Monday , 14 October 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

Element RC Enduro Trail Truck Build – Part 2 – Chassis | CompetitionX

Element RC Enduro Trail Truck Build - Part 2 - Chassis | CompetitionX

Like almost every other trail truck on the market, the Enduro is built on a dual ladder-frame chassis. Multiple cross-braces ties the two sides together to form a strong platform for the rest of the …

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Element RC Enduro Trail Truck Build – Part 1 – Pre-Build | CompetitionX

Element RC Enduro Trail Truck Build - Part 1 - Pre-Build | CompetitionX

If you’re like me, you’re ready to dive head-first into the build of the Element RC Enduro Builder’s Kit. If you’re REALLY like me, you’ll probably just want to tear into Bag 1 and just …

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Tamiya Sale – TRF419X, TRF419XR and TRF419XR Conversion Kits | CompetitionX

Tamiya Sale - TRF419X, TRF419XR and TRF419XR Conversion Kits | CompetitionX

Tamiya’s line of touring cars are among the best on the market. I say this mainly because I built my TRF419XR right out the box and it was amazing! No tweaking, no extra parts or …

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RPM Front A-Arms for the Losi Rock Rey | CompetitionX

RPM Front A-Arms for the Losi Rock Rey | CompetitionX

RPM RC Products are all about durability – these new front suspension arms for the Losi Rock Rey are a perfect example of that. Molded using their engineering-grade blend of plastics, the new arms are …

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New ProLine Paint Colors | CompetitionX

New ProLine Paint Colors | CompetitionX

If you’re a painter, you’ll be happy to hear that ProLine has added 5 new colors to their paint lineup. These paints have become quite popular, both to their ease of use and being readily …

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Factory Team Enduro Senduro Option Parts | CompetitionX

Element RC Aluminum Fairleads | CompetitionX

Element RC is offering up some Factory Team option parts for their Enduro Senduro trail truck. The first of these are optional aluminum fairleads. These parts replace the plastic part that the winch line runs …

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Pit Bull 1.9 Scale RC Temco NDT Military Tire | CompetitionX

Pit Bull 1.9 Scale RC Temco NDT Military Tire | CompetitionX

Pit Bull RC has released a very cool set of military-based tires for your next scale build. They are 1.9 tires, measuring 3.45x.985 and are modeled after the 1:1 Military Temco NDT (non-directional tread). These …

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Tamiya Honda NSX-GT Body Set | CompetitionX

Tamiya Honda NSX-GT Body Set | CompetitionX

One of the most popular (and competitive) bodies on the Tamiya Championship Series (TCS) circuit is making a return – the 2005 Honda NSX-GT. This returning body is a lightweight version, being pulled from .8mm …

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Tamiya Monster Beetle 2015 Black Edition | CompetitionX

Tamiya Monster Beetle 2015 Black Edition | CompetitionX

Remember the Tamiya Monster Beetle? We do, and we’re happy to see this cool ride return. This time, however, it’s being updated as the Black Edition. This new Beetle sports the beautiful Vdub hard body …

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Tamiya TRF Trolley Pit Bag | CompetitionX

Tamiya TRF Trolley Pit Bag | CompetitionX

Hauling your gear to and from the track can be tedious with the wrong pit bag. Tamiya is solving that problem with their new TRF Trolley Pit Bag. My current bag is pretty large and, …

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