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Everything You Need To Know About Batteries

In this article from our April 2014 issue, you’ll learn the essentials of RC battery terminology and tech, and how to get the most from your packs. For access to RC Car Action issues online, sign up for a Digital Edition subscription today! Click images to enlarge Thanks for reading!

Jul 21, 2014 Comments by
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Ford Built 3/8 Scale RC Cars–In the 1950s!

And you thought 1/5 scale RC cars were big–have a look at these 3/8 scale (a little over 1/3 scale) RC cars built by Ford back in the 1950s. Hat-tip to Mac’s Motor City Garage for posting the pics and video. The story behind these cars is fascinating: “…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed [...]

Jul 19, 2014 Comments by
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Lee Martin Jumps His Mugen Truggy Over Two Semis For McDonalds UK

Now this is a good promotion. Mugen racer Lee Martin clears a pair of semis parked end-to-end in a bid to make you hungry for a chicken sandwich. It’s definitely a wild video, and looks legit–though it would be nice to see the jump as one continuous shot to confirm Lee actually nailed the landing. [...]

Jul 17, 2014 Comments by
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Team Associated Reveals Factory Team B44.3

Since the B44′s debut, Team Associated’s four-wheeler has gone on to win three IFMAR World titles and four ROAR nats wins–so yeah, it works. Newly updated as the B44.3 Factory Team kit, the top-shelf buggy is now built on an aluminum chassis for an even lower CG, and the chassis’ specially machined design and new [...]

Jul 16, 2014 Comments by
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ARRMA vs. Skatepark

Want to see the latest ARRMA cars and trucks getting down in a skatepark and on other terrain? Sure you do. Click below to see the Raider, Granite, Fury, and Vorteks Mega-series vehicles doing their thing.

Jul 15, 2014 Comments by
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Matthew Lane’s Axial SCX10 Farm Truck

This well-weathered workhorse of a Reader’s Ride comes to us from Matthew Lane. Like many scale builds, there’s a modified Axial SCX10 chassis beneath the bodywork. The frame rails have been chromed to make them stand out, and an aluminum 4-link suspension helps the hammered hauler get around in the woods. The body is the [...]

Jul 15, 2014 Comments by
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September Issue On Sale Now!

The latest issue of RC Car Action is on sale now! Find it at your favorite newsstand or bookstore, or better yet, find it in your mailbox each month with a subscription–get yours here. In addition to your monthly “hard copy,” you’ll also get access to each issue as a Digital Edition that you can search, [...]

Jul 14, 2014 Comments
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Vintage RC Quiz: Wing Words of Wisdom

This was originally written for our March issue’s Tamiya Egress review, but we didn’t have room for it. So here it is online, because the internet can never be full… Rather than use the massive real estate of a buggy’s rear wing to advertise the name of the brand or car, Tamiya used the space [...]

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