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Arrma Fury BLX: 60mph Short Course Machine

The Fury BLX RTR has a claimed top speed of 60+ MPH with 3S power and optional gearing. Power comes from a 3600Kv brushless motor and an included 8.4 volt battery provides the juice for this short course truck. Other features include an all metal gear differential, durable and light weigh chassis, slipper clutch and [...]

Aug 06, 2015 Comments
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Vaterra Ascender Now Available With 1972 Ford Bronco Body

Vaterra has taken the popular Ascender chassis and added a well detailed 1972 Ford Bronco body to it. At this time it’s only available in RTR form and features a LiPo compatible speed control, brushed motor and heavy duty high torque servo to get it around. It comes set in the short wheelbase setting and [...]

Aug 06, 2015 Comments
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Axial Jeep Mighty FC Body

Axial’s latest body design will just be a weird-lookin’ body for some RC fans, but Jeepers will recognize the snub-nosed styling as a Forward-Control or “FC.” The classic utility platform got an official “concept” makeover back in 2012 as the “Mighty FC,” and that’s what Axial has modeled here. Definitely different! See below for full [...]

Aug 05, 2015 Comments
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The Tamiya Monster Beetle Is Back!

We are very excited to see that Tamiya has added the Monster Beetle to the rerelease list. This is an iconic truck from the 80s and the 2015 version retains the same great look. The Monster Beetle features independent front and rear suspension, a rugged chassis, spiked terra treaded tires and a well detailed injection [...]

Aug 05, 2015 Comments
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Gmade Reveals New Komodo Pickup

It looks like Gmade has started an Instagram account but the real news is that the first few posts are teaser shots of a new truck called the Komodo. Let’s take a look at this new beast…   If you look below the truck you can see that it’s sitting on a Sawback manual which [...]

Aug 04, 2015 Comments
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Kev’s Bench: 5 Trucks That Will Inspire You

When I’m done working on RC stuff for my job during the day, I like to spend my quiet evenings scrolling through RC groups on various social media sites on my phone. I am always looking for the latest trends and trying to come up with cool project to build for the readers of Radio [...]

Aug 03, 2015 Comments
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Gmade Brass Axle Weight

Latest from GMade: Main Features: CNC Machined from solid billet brass These are add weight down low to help the center of gravity on your vehicle, enabling you to run less rotating weight in the tires. Will work in both the front and rear axles. Weight = 33g per set Easy installation Fits Gmade GS01 [...]

Jul 29, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line LockDown 1/5-scale Truck Tires [VIDEO ADDED]

Pro-Line has produced a new tire for the 1/5-scale off-road market. It’s called the LockDown and designed to fit vehicles like the HPI Baja 5SC and Losi 5IVE-T. The tires are molded out of Pro-Line’s XTR compound and do not include foam inserts so make sure you set the stockers aside when swapping the tires. [...]

Jul 27, 2015 Comments
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