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Saturday, June 15, 2024

Tony Phalen

RCMart’s Golden Egg Easter Sale

RCMart's Golden Egg Easter Sale

Follow the Golden Egg over to RCMart as they celebrate Easter. From now until April 8th, 2015, pick from over 60 items to fill your basket including items from Axial, Yeah Racing, Tamiya, MIP, Pit Bull and more. If there’s …

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Reedy 8000mAh 70C 3.7V LiPo Battery

Reedy 8000mAh 70C 3.7V LiPo Battery

Gear up your 1/12, GT12 or WGT cars without the fear of fade with Reedy’s new 8000mAh, 3.7v Competition LiPo Battery. This pack boasts a 70C rating and complies with all the ROAR, EFRA, BRCA and IFMAR rules. Battery Stats: …

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Schelle Shorty Carbon Fiber Battery Strap for TLR 22-4

Schelle Shorty Carbon Fiber Battery Strap for TLR 22-4

Keep your shorty LiPo firmly in place with this new carbon fiber battery strap from Schelle Racing. It’s design features a 3-position stop that removes the use of the foam battery blocks. It’s also been routed to reduce weight and …

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Team Associated RC10 B4.2RS RTR

Review: Team Associated RC10 B4.2RS RTR

Keeping Classes for the Masses Words: Matt Maziarz Photos: Walter Sidas The fine folks over at Team Associated are no strangers to success and the latest ready-to-run incarnation of the RC10 buggy looks to keep the streak alive and well. …

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Tune With Ackermann

Tune With Ackermann

There are all sorts of items on your car you can adjust, and as you’ve probably noticed, some have more profound effects than others. One area that often gets overlooked is the Ackermann effect. Acker who? At first glance this seems pretty obvious: you turn the wheel on the transmitter and the front wheels respond.

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Get Wired

RC Basics: Get Wired

You’ve seen the pictures of the top pro driver’s vehicles, with fantastic installs and that perfect placement. Clearly, rolls and rolls of solder and double-sided tape were used to achieve this level of perfection. Many of the top racers build …

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Losi 8IGHT-T RTR 1/8 4WD Gas Truggy with AVC

It’s finally here and on the Reveal Table at the RC Driver offices; Losi‘s 8IGHT-T 1/8 Scale 4WD GASOLINE Truggy! The buzz about this vehicle has been crazy seeing as it marks the first mass-produced, gas-powered 1/8 scale racing vehicle …

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Hitec’s Releases the MD10 and S60 Portable Hi Def Cameras

Hitec's Releases the MD10 and S60 Portable Hi Def Cameras

Hitec has teamed up with AEE to release a pair of portable cameras. The MD10 and S60 both deliver high definition output and can be used with everything from RC cars to multirotors. Both come mounted in waterproof housings and …

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Vaterra Glamis Fear

Review: Vaterra Glamis Fear

Face it, more people than not want just a few simple things when purchasing a radio controlled vehicle. Slick looks, crazy speed and durability are usually, if not always, the top three. Although the Vaterra brand is new, the people behind the scenes have been in the industry for what seems like an eternity and know how to deliver all this, and more, in a single release.

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Axial Yeti XL Build – Body, Wheels and Tires

Axial Yeti XL Build – Body, Wheels and Tires

The Build – Part 12 Here it is, the final assembly step with our Axial Yeti XL. We’ll be assembling the cage, attaching the body panels and installing the wheels and tires. I have to give a shout out to …

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Team Associated and KICKER: KPw Bluetooth Speaker

Team Associated and KICKER: KPw Bluetooth Speaker

Most RC racers love music. ALL RC racers have a Bluetooth-enabled cell phone. Team Associated and KICKER now bring both worlds together with the new KPw Bluetooth speaker. Designed as a very portable unit (about as bit as a water …

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OS Engine Ty Tessmann Limited Edition 1/8 Buggy Engine

OS Engine Ty Tessmann Limited Edition 1/8 Buggy Engine

OS Engines is now offering the same powerplant for your 1/8 scale buggy that Ty Tessmann used to win the 2014 IFMAR 1/8 Worlds in Italy. This engine is based on the same unit Ty used and includes all the …

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Team Associated FT Premium Silicone Diff Fluid

Team Associated FT Premium Silicone Diff Fluid

Team Associated has filled in the gaps of their diff fluid line up by adding a few new viscosities. These include 4K, 6K, 15K, 80K, 200K, 500K and 1M, great for use with anything from 1/10 touring car to 1/5 …

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Axial Yeti XL Build – Shocks

Axial Yeti XL Build – Shocks

The Build – Part 11 The shocks on the Axial Yeti XL feature a large bore, aluminum threaded bodies, a bolt-on piston design and a bottom load cartridge. They come with dual springs and some cool looking, albiet fake, Icon-logoed …

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Traxxas Twin Truck Build

Project: Traxxas Twin Truck Build

When I was eight years old, my Dad and I trekked off to a hobby shop about an hour away from home to buy my first RC car, which instantly captivated me with this hobby and brought me some of the best experiences in my life. Many of those memorable times were with my Dad as we traveled to and from the local race track every weekend, which he eventually ran and became president of.

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