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Are you a custom builder?

  One of the reasons I love the RC hobby is because the possibilities with these vehicles is almost endless. I enjoy building kit vehicles and building project vehicles for the mag where I bolt on a bunch of cool stuff. The thing that I enjoy the most is designing and making my own parts. [...]

May 27, 2011 Comments
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What track food do you like?

Every weekend that I hit the track I bring a few of my favorite foods so I have something to chow on when I get hungry. I’m not a fan of having to leave the track during the day to get some grub because I’m always worried that I’m going to miss my next round [...]

May 23, 2011 Comments
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RC Car Action Readers’ Rides: 8 Steps to Get In

“Readers Rides” is one of the most popular columns in the magazine, and we receive a lot of mail and emails with your vehicles every day. While we’d love to share each and every submission, often we can’t always show vehicles because of the [poor] quality of the photos that were provided. Taking photos of [...]

May 23, 2011 Comments
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Some things just make me crazy

Well all have pet peeves and different levels of them. A lot of us spend time at the track and see lots of things that just aren’t right. I go to the track every chance I get to run some laps with my RC cars and trucks and have and have a good time while [...]

May 19, 2011 Comments
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Are tractor trailer trucks going to be the next big craze?

Since scale vehicles are growing in popularity these days do you guys think that we’ll see a rise in the amount of tractor trailer type trucks being built? Who doesn’t love big tractor trailer trucks? I’ve built a few Tamiya trucks and even a Wedico in my time at RC Car Action and they were [...]

May 17, 2011 Comments
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What’s next for nitro?

One the electric side of things we saw brushless motors and LiPo batteries develop and because of the awesome power and long run times that they produce the segment has grown a lot lately. Easy of use is also a big factor. So what’s next for nitro? I feel that we are going to be [...]

May 11, 2011 Comments
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Losi XXX-SCB action video

We have the only Losi XXX-SCBs that aren’t in Losi’s hands and we recently raced them at Pin Shop Hobbies in Oakville CT. These buggies look great and handel very well. We are excited about having a new class to race in. Could this be the next big spec vehicle? Check out this video of the [...]

May 06, 2011 Comments
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The Great Debate: Nitro VS Electric

I’m a nitro guy all the way and will be that way for as long as I’m involved in this great hobby. But I do see more and more electric vehicles popping up at the track and hobby shop which means that electric power has taken over. Yes, I have reviewed many electric vehicles for [...]

May 05, 2011 Comments
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