RC Short Course Winter 2013

Quick Overview Short course racing is raging into the new year! The first Short Course special issue of 2013 is packed with new vehicles and products, along with tips to get the most of your truck. RC Short Course is free to members, join today!

Dec 12, 2012 Comments
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The SCX10 Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon

This Jeep is RTR with an officially licensed Jeep® Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon body, Poison Spyder Rock Brawler bumpers, Crusher Flares, and swing out spare tire carrier, plus a 27T motor, 2.4GHz radio system, digital metal gear steering servo, and more. Check out all the features in the press release below: Axial has joined forces with […]

Dec 06, 2012 Comments
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RC Buyer’s Guide 2013

The 2013 Buyer’s Guide special issue delivers: • Over 1,000 listings • The best accessories • Never-before-seen jaw-dropping project vehicles • The hottest RC cars, trucks, engines, electronics, and more The 2013 RC Buyers Guide is free to members

Nov 06, 2012 Comments
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7 Race Day Gadgets For Your Pit

Buying all the trick gear and aluminum doodads  in the world will most likely never compensate for driving ability, but for many of us it’s what makes the RC world go around. Where would we be if not for the high-tech gadgetry that we all know and love right? Just like the modern day smartphone, […]

Oct 26, 2012 Comments
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15 Awesome Roto-tool Uses

Without question, the first tool that many hobbyists splurge-on is a roto-tool kit. With its variable RPM capabilities and plethora of accessories and bits, roto-tools are versatile enough to tackle mostly any wrenching task that involves cutting, sanding, grinding and polishing. If fact, most people are so impressed with their new-found machine that they go […]

Sep 17, 2012 Comments
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The TLR 22SCT is a hot commodity right now, with summer SC club racing still going strong.  My review of this truck in the November 2012 Radio Control Car Action will hit newsstands soon, and I wanted to supplement the article with the following three detailed tips.

Sep 12, 2012 Comments
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Traxxas EZ-Peak Plus Charger

When it comes to chargers, I’m a bit of a self proclaimed “fancy man”. I like to have all the bells and whistles and I’m usually not one to bring a cheap charger to racing or bashing. So when the Traxxas EZ-Peak Plus landing on my desk I was a little bit nervous. What would […]

Aug 13, 2012 Comments
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TrakPower 25A Racing Power Supply

If you’re like me, you’ve put a lot of time into setting up your workbench at home; getting everything just the way you like it and making everything easy to reach with plenty of room to work. When we go racing however, we’re forced to jam all that stuff into a much smaller space leaving […]

Jun 11, 2012 Comments
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Class Explosion—10 classes in 10-years

Throughout most of RC history, the complexion of the industry had been relatively slow to change. Along the way, niche classes like came to fruition, but the inception of these niche classes occurred sporadically. As the New Year dawns, it always invites a time for reflection. In retrospect, more niche classes have sprung out of […]

Jun 10, 2012 Comments
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10 Things to do While your Battery Charges

Even though the “point” of RC is to drive the vehicle, the sad reality is that we actually spend more time waiting for the battery to charge than actually driving. Down-time between runs, however, should be looked at as a great opportunity to do something productive and efficient with your time. The next time you […]

Jun 09, 2012 Comments
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