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″…

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…

Axial SMT10 Monstrer Truck Raw Builder’s Kit
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Axial SMT10 Monstrer Truck Raw Builder’s Kit

The RC community is a tough crowd. A few days ago Axial started teasing the re-release of the SMT10. What was coming out was technically a secret, but it was pretty obvious an Axial monster truck was happening. Most were happy to just have the Grave Digger version back, but of course there were angry…

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…