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JConcepts Ford Atlas Now Available For 1.9 Inch Rigs

JConcepts first launched its Ford Atlas body in a short-course version, and has now tweaked the shape to fit your favorite scale rig. The body is designed to fit 12-inch wheelbase trucks and features aggressive styling that matches the full-size Ford. Other features include recessed windows, fender flairs, overspray film and window masks. Looks good [...]

May 06, 2015 Comments
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Turnigy’s B405 Packs Big-Charger Features in a Pocket Size

Turnigy’s B405 is about the same size as a standard 2S LiPo, making it easy to carry along. As expected for a charger of this size, it’s DC-only. So, if you’re also bringing a power supply along, that takes away the “tiny charger” advantage. But if you’re using the 12v battery of the vehicle that [...]

May 05, 2015 Comments
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I’m building a Durango DNX8!

The outdoor off-road season is here and I am currently building a new Durango DNX8 to get some track time with. This is the latest and greatest nitro 1/8-scae buggy from Durango and I can’t wait to dig into the build. Let’s take a look at what I have going on for the local off-road [...]

May 04, 2015 Comments
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What’s Cooler Than a Jet Engine in a Boat? TWO Jet Engines [VIDEO]

I am a fan of RC boats– the bigger the better. Gas power is cool, electric power is impressive, but a boat with two turbine engines is just mind blowing. Yep, those are two mini turbine engines that you would normally see in a large scale RC jet and this guy shoved them into a [...]

May 01, 2015 Comments
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Axial Wraith Spawn Now Available In Kit Form

I always love it when Axial introduces a kit version of a vehicle that was only available in RTR form before. I enjoy building and with these kits you get parts that were option parts for the RTR version and a vehicle that is slightly better performance wise and a little more durable. The latest [...]

Apr 30, 2015 Comments
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RPM Announces Shock Hoops & Body Mounts for Axial SCX10

RPM is venturing further into the trail and crawler scene, which is good news since many machines could use the durability of RPM’s indestructible parts. These new shock hoops for the SCX10 are not just a stock replacement deal, instead they offer several mounting positions for the shocks to change shock angle and raise and [...]

Apr 30, 2015 Comments
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Thunder Tiger Jackal Trophy Truck Update

A few months ago we showed you body on photos of Thunder Tiger’s prototype Jackal trophy truck and now we’re able to show you what’s going on under the hood. Some of the parts appear to be prototypes (note the rough surfaces), but it looks like the truck is going to have shaft driven 4WD [...]

Apr 16, 2015 Comments
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Now HobbyKing Has a 3D Printer

There’s no escaping 3D printing, and now that Hobby King is in on the act with the Turnigy Fabrikator, getting into the new tech is more affordable than ever. The $450 printer is designed to print ABS and PLA materials, and according to HobbyKing, the printer delivers a high-quality finish. The unit features a heated [...]

Apr 15, 2015 Comments
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