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Associated Chassis Conversion Kits for B5 and B5M

Associated Chassis Conversion Kits for B5 and B5M

Team Associated bucked the trend of convertible-chassis 2WD buggies, instead choosing to offer dedicated rear-motor (B5) and mid-motor (B5M) platforms. Since most racers build their cars as either rear-motor or mid-motor and leave them that way, Associated determined the compromises required to make a single car work both ways weren’t worth it–hence the B5 and […]
Exclusive: Pro-Line’s GoPro-Ready Blockbuster Revealed

Exclusive: Pro-Line’s GoPro-Ready Blockbuster Revealed

Now this is ingenious! Pro-Line‘s Blockbuster body is built for video (Blockbuster video, get it?) and designed to carry a GoPro camera in its hollowed-out cab (which also appears to do a good job of protecting the GoPro). In the middle pic, you can see the molded-in dashboard that gives Blockbuster-based videos a real “in-car” […]

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Kyosho Scorpion Re-release to debut at RCX!

Kyosho Scorpion Re-release to debut at RCX!

Big new for vintage RC buffs: Kyosho’s 1982 Scorpion is getting the re-release treatment! No details yet other than the teaser banner below as spotted on the Kyosho Japan site, but you won’t have to wait long to see the car–it’s going to be at the RCX show, May 17-18! We’ll follow up as soon as […]
LaTrax Announces Hop-Ups for Teton

LaTrax Announces Hop-Ups for Teton

Regular readers will recall our LaTrax Teton review from the May issue, where we enjoyed the truck in out-of-the box trim. Now LaTrax is rolling out upgrades for the little rig to increase performance and cool-factor. Visit the page for the new gear in our Hot News and New Stuff forum for the full lowdown; […]

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Tamiya Japan Reveals Rock Socker CR-01

Tamiya Japan Reveals Rock Socker CR-01

No pic of this bad boy at the Tamiya USA site yet, so we snagged this shot from Tamiya Japan–remember, “www” stands for world wide web! The trail-taming CR-01 platform is the latest Tamiya rig to get a new-body refresh. Dubbed the “Rock Socker,” the truck’s lexan bodywork is based on the classic Stadium Blitzer design with […]
New Video – Glue Tires Like A Pro

New Video – Glue Tires Like A Pro

If you’re about to glue your first set of tires, check out these tips before you begin. Here’s a few tips to make sure those new tires stay on the rim and keep you in the front of the competition. Want to see more? Check out our YouTube Channel each week for a new tech […]

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New Outerwears Gear for Losi Desert Buggy XL

New Outerwears Gear for Losi Desert Buggy XL

Outerwears filters are popular in many forms of motorsports as well as RC, and their latest batch of gear is designed for the Losi Desert Buggy XL. The Pre-Filter, “Shockwears” shock boots, and pull-start filter are constructed of Outerwears’ unique “Terra-Flo” material, which repels dust and water yet flows air freely. Full press info below […]
HobbyKing goes 2WD SCT racing for less than $100!

HobbyKing goes 2WD SCT racing for less than $100!

Got an extra set of electronics laying around? If so, you can pick up Turnigy’s new SCT V2 kit and go racing for less than a Benjamin. Not only does the SCT V2 look like a modern SCT in terms of chassis and suspension design, but the truck comes with threaded aluminum “big bore” shocks, […]

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New & Hot: Axial’s Casey-Currie-inspired SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition

New & Hot: Axial’s Casey-Currie-inspired SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited C/R Edition

Axial‘s latest SCX10 RTR is packed to the gills with licensed replica gear from a gang of full-size off-roading’s hottest brands, including a Rigid Industries light bar (with 10 working LEDs!), BFGoodrich Krawler T/A KX tires, Black Rock wheels, and Poison Spyder’s Rock Brawler bumpers and Crusher fender flares. The new SCX10 flavor also shows off CRC […]
Biggest stories from the pits and racetrack of the Cactus Classic

Biggest stories from the pits and racetrack of the Cactus Classic

As with any big race, the pit area of last weekend’s 28th Annual Cactus Classic at SRS was full of new products from a wide variety of manufacturers – including new products being run in race conditions for the first time! Here’s a look at new products found in the pit area this year, along […]

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Pro-line Announces Monster-Sized Wrangler Shell, SC Bronco Body, More

Pro-line Announces Monster-Sized Wrangler Shell, SC Bronco Body, More

The team’s been busy at Pro-Line, with a gang of new releases including for monster trucks, short-course machines, and buggies. You can find all the latest Pro-Line news in our Hot News & New Stuff forum, with additional pics and all the details for the gear below and more. First up, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited […]
Kyosho Announces ReadySet Inferno MP9e TKI T1

Kyosho Announces ReadySet Inferno MP9e TKI T1

We just featured the nitro-burning version of Kyosho’s RTR Inferno on our April cover,  and now the electric version is set to hit stores. Orion supplies the brushless power system, which is rated for 4S LiPo, and Kyosho includes the LCD-equipped version of their Synchro 2.4GHz pistol. Full Kyosho hype after the pics. More pics […]
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