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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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Monday Video Pick: Slash 4X4 Crandon Adventure

Every Monday, we select a new video to kick off your week. This time it’s Traxxas with the top clip, a new mini-movie about a Slash 4X4 that busts out of the Traxxas display at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway and checks out the action for itself. Looks like it rained at Crandon…how unusual! Do you [...]

Jul 29, 2013 Comments
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Associated adds Monster Energy & Toyota styles to SC10 2WD and 4X4 RTR lineup

Associated’s popular SC10RS and SC104X4 RTR trucks have new looks with Monster Energy and Toyota-themed shells, as seen here. The 2WD SC10Rs can be had with a Toyota shell in official Toyota factory colors as raced by Eric Barron, or in Monster Energy livery. The limited-edition Monster Energy SC10 4X4 wears the standard Associated body [...]

Jul 29, 2013 Comments
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What is the best-looking RC car of ALL TIME?

From the futuristic styling of RC’s “first wave” in the 1980s to the cab-forward look of today’s race trucks and buggies, RC has never lacked for wild design ideas. Which shapes resonate with you as pure visions of RC awesomeness? Choose any model or body design, past or present, car, truck or “other”—beauty is in [...]

Jul 17, 2013 Comments
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Throwback Thursday: RC Car Action Issue No. 1!

As 1985 drew to a close, a new magazine appeared on newsstands everywhere: Radio Control Car Action! Dated “Winter 1986″ and aptly dubbed “The World’s Premier R/C Car Magazine,” RCCA no. 1′s cover featured the then-new Tamiya Bruiser, Futaba’s iconic Magnum Senior pistol-grip transmitter, and some kid (who is now about 40) sniffing a Tamiya [...]

Jul 11, 2013 Comments
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4th of July RC Weekend Winner!

Congrats to Ryan Caudle, he’s our RC WEEKEND 4th OF JULY EDITION contest winner! Ryan, you just scored the Pro-Line body of your choice, with a custom stars-and-stripes paint job! Let is know what shell you want, and we’ll get it together! Special thanks to our friends at Pro-Line for supplying the body–we’ll share pics [...]

Jul 09, 2013 Comments
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