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Pull a Wheelie While Hydroplaning? That’s Unpossible! [VIDEO]

They say bumble bees shouldn’t be able to fly according to the laws of physics, and we’re betting science says you can’t pull wheelies on water. Because, uh, surface tension and stuff. But apparently, you can. PROOF: Headline inspired by Ralph Wiggum. More hydroplane action…  

Oct 07, 2015 Comments
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New Gear In Motion from Dromida, Revell, and Tactic [VIDEO]

Here’s the latest clips for the dart-shooting Dromida Wasteland, Revell’s new Modzilla MT 1/18, and Tactic’s interesting and inexpensive ($70) Drone View camera–which you can stick on anything, not just drones.

Oct 07, 2015 Comments
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Take a Lap of the IFMAR Worlds 2WD Track With Kyosho’s Jared Tebo [VIDEO]

The IFMAR Worlds track looks mini-golf ready in vivid green AstroTurf, but what’s really going on here? Take a lap with LiveRC and Kyosho’s Jared Tebo for insights from the reigning IFMAR 2WD champ. Photo via   Here’s a schematic of the track as supplied by IFMAR (click to enlarge)

Oct 04, 2015 Comments
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It’s RC Car Action’s 30th Anniversary–Help Us Celebrate!

Our upcoming January 2016 issue will mark RC Car Action’s 30th anniversary, and we’ll have lots of great stuff in the mag and here at to mark the occasion. And that includes comments from readers like you! After all, there is no RC Car Action without you guys and gals, and you’re the reason [...]

Sep 28, 2015 Comments
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These Vintage Tamiya Promos Will Take You Back To The 80s [VIDEO]

Tamiya’s vintage promotional clips are great time-capsule pieces for RC’s boom years in the early 80s. And thanks to re-releases, you can still drive quite a few of these models (or a close cousin) today! Enjoy, but be prepared to have generic 80s synth tracks in your head for the rest of the day.

Sep 26, 2015 Comments
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This 200mph, Turbine-Powered, Ferrari-Themed RC Jet Will Make You Love Planes [VIDEO]

Yes, we know, this is Radio Control CAR Action. But if you can’t get into this clip of a Ferrari-themed, turbine-powered RC jet, then you just don’t know cool. And besides, Ferrari makes cars, so that’s a car connection. Just watch the video!

Sep 23, 2015 Comments
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LOOK INSIDE: RC Car Action November On Sale Now!

True, it’s not even October yet…magazine dates are funny. But our latest issue is definitely cookin’, have a look. To get yours, visit your favorite newsstand or subscribe now! Losi’s super-sized 6IX gets the cover.   Good lookin’ car. “Hey,you guys goofed, there’s no capital ‘U’ on “Ultra!” Actually, “ultra” is correct, says Audi. We’ve [...]

Sep 16, 2015 Comments
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This RC Car Grew On a Tree [VIDEO]

Well, if you want to get picky, it didn’t grow ON a tree, it WAS a tree. A maple tree, to be precise. Mechawood’s appropriately named “Woody” is made almost entirely from lasercut hardwood maple, including the wheels and gears. Other than springs, tires, electronics, and hardware, it’s wood through and through. Even the 2-stick [...]

Sep 14, 2015 Comments
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