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RC Essential Items

Warn, the full-size winch company, says “Go Prepared.” The Boy Scouts say “Be Prepared.” Ben Franklin said “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” See where I am going with this? Whether you race, crawl or bash, you should be prepared. Now, you could bring a complete set of tools and two of…

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RPM ESC Cage For Traxxas VXL

There is some saying about necessity being the mother of invention. You’ve probably heard it. Anyway, there’s a reason why these sayings come to be. RPM became aware via  customer named Ryan K. that Traxxas’ VXL-3S speed control was prone to breaking where it mounts to the chassis. The fix is their new two-piece cage…

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Pro-Line Start the New Year Right Contest
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Pro-Line Start the New Year Right Contest

It’s 2014 and Pro-Line Racing and RC Truck Stop want you to have a great year and get it off to an awesome start. Pro-Line Racing has generously offered up this great prize for us to give away–hopefully to YOU! This contest will have you and your RC car looking great, and it’s free to…

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You Should Pay To Practice
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You Should Pay To Practice

The full title of this Commentary article could easily be “You Should Pay To Practice And Pay Twice As Much For Racing But I Have An Idea To Get All The Track Time You Want For Free” . . . but that is way too long. Before I start getting you all bent out of…

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10 Awesome RC Investments That Are Worth Every Penny

1. AIR COMPRESSOR Cleaning RC cars isn’t fun, so who wouldn’t love a tool that makes a tiresome and messy job substantially easier and faster? Air compressors can be expensive, but they can be had on the cheap (comparably) at discount tool stores such as Harbor Freight. The good news here is that the cheap ones…

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RC Truck Stop Two Year Anniversary
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RC Truck Stop Two Year Anniversary

Today, December 2nd, is RC Truck Stop’s official two year anniversary. Two years! It’s not the biggest milestone. We readily admit that two years is hardly cause for a parade, but while it may sound cliche, these two years have rather strikingly both flown by and felt like so much more than just two years….

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Traxxas EZ-Peak 5 Amp NiMH-NiCd-USB Charger Review

Traxxas has always been about Ready-To-Run (they even invented the term), and one of the best ways to get any RTR kicking up dirt or pounding pavment is by purchasing an efficient,  high quality and inexpensive peak charger. Unsurprisinly, Traxxas has delivered the goods–a charger that is all about you getting the best bang for your buck. The EZ-Peak 5amp charger…

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Nice T-shirt! Did You Buy It Online?

Usually I have some pretty long rants, I mean, Commentary articles. This one, I’m thinking, is going to be short and sweet. Let’s see how it goes. The subject of certain T-shirts being worn at the track has bothered me for a long time. What T-shirts? Is someone wearing something offensive? Not really. At least…

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New RC Truck Stop Classifieds
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New RC Truck Stop Classifieds

Classifieds are here! You asked and you received. Okay, so you asked and have been asking for well over a year, but we finally found the right way to host a buy/sell/trade section at RC Truck Stop. We have been wanting to do it, we just wanted to do it right. We made are classifieds…

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LRP to Open LRP America

This may be the least surprising breakup in the history of breakups. It has been announced that Team Associated will no longer distribute (selling and servicing) LRP products in North America as it has for the past 18 years. Team Associated–owned by Thunder Tiger of Taiwan since 2005–and LRP of Germany have earned numerous IFMAR World…

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Hitec X1-200 Touch Charger

Wow. Hitec is keeping busy. Their latest release is another touchscreen charger. This one, the X1-200, sounds like a spy plane or maybe a sports car from Jaguar, but it’s really a well-equipped DC charger than can charge up to a 12 amp rate. Of course, it can charge all the common cell chemistries and…

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LaTrax Rally — Powered by Traxxas
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LaTrax Rally — Powered by Traxxas

On June 25, RC Truck Stop was the first to break the news that Traxxas was relaunching the LaTrax brand from the ’70s and early ’80s. LaTrax is a more entry-level brand that will offer lower price points, simpler operation and features than typical Traxxas models. That said, the LaTrax brand is fully supported by…

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Pro-Line Racing Rockin’ Into Summer Giveaway

Summer is upon us and it’s about to get hot around here. Pro-Line Racing has just the items needed to turn up the heat on your rock crawler–and they’re free! This contest is free to enter and loaded with cool items. The latest Pro-Line giveaway includes: Ford F-250 Super Duty Cab Clear Body Interco TSL…

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Hitec HSB-93XX Series Servos

Hitec is one of the best known and most trusted names in servos. We’ve used many of Hitec servos and have had especially satisfying results with the titanium gears. One of their latest lines is the HSB-93XX Series that have Neu Castle brushless motors and titanium gears. So far, there are three models–high speed, multipurpose…

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RC-Recycler.com Featured Product

RC-Rcycler.com’s current Featured Product is a set of Axial Racing AR60 OCP front and rear axles. These are great replacements or use on a custom project. Learn more about the Featured Product here.   Special Advertising Section

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