HPI Savage XL 5.9 by Ulysses Prioleau [Reader's Ride]

Ulysses wrote in to tell us that his very favorite types of article in RC Car Action are the How-to’s showing tricks for customizing and upgrading your truck. From the pics, it looks like he has been taking good notes! He tells us he did “a little” custom work to the front end of his [...]

Nov 19, 2015 Comments
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JConcepts S2 B5M Body With 6.5″ Finnisher Rear Wing

From JConcepts: Backing up a successful design is perhaps the most difficult task in design and engineering. Faced with the challenge, the crew at JConcepts once again went to work to outfit the team during the 2015 IFMAR World Championships with a body capable of enhancing performance. Dubbed the S2, the new shell rocks some [...]

Nov 09, 2015 Comments
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TLR 22 3.0 2WD Buggy In Action at OCRC

The electric off-road racing scene has been given quite a big shake up with TLR releasing their new 22 3.0 2WD buggy. The buggy isn’t just a new version, but almost a completely new platform with a host of very interesting features. We got a VIP invitation to go to OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach [...]

Nov 06, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas/Axial Hybrid Scout 80 by Scott Lempert [Reader's Ride]

We could probably do an entire column just on Scott Lempert’s scale projects, so prolific is he with off-season building. One in particular that caught our eye was this ’63 International Scout 80—not just for the styrene body which Scott crafted himself, but for the unusual mix of components. The backbone is a set of [...]

Nov 04, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas RTR X-Maxx [VIDEO]

From Traxxas: X-Maxx is an all-new, clean-sheet design, engineered from the start to take Traxxas Tough™ to a whole new level. Unrelenting 4X4 power, mammoth size, and ferocious determination makes this mighty monster a truly worthy successor to the Maxx® legacy. Size Wins X-Maxx is enormous. Size wins by giving you the advantage to power [...]

Oct 30, 2015 Comments
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RC Car Action EXCLUSIVE: Traxxas Announces All-New X-MAXX, and WE DRIVE IT

Other than Traxxas insiders, only RC Car Action has driven the X-Maxx! You’ll see it in our January issue. Yep, it’s big. The X-Maxx is 30 inches long and tips the scales at 21 pounds with batteries. We did not see this bad boy coming! RC Car Action has the exclusive on Traxxas’ amazing new X-Maxx, [...]

Oct 30, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Mitsubishi Pajero by Dave Hall [READER'S RIDE]

Australia has some gorgeous scenery—in any scale—as can be seen by the shots sent in by Dave Hall of his ultra-realistic Tamiya Mitsubishi Pajero. Running on the CC01 chassis, Dave’s Pajero sports an 80t motor from RC4WD paired with an Axial AE5 speed control. The body is painted Tamiya dark blue and has been treated [...]

Oct 19, 2015 Comments
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XRAY’s Bruno Coelho is the New 2015 IFMAR 4WD EP World Champ

In what seemed like a predestined outcome for XRAY’s Bruno Coelho, the second of three a-mains saw Coelho lead from the horn all the way to the end and take the 4WD IFMAR World Title. Schumacher’s Michal Orlowski ran strong in the main after a crash sent him back in the first main, to finish [...]

Oct 10, 2015 Comments
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