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ECX Barrage Scale Crawler

ECX Barrage 1.9 RTR Scale Crawler

Getting ready to hit the extremely popular scale crawling scene is the ECX Barrage. The Barrage is a 1.9 sized crawler with a scale style chassis and body. The Barrage rides on fully licensed Falken AT3W all terrain tires and is powered by a 370 sized brushed motor. Some of its other details include- * Locked diffs * Multi-link suspension * Waterproof electronics * [...]

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Pro-Line Ambush Review

THE Pro-Line Ambush Scale Crawler Review

Pro-Line is a name synonymous with winning races. However, in recent years, they have expanded their scope. First came their short course truck, then a buggy conversion, then the incredible PRO-MT that was named our vehicle of the year. Now they have expanded their horizon even further with the 1/25 Ambush RTR Scale Crawler. The Ambush is full of scale [...]

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Pro-Line Ambush 25th Scale Mini Scale Crawler

Pro-Line Ambush RTR 1/25 Mini Scale Crawler

Surprise, surprise, Pro-Line has just announced a new Scale Crawler! Called the Ambush, the new P-L crawler packs big fun into a small package. Coming in at 1/25 scale, the Ambush is about 7.8″ long and comes as a ready-to-run, it even includes a 2S 350mAh 25C Lithium Ion battery with USB charger. For scale looks, the Ambush rocks leaf [...]

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Chi-Town RC Crawlers First Outing

It only took the power of social media 11 days and a not-so-typical 60 degree day in February for the Chi-Town RC Crawlers to come out of the woodwork. On February 17, an independent Facebook Group, Chi-Town RC Crawlers, was created giving Chicagoland RC crawler and rock racer enthusiasts a place to call their virtual home. In under two weeks [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Can You Dig It?

One of the noob questions that routinely shows up on the crawler boards (usually followed by several sarcastic answers) is “What is a Dig Unit?“. It really is easy to forgive the question though because digs have been going the way of the dodo since competition crawling’s popularity took a nose dive following the scale boom. Still, you can find dig [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – I Suck At Comping and That’s OK

As I was grinding my freshly built Axial Dingo on the rock crawling course at my LHS last weekend, a sobering reality washed over me – I suck at comps. Even more startling was the realization that I really didn’t care. I’m a competitive guy by nature, so that sort of struck me. It wasn’t always this way. I used to [...]

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HPI Racing Crawler King Unboxing

We got our hands on an HPI Racing Crawler King 1973 Ford Bronco Edition! Personally we were huge fans of the Wheelie King back in the day because it was just a fun little basher. Will the Crawler King be a fun crawler? While we aren’t expecting to win any comps, we are hoping it can take a decent bashing [...]

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Event Coverage – Mark Twain Hobby Demo Days Crawl & Bash

This past weekend I attended what’s becoming a bigger and bigger event each year – the spring “Demo Days” Crawl & Bash held at Mark Twain Hobby Center in St. Charles, MO. The shindig gets its name because various models are put out for the public to bash the heck out of. In addition to showing off the latest r/c [...]

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Axial Wraith Spawn Kit

Now A Kit – Axial Wraith Spawn Rock Racer

Scalers around the world rejoice, the Axial Wraith Spawn Rock Racer will soon be available as a Kit. Some of the features of the kit version include- * Ultra-tough AR60 OCP axles * WB8 HD Wildboar driveshafts * Maxxis Trepador 2.2″ tires * 2.2″ Method IFD beadlock wheels * Icon Vehicle Dynamics threaded aluminum shocks * Aluminum lower suspension links * Dual slipper clutch * Heavy duty front [...]

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RC4WD 4 Link Kit

RC4WD 4 Link Kit for the Trail Finder 2 Short WB Rear Axle

For those drivers wanting to get away from leaf spring suspension, RC4WD has announced a 4 Link Kit for short wheelbase Trail Finder 2 trucks. The kit includes everything you need to do the swap, all the parts have been CNC machined from billet aluminum, and black anodizing is used for a scale authentic look. The kit has a street price [...]

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RC4WD Offroad Hostage Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Fuel Offroad Hostage 2.2 Beadlock Wheels

Turn heads on the trail with the new Hostage 2.2 Beadlock Wheels from RC4WD. The Hostage wheels are officially licensed by Fuel Offroad and can put an all new look on your rig. They are CNC machined from billet aluminum, then anodized black for a very trick look. A 12mm hex comes standard, making them easy to bolt on a [...]

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Pro-Line Faultline Wheels Axial Yeti

Pro-Line Faultline 2.2" 6-Lug Bead Lock Wheels for the Axial…

The good folks over at Pro-Line Racing are teasing new Faultline 2.2″ Bead-lock Wheels for the Axial Yeti. Designed to fit popular Axial vehicles like the Yeti, Spawn, and Wraith Poison Spyder Edition, they also fit on most popular 6-Lug aftermarket adapter hubs. The Faultline’s were also designed to offer greatly improved holding power on the tire compared to other [...]

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Pro-Line Flat Iron 1.9 XL

Pro-Line Flat Iron 1.9″ XL G8 Rock Terrain Truck Tires

Go big with the new XL sized 1.9″ Flat Iron scale tires from Pro-Line. The new XLs are larger in diameter to make it easy to get over tough obstacles and are molded in Pro-Line’s soft G8 compound. Their large lug pattern with siping also helps to give them the perfect amount of flex when you pound the throttle. The [...]

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SSD High Ratio Transmission

SSD High Ratio Transmission Kit for Axial Wraith

Want higher speeds from your Axial Wraith? One way to get them is by installing a High Ratio Transmission. The folks over at SSD RC have announced a new high ratio tranny for the Wraith that has a gear ratio of 1.8:1, much taller than the stock 2.6:1. Some of the highlights of the SSD tranny include- * CNC machined aluminum [...]

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SSD Wide Axle Kit Yeti

SSD RC Wide Axle Kit for the Axial Yeti

The crew from SSD RC now makes it easy for you to use different wheels on your Axial Yeti with their Wide Rear Axle Kit. The SSD kit increases the width of the rear of your Yeti by 26mm, thus opening up many different options of wheels while still maintaining a proper overall width. The kit comes with hardened steel [...]

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