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Vaterra Slick Rock

Review: Vaterra Slick Rock

Imagine yourself strapped into a custom built rock buggy. You are surrounded by a steel cage that you welded together yourself in your garage. Five hundred horses are rumbling under the hood. You are entering a creek bed, and as you approach the first rock, you peg the throttle.

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Axial SCX10 Wheel Wells

Axial SCX10 Wheel Wells

Axial has released a pre-shaped, underbody panel for your SCX10. This sheet is formed with four wheel wells and floor boards to help protect your running gear and body from flying debris, be it rocks, dirt or mud. The package …

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Basher / HobbyKing Nitro Circus

Review: Basher / HobbyKing Nitro Circus

It’s no surprise that as the electric side of our hobby gains popularity and becomes more powerful and faster, we are seeing larger and more exciting models available for reasonable prices. A couple of years ago if you wanted a large electric monster truck, you had to basically custom convert a nitro truck.

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Traxxas Rally

Project: Traxxas Rally

Serving Up Some Action in Snow! Words: Dean Berry You have to give it to Traxxas, when they design a platform they know how to use it and use it well, across a wide variety of vehicles. Take the Slash …

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Axial Jeep Rubicon and STRC Shock Mounts & More

How To: Axial Jeep Rubicon and STRC Shock Mounts & More

1 Remove pins that secure the front bumper. 2 Remove the stock bumper mount. 3 The chassis brace is not needed so it comes off. 4 The shocks can then be mounted to the new towers. 5 Remove the rear …

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Schelle Black Diamond Bearing Oil

Schelle Black Diamond Bearing Oil

Following behind their Black Diamond Ceramic Bearings, Schelle Racing is introducing the oil to keep those bearings rolling free for a long time; the Black Diamond Bearing Oil. This pure synthetic, low-viscosity, military-grade lube contains additives that prevent sludge and …

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Tamiya Mercedes-Benz Unimog 425

Tamiya Mercedes-Benz Unimog 425

Tamiya’s CC-01 chassis has become very popular and now you have another reason to get one! Check out this beautiful Mercedes-Benz Unimog 425, the latest release sitting on the CC-01 platform. The Uni comes as a kit for you to …

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Losi TEN Rally X

Review: Losi TEN Rally X

Fun, Controllable Power It goes without saying that everyone from newbies to the most experienced racer wants cool-looking vehicle with raw, over-the-top power. Unfortunately, this can often come at a steep price and these super-powerful vehicles can be difficult for …

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Team Associated RC10B5 Team Kit

Team Associated RC10B5 Team Kit

Continuing the Dominance? Words: Carl Hyndman Photos: Carl Hyndman Today’s tracks are faster, have more traction and incorporate features that are technically harder than anything we saw a decade ago. Considering that the winningest 2WD buggy in history has been …

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RCD Paint Plus – Short Course Goes Old School Stocker

RCD Paint Plus - Short Course Goes Old School Stocker

Words: David Harrington Photos: David Harrington When Parma released the Fifty-Five Baja, I wasn’t sure what to think of a classic car body for short a course chassis. I did a Google search for a “55 baja” and found pictures …

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Team Associated and Reedy Countertop Mats

Protect your workspace with these cool new countertop mats from Team Associated. Available with Team Associated or Reedy design, these mats are a good 16×20″, plenty of space for builds or rebuilds. They are also flat enough for pre-race checks, …

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Two New Versions of Team Associated’s ProRally Coming Soon

Two New Versions of Team Associated's ProRally Coming Soon

Team Associated has announced the ProRally 4WD RTR and ProRally 4WD RTR LiPo Combo, two new versions to the ProRally lineup. Both come factory assembled and feature Reedy’s 550-SL 3500kV brushless motor, XP SC900-BL ESC and 2.4GHz radio system. The …

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HPI Jumpshot Monster Truck

HPI Jumpshot Monster Truck

HPI has released a new 1/10 Monster Truck based after it’s extremely successful Savage. The Jumpshot MT uses the same TVP (Twin Vertical Plate) chassis design as the Savage, keeping all the vital components tucked safely between the plates. The …

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Telluride Transformed

Project: Telluride Transformed

Not all projects have to require a major overhaul or rebuild to create a dramatically different vehicle than the one you start with. What you are reading about is one such project. My Traxxas Telluride actually saw a lot of action before I started to think about how I could change it.

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Vaterra Halix

Review: Vaterra Halix

4WD All-Terrain Monster Truck Words: David Baker Photos: Walter Sidas/David Baker Vaterra hit the ground running when they introduced us to their entirely new line of cars that included the Glamis Uno buggy, Twin Hammers rock/desert racer and the Kemora …

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