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Custom Chevy S10 Crawler by Travis Johnson [READER'S RIDE]

Travis tells us his priorities were “low and stable” for his custom project, so he began with a set of Brazin Scale RC high/low chassis rails. He then hung a Brazin custom-fabricated tube truggy back half in place of the rear frame rail sections. Then he added JT Hobbies high clearance suspension and steering links. [...]

Mar 15, 2016 Comments
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New Reedy LiPo Battery Weight Set Helps Tune Weight Bias

The weight of a battery is a significant part of how your vehicle handles and if you can add more to it or place additional weight low on the chassis, it can significantly affect the center of gravity. Racers know this and can now purchase these battery weights that are specifically designed to use with [...]

Mar 08, 2016 Comments
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Interview: Electric 1/8-scale Buggy Power with LRP’s JD Mora [FAST LAPS]

1/8-scale buggies are big and imposing, and until recently have only been powered by nitro engines. But, with modern electronics and LiPo batteries, it has evolved giving racers the option to go indoors or enjoy the torque and speed of electric power providing a different driving experience. We caught up with LRP America’s “JD” Mora, [...]

Mar 08, 2016 Comments
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New Futaba 4PX-R 4-Channel T-FHSS Limited Edition Radio System

Transmitters are getting more and more technical all the time and with the release of the new Futaba 4PX-R, users will get some of the most advanced features available with a host of options normally only available as aftermarket purchases. This Limited Edition transmitter includes these optional parts: LiFe battery and charger, metal throttle trigger, [...]

Mar 07, 2016 Comments
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Dynamite RC 60A 2-3S Brushless Marine Speed Control Brings Brushless Value to the Water

When you think about speed controls. you may think of crawlers or racing buggies, or even a rally car, but they are also found in boats and this value priced speed control may just get your juicing flowing with brushless power in the water. Rated for LiPo batteries up to 3S, this marine speed control [...]

Feb 25, 2016 Comments
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Pro-Line Overland Scale Roof Rack Adds Off-Road Adventure Detail

Roof racks can add a lot of detail to your rig, and the new one from Pro-Line has all the features you want in a piece like this. Made from black nylon, this accessory can also be integrated with Pro-Line’s LED light bar sets for another level of scale off-road realism. Hardware is included and [...]

Feb 22, 2016 Comments
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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 [...]

Feb 17, 2016 Comments
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Tamiya Jimny Crawler by Daniel Siegl [READER'S RIDE]

Daniel Siegl likes a challenge. When Daniel realized that his trip to the US from his native Austria would perfectly coincide with the 5th Annual Recon G6 Birthday Bash, held at Moon Rocks in Reno, NV, he decided to put a truck together to compete. But rather than go with a conventional crawler, he decided [...]

Feb 16, 2016 Comments
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