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Fooled You: James Bond’s BMW Z8 Was a 1/5 Scale RC Miniature

It’s usually pretty easy to spot a special effects car shot; anytime the action is totally bonkers, it’s a fair bet you’re looking at a CGI car. Less obvious are “invisible” shots like the clip below from “The World Is Not Enough,” which relied on classic miniature effects to create a bridging shot as Bond [...]

Mar 24, 2015 Comments
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We Just Gave Away This Truck

Congratulations are in order for Donald C. out of Hickory, NC; he just won this Pro-Line equipped Traxxas Stampede! If you’d like to be invited to enter our next contest, be sure to sign up for our E-Newsletter–just click the image below, or the button, or this link. You’ll receive our E-Newsletter every other week, [...]

Mar 23, 2015 Comments
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Tekno’s New SCT410.3 Looks Killer

“The SCT410.3 leapfrogs over the 4×4 SC competition in terms of performance, durability, and value,” says Tekno. Sounds good to us! Tekno already had a hot 4X4 with the previous-gen truck, and the new point-three looks like an even more serious short-course track weapon. It’s due in April, look for a review in RCCA. See [...]

Mar 23, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Releases New RAM, Silverado, BullDog & Enforcer Bodies, More…

There’s always something new being molded, machined, vacu-formed, or stitched at Pro-Line HQ, and the latest batch of gear includes plenty of race-worthy Lexan, scale stuff, and a fresh lid for your dome. PL supplies the shell for Associated’s hot T5M mid-motor truck and you can now get the Bulldog body separately. There’s a new [...]

Mar 23, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas E-Revo vs. Skatepark [VIDEO]

When it comes to high-energy, high-altitude, high-impact (literally) RC, nothing beats a skatepark. Watch the Traxxas guys blast bowls with a pair of E-Revos to catch big air and bust big moves with zero chance of breaking a collarbone.

Mar 20, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line’s New Silverado Crew Cab and Flat Iron XLs Roll Out [VIDEO]

Pro-Line’s latest Lexan and rubber get a shakedown cruise in this clip, which shows the Chevy Silverado body and Flat Iron 1.9″ XL G8 Rock Terrain Truck Tires with Memory Foam on Denali 1.9″ Bead-Loc 8-spokes mounted up on an Axial SCX10 Trail Honcho and doing their thing. Complete with brain-melting soundtrack!

Mar 20, 2015 Comments
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Watch Traxxas’ Sheldon Creed Barrel-Roll His Stadium Super Truck Across the Finish Line [VIDEO]

In RC, if you wreck and your truck manages to land on all four tires, you mash the throttle and keep going. Apparently this works for full-scale too, at least in Stadium Super Trucks. Sheldon came in third, but he wins this video.  

Mar 20, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Sneak-Peek: Ford Raptor PRO-MT

Says Pro-Line, “This is the new Ford Raptor PRO-MT body (3440-00).” Also, Happy St. Patricks Day. Or St. Patrick’s night, it’s getting late. Anyhoo, expect this to be another good-lookin’ body from Pro-Line with overspray film, window masks, and decals. You how they do.      

Mar 17, 2015 Comments
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