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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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How To Solder–in the August issue, on sale now!

Radio Control Car Action brings you helpful How-To articles in every issue. In the August issue, we cover the essential RC skill of soldering. Here’s a look at the article–pick up the August issue to read it all, or sign up for a Digital Subscription and get Radio Control Car Action delivered directly to your [...]

Jun 25, 2013 Comments
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Pit Tips: Dipped Grips [August Teaser]

Plasti Dip is a great way to personalize your wrenches so they don’t get mistaken for someone else’s at the track, and make them easier to grip too.  Just follow the instructions on the can to add a soft rubber coasting to the handles. To check out all the Pit Tips from the August issue, [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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Readers’ Ride: Team Associated Apex [August Teaser]

  From the looks of it, Ernest is a big Trans AM Racing fan.  He spec’d up his Apex Touring Car with an HPI Racing 1970 Boss Mustang body that he blacked out and finished off with a set of HPI’s vintage wheels and tires to boot.  This sleeper “Stang gets it’s power from a [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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How To: Slash 4×4 Low-CG Conversion

Words by Devon Stewart Low center of gravity, high-performance handling Low center of gravity = tougher to top over.  That about sums it up, and that’s why a low center of gravity (CG for short) is essential to anything and anyone that doesn’t want to tip over.  That goes for linebackers, ocean liners, hockey players, [...]

Jun 07, 2013 Comments
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Building A Legendary Beachcomber – Li’l Orange [July]

Words & Photos by Norm Zondervan For Many 4X4 fans, off-roading is all about Jeeps. I’ve always been wanted to build a daily driver that can conquer the trails and the commute home too.  To assemble this one-of-kind rig, I outfitted a Tamiya YJ body with a variety of scale products and scratch-built detail, then [...]

Jun 06, 2013 Comments
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Show the backyard who’s the boss [July Teaser]

Since winning the first of 26 IFMAR World Championships in 1977, Team Associated has been an icon of RC racing, in 2012, Team Associated announced a new direction – the Qualifier Series of sport – level RTRS aimed at capturing the attention of a potential hobbyist look for his first RC car or truck.  Unlike [...]

May 23, 2013 Comments
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