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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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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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