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Readers’ Ride: Ron Sacrider’s FrankenSlash [July Teaser]

Ron went all mad scientist on us when he sent in these shots of the truck he calls, “Frankenslash.”  Part Traxxas Slash and part Nitro 4 Tec, he bolted a metal plate over the battery tray to house the nitro engine and belt system.  Ron added an RPM rear bumper and arms and finished the [...]

May 15, 2013 Comments
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Pit Tips: Transmitter Bag On The Cheap [July Issue]

A padded fabric lunch bag can double as a transmitter bag.  Most have a pocket for an icepack that can be used for spare AA batteries or an extra receiver, Bouns: you can also use the bag to carry lunch. To check out all the Pit Tips from the July issue, view page 24 or [...]

May 15, 2013 Comments
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Royal RC Adventure [June Article - Preview]

Axial Racing brings RC crawling competition to the most extreme full-size 4 x 4 challenge: King of the Hammers! by Matthew Soileau A truly unique event in the RC world, a G6 isn’t so much a “race” as it is a timed event that evolves into an adventure. Set in Means Dry Lake of Johnson [...]

May 03, 2013 Comments
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10 Best Jobs In RC [June Issue - Preview]

The dreams gigs that could one day be yours WORDS ERICH REICHERT For some of us, RC is more than just a casual hobby – it’s a passion.  It consumes every minute of our lives and is often the subject of our daydreams.  Running your car is one thing, but for the rare few, taking [...]

May 02, 2013 Comments
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Test Drive: Tekno RC SCT410 [June Preview]

Kit | Electric | Off-Road WORDS Aaron Waldron PHOTOS Jason Boulanger Ultra Fast 4×4 The New SCT410 is only the second kit to come Tekno, but this competition-ready 4 x 4 short-course truck already has track credentials.  Based on Tekno’s purpose-built EB48 (Electric Buggy 4WD 1/8 scale) and engineered for premium performance, the SCT410′s mission is [...]

Apr 23, 2013 Comments
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How To: Rebuild Your Car [June Preview]

Fix it right every time Words Jay Kennedy Repairing and rebuilding your RC car or truck is something we all have to do at some point.  Erich is always telling me, “You’re not having fun until you break something.” In the event that you do end up breaking you car, you might find that it’s [...]

Apr 23, 2013 Comments
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Pit Tips: Works Like Magic! [June]

Works Like Magic: When body and chassis parts get really dirty, I use a Mr.Clean Magic Eraser to get them looking new again.  This works particularly well for 1/8-scale wings where dirt can get crammed into the corners and scratches. Kerry Burch – Charlotte, NC   To view all the Pit Tips from the June issue [...]

Apr 18, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride: Customized Kyosho Mini-Z [June]

Customized Kyosho Mini-Z: In case you couldn’t tell, Brad is a huge fan of the 1983 Stephen King chiller Christine.  To pay tribute to his favorite flick, Brad stretched a Kyosho Mini-Z chassis and used the body and wheels from an Ertl model 1958 Plymouth Fury to make it look just like the car in the [...]

Apr 18, 2013 Comments
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