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James Knight’s Incredible 1/10 Beach Buggy with 3D-Printed Parts

This outstanding machine is the work of James Knight (you can find him on Facebook as Knight Customs), and we’ve never seen a prettier RC version of the classic dune buggy design. While the suspension and drivetrain are from the Tamiya SRB (the platform shared by the Rough Rider/Buggy Champ and Sand Scorcher) everything else [...]

Sep 08, 2013 Comments
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Reader’s Ride: Judd Stauber’s Traxxas Stampede

More like “Rally Stampede!’ This highly-modified machine is totally unique and looks ready to get wild in the woods. Wondering what’s under that Subie shell? Judd was good enough to share all the details with us on Facebook: – HPI 98′ Subaru WRC Impreza body – Integy steering linkage, piggyback shocks, wheelie bar, front bumper, [...]

Aug 26, 2013 Comments
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Reader’s Ride: Jammy Weaver’s Axial SCX-10 Trail Honcho

The Axial SCX-10 is the go-to machine for scale 4X4 fun, and Jammy’s Honcho is definitely lookin’ real in this shot plucked from Facebook. The Pro-Line light bar helps too! Jammy posted this pic as an entry in our “win a Pro-Line hat” promo, and we thought it was a natural for Reader’s Rides too. [...]

Aug 22, 2013 Comments
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Readers’s Ride of the Week: Bert Jones’ Traxxas Slash

Great shot from Facebook fan Bert Jones! Perfect composition, it’s in focus, and that late-afternoon sun looks killer. As for the truck, it’s the Kyle Busch version of the Traxxas Slash. Look for this one in the pages of RC Car Action! If you want to share your ride with us (whether it’s in action [...]

Jul 30, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride Of The Week: Axial Wraith

Ian Roberts’ Axial Wraith is equipped with a Holmes Hobbies motor and Solar Servo custom tie rods. He removed the top of the HPI Jeep Rubicon body and then painted the vehicle inside and out. The Jeep is riding on Pro-Line Racing 2.2 Swampers and wheels with custom bead locks. Ian Robers – Apple Valley, CA [...]

Jul 25, 2013 Comments
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Ray’s Deluxe HiLux, Plus more Readers’ Rides from the September issue!

Ralph Ray of Austin, TX built a real scale beauty with his RCModelex.com Hilux Double Cab kit. This ride features a full complement of scale accessories from Pro-Line and trick axles, wheels and tires from RC4WD. The Double Cab has been outfitted for torque with a Savox SA-1230SG steering servo and Holmes Hobbies Torque Master [...]

Jul 18, 2013 Comments
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Easy DIY Car Rack, Plus more tips from the latest issue!

Here’s a car rack that’s easy on the eyes and the budget. All you need is 48 x 8″ pre-finished shelf and two 48 x 5/8″ dowels.  Cut the dowels in 8″ lengths and paint them to match the shelf.  Use a 5/8″ spade but to drill holes for the dowels.  Space the holes 5.5″ [...]

Jul 18, 2013 Comments
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Reader’s Ride of the Week: Brian’s Big FG Buggy

This patriotic machine belongs to Brian Quintanilla and comes to us from Lake Tahoe, CA. According to wife Terri, who posted the photo on the RCCA Facebook page, Brian laid down the stars and stripes himself. As for the car, it’s an FG 1/6 scale with a 26cc engine—gotta love a big gas-burning buggy! Nice [...]

Jul 10, 2013 Comments
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