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RCD Interview: You Need to Know Brad Brucker

RC Driver’s man on the mic Joe Papa met up with Hobbico’s Brad Brucker, Surface Team Manager for Team Durango, Futaba, O.S. Engines, TrakPower, O’Donnell and Duratrax. Brad’s job is pretty impressive and it’s all focused on helping you the …

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Off-Road Racing – Dirt or Carpet?

I became involved in this great hobby in 1984 when I got a Tyco RC car for Christmas.  I proceeded to get it wet a few days later which ended the car’s life but that was all it took to get …

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2014 Holiday Hot List

2014 Holiday Hot List

‘Tis the season for lots of awesome RC gear and the gang is glad the holidays are here. Off-road, on-road, cars and truggies, monsters and crawlers and super-fast buggies. From new kits to become the track ruler to the hottest …

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My RC Car Is Faster Than Yours!

FAST RC CAR!!!

Whether you want to admit it or not, most of us, racers, bashers, trail truck fans and everyone else involved in this great sport will talk some smack from time to time.  My car is faster, my car handles better, …

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What Does It Take To Win At The Worlds?

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From September 18 – 27 the 1/8 off road nitro IFMAR World Championships took place over in beautiful Italy.  One of the favorites going into the event, Ty Tessmann who wheels a HB D812, took home his first (probably of …

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Can you get sued for RC racing?

RC Scales of Justice

A few weekends ago, during open practice on a Sunday race, everything came to an alarming halt. Engines shut down, cars stopped on the track, the pits fell silent and a crowd of shocked and concerned drivers made their way …

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Be an RC Driver Magazine Duratrax Tire Reviewer!

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We need your help to test all of these Duratrax 1/8 Off-Road Buggy Tires. Duratrax offers a wide range of tires and compounds great for all types of buggy use. Go over to duratrax.com and find your favorite style of …

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Superior Servo Tape

Superior Servo Tape

It’s happened to all of us at least once in our RC careers; you pull your ESC (or servo, or transponder or whatever) from the chassis and BAM…the tape rips or shreds and leaves some ghastly remnants behind. Sure, there …

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AsiaTees Site-Wide Labor Day Sale

Asia Tees Site-Wide Labor Day Sale

AsiaTees wants you to celebrate Labor Day with an exclusive 10% OFF site-wide promotion! Head on over and check out the killer deals! Instructions: 1) Get 10% OFF with any order. 2) Enter the code LABORDAY to get instant discounts …

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Traxxas Is On The Move!

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Traxxas is growing every year by leaps and bounds.  To keep up with this constant growth they are opening a brand new facility in McKinney, Texas just north of Dallas.  Their new home is on 30 acres of land so …

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Are 3D printed carbon fiber cars the future of RC?

Within the same office building as RC Driver magazine are the Fly RC, Heli Pilot and MultiRotor Pilot magazine offices. We were a little jealous when a 3D printer arrived in the MultiRotor Pilot shop to print custom frames for …

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Growing The Hobby With Help From R/C Madness and Home Depot

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Often times when I tell people that I bash/race radio control cars and trucks, they respond with a puzzled look. They immediately think of something that is purchased at Radio Shack, Wal-Mart or Target. When I go into detail and …

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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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