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How To: GO RACING [April Sneak Peek]

First-timer tips for joining the racing scene Each person’s first race experience is very different. I’ve been fortunate to have two first race days … let me explain. My son, who has been interested in RC almost since birth, decided he wanted to try racing after spending a few years driving around the yard or [...]

Feb 14, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride Of The Year [March Sneak Peek]

By Michael Wortel Since its inception, “Readers’ Rides” has been one of the most popular and coveted columns of RC Car Action. It is always exciting to see readers’ contributions to the RC community, and “Readers’ Rides” gives everyone an opportunity to exercise their RC pride. Scale RC builds have always been on the radar, [...]

Feb 06, 2013 Comments
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Project On Road Racer

Just as radically as RC car designs have evolved over the hobby’s roughly 40-year existence, so has the end user’s experience and expectations. Our industry’s pioneers were typically tasked to hand-fit and modify parts to assemble their kits, piecing them together over the course of several evenings hunched over an old bath towel covering the [...]

Jan 31, 2013 Comments
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Tekno RC SCT410

Boutique manufacturers and aftermarket factories in the RC industry come and go, with many fueled by the combination of a passion for the hobby and a bit of entrepreneurial spirit. Earning serious staying power in such a competitive industry, however, requires more than just a desire to enjoy what you do – your products have [...]

Jan 29, 2013 Comments
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Traxxas Slash On Road Racer

Just as radically as RC car designs have evolved over the hobby’s roughly 40-year existence, so has the end user’s experience and expectations. Our industry’s pioneers were typically tasked to hand-fit and modify parts to assemble their kits, piecing them together over the course of several evenings hunched over an old bath towel covering the [...]

Jan 29, 2013 Comments
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Axial Rubicon Trail Adventure [March Sneak Peek]

Trail Proven By Erich Reichert When developing the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon, Jeep Chrysler set out to design an off-roading machine that could stand up to the toughest terrain in North America.  Proof of this can be found on the side of every JK in the form of a decal that simply states “Trail Rated.” [...]

Jan 17, 2013 Comments
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Pit Tips: Pot Car Stand [March]

Pot Car Stand: Terra cotta plant pots make great car stands if you are in a pinch, especially when they are turned upside down. Rob Guest – Irvine, CA

Jan 15, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Traxxas Slash [March]

Traxxas Slash: Scott did this killer Black Cat Fireworks paint scheme for his 14-year-old son. Underneath this Parma Rattler body is a box stock Slash, but who’d ever notice with a body like that?  He was so proud of his all paint bod, that Scott sent a picture of it to Black Cat and got [...]

Jan 15, 2013 Comments
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