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You Are Not a Basher

This is the “Starting Line” from the February issue, which is all about my disdain for the term “basher.” What do you think? Comment on Facebook, you could win an RC Car Action hat! You Are Not a Basher While driving the six trucks in this issue’s stadium truck shootout, one refrain I kept hearing [...]

Dec 11, 2013 Comments by
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Axial Wraith Online Build Part 2

Right! Let’s get started. Step 1 is usually a good place to begin. Looks pretty easy…  Like any good manual, the Wraith book features full-size hardware drawings on each page. There are call-outs for the available option parts as you go, but I’ll be building my truck stock.   Slip the diff locker into the [...]

Oct 29, 2013 Comments by
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Throwback Thursday: RC Car Action Issue No. 1!

As 1985 drew to a close, a new magazine appeared on newsstands everywhere: Radio Control Car Action! Dated “Winter 1986″ and aptly dubbed “The World’s Premier R/C Car Magazine,” RCCA no. 1′s cover featured the then-new Tamiya Bruiser, Futaba’s iconic Magnum Senior pistol-grip transmitter, and some kid (who is now about 40) sniffing a Tamiya [...]

Jul 11, 2013 Comments by
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50% Off Fourth of July Sale at AirAgeStore.com

Our big 4th of July sale at AirAgeStore.com kicks off tonight at 11:59pm ET and runs until July 7, so you’ve got the full holiday weekend to get your savings on! We’re not just talking 10, 15, or 20% off–how does 50% off sound? Yep, half price for books, special issues, and plans. A few [...]

Jul 04, 2013 Comments by
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Almost done…Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Part 3

With the chassis side plates completed in part two, it’s time to install the transmission and assemble the axles. The transmission bolts into place with four screws, two per side, and aluminum supports brudge the side plates as well. With both chassis plates installed and the transmission in place, we’re ready to move on to the [...]

Jun 27, 2013 Comments by
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RC Weekend Winner: Daniel Denato!

Every weekend, you’ve got a chance to win stuff from RC Car Action–all you have to do is share photos from your weekend of RC fun! Post photos to the RC Car Action Facebook page or tweet them to @rccaraction.  Let’s see your cars, trucks, planes, boats, sons, dads, daughters, and buddies having fun with radio control. [...]

Jun 10, 2013 Comments by
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Tamiya TXT-2 Agrios Build

Who can resist a new kit-build, especially when it’s a nut, bolt, and screw-a-palooza from Tamiya? The new TXT-2 Agrios is the latest model to get the online build-up treatment, and the wrench-spinning starts now. Let’s have a look at what’s inside the box… Parts–and lots of them. It looks like there should be more [...]

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About the author

I've been involved in RC for over 25 years, and first joined Air Age Media in 1997. I served as Executive Editor until 2008, when I went to work on the manufacturing side of the RC biz. Now back at RC Car Action, I'm thrilled to be doing what I love most--not just enjoying RC, but sharing it with all of you. In addition to RC, I enjoy spending time with my beautiful wife Kathleen and our wonderful daughter Audrey.
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