OK, the big T in Texas is long overdue. We all know something new is going to be announced soon–we just don’t know what or when. What do you think Traxxas’ next big release is going to be? What do you want it to be? What do think is the realistic next release from Traxxas?
As originally promised, I’m going to start featuring photo work into my weekly blog. This weeks photo… Adam Drake sequence shot form 2011 Thunder Alley Gas Championships. The track featured a very tricky hip to double to step-up which proved to be difficult for even the best drivers in the world. As you can see, [...]
Being that I’m an off-road enthusiast, every year I make it a priority to attend the Off Road EXPO in Pomona, CA. Why? It’s not all too often I get the kid in the candy store experience and this EXPO certainly fulfills that need thanks to all the vendors that show up showcasing project vehicles, new products and [...]
It’s been a while since my last rummage through the tool drawer, so I figure I’m overdue. This time around I’ve picked one of my very favorites: reinforced aluminum tape. I know that doesn’t sound very interesting or glamorous, but give it a chance and you’ll be sold. I promise. Foil tape is really only useful [...]
It’s no secret that short course trucks have pushed our hobby to a new level. Much of this has been accomplished by manufacturers reaching out to new markets. Traxxas can be seen at almost any sort of off-road racing event and almost all of the bigger manufacturers have sponsored a full size racing truck. HPI [...]
It’s always exciting to be able to experience the opening of a new RC track in your area. Off-road tracks have always been scarce in the San Diego area forcing racers to drive north to the LA and OC area. Well, we can put all that behind us because The 1/8th Wonder is here. This [...]
My local race track, SDRC Raceway in San Diego ( www.sdrcraceway.com ) has been picking up steam and has become a popular testing facility for RC manufacturers to test prototype parts. On a “Wednesday Night Worlds” club racing night, I spotted this sick chassis from Team RCRD for the Associated B4.1. I was limited to [...]
Yes, the featured image for this blog is Mario Kart, and yes that is a real RC car–one I would rather play with 99 times out of 100 compared to a race-only on-road car that would require hours and hours of set up. Why? Because all of those set up hours would be spent smiling, [...]