Traxxas Announces Mid-West TORC RC Race Series

Traxxas has reinvigorated its on-site RC racing program at TORC events, and has established a four race series that ping-pongs between the Crandon and Bark River TORC races beginning in June. All the details are in the flyer below (click to embiggen), and it’s a pretty sweet deal.  The entry fee is cheap (and gets [...]

May 23, 2014 Comments
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Novak Reveals New 4-Pole Short-Course Motor

You don’t have to be a med school student to understand the high-torque benefits of four-pole motors, and Novak’s new 4PHD motor is built specifically for the rigors of powering heavy 4WD short course trucks (or any other application that needs stump-pulling power). Available à la carte or paired with Novak’s improved Crusher speed control, [...]

May 23, 2014 Comments
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OFNA super sizes short course with the Hyper 8SC

OFNA was one of the first brands to launch a 4WD electric short course truck with the Hyper 10SC, which earned instant street cred as one of the best racing vehicles of its day. They’re trying to do it again, going toe-to-toe with Team Associated’s SC8 with a new nitro-powered RTR complete with a .32 [...]

May 23, 2014 Comments
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Create simple, stunning designs with proper body prep and masking!

One of the most important aspects of creating a sweet, long-lasting, custom paint job is body prep. If not carefully prepped, the paint will not stick to the Lexan properly, will flake off, and can cause the actual paint process to be much more difficult than it should be. This article will take you through [...]

May 23, 2014 Comments
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MIP Pucks Shiny Drive System Now Available for SC10 and T4 Series

MIP invented the original and much-copied CVD design, which has equipped the cars and trucks of  countless national and world champions. MIP’s most recent addition to the CVD design is their “Pucks” concept, which addresses the wear inherent in the dogbone/drive cup interface. Instead of steel-on-steel contact with a bare crosspin riding in the outdrive’s [...]

May 21, 2014 Comments
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The Hottest Action from RCX!

We’re sorting through all our RCX stuff (so…much…stuff) for RCX recap stories, stay tuned for those. In the meantime, we’ve got loads of photos to share, these are just a few of the hundreds! Hopefully these pics make you say, “I was there, that was awesome,” rather than “I wish I could have gone,” but [...]

May 19, 2014 Comments
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Losi 5IVE-Ts Airing It Out at RCX!

Nothing beats going big over jumps–especially when you’re going big with 1/5 scale trucks! The Losi guys are wowing the crowds at RCX with sub-orbital sky shots, proving just how tough the Losi 5IVE-T platform is. RCX is rolling strong here at the OC Fair & Event Center, get here if you can!     [...]

May 18, 2014 Comments
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Now That’s a Big Bruiser

The Tamiya Bruiser is already hefty piece of hardware in 1:10 scale–here it is in 1:1 scale! This full-size Toyota pickup has been lovingly detailed to capture the stance and style of Tamiya’s iconic off-roader, and it truly is a thing of beauty to see in person. Though it appears to be a full runner, [...]

May 18, 2014 Comments
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