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Lee Martin Jumps His Mugen Truggy Over Two Semis For McDonalds UK

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. [...]

Jul 17, 2014 Comments
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Team Associated Reveals Factory Team B44.3

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 [...]

Jul 16, 2014 Comments
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ARRMA vs. Skatepark

Want to see the latest ARRMA cars and trucks getting down in a skatepark and on other terrain? Sure you do. Click below to see the Raider, Granite, Fury, and Vorteks Mega-series vehicles doing their thing.

Jul 15, 2014 Comments
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Matthew Lane’s Axial SCX10 Farm Truck

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 [...]

Jul 15, 2014 Comments
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September Issue On Sale Now!

The latest issue of RC Car Action is on sale now! Find it at your favorite newsstand or bookstore, or better yet, find it in your mailbox each month with a subscription–get yours here. In addition to your monthly “hard copy,” you’ll also get access to each issue as a Digital Edition that you can search, [...]

Jul 14, 2014 Comments
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Vintage RC Quiz: Wing Words of Wisdom

This was originally written for our March issue’s Tamiya Egress review, but we didn’t have room for it. So here it is online, because the internet can never be full… Rather than use the massive real estate of a buggy’s rear wing to advertise the name of the brand or car, Tamiya used the space [...]

Jul 11, 2014 Comments
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Ryan Maifield Lands at Team Losi Racing

It’s official: Ryan Maifield is now a TLR factory driver. Maifield last made news when he exited Team Associated (with a very classy send-off), and TLR is no doubt stoked to have him. Ryan has switched to Team Orion power for his electric TLR rides, but is otherwise sticking with his current sponsors: Airtronics, JConcepts, Novarossi, [...]

Jul 08, 2014 Comments
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Online Build: Tamiya Rock Socker

Tamiya’s CR-01 platform debuted as a Toyota Land Cruiser and has also been issued as a Ford Bronco, Jeep Wrangler, and Unimog. In its latest lexan, the capable 4-link crawling design lifts its look from the long-lived Stadium Blitzer to create the Rock Socker (not to be confused with rock soccer, which is really tough on your toes). [...]

Jul 07, 2014 Comments
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