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Tony Phalen

Tony Phalen - As an avid RC enthusiast, Tony has been building, bashing and racing RC Cars for over 25 years. He has raced everything from 1:18th scale trucks to 1:5 scale motorcycles and everything in-between. He's also worked on both sides of the industry fence; working at and with many major manufacturers (as well as being a sponsored driver) to working for a high-profile industry magazine. During this time he has learned many tricks, tips and techniques and has transferred that knowledge to CompetitionX - the most informative RC website on the internet! More articles by Tony Phalen

Tamiya Dynahead 6×6 G6-01TR 6-Wheel Offroad Truck | CompetitionX

Tamiya Dynahead 6x6 G6-01TR 6-Wheel Offroad Truck | CompetitionX

Tamiya’s new Dynahead 6×6 6-Wheel offroad truck is looking pretty bad-ass! The G6-01TR version features quite a new features over the original G6-01 chassis, including 15mm more ground clearance and a land rover-style body. The …

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JConcepts 1979 Ford F-250 SCT Body | CompetitionX

JConcepts 1979 Ford F-250 SCT Body | CompetitionX

Looking for an old-school body for your SCT? Look no further – check out JConcepts 1979 Ford F-250 body! This body is designed to fit the Traxxas Slash and Slash 4×4, but will also work …

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RC4WD Mid October 2018 Releases – 17 New Parts | CompetitionX

RC4WD Mid October 2018 Releases – 17 New Parts | CompetitionX

RC4WD has 17 new, hot scaler parts for the mid part of October. Let’s take a quick look at what they’ve got for us! Z-W0103 RC4WD Black Mesh 1.55″ Beadlock Wheels Read about them: https://store.rc4wd.com/Black-Mesh-155-Beadlock-Wheels_p_7122.html …

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Exotek R-Tek GT Clear Body | CompetitionX

Exotek R-Tek GT Clear Body | CompetitionX

Exotek Racing has just released this cool-looking USGT-approved 1:10 scale body – the R-Tek GT. Based on the 1:1 Audi race car, this 190mm body features an large front splitter, wedged front hood and bulging …

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RC4WD Early October 2018 Releases – 16 Great New Parts | CompetitionX

RC4WD Early October 2018 Releases – 16 Great New Parts | CompetitionX

RC4WD has 16 new, hot scaler parts for the early part of October. Let’s take a quick look at what they’ve got for us! Z-U0039 RC4WD Over/Under Drive Transfer Case Read about them: https://store.rc4wd.com/RC4WD-OverUnder-Drive-Transfer-Case_p_7141.html Z-W0271 …

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PROTOform D9 190mm Touring Car Body | CompetitionX

PROTOform D9 190mm Touring Car Body | CompetitionX

New from PROTOform is this sexy new 190mm Touring Car body – the D9. This body is modeled after the Type-S, with some revisions to smooth out the aggressiveness. Ridges along the front fenders, door …

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Tamiya Buggyra Racing Fat Fox Racing Truck | CompetitionX

Tamiya Buggyra Racing Fat Fox Racing Truck | CompetitionX

With the Shizuoka Hobby Show going on over in Japan right now, we’re expecting to see some killer new stuff from Tamiya. Well, the first thing to drop is the new Buggyra Racing Fat Fox …

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Axial AX31555 Chevy Blazer Hard Top | CompetitionX

Axial AX31555 Chevy Blazer Hard Top | CompetitionX

Axial’s 1969 Chevrolet Blazer is one good looking rig and I can’t really think of anything that would make it better. Oh wait, yes I can – how about this killer hard top? Yup, Axial …

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Spektrum Smart Technology Smart Chargers | CompetitionX

Spektrum Smart Technology Smart Chargers | CompetitionX

Spektrum has just announced their “Smart Technology” line of equipment. This new tech will work across all RC platforms where LiPo batteries are used; cars, trucks, drones and other aircraft. While not new, it does …

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HPI Venture SBK – Scale Builder Kit | CompetitionX

HPI Venture SBK - Scale Builder Kit | CompetitionX

If you’ve been looking at building a project crawler, take a look at HPI’s Venture SBK. The SBK stands for Scale Builder’s Kit; basically the Venture RTR minus the electronics, wheels, tires and body. This …

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