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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
We get an inside look at a new 2WD electric Granite monster truck from Arrma which follows on the heels of the recently debuted Fury short course truck and Raider buggy. The Granite features a twin vertical aluminum plate chassis design and shares many parts with the Raider buggy. Check out the video.
Losi’s Richard Trujillo talks about the durablity features designed into the Losi 5IVE-T and also shows off some of the hop-up components that they have planned for for this gas-powerd 1/5-scale 4WD short course truck. Check out the video.