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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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Radio Control “Devil Baby” Terrorizes NYC

For once, you just might literally “ROTFL” at something on the internet. To generate hype for the movie Devil’s Due, an elaborated animatronic “devil baby” complete with self-propelled carriage was piloted around the streets of NYC via radio control to scare the bejeebers out of all who decided to look in on the little terror-tot. It [...]

Jan 16, 2014 Comments
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Peak Vantage2 Brushless Motors–Best Solder Tabs Ever!

High-performance always gets the spotlight in RC, but it’s very often convenience that we most appreciate in our RC gear. Case in point, Peak’s new Vantage 2 motors. While they’ll undoubtedly do a great job of turning volts into RPMs, what we really like are the dual sensor ports that allow you to orient the [...]

Jan 15, 2014 Comments
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Tamiya Announces New Toyota FJ Cruiser and CC-01 Options

Tamiya’s long-popular CC-01 chassis will soon be available dressed as a Toyota FJ Cruiser, joining  the Land Cruiser 40 already in the lineup to represent both ends of the Landcruiser lineage. The bodywork is spot-on (as usual), with lots of injection-molded detailing for a completely authentic look. The CC-01 chassis is scale-like as well, featuring [...]

Jan 14, 2014 Comments
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