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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?

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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

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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

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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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