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Team Associated Nomad DB8 1:8 Scale RTR Desert Buggy

Team Associated Nomad DB8 1:8 Scale RTR Desert Buggy

Team Associated’s new Nomad DB8 is a very cool looking 1:8 scale Desert Buggy (DB8, get it?) based on AE’s proven 1:8 scale racing buggy platform. Being a RTR, it comes pre-assembled and loaded with top-end electronics including a Reedy brushless ESC/motor system and XP radio gear and servo. A full cage surrounds the chassis and has external body panels …

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Traxxas TRX4 Scale and Trail Crawler Unboxing

Traxxas TRX4 Scale Trail Crawler Unboxing

The long-awaited scale and trail crawler is here – we unbox Traxxas’ TRX4 Scale and Trail Crawler! This is a pretty exciting product for Traxxas, and we’re pretty stoked to get one of these so early in the release to unbox, play with and review. Here’s the unboxing video – enjoy! Traxxas TRX4 Scale and Trail Crawler: http://traxxas.com/products/landing/trx-4/ For more …

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Review: Progressive RC 406DUO iCharger

Review: Progressive RC 406DUO iCharger

Pushing Your Packs to the Limit In the RC racing world, battery charging has become a science that can mean the difference between going fast and just going. The vast majority of chargers have a charge rate capped around the 12A mark, an area deemed safe for most applications. As battery technology progresses, however, so should the chargers, like the …

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Redcat Racing 1:6 Shredder Brushless Truck

Redcat Racing 1:6 Shredder Brushless Truck

Redcat Racing is reviving the Shredder, a 1:6 scale truck that features a heft brushless system to power it around! This new version sports larger tires and shocks than the original version, and now comes equipped with an EZRUN-80A Brushless system. The ESC appears to be a Hobbywing unit which, according to the HW site, states that their 80A ESC …

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RC4WD Mid-June Product Release – 3 New Scale Items

RC4WD Mid-June Product Release - 3 New Scale Items

They team over at RC4WD has 3 great new scale products out for their mid-June release; a pair of custom wheels and a big ol’ boat trailer! RC4WD BigDog 1/10 Triple Axle Scale Boat Trailer The first item up is the BigDog 1:10 Triple Axle Boat Trailer. This trailer is completely hand made and features a leaf-spring suspension, working lift …

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RC4WD Gelande II RTR with Defender D90 Body Set

RC4WD Gelande II RTR with Defender D90 Body Set

The Defender D90 body is quite popular in the scale category, so much so that RC4WD is now offering their fabulous Gelande II RTR with it! This new RTR is chock full of fantastic features, things like cast metal axles with locked diffs, realistic ladder frame chassis with centrally-mounted 4×4 transfer case, 3-link front and 4-link rear suspensions, oil-filled dampers …

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Project: Team Associated Rival Monster Jam Build

Project: Team Associated Rival Monster Jam Build

The Rival Enters The Monster Jam Arena! As we all know, monster trucks are big, burly behemoths with king-sized tires, flashy bodies and ridiculous power plants. Up until this point, monster trucks have been separated into their own classes at many venues, running on the same off-road tracks as their smaller, off-road counterparts. While there is some enjoyment to this, …

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RPM ESC Cage for the Castle Creations Mamba X

RPM ESC Cage for the Castle Creations Mamba X

Transplanting a Castle Creations Mamba X ESC into your Traxxas rig will certainly be something alot of people will be doing, but unfortunately there isn’t a real secure way to do so. Thankfully we have RPM RC Products – they’ve just released a new molded cage that will keep your Mamba X secure not matter how ballistic your bashing session …

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RC4WD Late May Release – 4 Cool Scale Parts!

RC4WD Late May Release - 4 Cool Scale Parts!

RC4WD has snuck some great new products in on the last day of May, so don’t be alarmed since we’re showing them to you on June 1st! I’m sure RC4WD will have some more new goodies coming very soon! But for now, let’s take a look at the 4 new items they just released. RC4WD Dirty Stripes Vinyl Graphic Decal …

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Muchmore Racing LED Pro Pit Light

Muchmore Racing LED Pro Pit Light

Shine a bright light in your pit with Muchmore Racing’s new Pro LED Pit Light. This light is feature packed, including an aluminum frame, a high-sensitivity touch panel and multiple light temperatures (cold, warm and natural). It uses a low-energy design and an adjustable swing arm to get the light right where you need it. The light stand has a …

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