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Losi’s Ryan Dunford Talks About The Losi XXX-SCB

We met up with Losi’s Ryan Dunford to get an in-depth look at the new XXX-SCB short course buggy. Ryan discusses the SCB’s basic suspension settings and tuning adjustments in this video. Check back at caraction.com for more video content with Ryan and the SCB over the next week.

May 26, 2011 Comments
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Radio Revolution

AIRTRONICS M11X   Not long ago, when you looked at the drivers’ stand at pro-level or local races, you saw an Airtronics radio in just about every hand. The advent of 2.4GHz has changed the mix, but Airtronics is back stronger than ever with the release of the M11X. What’s so great about this transmitter? [...]

May 25, 2011 Comments
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XTM XT2 Racer Track Edition

In the ever growing ready-to-run ?-scale buggy segment, producing a vehicle that will stand out from the competition isn’t easy. One of the best ways to do this is to make a buggy that is loaded with hot features. One such buggy is the XTM XT2 Racer Track Edition. Most RTR buggies are great for [...]

May 25, 2011 Comments
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Tricked-Out XTM Rage

The XTM Rage is a 1/18-scale 4WD monster truck. It’s fully ready-to-run and includes everything you need—battery, charger, truck and even AA batteries for the transmitter. It’s a great little truck, and its plush suspension system has two shocks on each wheel, aggressive tires and a sturdy construction. It’s a fun vehicle out of the [...]

May 24, 2011 Comments
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Pro Radio Guide

For most guys, the radio that came with their RTR is just fine, but not for you, the hardcore racer. When you are looking to remove tenths of a second from your lap times, every advantage counts. You sleep with your setup logbook under your pillow. You can rebuild a diff with your eyes closed. [...]

May 24, 2011 Comments
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The Air Age Media RC Scholarship

Air Age Media is proud to announce the establishment of the Air Age Media RC Scholarship Fund. This scholarship has been created to help further the education of young people who are interested in the hobby of radio control. The amount and number of scholarships to be presented will depend upon the number of applicants [...]

Apr 05, 2011 Comments
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Five easy steps to a perfectly tuned engine

Nitro engines often need fine adjustment of the carburetor in order to get the most out of the engine and to avoid possible damage. Weather conditions and other variables can affect the tune so it’s a good idea to check the tune on your nitro engine when you fire it up for a day of [...]

Apr 04, 2011 Comments
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IFMAR Adds Short Course To Its World Championship Lineup

In an unexpected but welcome move, IFMAR (International Federation of Model Auto Racing) has announced that a short course championship will be added to its championship lineup. We have been told that the championship will include 2WD and 4WD classes and both classes will be open modified classes, but limited to 2S LiPo. No other [...]

Apr 01, 2011 Comments
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