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Classic Plastic: Richard Royall and RPM

Whether you’re a racer, enthusiast or just a casual RC’er, chances are there’s at least one piece of RPM gear on your car or in your toolbox. Whether it’s the classic RPM camber gauge or a set of super-tough arms to replace worn-out stockers (or maybe you just wanted a color other than black), RPM’s [...]

Apr 08, 2014 Comments
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June Issue Rolling Out Now! Losi’s Big Buggy, Special Boating Section, Much More!

The June edition of RC Car Action is rolling out now! If you’re a Digital Edition subscriber, you can view the issue instantly. If you get down with print, make a stop at the newsstand (or check your mailbox) for a look at the power-packed pages. Here’s a sneak-peek at the “openers” for a few [...]

Apr 04, 2014 Comments
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O.S. Engines Hits the Road With Speed R2101 1/8 Scale Mill

If you like your nitro power mixed with foam tires and pavement, O.S. Engines’ latest mill is all you. The Speed R201 is based on the red-hot 21XZ-B Speed Spec II (as used by Ty Tessmann to win The Dirt Nitro Challenge), and tuned for high-revving road action. Full press info from O.S. below. Follow [...]

Apr 02, 2014 Comments
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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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