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LandWave Stackable Ramp System [REVIEW]

LandWave Stackable Ramp System [REVIEW]

Jumping is a blast—if you have a good jump. A plastic skateboard ramp is the most popular way to add hangtime to the neighborhood RC scene, but what if you want to go bigger? Ramp maker LandWave offers stackable, molded ramps that make it easy to customize your launch pad. The system makes it easy […]
Paint & Detail An RTR Interior [HOW TO]

Paint & Detail An RTR Interior [HOW TO]

More and more RTR vehicles are coming with scale interiors to increase their realism. Since the interiors are vacuum formed, molded-in details are generally soft. Most are painted a single color (black), which speeds things up on the assembly line but looks far from realistic. There are a few things you can do to your […]

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How Jason Snyder Went From RC Fan To Starting His Own Brand [PREMIUM]

How Jason Snyder Went From RC Fan To Starting His Own Brand [PREMIUM]

Check out our interview with Jason Snyder as he discusses racing and specifically starting a race brand with a focus on racing products. To read this article now, join RC CAR ACTION PREMIUM! When you become a member, you’ll get instant online access to our back-issue archives, the latest RC Car Action Digital Editions, all […]

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We Need The OSKART 1/2 Scale GoKart Like Now [VIDEO]

We Need The OSKART 1/2 Scale GoKart Like Now [VIDEO]

We first saw the awesome Oskart machine when Bruno Coelho was presented with one after his IFMAR Worlds win, and the wild go-kart has been on our must-drive list ever since. Hopefully we’ll be reenacting this unboxing video ourselves soon!       From Oskart: The RTR version includes a 33cc Zenoah-based engine, a Spektrum DX2E […]
Icon of RC: Bob Novak [INTERVIEW]

Icon of RC: Bob Novak [INTERVIEW]

Novak Electronics has closed after 38 years, but the legacy of the brand and its founder, Bob Novak, lives on. Here’s our interview with Bob, from our 2012 “Icons of RC” feature. There are people in the RC industry who can certainly be called legends, but there are others whose contributions to our hobby’s innovation […]

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Inside Masami’s 1989 Stealth Car

Inside Masami’s 1989 Stealth Car

Oh baby! If there was a car in the early 90s that everyone was dying to get their hands on, it was the ever elusive Team Associated Stealth Car. This nearly one off vehicles were made for the best drivers Associated had at the time to compete with in the 1989 and ’91 IFMAR Worlds […]
Online Build: Tamiya TA07 Pro

Online Build: Tamiya TA07 Pro

The time has come to build Tamiya’s newest mid-line sedan offering, the TA07 Pro. Ever since I first laid eyes on this car when we featured it on rccaraction.com, I fell in love with its unique design and overall look. Other than its unique chassis, other notable features of the TA07 Pro are its one-belt […]

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3D-printed Audi Le Mans racer [READER’S RIDE]

3D-printed Audi Le Mans racer [READER’S RIDE]

In honor of this past weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race, we decided to make Brett Turnage’s 2014 Audi R18 “Black Beauty” this week’s Reader’s Ride. Brett 3D-printed both the chassis and the body using a program called Fusion360. The chassis features a long 320mm wheelbase for stability and to fit the scale look […]
Under the Hood: Sean William’s ARC R11

Under the Hood: Sean William’s ARC R11

ARC is a small boutique brand that makes on-road kits for serious racers. They might not be as well known as some of the brands we hear about in the United States, but with a lineup of vehicles supported by top-level racers, they are hoping to make a bigger impact in North America. One of […]

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Laydown Transmissions: The Lowdown on the Latest Buggy Tech

Laydown Transmissions: The Lowdown on the Latest Buggy Tech

2WD buggies are continuing their evolution at a staggering rate and a big part of the innovation is the incorporation of laydown transmissions. Whether you choose a new factory conversion, a purpose-built buggy, or a 3D-printed aftermarket tuning option, there’s a lot of ways to jump on board. Most were initially developed for carpet or […]
Tech Center: Punching the Numbers

Tech Center: Punching the Numbers

I know that battery capacity determines how long my car will run on a charge, but does it affect power too? My car feels more powerful on a 5000mAh 2-cell pack than a 3000mAh 2-cell pack. Yep, that’s a real thing. Even though the 3000mAh battery and 5000mAh battery have the same resting voltage, that […]
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