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Airtronics Introduces All-In-One Speed Control/Receiver

We love when new RC technology hits the scene and this new Super Vortex-Plus ZERO speed control from Airtronics is one of those deals. At first glance this may look like a standard speed control but if you look closer you’ll see that there are two ports on the side and that means that this sucker [...]

May 20, 2015 Comments
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Serpent Introduces Mid-Motor Spyder RTR Buggy

That’s right Serpent has released a RTR Mid Motor buggy and it’s designed by former 1/10 scale 2wd World Champion Billy Easton so you know that it has to be good. Features include 12mm shocks, gear differential, aluminum motor plate and spring steel drive shafts. For radio equipment you get a 3-channel radio, compact receiver, [...]

May 13, 2015 Comments
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JConcepts Goes 1/5-scale Racing With New “Chasers” Tire

JConcepts is well known for 1/10 and 1/8 racing tires, and now they’ve added 1/5 scale rubber to the list. The new Chasers design has an aggressive tread pattern inspired by 1/8 scale  tires, and features a reinforced carcass to reduce tire expansion and to give more support during hard cornering. The tires fit Losi 5T [...]

May 12, 2015 Comments
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5 Reasons Why Truck Pulling Is Cool

The more I look around on the internet the more I see custom pulling trucks popping up. I’m excited about this trend and am really excited to build one of my own. Some may ask why I’m so into building a pulling truck and I am here to show you. These are my 5 reasons [...]

May 11, 2015 Comments
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Novak Announces Trans Am Racing Combo

Novak is jumping into the Trans Am Racing series hard with its new GTB 3/Ballistic Boss VTA 25.5T Race Combo. The Ballistic Boss brushless motor is popular with the Trans Am crowd so Novak has combined it with the GTB 3 to reduce the overall cost of the two products. This sensored system has a [...]

May 08, 2015 Comments
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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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