HPI Racing Baja 5B Flux Performance Test [VIDEO]

I was shocked when the UPS driver dropped off the HPI Racing Baja 5B Flux 1/5-scale brushless buggy for my full Performance Test in the August issue of RC Car Action; at over 20 pounds and nearly three feet long, motivated by enough brushless and LiPo power to propel small aircraft, this buggy is something [...]

Jun 12, 2013 Comments
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Performance Test: Helion RC Invictus 10MT [VIDEO]

Before Lito Reyes got his hands on the Invictus 10MT from Helion RC for his Performance Test, I took this 4WD monster truck to one of my favorite outdoor spots from some good ol’ monster truckin’ fun. Available exclusively through HobbyTown USA, the Helion RC range of trucks are a gateway to the world of [...]

May 31, 2013 Comments
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First Drive with the Team Associated B4.2 Factory Team [VIDEO]

For RC Car Action’s Pro Racer special issue I took the new Team Assocated B4.2 Factory Team buggy for its first laps at SDRC Raceway in San Diego, CA. Using the same platform as the five-time and undefeated IFMAR World Champion buggy that was originally released in 2003, the B4.2 is packed with new features [...]

May 28, 2013 Comments
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First Drive with the TLR 8IGHT 3.0 [VIDEO]

The Team Losi Racing 8IGHT 3.0 explodes onto the cover of RC Car Action’s Pro Racer special issue. The 3.0 is the TLR racing team’s newest update to the 8IGHT platform and boasts revised suspension geometry, all new larger bore shocks and a much more. The kit also includes a full set of sway bars, an alternate [...]

May 24, 2013 Comments
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RC Short Course Winter 2013

Quick Overview Short course racing is raging into the new year! The first Short Course special issue of 2013 is packed with new vehicles and products, along with tips to get the most of your truck. RC Short Course is free to members, join today!

Dec 12, 2012 Comments
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The SCX10 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

This Jeep is RTR with an officially licensed Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon body, Poison Spyder Rock Brawler bumpers, Crusher Flares, and swing out spare tire carrier, plus a 27T motor, 2.4GHz radio system, digital metal gear steering servo, and more. Check out all the features in the press release below: Axial has joined forces with [...]

Dec 06, 2012 Comments
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RC Buyer’s Guide 2013

The 2013 Buyer’s Guide special issue delivers: • Over 1,000 listings • The best accessories • Never-before-seen jaw-dropping project vehicles • The hottest RC cars, trucks, engines, electronics, and more The 2013 RC Buyers Guide is free to members

Nov 06, 2012 Comments
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7 Race Day Gadgets For Your Pit

Buying all the trick gear and aluminum doodads  in the world will most likely never compensate for driving ability, but for many of us it’s what makes the RC world go around. Where would we be if not for the high-tech gadgetry that we all know and love right? Just like the modern day smartphone, [...]

Oct 26, 2012 Comments
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15 Awesome Roto-tool Uses

Without question, the first tool that many hobbyists splurge-on is a roto-tool kit. With its variable RPM capabilities and plethora of accessories and bits, roto-tools are versatile enough to tackle mostly any wrenching task that involves cutting, sanding, grinding and polishing. If fact, most people are so impressed with their new-found machine that they go [...]

Sep 17, 2012 Comments
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TLR 22SCT

The TLR 22SCT is a hot commodity right now, with summer SC club racing still going strong.  My review of this truck in the November 2012 Radio Control Car Action will hit newsstands soon, and I wanted to supplement the article with the following three detailed tips.

Sep 12, 2012 Comments
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