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RPM Cage for Traxxas VXL-3S Speed Control

Apparently, some of you animals are thrashing your Traxxas VXL models hard enough to pop the mounting tabs off the speed control (we’re looking at you, “Ryan K.”), so RPM has tooled up this clever item: a “cage” for the VXL-3S speed control. As you can see, the cage fully surrounds the speed control to [...]

Jan 26, 2014 Comments
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Monster Energy to Sponsor Reedy Race

We’ve seen RC’s biggest brands make a push to the full-size motorsports scene by sponsoring vehicles and teams in short-course racing, motocross, and other power sports, but the latest news flips that trend upside down–now a big mainstream “action sports” brand is coming to RC. To be precise, Monster Energy has signed on as a [...]

Jan 21, 2014 Comments
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Associated Spoofs “Parts Listing Leaks” With Factory Team Action Figures, More

Have you been to the Associated home page lately? They’re having some fun with “parts-listing leaks” and have posted a page background that is a spoof parts listing with all kinds of “new products,” including team-driver action figures, bulk Unobtanium, Mr. Fusion reactors, Factory Team fabric softener, Flux Capacitors and tons more. We had some fun [...]

Jan 20, 2014 Comments
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John Edge’s RJ Speed Classic Sprinter

This week’s Reader’s Ride comers to us from John Edge of Pensacola, FL. John built this RJ Speed Classic Sprint Car in honor of his dad, Jack Edge, and finished it like the Midget racing car Jack drove 55 years ago. Special care was spent getting the helmet, goggles, and bandana detailed just like they [...]

Jan 20, 2014 Comments
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Don’t Forget to Get Your Vote On

We kicked off the Readers’ Choice Awards voting last week, and the ballots are rolling in! Have you voted yet? If not, do it now! Just click the big red VOTE button to make your picks–and you might win something too! It’s votin’ time! Every year, we turn to the experts of RC (that’s you) [...]

Jan 20, 2014 Comments
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JConcepts G-Loc Short-Course Street Treads

If you’re burning down off-road treads with street sessions, why not go with authentic road rubber for your truck’s next set of sneakers? JConcepts is hoping you’ll do just that and make their new G-Loc design your choice.  In addition to their street-flavor tread, the tires feature a reinforced carcass (you can see the “x-brace” [...]

Jan 18, 2014 Comments
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RC For the End of the World: Pro-Line Apocalypse

Pro-Line’s new Apocalypse shell is the perfect topper for your Traxxas Summit, with styling suitable for urban pacification, zombie control, or any type of post-nuclear-meltown mutant situation you’ve got brewing.  We also spot a touch of  International Maxx Pro in the design, and we can definitely see a few Road Warrior-themed builds happening with this body. As always, [...]

Jan 17, 2014 Comments
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Pro-Line Teases New Mirage SS Body for RC10 Classic

We shared a snap of Pro-Line’s upcoming Mirage SS body on Facebook (to the tune of over 1,200 Likes) that showed the shell with a silver spray-bomb paint job, but this latest pic shows the body with a legit paint job–Cliff Lett’s classic “Team Moo” colors, to be precise. Which is fitting, since the Mirage [...]

Jan 16, 2014 Comments
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