Do You Race Mini-Zs? You’ll Want To When You See These Tracks [VIDEO]

We’re loving these layouts, they’re like slot tracks minus the slots–and one appears to actually be a converted slot track. The Mini-Z’s 1/27 scale size lets you pack a lot of track into a small space, and the quick Kyosho cars are detailed enough to pose as fine static models when they’re not in action. [...]

Jan 22, 2016 Comments
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The Challenging 2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions Track Layout

The Reedy Race always plays host to some of the best electric off-road racing and an event that showcase the talents of the best in the world. In order to challenge these elite drivers, a special layout is done to provide good flow, close racing and challenging features. Although still in the practice faze, and [...]

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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2016 Reedy Off-Road Race of Champions: Practice Under Way

We are back at OCRC Raceway in Huntington Beach, California for the Reedy International Off-Road Race of Champions. Today is just practice, but already things are heating up. Part of practice is to use the time for breaking in tires and putting a groove of traction down on the track. This may seem a bit [...]

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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Pit Bull 3.8″ Rock Beast XL Tires [REVIEW]

We tested Pit Bull’s 2.2” Rock Beast II tires in our October 2015 issue, and since then the trail-ready rubber has been joined by a new 3.8” version for the Axial Yeti XL—or any other rig that wears 3.8” rims such as the Traxxas T-Maxx and HPI Savage. Like Pit Bull’s 1.9” and 2.2” Rock Beasts, [...]

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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Novak Introduces Hammer Speed Control And NX4 Brushless Motor

This new brushless speed control and motor combination from Novak is designed for use in 1/10-scale vehicles. It will work in many different vehicles and Novak helps you get it from box to car by installing the wires for you. The 4-pole motor is a 540-size and will fit easily into any 1/10-scale vehicle. Like [...]

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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Watch This SCX10 Disappear Under The Ice [VIDEO]

One thing’s for sure: the electronics are running nice and cool. Video: RCFrenzy.com

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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Orion’s New LiPo Packs Have a Built-In Charge Status Checker

Well, this is pretty clever. Orion’s latest Rocket Pack LiPos have a charge-status checker built right into the pack. Touch the button, and LEDs light to show charge level as “low, ” 30, 60, or 100%. The packs also offer higher nominal voltage says Orion, 3.8 volts per cell instead of 3.7. To get the [...]

Jan 21, 2016 Comments
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Take a Tour of Ty Tessmann’s RC Lair [VIDEO]

Join IFMAR World Champ Ty Tessman for a video walk through his wrenching area at home. Ty says he has been asked many times to show his “home office”, and in this video you can see where he works on his vehicles, plus where he stores all his hardware and winning rides.

Jan 20, 2016 Comments
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