Team Associated Teases New Laydown Transmission

Team Associated has been revealing the prototype B5M piloted by Spencer Rivkin to capture the 2wd Worlds title on their Facebook page, which featured a custom laydown transmission tailored to the World’s high-grip Astroturf track. Today, they added this image of a rapid-prototype laydown gearbox, hashtagged “it’s real.” Does this mean we will see an official laydown [...]

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Interview: Talking Traction with Sticky Kicks’ Ray Folland [RACE WATCH]

Traction compounds are a mystery to a lot of drivers and intimidating to the new. They can be volatile and dangerous and the fumes can be a scary health hazard. There’s also a performance benefit that can’t be ignored and choosing the right one for racing a daunting task. Recently we got a chance to [...]

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ARRMA Typhoon 6S BLX Brushless 1/8 4WD Buggy

  From ARRMA RC: The TYPHON 6S Speed Buggy is the ultimate performance 4WD bashing machine. Capable of tackling the most challenging conditions, from your local race track to a mud drenched bashing spot, the TYPHON 6S is packed with high-power features to blast you into new realms of RC fun. Styled to turn heads, [...]

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“What If An RC Vehicle Had a Brain?”

That’s the question posed at rcbrain.com, a new Hobbico website that just launched. As for what the “RC brain” concept is, you know as much as we do! Is it something you add to your vehicle? A complete new vehicle that has a “brain”? Something in between? We’ll be keeping an eye on this for [...]

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This Thing Is Nuts: Lego’s New Porsche 911 GT3 RS [VIDEO]

Not RC, but dang, if you like mechanical things and cool toys, how can you resist this? This Lego GT3 will set you back a cool $300, and like all Technic kits, it’s loaded with functional features–including a paddle-shift transmission. Hat tip to Gizmodo.

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Jeep Thrills: FireBrand RC CREEPR Body

There’s always room for more Jeep options, and Firebrand’s latest twist on the angular arches and 7-bar grille is this monster, which arrives with plenty of molded-in detailing and a loaded decal sheet. More pics and official details below. Visit FireBrandRC.com See more posts about FireBrand RC   From FireBrand RC: Off-road, On-road or NO-road…this [...]

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Game Changers: The Cars, Trucks, Tech & Innovations That Shaped RC

As a high-tech hobby, radio control has always been driven by innovation and advancements in the cars and gear that we enjoy so much. What we do with RC hasn’t changed a lot since the first RC cars hit pavement, but the products we use sure have, and RC gets faster, friendlier, and more fun [...]

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“Monster & Scale Trucks” Special Issue Sneak Peak

We have officially wrapped up our Monster & Scale Trucks special issue and it’s heading to newsstands where you can grab a copy and check it out. We had a lot of fun putting this new special issue together and we can’t wait to share it with you. Here’s a sneak peak at just a [...]

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