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Power Ports – Hitec X2 AC PRO Battery Charger

A charger is a charger is a charger, right? Not quite, but those of you who have owned Hitec chargers already know that. Since the release of the X4 many years ago, Hitec has been at the forefront of the charger game and from the looks of their latest release, they’re going to stay right where they are near the top.

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All About Speed And Power – Arrma Kraton Truggy

Over the course of the last half year, Arrma has revamped most of their lineup in addition to releasing an entirely new machine (Nero). The latest rig in their fleet to get the new electronics and revised components is the Kraton 6S BLX. A standard truggy layout that’s meant for backyard bashing and parking lot drag races, the Kraton now features the potent BLX185 ESC and 2050Kv four-pole motor combo.

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Serpent RS X 4Buggy

Back in the day (like, way back) Serpent was known pretty much just for their purpose designed, on road racing rigs. Their 1/8-scale nitro GT and Prototype rigs were the go-to model if you wanted to win on the asphalt. Over the most recent years, the company has shifted its efforts more into the off-road realm.

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Q32 D8T Tessmann Edition And Baja Buggy

While the Q32 Baja Buggy has been out for a while, the new Q32 D8T Tessman Edition Truggy looks to increase the performance factor with bigger wheels and a wider stance. These micro machines can be used in any room bigger than a closet, so you never have to be without your RC fun again.

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VS Tanks 1/24 Battle Tanks

Whether you’re a Battle of the Bulge or a Battle for Ramadi type of RC enthusiast (cough, age), VS has got a machine that’s sure to please. Their new line of VS Battle Tanks feature vast improvements over previous versions, cranking up the fun level to eleven.

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Hitec MD-10 Action Camera Review

There are many options on the market for action cams these days and while some might be better than others, you almost always get what you pay for. However, this is not quite so with the new MD-10 from Hitec. The manufacturer teamed up with AEE to develop a small, user friendly HD solution at quite a nice price.

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Team Durango DEX210 V3 Review

When considering the recent trends in 2WD buggy,mid motor setups are definitely the hot ticket. The current high bite tracks demand the weight distribution and balance of such a design, but what if you want to run in some real dirt… i.e., throwing roosts and all?

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Axial Yeti Score Review

Bashers and off-road racers across the globe have been waiting with zealous anticipation for Axial to release a trophy truck. Once the early videos of the new Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck hit the internet, that anticipation grew to a fever pitch. Building off of the original Yeti chassis and drivetrain, Axial took the design a step further with a fullblown Trophy Truck body that’s loaded with scale details.

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M005 VII R Review

Born out of necessity to compete with the Ford Focus driven by Ken Block, Nobuhiro “Monster” Tajima developed the Monster Swift to challenge the legendary drifter on the Gymkana circuit. A staple on Team Suzuki, Tajima is considered by many to also be “Mr. Pikes Peak”, having been the first to crack the 10 minute barrier with his Monster Sport SX4.

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Nero Arrma BLX Review

For a few months now, Hobbico has been teasing the RC masses with sneak peek videos of their new release. Vague, super sci-fi looking videos tantalized fans, but cut to the end before any real info was revealed. Well, the news is out and the Nero is about to hit the streets. We, at RC Driver, heard about the truck quite a while ago, but were not made privy to exactly what the details would be.

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Team Energy T8X 1/8 Brushless Buggy Review

Team Energy is quickly gaining traction among the Exceed RC line of vehicles available at Nitro RCX.The new T8X electric 1/8 buggy is no exception to that rule and offers up a hefty dose of beauty and brute force in a single, economically priced package. Building off of the wildly popular G8X nitro buggy

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Team Energy’s 1/10 Belt-Drive Drift RTR RC, The X10DR Pro Drift Reviewed

Drift cars are becoming ever more popular each year it seems. Certain movie franchises and drivers like Ken Block are dazzling crowds and theater goers with their clutch burning performances. Couple that with all the hot new import offerings in the full scale market that are perfectly suited for drifting with high output motors and all-wheel drive.

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Set up Your RC Car or Truck for FPV Driving

What used to be an out of reach, industry rarity in years past, FPV (First- Person View) systems have found their way into countless RC vehicles over the past few months. Sure, there is mini quad rotor racing with goggles strapped on or planes giving fixed wing “rides” to anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the view from the cockpit, but what about the car guys?

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Tamiya Turbo City: RC Old School Tuner Import

Reminiscent of vehicles from the golden age of RC, the new Tamiya Turbo City Honda evokes memories of early models from the manufacturer. Complete with a hard shell body and helmeted driver figure, this wheelie popping street ride is all about fun and just looking at it will bring on the smiles and laughs.

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RC Crawler Review: Exceed MaxStone

In the RC Driver offices we’re often asked by enthusiasts and even manufacturers what we think the next big thing is or if we could request one new vehicle from any company, what would it be? Well for over two years now, we’ve been wishing there was a large scale crawler offering.

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