Wednesday , 21 August 2019

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

Tekno EB410 4WD Buggy Build

Tekno EB410 4WD Buggy Build

Tekno RC pretty much shocked the world when they released info about a 1:10 scale buggy coming to market. They’ve had some great success in the 1:8 scale scene, so it only seems fitting that …

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PROTOforms’s Two New TC Bodies – MS7 and Type-S

ProtoFORMs Two New TC Bodies - MS7 and Type-S

PROTOform has released 2 new 190mm TC bodies – the Type-S and MS7. The Type-S is designed for instances where grip extreme grip is required. It features a sloped nose and aero ridges on the …

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Arrma Fazon and Granite Voltage Mega SRS RTRs

Arrma Fazon and Granite Voltage Mega SRS RTRs

Two new rides have just been released into the Arrma stable – the Fazon and Granite VOLTAGE Mega SRS RTRs. The Fazon is a 2WD stadium truck that comes ready to run right out of …

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JConcepts 1966 Chevy II Nova Body

JConcepts 1966 Chevy II Nova Body

So yeah – the new Chevy II Nova body from JConcepts has got to be one of the coolest bodies to be produced in a LONG time! Designed to fit the Traxxas Slash/Bandit, this body …

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HPI Venture Toyota FJ Cruiser Unboxing

HPI Venture Toyota FJ Cruiser Unboxing

It’s here – it’s real, and it’s REALLY cool! Check out our unboxing video of the long-awaited HPI Venture Toyota FJ Cruiser! Our first run video will be up tomorrow morning – keep an eye …

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Three New Releases from Tamiya – King Yellow 6×6, Neo Scorcher and F104 Pro II

Three New Releases from Tamiya - King Yellow 6x6, Neo Scorcher and F104 Pro II

The All Japan Model and Hobby Show will be taking place this weekend and we’ve heard from a little birdy that Tamiya will be showing off three new rides – the King Yellow 6×6, the …

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Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build

Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build

When the news came out that Team Associated was drumming up a new 4-wheeler, there was quite a stir as to what and how different it might be from the B44 series. I actually loved …

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Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build – Part 12 – Body, Wheels and Tires

Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build - Part 12 - Body, Wheels and Tires

The Build – Part 12 The Team Associated B64 Club Racer comes with a wing and body, however it doesn’t come with wheels or tires. I’m actually ok with that since I would like to …

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Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build – Part 11 – Electronics

Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build - Part 11 - Electronics

The Build – Part 11 There is plenty of room on the Team Associated B64 Club Racer chassis for electronics, especially the ones included with the kit. We have the Reedy 600Z ESC, Sonic 13.5T …

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Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build – Part 10 – Shocks

Team Associated B64 Club Racer Build - Part 10 - Shocks

The Build – Part 10 Large, V2 12mm Big Bore threaded aluminum shocks are included with the Team Associated B64 Club Racer. These shocks feature 3mm shafts and super smooth X-rings for excellent rough-terraing handling. …

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