NEW- Pro-Line Racing: 1/10 1973 GMC Sierra 3500 Clear Body
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NEW- Pro-Line Racing: 1/10 1973 GMC Sierra 3500 Clear Body

  If you are looking for a scale look, then look no further. Pro-Line Racing has released some dually love. Fully Licensed and detailed after the 1973 GMC® Sierra™ 3500 Dually. Fits SCX10™ II & III (AXID9066 / AXI03014 / AXID9047 / AXID9059 Ascender® Element Enduro (ASC40105 / ASC40105C / ASC40104 / ASC40104C) Other 12.3″…

Monster Truck Wars
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Monster Truck Wars

RC solid axle monster trucks have been enjoying a nice revival over the last few years. As someone who’s personally been enjoying the segment since the release of the original Tamiya Clod Buster (I’m old), I love all of the new activity. What I also love is full-size monster trucks. If you do too, you…

Debate vs. Negativity in RC
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Debate vs. Negativity in RC

At RC Truck Stop, we write reviews, tech pieces, which include how-tos and projects, new product announcements and commentary articles. The last ones, the commentary articles, are basically opinion pieces or editorials. In my opinion (see what I did there?), any RC topic, as long as it’s interesting–as in relevant and important–and handled respectfully, is…

Ethics and RC — Clones, Bootlegs and Ripoffs
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Ethics and RC — Clones, Bootlegs and Ripoffs

We all understand that stealing is wrong. While plenty of people still do it, for the most part, we all can wrap our heads around concepts of rightful possession and wrongful left. These aren’t not hard concepts to comprehend. Yet, almost weekly, I see someone taking to Facebook to call out a thief. Most of…

How to: Take Better RC Photos with a Cellphone
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How to: Take Better RC Photos with a Cellphone

I am by no means the Ansel Adams of RC photography, but I have taken more than my fair share of photographs for RC magazines and websites. While working for RC magazines I tried to be a sponge around the true professional photographers. And, my wife also happens to be a professional photography. But, even…

Bump Ups
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Bump Ups

My goal every time I race–club race or big event–is to just make the A-main. Of course, I want to win, that’s always the ultimate goal, but I’m firmly in the ‘I rather finish last in the A than first in the B’ camp. Making the A-main is my success benchmark. Making the A-main means…

How to Go Faster
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How to Go Faster

If you’re into RC odds are you have the proverbial need for speed we all seem to have. Whether you race or bash, going fast is fun. And, unlike full-size, there aren’t the same consequences–no speeding tickets and usually no physical harm to people. Sure, you can hurt yourself or someone else, so caution should…

Claim Rules
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Claim Rules

Hobby shop owners and race directors want happy customers who keep coming back. And, racers who feel like they stand a chance at winning often keep coming back. In obvious contrast, racers who don’t feel like they’ll ever win eventually don’t come back. It isn’t a hobby shop owner’s or race director’s job to make…

STRC CNC Macined Brass Knuckles and C-Hubs for Element RC Enduro
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STRC CNC Macined Brass Knuckles and C-Hubs for Element RC Enduro

Lowering a crawling’s center of gravity is one of the best ways to improve its performance, and one of the easiest ways to get the weight low is to add brass components. If you own an Element RC Enduro you have hopefully seen the slew of hop-up parts being dished out by STRC (ST Racing…

ProTek RC Universal Radio Box Review
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ProTek RC Universal Radio Box Review

RC transmitters aren’t really all that durable. Sure, they’re not exactly fine crystal fragile, but they are electronic devices, and it doesn’t take a genius to know they can break pretty easily. But, even if having some no-frills RTR radios helped develop some less-than-careful habits, you’ll probably snap right out of it when you shell…