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Turning Heads! Easy driver-figure animation

Kyosho’s Rage VE features a molded-in driver figure with a separate helmet that’s ripe for head-turning action. All it takes is a spare servo and a little mechanical creativity. In the case of the Rage, the headrest proved to be perfectly sized for a micro servo, and a collection of hardware and linkages from the [...]

Oct 19, 2013 Comments
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Latest Gear: Racers Edge PRIME 30amp Power Supply

If you’re hip to our Hot News & New Stuff forum, then you’re already aware of the latest addition to the Racers Edge PRIME family of batteries and chargers. Along with its can’t-miss-it red-anodized aluminum case, the PRIME 30-Amp Power Supply feratures built in cooling fans, dual output ports, and two independent USB charging ports for [...]

Oct 15, 2013 Comments
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Latest Traxxas video: E-Revo vs. Revo 3.3, watch it here!

Ever wanted to see an E-Revo go head to head with the nitro-burning Revo 3.3? Now’s your chance–Traxxas’ newest video puts both monster machines in action for a full-throttle thrash session. Watch the video now, then talk about it on our Facebook page!

Oct 14, 2013 Comments
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HPI Announces New Looks for Sprint 2 RTRs

HPI has announced three new versions of its popular Sprint 2 RTR platform. The  Sport model is now available with ’69 Camaro and Nissan GTR shells, and the Drift-spec car is now equipped with a Nissan 350Z bodywork.  Feature-wise, the latest Sprint 2 models are identical minus their bodies, wheels, and tires. For more on [...]

Oct 07, 2013 Comments
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New Video! Losi 5IVE-T Roller review teaser

Losi’s new 5IVE-T Roller gets the full Performance Test treatment in our December issue, complete with Bartolone engine and pipe. Braaap!   Read the whole review (plus a lot of other stuff) in the December issue of RCCA!  

Oct 04, 2013 Comments
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Throwback Thursday, June 1992: RC10 Team Car, Kyosho 4Runner, Tamiya Skyline, more…

June, 1992. Most of you will recall that this was the year Denmark rejected the Maastricht Treaty by a thin margin in a national referendum, but some of you will also remember this action-packed issue of RC Car Action. Also, Kriss Kross was ruling the charts with Jump–please put your pants on backwards out of respect [...]

Oct 03, 2013 Comments
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First Look! Racers Edge Pro4 Enduro

Unless you’re actually at iHobby and standing in booth 1215, this is the closest look you’re going to get at the Racers Edge Pro4 Enduro! We’ll have a full review in the January issue of RC Car Action, and Racers Edge’s first 4X4 looks like a winner–as these photos attest. It’s a sharp-looking truck, make [...]

Oct 03, 2013 Comments
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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Spektrum brings electronic stability control to RC–WE DRIVE IT

In full-size cars, electronic stability systems are common, with names like ESP (electronic stability program), DSC (dynamic stability control), and ESC (electronic stability control) all describing essentially the same thing: a system of piezoelectric gyroscopes, position sensors, and accelerometers that monitor the car’s attitiude relative to control inputs, and software that electronically “steps in” and makes corrective [...]

Oct 03, 2013 Comments
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