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Got Monster Truck? Send Us Your Pics!

We’re revving up another Monster Trucks special issue, and we want to see your machine in the mag. Send your best shots to, and be sure to include the details about your build. Need photo tips? Just  click here. Here are the trucks that made the cut for our last issue–click to enlarge.

Jun 20, 2015 Comments
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Wild Rat-Rod Drift Ride–Who Built It? [VIDEO]

“This car is not mine! Do not ask me details because I do not know anything!” That’s all YouTuber “robekensugi” has to say about this beautifully crafted rat-rod drifter, but we’d love to learn more. You don’t see beam front axles and Watts-link rear ends in RC often, and I can’t say we’ve ever seen [...]

Jun 19, 2015 Comments
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Tested: Outerwears Generation 2 Chassis Shroud for Traxxas Slash 4X4 (Standard Chassis)

Outerwears and its filter products are popular with powersports and motorsports enthusiasts, as well as RC fans. In the RC car realm, Outerwears chassis shrouds are an easy upgrade and do a good job of keeping the chassis free of dirt and debris, and even shed water. The Terra-Flo technology is impressive. The material is [...]

Jun 17, 2015 Comments
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Jun 13, 2015 Comments
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The Greatest RC Trucks of All Time

In our June 2015 issue (which was like two issues ago–I know, magazines are weird), we took a look at our picks for RC’s greatest trucks–ten in all, in no particular order. Do you agree with our picks? Which would you boot for your personal list, and replace with what models? Let us know in [...]

Jun 09, 2015 Comments
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Distance Record Jump Attempt: Car Shatters Ramp On Re-Entry [VIDEO]

Watch as the Freestyle RC crew attempts to beat the Guinness record for longest RC car jump (121 feet, .75 inches), which was set in 2011. Their Arrma Talion is up to the task, but the landing ramp…not so much.

Jun 07, 2015 Comments
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Hitec X2 AC Plus: Now Your Charger Has WiFi

Well, it CAN have WiFi, the module is extra. With it, you can use your smartphone to program the charger remotely…which is kind of weird since you’re presumably sitting right in front of the charger, but it’s still going to be fun to try out. As for the charger itself, you’re looking at dual outputs [...]

Jun 05, 2015 Comments
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This ’67 Scout is Made of Wood. WOOD.

“Wah, I wish they made (insert body style here).” Go make your own, kid. Watch in wonder as master modeler “Headquake” does just that and cuts, Dremels, sands and glues his way to an eye-popping replica of a 1967 International Harvester Scout. Out of WOOD. Plus, jazzy soundtrack.

Jun 04, 2015 Comments
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