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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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Readers’ Ride of The Week: XXXL Savage Baja 1/5 Scale

Check out this XXXL Savage Baja 1/5 scale that…let’s just call him RC James submitted to us for this week’s Readers’ Ride.  The vehicle started as a Nitro Savage 25 and was modified. The car has TCS Crawlers 1/5 Baja Flux Chassis, Kershaw Design Direct Drive Gearbox with metal gears 20t pinion 47t spur and [...]

Jul 08, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride Of The Week: Scale Jeep With Handmade Enclosed Trailer

We see some pretty sweet custom rigs sent to us for Readers’ Rides, check out this one created by Mitch B.  Mitch added a Pro-Line Jeep body to his Axial SCX10 and added white LED kit for the fog lights on the front bumper, and red LED lights for the rear tail lights on the [...]

Jun 28, 2013 Comments
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