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Custom 3D-Printed Hot Rod [READER’S RIDE]

Custom 3D-Printed Hot Rod [READER’S RIDE]

Jason Suter designed in CAD and used rapid prototyping to develop his custom Hot Rod, which is inspired by the classic ’32 Ford Deuce Coupe style. The body is 3D-printed in SLS nylon while the chassis is laser-cut out of aluminum. Most of his driveline and running gear is aluminum, sourced from the RC crawler […]
Beefed Up Bomber [READER’S RIDE]

Beefed Up Bomber [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Peter received his RR10 Bomber in trade completely stock except for the motor, but he had visions of something tougher and even more trail-worthy so he started throwing upgrades at it starting with a set of Vanquish front links on a GPM aluminum blue […]

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Carisma Crawl-maro [READER’S RIDE]

Carisma Crawl-maro [READER’S RIDE]

Reader’s Rides is sponsored by PRO-LINE. Click for the latest gear! Shaun Bullington’s “Crawl-maro” started life as a Carisma SCA-1E Coyote, but now wears a Vaterra ’69 Camaro body that he dirtied up and weathered with custom paint, and added a set of homemade Enderle-style fuel injection stacks. The rims are RC4WD wagon wheels wrapped […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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 […]

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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 […]
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. […]

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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 […]
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 […]
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