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Traxxas TRX-4 1:10 Scale and Trail Truck

Traxxas TRX-4 1:10 Scale Trail Truck

Rumors and pictures have been circulating the internet regarding the new Traxxas scale trail truck – we posted these early sneak peek pix back in February (Traxxas Trail Truck Leaked Photos). Well, it seems this truck is getting really close to actually being ready for release! Traxxas calls it the TRX-4, a 1:10 scale trail truck that looks absolutely amazing! …

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RC4WD Mid-April 2017 Releases – 10 Great New Scale Products

RC4WD Mid-April 2017 Releases - 10 Great New Scale Products

RC4WD has announced 10 new great scale products through their mid-April 2017 press release. Let’s take a quick look at each of these: RC4WD Tough Armor Winch Bumper with Stinger The first item up is a heavy duty steel front bumper from Tough Armor. It is CNC-machined with the stinger bar hand welded for a perfect fit. Features include welded …

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Tamiya M-07 Concept M-Chassis

Tamiya M-07 Concept M-Chassis

Heads up M-class racers … Tamiya is reporting a brand new, ground up mini in the near future! This new chassis, slated the M-07 Concept, was designed by the same engineer that sketched up the TA-07 Pro and will take some styling cues straight from that TC. It’s rumored to be a major change in both looks and performance – …

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RC4WD Plastic D44 Complete Front and Rear Axles

RC4WD Plastic D44 Complete Front and Rear Axles

Do you love RC4WD’s D44 complete metal axles but not fond of the extra weight? Well now you can get them with lightweight, injection-molded cases! That’s right – RC4WD now sells their super popular front and rear complete D44 axles wrapped in injection molded plastic, retaining the strong, scale look while saving quite a bit of weight; 2.25oz on the …

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Review: Tekno RC EB48.4 1:8 Scale E-Buggy

Review: Tekno RC EB48.4 1:8 Scale E-Buggy

Low Flying Fighter Jet Coming in Hot! The EB48.4 is Tekno RC’s next gen 1:8 buggy that sports many refinements over its predecessor. They’ve touched on many different areas to improve speed and performance, looking at everything from the chassis design to the killer-looking fighter jet-inspired body. Even though the .3 was a pretty fantastic buggy, efficiency played a major …

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Pro-Line Racing Badlands MX43 Pro-Loc All Terrain Tires for the Traxxas X-MAXX

Pro-Line Racing Badlands MX43 Pro-Loc All Terrain Tires

Pro-Line’s super-popular Badlands MX43 are now available for your Traxxas X-MAXX! These tires feature a serious, dirt-flinging motocross tread to help destroy any terrain your X-MAXX has set out to conquer. They are molded in an ultra durable compound to hold up to the X-MAXX’s 8S power system and feature Pro-Line’s proprietary Pro-Loc system to make sure they stay securely …

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Serpent F110-SF3 F1 Car

Serpent F110-SF3 F1 Car

Serpent has released their newest Formula 1 car, the F110-SF3. The F110-SF3 has some pretty major advancements, the most major being a narrow 2.5mm aluminum chassis. Hanging off both sides are carbon fiber ‘wings’; extensions to the chassis to allow more room for electronics. There are also mounting holes on the wings for adding additional weight. Another change is the …

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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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RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Trail Truck Build

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Trail Truck Build

I’ve always been a fan of RC4WD’s Trail Finder 2 truck; the scale realism, aftermarket support and, of course, the bad-ass Toyota body. When the LWB (Long WheelBase) version hit our shores, I knew it was time to add one to my collection; I’ve never had a hard body vehicle before and, well, this one is simply gorgeous! I also …

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