Rock Crawling

Scott Hughes runs the new Axial XR10

From the December issue of  RC Car Action RCCA: Where do you see rock crawling a few years from now? SH: Good question. Rock crawling has been around for seven-plus years, but it really started with the Axial AX10. That’s when rock crawling as a true segment started. Where do we go from here? The [...]

Oct 07, 2010 Comments
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Austin Dunn Wins 2.2 and Overall at the Rock Crawling Nationals

Latest race news from Futaba: Approximately 191 of the world’s best rock crawlers gathered in Disney, Oklahoma, over the weekend of September 9 to compete in the 2010 Rock Crawling Nationals. Drivers vied for a win in 1.9, 2.2 and Super classes during the contest, which was presented by the U.S. Rock Crawler Association. At [...]

Sep 16, 2010 Comments
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Pro-Line 2010 Northwest USRCCA National Qualifier Race Report

Latest race news from Pro-Line: Perfect weather, amazing rock and some good people are what make any RC Crawling event memorable. The 2010 Northwest USRCCA National Qualifier in Goldendale, WA was just that and a podium finish with the Pro-Line Chisels in G8 compound was icing on the cake. Names like John “Super Dave” Ripplinger-first [...]

Sep 15, 2010 Comments
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Team Losi Racing sweeps the podium at the 2010 Rock Crawling Nationals

Latest race news from Losi: The 2010 USRCCA RCCrawler Nationals were held the 9-12th of September. Drivers from all over the country and world were in attendance. TLR’s Crawler team debuted and competed with production Mini Rock Crawler Pros. After 5 grueling courses, MRC Pro’s occupied 4 of the 5 final positions for Sunday’s finals. [...]

Sep 14, 2010 Comments
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Holmes Hobbies Rock Crawling Torque Master BR-XL ESC and Torque Master Sport Motor

New from SK Motion: Holmes Hobbies BR-XL ESC The TorqueMaster BR-XL (Part# HH-TMBRXL) is a whole new ESC for crawlers. It has been designed from the ground up to meet the rigorous demands of low speed control and high speed power. 5 Amp 6 Volt on board switch mode BEC delivers unbelievable servo power at [...]

Sep 01, 2010 Comments
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RC4WD has been at the forefront of the rock crawling and scale segments of the rc hobby for years, offering high-quality after-market parts such as aluminum crawler axles and wheels. One of RC4WD’s first kit trucks, the Subzero, was inspired by the full-size Scorpion 4×4, which was developed for military use. Boasting scale wheels, tires [...]

Aug 13, 2010 Comments
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Losi 1/18 Mini Rock Crawler Pro Race Roller

New from Losi: Features: Carbon Fiber Twin Vertical Plate Chassis 4-Link Crawler Designed Suspension Carbon Fiber, Adjustable Shock Arms Near Zero Ackerman Steering Geometry Front CV Driveshafts Threaded Aluminum Crawling Shocks One-Piece Rear Lock-out Hubs and Axle Shafts 1/10- and 1/18-Scale Servo/Battery Mount True Beadlock Wheels World Champion 1.9 blue compound Mini Rock Claws Mini [...]

Aug 12, 2010 Comments
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RC’s Top Designs

The Best Engineering In Each Category By Matt Higgins Hobby-grade RC vehicles are marvels of engineering. Even in the “early” days, RC cars have had surprisingly impressive designs and features. Remember the Tamiya Avante? The buggy was actually ahead of its time in the truest sense of the phrase. And, because the RC car hobby [...]

Jul 30, 2010 Comments
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