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HPI Announces New Looks for Sprint 2 RTRs

HPI has announced three new versions of its popular Sprint 2 RTR platform. The  Sport model is now available with ’69 Camaro and Nissan GTR shells, and the Drift-spec car is now equipped with a Nissan 350Z bodywork.  Feature-wise, the latest Sprint 2 models are identical minus their bodies, wheels, and tires. For more on [...]

Oct 07, 2013 Comments
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First Look: Kyosho Rage VE

The Kyosho Rage VE is next in line for review in RC Car Action magazine. Before it goes under the lens and onto the track for testing, we thought we’d share a closer look at this new and unique machine from the big K. The Rage VE will never be mistaken for any other vehicle, [...]

Sep 04, 2013 Comments
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Tech Tip – How To Set Gear Mesh [VIDEO]

Ever been out at the park or up on the drivers stand and realize your gear mesh is set wrong? Here’s a quick way to set it and forget it without all the process (or paper). video platform video management video solutions video player

Aug 23, 2013 Comments
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MIP Precision for Power Drivers

If you’ve invested in a powered driver to speed up your RC assembly and maintenance sessions, good news: the top-quality, hardened-steel tips found in MIP’s classic hex drivers are now available with “Speed Tip” 1/4″  shanks. The tips are offered in 1.5, 2.0, and 2.5mm metric sizes as well as 1/16, 5/64, and 3/32″ SAE [...]

Aug 21, 2013 Comments
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Test Bench: Speed Passion Reventon Stock Club Race ESC

Over the last couple of years stock racing has undergone many changes as today’s brushless motors and speed controls have pushed the technology envelope. Many critics used to argue that you need the latest firmware to stay competitive in stock racing; that might have been true when electronic timing was allowed, but since many race [...]

Aug 01, 2013 Comments
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Test Bench: Muchmore Racing LED Folding Pit Light

Whether you are seated in the pits at your favorite local RC track, or back at home at your workbench, good lighting is key if you need to make any adjustments or repairs on your RC vehicles.  There are plenty of lights to choose from, but RC racers need a light that is both bright [...]

Jul 19, 2013 Comments
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Episode 216 of the Radio Control Show featuring the HPI Baja 5B Flux!

Episode 216 of the Radio Control is highlighted by Aaron Waldron’s test drive with HPI Racing’s most radical 1/5-scale yet! The 29.6-volt, 23-pound, 60 MPH Baja 5B Flux is sure to make the hair on your arm stand up as its big brushless motor screams past, launching the car into low orbit over some huge [...]

Jul 02, 2013 Comments
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Back at the bench! Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios build

It’s been much longer between build sessions than I hoped for, but I’m finally back in the shop and twirling the ol’ number-two Phillips screwdriver on the way to turning a bunch of parts into a  TXT-2 Agrios. After completing the transmission in the first build session, it’s time for bumper assembly, which is dispatched [...]

Jun 17, 2013 Comments
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