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Make your car dirty! We show you how.

Make your car dirty! We show you how.

[From our March 2017 issue] It’s easy to get an RC car or truck dirty—just drive it! But if you want a realistically dirtied-up look that’s in scale with your machine (and won’t wash off), you’ll need to do more than just skip cleaning your car. With the easy techniques that follow, you can simulate dirt realistically […]

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Vaterra Twin Hammers Trail Truck  [READER’S RIDE]

Vaterra Twin Hammers Trail Truck [READER’S RIDE]

The Vaterra is nominally a desert truck, but Jason Hope’s Twin Hammers spends plenty of time getting muddy on mountain trails near his Pacifica, Callifornia home. The muck looks at home on the Pro-Line ’72 Chevy C10 body done in a rusty beater truck motif by Jason himself. He selected upsized Interco Super Swampers from […]

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We have the new Losi Rock Rey!

We have the new Losi Rock Rey!

I was pretty excited about the new Losi Rock Rey when it was announced a few weeks ago and now I finally have my hands on it. It looked great in the photos on the Losi website but it’s even more impressive in person. I’m working on a full review for the June issue but […]
JC and Pro-Line Debut New Products at 2017 Reedy Race

JC and Pro-Line Debut New Products at 2017 Reedy Race

There’s always a lot to see at a big event like the Reedy Race of Champions. This year, the two spec tire providers JConcepts and Pro-Line also brought some new products to show off with obvious influences from their team drivers, including Ryan Maifield and his Yokomo 2WD and 4WD buggies. Check it out. JConcepts […]

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Trifecta After 4WD at the 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

Trifecta After 4WD at the 2017 Reedy Race of Champions

The final round of 4WD came to a conclusion Saturday with three drivers in the Invitational Class all tied in points. Xray’s Ty Tessmann, TLR’s Dakotah Phend and Yokomo’s Ryan Maifield are all grid locked with nine points, with AE’s Ryan Cavalieri and Alex Kosciuszek within striking distance each having eleven points. But, 2WD buggy will most likely […]
2017 Reedy Race: 1st Day Shows TLR’s Phend Leading

2017 Reedy Race: 1st Day Shows TLR’s Phend Leading

The first day is completed at the 2017 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions and the top Invite drivers are showing their experience and speed. The Reedy Race has a well-deserved reputation for exciting racing for the viewer, and it seemed only fitting to witness the best race in the last heat in the final (fourth) […]

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Axial SCX10 with RC4WD Hardbody [READER’S RIDE]

Axial SCX10 with RC4WD Hardbody [READER’S RIDE]

Here’s a beautiful truck in a beautiful setting sent in by Cameron McLean. The chassis is an Axial SCX10-2, dressed up with a 4-door Mojave Hard Body from RC4WD with Customs stripes by Ernesto at URScale banners. Pro-Line supplied the front bumper and 2-inch Light Bar. Pro-Line also delivered the Swamper TSL SX Tires and […]
Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Xray’s Ellis Chats About the New CRC Fasttrak II (FT2) Black Carpet

Carpet racing is fast and technical and a track surface that’s been around for decades, but until a couple of years ago, has been predominantly grey “Ozite” called Fasttrak, sold by CRC (Calandra Racing Concepts). However, Ozite was no longer available to CRC and they had to source a new kind of carpet. After some […]

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Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

Flashback: 1989 National Ashby Indoor Carpet Racing [VIDEO]

The 1989 Ashby National was typical for the era and included many of the fast UK drivers of the time driving on an indoor carpet track with pan cars. The video is a bit poor quality, but like the sub-c cells, stick radios with crystals and brushed motors, fit the time. Most of the video […]
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