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KYOSHO SCORPION B-XXL VE

PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO 1/7-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD DESERT BUGGY | RTR Kyosho dresses up its just-right-sized buggy for the desert There are plenty of different classes of RC vehicles that are relatively standardized across multiple manufacturers, like the 1/18-scale mini and the 2WD short course truck, and then there are vehicles like the Kyosho Scorpion [...]

Jul 17, 2014 Comments by
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THUNDER TIGER ST4 G3

1/8-SCALE ELECTRIC 4WD MONSTER TRUCK | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO TTR's tough truggy gets treated to a heaping helping of horsepower Today's 1/8-scale truck class got its start in the mid-2000s with conversion kits that crossed monster trucks with 1/8-scale buggies, and it didn't take long for manufacturers to catch on — Thunder Tiger [...]

Jun 27, 2014 Comments by
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TEKNO RC NB48

1/8-SCALE 4WD NITRO RACING BUGGY | KIT PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Tekno scores with a competition nitro buggy built to take on the best Tekno RC rode the wave of the brushless motor and LiPo battery revolution, jumping into the RC industry in 2005 with electric-power conversion kits for popular nitro vehicles. They continued making [...]

May 24, 2014 Comments by
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PRO BOAT/HORIZON HOBBY ROCKSTAR 48

PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO A dose of serious horsepower makes Pro Boat's largest rig a raging party on the water Yep, it's big. If you drive a Smart Car, you're going to need a trailer. Pro Boat's new Rockstar 48 isn't just a pretty hull — there's a lot more underneath the canopy than you [...]

May 24, 2014 Comments by
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HELION VOLITION SC

1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Helion joins the SC pack with a solid mix of speed and specs With each wave of new product designs hitting hobby shop shelves every few years, the RC industry gets a new “it” class of vehicle — the 2WD buggy, the rock [...]

Apr 26, 2014 Comments by
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TEKIN RSX PROFESSIONAL SENSORED SPEED CONTROL

TRIED · TESTED · TORTURED Pro control in a cool-running aluminum case See that “FAN/DATA” port? A common micro USB cord is all that's required to hook up the Tekin HotWire! Tekin is a prime example of an RC manufacturer that uses its experiences on the track to develop improvements to its entire product line. [...]

Apr 26, 2014 Comments by
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KYOSHO MP9 READYSET

1/8-SCALE NITRO 4WD BUGGY | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO A world champion fresh out of the box MP9 READYSET Kyosho's new Inferno MP9 Readyset represents the upper echelon of today's competitive RTR 1/8-scale buggies, but in order to appreciate its place in RC history, you need to know first where it came from. As [...]

Mar 24, 2014 Comments
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TEAM ASSOCIATED SC10RS

1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO AE's newest RTR puts the Race in Race Spec SC10RS Team Associated launched the modern short course scene into the realm of competitive racing with the original SC10 kit, utilizing the then-undefeated ROAR National Champion RC10T4 platform as the basis for what quickly [...]

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KYOSHO MP9 READYSET

1/8-SCALE NITRO 4WD BUGGY | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO A world champion fresh out of the box MP9 READYSET Kyosho's new Inferno MP9 Readyset represents the upper echelon of today's competitive RTR 1/8-scale buggies, but in order to appreciate its place in RC history, you need to know first where it came from. As [...]

Mar 24, 2014 Comments
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TEAM ASSOCIATED SC10RS

1/10-SCALE ELECTRIC 2WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO AE's newest RTR puts the Race in Race Spec SC10RS Team Associated launched the modern short course scene into the realm of competitive racing with the original SC10 kit, utilizing the then-undefeated ROAR National Champion RC10T4 platform as the basis for what quickly [...]

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