Electric

Traxxas E-Revo vs. Skatepark [VIDEO]

When it comes to high-energy, high-altitude, high-impact (literally) RC, nothing beats a skatepark. Watch the Traxxas guys blast bowls with a pair of E-Revos to catch big air and bust big moves with zero chance of breaking a collarbone.

Mar 20, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line’s New Silverado Crew Cab and Flat Iron XLs Roll Out [VIDEO]

Pro-Line’s latest Lexan and rubber get a shakedown cruise in this clip, which shows the Chevy Silverado body and Flat Iron 1.9″ XL G8 Rock Terrain Truck Tires with Memory Foam on Denali 1.9″ Bead-Loc 8-spokes mounted up on an Axial SCX10 Trail Honcho and doing their thing. Complete with brain-melting soundtrack!

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Kev’s Bench: Axial Yeti XL Build, DONE

I just wrapped up a how-to on building the Axial Yeti XL kit for the June issue of Radio Control Car Action. It’s a fun build and I highly suggest that you have plenty of room to get through it. The parts for this bad boy are pretty large. While you’re waiting for the issue [...]

Mar 20, 2015 Comments
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Tonka-Tough Bronco Vaterra Ascender Reader’s Ride [VIDEO]

This project has been 30 years in the making for Aaron Bailey. As a kid Aaron loved his 1979 Tonka Bronco with Big Duke Roughneck driver figure. He treasured them so much that he kept them in excellent condition–good enough to pass on to his son who is now 10. But as cool as the [...]

Mar 16, 2015 Comments
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Chillax In This Japanese Drift Lounge [VIDEO]

Kicking back on the couch for some Tokyo Drift action (for reals, these guys and gals are in Japan) sure looks a lot more comfy than teetering on a rickety drivers’ stand. Not sure if this is some rich guy’s sweet basement, a hobby store’s extra space, or what, but it sure looks like a [...]

Mar 16, 2015 Comments
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Cactus Classic: Tessman Wins 2WD With HB Prototype; Cavalieri Takes 4WD Title With Associated; Maifield Sweeps Truck Classes With TLR

The 2015 Cactus Classic is in the books and with it a ton of close racing and fast action. In the premier classes HPI/ Hot Bodies’ factory driver Ty Tessmann TQ’d, but a bobble in the first main opened the door for Team Associated’s Ryan Cavalieri to come out on top after a very exciting [...]

Mar 16, 2015 Comments
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Cactus Classic: Tessmann TQ’s 2WD Buggy, Cavalieri TQ’s Truck

With one round of qualifying to go, the Cactus Classic’s heavy hitters are scrabbling to find the points to move up in qualifying in the premier classes. A points- based system determines qualifying positions instead of the “rocket round” format. In 2WD Buggy, HPI/Hot Bodies’ Ty Tessmann has wrapped up the TQ position by taking [...]

Mar 14, 2015 Comments
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Cactus Classic: “No Tire Sauce” Rule Weakly Enforced

With qualifying well under way at the Cactus Classic, it seems that there is some big drama swirling among the drivers. Tires are always a hot topic at any event since they are probably the single most important item that affects the way a car handles. The officially posted rule is for “no saucing” allowed. [...]

Mar 14, 2015 Comments
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