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Cactus Classic: The Southwest Event Kicks Off with Practice

The long week at the Cactus Classic held at SRS Raceway in Arizona is under way. It’s only practice, but already the fast guys are making their mark. The first thing drivers are confronted with is the track. The surface is very unusual and the best way to describe the clay is like the stuff [...]

Mar 11, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Clodbuster Rocket Launcher by Rodney Donnell

When we were flipping through back issues and found Rodney’s combat-ready Clod in the January 2013 issue, we knew it had to be shared. Chrome kind of defeats the purpose of camo, but who cares? This thing is awesome. Even the rocket launcher is RC! Want to see your machine here? Send photos and a description [...]

Mar 10, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Faultline 2.2″ 6-Lug Bead Lock Wheels Sneak Peak

Good news if you’re looking for Axial wheel options: Pro-Line will soon have a new version of the Faultline Bead-Loc wheel with a 6-lug hub, which makes it perfect for the Yeti, Spawn, Wraith Poison Spyder Edition, and just about anything else with a 6-lug setup. According to Pro-Line, the rims also offer improved grip [...]

Mar 04, 2015 Comments
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Axial Needs To Build This Solid Axle Monster Truck

I have spent years building solid axle monster trucks in a quest to build one that will out perform anything out there. I even designed and built my own truck from the ground up. The second I saw the back half of an Axial Yeti I knew that my dream of building the best handling [...]

Mar 02, 2015 Comments
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Axial Spawn Shell for Wraith Now Available Separately

If you’d like to get Axial’s new “Spawn” look for your Wraith, you’re in luck: the body is now sold separately, and includes all the decals and masks you need to detail it out like below. You’ll have to pony up for the interior and driver’s helmet though, they’re sold separately. For more details, plus [...]

Feb 26, 2015 Comments
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Reedy Announces 2015 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions

Reedy has just announced details for the 2015 Reedy International Touring Car Race of Champions. Last year saw Yokomo’s Ronald Volker step to the top of the podium in dominant fashion. Will there be a repeat or will the race crown a different champion? RC Car Action will be there in May to cover the event [...]

Feb 26, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Adds Flat Iron to XL Tire Line

Pro-Line’s popular Flat Iron tread for 1.9″ rims is now plumped up to XL size, and stuffed with memory foam for maximum trail grippage. The tires are sold unmounted in pairs, so if you want the look shown below, get yourself a set of Pro-Line Denali Bead-Loc 8 rims. For more new gear, visit out [...]

Feb 26, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Grasshopper “Snow Hopper” by Jeffrey Transou

Jeff started with an original vintage Grasshopper that he reinvigorated with a few re-release parts, and then things started to get crazy. The reworked front suspension is part CRP nylon, part custom-designed and water jet-cut aluminum with inboard cantilevered vintage You-G shocks. You-G shocks are also used out back with a custom fifth shock mount. [...]

Feb 19, 2015 Comments
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