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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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I Can’t Stop Watching This Wraith Scrambling for Traction in Slo-Mo [VIDEO]

You can’t really appreciate what’s going on as your trail machine does its terrain-grabbing stuff until you see it in slow motion. Case in point: this Wraith, which appears to be on the way to a wresting match, as it rips rubble looking for grip. Pretty sure that’s John Cena behind the wheel, who isn’t [...]

Sep 13, 2015 Comments
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VIDEO: Traxxas Slash 4X4 vs Spartan — On the Water! Whaaaaat….

We need a full-on truck-vs-boat oval race, please get on this Traxxas. Also would like to see a follow-up video where they shoot a Spartan across the pavement to drag race the Slash. It wouldn’t look as cool, but hey, fair’s fair.

Sep 09, 2015 Comments
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Question of the Week: What’s Your Favorite Thing About RC?

Hanging with your friends? Building a new kit? Winning a race? Creating an awesome paint job? Nailing the landing? You tell us! Comment here, or hit us up on Facebook and Twitter. A few pics for inspiration…    

Sep 08, 2015 Comments
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Yamaha YZ250 vs. Mugen MBX-7R [VIDEO]

This clip has been making the rounds, and the concept sounds awesome–FMX rider and Red Bull Fighter Edgar Torrenteras on his Yamaha YZ 250 versus 2012 IFMAR Champ Robert Battlle and his Mugen MBX-7R! As for the actual action, I’m left wishing the track was bigger so both guys could open up a little more [...]

Sep 05, 2015 Comments
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Gotta Get: Firebrand RC Impaler Tire Tool

Ever tried mounting or removing a hard plastic drift tire? It’s a real party. Firebrand’s new Impaler tool gets the job done with good ol’ mechanical leverage. Just crank the handle until the tire pops on (if you’re mounting it) or the rim pops out (if you’re removing the tire). Works with rubber tires too. [...]

Sep 03, 2015 Comments
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Your Next Pro-Line Purchase Can Help Fight Hunger

Next time you score a body, tire, wheel, kit or accessory from Pro-Line, you’ll do more than help yourself to some cool stuff–you’ll help feed hungry kids. Pro-Line has teamed up with World Food Program USA to turn every Pro-Line item you purchase at into a meal for a child who would otherwise go [...]

Sep 02, 2015 Comments
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Support “RC 4 a Cure” — Download This Cool PDF Coloring Book!

RC Car Action is proud to support the good guys and gals at UtahRC and RC_4_A_Cure and their new RC-themed coloring book. 100% of  proceeds through November will be donated to RC_4_A_Cure, which is devoted to cancer awareness. It’s easy to do your part: just CLICK HERE and you can “donate to buy” the PDF book, which [...]

Sep 01, 2015 Comments
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