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ECX Goes Crawling With New TEMPER RTR [VIDEO]

ECX has plenty of variety in its 17-model lineup, but no rock crawlers–until now. The new Temper is 1/18-scale solid-axle crawler with 4-link suspension, brushed power, waterproof electronics, and plenty of aluminum parts (see that blue stuff? There you go). A battery and charger are in the box, so the Temper is ready to hit [...]

Jul 16, 2015 Comments
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Losi’s LST XXL-2 Is Now Available With 6S Electric Power [VIDEO]

First the Losi LST XXL was updated with gasoline power and now the gang at Losi have given us a electric powered version that is capable of handling 6S of LiPo power. A 2200Kv brushless motor gets things moving and Spektrum’s AVC keeps the truck in total control at all times. Wheelies are going to [...]

Jul 10, 2015 Comments
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Pro Boat Announces Voracity-E and Stealthwake RTRs

Pro Boat has just released two new V-hull boats for the boat gang out there. Both are ready-to-run models and go by the names of Voracity-E 36  and Stealthwake 23.  The Voracity-E 36 is a 36 inch boat with a fiberglass hull and it has a 120amp speed control that is capable of 6S power. [...]

Jul 07, 2015 Comments
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This 1/5 Scale Alfa Romeo Will Set You Back $65,000 (And It’s Not Even RC)

Yep, you read that right. This awesome recreation of an 1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza will cost you a cool $65,000. Unsurprisingly, that kind of money gets you a massive masterpiece that’s built just like the full-size car, and is so well-detailed that I thought it was the real car until I saw those [...]

Jul 06, 2015 Comments
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RC4WD Gelande II With Cruiser Body Unboxing

I am very happy that scale trucks are growing in popularity. I enjoy the time that you spend painting the body to get it just right and the scale accessories do a great job of taking that already good looking vehicle and bringing it to another level. One company that is at the top of [...]

Jul 02, 2015 Comments
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Castle Creations Releases New Monster X Speed Control

The Monster  X is the latest in the Monster line from Castle Creations and it’s designed to operate big power vehicles such as 1/8-scale buggies and truggies, on-road cars and monster trucks. The Monster X speed control is packed full of features such as the ability to adjust one of many settings from an aux [...]

Jul 02, 2015 Comments
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JConcepts Ruptures Now Available in 2.2-inch size

Hot on the heels of the 1.9-inch Ruptures are the larger 2.2-inch versions from JConcepts. These tires are great for any 2.2-inch trail truck or crawler and feature an aggressive tread pattern that is sure to provide grip on many surfaces. The soft rubber compound also aids in getting maximum traction. For more new products [...]

Jul 01, 2015 Comments
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Bill Zegers Sure Can Paint

I’ve got a JConcepts Atlas short course body for an upcoming project, and it just came back from painter Bill Zegers. I asked him to lay down a Oakley-inspired paint job and what showed up at my door was amazing. I figured I’d take a few shots and share it with you guys. I can’t [...]

Jun 30, 2015 Comments
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