This is pretty rad…authentic engine sound for electric RC vehicles! Sense Innovations ESS (Engine Sound Simulator) Pro gives your battery blaster realistic start-up, idle, revving, and shut-down sounds, all proportional to throttle position as you drive–the video says it all. And you can even get different sounds! “More engine sounds and effects such as turbos, [...]
You want scale builds? We got scale builds. Back in our May 2010 issue, we collected the best of Crawl Canada’s Scale Throwdown contest trucks for you to feast your eyes upon, and they’re still some of the must stunning scale off-roaders we’ve ever seen. Click images to enlarge
When the Tamiya Clod Buster was released in 1988 I was 13 years old and I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw it for the first time. What kid isn’t a fan of monster trucks? The Clod looked just like the real deal; I was obsessed. Over the years I have built a lot [...]
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Regular readers will recall this Traxxas Stampede 4X4 “project” build from our 2012 Buyers’ Guide special issue. Click the pics to enlarge and enjoy. For full digital access to RC Car Action back issues and special issues, sign up for our Premium website here.
Big news here, as Vaterra has just announced its first scale/trail platform. Dubbed the Ascender, the new model is making its debut as a clear-body kit with a very nicely executed Chevrolet K5 Blazer shell. Frame rails are steel and configured to offer four wheelbase options, and the solid-axle suspension features a 4-link rear end [...]
From our January 2013 issue comes this eye-popping Kevin Jowett creation, based on Tamiya’s legendary Sand Scorcher. Lots of great detail here, and it couldn’t look more killer. Read RC Car Action online! Click here for a Digital Edition or Print + Digital subscription today Click the pics to enlarge
This strip-shredding Traxxas Bandit comes to us courtesy of Fort Pierce FL’s George Thompson. The popular budget buggy is thoroughly fortified for straight-line duty with a Castle Creations Mamba Max speed control and MaxAmps 3-cell LiPo spinning a 7700Kv motor that’s bolted into an RPM transmission case. Traxxas Anaconda rubber puts the power into the pavement, and [...]