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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Crawler King Review

I am a sucker for classic Broncos and the HPI Crawler King certainly caught my attention. The 2.2-inch crawler seems set to capture the imaginations of those new to RC and the more experienced hobbyist as well. Whether you’re testing the limits on the technical trails or just bashing in the backyard, the HPI Crawler King is at home in all off-road situations.

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Dromida DT4.18 Hop Ups

Dromida DT4.18 Hop Ups: Our picks for performance, durability, and or appearance upgrades 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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Arrma Granite Bls Hop Ups

Arrma Granite BLS Hop Ups: Our picks for performance, durability, and or appearance upgrades 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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Get Your Act in Gear!

One of the really neat features about brushless motors is the option to adjust the timing to change the performance of a motor. There are a lot of different ways to adjust the timing on a brushless system. Some motors allow you to adjust timing right on the motor itself; other systems allow you to adjust the timing through the ESC.

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RDC Stuff

Cool Stuff from RC Driver

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Axial Wraith Spawn Rock Racer Kit

Since I got my first SCX10 a while back, I’ve been waiting for the next version of the Wraith to come out before pulling the trigger on one. The new Wraith Spawn is now available and let’s just say the wait was well worth it. It features all the same great things about the original vehicle, but with a few key improvements and a killer new body.

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Arrma Senton 6S BLX 1/8-Scale 4WD Electric Short Course Truck

The Senton 6S is the newest vehicle in the rapidly growing line of high quality RTR’s that bear the Arrma brand. This beast of a truck is a 1/10-scale 4WD electric short course vehicle, however everything under the body shell is 1/8-scale in nature.

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Review of HobbyKing’s Beginner 1/10-Scale 4WD Drift Car: The Evil Drift Car

Drifting is a segment in RC that requires full commitment on many levels to be successful. To really excel behind the wheel you need to dedicate a lot of time to practice and car setup that can often require some custom modification to get your car dialed into your style of driving.

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RC Driver Gives Team Associated’s T5M Stadium Truck a Flashy Chrome Paint Job

The idea for this paint job came together in a kind of roundabout way. I had tried an experiment with some soft masking using Mirror Chrome as the background color. It didn’t turn out as I expected, so I didn’t like it and gave it to my friend. I would rather not look at what I consider my failures. My friend loved it and took it to the track and it was very popular.

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RC Driving Accessories To Check out

More cool RC Driving Accessories To Check out

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RC Radio System Review: TrackStar S3t, Turnigy’s Surface Radio System

The TrackStar TS3t is a stylish looking, red, black and silver colored pistol grip 2.4GHz radio system designed for surface operations. Turnigy's marketing department defines the TS3t moniker as follows: “TS” for TrackStar, “3” for three channels of control and “t” for telemetry.

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Reviewing Serpent’s Out-of-Box Spyder SC RTR 1/10-Scale 2WD Short Course RC

When I got into this hobby many years ago Serpent only made 1/8- scale nitro on-road RCs. From what I remember these were the fastest, most precisely tuned RCs out there and Serpent was considered the best. Just a few years ago they made the jump into the 1/8-scale nitro off-road market.

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Why Balancing Batteries is Mandatory for a Worry-Free RC Driving Experience

In the RC life, it’s all about balance, finding the time to enjoy your RC vehicle in action, keep it running perfectly, and still have time for regular life. But that’s not the balance we’re going to talk about this month. Tech fans, we’re going to dive into the world of balance charging and the core differences in some modes.

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Losi 8IGHT-T Gas Truggy Hop Ups

Our picks for performance, durability and/or appearance upgrades. 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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Tamiya DT-03 Neo Fighter Buggy Hop Ups

Our picks for performance, durability and/or appearance upgrades. 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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