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Team Associated Sweep at Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout – Tessmann, Cavalieri and Maifield finish on top

It was definitely a hot one at this year’s Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout; not just the above-average temperatures but the racing as well. The spectators that only came on Sunday to watch the mains definitely dodged a bullet as Saturday qualifying saw 100+ degree sweltering heat. With many of the world’s best drivers in attendance [...]

Jul 22, 2013 Comments
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Throwback Thursday: RC Car Action Issue No. 1!

As 1985 drew to a close, a new magazine appeared on newsstands everywhere: Radio Control Car Action! Dated “Winter 1986″ and aptly dubbed “The World’s Premier R/C Car Magazine,” RCCA no. 1′s cover featured the then-new Tamiya Bruiser, Futaba’s iconic Magnum Senior pistol-grip transmitter, and some kid (who is now about 40) sniffing a Tamiya [...]

Jul 11, 2013 Comments
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Cavalieri, Hartson and Olson Score Associated Top Gun Shootout Wins–Watch the A-Mains here!

The mains have been ran, the dust has settled and winners have emerged to collect their cash payouts. The final day of the racing weekend started out with the lower mains; the racers who missed being in the show by mere seconds and were still striving to collect the elusive cash purse by trying to bump [...]

Jul 10, 2013 Comments
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2nd Annual Team Associated Top Gun Shootout – Saturday Qualifying

Do you have the need…for speed? You’re not the only one as racers once again brought the dogfight to Fightertown USA at this years Team Associated Top Gun Shootout. Now in its 2nd year running, this race gets its inspiration from the fact that the iconic 80’s movie, Top Gun, was filmed with in stone’s [...]

Jul 07, 2013 Comments
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Where does your loyalty lie?

While at Petco Park for a Padres game last week, I had a moment of clarity in between bouts of yelling at the guy a few rows behind me. We weren’t so different, he and I: hot dog in hand, sipping a cold drink and enjoying America’s oldest sport, and yet despite the fact that [...]

Jul 05, 2013 Comments
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50% Off Fourth of July Sale at AirAgeStore.com

Our big 4th of July sale at AirAgeStore.com kicks off tonight at 11:59pm ET and runs until July 7, so you’ve got the full holiday weekend to get your savings on! We’re not just talking 10, 15, or 20% off–how does 50% off sound? Yep, half price for books, special issues, and plans. A few [...]

Jul 04, 2013 Comments
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Almost done…Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Part 3

With the chassis side plates completed in part two, it’s time to install the transmission and assemble the axles. The transmission bolts into place with four screws, two per side, and aluminum supports brudge the side plates as well. With both chassis plates installed and the transmission in place, we’re ready to move on to the [...]

Jun 27, 2013 Comments
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The bitter disappointment of losing

Last night I performed the RC version of a soccer player’s greatest acting gig: flopping and writhing in pain in order to draw a foul when he knows that he’s been beat. You’ve seen it on TV – the forward stays onside long enough to get the lob pass from midfield, fails to outrun the [...]

Jun 20, 2013 Comments
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