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Now That’s a Big Bruiser

The Tamiya Bruiser is already hefty piece of hardware in 1:10 scale–here it is in 1:1 scale! This full-size Toyota pickup has been lovingly detailed to capture the stance and style of Tamiya’s iconic off-roader, and it truly is a thing of beauty to see in person. Though it appears to be a full runner, [...]

May 18, 2014 Comments
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Fascinating Full-size Rides at RCX

Team Associated has Carl Renezeder‘s LOORS race machine on display. Rockstar’s custom Wrangler, complete with carbon-fiber fenders. RIPP Superchargers’ Wrangler is no slouch either. Starsky and Hutch Torino. If you’re young, it was a movie with Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson; if you’re old, it was a 70s TV show. The Bullitt Mustang is the [...]

May 17, 2014 Comments
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RCX Ready to Go – Tons of Photos!

Last-minute setup and polish as we get ready to open the doors to RCX! If you can get to the OC Fair & Event Center this weekend, make sure you visit RCX!

May 17, 2014 Comments
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RCX Is Here!

RCX is here! We hope you’ll join us at the Radio Control Expo at the OC Fair Event Center throughout the weekens, but if you can’t be at RCX in person, be sure to follow along with the show here at RCCA.com. We’ll be blowing it up on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter too, so add ‘em to your favorites! The 2013 show was a blast, [...]

May 16, 2014 Comments
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Vattera Goes Rally With Rockstar Ford Fiesta RallyCross

Vaterra is officially in the rally game with the new Ford Fiesta RallyCross, which will arrive in Rockstar colors fully RTR minus a battery. You can strap in a 3S LiPo if you want to go big (over 55mph, says Vaterra), the Dynamite Fuze 3300KV brushless setup can take the juice. And since the RallyCross [...]

May 15, 2014 Comments
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It’s Not a Robot: TrackStar Tripod Cooling Fan

What the heck…? Oh, it’s a fan on a poseable tripod, so you can aim it at whatever needs cooling. Motor, charger, slice of pizza…whatever. Also soldering irons, when you need to pack up quickly (ever stuff a hot iron into you pit bag? It’s literally not-cool).  The brushless fan jacks into your power supply [...]

May 15, 2014 Comments
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WATCH: Traxxas Summit “Extreme Canyon Run”

With its LED lighting system, high-low transmission, remote-locking diffs, and waterproof electronics, the Summit is easily the most versatile truck in the Traxxas lineup. Speed down the open trail, crawl over rocks, cross a stream, sky over jumps–this truck does it all, as captured in Traxxas’ latest video.

May 12, 2014 Comments
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Throwback Thursday: July 1994 and Project Big Truck

The best-known vehicle of 1994 was undoubtedly OJ Simpson’s Ford Bronco, but if you were an RCCA reader, a much different truck had your attention: the aptly named Project Big Truck. With the Clod Buster reigning supreme as RC’s biggest and baddest car crusher, aftermarket support for the mighty monster was at its peak. Editor [...]

May 08, 2014 Comments
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