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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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Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Mountain Rider RC Truck Review

Without a doubt Tamiya has a huge following in the RC world. They’ve helped introduce this hobby to so many people over the years and if you ask any RCer to rattle off a few names of popular Tamiya kits or a list of Tamiya kits they would like to have, the Bruiser or Mountaineer would most likely be on the list.

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Nitro Buggy Review Sworkz S350 EVO II

Developing a new car brand is not an easy thing to do nowadays, but one company seems to be having an easy time gaining respect in the racing community and that company is SWorkz. SWorkz has been around for several years with quality products and designs and they have signed World Champion driver, Atsushi Hara to wheel their extensive line of race vehicles.

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RC Car Event Promotes Blood Donations

One year ago I introduced you to Adam Munds here in the Backyard page and shared with you his passion for the RC hobby and how he used that passion to organize RC Fest. This one-day event was created to promote the hobby and more importantly, educate people on the importance of blood donation.

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Team Durango DESC10 Review

The new Team Durango kits are making their way hobby shop shelves and we grabbed one of the first DESC10 short course truck kits available to see what these new platforms are all about. All eyes are certainly on Team Durango right now as they’ve taken a new approach for an RC racing company by primarily focusing on the “club racer”

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Serpent Spyder SRX2 RC Short Course Review

Serpent has really been on the move, really on the move to be exact. They have been pumping out race ready machines in all popular racing classes and then backing up their competition vehicles with ready-to-run machines so that casual racers and bashers, too, can enjoy competition quality and design in a package that’s easy to take from the box to the play site.

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Traxxas Super Speed 4×4 Build & Giveaway [Updated 7-7-16]

Traxxas Super Speed 4x4 Build & Giveaway

  CLICK HERE TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN OUR TRAXXAS SUPER SPEED 4X4 BUILD!  RC Driver’s information packed newsletter just got more exciting! For the next two months we’ll be turning our Traxxas Rally 4×4 from a feature article …

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Team Losi Racing 22SCT RC Short Course Truck Review

Short course racing’s spot in the competition world is solid, requiring companies to build top-of-the-line trucks for those who want to win. Team Losi Racing is without a doubt one of those companies that is continually striving to produce better competition machines for their followers.

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Review of the Tactic TTX3000 3-Channel RC Radio System

Tactic has made a name for them- selves with their easy-to-use, feature packed and frugally priced aircraft transmitters, but it has been a while since they gave any great deal of attention to their radios on the surface side. The wait is now over though, with the release of the TTX300.

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Keep Your RC Gear Safe

Well, I hate to be the barer of bad news, but the RC hobby and industry isn’t just birthday parties with pony rides. Sure, the vast majority of my editorials focus on the positive things we encounter in the RC world and values I’d like to instill to our valued readers so you get the best experience possible for the hobby you love.

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Mini Me for an RC Scale Jeep

I Have always felt that if an RC vehicle has an open or highly visible driver’s seat that it should have a driver figure in it. If that driver could look like a mini me then that would be over the top. However, I never considered that since I didn’t know it was actually possible.

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ARRMA Nero Monster Truck Week: Day 5 – Performance and Action Video


We’ve Waited a Long Time for This! Our RC Driver staff first heard rumors and saw early renderings of the Arrma Nero a little over a year ago on our annual pilgrimage to Champagne, IL. The folks at Hobbico were very excited …

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ARRMA Nero BLX Monster Truck – Day 4: Diff Brain

Arrma Nero Hill Climb

  It is Day Four of the ARRMA Nero BLX on RC Driver‘s vehicle week and we’re getting into the crown jewel of the Nero BLX, which is quite obviously the Diff Brain. Check out the photos and video below. We …

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ARRMA Nero BLX Monster Truck – Day 3: Power System


So far we’ve seen ARRMA‘s Nero BLX  Monster Truck unboxed and talked about its suspension. Now lets talk about what many are interested in, the power system! 60 MPH Speeds 6S power has become the standard to which all MT …

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ARRMA Nero BLX Monster Truck – Day 2: Suspension

Nero going off-road

When designing the Nero BLX , the folks at Arrma and Hobbico took their time. Seriously, this truck was more than a year in the making. Much of that time was probably spent onthe layout of the chassis, joining the …

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