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Sunday, April 21, 2024
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Greg Vogel

RC Builds Long Term Friendships and Support

Back in the late 80’s when I started racing, I ran at a local track named B.O.R.R.A (Bethel Off-Road Racing Association) in Bethel CT. There I met a lot of racers who I would go on to develop great friendships with and consider some family.

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ECX Amp MT 1/10 2WD RTR Action Video

ECX-Amp-MT

RC Driver’s Contributing Editor Tony Phalen takes the ECX Amp 2wd electric 1/10 ready to run monster truck out for some fun in the dirt. Watch the box stock truck churn up the dirt. This truck is aimed to get …

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Review: Team C TM2

In a class as storied and historic as 2WD buggy, it’s been both refreshing and amazing to see so many changes in chassis and transmission developments. Mid motor machines are increasingly popular and the current trend has brought us back to days gone by with most every manufacturer enlisting an alloy chassis as the backbone.

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Review: Yeti XL Monster Buggy

OK AXIAL slow it down now, we’re still enjoying the unique fun and excitement of the Yeti and you go and drop a Yeti XL in our workbench. When are you going to invent more time Axial, so we can play with all the off-road goodness you have to offer?

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Losi All Terrain Buggy Teaser

Losi Terra TEN SCTE Buggy

Losi has posted a note on their website to visit them at Motorama which is coming up this weekend. It appears in that post that they will be debuting a new product too. The two buggies in the photo appear …

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Review: Hitec X1 Pro Charger & Epowerbox Combo

In the RC Driver office, if you bring in a tool, part, car, bag of chips, it’s all fair game to anyone else in the office. Because of this unwritten rule, time after time I head into Tony’s office to retrieve my calipers. But it’s OK, because I usually stick a battery on his Hitec X4 charger while I’m there.

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Losi 8IGHT-E RTR

High tech RTR track racer! 1/8-SCALE ELECTRIC 4WD BUGGY Words: Greg Vogel Photos: Walter Sidas For those of you who follow the magazine, you may have seen the Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-E 3.0 review I wrote in the June 2014 issue. …

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“That Track Sucks”

That Track Sucks

Off-road racing is a lot of fun and also poses a large variety of challenges for the driver. When you travel from track to track, you’ll encounter different track sizes, varying jumps and variations in surfaces.

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Helion RC Intrusion XLR 1/10 2wd Electric RTR Monster Truck

Helion Intrusion XLR

The first segment of RC that comes to my mind when someone refers to a “backyard basher” is the 2WD electric monster truck class. This type of truck is perfect for the backyard. It has the right ground clearance, the …

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Review: ARRMA KRATON

Truggies have slowly transformed into the go-to machine for enthusiasts to bash because of their performance handling and powerful nature. Monster trucks still hold a place for many drivers too, who prefer their massive size and aggressive nature.

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Serpent Spyder SRX-2 RTR

2WD buggies are and always have been the vehicle of choice in RTR trim. While Serpent hasn’t always been synonymous with either the term 2WD buggy or RTR, they recently started offering up a selection of both. After designing the winning platform of 1/8-scale Cobra vehicles, Serpent designer Billy Easton turned his attention to their smaller 2WD counterparts.

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Outerwears Electric Motor Pre-Filter

Outerwears Electric Motor Pre-Filter

There are some people who expect their RC car to go anywhere and do anything and today’s RC cars put up with a lot of that style of abuse. But that abuse can take its toll on equipment and those …

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Helion Select FOUR 10SC 4wd Electric Short Course Truck

Helion Select FOUR 10SC

The four wheel drive short course game is still strong and there’s a new player hitting the dirt. Helion RC has introduced a new level of vehicle to their line of cars, the Helion Select brand offers premium specs and …

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Axial RR10 Bomber

Axial RR10 Bomber

Axial Racing is at it again, dishing out more high-powered off-road goodness. This time they hit us with another rock racer, with realistic scale modeled after two time King of the Hammers champion Randy Slawson’s Bomber Fabrication rig. Axial loaded …

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Traxxas X-Maxx Unboxing and Interview

When Traxxas first announced the X-Maxx monster truck, we were giddy with excitement. A new vehicle that carries the ‘Maxx’ name is something very special considering its impressive lineage. As more details were released, it became crystal clear that the …

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