Buy used, buy smart

As I was flipping through the most recent issue of the magazine, I came across the latest Backyard Basher column by Eric J. Miller.  In the writeup he talks about all the do’s and don’t’s of buying a used RC vehicle, which of course caused me to go out and immediately place bids on used [...]

Nov 02, 2011 Comments
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Mugen Seiki’s Travis Amezcua: Photo Highlight Tuesday 11/1/11

                Location: Temecula, Ca Camera: Hasseblad H3D Lens: HC 50-110 Exposure: 1/750 sec at f/4.8 ISO 400     Back Story: While attending the 2011 Sidewinder Nitro Explosion in Temecula, CA I found Mugen Seiki driver Travis Amezcua during a brief moment of silence between main events on [...]

Nov 02, 2011 Comments
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Sunshine Systems LED Lights

Check out these LED lights from Sunshine Systems. Just cut them to length and attached them to your vehicle. These are perfect for night time running. SEE VIDEO BELOW.

Nov 01, 2011 Comments
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Duratrax Has Attitude

Every so often RC company’s will revamp it’s logo, slogan and most importantly they will often improve the product. Not always at the same time. Duratrax did. The guys at Duratrax want you to get outside and mix it up, to experience RC like you never have before. Duratrax started in the late 1980s as [...]

Oct 31, 2011 Comments
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Axial SCX10 Dingo Body 1/10 Electric 4WD Truck Kit

This new rock crawler kit from Axial features a functional steel C-channel ladder frame, molded skid plate, dual spring oil filled shocks, and a Dingo body with a realistic molded roll cage and fender flares. Read more about it in the press release below: Get ready to hit the trails now with the new SCX10™ [...]

Oct 31, 2011 Comments
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2011 JBRL Electric Series Wraps Up at HRH

Jimmy Babcock’s 2011 JBRL electric series came to an end this weekend at Hot Rod Hobbies in Saugus, California. The 8 race long series was held throughout the year at multiple tracks across Southern California. This year saw an exceptional turnout with an average of 200 entries per round. The popularity of the race seems [...]

Oct 30, 2011 Comments
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The Radio Control Show 130

It’s our special Halloween episode! We feature some amazing helicopter footage, a tip on fluorescent painting with Parma, and some special Halloween tricks and treats. Don’t miss this one!

Oct 28, 2011 Comments
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Spy Shots! EXOTEK Aluminum LCG Chassis for the Associated SC10 4X4

On my last outing at SDRC Raceway in San Diego, Ca (sdrcraceway.com/), I caught up with Exotek (www.exotekracing.com), which was testing their new LCG (low center of gravity) chassis for the Associated SC10 4×4. At 5 oz heavier than the stock chassis, it’s adding stability and traction to this SC that is sometimes considered “too [...]

Oct 27, 2011 Comments
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