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RC Car Action Hits 100,000 Likes!

You know that moment of pride you feel when your car’s odometer rolls over to 100,000 miles? It feels even better when you’re counting Facebook Likes. Thanks to all of you who follow our page and have given us the little blue thumbs-up, RC Car Action is not only the world’s best-selling RC car magazine, [...]

Feb 20, 2014 Comments
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Now THAT’S an Axle…New Gear From RC4WD

RC4WD’s 8×8 Armageddon all-metal dump truck is a scale masterpiece, with the price tag to prove it: $2,800, yikes! Even if you don’t have the scratch to buy the whole rig, that doesn’t mean you can’t get smaller doses of it’s eight-wheel-drive awesomeness. All four of its mighty metal axles are available separately, along with a [...]

Feb 19, 2014 Comments
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Dynamite Prophet Sport Duo LiPo/NiMH Charger

Dynamite’s Prophet Sport Duo cuts down time with dual-charging capability and is packing plenty of juice (100 watts total, 50 per channel) to charge 1-6S LiPo packs, but what we really like is its small size and easy setup. No menus, just turn the dial to set the output and hit the Start button.  Official [...]

Feb 19, 2014 Comments
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Reader’s Ride: James Uncapher Goes For A Baja Blast

This excellent action shot is from James Uncapher of Plainfield, IL and is one of our pics for the May issue. We don’t get a lot of action shots for Readers’ Rides (in-focus ones, at least), but James definitely nailed it. As for his machine, it’s a Traxxas Slash wearing a Pro-Line VW Baja Bug [...]

Feb 18, 2014 Comments
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HPI Goes Nitro With Latest Ken Block Car

HPI just announced a new addition to their lineup of officially licensed Ken Block cars, joining the Micro RS4 and 1/8 scale brushless WR8 Flux versions. The latest Hoonigan ride is also 1/8 scale and built on the shaft-driven WR8 3.0 4WD platform and powered by a Nitro Star G3.0 HO engine.  The car is based on the Bullet [...]

Feb 15, 2014 Comments
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Pro-Line Leaks New Striker SC “Pro-Core” Tire

Pro-Line’s classic Striker tread design is coming to short-course, as revealed with the sneak-peek photos below. The Striker SC tire is designed to be used without inserts, relying instead on the Pro-Line’s “Pro-Core” system that we first saw with the Street Fighter 2.2 design. Rather than use foam to support the tire, a compartmentalized reinforcing [...]

Feb 13, 2014 Comments
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RC Car Action Event Calendar Now Powered by RC Signup

The RC Car Action Event Calendar is now Powered by RC Signup, the number-one race-registration site (if you’re a racer, you already knew that!  Bookmark the page to keep up with the latest RC happenings.

Feb 13, 2014 Comments
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Spotted: Pro-Line Capped Ford Bronco Short-Course Body

As spotted in Ty Tessmann‘s pit, this capped Ford Bronco shell will soon be on the way from Pro-Line.  You’ll need a set of extra-long rear body posts for this guy, otherwise expect it to fit standard 1/10 short-course trucks and include all the usual Pro-Line goodness with overspray film, window masks, and decals. We [...]

Feb 13, 2014 Comments
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