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RC4WD’s Armageddon Dump Truck is Hydraulic, Heavy-Duty, and $2300

If you’ve always wanted a Euro-style 8X8 dump truck with authentic metal construction and a functional hydraulic dump bed, good news: you’re looking at it. The bad news: it’ll set you back a cool $2,300 bucks. You get a whole lotta truck though, see the long list of features below. That includes a two-stick, 6-channel [...]

Oct 28, 2015 Comments by
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Everything You Need To Know About Nitro Fuel

Other than “not gasoline,” most hobbyists who are new to nitro power don’t understand what’s in nitro fuel, or more importantly, how those ingredients effect power, performance, and engine life. Any fuel you purchase that’s labeled “for RC cars” will work just fine, but if you want to choose the best fuel for your type [...]

Sep 22, 2015 Comments by
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RC4WD Trail Rider & Atturo Trail Blade Tires, Revolver Wheels & New Scale Accessories

Lots of new gear here from RC4WD–don’t these guys ever take a break? Raceline revolver wheels and two new tire options are the standouts, but all this stuff is pretty rad–who doesn’t appreciate a nice anodized rod end? Official detaiils follow the pics. From RC4WD: Trail Rider 1.9 Offroad Scale Tires Specifications: Advanced X2 SS [...]

Sep 09, 2015 Comments by
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ECX RTR AMP DB 1/10 2WD Desert Buggy

From ECX: From their pinpoint precision to their versatility, buggies have been a mainstay in RC driving for a reason. The ECX® AMP™ Desert Buggy pays homage to buggies of the past with a classic design and modern features that leave less capable rigs sidelined. There’s little that can slow down this no-nonsense buggy, not [...]

Sep 03, 2015 Comments by
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Instant Under-Hood Detail – FireBrand RC Engine 1 DynaTron 20 Engine Insert

If there’s one thing RC Cars don’t do well, it’s look good with the hood up–all you get is a look at the steering servo and maybe some bellcranks, unless you get crafty with some kind of scale engine build. Or, you could just get this sweet engine insert. Paint it up the way you [...]

Aug 26, 2015 Comments by
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Teaser: Serpent SRX4 1/10 4WD Buggy

The first track pics of Serpent’s Billy-Easton-designed SRX4 appeared back in January, and now the four-wheeler is getting ready to hit shelves right about now. There are no official body-off shots yet, but you can count on dual-belt drive with a front clicker, graphite chassis and shock towers, and big-bore shocks. With plenty of prototype testing [...]

Aug 20, 2015 Comments by
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Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Losi made waves with the announcement of its new 1/6 scale 6IX platform wrapped in Audi R8 GT3 bodywork, and RC Car Action is the first to get a review car. For Losi’s official pics and tech details, see our previous post on the big Audi. Full review coming up, for now let’s see what you get [...]

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Helion Contakt 12TR [REVIEW]

Helion’s line of affordable RTRs has been joined by another 1/12 scale entry with the Contakt 12TR, which dresses a 2WD platform with truggy styling. Just like the other 1/12 scale cars in their lineup, the Contakt packs a lot of value into a small package at a low price. A 2.4GHz radio system controls [...]

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