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This Custom Creation’s Articulated Driver Will Blow You Away

This build takes the “driver turns his head with steering” trick to the whole ‘nother level, adding arm movement to steer the wheel and throttle-pumping leg action—plus a blower with operating butterflies synced to the throttle, complete with engine sound! The builder is Danny Hunh, who hails from Australia–you can see more of his work [...]

Aug 03, 2015 Comments by
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Are These The Best-Looking Transmitters Ever?

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Everything You Need To Know About Nitro Fuel

Other than “not gasoline,” most hobbyists who are new to nitro power don’t understand what’s in nitro fuel, or more importantly, how those ingredients effect power, performance, and engine life. Any fuel you purchase that’s labeled “for RC cars” will work just fine, but if you want to choose the best fuel for your type [...]

Jul 31, 2015 Comments by
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Losi Announces All-New 1/6 Scale Audi R8 GT3 Supercar

No one saw this thing coming! Losi’s super-sized take on street-shredding RC looks like a real powerhouse. The car is built on an all-new chassis dubbed the “6IX,” and will arrive RTR. The car’s sensorless 1200Kv motor is fueled by dual batteries (not included) and a 6S-rated speed control that delivers over 60mph, says Losi. [...]

Jul 30, 2015 Comments by
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FireBrand RC Stoke-D On-Road Body [New Gear]

Expect to see lots of new loot from FireBrand RC, starting with the Range Rover Evoque-inspired “Stoke-D” shell. It’s shown here on FireBrand’s O.G.-D wheels and drift s slicks. The O.G.-Ds only comes with black tires as this post goes up, but FireBrand says the orange-tire versions are coming soon–good thing, ‘cuz they look rad. [...]

Jul 29, 2015 Comments by
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Helion Contakt 12TR [REVIEW]

Helion’s line of affordable RTRs has been joined by another 1/12 scale entry with the Contakt 12TR, which dresses a 2WD platform with truggy styling. Just like the other 1/12 scale cars in their lineup, the Contakt packs a lot of value into a small package at a low price. A 2.4GHz radio system controls [...]

Jul 29, 2015 Comments by
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These Are Some of the “Coolest RC Cars Ever” Says Google

So, what exactly do you get if you do a Google image search for “coolest RC car ever”? Here’s a sampling: Tricked out and custom blue-anodized Kyosho Optima? Definitely cool.   Rocket car, hello speed! Goodbye eyebrows. No info on this one.   Oooh, very nice vintage Dynamic nitro action with faux velocity stacks as [...]

Jul 27, 2015 Comments
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AKA 1:10 Buggy EVO Slicks

Latest from AKA: The Slicks are a treadless tire designed for maximum performance on high-grip, indoor clay tracks. They are available in Clay Compound only and compatible with the EVO 2.4″ wheels or HEXlite 2.2″ wheels with the Evo Conversion Kit (sold seperately). Available as 2wd or 4wd front/ rear pairs with Red inserts, or 2wd/4wd [...]

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