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Pro-Line to release Pro-2, first-ever complete truck kit

Pro-Line has  grown to become one of RC’s most prominent accessorey manufacturers with products for nearly every popular RC make and model, but a complete vehicle has never been part of the lineup–until now. The Pro-2 is a complete, pro-caliber short course racing truck kit that is ready to assemble and complete with your radio [...]

Aug 22, 2013 Comments
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Latest Pro-Line gear: EVO SC & Bulldog Gen 3 bodies, Rock Rage & Blockade SC tires, more…

Pro-Line has a whole gang of new releases hitting stores, including the EVO SC short-course body, Bulldog Gen 3 body for the new Hot Bodies RB6 (as spotted at the ROAR Nats). Tire-wise, monster truck fans can get the new Big Joe II rubber on F-11 wheels with 17mm hexes, and the new Rock Rage [...]

Aug 22, 2013 Comments
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2013 RC Car Action: Readers’ Choice Awards – Winners

Like Ron Burgundy, we editors and authors of Radio Control Car Action like to think we’re “kind of a big deal.” But we know the truth. When it comes to the many manufacturers of radio control models, parts, and accessories, the real experts they want to hear from isn’t us, it’s you. The customer. The [...]

Aug 21, 2013 Comments
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MIP Precision for Power Drivers

If you’ve invested in a powered driver to speed up your RC assembly and maintenance sessions, good news: the top-quality, hardened-steel tips found in MIP’s classic hex drivers are now available with “Speed Tip” 1/4″  shanks. The tips are offered in 1.5, 2.0, and 2.5mm metric sizes as well as 1/16, 5/64, and 3/32″ SAE [...]

Aug 21, 2013 Comments
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Make-It Monday: Easy DIY Tool Stand

A few holes drilled in a piece of 2X4 are all you need to make a quick-and-dirty stand for your hex drivers and screw drivers, but if you want something a little more polished, a rig like this is easy to make. Three scraps of 5/8″ medium-density fiberboard (MDF) left over from a home project [...]

Aug 19, 2013 Comments
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EASY CONTEST! Share Your Pics, Win A Pro-Line Hat!

Well, maybe you’ll win–we’ll pick a winner at random each Friday through the rest of August. To enter, all you have to do is share your RC fun with us by posting a photo on our Facebook page, or by Tweeting the photo to us (put #RCCA in there too). If we pick your photo, [...]

Aug 17, 2013 Comments
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RED HOT! Vaterra Glamis Fear Sand Rail

Vaterra’s beautiful Glamis Uno is now joined by another sand-slinging buggy, the Glamis Fear. Full details from Vaterra are below, but it’s really the pictures that do the talking–this is one authentic-looking machine! According to Vaterra, the Glamis Fear will hit stores in mid-September, and you can count on a review in RC Car Action. [...]

Aug 15, 2013 Comments
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Sneak Peek: New Tamiya Models Coming Soon – Zakspeed Turbo Capri, TRF Pro Chassis, More

Lots of interesting new stuff on the way from Tamiya, courtesy of the Coming Soon section at Tamiya.com. The M-chassis line gets a new hot hatch in the form of the GoPro Suzuki Swift as piloted by the legendary “Monster” Tajima, and TT-02 platform hots the street with vintag road-racing style in a beautiful Zakspeed [...]

Aug 15, 2013 Comments
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