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DHK Hobby Maximus

With everything included in the box, it really was just a matter of mounting the wheels and charging the batteries before hitting the dirt. The included charger is an AC balancing charger, but with a maximum output of only 1A, it does the job very slowly. With two 7.4V 3200mAh packs to charge, I got [...]

Dec 14, 2012 Comments
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Axial SCX10 Jeep

When Jeep named its flagship Jeep Wrangler Unlimited after one of the most grueling off-road trails in the country, they did it for good reason. The Rubicon Trail’s 22-mile-long route starts in Georgetown, CA, and takes you on through some of the most challenging parts of the El Dorado National Forest on the way to [...]

Dec 14, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas Nitro Slash

When something completely new comes along like the Nitro Slash, the anticipation nearly kills me during engine break-in. The Traxxas break-in method is detailed very precisely in the manual, as proper break-in is essential to the TRX 3.3’s performance and life (that goes for any nitro engine, actually). It takes a bit of time to [...]

Dec 13, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas Nitro Slash – World Exclusive!

What could make driving the Traxxas Slash an even more authentic replication of door-banging TORC Series action? Adding a screaming nitro engine to match the V8 roar of the Pro-2 class! The Readers’ Choice award-winning TRX 3.3 fire breather pushes this latest addition to Traxxas’ short course truck lineup to a top speed of 50+ [...]

Dec 03, 2012 Comments
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SEMA Show 2012

Last weekend saw the close of the legendary SEMA show in Las Vegas, NV. The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) holds the show each year as the premier trade show for the full size aftermarket product industry as a venue to showcase the best work and hottest new performance parts to hit the car market. [...]

Nov 09, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas Rally Car – World Exclusive!

EXCLUSIVE: We drive Traxxas’ newest RTR, the 4WD brushless-powered Rally! A 60+ MPH hatchback-style all-terrain racer that puts the excitement of the U.S. Rallycross Series, World Rally Championship, and X-Games Rally competition right into your hands.    

Oct 05, 2012 Comments
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Grave Digger Duo!

Traxxas Son-Uva Digger and Grave Digger 30th anniversary or Over a year now, Traxxas has been releasing licensed replicas of the Monster Jam monster trucks. While they’re essentially the same underneath their scale bodies, monster truck fans swarm to each new release to keep their field of mini monsters complete. The newest editions to the [...]

Sep 19, 2012 Comments
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Horizon Air Meet 2012 full of Action!

Just got back from the Horizon Air Meet and boy are my arms tired (*insert drum hit here)! What an awesome time checking out all the excitement at the Sanford Airport in Sanford, ME this weekend. Horizon had full use of the runways to fly jets of all sizes and shapes as well as areas [...]

Sep 11, 2012 Comments
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