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TrackStar D-Spec Drift Gyro Gets You Sideways On The Cheap

If you’ve ever wanted to experiment with a gyro for drifting (or cheating in the Parking Lot 500, we won’t judge you), TrackStar’s new box will let you electronically mitigate oversteer on the cheap–the D-Spec Drift Gyro is just $19! You can adjust the “gain”(the amount of steering help the gyro gives you) right from the [...]

Jan 07, 2015 Comments
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Three-Wheel Drive Drift Trike? YES

Danny Huynh of Sydney, Australia is the creative mind behind this astounding build, which takes drift action from four wheels down to three, complete with “3WD”–the front wheel gets its own motor! Gotta love the articulated driver figure. You can see more of Danny’s builds on his Facebook page, and on YouTube.   You should [...]

Jan 06, 2015 Comments
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What’s Next For RC? Our Predictions for 2015

What’s in store for RC in the year ahead? It’s anyone’s guess, but if you want to know what we’re guessing, this is the place. From the hot and happening to the fizzled and fading, we reveal our predictions for what the next twelve months hold in store. Are we on target or off base? [...]

Jan 05, 2015 Comments
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Axial Wraith “County Mounty” Project Build

This Wraith-based custom reels in the rig’s wheelbase and width for a more scale footprint and tops the chassis off with a Chevy C10 body and police colors to create a five-oh 4X4. Those are the broad strokes—there are many more detailing tricks and custom touches between the bumpers, as you’ll see for yourself! Click [...]

Jan 05, 2015 Comments
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WATCH: 1/5 Scale Snow Racing

Snow racing with 1/5 scale cars is pretty cool, and by cool we also mean cold. We’ll take a gallon of hot chocolate to go with that gallon of gas, please. Lots of great action and sounds here, as the big gas burners slide their way through the white stuff. Take a look!

Jan 05, 2015 Comments
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New O.S. Speed B2101 Engine & TrakPower 12v Engine Heater

A new engine from O.S. and an engine heater from TrakPower? Sounds like a two-fer post to us… If you want to run the engine that won the 2014 Worlds under the command of Ty Tessmann, this is it. “B” is for Buggy, and the B2101 is O.S.’ best off-road mill with features that include [...]

Jan 02, 2015 Comments
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This Fully Articulated RC Figure Will Blow You Away

If you thought strapping a wrestling guy into your Wraith looked awesome, you need to check this out. In addition to the eye-popping full RC articulation, his “face” is a Fat Shark first-person-view camera, with the emphasis on PERSON. Can’t wait to see the finished project! Who will be the first to put a pedal-pumping, [...]

Dec 31, 2014 Comments
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ARRMA Raider XL Arrives

As teased previously, ARRMA has announced their new super-sized Raider XL BLX buggy. We’re used to seeing 1/8 scale 4WD buggies, but 2WD models in this size are rare. Click the pics to enlarge, we’ll talk details along the way. It’s hard to get a sense of scale based on this pic, but if you [...]

Dec 31, 2014 Comments
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