Thursday, June 22, 2017
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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – ECX Rukus 2wd Monster Truck Options

ECX Rukus

There is nothing like going out for a fun bash session with a 2wd monster truck. They are just fun machines to launch off of jumps, rip across dirt fields with, roost sand and tear up the backyard grass with. …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – Team Associated B6 2WD Buggy Options

Team Associated B6

Team Associated’s RC10B6 has been developed specifically for alternative surfaces such as turf and carpet and with track rapidly changing to the new surface, the B6 has quickly become the choice vehicle for many racers. The B6 has some subtle …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – Options for the Arrma Nero

Arrma Nero Upgrades

The Arrma Nero is available in a variety of flavors depending on what type of radio control experience you are looking for. One of those options is a base model Nero without the diff brain option. This Nero model id …

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Don’t Make These 5 RC Car Maintenance Mistakes

Vehicle maintenance is a task that often gets 'put off' for one reason or another. However, to keep our vehicles in top condition, preventative maintenance is something we all must do between enjoyable sessions of racing or running our vehicles! Here are a few tips that will keep you running your vehicles rather than working on them.

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – RC4WD Krabs parts for the Axial SCX10 II Jeep XJ

RC4WD Krabs Front Bumper

The Axial SCX10 II has been a monstrous hit since its release. The improved platform over its predecessor the SCX10 makes hitting the trails with success easy. Not only is the design of the truck itself outstanding, but Axial really …

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Project Altered Apex The Intro – Team Associated Apex TC Kit

Team Associated Apex TC

The radio control hobby is limitless when it comes to projects, but RC Driver’s Greg Vogel has been noticing a ridiculous amount of trail truck builds taking over all corners of the RC internet. The cycle must be broken, or …

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Timing and Gearing

This month we will look at something most electric racers have been forced to become familiar with, timing and gearing. Gearing and timing changes can mean a few things depending on what exactly you hope to get out of your racing machine. In true Charlie fashion, I’ll break down these two tuning adjustments to make your educational experience simple.

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Drivetrain Maintenance

Part of owning an RC vehicle is performing maintenance to keep it running at its absolute best. Wrenching on your ride is actually one of the aspects that makes RC so much fun. Not only are you keeping your car operating at its best, but it also gets you familiar with how it works.

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Installing Gear Head RC Lights on the Axial Yeti XL

I really enjoy my Axial Yeti XL and wherever I take it, it constantly gathers a crowd. People seem to love its enormous size as well as its alarming amount of power! While I don’t run it on 6S much anymore (it was scaring the local children as well as many small animals), I figured it was time to start investing in some hop-ups to bolster its wow factor even more.

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Know the RC Lingo

Terminology in any hobby can be challenging to understand, especially to the newcomer. So this month, we’re going to take a walk through some of the buzzwords and terms used by various brands and RC gurus.

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Getting Into Electric RC Cars

If the time has come for you to get your first hobby grade electric RC car and be permanently finished with lackluster toy store cars that are short on performance, durability and upgradability, this guide is for you. The best thing to do is not to just jump right in and buy the first thing you find.

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Get Creative, Get Painting- Monster Truck Turned Buggy

I think most of us remember the old chopper building show with the father/son team. Their two different approaches to the creative process really helps make my point here. Senior wanted to draw everything up in advance on a computer to show the customer what they would be getting.

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Build Your Own RC Snow Plow With Axial’s SCX10

It’s funny how things turn out in life sometimes. For the past 2-½ years, I’ve been a resident of Connecticut, enjoying the warm summers and cold (more like frigid!) winters. I’ve had the pleasure of building many different types of project vehicles, however the one I missed was some type of snow plow.

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3 Upgrade Ideas – Tamiya Tb-04R Chassis Kit Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades: Tamiya Tb-04R Chassis Kit Hop Up 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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3 Upgrade Ideas – ECX Torment 4WD Short Course Truck Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades:ECX Torment 4Wd Short Course Truck Hop Up 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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