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Vanquish Products centered rear axle for Axial Wra…

One of the coolest scale upgrades in recent years for the Axial Wraith (and now the Yeti) are the Currie Rock Jock Axles from Vanquish Products. As scale realistic as they are, a common complaint from the hardcore scaler community was the lack of a centered differential version to run on the rear of the rig. (The original Currie had [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ For the Weekend &#…

  Boy, that announcement from RC4WD about their action figures sure prompted a wave of comments, emails and office discussion with people trying to make their own point about when “enough is enough” on the scale realism thing. Here’s my take. While I’ve been an r/c hobbyist for around 20 years now (I’m 30), I’ve been a scale modeler for even longer. [...]

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Unboxing – Axial Yeti Kit

Recently got our Axial Yeti Kit in hand, time to open it up and see what’s inside. Glad to see the skull heads in there, always a favorite! Lots and LOTS of parts in these bags. The weight of the box felt like a RTR, can’t wait to get started. Click Right Here get more details on the kit over at [...]

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Review – Axial Wraith Spawn RTR Rock Racer

When the original Wraith was released a few years ago there was nothing else like it on the market. It combined size, speed and scale appeal into a package that instantly made it a hit. Fast forward to late 2014 and the platform has been updated with the release of the Axial Wraith Spawn. The scale 4×4 genre is now [...]

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Axial Racing – Wraith Spawn Rock Racer

Axial has given the go ahead to talk about the new Axial Racing Wraith Spawn Rock Racer. Besides the Axial standard of plenty of licensed parts, they have continued to update and refine the already proven Wraith platform. Axial continues to drive towards more waterproofing, and with winter coming up, we know that’s an important box to check off. The [...]

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MIP C-Drive Axial Yeti

MIP X-Duty Rear C-Drive Kit for the Axial Yeti

The Axial Yeti is tough but its plastic rear driveshaft can be prone to breakage under heavy use. If you have been twisting/breaking the stocker, MIP have announced a new X-Dutry C-Drive Kit. For the ultimate in durability, the MIP unit is made from heat treated steel and uses their spline drive technology. The part number is #14390 and it has [...]

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Unboxing the Axial Yeti XL

Yep, the review has been posted… but there are a few things that we didn’t show that are in the box that we felt needed to be shown. Plus, we didn’t show the box in the review. Everyone likes to see what the boxes look like, what they say, etc. So enjoy the unboxing photos of the Axial Yeti XL! [...]

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Axial Yeti XL Review

Axial Yeti XL Review How do you follow up one of the most hyped and anticipated rc vehicles of recent years? You go BIG! The Axial Yeti XL has a heck of a challenge ahead for it to not get lost in all the original Yeti news. Pure size alone may not be enough. Axial hasn’t really dabbled in such a [...]

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First Pro-Line Pro-MT Owner

Big Winners at iHobby 2014

Doesn’t the young man in the picture above look happy? He sure does, he is the first owner in the entire world of the new Pro-Line Pro-MT monster truck. We ended up giving away a second Pro-MT as well, you can see its happy owner in the second gallery below. We were very fortunate to be able to give a lot [...]

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Unveil – Axial Yeti XL

Hey look what the BigSquidRC Crew just unveiled at iHobby 2014, the brand new Yeti XL from Axial! The Yeti XL is a huge 4wd 1/8th scale off-roader that features scale looks and ridiculous power. Get your Pre-order in now! Click Here to get one of the first! Enjoy the unveiling pictures and look for our full review to [...]

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Yeti XL Spy Video?

So we got an email with a link to a dropbox folder, and a brief text. There are a LOT of Axial Yeti XL rumors floating around recently, and since whoever sent it to us probably sent it to 20 other sites, figured we better post it quick. Enjoy:

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Xtreme Racing Axial Yeti carbon Fiber

Xtreme Racing Carbon Fiber Parts for the Axial Yet…

Now that you’ve got your Axial Yeti in-hand, it’s time to trick it out. Where do you start? You can never go wrong with carbon fiber goodies. The carbon fiber experts over at Xtreme Racing have a couple of new items for your Axial Yeti. The first is an upgrade front shock tower. The tower is made from extra thick 4mm [...]

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Axial Yeti Aluminum Upgrades

Yeti Option Parts from Axial

With the new Axial Yeti firmly in the hands of the bashing public, the Axial crew has announced a slew of option parts to make it even tougher and tricker looking. As shown above, Axial has a new high-zoot adjustable motor mount. This is CNC machined from 6061 aluminum, has a part number of #AX31156, and is street priced at $56. A [...]

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T-Bone Racing Axial Yeti Front Bumper

T-Bone Racing Axial Yeti Front Bumper

A whole lot of people have been out enjoying their new Axial Yetis. Part of that enjoyment comes from pushing it to the limit. To give your new Yeti extra protection up front, the crew over at T-Bone Racing have come up with an ultra tough Racer Series Front Bumper. The bumper is made from heavy duty nylon, includes everything [...]

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Pro-Line RAM 1500 Clear Crawler Body

Pro-Line RAM 1500 Clear Crawler Body

After some teasing over the weekend, our friends over at Pro-Line have released full details on their new 1/10 Ram 1500 Clear Crawler Body. The Ram was designed to look as awesome as it performs on the trail. Officially licensed by Ram, it gives you the scale realism you are looking to top your 1/10 crawler off with. To make the [...]

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