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NEW – Futaba CPS-1 Channel Power Switch

NEW – Futaba CPS-1 Channel Power Switch

LED lights have always added an exciting scale realism to any RC vehicle. The CPS-1 Channel Power Switch from Futaba  takes the excitement to another level by letting you turn them on and off from your transmitter. Sounds pretty sweet right? Simply plug it into a vacant receiver channel and assign it to a switch. […]

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Pro-Line Hyrax 2.2″ G8 Rock Terrain Truck Tires

Pro-Line Hyrax 2.2″ G8 Rock Terrain Truck Tires

There’s an old axiom that states tires are the most important part of setup. Whether you race or rock crawl, this statement is profoundly true, and it’s just as true if your rig is tasked to do both–as in rock racing. To fill the unique demands of rock racing, Pro-Line has a new tire, just […]

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Axial Racing SMT10 Grave Digger Monster Jam Truck RTR

Axial Racing SMT10 Grave Digger Monster Jam Truck RTR

What?! Is it too early to say we love it? I mean we’re suckers for monster trucks and we’re suckers for scale, so this truck had us at hello. We’re willing to bet you are there too. The SMT stands for Scale Monster Truck and the 10 means 1/10 scale. We love it. We already […]

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Axial SCX10 II Kit

Axial SCX10 II Kit

The SCX10 has enjoyed a long run as the most popular scaler. And, for most of its life, it has been only child in the scaler world. When someone bought a scaler, they bought a SCX10. Eventually, competition (both internal and external) came to be, but overall it’s fairly safe to guess Axial has sold as […]

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Vintage Tamiya Blackfoot Returns for 2016 Re-release

Vintage Tamiya Blackfoot Returns for 2016 Re-release

The Blackfoot is an ionic nameplate in Tamiya history. Right up there with the Bruiser and others like the Midnight Pumpkin and Lunchbox. They all come from the same generation. This was the start for many kids and adults in the 80’s. Owning one of these in a collection today meant you were able to […]

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The Hobby Hangout

The Hobby Hangout

While I’m lucky to have a backyard that’s ideal for rock crawling and, in the past, I have lived in towns with either RC clubs or hobby shops, for the most part, I currently travel to do RC–especially competitive RC. Sometimes I travel pretty far. For local racing, I’ll go 45 minutes to Waterbury, CT for […]

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Pro-Line Racing – Super-Bright LED Light Bars

Pro-Line Racing – Super-Bright LED Light Bars

These new light bars from Pro-line racing feature Super-Bright WHITE LED’s captured in a durable Nylon type housing. They come in 3 different sizes. 6″ curved along with 4″ & 2″ straight. Designed to run off 2S or 3S Lipo Power. They can also plug directly into the radio’s receiver port, making this upgrade easy […]

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STRC Limited Edition Traxxas Slash Option Parts

STRC Limited Edition Traxxas Slash Option Parts

Looking for that special look for your slash? STRC has some great looking limited edition black anodized alloy parts for the slash 2wd & 4wd models. These new CNC Machined aluminum parts including:  skid plates, steering bell cranks, hub carriers, A-arms and motor mounts are all what one might need to add that finishing touch […]

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STRC CNC Aluminum 5.5mm/7.0mm Nut Drivers & 17mm Wrench

STRC CNC Aluminum 5.5mm/7.0mm Nut Drivers & 17mm Wrench

If you have been around any RC toolbox for a while, and wrenched on some rigs, you know a thing or two about having the right tools. This is essential with building and repairing any job or task successfully. Bottom line, the wrong tools can get you frustrated and cause damage to the components your […]

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RubiComp 2.2 Beadlock Wheels – Gear Head RC

RubiComp 2.2 Beadlock Wheels – Gear Head RC

Gear Head RC has expanded its 2.2 wheel line yet again with the new stylish RubiComp 2.2 Beadlock Wheel. Made from CNC machined 6061-T6 aluminum. The wheels which are nicely complemented with black anodized aluminum beadlock rings and silver hardware. These new wheels add style and attitude with great scale authenticity to any 2.2 rock […]

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Pro-Line Racing Brawler Clod Buster Wheels

Pro-Line Racing Brawler Clod Buster Wheels

You’ve heard of the economics theory of supply and demand. It’s easy to see how it works, but sometimes there are baffling instances of no supply despite a clear demand. Such is the case with Clod Buster wheel choices. Over the years, there just haven’t been that many affordable wheel choices for Clod or solid […]

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HPI Venture FJ Scale Rock Rocker

HPI Venture FJ Scale Rock Rocker

Looks like there’s going to be a new crawler at the party. HPI Racing has posted a video of an upcoming release called the Venture FJ. There hasn’t been an official press release yet, so all that we know (or anyone knows) is what we can see on the video and what HPI has told […]

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Tamiya Monster Beetle Re-release

Tamiya Monster Beetle Re-release

  This is going to thrill the old school crowd. The Monster Beetle was a huge hit for Tamiya in the golden age of RC during the 1980’s. It was part of the Frog and Blackfoot family, and like many of Tamiya’s models from that time period, the Monster Beetle was practically a household name. […]

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Axial Racing NuKizer 715

Axial Racing NuKizer 715

Auto enthusiasts know and love concept cars. And, it could be argued that when it comes to concept cars, lately, no one has been consistently doing it better than Jeep. A great example of this is the NuKizer 715, which is all about being big, bold and retro, whereas most concept cars lean towards being […]

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Integy Realistic Scale Scissor Jack

Integy Realistic Scale Scissor Jack

What they call it may be a little redundant with “realistic” and “scale” in the name and it might be a bit pricy at $46, but there is no denying this is cool. Plus as far as the cost goes, the jacks are sold as a pair, so you could split the cost with a […]

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