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EXCLUSIVE! New LaTrax Rally, We Drive It!

LaTrax is new on the scene, but since it’s “powered by Traxxas,” the brand already has plenty of cred. The first car under the new nameplate is the 1/18 scale Rally, a fully assembled, complete-with-batteries RTR street car that hits the street at under $150. At that price, the Rally is nearly as affordable as [...]

Jul 01, 2013 Comments
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Pro-Line’s Tricked-Out Twin Hammers

We shared photos of Pro-Line’s fully customized Vaterra Twin Hammers during our RCX coverage, and were left wanting more. You too? Then have a look at Pro-Line’s build details here! All the parts, mods, and details are covered. Click it!  

Jun 29, 2013 Comments
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Almost done…Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Part 3

With the chassis side plates completed in part two, it’s time to install the transmission and assemble the axles. The transmission bolts into place with four screws, two per side, and aluminum supports brudge the side plates as well. With both chassis plates installed and the transmission in place, we’re ready to move on to the [...]

Jun 27, 2013 Comments
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Preview: Latest Tamiya Models–MB GT3, Vintage Novafox, More!

Tamiya just announced a gang of upcoming new models, which you’ll be seeing in RCCA as soon as we can get our hot little hands on them. Here’s the official scoop from Tamiya: 1/10 R/C Mercedes-Benz SLS GT3 AMG (58566) Chassis: TT-02 Availability: July Suggested retail price: $218 The SLS AMG GT3 is a racecar [...]

Jun 26, 2013 Comments
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Traxxas announces new 5-amp NiMH charger

Traxxas just added a new charger to the EZ-Peak line, a 5-amp model that’ll juice up just about any NiCd or NiMH pack and even has a USB port. Here’s are the details direct from Traxxas.com: The new Traxxas EZ-Peak™ 5amp NiMH charger packs more power for faster charging, which results in less downtime and [...]

Jun 24, 2013 Comments
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RC Weekend WINNER Dave Hun!

  Congrats to Dave Hun of Beverly Hills CA for taking the win in this weekend’s RC WEEKEND contest! This low-angle shot taken in early morning (or is it late afternoon?) sun shows just how good a static image can look when well composed. We’re saluting Dave’s photo skills, but remember, RC WEEKEND isn’t a [...]

Jun 24, 2013 Comments
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RC Weekend Winner: Nathan Marco!

Congrats to Facebook fan Nathan Marco for taking home the RC Weekend win with this trail-blazing shot, which definitely has us hankering for trail time. Nathan scores a Robinson Racing Gen 3 Slipper Clutch for his Axial Wraith. Will you win next weekend? You might if you enter! All you need to do is post [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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Back at the bench! Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios build

It’s been much longer between build sessions than I hoped for, but I’m finally back in the shop and twirling the ol’ number-two Phillips screwdriver on the way to turning a bunch of parts into a  TXT-2 Agrios. After completing the transmission in the first build session, it’s time for bumper assembly, which is dispatched [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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