RC’s Most Memorable Races

Every type of competition has its  all-time greatest events, where heroes were toppled, the game changed, records were broken, feats of skill were surpassed–or any and all of those in combination. RC racing is no different, and back in our September 2009 issue, we weighed in on the races that mattered most in RC. Do [...]

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Can You ID This Vintage RC Machine?

“Name That Old RC Car” is recurring feature that always gets plenty of buzz on our Facebook page. Can you ID this week’s wayback buggy? Here’s a hint: it’s NOT a Tamiya, Kyosho, Associated, Losi, or Traxxas! Photos courtesy Inet RC, go there now for more pics of this wild ride!  

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Get Your Shot Into Readers’ Rides! Easy Tips For Smartphone Pics

Today’s smartphones shoot sharper, brighter, larger pics than ever, with plenty of resolution even for print reproduction—which means you’ve got all the camera you need to submit shots to our Readers’ Rides section. But, as with any camera, it’s the person behind the lens that makes a great shot—all the camera does is capture it. [...]

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The 5 Greatest Monster Trucks of All Time

Who doesn’t love monster trucks? They are the ultimate machine and can do anything you want including bashing, racing, mud boging and rock crawling. Over the years there have been a lot of awesome RC monster trucks available and I have owned almost all of them. This week I want to share with you my [...]

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Engine Sound For Electric RC: And You Thought Only Nitro Made Noise

This is pretty rad…authentic engine sound for electric RC vehicles! Sense Innovations ESS (Engine Sound Simulator) Pro gives your battery blaster realistic start-up, idle, revving, and shut-down sounds, all proportional to throttle position as you drive–the video says it all. And you can even get different sounds! “More engine sounds and effects such as turbos, [...]

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That’s RC? Seven Unbelievable Scale Builds

You want scale builds? We got scale builds. Back in our May 2010 issue, we collected the best of Crawl Canada’s Scale Throwdown contest trucks for you to feast your eyes upon, and they’re still some of the must stunning scale off-roaders we’ve ever seen. Click images to enlarge  

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Kev’s Bench: My Box Stock Tamiya Clod Buster Build

When the Tamiya Clod Buster was released in 1988 I was 13 years old and I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw it for the first time. What kid isn’t a fan of monster trucks? The Clod looked just like the real deal; I was obsessed. Over the years I have built a lot [...]

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Hot News & New Stuff: The Latest Gear Lives Here

If you’re looking for the latest in RC gear, be sure to bookmark our Hot News & New Stuff forum–it’s updated daily (often multiple times each day) with all the latest the RC industry has to offer. Click the arrow to go there now!

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