Charge those LiPo’s with care.

I have been around the block a few times when it comes to charging batteries–been doing it a long time. So, when I see my fellow enthusiasts who treat their NiCd & NiMH batteries with such care, but take very little interest in proper charging of LiPo batteries, I am disappointed.  I mean, these same guys were religious [...]

Aug 02, 2011 Comments
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ROAR Region 11 Electric Off-Road Championships: Kyosho Wins Multiple Classes

The 2011 ROAR Region 11 Electric Off-Road Championships were held at Dave’s R/C Raceway in Hubbard, OR this past weekend. Drivers from acrossed the North-West made the trip out for this event and the final entry count reached 135! The weather turnout out perfect all weekend long staying in the mid 80′s. Kyosho America/Team Orion [...]

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oOple Invitational At Robin Hood Raceway: Tom Cockerill And Schumacher Win

This weekend Robin Hood Raceway hosted the 2nd running of the oOple Invitational, an event put on by Jimmy from oOple, a fun event for racers of all ability from all over Europe. With the event taking place just a week after the World Championships there were a few big names missing, but this meant [...]

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JConcepts Illuzion B4.1 8mm Extended Chassis Punisher Body And 6.5″ Rear Wing

The Punisher body by JConcepts for the B4.1 is the meanest, nastiest thing out for 1/10th buggy racing. Throw everything you know out the window, the Punisher separates itself from the rest of the bodies on the market with its distinctive styling. The +8mm B4.1 Punisher body is a drop fit for a popular and [...]

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Don’t Forget The Basher

I love RC racing, but it simply isn’t for everyone. Competitive rock crawling is the same. Not everyone is going to be attracted to higher level competition and the commitment it takes to really perform at a satisfactory level at either a race or a rock crawling event. That’s why I wish more hobby shops [...]

Aug 02, 2011 Comments
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Attend RCX Chicago and Say Hello!

So I’m heading out later this week for the hearland, the midwest, THE Chicago.  As in the land of deep dish pizza, da’ Bears and our new show, RCX Chicagoland. If you get a chance, drop by this Saturday and check it out.  This is our first year in Chicago, and it’s less a trade [...]

Aug 02, 2011 Comments
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JConcepts Scores IFMAR World Championship At “Coolest Race Ever”

JConcepts took the show on the road, all the way to the country of Finland to support drivers competing in the Coolest Race Ever, the 1/10th IFMAR Off-Road World Championships. Chosen as control tire for 2011 IFMAR World Championships in Vaasa, Finland, JConcepts was out in full force. Double Dees provided the grip for the [...]

Aug 01, 2011 Comments
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Team Durango DEX210 2WD Buggy Wins At 1st Competition

The new DEX210 2WD buggy from Team Durango made its world debut at the oOple ‘invernational’ race meeting this past weekend, 29-31st July. Whilst the car has been shown in rear motor format already, this meeting would be all about the mid-motor layout on the high grip astroturf surface. Hupo Hönigl made the trip over [...]

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