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Detail Wheels With a Silver Pen [PIT TIP]

Detail Wheels With a Silver Pen [PIT TIP]

Many truck wheels have molded-in hardware detailing, but since the wheel is all black they don’t stand out much. An easy way to bring out the detail is to highlight the nuts and bolts with a silver marker. Remove the tires and wheels from your truck to make them easier to work on and simply […]
Interview: 2016 Reedy Race Junior Title Winner Broc Champlin [FAST LAPS]

Interview: 2016 Reedy Race Junior Title Winner Broc Champlin [FAST LAPS]

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New HobbyKing Desert Fox 1/10 4WD Desert Racer Provides Budget-Friendly Roosts

New HobbyKing Desert Fox 1/10 4WD Desert Racer Provides Budget-Friendly Roosts

1/10-scale 4WD racers are hot in RC and with the release of the new HobbyKing Desert Fox Racer, those looking to get started or want a worthy option at a budget-friendly price have another option. With a basic, but hobby-grade platform, this new racer has a lot of features that may surprise you. Featuring brushless […]
Fast Laps: Rising Supercross Star Malcolm Stewart Hits the RC Track

Fast Laps: Rising Supercross Star Malcolm Stewart Hits the RC Track

Any discussion of the modern Supercross era must include James “Bubba” Stewart, the second- winningest SX rider in AMA history (Jeremy McGrath is still number one). But he’s not the only Stewart in the spotlight; James’ younger brother Malcolm is a rising star in Supercross himself, and for radio control fans, he’s the Stewart to […]

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XRAY XB2 Dirt Edition 1/10 Off-Road Buggy for American-Style Tracks

XRAY XB2 Dirt Edition 1/10 Off-Road Buggy for American-Style Tracks

XRAY is a company known for high quality vehicles with jewel-like finish, but their electric off-road products products have traditionally been viewed as astro-turf or carpet specific- both common in Europe. However, not wanting to miss out on good ol’ fashioned dirt or clay, and understanding that many drivers still enjoy racing on American style […]
FireBrand RC DEF STAR-D2M Aluminum Drift Wheels Adds Some Style to Your Ride

FireBrand RC DEF STAR-D2M Aluminum Drift Wheels Adds Some Style to Your Ride

Wheels are an important element in transforming your vehicle in to a show-stopping creation with heaps of style. Having them backed up with performance is also important and with the release of the new DEF STAR-D2M Aluminum Drift Wheels, you can complete your concourse winning livery and smoke the competition while sliding by to the […]

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New Reedy Blackbox 800Z Speed Control And Sonic 540-M3 Combos

New Reedy Blackbox 800Z Speed Control And Sonic 540-M3 Combos

Reedy has become a household name among racers and enthusiasts everywhere and with the new release of their new line up of speed controls and motor combos, the company is poised to make their products even easier to obtain. Featuring the Reedy 800Z speed control and Sonic 540-M3 motors, this range should suit about every […]
Axial Racing Exo Terra Trophy Truck by Richard Derry [READER’S RIDE]

Axial Racing Exo Terra Trophy Truck by Richard Derry [READER’S RIDE]

Richard Derry liked the nimble speed and scale character of the Axial Racing Exo Terra buggy, but he wanted something more unique so he converted his into a lookalike Trophy Truck inspired by the Toyota driven by Ivan “Iron Man” Stewart. As you can see from the body-off shot, Richard added a bunch of aluminum […]

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IFMAR World Champion Bruno Coelho Signs with HOBBYWING

IFMAR World Champion Bruno Coelho Signs with HOBBYWING

Current IFMAR 4WD World Champion Bruno Coelho has been shaking up the racing scene lately by winning some of the most prestigious events in both on and off-road disciplines. In a big move, HOBBYWING have announced the signing of this formidable Portuguese driver through 2018. His vehicles will be outfitted with the latest HOBBYWING products […]
JConcepts Introduces Wide and Narrow Aero Front Wing for the TLR 22 3.0

JConcepts Introduces Wide and Narrow Aero Front Wing for the TLR 22 3.0

Front wings are all the rage for racers looking to tune their electric buggies and JConcepts team drivers were seen using them at the recent Reedy Race. Now those same front wings are available to the public. Available in both narrow and wide versions, the “Aero” wing is specifically designed for use on the TLR […]

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Tamiya’s DT-03 Gets a New Look as the Racing Fighter

Tamiya’s DT-03 Gets a New Look as the Racing Fighter

Tamiya is known for bringing creative designs at a budget-friendly price tag to RC enthusiasts everywhere and with the release of their new Racing Fighter based on the DT-03 platform, the company is poised to continue that reputation. With durability and ease-of-use features, this buggy is a great first time vehicle for those looking to […]
HPI Adds Short-Course & Stadium Trucks to Jumpshot Line, Goes Brushless

HPI Adds Short-Course & Stadium Trucks to Jumpshot Line, Goes Brushless

You’ll recall the Jumpshot MT from our October 2015 cover, and we’re fans of the $200 fun-truck. Now HPI has given it a power-boost as the Jumpshot MT Fuzion, which adds brushless power to the mix (and probably a few other upgrades too–we don’t have all the details yet). HPI has also extended the Jumpshot […]
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