Kev’s Bench: My Favorite Builds

I have been lucky enough to build a lot of project vehicles during all the years that I have been involved in the RC hobby. 98% of those vehicles have been shown in the pages of RC Car Action Magazine and thanks to the Historical Archives (available by going to airagestore.com if you’re not a [...]

Jan 20, 2016 Comments
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Goin’ Fast & Turnin’ Left at the RC Chili Bowl [VIDEO]

If you hit just one dirt-oval event, make it the Chilli Bowl—when you’re not racing RC, you can watch the full-scale Chili Bowl Midget Nats! And if you think going left is easy, you’re right—it’s going left faster than everyone else that’s hard. Click for action from the race, and don’t be surprised if you [...]

Jan 20, 2016 Comments
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Fast Laps: Should There Be Less Factory Pros in Racing?

Recently in shocking news, legendary driver Atsushi Hara announced that he would compete as a privateer in nitro off-road racing after leaving SWorkz. In another situation, Drew Moller announced his departure from HB/HPI Racing in order to pursue a college education. But, these aren’t the only instances where drivers have made big moves as a [...]

Jan 20, 2016 Comments
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Axial SCX10 Custom Honcho by Adam Hoover [READERS RIDE]

Adam’s truck has a certain gritty, home-brewed scale look to it that really appeals to us. It looks like the kind of real truck we would build in our garage at home. He custom-welded the eco-cage and rear section himself, and added a RC4WD Mojave cab which he custom-painted to give it a home-built beater [...]

Jan 19, 2016 Comments
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XRAY 2016 X10 1/10 Pan Car For the Rug.

If you’ve never raced on high bite surfaces like carpet, I can tell you from first hand experience that it is a lot of fun. Pan cars are deceptively simple, but the details are where things count. This is especially true when considering the speed and lightning fast handling these cars have. 1/10-scale pan cars [...]

Jan 19, 2016 Comments
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Traxxas VXL Brushless Models Now Equipped With 4-Pole Motors

From Traxxas: Get stump-pulling torque and smooth acceleration in every VXL-equipped model! 4-Pole Power System Advantages: Smooth operation for precise maneuvering Increased torque gives you the power to pull massive wheelies and tackle the toughest terrain New 4-pole Velineon ESCs are compatible with both 2- and 4-pole motors Take advantage of the Traxxas Power-Up Program [...]

Jan 18, 2016 Comments
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RC4WD Introduces Chevrolet Blazer Hard Body Complete Set

You can put this new Chevy Blazer Hard Body from RC4WD right on top of the must have list. The entire body is injection molded to give the most detail possible and other items such as side mirrors, door handles and chrome bumpers do a great job of completing the package. It’s designed to fit [...]

Jan 15, 2016 Comments
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SWORKz S350 EVO II Limited Edition 1/8 Pro Buggy Kit- Brap!

Nitro buggies rule the outdoor tracks and this one from SWORKz is the company’s latest dirt slayer. Dubbed the S350 EVO II Limited Edition, the buggy boasts competition grade features and a host of tuning options you’d expect in a buggy at this level. Hosting a pivot-ball front suspension and an increase in their BBS [...]

Jan 14, 2016 Comments
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