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Review: Castle Creations Mamba X Sensored 1:10 Scale Brushless System

Review: Castle Creations Mamba X Sensored 1:10 Scale Brushless System

Castle’s Long-Awaited Sensored Power System is Here! I have a quick test for you; find someone that wants to build (or has built) an over-the-top speed project for the dirt or asphalt and ask them what brushless system they want to use. I guarantee that 99.9% of the time you’ll get the same answer – a Castle Creations system. Castle …

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Review: RISE Vusion House Racer FPV Indoor Drone

Review: RISE Vusion House Racer FPV Indoor Drone

Zippy Indoor FPV Racer For some parts of the country, winter season is indoor season, especially for surface RC. The same can be said for aerial RC unless, of course, you don’t mind possibly getting your drone wet from landing in the snow. Thankfully, being in SoCal has it’s advantages, allowing outside fun almost year-round, so there’s plenty of time …

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Review: Serpent SDX4 Competition 4WD Buggy

Review: Serpent SDX4 Competition 4WD Buggy

A Serpent Has Slithered Into Your Pit Space For years 4WD buggy racing has been the upper echelon of competition. Manufacturers struggle to keep ahead of the competition on a day to day basis. If it is new today, for sure it is old tomorrow – that is unless something evolutionary and unique appears from everything else on the market. …

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Review: RISE Vusion Extreme FPV Race Pack

Review: RISE Vusion Extreme FPV Race Pack

FPV Race Drone for the Beginner I won’t lie when I say that I’ve been eagerly eyeballing the fast-growing Drone market. I’ve raced some fast cars but taking my skills to the air, well, my biggest fear with jumping into drones is my shear lack of successful flights; I don’t want to spend time and money on a rad race …

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Review: Maclan Racing MMax Pro 160A ESC with MRR 13.5T Brushless Motor

Review: Mclan MaxPro 160A ESC with MRR 13.5T Brushless Motor

As the envelope gets pushed farther and farther to get the most from modern electronics, doors open that were not there months before. Striving to be the next big thing in this hobby is no easy feat, but Maclan Racing has stepped up, excepted the challenge, and pushed itself right to the front of the pack. Read on to see …

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Review: Traxxas 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

Review: Traxxas 2017 Ford Raptor Replica

Replicating a 450HP Monster in 1:10 Scale My wife and I have this long standing joke about what we would buy should we ever win the lottery. Her list isn’t all that long; a nice house with a large, kick-ass kitchen and a nice car to drive – she really digs the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring. I’ve got similar tastes; …

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Review: Tamiya Limited Edition Porsche Turbo RSR Type 934

Review: Tamiya Limited Edition Porsche Turbo RSR Type 934

Taking it to the Streets – J√§germeister-Style! Back in 1976, Tamiya released their first RC model kit – the Vaillant Porsche 934. This kit was a huge success and vaulted Tamiya to the top rung of the ladder for super-scale, realistic RC models. I distinctly remember seeing this kit at the hobby shop and asking my dad for it for …

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Review: Vision Racing Products 1:10 Ultra Shock Stand

Review: Vision Racing Products Ultra Offroad Shock Stand

Simple Design, High-Tech Look! One of the things I like most about RC is building the cars. I love the technical aspect of it, the hands-on work it takes and the progression to the final product. That being said, I have to admit that I’m not a fan when it comes to assembling the shocks; I’m not sure what it …

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Review: Tekno RC MT410 1:10 Pro E-Monster Truck

Review: Tekno RC MT410 1:10 Pro E-Monster Truck

Words and Photos: Minsoo Kim, CompetitionX Contributor The MT410 – Build Your Own Monster What would you say if I told you I found a RC car that could do it all – bash, backflips, wheelies, attacks big jumps, has excellent track performance and capable of some serious speed? Well, Tekno RC does it all with their amazingly versatile MT410 …

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Review: ProTek RC Foldable Aluminum LED Pit Light

Review: ProTek RC Foldable LED Pit Light

The Perfect LED Solution to Any Pit Space If you’re an indoor racer, I’m sure you can agree that not all pit spaces are equal when it comes to light. Sometimes you’re lucky and secure a spot under a high-hanging fluorescent, but is that really enough? If your eyes are whacked out like mine it’s not and having a separate …

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