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“King” of the Trail: Tyler Puterbaugh’s Axial Wraith

If you’re an RCCA subscriber or you snagged our May issue off the newsstand, you’ve already seen this Reader’s Ride between the pages (or, you may have seen it tearing up the trails in Benton, PA). Tyler Puterbaugh’s Axial Wraith is the pride of his RC fleet and looks great in this nicely-snapped shot. The [...]

Mar 31, 2014 Comments
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New Outerwears Gear for Losi Desert Buggy XL

Outerwears filters are popular in many forms of motorsports as well as RC, and their latest batch of gear is designed for the Losi Desert Buggy XL. The Pre-Filter, “Shockwears” shock boots, and pull-start filter are constructed of Outerwears’ unique “Terra-Flo” material, which repels dust and water yet flows air freely. Full press info below [...]

Mar 30, 2014 Comments
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Throwback Thursday, April 1991: Bullhead, Blackfoot, JR-XT, and More

This week’s Throwback Thursday takes us to 1991, when Terminator 2 ruled theaters (awesome) and Marky Mark owned the charts (less awesome). As for RC Car Action, our April issue was getting down monster-style, with Tamiya’s big Bullhead getting its grille all up in your grille. Chevron treads, lots of chrome, and semi-truck styling make [...]

Mar 27, 2014 Comments
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New & Hot: Axial’s Casey-Currie-inspired SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition

Axial‘s latest SCX10 RTR is packed to the gills with licensed replica gear from a gang of full-size off-roading’s hottest brands, including a Rigid Industries light bar (with 10 working LEDs!), BFGoodrich Krawler T/A KX tires, Black Rock wheels, and Poison Spyder’s Rock Brawler bumpers and Crusher fender flares. The new SCX10 flavor also shows off CRC [...]

Mar 26, 2014 Comments
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Last Chance to Win Our TGN-Equipped Losi 5IVE-T!

Don’t miss out on your chance to win our Losi 5IVE-T “Skull Crusher” build, complete with go-fast gear from TGN, Losi, Pro-Line, and Hitec. All you have to do to enter the contest is “Like” us on Facebook and fill in a few blanks. Click here or on the image above for your chance to [...]

Mar 24, 2014 Comments
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Pro-line Announces Monster-Sized Wrangler Shell, SC Bronco Body, More

The team’s been busy at Pro-Line, with a gang of new releases including for monster trucks, short-course machines, and buggies. You can find all the latest Pro-Line news in our Hot News & New Stuff forum, with additional pics and all the details for the gear below and more. First up, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited [...]

Mar 21, 2014 Comments
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Kyosho Announces ReadySet Inferno MP9e TKI T1

We just featured the nitro-burning version of Kyosho’s RTR Inferno on our April cover,  and now the electric version is set to hit stores. Orion supplies the brushless power system, which is rated for 4S LiPo, and Kyosho includes the LCD-equipped version of their Synchro 2.4GHz pistol. Full Kyosho hype after the pics. More pics [...]

Mar 18, 2014 Comments
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Basher Announces “Nitro Circus” Short-Course 4X4

Basher’s Nitro Circus line now includes a 4WD short-course machine, offered as an “Almost Ready to Run” model ready for the transmitter, receiver, and batteries of your choice. Specs are similar to the Nitro Circus monster truck (as tested in our latest issue), with an aluminum chassis, oversized aluminum shocks, a triple-diff drivetrain, 35-amp speed control, [...]

Mar 13, 2014 Comments
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