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Add a Realistic Driver to Your Ride [How-To]

Driverless scale rigs look fine when posed on the trail, but when they’re under power and there’s no one in the bucket, it looks like The Invisible Man is trying to make a getaway. In this how-to, James Knight shows you how to put a realistic driver behind the wheel and complete your rig’s off-road-ready [...]

Jul 27, 2015 Comments
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Transmitter Beauty Contest!

New or old, “sport” or pro–what are the best-looking radios ever to grace a drivers’ stand? Tell us in the comments here or on Facebook. Choose any transmitter ever–the pic below is just for inspiration.

Jul 25, 2015 Comments
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“Dude Perfect” Guys Get Down With Traxxas for RC Bowling, Fishing, Rally

The trick-shot champs from monster YouTube channel “Dude Perfect” put Traxxas Slash trucks, Rally cars and Spartan boats to the test for three RC-powered challenges that include knocking down bowling pins and dragging lures to catch fish (must be some fast fish). It’s safe to say these guys need to work on their driving skills, [...]

Jul 24, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Now Has Pre-Painted & Trimmed Ford Raptors for Stampede & Short-Course

If painting and trimming bodies isn’t your thing, well, join the club. Good news, you can put away those paints and stash your scissors, because Pro-Line now has trimmed and painted versions of their Ford Raptor SVT shells for Traxxas Stampede and 1/10 short-course trucks. Just drill post holes and you’re ready for officially-licensed, Ford-flavored [...]

Jul 24, 2015 Comments
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Hobby King’s BAT1 Land Yacht: We Want to Try One [VIDEO]

Name any type of full-size vehicle, and you don’t have to look too hard to find a mainstream RC version you can buy. Unless you’re talking “land yachts”…you don’t see those every day. Hobby King has that niche covered with the BAT 1. It’s as simple as RC gets, with wind power providing the motivating [...]

Jul 23, 2015 Comments
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Castle Creations Mamba Micro X Packs Big Power in Small Package

Minis can be a blast especially when space for action is limited. Castle knows how much fun it can be and have brought power to those who won’t settle for mediocre. The Castle Mamba Micro X lays down a small footprint making ti perfectly suited for  1/18-scale size, and its “mighty-mite” 0808 brushless motors complete [...]

Jul 22, 2015 Comments
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Pit Bull 2.2″ Rock Beast II Tires [Review]

Pit Bull is a well known company in the full-size automotive world, and the company produces tires for off-road vehicles including ATVs and UTVs, 4X4s and even pullers. RC tires are the newest direction for the brand, and the 1/10 scale rubber is designed by the same engineers that get the full-size treads just right. [...]

Jul 22, 2015 Comments
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REDs Racing Goes On-Road With New M7WCS V2.1

The M7WCS V2.1 is the latest engine to come from the gang at REDs Racing. It’s a .21 size engine and ready to push a 1/8-scale on-road car up to speed in a hurry. Special attention has been paid to the engine’s front crankcase bearing which is an area where engines can lose power and [...]

Jul 21, 2015 Comments
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