50 Years of Kyosho

Kyosho has earned most of its cred with modern RC fans thanks to a string of iconic RC cars in the 80s and 90s (to say nothing of the current lineup), but the Big K’s history goes much farther back. In this article from our November 2013 issue, we look back at 50 years of [...]

Apr 13, 2015 Comments
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Short-Course Body Guide

If your short-course machine is looking ragged, there’s no better fix than a fresh body to restore that new-truck look—or transform your ride into a scale truck, desert runner, or even a vintage muscle car. For a look at all the options as featured in last Summer’s Short Course Special, just hit the link—you’re sure [...]

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IFMAR ’93 Worlds: When Dirt Was Dirt [VIDEO]

This video is straight up RC gold, with a full hour devoted to the classic ’93 Worlds that saw Brian Kinwald take his first World Champion title against greats including Craig Drescher, Masami Hirosaka, Joel Johnson, Matt Francis, and Mark Pavidis. What really stands out is the track itself: it’s dirt, as in soil, not [...]

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Ultra-Scale Custom Chevy Silverado by Geoff Docherty [Reader's Ride]

Geoff Docherty’s mindbendingly scale Chevy Silverado custom build is so detailed that it earned its own build thread on the rccrawler.com forums. Geoff started with Scale Shop flat steel frame rails, then welded lips on them to create scale C-channel rails. He installed a Generis Custom Metalworks transfer case and dropped in the RC4WD dummy [...]

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Serpent Announces New Cobra E 2.1 1/8 4WD Buggy

Serpent has been creating a lot of fans with their new kits, and one that caught our attention is the new Cobra E 2.1 1/8 4WD Buggy. This 1/8-scale buggy is packed with features including advanced integrated standing servo, receiver, speed control bracket, motor-bracket and lay-down LiPo-pack configuration with lid-system. Electric 1/8 scale buggies are [...]

Apr 11, 2015 Comments
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Is This Falken Clip the Best Drifting Video Ever? [VIDEO obviously]

Now this is a drift video. Beautifully prepped HPI cars with My Trick RC lights, polished concrete, and a dazzling detailed scale environment (plus smoke) set this night-drifting apart from the scads of others on the interwebs. From Falken Tire: Falken Tire, HPI Racing, My Trick RC and Super G Drift Arena teamed up to [...]

Apr 10, 2015 Comments
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This Crazy High-Performance Tank-Thing Needs to Be Radio Control NOW [VIDEO]

Someone needs to make the Howe & Howe Ripsaw into an RC model, like now. Tamiya, you’ve got tank treads dialed, get on this. No? OK then, RC4WD, this looks like you. Somebody please build this thing.

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LRP’s Vehicle Line Now Coming to USA

LRP has had an established line of vehicles in Europe for years, and they’re finally coming to our shores via LRP America. LRP is coming out of the gate with nine nitro and electric in 1/10 and 1/8 scale. For full details, click on the links below to visit each model’s page in our Hot [...]

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