Airtronics Introduces All-In-One Speed Control/Receiver

We love when new RC technology hits the scene and this new Super Vortex-Plus ZERO speed control from Airtronics is one of those deals. At first glance this may look like a standard speed control but if you look closer you’ll see that there are two ports on the side and that means that this sucker [...]

May 20, 2015 Comments
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Team Associated Announces FOX-Fortified Shock Bodies with Kashima Coating Tech

Associated has teamed up with suspension giant FOX to develop the slickest  dampers yet. The special V2 big-bore shock bodies feature the Kashima low-friction coating as used by FOX for their Factory Series forks and shocks. The coating works in conjunction with hard-anodizing to create an incredibly slick and durable surface that fights stiction and extends [...]

May 15, 2015 Comments
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Who Will Win the 2015 IFMAR Electric Off-Road Worlds?

The best drivers from all over the world will make their way to Yatabe Arena, Japan for the 2015 IFMAR Electric Off-Road Worlds. This is the most prestigious event for electric off-road racing and the best pros from around the globe will be competing for the coveted win. However, this worlds will be throwing in [...]

May 11, 2015 Comments
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Xpert Announces New Low-Profile Servos

When you are ready to make your vehicle perform at its best, upgrading your servo to something purpose built can make a big difference in how it handles. Xpert RC is known for their high quality servos and has announced two new low profile servos, the PI-3402 & PM-3402. These servos have been given the [...]

May 01, 2015 Comments
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100mph Slot Cars Will Melt Your Brain

An RC car traveling 100mph is pretty impressive, but 100mph on a slot-car track is downright insane. High-downforce “wing cars” can top 110mph, as (barely) seen here competing at the European Championship in Helsinki, Finland from a few years back. So, you could say these cars are fast to the Finnish line. Fast-forward to 0:55 [...]

Apr 29, 2015 Comments
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Helion Adds Contakt 12TR Truggy to 1/12 RTR Lineup

Truggies are a lot of fun, and this Helion Contakt 12TR packs a lot of it in to a budget-friendly, 1/12-scale package. Included is a 2.4 GHz 2-channel radio system and 390 brushed motor to deliver speeds over 15mph. With fully independent suspension, and coil-over friction damper shocks, this truggy is ready to take on some rough [...]

Apr 29, 2015 Comments
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Convert Your Pull-Start Engine to Shaft-Start With a Sullivan Tiger Drive [How-To]

As nitro-engine starting systems go, pull-starters are definitely the least desirable option. On the plus side, they’re cheap; on the down side, well, everything else. They aren’t reliable, they’re not comfortable to use, and if you’ve ever taken one apart, you know what a hassle it can be to get the spring-genie back into the [...]

Apr 28, 2015 Comments
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These Are The Weirdest-Looking Vehicles In RC

We asked you to tell us what you think are RC’s weirdest-looking vehicles, and you definitely found some wild and crazy machines. Along with our own pics, you turned up bizarre front drivers, Robotech-inspired futuristic rides, and mind-boggling homebrew projects that stretch the limits of RC imagination. This unusual homebuilt apeared in our July 1993 issue [...]

Apr 27, 2015 Comments
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