Expect an official Axial SCX10 II launch soon! James Knight (that name should be familiar) posted these Ferndogg pics to Facebook, and the truck looks like a winner. More details when Axial makes the official announcement. UPDATE: Tower Hobbies has an official photo of the truck (click to enlarge):
From Pro-Line: Pro-Line is proud to announce a partnership with the leading full-size Off-Road tire manufacturer – BFGoodrich®! This collaboration started with the introduction of the full-race BFGoodrich® Baja T/A KR2 tires and continues with the extremely popular BFGoodrich® All-Terrain KO2 tires available in Pro-Line’s legendary G8 compound! Details from the full-size race All-Terrain tire […]
Looks like we’re one step closer to bowing to our new robot overlords, and they’ll be pretty good drivers. Watch as this autonomous not-RC short-course rig navigates a dirt oval without human control. Computer versus human in chess? Lame. Let’s see computer-versus-Cavalieri. Hat-tip to Gizmodo.
There’s a reason why Hollywood effects masters shoot miniatures in slow motion: it makes them look weightier and much more “real.” In the case of video, slow-mo even makes the crunching plastic sound authentic! Watch these machines take a tumble, and remember to buckle up.
Yep, just another lazy day in Dubai, stunting in the side-by-side and cruising the Chevy Caprice around on two wheels while a 1/5 scale turbine-powered jet tail-sits. Nothing you haven’t seen before, we’re sure.
What does it mean to “balance” a battery pack? “Balancing” is a term used when charging LiPo batteries. When a pack is “balanced,” it means the cells have the same voltage. For example, a 2-cell, 7.4 volt pack is balanced if both cells have 3.7 volts. If you don’t balance the cells, their voltages may […]
I have been having a blast with my Traxxas Stampede 4×4 and recently used it to test some Pro-Line Pro-Spline driveshafts. I have been blasting around the yard and sending it sailing through the air. After my driveshaft testing I gave the Traxxas option list a look and picked out a few goodies to add […]
From FireBrand RC: Take out the competition, frenzy-style! FireBrand RC introduces the “SandShark” Baja/Rally-X/Bash body. Beach, desert, snow, street, crawl, mud – bring it! Express your own unique style with a wide variety of decals. If versatility is your thing, this body is for you – at 7” x 15.5”, it will fit a multitude […]
How many times have you said to yourself, “I wish my cooler had more traction?” OK, probably never. But that doesn’t mean you’ll want this Pro-Line Trencher wheel and tire conversion any less–look how rad it is! Visit Prolineracing.com See more posts about Pro-Line From Pro-Line: Convert your plain, old, beat down plastic cooler wheels […]
From Helion: The Volition XLR offers speed, durability and value that’s unheard of in its class. LiPo-ready, the all-weather Reaktor50 electronic speed controller is matched with a Radient 3000mAh 7-cell NiMH rechargeable battery pack and 3000kV Reaktor4 brushless motor to churn out blistering speed in excess of 35mph. And if that’s not fast enough for […]
Stadium truck racing has been a staple of off-road racing in North America, but in Europe its pretty much non-existent. However, the EOS (Euro Off-Road Series) has been enjoying success among racers and added the stadium truck class creating an interesting twist by combining the characteristics of big tire trucks and carpet’s high-bite nature. The […]
TLR’s Jake Thayer is another driver who usually runs modified, but was at the JConcepts Stock Nationals and configured his TLR 22 3.0 with a laydown transmission. Check out the details that go in to his buggy and the thoughts behind his chosen set-up when running a 17.5t motor. He feels that although set-ups are […]