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Pit Tips: Foam Trim [January 2012]

Foam Trim: When assembling a new set of tires, I trim the foam so that it keeps the bead on the wheel exposed for easy gluing. If you don’t, the foam will get between the tire and wheel and bulge it out slightly. Morgan Jassen – Lompoc, CA For more Pit Tips, check out page 30 [...]

Jan 28, 2012 Comments
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RC8.2 Factory Team

If you’ve ever strolled in to your local track with a new buggy, you already know the drill. Before you’ve run the car a single time, friends attack you with a verbal assault of questions ranging from, “How did it build?” to “So, how is it; is it better than the last version?” Ninety-nine times [...]

Jan 17, 2012 Comments
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HPI Apache SC & C1 Flux

Scale vehicles are back and they’re all the rage, with short course trucks and buggies taking center stage on the RC playground. But let’s face it, we’re all performance junkies at heart, whether you’re a basher or a racer. A durable, fun, high-performance chassis is appreciated in the backyard as much as it is on [...]

Jan 17, 2012 Comments
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World Exclusive: Traxxas XO1

Ever since Traxxas boldly put “50mph” on the Nitro 4-Tec’s box back in 2004, the company has proven time and again that “The Fastest Name In Radio Control” is not a tagline so much as a mission statement. Since that 50mph milestone, Traxxas has steadily advanced the speedometer needle with ever-faster vehicles, peaking with the [...]

Dec 14, 2011 Comments
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HPI Savage Flux

Mean Machine Words & photos John Cary There’s no denying that the HPI Savage has been a major contender in the RC monster truck market for quite a few years now. Yet, throughout its life span, the Savage has stayed fairly true to size with the exception of getting slightly larger. Back in 2009, HPI [...]

Nov 18, 2011 Comments
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Aug 30, 2011 Comments
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Inside Losi’s LST Electric Conversion Kit

Goodbye noise, hello power! Fads come and go in RC, but monster trucks will always be popular. There is something special about the monster truck, maybe it’s the fact that it can be driven just about anywhere, dirt, pavement, rocks, racetracks, through grass or in the mud. Perhaps it’s the incredible airtime you can get [...]

Aug 18, 2011 Comments
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Classic RC Car Action – Associated RC10

The Team Associated B4.1, piloted by pro-driver Ryan Cavalieri, took top honors at the 2011 IFMAR 1/10-scale Electric Off-road World Championships that are taking place right now in Vaasa, Finland. This is hardly the first time this platform has won big. Check one of its many victories in the June 1992 issue of RC Car [...]

Jul 20, 2011 Comments
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