Tamiya Vajra 4WD Racing Truck

This is an electric R/C assembly kit of a 4WD racing truck. The main chassis platform is a 15mm longer wheelbase version of the basic chassis of Ite 58489 Avante (2011) and is matched with 100mm diameter V-pattern block tires. The truck uses a new 2.0mm thick carbon fiber lower & upper deck. Its longer [...]

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Tamiya Blitzer Beetle

This is a re-release version of the Blitzer Beetle R/C assembly kit, which was inspired by the exciting off-road desert racer designs seen in the United States. Specifications and Features: 1/10 scale R/C assembly kit Kit includes FREE BONUS PARTS (1150 Ball Bearing x 8pcs.) First production run bonus only. 10/2011 The durable resin body [...]

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Why is dirt oval not that popular?

I must admit that in all the years that I have been involved in this great hobby of ours, I have never been interested in racing oval or even running a car on an oval track. Going straight and making left turn after left turn just seemed to be pretty boring. They were just one [...]

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RCX Chicago – Prep & Practice Day

We are 1 day away from RCX Chicago! It’s Friday, and today is all about set-up and prep for the big show tomorrow. RCX Chicago will feature over 20 exhibits and demos, including try-me tracks, racing, indoor flight, tractor pulls and drifting.  Speaking of drifting, we even have the Formula Drift Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. [...]

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Traxxas RC Truck Saves Soldiers Lives In Afghanistan

Check out this video from ABC News that tells of how a Traxxas Stampede Stampede was used to save soldiers lives in Afghanistan. The truck was loaned from one soldier, Staff Sgt. Christopher Fessenden, to another group who used it to scout out areas. The truck found a trip wire hooked up to a bomb [...]

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ROAR On-Road Nationals: Reedy Sweeps 13.5 TC Class

The 2011 ROAR On-Road Nationals took place July 28-31 at the beautiful Jackson R/C circuit in Jackson, NJ. Temperatures in the low ’90s and humid conditions with the occasional thunderstorm thrown in tested both the drivers and their electronics. Driving a Team Associated TC6 powered by a Reedy Sonic 13.5 motor and 5500mAh 60C LiPo [...]

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JConcepts Illuzion B4.1 8mm Extended Chassis Finnisher Body And 6.5″ Hi-Clearance Wing

JConcepts hit the ground in Vaasa, Finland with an all new body design specifically for the IFMAR World Championships. Cleverly named, Finnisher, the unique design quickly rose to the top of the field during competition and proved effective on the ground and in the air. Designed with aspects learned from the Punisher line of bodies, [...]

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Traxxas 4-Tec Workbench Project

Workbench Project: Traxxas 4-Tec Well, here is another one of my crazy project’s. You see, in my garage of RC vehicles I have this. A Traxxas 4-Tec from a few years ago. I won’t lie, it is beat. I know it’s not a racer, but rather a basher. I had a hard time tracking down [...]

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