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Build Log Axial Yeti XL Kit

Build Log – Axial Yeti XL Kit

Our full review of the Axial Yeti XL Kit goes up next week, until then we are posting some pictures from the build process. Overall the Yeti XL went together very well with no need to shave down parts to prevent binding and there were no parts missing, making for an easy build. In total it took us roughly 16 [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Batteries for the…

A few weeks ago I wrote about a recent club outing and tried to answer the question, “What exactly is an r/c trail run?” The article actually spurred a good number of questions from people wanting me to go more in depth on the subject so it’s now going to be a recurring theme. Running on trails with scale trucks presents [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - New Year's Resolu…

 I hope everyone is having a great holiday season! I’m normally not one for New Year’s Resolutions, but since I’m feeling lethargic after eating the caloric intake of a bull moose and it makes for an easy topic…let’s talk resolutions! Scale crawling is always going to be my favorite r/c activity, but variety is the spice of life! Here are [...]

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Check Out the Full Size Ghe-O Rescue Video

No, it does not really have anything to do with RC, though the aerial footage was probably shot from a quad-copter. I think Adam ‘The Intern’ needs to give up the Suzuki toys and get to work on one of these! At least a RC version. If you are skipping around the video, the tracks are around the 2:10 [...]

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RC4WD…. EXTRME DETAIL Dash Kit!

I don’t know about you guys but one of my favorite scale rigs are of the Tamiya Hilux/Bruiser and the RC4WD Trail Finder 2 platforms. So many times I find myself on the fence about most scale interiors that it drivers me bananas! Ask around, I have been working on a one off interior for over a year(but who is [...]

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Pit Bull Tires Rock Beast II Scale 2.2″ Crawling Tires

Pit Bull Tires are perhaps best known for their 1:1 and Atv/Utv tires, but they have also made quite an impact in the scale crawling scene. Their latest tire, the Rock Beast II is now shipping and ready for your driving enjoyment. Some of its key features include- * Komp Kompound™ for outstanding grip * For use on 2.2″ rims * Stepped Lugs [...]

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Axial is the Official R/C Vehicle of Ultra4 / King of t…

The crew over at Axial has just announced their new affiliation with the Ultra 4/King of the Hammers 2013 event. The King of the Hammers event sounds like one of the toughest races on Earth, which should make for a good fit for Axial. Check out below for part of the official press release- “Axial R/C Inc., A subsidiary of Hobbico [...]

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Can I just get a HUB?

Sometimes all you need is a good HUB! Well that’s what I think the peeps over at GMADE where thinking when they designed these scale 1.9 Wheel Hubs. These little aluminum beauties come in 5 different styles and in your choice of Black, Red or Silver. They have a nice M4 nylon lock nut that is bound to fit tons [...]

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Axial AX10 Ridgecrest 1/10th Scale Electric 4WD RTR hit…

April 2012 marks the five year anniversary of the Axial AX10™ and the peeps from Axial felt that it was time for the product that launched them into the crawling segment to undergo some evolution and receive some trickle-down technological advancements of its own! They have not changed the original scope of the vehicle; the AX10™ Ridgecrest™ is still [...]

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A Ride In A Real Crawler

 As some of you may know I love rc rock crawling and scale crawlers, a few weeks ago I got a chance to go for a ride in a real crawler with one of my friends Eric. I went out to The Cliffs Extreme Off Road Park. We did some very serious 4 wheeling. I had a blast! Eric’s truck [...]

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Axial Wraith Wench

Rogue Element Components Winch Mount for Axial Wraith

Looking to take your Axial Wraith to a new level scale-wise? Add a winch! But, where to put it? Rogue Element has you covered with their new winch mount for the Axial Wraith. The mount sits right behind the front bumper to give you both function and an awesome scale appearance. These are a totally [...]

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Axial AE-2 ESC Forward/Reverse ESC

If you’re looking to add some more performance and maybe some lipos to your crawler or rock racer, Axial has you covered with their new AE-2 Forward/Reverse ESC with Drag Brake. This ESC was developed in partnership with Castle Creations, and is completely programmable with CastleLink. It also features a lipo cutoff set on from the factory, [...]

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Holy Axial Wraith Batman!

It looks like Axial Racing has finally got their website updated with some real information, pictures, and even a video of their until now secret Axial Wraith. No lie, watching the video gave me chills! I’m not sure what it is that has me so pumped up about this truck. Maybe the fact that it looks [...]

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Axial XR10 Heavy Duty Gear Plate

Looking to add some strength, bling, and better heat transfer to your XR10 Crawler? Axial Racing’s new heavy duty gear plate has your covered. Precision machined from billet aluminum, the plate is 4mm thick at the motor mount, and designed to dissipate heat quickly and efficiently for better perfomance and all-day crawling. It even comes with three [...]

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Gmade R1 Rock Buggy Chassis

So another one of my christmas gifts was a Gmade R1 Rock Buggy chassis. It came all the way from South Korea and took about 25 days to get here! The chassis kit included a ton of extra nuts and bolts that were perfect if you were going to use it to build a custom truck. I went ahead and took [...]

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