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HOW TO: 8 WAYS TO MAKE LEXAN BODIES LAST

WORDS & PHOTOS BY LITO REYES Easy tricks to keep your plastic looking fantastic Let's face it: you can't always keep the shiny side up. You can't experiment with different lines, jump approaches or rhythms without ending up on your lid once in a while. Or maybe your car somehow became the randomly designated crash [...]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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HELION INVICTUS 10MT

1/10-SCALE 4WD MONSTER TRUCK | RTR WORDS & PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Big brushless power meets econo monster fun Monster trucks are the preferred weapons of choice for serious all-terrain fun, and more manufacturers are stepping up to the plate with big-tire machines to feed the need for high-riding mayhem makers. Helion is answering the [...]

Aug 22, 2015 Comments
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YOKOMO YRF FORMULA 001W

1/10-SCALE 2WD ELECTRIC | KIT WORDS & PHOTOS BY LITO REYES Yokomo brings their on-road experience to modern F1 F1's popularity stateside is higher than it has been in decades, so it's not surprising that there is a resurgence in RC F1's popularity. What is surprising is that Japan's Team Yokomo, with its long history [...]

Aug 20, 2015 Comments
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DHK SHOGUN

1/8-SCALE 4WD ELECTRIC OFF-ROAD | RTR PHOTOS BY CARL HYNDMAN This monster-truggy hybrid gives big-truck thrills without a big price tag The Shogun is DHK's “bigger is better” entry in their value-packed line of RC vehicles. The Shogun is a monster truck with a lower center of gravity, making it more performance-oriented like a truggy. [...]

Aug 20, 2015 Comments
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HOW TO: 8 WAYS TO MAKE LEXAN BODIES LAST

WORDS & PHOTOS BY LITO REYES Easy tricks to keep your plastic looking fantastic Let's face it: you can't always keep the shiny side up. You can't experiment with different lines, jump approaches or rhythms without ending up on your lid once in a while. Or maybe your car somehow became the randomly designated crash [...]

Aug 20, 2015 Comments
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HELION INVICTUS 10MT

1/10-SCALE 4WD MONSTER TRUCK | RTR WORDS & PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO Big brushless power meets econo monster fun Monster trucks are the preferred weapons of choice for serious all-terrain fun, and more manufacturers are stepping up to the plate with big-tire machines to feed the need for high-riding mayhem makers. Helion is answering the [...]

Aug 20, 2015 Comments
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LRP S10 BLAST TX 2

WORDS & PHOTOS BY JOEL NAVARRO 1/10-SCALE 4WD TRUCK | RTR Stadium style with 4wd and top-shelf electronics For years LRP has been synonymous with top-shelf speed controls, motors, and batteries, and LRP has powered generations of world champions and racers around the globe. In Europe, LRP is also known for cars and trucks, but [...]

Jul 28, 2015 Comments
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SERPENT SPYDER SCT SRX-2 RM

PHOTOS CARL HYNDMAN 1/10-SCALE 2WD SHORT COURSE TRUCK | RTR Serpent's race-ready RTR is 3S-rated and spec'd for the track When Serpent enlisted the expertise of former IFMAR 2WD Buggy World Champion Billy Easton to design a new line of vehicles, expectations were high. The very capable Spyder 2WD SC RM racing platform was the [...]

Jul 28, 2015 Comments
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LOSI/HORIZON HOBBY MINI WRC RTR

PHOTOS JOEL NAVARRO 1/5-SCALE 4WD RALLY CAR | RTR Losi's 5IVE family gets a Mini that's anything but small—or cheap Losi's 5IVE line has been a hit since the 5IVE-T first hit the scene and brought 4WD to fifth-scale. The Desert Buggy XL added more off-road scale flavor to the series, and now Losi has [...]

Jul 28, 2015 Comments
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INDEPENDENT SUSPENSION VS SOLID AXLE

Understanding Essential Suspension Tech Most RC monster trucks use independent suspension for high-speed performance, like this Kyosho Psycho Kruiser. Solid axles dominate on the trail scene with their superior ground clearance. Independent suspension dominates in radio control, with virtually every model whether on-road or off rolling on a separate shock and suspension arm for each [...]

Jul 28, 2015 Comments
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