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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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Are nitro short course trucks the next big class?

I’ve been talking about converting my Losi TEN SCTE to nitro power for a while now and I finally found the time to make the change over. Since the chassis had all the same screw holes and cut outs as the Losi 810 I decided to remove everything from the chassis of my 810 to [...]

May 02, 2011 Comments
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Old School RC

Growing up, I was very fond of Tamiya vehicles and had a wish list a mile long. But being a kid with no job made it hard to be able to afford that big list of vehicles. By the time I was able to afford those old school vehicles they were no longer available. Through [...]

Apr 28, 2011 Comments
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How to Shut Down Your Nitro Engine

Nitro-powered RC vehicles attract a lot of people because of the sound of the engine and smell of the exhaust. Everyone who owns a nitro vehicle knows how to start it. There are a few ways to start an engine, but each vehicle only has one or two ways to make that happen and you [...]

Apr 25, 2011 Comments
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It’s time to go racing!

There are two things I like about the spring; it gets warmer and the racing season starts. I’m excited about running laps at Pin Shop Hobbies. I always have a great time hanging with everyone there and I enjoy running in the buggy and truggy classes. This year I think I’m going to switch things [...]

Apr 15, 2011 Comments
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