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Pit Tips: Stuck Screw [September 2012]

When I have a socket-head screw that is stripped out, I take a rotary tool with a cutoff wheel and make a small slot on the head of the screw. Then, I can use a flat-head screwdriver to remove the screw. Manny Thompson ›› Escondido, CA

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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Rocket-firing helicopter

This is interesting. A reader from Brazil sent us this video of a Thunder Tiger Raptor 50 that he and his father equipped with a rocket launch. Should there be a law against this, or not? The live action starts about 1:24 into the video. [A note from our team at Model Airplane News: this [...]

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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Cat vs. helicopter

In this video pick of the week, a cat KOs a ‘copter (no animals or aircraft are harmed!). Watch it … it’s funny!  

Jul 17, 2012 Comments
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Smoke Show – Team Associated SC10GT

words Kevin Hetmanski  Photos Hope Mccall The SC10 is one of Team Associated’s most popular vehicles. It offers up great performance,  lots of tuning options and great looks that are appealing to both racers and bashers. A lot of the DNA of the SC10 is borrowed from the company’s T4 2WD off-road electric truck. Naturally, [...]

Jul 16, 2012 Comments
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ROAR 1/8 Scale Fuel Off-Road Nationals

June 21-24 the 1/8 Scale Fuel Off-Road Nationals will take place at Lost Creek RC Racetrack and RC Car Action will be on site to cover it.

Jun 21, 2012 Comments
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Tamiya Bruiser – The Truck, the Myth, the Legend

Picture it; it was 1985. Ronald Regan was President, Back to the Future topped the movie charts, and gasoline cost a whopping $1.07 per gallon. Michael Jackson and company sang “We Are The World,” and Knight Rider was a cultural icon. Wait, were you even alive? If you weren’t, you may not remember 1985 as [...]

Jun 19, 2012 Comments
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Axial EXO Terra Buggy

A lot of us get into this hobby because the full-sized alternative is way out of reach. We sit at our workbenches, dreaming of building the ultimate off-road machine—one that can go anywhere, do anything and take on whatever the world puts in its way. Axial had the same thing in mind when it set [...]

May 17, 2012 Comments
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Readers Choice Award Winners

Every year, RC Car Action readers just like you vote for their favorite products in the RC industry. Votes are cast online and via a mailed-in ballot. Products with the most votes win our Readers’ Choice Award, which is presented to each winning manufacturer at the RCX show banquet. Winners receive a large crystal award [...]

May 08, 2012 Comments
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