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New 8th Scalers and SCT from Team Durango

For 2015 Team Durango is going big with four new 8th scalers and a new short course truck. For the brushless crowd, Durango is teasing the new DEX8 buggy (#TD102038) and DEX8T truggy (#TD102039). For you nitro heads, you can look forward to the new DNX8 buggy (#TD102040) and the DNX8T truggy (#TD102041). And finally, for all the short course fanatics [...]

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RPM ECX Gear Cover

RPM Sealed Gear Cover for ECX 2WDs

RPM has been making heavy duty Gear Covers for a very long time. They are beefier than stock, last longer, and tend to keep more dust and dirt out of your spur gear than the stock unit. The latest gear cover from RPM fits the 1/10th 2WD line of vehicles from ECX. With a quick access slipper plug, a better [...]

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RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser Kit Review

With the r/c scale movement white hot, previously niche manufacturer RC4WD is quickly becoming a household name among hobbyists. Their latest release, the Gelande II Cruiser, channels the spirit of one of the most famous off-roaders in automotive history, the legendary Toyota FJ40. Is the Cruiser a runner or just a looker? Read on to find out. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Gelande II Cruiser Unboxing [...]

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Factory Team Shock Shaft Pliers

Team Associated Factory Team Shock Shaft Pliers

Team Associated has announced a high-end set of Shock Shaft Pliers. Sure, you could just use paper towels on a set of normal pliers, but an uber set looks much more trick in your tool box. Some of the highlights of the AE Factory Team set includes- * Large clamping surface and long handle for more leverage * Anodized blue with laser-etched [...]

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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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Asiatees X-Rider Cx3-II

Check Out the X-Rider Cx3-II Motorcycle at Asiatee…

While a lot of hobbyists also ride motorcycles (half our office staff does), you don’t see a lot of new rc motorcycles being released. For all you rc motorcycle fans, Asiatees Hobbies let us know that they are now stocking the X-Rider Cx3-II. The X-Rider is an on-road bike that comes RTR with a brushless power and looks like a [...]

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Cubby Associated B5

THE Cub Report, 02.23.2015, Version- Death of a Sa…

Maybe you have not gotten the memo, but our industry has lost a bunch of hobby shops in the last 5 years. This is bad news, bad news for you, bad news for me, bad news for the hobby we all love so much. Now I know a lot of people hate their LHS, no doubt there are a bunch of [...]

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JConcepts Scaling Tires

JConcepts Has New Scaling Tires

JConcepts has introduced two new tires for the scaling/trailing/crawling crowd. First up are Scorpios, a 1.9″ all terrain tire. The Scorpios tread design has a very scale look to turn heads out on the trail, while its extra tall size and profile help you get over tough terrain. The second new tires are called Ruptures. The Ruptures are also 1.9″ in [...]

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TheToyz.com Scale RC Garage

Winter Project - Building A Scale Garage with TheT…

Some areas of the world are having great weather right now, but other places, like right here in Chicago, aren’t so lucky. In fact, we’ve had a rather long and nasty winter this year, filled with plenty of -5 degree days with a foot (or more!!!) of snow still on the ground. To help get us through our winter time blues, [...]

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HB D815 Buggy

HB HPI Racing D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition Nitro B…

The new race buggy from HB/HPI Racing, the D815 Tessmann Worlds Edition, features many improvements to make it easier to drive and more durable. Some of the highlights of the D815 include- * CVD boots * Pro-Line rear wing on lightweight mount * New one piece radio tray * 43/13 diff gear ratio with lightweight gears * New rear upright * Sintered brake pads and metal [...]

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ARRMA Talion Truggy Unboxing

ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy Unboxing

While the guys are outside thrashing it, I decided to throw up some unboxing pictures for the ARRMA Talion. The Talion is one of the newest products offered by ARRMA and should make for a prime bashing machine. Being an 8th scale truggy, it is quite large, which never hurts when trying to get over big dirt clods or when [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Pulling Truck Questions

This week I’m tackling a question sent to me by a reader. Big Squid, I was interested in getting into the RC pulling trucks and was curious where to shop for one? I have seen pictures of some of your all stuff and like them a lot. I have searched different places and can’t seem to find anything. Nitro or electric? I’m most interested in [...]

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Cajun Commander Brushless Airboat

AquaCraft Cajun Commander 1/10th Brushless Airboat…

Ready for a boat that can go virtually anywhere? Airboats are well known for their ability to travel not only over water, but also over snow and land. For you airboat fans, cue the new Cajun Commander from AquaCraft. The Cajun Commander comes on a tough ABS hull and has some pretty cool scale detailing from front to back. Some [...]

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T-Bone Racing XV Front Bumper Associated SC10

T-Bone Racing XV Front Bumper for the Associated S…

Do you like to drive your Associated SC10 like you stole it? Hey, that’s how we like to drive our vehicles too. For you hardcore SC10 owners out there, T-Bone Racing has created a new XV Series front bumper for your truck. These are made from ultra-durable nylon and come with TBR’s lifetime warranty. With it being an XV [...]

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ARRMA Typhon Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing the ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Hardcore bashers have always gravitated to certain vehicles- monster trucks, truggies, and 8th scale buggies. While most 8th scale buggies are aimed at the racing crowd, the folks at ARRMA have recently released the Typhon BLX, designed from the ground up for the serious basher. While we are finishing up our full review you can check out our unboxing pictures. As [...]

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