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Hot Bodies Pro5 Review


The Pro5 is HB’s first competition level TC since the TCXX was released back in 2012. This all new road rocket sports some unique features that are sure to catch the eye of even a seasoned on-roader. Being the only asphalt guy in the office, there wasn’t too much of a fuss when I yanked the Pro5 from our UPS delivery and started running down the hallway to my office! Mine, I say, mine! It’s my Pro5 precious.

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Turnigy Fabrikator 3D Printer Review


3D Printing technology is here and its popularity is growing rapidly! Printers are being used to create everything from prototypes, to art pieces and of course even RC model parts, basically anything you can imagine being printed in plastic can be. Turnigy saw this rapid growth in popularity and the need to fill the void by offering a 3D printer at an affordable price.

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Start Airbrushing Now


To be honest, when I first started this column I felt I had to show off a little. Get people excited about my paint jobs and painting. Over time I came to realize that my goal was to actually teach and I started to mix things up with paint jobs that I felt would be less discouraging to beginners.

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Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck – Gf01 Hop Up


Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck – Gf01 Hop Up: Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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1/18 Monster Truck 4WD RTR from Dromida


A best bet for bashers of all skill levels, the Dromida Monster Truck makes it easy for everyone to enjoy exciting all-terrain action! Highlights include full-time 4WD, a powerful Torque 370 motor, interference-free 2.4GHz radio control, all-weather electronics, Big Bore …

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VRX Racing Truck Review


You may remember VRX Racing from the September 2014 issue in which I reviewed two of their off-road vehicles. They are fantastic offerings and had many features that reminded me of high end racing vehicles. I did have a problem with the spur gear being exposed as it seemed to be a magnet to small pebbles. Well it’s a year later and VRX Racing has an improved off road platform

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Please Loiter


My father-in-law used to spend his Friday and Saturday evenings just hanging out at the local hardware store with his friends. They would spend hours just talking shop or sports or whatever other topics would arise. This is a lost luxury these days. We are always in a rush to do this, go there, get that done. One hobby shop in Pasadena, Maryland has unknowingly started to bring back the lost art of face-to-face conversation.

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