Surprise! Axial Sneak-Peeks SCX10 II Jeep Cherokee [UPDATE: Official Photo]

Expect an official Axial SCX10 II launch soon! James Knight (that name should be familiar) posted these Ferndogg pics to Facebook, and the truck looks like a winner. More details when Axial makes the official announcement. UPDATE: Tower Hobbies has an official photo of the truck (click to enlarge):    

May 25, 2016 Comments
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Pro-Line BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 1.9″ Crawler Truck Tire [VIDEO]

From Pro-Line: Pro-Line is proud to announce a partnership with the leading full-size Off-Road tire manufacturer – BFGoodrich®! This collaboration started with the introduction of the full-race BFGoodrich® Baja T/A KR2 tires and continues with the extremely popular BFGoodrich® All-Terrain KO2 tires available in Pro-Line’s legendary G8 compound! Details from the full-size race All-Terrain tire [...]

May 24, 2016 Comments
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This Truck Is Driving and Drifting All By Itself [VIDEO]

Looks like we’re one step closer to bowing to our new robot overlords, and they’ll be pretty good drivers. Watch as this autonomous not-RC short-course rig navigates a dirt oval without human control. Computer versus human in chess? Lame. Let’s see computer-versus-Cavalieri. Hat-tip to Gizmodo.

May 24, 2016 Comments
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Trail Fails In Slow Motion Are The Best [VIDEO]

There’s a reason why Hollywood effects masters shoot miniatures in slow motion: it makes them look weightier and much more “real.” In the case of video, slow-mo even makes the crunching plastic sound authentic! Watch these machines take a tumble, and remember to buckle up.  

May 24, 2016 Comments
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1/5 Scale RC Jet Versus Full-Size Chevy Caprice. Yes, Really. [VIDEO]

Yep, just another lazy day in Dubai, stunting in the side-by-side and cruising the Chevy Caprice around on two wheels while a 1/5 scale turbine-powered jet tail-sits. Nothing you haven’t seen before, we’re sure.  

May 24, 2016 Comments
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EXCLUSIVE! We Drive the All-New ARRMA NERO [FULL REVIEW]

The secret’s out, ARRMA‘s new Nero monster truck is here…and RC Car Action drives it first! This wild ride packs a super-sized 1/8 scale footprint, a new 6S-rated power system, and the “Diff Brain” we’ve all been been waiting to see–three locking differentials that you control from the transmitter to activate Blast, Wheelie, Drift, and [...]

May 23, 2016 Comments
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Tech Center: Balance Of Power

What does it mean to “balance” a battery pack? “Balancing” is a term used when charging LiPo batteries. When a pack is “balanced,” it means the cells have the same voltage. For example, a 2-cell, 7.4 volt pack is balanced if both cells have 3.7 volts. If you don’t balance the cells, their voltages may [...]

May 23, 2016 Comments
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Inside My Modded Traxxas Stampede 4×4 [Kev's Bench]

I have been having a blast with my Traxxas Stampede 4×4 and recently used it to test some Pro-Line Pro-Spline driveshafts. I have been blasting around the yard and sending it sailing through the air. After my driveshaft testing I gave the Traxxas option list a look and picked out a few goodies to add [...]

May 23, 2016 Comments
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