Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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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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A Different Start

What was it that got you into RC? Were you interested in models and stumbled upon the world of radio control? Did you see someone bashing an RC vehicle in the street or yard and say you had to have one too? Did you buy several toy store brand machines before researching the hobby side of RC?

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Dynamite TurboKick

I love how Hollywood greatly exaggerates the effect of nitrous oxide in cars. A push of the button, and the car shoots off like a rocket. While it is not completely realistic, wouldn’t it be sweet if we could do that with our RCs?

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10 tips for a race-ready RTR

You bought your electric RTR (ready to run) short course truck because you just wanted to play in dirt lots and go fast. But you didn’t count on the racing bug biting you so soon. Do you need to give up on the RTR to buy another vehicle to race? No, sir!

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Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck GF01

Tamiya - Heavy Dump Truck - GF-01 Chassis copy

Kits like the Heavy Dump Truck GF01 from Tamiya spell out pure RC fun from start to finish. I sat down with my twin five-year-old boys and had a blast building with them and teaching them what an RC kit is all about. When we were finished we had a fun wheelie-popping machine that they’ve enjoyed driving for countless hours.

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Gimme Space

A workspace can be something as simple as a bench in your garage or basement, or something as extravagant as an all new exterior building for your hobby. We’ve tried to work in the garage (living in Florida that’s rarely an option without having heat stroke), and our home doesn’t have a basement either.

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Hands On!

I was about 12-years-old when I got my first Tyco radio control car. I guess you could call vehicles like this the original ready to runs, and it was plenty of fun for the few weeks I was able to avoid puddles. Not knowing what get next my father and I scoured local toy stores...

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Team Orion Introduces the HMX 10 Modified ESC

HMX Technology (5) copy

Team Orion® is a world-renowned manufacturer of World Championship winning batteries, chargers, motors and electronic speed controllers (ESC). Since their first release of a brushless ESC in 2012, the Swiss brand’s Vortex R10 and R10.1 Pro ESC have dominated almost …

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All About Speed And Power – Arrma Kraton Truggy

Over the course of the last half year, Arrma has revamped most of their lineup in addition to releasing an entirely new machine (Nero). The latest rig in their fleet to get the new electronics and revised components is the Kraton 6S BLX. A standard truggy layout that’s meant for backyard bashing and parking lot drag races, the Kraton now features the potent BLX185 ESC and 2050Kv four-pole motor combo.

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