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Front spindles for my trophy truck project

I’ve had a few builds for the magazine keeping me from getting to my trophy truck build and my boy Ed from STL Customs has been busy as well so things are going a little slow on the build right now. Here I have the beginning stages of my front spindles. I designed them to [...]

Mar 10, 2011 Comments
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RC To Do/Wish List

I have one of those jobs that’s fast paced (epic understatement) with constantly changing priorities. In an attempt to preserve some of my sanity, I rely on To Do Lists. Every To Do List I have is a work in progress–new items often get added faster than I can check the older ones off. This constant use of these [...]

Mar 02, 2011 Comments
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The truth behind the Bruiser

A while back we had run into a guy who built an awesome E-Maxx that had a flame thrower built into it and we couldn’t get the truck to our office fast enough. We featured it in our 2005 Monster Trucks special issue. We wanted to set up a cool shot where the truck was [...]

Mar 02, 2011 Comments
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Is It The Shoes?

I may show my age here, but do any of you remember the video game “NBA Jam”? Arguably one of the best arcade and console games of the mid-90′s, NBA Jam had a thrilling gameplay style and a mind boggling commentary for its time.  The sports commentators would call the video game’s action just like [...]

Feb 28, 2011 Comments
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Who is Ted?

Who is Ted? Is Ted even his real name? I want to know more about Ted. He seems very happy and anyone that happy has to be a good guy–or mentally ill. I’ll assume he’s not the latter. What do you know about Ted? You’ve seen this photo of him before. Do you remember where? [...]

Feb 18, 2011 Comments
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The Ideal Track

RC race tracks come in all shapes and sizes. That said, there has been a shift or evolution in tracks over the years. Tracks continue to get bigger and more complicated. In fact, huge tracks with MX-style jumps are no longer a rarity. Many hobby shops start off with small tracks and continue to look [...]

Feb 16, 2011 Comments
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VIDEO: Kevin on energy drinks…

We already shot this week’s The Radio Control Show episode 94 and Kevin had a little help from his favorite energy drink… Don’t forget to tune in every Friday right here on rccaraction.com for the latest episode. This week’s show features some awesome 1/5-scale Baja 5SC short course footage and a sneak peak at something from [...]

Feb 15, 2011 Comments
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My trophy truck lower link mounts are done

I designed my lower link mounts to slide over the axle housing that will be made soon. I waited for the material for the axle tubes to show up so that I can design the link mounts to have the same inside diameter as the outside diameter as the tubes. These pieces will bolt in [...]

Feb 15, 2011 Comments
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