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New & Hot: Speed Passion LM-1, SC10 Pro Comp, MIP Pro4mance Links, More!

  Lots of new gear hitting stores soon, and as always, you’ll see it first in our Hot News & New Stuff forum. Here’s a sampling of the latest loot; click the links for more info.   TLR 22-4 4WD Buggy Team Losi Racing’s new 4-wheeler takes it design cues from the legendary Double-X4, but [...]

Oct 02, 2013 Comments
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TESTED: ZAP-RT Rubber Toughened CA

Tire glues have traditionally been “thin” cyanoacrylates (CAs) that rely on their water-like consistency to wick between tire and rim to provide a tight bond. This also makes them prone to running across tire sidewalls and rims, marring their finish, or worse, gluing your fingers to the tire, the tire to your workbench, or both. ZAP‘s [...]

Sep 30, 2013 Comments
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DHK Brings the Bang-For-The-Buck with the 4X4 Hunter SCT–We Drive It First!

DHK’s wide lineup of models includes buggies, monster trucks, and stadium trucks, but until now, no short-course models. The Hunter SCT fills the short-course slot with two versions, a brushed-power machine that will hit stores at just $199, and the brushless Hunter BL, which will land at $299.  With the exception of a center differential [...]

Sep 26, 2013 Comments
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New Dromida brand launches with 1/18 scale RTRs

The new Dromida (pronounced like “Andromeda” minus the “an”) lineup of 1/18 scale RTRs look like pretty solid examples of the well-proven shaft-driven 4WD formula, but what really sets this new brand apart is price–the BX4 buggy, MT4 monster truck, and SC4 short-course truck are set to hit shelves at just $99.99. And that’s with [...]

Sep 25, 2013 Comments
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Greg Graves’ Traxxas Revo

Greg found this Traxxas Revo on eBay in need of a little loving care and it was soon restored back to mint condition. He swapped the original 2.5 nitro engine for a more robust TRX3.3 Racing Engine, but the real handiwork here is Greg’s careful construction of the wood paneling he added to the bed [...]

Sep 23, 2013 Comments
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Have YOU entered the HRP Sweepstakes? You could win $4000 in RC gear!

HRP Distribution has teamed up with RC Car Action to bring you the most massive giveaway in HRP history. Enter now for a shot at the grand prize and become one of the first owners of all the new Racers Edge Pro4 Enduro RTR. Prize Packages include bestselling products from great brands like Racers Edge, [...]

Sep 23, 2013 Comments
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From The Archives: February 1987 – Blackfoot, Kyosho Turbo Optima, more…

In addition to showcasing the rad fashions of the day via Chris Chianelli and friends, the February ’87 issue marked the debut of the then-new Tamiya Blackfoot. The mid-size monster went on to become a monster hit, and Tamiya has kept a ‘Foot in the lineup ever since (latest: the Blackfoot III), but only the [...]

Sep 21, 2013 Comments
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New Tamiya kits: Egress re-release, LaFerrari, Porsche 911 RSR, more…

TAMIYA EGRESS RE-RELEASE The Egress is back! Tamiya’s follow-up to the Avante featured improved durability with reduced complexity and a lower price. As usual, Tamiya’s re-release looks dead-on, although a few unspecified tweaks have been made to acommodate modern power systems and batteries.   Tamiya didn’t provide a chassis shot, so this pic of an [...]

Sep 14, 2013 Comments
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