Prototype Pro-Line Racing RC8.2 Bull Dog body

While attending the Sidewinder Nitro Explosion I glanced over at the Pro-Line booth and noticed some updates to their current Bull Dog body. Look carefully and you’ll see ribbing along the roof line along with an updated design around the engine location. Check back for more information shortly.

Oct 23, 2011 Comments
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Is This The Ultimate First Heli?

Even if you’re a die-hard car guy, you will probably agree with me when I say that RC helis are cool. Helis are, after all, a whole closer to the RC cars we know than they are to RC plans. How so? Well, take a look at a heli with its canopy off. It’s made [...]

Oct 21, 2011 Comments
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The Next Big Thing Is Here

The hottest segment in RC is short course, right? Well, I guess it’s hard to argue that, but we might just be on the verge of something new being the biggest racing class. I’m talking about 2WD electric buggy. Back in the era of the Tamiya Hornet and ol’ gold tub Team Associated RC10, I got [...]

Oct 21, 2011 Comments
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Keep it Cool!–Heat Kills Electronics.

Motors, speed controls and batteries are some of the most expensive components on our electric cars. I’m sure you have blown up one of these at some point and know the agonizing feeling of breaking out your wallet to replace it (or waiting weeks for warranty repair). Motor or speed control failure is often caused [...]

Oct 21, 2011 Comments
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DuraTrax RTR Brushless Evader

DuraTrax’s popular Evader stadium truck now includes a Futaba 2.4GHz radio system, DuraTrax 3930Kv brushless motor and a waterproof 100A brushless speed control. Check out the details below for more info: The radio system is a 2.4GHz system made by Futaba, and the receiver is compatible with Futaba FHSS surface systems. The power system boasts a brushless speed [...]

Oct 21, 2011 Comments
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Castle Creations Brushless Motor Temp Tip VIDEO

Lee Estingoy of Castle Creations explains the ins and outs of proper brushless motor temperature. Learn the maximum suggested temperatures you should allow your motor to run at. Overheating a motor will reduce power and potentially permanently ruin the motor.

Oct 20, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Ford F-150 SVT Raptor VIDEO

The Traxxas 2WD Slash short course truck has received the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor treatment. The truck includes waterproof electronics and a 2.4GHz radio system. Check out the video.

Oct 20, 2011 Comments
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Pro-Line Scale Accessories VIDEO

Pro-Line brings some extra life to your scale rig with these new scale accessories. These will work on the popular Axial Wraith as shown or any other scale machine. Pro-Line has weathered these new items (and there are a lot of them) to show how realistic you can make a truck–and with not that much [...]

Oct 20, 2011 Comments
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