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2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions: The Track

2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions: The Track

The 23rd edition of the Reedy Race of Champions is under way at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California, with practice kicking things off. As always at a big event, the layout draws a lot of attention and this year’s track is a real test with many features that are really testing the drivers. Highlights […]
Axial SCX10 with RC4WD Hardbody [READER’S RIDE]

Axial SCX10 with RC4WD Hardbody [READER’S RIDE]

Here’s a beautiful truck in a beautiful setting sent in by Cameron McLean. The chassis is an Axial SCX10-2, dressed up with a 4-door Mojave Hard Body from RC4WD with Customs stripes by Ernesto at URScale banners. Pro-Line supplied the front bumper and 2-inch Light Bar. Pro-Line also delivered the Swamper TSL SX Tires and […]

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RPM “No Clip” Body Mounts For The Traxxas Slash [VIDEO]

RPM “No Clip” Body Mounts For The Traxxas Slash [VIDEO]

From RPM: Are you tired of losing those pesky body clips? One flip and you’re almost guaranteed to lose at least one! Are you irritated that those ugly body posts sticking up through your body ruin its scale looks? The RPM “No Clip” Body Mount is the solution you’re looking for. We completely eliminate the […]
Spektrum DX5R 5-Channel DSMR Radio & SR6000T Rx

Spektrum DX5R 5-Channel DSMR Radio & SR6000T Rx

From Spektrum: The DX5R gives bashers, boaters and racers an impressive list of pro-class features at a remarkably affordable price. Superb Ergonomics Inspired by the DX6R Optimized weight distribution and all kinds of adjustments make it easy to thoroughly adapt the DX5R’s ergonomics to your driving style. The sense of balance and comfort they provide […]

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Here’s What It Takes To Break 200mph With an RC Car

Here’s What It Takes To Break 200mph With an RC Car

[From our February 2017 issue] “How fast does it go?” It’s the number one question you hear anytime someone sees RC in action, and we’re all fascinated by speed—the more, the better. And when it comes to going fast, one man stands out as RC’s most prominent overachiever, recognized by the Guinness World Records, no less. […]
Interview: Ryan Maifield Chats Changes [VIDEO]

Interview: Ryan Maifield Chats Changes [VIDEO]

Ryan Maifield is one of the fastest off-road racers on the planet, and when he makes a change in his career, the racers, and the industry takes notice. Recently we got a chance to chat with one of the biggest names in off-road racing and get his take on why he made big sponsorship changes […]

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Gear Guide 2017
Kyosho ReadySet Audi R8 LMS Red GP FW-06 PureTen

Kyosho ReadySet Audi R8 LMS Red GP FW-06 PureTen

From Kyosho: User-friendly with mild control response, the FW-06 is the perfect introduction to GP touring cars and the performance of this amazing machine seems to evolve as your driving technique improves. 2-speed automatic transmission combines with the high-power GXR15 engine to make full use of the power band and maximize performance from KYOSHO’s proven […]
The Drakes Sign With O.S. Engine

The Drakes Sign With O.S. Engine

From O.S. Engine: BIG NEWS from Hobbico: Adam and Ronda Drake have joined the O.S. and TrakPower race teams for 2017! This R/C power couple has been kicking the competition for a combined 50+ years, racking up countless wins at all levels. Now they’re bringing that expertise to a track near you — coaching race […]

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ProTek RC 370TBL “Black Label” Crawler Servo [VIDEO]

ProTek RC 370TBL “Black Label” Crawler Servo [VIDEO]

From AMain Hobbies: ProTek R/C’s “Black Label” 370TBL Brushless Servo was specifically developed for demanding crawler applications. Heavy 2.2 rigs, U4 racers and 1.9 competition builds will benefit from the 650 oz-in of brute torque produced by the 370TBL. At 7.4V, the servo’s .13 transit speed is noticeably quick. A machined, chamfered aluminum case doubles […]
Tamiya Options Parts For The TA-07 Pro On-Road Touring Car

Tamiya Options Parts For The TA-07 Pro On-Road Touring Car

From Tamiya: TA07 Carbon Fiber Reinforced A-Parts (Bulkheads) These are carbon fiber-reinforced nylon resin A-parts for the Tamiya TA-07 on-road chassis kit. The stock parts from the original kit are made of fiberglass reinforced plastic, which are softer and exhibit flex under load. Use these carbon reinforced parts to stiffen the chassis, which will improve […]

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Kyosho Readyset MINI-Z Monster Truck [VIDEO]

Kyosho Readyset MINI-Z Monster Truck [VIDEO]

From Kyosho: Kyosho makes it easy for anybody to enjoy the benefits of advanced design technology and components with the realistic control and great value of the MINI-Z Monster EX. This compact and realistic machine is specifically designed for beginners to R/C cars and features large pneumatic rubber tires that power over just about anything […]
Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Carpet racing is fast and technical and a track surface that’s been around for decades, but until a couple of years ago, has been predominantly grey “Ozite” called Fasttrak, sold by CRC (Calandra Racing Concepts). However, Ozite was no longer available to CRC and they had to source a new kind of carpet. After some […]
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