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CKRC Crawlers Suicide Switch Axial Wraith Steering Kit Review

Steering is one of the most critical functions of an RC truck. Race trucks need to track straight, turn with precision and react quickly. Rock crawlers, on the other hand, need a durable setup that offers up lots of steering throw (the more the better). CKRC has an interesting system for the Axial Wraith called…

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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…

Helios RC Nicklite 6″ LED Light Bar Review
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Helios RC Nicklite 6″ LED Light Bar Review

Lights are an extremely popular scale accessory, so I jumped at the chance to add a set from the guys over at Helios RC. I went with an inexpensive 6″ LED light bar for my Axial SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon. I have seen tons of LED options on the web–everything from homemade to extravagant…

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Axial Jeep Wrangler Wraith Poison Spyder Review

FAST FACTS Price: $400 Top Speed: 12 mph Hot > Great scale realism and patterned after the full-size Poison Spyder racer > 2.4 GHz radio system and metal-gear servo > Wide AR60 axles > Versatile design–slow on rocks or fast on dirt  Not > Battery connector access is a little tricky to change packs >…

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Tamiya Mud Blaster II Review

It’s hard to imagine this hobby without Tamiya–and thankfully we don’t have to. The Japanese manufacturer is one of the oldest and most iconic companies in RC. Tamiya has made a huge impact on the hobby with releases such as the Grasshopper, Hornet, Blackfoot, Clod Buster, Bruiser, etc., etc., etc. Even with a few racing world championships…