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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

Pro-Line Racing Big-Hit Saver Kit

Pro-Line Racing Big-Hit Saver Kit

Here’s an innovative product – Pro-Line’s Big-Hit Saver Kit for solid axle trucks! This kit uses an interesting servo saver setup consisting of an aluminum rod and a pair of springs to dampen the blow …

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Pro-Line Racing 1991 Toyota 4Runner Body

Pro-Line Racing 1991 Toyota 4Runner Body

We originally saw the 4Runner a couple weeks ago at the Pro-Line By The Fire event; it was nestled back in their booth between a bunch of other trucks. That was, of course, an exciting …

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Serpent ERYX 411 4.1 Touring Car

Serpent ERYX 4.1 Touring Car

Serpent’s ERYX 411 4.1 is the next iteration of the 411 line. It’s been designed to be an alternative version to the Project 4X TC, featuring a more ‘regular’ look and a more budget-friendly price …

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Win a Thrust UAV Riot 250R Pro!

Win a Thrust UAV Riot 250R Pro!

Want a chance to own your very own Thrust UAV Riot 250R Pro racing drone? Well, me too – so here’s how to do it! Just head over to Thrust UAV’s website and sign up …

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RPM Rear Bumper and Skid Plate for the Team Associated B6 / B6D

RPM Rear Bumper and Skid Plate for the Team Associated B6 / B6D

Just a couple days ago we told you about a pair of front bumpers for the Team Associated B6 / B6D. Well RPM RC Products isn’t done with that car yet; check out this great-looking …

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Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone

Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone

While known mostly for the wide range of surface vehicles, Redcat Racing has just announced a 210-size race drone will be added to their lineup. The Carbon is a RTF machine that features a complete …

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RISE HouseRacer FPV Race Gate Kit Unboxing

RISE HouseRacer FPV Race Gate Kit Unboxing

Indoor flying is fun, but making a course can be kind of boring if you’re limited to table legs and doorways. That’s where RISE’s HouseRacer FPV Race Gate Kit comes into play. This kit comes …

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Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build

Team Associated Factory Team F6 Online Build

I love all kinds of motorsports, but Formula 1 is probably my favorite. The cars are wicked fast, look amazingly sleek and can corner faster than anything else out there. I guess that’s why I …

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Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build – Part 1 – Center Shock and Damper Tubes

Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build - Part 1 - Center Shock and Damper Tubes

The Build – Part 1 Team Associated’s F6 is very similar to a now-age pan car; it uses a single center shock and a pair of side dampers to control movement. A pair of side …

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Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build – Part 7 – Electronics

Team Associated Factory Team F6 Formula 1 Build - Part 7 - Electronics

The Build – Part 7 In this, the final step of the Team Associated Factory Team F6 build, we will be installing the rest of the electronics. We’ll be using a Reedy Blackbox 510R Competition …

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