JQ Products And Skullcandy Team Up For 2012

JQ Products is excited to announce Skullcandy as THE team’s title sponsor for the 2012 season. We at JQ Products feel that Skullcandy is a perfect fit for our team’s first non-RC Industry title sponsor. Skullcandy was founded only 9 years ago by a snowboarder, and started off in a basement, much like JQ Products [...]

Aug 30, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Motor Maintenance

Traxxas vehicles that include brushless systems such as VXL require very little maintenance to be performed on the motors as the cans are well sealed. If you have a Traxxas vehicle such as a Monster Jam replica, the Titan 12-turn 550 motor will require an occasional cleaning in order to run at peak performance. How often [...]

Aug 30, 2011 Comments
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Byron Midwest Nitro Challenge: Josh Wheeler Wins 1/8 Pro Truggy

VP Pro driver Josh Wheeler attended the 2011 Byron Midwest Nitro Challenge last weekend at Dirt Burners in St Louis, MO.  For the A Main he qualified 2nd behind Team Durango driver Ryan Lutz.  In the Main he was able to get past Ryan when he made a mistake on the frist lap and then [...]

Aug 30, 2011 Comments
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When You’re Not RC’ing, Go Ride!

I’ve recently resumed another pastime of mine, riding bikes, as a healthy and fun alternative to racing RC cars.  The bike in question is a Redline road bike, and thanks to the city of Santa Clarita where I live, I have miles and miles of dedicated biking paths available to me. I’m certainly not the [...]

Aug 29, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Heavy Duty Springs From VG Racing

If you have a Traxxas Stampede, Stampede 4X4, Slash, Slash 4X4, Bandit or Rustler, these heavy duty progressive coil springs from VG Racing will fit your vehicle’s stock shocks. They are available in red and blue and use a unique design that as tighter spaced coils top and bottom.

Aug 29, 2011 Comments
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RC Shortcourse Nats…what could have been.

As all of our updates indicate, it is raining. The race is basically over. Here are the highs and lows I noticed. High: fun track layout. Low: the track is currently under water. High: the locals have been very friendly Low: the locals are currently cursing under their breath High: I got a fast run [...]

Aug 27, 2011 Comments
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Big Bill’s RC Raceway 5th Annual Big Money Race

Last weekend while I was covering the 2011 Futaba Electric Challenge in Lincoln, IL I heard about a big oval race just down the road in the small town of Broadwell.  So Friday after open practice I grabbed a bite to eat, and then hit the road to see what all the commotion was all [...]

Aug 27, 2011 Comments
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RC Short Course Nationals @ RC Madness in CT

As though the RC Short Course Nationals isn’t an exciting enough race on its own, the state of Connecticut has played host to not only its first earthquake in hundreds of years, but also its first hurricane schedule to make landfall later this weekend.  No matter, as the Short Course Nationals charges on, with the [...]

Aug 26, 2011 Comments
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