Finally, I’m back at the bench to get my Tamiya Rock Socker “online build” rolling–here’s the unboxing in case you missed it. With most kits, it’s very easy to see where the build is going. You’ve got the chassis, suspension arms, shock towers, transmission halves…the usual stuff. Not so with the Rock socker, which goes [...]
In this article from our April 2014 issue, you’ll learn the essentials of RC battery terminology and tech, and how to get the most from your packs. For access to RC Car Action issues online, sign up for a Digital Edition subscription today! Click images to enlarge Thanks for reading!
And you thought 1/5 scale RC cars were big–have a look at these 3/8 scale (a little over 1/3 scale) RC cars built by Ford back in the 1950s. Hat-tip to Mac’s Motor City Garage for posting the pics and video. The story behind these cars is fascinating: “…Tremulis and a studio staffer, Romeyne Hammond, constructed [...]
Now this is a good promotion. Mugen racer Lee Martin clears a pair of semis parked end-to-end in a bid to make you hungry for a chicken sandwich. It’s definitely a wild video, and looks legit–though it would be nice to see the jump as one continuous shot to confirm Lee actually nailed the landing. [...]
Since the B44′s debut, Team Associated’s four-wheeler has gone on to win three IFMAR World titles and four ROAR nats wins–so yeah, it works. Newly updated as the B44.3 Factory Team kit, the top-shelf buggy is now built on an aluminum chassis for an even lower CG, and the chassis’ specially machined design and new [...]
This well-weathered workhorse of a Reader’s Ride comes to us from Matthew Lane. Like many scale builds, there’s a modified Axial SCX10 chassis beneath the bodywork. The frame rails have been chromed to make them stand out, and an aluminum 4-link suspension helps the hammered hauler get around in the woods. The body is the [...]
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