Hitec Lynx 4S Review
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Hitec Lynx 4S Review

The importance of the transmitter in radio control is pretty obvious. Without the radio, there is no control. These days, RTRs almost exclusively include 2.4 GHz systems, the need to upgrade your radio is arguably minimal–until you get a few models, start racing or get into any of the specialized segments such as rock crawling…

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Pro-Prepped Motors in Spec Racing

I recently wrote an article called 7 Ways to Cheat at MudBoss Racing. Little bit of a spoiler, but if you haven’t read it, the article isn’t really a how-to guide on cheating. It’s meant to expose some ways people may cheat at one of the most popular spec classes in RC and to remind…

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Traxxas EZ-Peak Dual Charger Review

When it comes to RC, I bash, crawl and race. Almost anything RC interests me. And, I’m not just a landlubber as I also love RC boats and planes. But, for some reason–and I know I’m not alone–I tend to see everything through a racing perspective. I’m not likely to win a world championship anytime…

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Traxxas Slash Dirt Oval MUDboss Conversion

These days, one of the most popular vehicles at the RC dirt oval track isn’t even a dirt oval car. It’s a short course truck. Specifically, it’s the Traxxas Slash. Not only is dirt oval racing with a Slash a thing, it’s a big thing. And, we really like the idea, so to get in…

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Dirt Oval Traxxas Bandit Project
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Dirt Oval Traxxas Bandit Project

While the perceived upper echelons of full-size dirt oval racing may be sprint cars or late models, a huge amount of grassroots racing is done by regular Joes wheeling Street Stocks. Not only is this class a common stepping stone for up-and-coming drivers as they pursue dreams of NASCAR, but it’s the Saturday night, under-the-lights…

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RPM Roof Skid Rails for Traxxas X-Maxx

As RPM points out a fast, big rig like the overpowered and oversized Traxxas X-Maxx is going to spend some time on its lid. Accidents happens, and with all that power and all that mass, it won’t take too many trips down the road upside down to eat right through the Lexan roof. RPM’s new…

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RC Race Day Bingo

Some crazy stuff goes down at the RC track on race day. Instead of just shaking your head at all of the¬†shenanigans, you can now have some fun with it and make it all part of the competition with RC Truck Stop’s version of RC Race Day Bingo. Below are three cards for you and…

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JConcepts Creep Body

There are a lot of ways to go with JConcepts new Creep body. It’s perfect for use on a crawler, but will also make an excellent mud truck shell. The body is made to drop on a 12.3 in. wheelbase chassis. The Creep is narrow and even features a dove-tailed rear section for improved clearance…

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Traxxas TRX-4 Sport Body with Camper (Cap)

Pretty straightforward release. Traxxas has a new version of the Sport body for the TRX-4, but this one has a cap, or as Traxxas is calling it, a camper. The Sport body is a generic pickup that with a little creativity can be made to resemble any number of late model designs. The new Traxxas…

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Traxxas Maxx Accessories

  Traxxas has always offered an excellent selection of hop-up parts for its vehicles and the new Maxx looks to be no different. At the recent SEMA Show, Traxxas unveiled a bunch of new Maxx parts. The aluminum parts included¬†caster blocks, steering blocks, and stub axle carriers that are all precision-machined and anodized red, green,…

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Pro-Line 2020 Jeep Gladiator Body

You had to know this was coming. Well, here it is. This Pro-Line version of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator body is a perfect fit for any 12.3 in. wheelbase scaler. It’s a Lexan one-piece body with all the details down from the new hood design that started with the JL to the Gladiator’s pickup rear…

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Pro-Line Street Fighter HP 3.8″ Street Belted Tires Mounted

Going fast. It’s why most of us are drawn to RC cars. Speed is fun, and specialized equipment such as LiPo batteries and brushless motors have it much easier to go fast–really fast. But, until recently, one part of the package wasn’t keeping up with the technology. If you’ve ever seen a big brushless truck…

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Arrma 1/5 Kraton 4X4 8S BLX Brushless Speed Monster Truck

  Brushless and LiPo technology have sure changed this hobby. When I got into this hobby, you were crossing your fingers for four minutes of runtime and world championships were won with cars that barely broke 20 mph. That was the best equipment available. These days you can stroll into a hobby store and get…

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JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body

The Samson car crusher, with its muscle-bound arms running along the fenders, is one of the most iconic vehicles in monster trucks. The unique creation is the work of chassis builder Dan Patrick, who is undeniably a legend in the sport of monster truck racing. The Sampson monster truck concept was created when Patrick was…

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RC Discharger Logo Contest

Are you the creative type? If so, try your hand at designing the new RC Discharger logo and you could win a free Resistor Bank for the iCharger DUO. Value of this prize is $179. RC Discharger states there are three steps to participate: Step1: Follow and like Facebook Page “RC Discharger” Step2: Share the…

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