The Greatest RC Trucks of All Time

In our June 2015 issue (which was like two issues ago–I know, magazines are weird), we took a look at our picks for RC’s greatest trucks–ten in all, in no particular order. Do you agree with our picks? Which would you boot for your personal list, and replace with what models? Let us know in [...]

Jun 09, 2015 Comments
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PROTOform Introduces Cadillac ATS-V.R Body

PROTOform’s new Caddy is a great representation of the full-size car and comes molded out of .030 Lexan. This hot body is designed to fit a 190mm touring car chassis and it’s a sweet looking piece. Beyond scale appearance, the body is also designed to provide maximum performance and includes tuning options for various types [...]

Jun 08, 2015 Comments
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*Full Pull! Nitro and Electric Sled Action from the No Limit RC World Finals [VIDEO]

Truck pulling is one of those things that you really need to see in action to “get.” So here’s a video! Watch as these stretched muscle machines put battery power and good ol’ internal combustion to work to see how far they can lug weight down a dirt track. Shouldn’t this be called “drag” racing?

Jun 08, 2015 Comments
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Distance Record Jump Attempt: Car Shatters Ramp On Re-Entry [VIDEO]

Watch as the Freestyle RC crew attempts to beat the Guinness record for longest RC car jump (121 feet, .75 inches), which was set in 2011. Their Arrma Talion is up to the task, but the landing ramp…not so much.

Jun 07, 2015 Comments
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Hitec X2 AC Plus: Now Your Charger Has WiFi

Well, it CAN have WiFi, the module is extra. With it, you can use your smartphone to program the charger remotely…which is kind of weird since you’re presumably sitting right in front of the charger, but it’s still going to be fun to try out. As for the charger itself, you’re looking at dual outputs [...]

Jun 05, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Brings Back the TA-02, Announces New TB-04R and F103GT Models

Remember the Tamiya TA-02 chassis? It was ground zero for the touring car mania that swept RC in the late nineties and early 2000s, and without it the sedan scene wouldn’t exist. Now it’s back in “SW” (Short Wheelbase) trim, specifically to fit Porsche 911GT2 bodywork with the correct scale proportions. The limited-edition release is [...]

Jun 05, 2015 Comments
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This ’67 Scout is Made of Wood. WOOD.

“Wah, I wish they made (insert body style here).” Go make your own, kid. Watch in wonder as master modeler “Headquake” does just that and cuts, Dremels, sands and glues his way to an eye-popping replica of a 1967 International Harvester Scout. Out of WOOD. Plus, jazzy soundtrack.

Jun 04, 2015 Comments
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Now With LiPo: Team Associated SC10B

Team Associated is now offering the brushless SC10B short-course buggy in even more complete RTR form, with a Reedy LiPo pack right in the box. A 4-amp AC charger is also supplied, which features balance ports for 2S and 3S packs. The included pack and charger only boost price by about $40 over the no-battery [...]

Jun 03, 2015 Comments
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