Truck of the Week: 3/17/2013 Traxxas 1/16 Slash

The words Traxxas and scaler don’t normally go together, but an innovative RCer from Austria by the name of Daniel Siegl thought outside the proverbial box and created a cool custom creation that does indeed bring rock crawling style scale to a Traxxas truck. Daniel started with a 1/16-scale Slash and stretched it using Hot…

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Truck of the Week: 3/10/2013 Losi LST2 Electric Conversion

Shane Johnson must love big things with big power because his RC truck is a beast. Shane took a nitro-powered Losi LST2 and converted it to electric power. A Tekin RX8 1/8-scale speed control is paired with a Castle Creations CC BEC. Links Losi Castle Creations Team Tekin

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Truck of the Week: 3/3/2013 Axial SCX10

Stephen Jenkins of Friendswood, TX has outfitted his Axial SCX10 with a New Bright hard plastic pirated off a toy-grade RC. In addition to the sharp looking body, he added a nice collection of RC4WD accessories:  Dual Spring scale shocks, Bulldog 9300XT winch, Interco Super Swamper 1.9 TSL/Bogger tires and OEM Steel 1.9 Stock Beadlock Black…

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Truck of the Week: 2/24/2013 Axial SCX10 Dingo

Justin White outfitted his Axial SCX10 Dingo with a Traxxas XL-5 speed control and Traxxas steering servo. He kept the motor stock. The body is canary yellow, so no one is going to miss Justin’s RC truck. To improve traction, the battery was moved up front. Justin also removed the foam inserts. While Justin has…

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Truck of the Week: 2/17/2013 Axial SCX10

This Axial SCX10 belongs to Jamey Armstrong. Its looks come from a Pro-Line 1992 Jeep Cherokee and the power is delivered via a 27-turn motor. Jamey uses custom cut RC4WD 1.9 Interco Super Swamper tires and he hand built the scale bumpers and accessories. We love the photos these and the off-road flex shot looks…

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Truck of the Week: 2/10/2013 Axial XR10

Brian Duke has outfitted his Axial XR10 2.2 rock crawler with Pro-Line tires, Vanquish rims, hardened gears and Novak Tara Claw 55-turn motors with a matching M2 Dig speed control. Brain supplemented his electronics with a Castle Creations CC BEC. Nice truck, Brian.   Links Axial Racing Castle Creations Novak Pro-Line Vanquish 

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Truck of the Week: 2/3/2013 Axial Ridgecrest

Like many of us, James Lindeland likes to mix things up and swaps bodies on his Axial Ridgecrest. James modified the chassis himself with a mix of Axial Scorpion parts. He cut the aluminum chassis of the AX10 Scorpion chassis and used the pieces to move the shocks in more of  upright  position. The electronics are stock, but…

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Truck of the Week: 1/27/2013 Traxxas Summit

This Traxxas Summit belongs to Brian Duke. He tell us that he got this truck used and states it was severely abused and never cared for properly. Brian performed a complete rebuild, fitted a freshly painted Pro-Line GMC Top Kick body and installed a Castle Creations Mamba 2350Kv brushless. Brian says the big truck is…

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Truck of the Week: 1/20/2013 Axial Wraith

This is Brenda Sumner’s Axial Wraith. Brenda, West Jordan, UT, got this truck as the RTR version, but has added upgrades–a lot of upgrades. The steering is CKRC’s standard link steering setup as are the steering knuckles. CKRC lower front shock mounts are also used. An Axial Exo light bar adds a bank of lights up top,…

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Truck of the Week: 1/13/2012 Axial SCX10

Mark Go from the Philippines states his truck is based on an Axial Honcho RTR. The wheelbase was shortened to fit a Tamiya FJ40 body. He states the suspension and drivetrain is essentially stock, but he has upgraded the electronics. The speed control is a RC4WD Outcry coupled with a RC4WD 45-turn motor. The tires are 1.9…

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Truck of the Week: 1/6/2013 Tamiya Clod Buster

This isn’t the first Tamiya Clod Buster owned by Jamie Tanner that we have featured at RC Truck Stop. Jamie’s red bodied and chassis-ed Clod Buster was our Truck of the Week on the week of July 29, 2012. You can see his other RC truck here. While his other truck had an aluminum chassis,…

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Truck of the Week: 12/30/2013 Axial SCX10

Louie Villalva from Riverside, CA has one sweet Axial SCX10 that he has topped off with Pro-Line’s popular Cherokee body. Louie is running dual Axial 27-turn motors controlled by a Traxxas EVX-2 speed control, MIP drive shafts and metal transmission gears. Louise says his RC truck climbs like a dream and still hauls. Links Axial…

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Truck of the Week: 12/23/2012 Axial SCX10

Carlo Tinsay from Bacolod City in the Philippines has some cool scale trucks and this is second one we’ve featured as a Truck of the Week. This SCX10 has an authentic Land Rover look thanks to the top that Carlo crafted himself. While a sound system was added, Carlo wanted the truck to have a…

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Truck of the Week: 12/16/2012 Schumacher Mi3

Rich Stanek from West Seneca, N.Y. is our kind of trucker. He thinks outside that box everyone is talking about. His RC drift machine is a truck–something on our wish list! Rich has been enjoying the RC hobby for over 20 years and states that this Schumacher Mi3-turned-drift truck would have to be one of…

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Truck of the Week: 12/9/2012 Axial Wraith

Thomas Vaillencourt sent us some photos of his Axial Wraith project that he built with a New Bright Jeep hard plastic body. His goal was to mount the body with as little modification to the original Wraith chassis as possible. He states that the only thing he had to modify was the lighting and the…

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