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Kevin Holmlund’s Incredible Conley V8-Powered 1/4 Scale Grave Digger Monster Truck [VIDEO]

What would you do if you got your hands on a fully operational 1/4 scale Conley V8 engine? Most would mount it on a nice piece of stained wood and put it on their desk, and a few of those people would actually fire it up from time to time to show it off to [...]

Jun 16, 2015 Comments by
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5 Reasons Why Truck Pulling Is Cool

The more I look around on the internet the more I see custom pulling trucks popping up. I’m excited about this trend and am really excited to build one of my own. Some may ask why I’m so into building a pulling truck and I am here to show you. These are my 5 reasons [...]

May 11, 2015 Comments by
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XTM Racing X-Series Brushless Power System Review

From our November 2014 issue comes this “Test Bench” review of XTM’s econo brushless system, which belies its low price with solid performance. Hobby People customers gave it their thumbs-up online; here’s our take. Click to enlarge    

Feb 04, 2015 Comments by
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Kev’s Bench: Could Trophy Trucks The Next Big Thing?

The scale scene is big right now and there are no signs of it slowing down. Most of the scale vehicles out there are solid axle trucks that are designed to perform well on trail and rock courses. Although they rate high on the scale uh… scale, they lack the speed that most people in [...]

Dec 16, 2014 Comments by
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5 Vehicles We Want To See In RC

There’s no shortage of four-wheeled subjects in RC, covering everything from classic road cars and racers to realistic off-roaders and rides that exist only in engineer’s fantasies. And yet, we can all easily name personal faves we wished would be released in Lexan. With that in mind, we’ve selected five machines that are ripe for [...]

Nov 24, 2014 Comments by
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Kev’s Bench: Hot Stuff Spotted at the SEMA Show

The SEMA show in Las Vegas is the place to see the latest trends, parts and builds in the full-size car world and every year thousands of people in the automotive industry make their way to this iconic show. The show is only happening for four days and you need all of that and more [...]

Nov 10, 2014 Comments by
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“ROAR and IFMAR Should Look at Their Rulebooks and Start Crossing Some Stuff Out”

If that tidbit piques your interest, then you’ll definitely enjoy our interview with Orange County RC Raceway’s outspoken owner, Robert Black. What does he think about modern tracks, today’s pro’s, and the competition RC scene? Read on to find out. Robert “RB” Black is an entrepreneur, a track owner, a visionary and voice for the [...]

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Interview: Kyosho’s Yuichi Kanai, Father of the Inferno

Kyosho has built everything from static models to basic hobby-level kits throughout its 50-year history, but the Japanese firm is perhaps best known for producing some of the most exotic and successful race cars the RC market has ever seen. The most notable id the Inferno series of 1/8-scale buggies that have won eight IFMAR [...]

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Hobby People Leading the Way Since 1972! Since the day we opened in our modest red-brick building on Knott Street in May, 1972, Hobby People and it's staff have been dedicated to the true modeler, those who pursue hobbies for fun! And while we have grown tremendously since those days of one small service counter and a roll-up door, we are steadfast in our commitment to you, our fellow modeler. Today we continue to bring you the best in R/C hobbies, plastics, die-cast, and other hobbies. From Radios to RC Cars, helicopters to kites, die-cast models to computer simulators, brushless motors to scale plastic model boats,
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