Axial SCX10 Salvage Truck by Micheal Matthews [READERS RIDE]

Axial SCX10 Salvage Truck by Micheal Matthews [READERS RIDE]

Micheal gets big points for  originality with his Axial SCX10-based salvage truck. He only shared a few details — the outstanding photos do most of the talking for him. He chose an Axial 55T motor for tons of torque down low, with Castle’s SV3 speed control ensuring precise throttle management. Micheal looked to Hitec for his steering servo, controlled by a Flysky radio. The truck rolls on Pit Bull tires, and he bolted an RC4WD wireless winch on the front bumper bracketed by a nice scale-looking tow chain, with a matching chain on the back bumper. There are a bunch more scale accessories tied down on the flatbed, plus a few not-so-scale ones — like an old 540 motor and various chassis and driveline pieces that have seen better days! Custom decals and some really nice weathering on the body rounds out the truck. We would probably do without the Minion driver/passenger figures visible in a couple of the pics, but the rest of the truck is first-class.

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Updated: January 4, 2016 — 1:02 PM
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