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Cab-Overload Grand Hauler [READER’S RIDE]

Cab-Overload Grand Hauler [READER’S RIDE]

Chris tells us that after discovering RC and completing a couple crawler and drift-car builds, he found that he enjoyed building even more than running his vehicles. He was lucky enough to get hooked up with a group near his home in Hawaii—the “808 Scale Haulerz”—and began his first little big-rig build: this Tamiya Grand […]
This Weather-Beaten Trail Bug is a Vaterra Twin Hammers [READER’S RIDE]

This Weather-Beaten Trail Bug is a Vaterra Twin Hammers [READER’S RIDE]

Ronald Martin’s bug-bodied Twin Hammers is a perfect reminder of how modest beginnings can lead to great results. He tells us that this project all started with a donated spare parts chassis he inherited from a friend. He dug into his own stash of leftover parts to put the basic foundation together. He had some […]

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Competition Custom (SC)XJ [READER’S RIDE]

Competition Custom (SC)XJ [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Kyle Camilleri sent this gorgeous Axial SCX-10-based XJ all the way from his home on the island of Malta! He built it to compete in the European Recon G6 event held in Maggiora, Italy using a Jeep body given to him by his friend […]
Vintage Scale Perfection: 1946 Dodge Power Wagon [READER’S RIDE]

Vintage Scale Perfection: 1946 Dodge Power Wagon [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Zach Audet told us plans for this build started the second he first saw Pro-Line’s ’46 Power Wagon body for the first time, and seven months later he had what you see here. Ultra-scale was his top priority, so he hand-made his own chassis […]

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Old-School Monster Mopar Replica [READER’S RIDE]

Old-School Monster Mopar Replica [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Scott Lempert is a machine when it comes to custom scale builds. He sends in so many awesome projects we could practically give him a tenured position in Reader’s Rides! Just in time for Halloween, his latest build is a retro-themed monster truck patterned […]
Is This The Most-Modded Truck of All Time? [VIDEO]

Is This The Most-Modded Truck of All Time? [VIDEO]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Meet Superman. This unlimited class nitro puller is built by Zeek Heard of No Limit RC and (loosely!) based on HPI Savage parts. It sits on a 3/16-inch thick laser-cut aircraft aluminum chassis stretched to 48 inches long, and it weighs 33 pounds (40 […]

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TF2 Toyota Trifecta — Three Amazing Reader Builds using RC4WD’s Scaler

TF2 Toyota Trifecta — Three Amazing Reader Builds using RC4WD’s Scaler

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Everyone knows RC4WD as the purveyor of fine scale tune-up and dress-up items for our favorite trail rigs. In fact, probably 8 out of 10 Reader’s Ride submissions we get in the scale crawler genre feature at least one part from the RC4WD catalogue. […]
Super Scale RC4WD Toyota LC70 from Down Under [READER’S RIDE]

Super Scale RC4WD Toyota LC70 from Down Under [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Lee Hawking of VaultRC sent in his Trail Finder 2-based build all the way from Sunshine Coast, Queensland. The LC70 is the Land Cruiser-based truck sold exclusively in Australia and its indestructibility is legendary Down Under. This one is set up for both work […]

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Sand Rustler Buggy [READER’S RIDE]

Sand Rustler Buggy [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! A lot of Scott Lempert’s projects are custom scale builds and we’ve shown plenty of them in Reader’s Rides, but he also builds vehicles just for fun. When he decided he wanted something for playing in the sand, he wasn’t going just grab something […]
Asphalt-Burning Bronco Slash GT [READER’S RIDE]

Asphalt-Burning Bronco Slash GT [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! 3D-printed scale accessories for crawlers are pretty common these days, but Daniel Porter wanted something a little different. He bought himself a printer and started by revamping drag car wings and diffusers he had previously built in styrene and aluminum, but he also wanted […]

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Blacked-Out Redcat [READER’S RIDE]

Blacked-Out Redcat [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Angel Ocasio used a little bit of everything to customize his Redcat Gen7 Jeep Cherokee. The body is from Axial, as is the roof rack that fits it. Protecting it are a set of Integy bumpers, complete with aluminum shackles. The rear one has a […]
Axial Jeep Beach Bomber [READER’S RIDE]

Axial Jeep Beach Bomber [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Would you believe this nicely decked out Axial SCX10 II Jeep Wrangler Unlimited was Peter Lundberg’s very first foray into trail and scale? He had a vision of the look he wanted and he did his research before deciding on the SCX10 II. But […]
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