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INTECH BR-6 2.0 PRO

⅛-SCALE 4WD NITRO BUGGY | KIT PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Intech updates their top-performing BR-6 to take on the top buggies on the market The populated world of ⅛ scale racing is certainly a competitive one and even more so in recent years with the resurgence of the class. Intech is an up-and-coming company that [...]

Oct 25, 2014 Comments
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HOBBY-PRO STI STADIUM TRUCK

1/10-SCALE 2WD STADIUM TRUCK | KIT PHOTOS CARL HYNDMAN A unique option to take on the big guns 1/10-scale off-road racing is a staple for any racer. Most pros cut their teeth in the highly competitive classes and work through the ranks to make their own mark among the elite. In the United States, stadium [...]

Oct 25, 2014 Comments
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TEAM C TM4

1/10-SCALE 4WD BUGGY | KIT A worthy competitor in the ultra-competitive 4WD class Team C is quickly becoming known as a manufacturer to be seriously reckoned with and has collected podium finishes around the world. The cars that Team C is producing are all business and that includes its new 1/10-scale 4WD buggy, the TM4. [...]

Oct 25, 2014 Comments
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ORION VORTEX R10.1 SPEED CONTROL & VST2 PRO MOTOR

TRIED · TESTED · TORTURED Orion's two-time World Champ controller is better than ever The Orion 8.5-turn VST2 Pro brushless motor had smooth power delivery and obeyed every one of the R10.1's commands with precision. Just like the R10.1, the 8.5T VST2 motor uses dual sensor ports to route your sensor wire in the ideal [...]

Oct 25, 2014 Comments
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TRINITY MOTOLYSER

High-tech motor testing for peak performance It almost looks too simple, but the Motolyser's touch pad helps you navigate through a multitude of sophisticated test parameters. Once the Motolyser is up and running, testing motors is quick and easy. It's a good idea to keep a note pad handy to keep track of your motors [...]

Oct 25, 2014 Comments
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XTM RACING X-SERIES SHORT COURSE TRUCK BRUSHLESS POWER SYSTEM

Powerful 4-Pole Punch for 2WD and 4WD SC Machines The 3300KV 4-pole motor has attractive machined detailing and etched logos. six mounting holes assure you'll be able to position the motor for best wire placement. “Speed costs. How fast do you want to go?” We've all heard that one a thousand times, and for good [...]

Oct 25, 2014 Comments
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PRO-LINE PRO-2 BUGGY KIT

PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO 1/10-SCALE 2WD SHORT COURSE BUGGY | KIT Built for high-performance play with pro specs, Pro-Line's open-wheel off-roader is buggin'-out fun Pro-Line's original PRO-2 SC truck kit will go down in history as the brand's first all-inone-box kit, but it will no longer be PL's only kit. Now that the PRO-2 Short [...]

Sep 30, 2014 Comments
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RC4WD TRAIL FINDER 2

1/10-SCALE 4WD TRUCK | RTR This rig looks just as good on the trail as it does on your shelf Right now, one of the hottest and fastest-growing segments is scale and trail, and RC4WD has made a name for itself with popular hop-up parts and complete kits that combine genuine off-road performance with ultimate [...]

Sep 30, 2014 Comments
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UNDER THE HOOD: MARK PAVIDIS' TLR 8IGHT 3.0

Silver State Setup The buggy is outfitted with TLR's standard wing and has an adjustable wicker. Mark chose to run a bigger wicker (also known as a Gurney flap) at Silver State to help settle the buggy down in the rough areas. Mark Pavidis is an icon in RC racing. He's been around since the [...]

Sep 29, 2014 Comments
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LOSI/HORIZON HOBBY LST XXL2

1/8-SCALE 4WD TRUCK | RTR PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Losi busts the nitro status quo with a gas-powered goliath During the big monster truck boom in the early 2000s, Losi surprised all of us by announcing that they would join the RTR monster truck fray. At the time, Losi was well known for producing race-only [...]

Aug 27, 2014 Comments
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