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Review: ProTek 1:10 and 1:8 Scale Shock Stand

Review: ProTek 1:10 and 1:8 Scale Shock Stand

The Right Tool for a Messy Job One thing I really don’t like to do when it comes to maintenance on my cars is rebuilding shocks. It’s messy, I typically get the used shock oil on everything and, well, it’s messy (yes I know I already said that). I do have to admit, though, that I don’t have a proper …

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Review: Tamiya Blackfoot 2016

Review: Tamiya Blackfoot 2016

Making More Memories in 2016 Ok, a show of hands; how many people reading this owned an original Tamiya Blackfoot? I can imagine quite a few of you put your hands up; the Blackfoot is one of the most iconic vehicles ever produced. I had an original one back in 1990 – there’s a nice long story behind it, but …

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Review: ProTek Prodigy “TakeCharge” USB Charging Adapter

Review: ProTek Prodigy TakeCharge USB Charging Adapter

Never Worry About Charging Your USB Device Again! Today’s smartphones are so technologically advanced that it’s rare to see anyone with a professional-grade camera anymore taking pictures or video. The smartphone fits in your pocket, has tons of memory and the 8+ megapixel images are simply stunning. There’s even apps available that allow you to edit the images (or video) …

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Review: Team Associated RC10BD6 2WD Buggy

Review: Team Associated RC10BD6 2WD Buggy

This Buggy is Ready to Conquer! With all the high-bite racing surfaces popping up, Team Associated’s B5M has been at the forefront of some butt kicking at the local and National level all around the US. A lot of time and R&D has gone into that car with quite a few aftermarket upgrades appearing to make it handle better on …

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Review: Traxxas Rustler VXL RTR Courtney Force Edition

Review: Traxxas Rustler VXL RTR Courtney Force Edition

Rustling Some Feathers at 70+MPH! Traxxas is all about speed and they’ve outfitted their Rustler with some new options to highlight this fact. Take the body – it’s modeled after the Courtney Force Top Fuel Drag Racer, which is fast. They’ve included an uber-powerful Velineon VXL-3S electronics package to it, added 3S LiPo battery capability and tout it can hit …

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Review: Tamiya Team Hahn Racing MAN TGS

Review: Tamiya Team Hahn Racing MAN TGS

Bringing Big Rigs to the Big Time Some time ago, a racing company introduced a multi-piece big-rig body designed specifically for touring cars. They looked fantastic and sparked a racing class at my local track (as well as across the country), but the problem came down to the fact that it was only the body; if you wanted to run …

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Review: LRP Pulsar Pro Charger – Professional Battery Management

Review: LRP Pulsar Pro Charger - Professional Battery Management

Taking Advantage of the High Voltage Battery technology has changed leaps and bounds over the years; first there were the NiCds, then the NiMh packs and now LiPos. This advancement has taken the cells from weighty, low-power bricks to packs that are lightweight, have double the power and are only half the size! These ongoing modifications definitely keep charger manufacturers …

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Review: HoBao Hyper MT Sport Plus Monster Truck

Review: HoBao Hyper MT Sport Plus Monster Truck

It Should Be Called Hyper-ACTIVE MT! Being a racer, there are times when I just want to set aside all my competition Touring Cars, Short Course trucks and 2WD buggies and just grab a big, honkin’ RC rig to just play with. That feeling doesn’t come very often (I love the competition), but when it does I want to have …

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Review: Team Associated TC7 Touring Car

Review: Team Associated TC7 Touring Car

The A-Team’s 7-Series TC is Top Notch I’m a big touring car fan – I love the speed, the door-to-door racing and the precision driving it takes to make a pass with less than an inch to spare. I’m also a fan of the complexity involved and the fact that knowing how to tweak your ride to gain maximum performance …

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Review: Kraken RC VEKTA.5 Class 1500 Unlimited 1:5 Scale 4WD Buggy

Review: Kraken RC VEKTA.5 Class 1500 Unlimited 1:5 Scale 4WD Buggy

The Kraken Has Been Unleashed If you’re into large scale RCs, I’m sure you’ve heard about the upcoming release of Kraken RCs new VEKTA.5 4WD 1/5 scale buggy. This is a much anticipated vehicle modeled after 1:1 scale Class 1 desert buggys, complete with an independent front suspension, solid rear axle, mid-mounted 2-stroke gas engine and a realistic roll cage …

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