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FireBrand RC The Judge Body and Komoto Tires

More rad stuff from FireBrand RC, with semi-truck styling for 1/10 scale. The Judge shell is shown here with FireBrand’s Komodo tires and parked on a (heavily modded) Traxxas Stampede. The well-detailed shell arrives with a loaded decal sheet, window masks, and overspray film. The Komodos are glued to Galaxy gloss-black wheels and are sold [...]

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Out of the Box: Losi Audi R8 LMS Ultra FIA-GT3 RTR

Losi made waves with the announcement of its new 1/6 scale 6IX platform wrapped in Audi R8 GT3 bodywork, and RC Car Action is the first to get a review car. For Losi’s official pics and tech details, see our previous post on the big Audi. Full review coming up, for now let’s see what you get [...]

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ECX’s Outburst Micro-Bike Looks Like a Lot of Fun for $40 [VIDEO]

Hmmm, dinner for two at Chili’s or an ECX Outburst? The itty-bitty bike measures just over 5″ long, but based on the clip below, the Outburst appears fast for it’s size and lots of fun for not much cash–shoot, at $40 each you can get two and still be well under a hundo. Amazingly, the [...]

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Helion Contakt 12TR [REVIEW]

Helion’s line of affordable RTRs has been joined by another 1/12 scale entry with the Contakt 12TR, which dresses a 2WD platform with truggy styling. Just like the other 1/12 scale cars in their lineup, the Contakt packs a lot of value into a small package at a low price. A 2.4GHz radio system controls [...]

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This Wild Spider-Buggy Thing Needs To Be RC [VIDEO]

This wild French ride mounts a motor in each of its four wheels, so there’s no need to restrain the suspension with considerations for driveshafts (or belts or chains, for that matter). With each wheel free to articulate at extreme angles, the “pendular suspension” is capable of uncanny spider-like moves while isolating the chassis–see for [...]

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Gmade Reveals New Komodo Pickup

It looks like Gmade has started an Instagram account but the real news is that the first few posts are teaser shots of a new truck called the Komodo. Let’s take a look at this new beast…   If you look below the truck you can see that it’s sitting on a Sawback manual which [...]

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Kev’s Bench: 5 Trucks That Will Inspire You

When I’m done working on RC stuff for my job during the day, I like to spend my quiet evenings scrolling through RC groups on various social media sites on my phone. I am always looking for the latest trends and trying to come up with cool project to build for the readers of Radio [...]

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Custom SWB Vaterra Twin Hammers by Ronald Martin [Reader's Ride]

Ronald Martin’s bug-bodied Twin Hammers is a perfect reminder of how modest beginnings can lead to great results. He tells us that this project all started with a donated spare parts chassis he inherited from a friend. He dug into his own stash of leftover parts to put the basic foundation together. He had some [...]

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