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Tamiya Sand Rover (2011)

The Sand Rover attracted many hobbyists to the exciting world of R/C in the early days of the radio control buggy era. Originally released in 1981, the R/C Sand Rover featured simple construction and a dune buggy body design. To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Tamiya is matching the classic buggy body with the modern, easy-to-assemble [...]

Aug 17, 2011 Comments
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Sneak Peak At Pro-Line’s Blockade SC Tire

Pro-Line sent us this sneak peek of their upcoming Blockade SC tire. The Blockade tread design was just used by Ryan Cavalieri to win the 2011 ROAR Off-Road Nitro Nationals and now this tire design will be available for short course trucks. It features Pro-Line’s revolutionary long lasting tread pattern and they said that it [...]

Aug 16, 2011 Comments
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RC Car Action Exclusive: 1st Look At Viper’s New VLink ESC Programming Software

Viper R/C Solutions is proud to announce the Viper VLink ESC programming software. Connect any Viper VTX series speed control to the Viper PC Link and connect any VTX series speed control to your computer. Easily update your speed control with the latest Viper R/C firmware, edit and even share your profiles with other Viper [...]

Aug 16, 2011 Comments
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Tamiya Mitsubishi Montero Wheelie

This is a 1/10 scale R/C assembly kit of a first generation Montero (also known as Pajero and Shogun in different parts of the world) It was famous for participating in off-road races such as The Dakar Rally. This R/C machine uses the same chassis components as Item 58347 Lunch Box (2005). The 2WD chassis [...]

Aug 16, 2011 Comments
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Tamiya To Make Big Announcement On September 6th, 2011

You may have noticed a countdown timer on www.tamiyausa.com. It’s in reference to an upcoming unveiling taking place on September 6th 2011. No word from Tamiya on what this annoucement will be but keep checking back here for the latest info.  See the countdown for yourself here: http://www.tamiyausa.com/link_tracke…/2011Countdown

Aug 16, 2011 Comments
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Kyosho 1/8 Inferno ST-RR EVO Comp Kit

Not content with its impressive record of multiple victories, the Inferno ST charges ahead with further enhancements in the most powerful version yet in the form of the Inferno ST RR EVO. The dynamic off-road speed of a racing buggy combines with the strength of a stadium truck to produce a machine that continues to [...]

Aug 15, 2011 Comments
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HPI 1/8 Gasoline Powered Monster Truck Teaser

Last week HPI released this teaser of a new 1/8 vehicle that will run on gasoline instead of the traditional RC nitro fuel. Previously you only saw this technology used in their 1/5 line of Baja vehicles. Electric is huge right now thanks to LiPo batteries, brushless motors, short course trucks, and new race platforms [...]

Aug 15, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Power Cell LiPo Batteries

Traxxas Certified LiPO batteries are engineered to give you the punch and on-demand power to reach the top speeds your Traxxas model is built to achieve. Available in a full range of capacities in 2-cell (2S) and 3-cell (3S) configurations, Traxxas Power Cell LiPO batteries are engineered specifically to fit Traxxas models and maximize their [...]

Aug 15, 2011 Comments
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