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Yeti XL axle housings from Vanquish Products

Well the new is barely worn off of our review unit Yeti XL so we knew the aftermarket would not be far behind. Popular Axial upgrade artists Vanquish Products have been hard at work developing their new aluminum scale axle housing for the XL. These should be a nice bump in durability for the beast of a machine. Features: -Aluminum bearing retainer [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Can You Have Too Many?

I’ve written before about how the best parts of trail runs are typically the social aspect. It’s always more fun to run with buddies than to go solo. Can you have too many, though? When I got heavy into scaling a few years ago I made it a goal of my fledgling club to have gigantic trail runs and scale competitions. Hey, [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Drifting and Craw…

Scale interiors, radiators, bodies & wheels….sounds a lot like scaling right? Well yes, but I’m actually talking about drifting. On the surface a scale off-road crawling truck may not look like it has anything to do whatsoever with a belt driven drift car, but there are sure a lot of similarities between genres. The line between each “scene” is becoming more [...]

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Vanquish Products centered rear axle for Axial Wraith a…

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 - Playing with Toy…

  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 ReviewHow 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 Carbon Fiber Parts for the Axial Yeti

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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