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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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Team Associated SC10B RS – RAGE CAGE!

Award-winning platform with scale appeal! There’s no doubt that questions about Team Associated bringing an SC buggy to market have been brought up in the RC community. Ultimately, the questions all revolved around one question—”When?” Back when this whole short course revolution hit RC, Team Associated was the first to release a kit-quality SC truck [...]

Jan 02, 2013 Comments
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Team Associated Prolite 4×4 [Video]

Since the RC100 of Butch Kroells crossed the finish line to claim the first-ever IFMAR World Championship in 1977, Team Associated has won 26 of the most coveted titles in radio control—with a staggering 18 different car kits. The ProLite 4×4, however, couldn’t be any less interested in that history; after all, there’s not even [...]

Dec 31, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tips: CA Remover [February]

CA Remover: Gluing tires can be a messy process and CA glue can find its way into places it is not supposed to.  I keep a bottle of CA neutralizer on hand when gluing tires.  If I get flue in an area that I am not supposed to, I can neutralize it quickly before it [...]

Dec 18, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Tamiya TA05 Ver. II [February 2013]

Tamiya TA05 Ver. II : Oh, baby, do we love JDM and clearly, so does Jason.  He upgraded his Tamiya TA05 Ver. II with a Castle Creations Mamba Max Pro ESC and 9000Kv motor, Airtronics MX-3X radio system, a Traxxas 2075 servo for steering, and a Gens Ace 3S LiPo pack for power.  The car [...]

Dec 18, 2012 Comments
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