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Novak announces multi-mode Crusher power system

“The Crusher was born out of the need to fill the gap of a single multi-functional speed control that could accommodate a multitude of applications — rock crawlers, rock racers, short course, and even the heavy-duty RC applications that have no category,” says Novak, and judging by the press info, it looks like the Crusher [...]

Aug 07, 2013 Comments
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Available Now! Helicopter Aerobatics Made Easy DVD

This high-definition, one-hour DVD tells you everything you need to know to become a hotshot aerobatic pilot! World helicopter champion Jamie Robertson shows you how to perform 16 popular aerobatic maneuvers, from pirouettes to rolls, flips, and loops to the Rainbow and even an Inverted Funnel. You’ll learn fast with his detailed, step-by-step instructions, up-close [...]

Aug 06, 2013 Comments
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30-Second phone stand with RC flavor!

Do you have a spare shock tower, two screws, and about two inches of fuel tubing? Presto–instant phone stand. To build it, just…look at the picture. There you go. There’s probably 1,000 other ways to make a phone stand out of spare RC bits–what can you come up with? Get it together, pop a pic, [...]

Aug 05, 2013 Comments
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Horizon Hobby picks up full-scale racing phenom Mitchell DeJong

Horizon Hobby has officially announced of their partnership with red-hot racer Mitchell DeJong (pronounced “de-young”). With TLR, Losi, Vaterra, and ECX all under the Horizon umbrella, there’s no shortage of interesting ways the DeJong deal could go. The PR hypes Mitchell’s Rallycross efforts, which has us wondering if we’ll see a tie-in with the Vaterra [...]

Aug 03, 2013 Comments
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Kyosho stuns with wild-styled RageVE

“Oh yeah, I totally saw that coming,” is what exactly no one will be saying about the RageVE, the latest brushless-powered 4WD machine to come from the House of K. Officially a “4WD Truck” but looking more like a “Monster Coupe” to us (or an off-road Crossfire, as opined by one of the guys here [...]

Aug 02, 2013 Comments
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Hot Product: Pro-Line Big Joe II “Traxxas Bead” Tires…and more

Pro-Line’s Big Joe tread is a former Readers’ Choice Awards “Best Tire” winner, and the extra-gnarly design looks exceptionally tough–especially when paired when Pro-Line’s Militia body, seen here on a Traxxas Revo with Pro-Line F-11 wheels.  The latest Joes feature a “Traxxas style” bead,  and are just one of a gang of new PL releases [...]

Aug 01, 2013 Comments
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What’s Your Desert-Island Car?

You’re marooned on a desert island and can have only one RC car, truck, motorcycle (or ?) to drive until you’re rescued. Your choice–what do you pick? Don’t worry, this island has a fully stocked workshop with AC power, batteries, fuel, spare parts, etc., so don’t let that effect your decision. And there’s also every [...]

Jul 31, 2013 Comments
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Readers’s Ride of the Week: Bert Jones’ Traxxas Slash

Great shot from Facebook fan Bert Jones! Perfect composition, it’s in focus, and that late-afternoon sun looks killer. As for the truck, it’s the Kyle Busch version of the Traxxas Slash. Look for this one in the pages of RC Car Action! If you want to share your ride with us (whether it’s in action [...]

Jul 30, 2013 Comments
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