Anthony Stephens’ little Ambush Shorty Van is proof you don’t need a big truck to have big fun. Anthony received his Ambush as a gift, and he was excited because the plethora of static model kit bodies available in this scale gave him lots of parts to work with. He chose the old-school shorty van […]
Check out some of these highly detailed builds in action at the 2016 Sherpa Trophy event in Germany. As you can see, these guys are proud and claim they this is the finest scale event in Germany and after you see some of these builds, you might have to agree with them.
Juan Turcios built his truck around a custom frame of 1/8-inch thick 5055 aluminum. A friend at TenthScaleLifestyle built a full-metal cage for it. The solid rear axle and and front A-arms are from Metal Concepts R/C. Juan made custom faux reservoirs for the Pro-Line Powerstrokes in front and Axial Yeti shocks in back. It […]
Pro-Line is always pushing technology and provides racers and passionate hobby enthusiasts with some of the best products around. In this video, they explain the function and parts of their popular Powerstroke shocks and how to tune and adjust them.
Held at Murph’s Intermountain RC Raceway in Utah, the 29th Annual April Fools Classic went off this last weekend bringing together some of the best drivers from around the country to compete in the record setting event that had over 375 entries, making it one of the biggest electric races on the racing calendar. In […]
Justin Chaffin credits his friend James Merrill with helping him bring his vision for a shaft-driven Thunder Tech Racing Ripper Pro to life. James machined a mount for the SCX10 transmission along with aluminum upper links and new cross-members to widen the chassis. He also added TTR’s delrin with carbon fiber lower links. Castle Creations […]
Getting a custom 6×6 truck to have the efficiency and range of motion to be a fully capable crawler can be a challenge, but Daniel Anguita wasn’t interested in a shelf-queen, so he put the work in. He grafted two sets of Axial SCX10 frame rails together with aluminum braces for the truck’s backbone. He […]
The 1st Annual Desert Classic was recently held over the weekend of March 11-12th, at the newly opened Hobby Action R/C Raceway in Chandler, Arizona. This new event had a lot of the big name drivers in attendance and looks to be taking over where the Cactus Classic left off. With the demise of SRS […]
Jonathan Mathews’ TF2 is deceptively subtle, but the closer you look the cooler this truck gets. To begin with, there’s the Tamiya Blackfoot body. Look closer and you’ll see that this is an extended cab Ford — something Tamiya never made. So Jonathan and his buddy Jim (who runs a body shop) spliced together two […]
Jason Hope sent us these pics of his new trail rig overlooking the ocean near his home in Pacifica, CA. Its an Axial Wraith with a custom polished aluminum frame and cage. Power comes via an HPI 15t motor run by a Castle Creations Sidewinder controller. It rolls on metal beadlock wheels with Pro-Line 2.3 […]
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 […]