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Pit Bull 2.2″ Rock Beast II Tires [Review]

Pit Bull is a well known company in the full-size automotive world, and the company produces tires for off-road vehicles including ATVs and UTVs, 4X4s and even pullers. RC tires are the newest direction for the brand, and the 1/10 scale rubber is designed by the same engineers that get the full-size treads just right. [...]

Jul 22, 2015 Comments
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REDs Racing Goes On-Road With New M7WCS V2.1

The M7WCS V2.1 is the latest engine to come from the gang at REDs Racing. It’s a .21 size engine and ready to push a 1/8-scale on-road car up to speed in a hurry. Special attention has been paid to the engine’s front crankcase bearing which is an area where engines can lose power and [...]

Jul 21, 2015 Comments
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Tekno Updates Their Nitro Buggy With New NB48.3

The NB48.3 is the latest in a line of new vehicles from Tekno RC. The engineers at Tekno have spent a lot of time optimizing the NB48.3 to be the best that it can be in the 1/8-scale nitro buggy category. There’s a long list of features and they include precision ground brake discs, swept [...]

Jul 20, 2015 Comments
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Project Old School Update

It’s been a slow go for my old school monster truck due to a recent move. All the parts have been sitting in boxes for a few months and I was finally able to free them and start building again. Here’s a little bit of an update of what is going on with this project. [...]

Jul 20, 2015 Comments
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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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