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Tamiya Grand Hauler Hop Up

Tamiya Grand Hauler 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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How To Protect Your Waterproof RC Car or Truck

You like the water? This month, the tech talks will take us into one the most loved areas of RC, waterproof RC! These days, it's not at all uncommon to find videos on the internet of RC cars being driven completely into, over, across, and through water, mud and all sorts of muck.

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Traxxas E-Revo Hop Up

Traxxas E-Revo 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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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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Vaterra Twin Hammers Dt 1.9 Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability and/or appearance upgrades for the Vaterra Twin Hammers Dt 1.9 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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DHK Maximus 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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Customizing Your Workbench

Custom projects are so much fun because you get to create something that no one else has. Whether you're working on a custom chassis, a one-off body or other fabricated job, you are truly the creator of your project. Since you're not working with an off-theshelf project, you're going to need the right tools to save you time and headaches down the road. These are some of the top tools we recommend for anyone who is going to be working on custom projects.

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E-Buggy gets a Euro Paint Makeover

A quick back story before I get into the painting. I have been running my 8ight-E 2.0 for many years. My friends all wonder why it hasn't fallen apart. I considered upgrading to the 3.0 when it came out, but decided I am most competitive with the car I'm used to. The 4.0 is such a different animal, I was afraid I would have to update to keep up with parts compatibility.

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Connecting Two Hitec X1 Pro Multi- Chargers to the Hitec 17A ePower Box

A couple of issues ago, The Vogel (as he likes to be called) did a review on Hitec’s X1 Pro Multi-Charger and 17A ePower Box. This system is great; simply install the pair of bullet plugs into the top of the ePower Box and mate them to the input holes on the bottom of the X1 Pro.

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Power Boosting Secrets

Since the dawn of putting power into radio controlled vehicles, one thing has remained the same for everyone, the desire for more power and speed! Today, many of us use brushless motors to power our vehicles. These wonders of modern technology offer long run-times, low maintenance, and lots and lots of power!

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Rc4Wd Trail Finder 2 Hop Up

RC4WD Trail Finder2 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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Hpi E10 Drift — Vaughn Gittin Jr. Hop Up

HPI E10 Drift 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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How To Install Your Servos Properly

Few vehicles put more stress, wear and tear on a servo than an 1/8-scale buggy, truggy or monster truck. First of all, they’re larger and heavier than just about any other car or truck (1/5-scale not included), second, they’re run in some of the worst conditions imaginable and third, they have to withstand the occasional cartwheel off of a big jump.

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Enhance your paint job

Last month I went all the way back to the beginning and demonstrated a basic spray can paint job. This month I’m going to mix things up and bring the airbrush back out to do something for the more advanced painters out there. I know many of you probably feel Parma’s precut paint masks are for beginners and you’d rather create your own graphics.

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