Tuesday, March 26, 2019
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RC Truck Pull Worlds

Are you guys going to cover the NR/CTPA Worlds again? I would buy a subscription if I knew there was going to be an article every year! I love reading about this even and seeing all the pictures. I think many others would as well. Thanks!

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Rally Buggy Conversion

Hey Tony. I am 12 years old and have been in the hobby for six years now. I want to convert my Traxxas 1/10 Rally to a 1/8-scale E-buggy. Any idea for what parts I should use, specifically for the front bumper and body? John D. Scarsdale, NY

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Nitro Decisions

I’m interested in a new nitro 1/8 scale 4WD and researching some options. Right now I’m looking at the Serpent Cobra, Tekno NB-48, HPI Trophy 3.5 or 4.6 and Hot Bodies D812-D8T. Can you give me some info on these vehicles and their addresses so I can contact them with some further questions?

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Not Just For Pros

Hi Tony. In the January 2014 issue you had a How To article about setting Ackermann. I currently own a Team Associated Factory Team B4.1, a Duratrax Axis and an HPI Sprint 2 Drift. While I have always had the opportunity to adjust the Ackermann of these vehicles, I always thought it was just for the “Pro” drivers and it wouldn’t provide a noticeable effect for me, the basher/weekend racer.

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Deep Snow No Go

Hi Tony, What is best in deep snow; 4WD with paddles (or tracks) or 2WD with skis & paddles (or tracks)? Also, are you going to print a 5B motor rebuild article?

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Motor Cooling

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Hi Tony. Love the magazine, especially the Ask Tony part. It’s been helping me learn more about RC all the time. I do have a question, though. If I put a heatsink on a brushed motor will that make it faster?

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Traxxas for me

Hi Tony! I am looking into buying a Traxxas Slash 2WD VXL. I just wanted to know if this is a good choice. Is there anything that is a better deal than the $374.95 the Slash retails for? Thanks!

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Give a Gift of Traxxas

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Hi Tony. My oldest friend lives in Niles, Ill. I would like to send him a Traxxas Mini E-Revo for the holidays. What I would like to know, are there any tracks that he can run it on within 50 miles of his town?

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Ask Tony: Getting Back To It

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Hey Tony- I am looking to get back into RC driving. I started out with a Duratrax Evader that I ended up putting another stock motor and a larger pinion gear so I could slow it down and learn how to drive it more.

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Ask Tony: RC10 VS TLR

Hey Tony- My question will be simple and to the point; Team Associated RC10B5 or TLR 22? I’m looking to get into racing and I’m wondering which buggy would be better for me

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Ask Tony: GOING BACK TO RALLY, RALLY, RALLY…

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Hey Tony- I am getting into Rally Stage Racing. I have mostly run cars but thought it might be fun to try a truck. What does my truck need to run in stage rallys

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Ask Tony: Mounting Tires to Wheels

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Hey Tony- What is the proper method to mount and glue tires to wheels?

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Ask Tony: Maintaining My SC10 4×4

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Hey Tony- I'm new to RC and I just took my Team Associated SC10 4x4 our for the first time last night to my local track. I have looked around for additional information but my main question is about maintenance.

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