The B5 (rear motor setup) is the next generation in a [...]

Dec 28, 2013 Comments
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