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Racers Edge Scale Accessories

Scale Accessories From Racer’s Edge

Now available from Racer’s Edge is a large line-up of Scale Accessories. From roof racks, to light bars, to even an aluminum step ladder, Racer’s Edge has nearly 30 new scale products that you can use to totally customize your rig. Here is a list of all the new Racer’s Edge scale goodies- RCE3404 – 1/10 Scaler Plastic Gasoline Jugs (2) [...]

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Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

The newest truck to be released in Horizon Hobby’s Vaterra line is a 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender. With bold scale looks sitting on the ultra-capable Ascender platform, the F-100 should make for a great trail rig. How well does it hold up under hard bashing? Is it easy to set-up as a bind and drive? How well can it rock [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ Battle Damage!

A beat-up truck with dents and rust will actually turn my head faster than seeing a pristine shelf Queen. One of my favorite Hot Wheels as a kid was the police car that when you ran something into the car the door would flip over and show a dented panel. Even the old crash test dummy car, you would run [...]

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Axial Deadbolt Video

Video – Axial Deadbolt w/ Custom Mods – Rock Run

Recently posted by Axial Racing is a new video for their Deadbolt. The video shown below features an Axial Deadbolt sporting licensed Maxxis Trepador tires. The video does a great job of showing how awesome the Deadbolt looks while getting in some time on the trail, as well as showing close ups of the Trepadors hard at work churning up [...]

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Hobbywing XeRun Axe

Hobbywing XeRun Axe Power System

Just announced for all you rock crawling fans is the XeRun Axe Power System from Hobbywing. The Axe power system uses a number of innovations to make it one of the best systems on the market for rock crawling. * Staggered pole rotor for ultra-low torque ripple * All new, heavy duty, waterproof sensor harness * High driving efficiency for longer battery life * [...]

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Pro-Line Predator Tire Compound

New Predator Rubber Compound From Pro-Line

Bringing it hard to the scale crawling game is Pro-Line with their all new Predator Rubber Compound. The Predator compound is super soft, thus giving your rig more grip out on the trail, or when rock crawling. For now the Predator compound will be available on Pro-Line’s 1.9″ Hyrax and Super Swampers, we can’t wait to check out the extra [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – Picture Day!

A Picture is worth 1000 words. One thing most of us scale guys love to do is take pictures of our toys. Whether it’s a banner contest, Wheels up Wednesday, or Flexin’ Friday; having a great scale picture can leave a lasting impression.    Anyone can just take a picture of a RC car. For some of us getting the perfect [...]

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RC4WD Scale Tires Lego Rock Crawlers

Brick Edition RC4WD Scale Off-Road Tires For Lego Rock Crawl…

RC4WD isn’t just known for their incredible scale realism, they are also known for making some truly unique products. A good example of this is their new Brick Edition Scale Off-Road Tires for Lego rock crawlers. Don’t have a Lego crawler? They are super easy to build, and with RC4WD announcing really cool tires to upgrade with, now you have [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Flex Appeal

One of the biggest mistakes that a noob can make when first getting into crawling is thinking that suspension flex is the name of the game. It’s not. I mean, of course you need to have SOME articulation, but having 5″ shocks and the ability to rest a front tire comfortably on a Coke can while the rear sits on the [...]

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Pro-Line By The Fire 2018

Pro-Line By The Fire 2018, May 19-20

That’s right folks, Pro-Line’s By The Fire 2018 is nearly here! This is a friendly reminder to get entered early, or to make sure all your rigs are nearly built for the event. Pro-Line’s By The Fire is a scale adventure that has gotten great reviews in the past, with many people putting it as a “must attend” type of [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Overdrive / Underdrive and You

Whenever you wanna get really serious about fine-tuning the way your scale crawler handles, overdrive and underdrive gearing is something you absolutely should look into. I know that this can be confusing for some, so here’s a quick explanation for how it works. Overdrive (OD) and underdrive (UD) are measured by using the stock ring and pinion as a baseline. OD [...]

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FireBrand RC Scale Crawling Accessories

New Crawler Accessories From FireBrand RC

Just announced by FireBrand RC is their Crawler Accessories 2 set. This scale crawler accessories set comes with- two fire extinguishers, one gas can, a Party-tanker, a rifle, a shovel, one RPG launcher, as well as fasteners. The FireBrand set makes it easy to add cool pieces of scale realism to your rig. * Great scale accessories for off-road or on-road [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – 3S or 2S?

One of the most common questions that I’m asked at BSRC is “Should I use a 2S or 3S battery?” I’ve seen Cubby answer this several times in regards to bashing, but because it’s been a long time since I’ve broached this topic as it pertains to scaling, I’ll give it a go today. Before we start the discussion, make sure that [...]

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Mud Rocks Tears 2018

BigSquidRC/St Louis RC Freaks - Mud, Rocks, & Tears On April…

While many of you scale off-road guys have already made plans to attend, BigSquidRC along with the St. Louis RC Freaks would like to invite you to attend Mud, Rocks, & Tears. The event takes place on April 7th in Crystal City, Missouri, with things getting started about 9am in the morning. Mud, Rocks, and Tears is a special scale [...]

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Review - RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawler Black Rock Editio…

The crew at RC4WD have been on a tear the last couple of years, releasing a variety of rigs to please scale off-roading enthusiasts. They recently announced a new series of four 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawlers, and we’ve been giving the business to one of them in particular -the Black Rock Edition. What’s our verdict? Read on to find [...]

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