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LaTrax Rally Review

LaTrax Rally Review When the LaTrax 1/18 Rally was announced by Traxxas, it caught everyone by surprise. Traxxas was about due for a new vehicle, but this was not what we were expecting. So is it what people want? Will it keep the hungry Traxxas fans satisfied? It’s not the direction we were expecting, but is the right direction? Keep Reading [...]

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Futaba 4PLS Review

Review – Futaba 4PLS (4PL Super) S-FHSS Tele…

THE Futaba 4PLS (4PL Super) S-FHSS Telemetry Radio Review The venerable Futaba 4PL was perhaps the best radio system ever made for the bashing market. Well it’s deceased now, replaced by a newer model, the 4PLS (Super). Does the 4PLS live up to the high expectations? Being Futaba’s first surface radio with telemetry, did they get it right? Can it take [...]

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RC Rally Car Shootout – Ready for Reading!

Finally!! Our RC Rally Car Shootout is finished and ready for you to check out! So many companies released a rally vehicle in such a sort time frame, it seemed like this was a shootout we HAD to do! It took a while, and there was a TON of testing and review work done to get the winner! Who am [...]

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ProTek 7.4v 2S 100C 7000 mah Lipo Battery

Review – ProTek 7.4v 2S 100C 7000 mah Lipo Battery

THE ProTek 7.4v 2S 100C 7000 mah Lipo Battery Review A few weeks ago we tested the ProTek 2S 5600 Lipo pack, today we are taking a look at its big, bad brother, the 2S 100C 7000. The ProTek 7000 comes in a sleek ROAR legal hard case, and comes with a premium price tag. Is it worth the cash? Is [...]

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Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL Brushless Helicopter Review

Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL Brushless Helicopter Review When we saw the original press release for the Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL, we were sort of blown away by what they were claiming, and what you could get for the price. When it comes to heli’s, we haven’t really done much in the way of reviews except for some ‘dual blade’ stuff, [...]

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Big Squid RC Bash And Swap Meet – August 3rd 2013!

That’s right, the official Big Squid RC Bash date has been announced, and this year we are going to entertain a Swap Meet as well! Have a bunch of RC stuff collecting dust in your garage or closet? Why not bring it with, set up a table and put a price tag on it! Maybe someone will trade that old [...]

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Pro-Line Rat Rod Package Contest!

Aww yea! It’s time for your chance to win one of the coolest bodies recently released, the Pro-Line Rat Rod! Everyone has been talking about this one since it was released, and now it’s time to take one home. You also get Pro-Line rims, and wheels to complete your conversion as well as a Pro-Line T-shirt and hat! So how [...]

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ProTek RC Universal Radio Case Review

Review – ProTek RC Universal Radio Case

THE ProTek RC Universal Radio Case Review You’ve spent a lot of money on your transmitter, spending a little more to make sure it’s protected is a good idea. The crew over at A Main Hobbies have a new universal transmitter hard case for your uber radio. You buy the case then select the proper insert that is specifically cut out for [...]

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Duratrax Nissan GT-R Review

Review – Duratrax Nissan GT-R Nitro RTR Review

THE Duratrax Nissan GT-R Nitro RTR Review It is no secret I hate nitro, so I found it quite “interesting” that Brian would drop a nitro car on my desk for review (then he RAN out of my office). The new Duratrax Nissan GT-R has all the makings of a success, it has a big engine, a 2 speed tranny, and [...]

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TrakPower MS Series 8.5 Turn Racing Brushless Power System

Review- TrakPower MS Series 8.5 Turn Brushless Rac…

THE TrakPower MS Series 8.5 Turn Brushless Racing System Review We reviewed the TrakPower 10.5 MS Series system a few weeks and found out it was indeed a high quality product. Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the 8.5 turn version. Is it a lot faster than the 10.5? Is it the best sensored system money can buy? Hit [...]

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Vaterra Kemora 4wd Brushless Rally Car Review

Vaterra Kemora 14th Scale 4wd Brushless Rally Car …

THE Vaterra Kemora 14th Scale 4wd Brushless Rally Car Review Vaterra made quite an impression when they introduced their entirely new line-up of vehicles at Nuremberg a couple of weeks ago. People went gaga over their uber scale looks and impressive specs. For our first Vaterra review we’ve been thrashing the heck out of the Kemora, a 14th scale rally car. [...]

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2.4GHz Transmitter Shootout Two

Our readers asked for it, and we finally finished it! Our second 2.4GHz Transmitter Shootout is ready for your viewing pleasure! We’d like to thank the following companies for the radios that participated this time around. These are links directly to the products we tested. We appreciate all their support very much. If there is anything we didn’t cover in the [...]

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Axial SCX10 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon R…

Axial has really been cranking out the quality scale stuff lately. If you are into the crawler scene, or looking to make the jump, Axial is the name you need to know. So how does their new SCX10 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon hold up with their high standards? Does it leave the competition stuck on a trail waiting for a [...]

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Vaterra RC- Horizon’s New Adventure Driven Line-up

The all new product line-up from Horizon Hobby is called Vaterra RC. Vaterra is said to be Adventure Driven and their initial product line-up includes 4 electric off-road vehicles and 3 on-road machines. Vaterra is- “It is a shared passion for motorsports and radio control. Extreme performance and extreme places. Cars and trucks that look and drive just like the [...]

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HPI Racing Ken Block WR8 FLUX Review

HPI Racing Ken Block WR8 FLUX Review The rc rally scene seemed to show up out of no where and explode with several companies all releases rally vehicles at the same time. The HPI Racing Ken Block WR8 FLUX was an attention grabber from the moment it was announced. The KB license was new to HPI and a surprise to many, [...]

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