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The 2014 East Coast Large Scale Nationals is in the Books!

2014 East Coast Large Scale Nationals

Every year, about this time, a popular race is held in North Carolina at an even more popular location; the East Coast Large Scale Nationals at Digger’s Dungeon. So what makes both of these so popular? First, there has been …

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RC Hoarding Problem- Sell Your Spare Gear

RC Hoarding

  If you are anything at all like me you might be a borderline radio control hoarder. When entering my “special” room in the basement, people become overwhelmed with cars, trucks, bodies, tires, batteries, chargers, and much more! I seem …

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Will the Rallys Rise?

Drive a Rally

Last week Team Associated announced the upcoming release of the Qualifier Series ProRally 1/10-scale electric car. We’ve seen the chassis before on their ProLite short course truck, but the car has been fitted with some aggressive all-terrain tires, new bumpers …

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Today’s Randomness with Tony Phalen

What the?

OK Tamiya, why the black tube on the end of the motor shafts? You know the one that you need to grab and rip off the motor with your teeth!   Yes, Tony is on a roll today trying to …

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Testing the AKA Mule Rolling Gear Bag

AKA Mule Bag

The new AKA Mule Rolling Gear Bag arrived at the RC Driver offices to check out. We told Tony to pack up his RC equipment for the weekend to test it. He said the bag was so big he could …

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RC Driver Donut Day Disaster

RCD Donut Day

  Every Friday morning the office staff gets together for a company meeting. The RC Driver staff actually loves these meetings because there are often yummy treats involved. But over the last few weeks, we’ve noticed a trend that is …

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Phone Bumper

Phone Bumper

Greg left his cell phone on his desk when he went into a meeting and when he came back, found that Tony had upgraded it with a stick-on foam bumper. There is now a short course truck in the office …

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Body Painting Workshop

Body Painting Workshop

One of the more satisfying RC tasks that we can tackle is painting the Lexan body that comes with a kit or a new body for your existing kit. There seem to be as many schools of thought on the …

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World’s First Traxxas E-Revo Monster Truck Drift Edition – APRIL FOOLS

Worlds First Traxxas E-Revo Monster Truck Drift Edition - APRIL FOOLS!!!

APRIL FOOLS! It was a fun time for the editors as we sat in the office with our popcorn and sodas watching everyone’s reaction. Could something like this be released from Traxxas? Sure, but not now…as far as we know. …

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Old RC: Rubbish or Resurrection

Old RC: Rubbish or Resurrection

A few years ago (more like 7 or 8), a local club decided to have a Tamiya Wild Willy’s race. You could use any electronics as long as the motor was stock (pre-brushless days) and could change out the shocks …

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The real reason why tool handles are hollow

RCD Smartie Tools

We think this photo speaks for itself…

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The Coolest Multirotor Video Around

The Coolest Multi-Rotor Video Around

I’ve known Joe Papa for a few years now as we both hang around R/C Madness in Enfield, CT. In fact, Joe was one of the main people to design the BL5 brushless conversion kit for the Losi 5IVE-T. Well, …

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RC TEN – A Legend in Multiple Industries

RC TEN - A Legend in Multiple Industries

When you hear the words RC10 (or RC TEN), I’m sure the first thing that your brain spits out is an image of Team Associated’s legendary gold-anodized RC10 Buggy. Why? Simply because it’s an iconic representation of our hobby or …

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UPS Delivery: Racers Edge Goodies!

UPS Delivery: Racers Edge Goodies!

Nothing brightens up a day more than Vince the UPS guy stopping his truck right in front of the house. In fact, he stops here so often that my dog, Bailey, recognizes the sound of his truck and is at …

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