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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Fun With Scaling Stereotypes

Many of us that┬áhave been trailing for a good amount of time seem to see the same type of personalities come and go – ESPECIALLY those in a club or group. I figure the time is right to poke some fun at the stereotypes that have cropped up over the years. And before I get any angry e-mails, please remember this [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Tamiya, Where Art Thou…

Before getting into the topic at hand, big kudos to RC4WD for hiring Richard Trujillo and John Thornton. While I do not know either personally, I have been following their work for years via message boards. Trujillo is also especially notable as of late because he is the brains behind the Vaterra Ascender. Huge get for RC4WD. Ok, back to our [...]

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RC4WD Rough Stuff Limited Edition Red Metal Front Bumper TF2

RC4WD Rough Stuff Limited Edition Red Front Bumper For The T…

This just might be one of the coolest front bumpers ever released. RC4WD recently announced their limited edition Rough Stuff Red Front Bumper for their Trail Finder 2. The Rough Stuff bumper has tough off-road styling and comes with Hella Round and IPF Square Lights, making it one sharp looking unit. * Made from stainless steel with ABS plastic parts * Red [...]

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RC4WD ARB Diff Cover Vaterra Ascender

RC4WD ARB Diff Cover For The Vaterra Ascender

There are sure getting to be a lot of Vaterra Ascender owners out there, now RC4WD has a new scale accessory to help them uber-out their trucks. New from RC4WD are fully licensed ARB Diff Covers for Ascender axles. The bright red anodized covers are machined from billet aluminum and come with everything you need for an easy install. These [...]

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RC4WD MOA Comp Crawler

RC4WD Bully II MOA RTR And MOA Comp Crawler Kit

Now here is some big news for the competition rock crawling scene, Two New Comp Rigs from RC4WD. First up is the Bully II MOA RTR. That’s right, soon you’ll be able to buy a RTR hardcore crawler that is ready to kick butt and take names right out of the box. The Bully II MOA has a carbon fiber [...]

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Richard Trujillo & John Thornton Join RC4WD

The folks over at RC4WD have come a long ways in the last 5 years. They have been consistently putting out premium scale off-road products the likes that our hobby has never seen before. To help them put out even better products, RC4WD has announced that Richard Trujillo and John Thornton have just joined their team. Richard is best known [...]

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RC4WD Scrambler Offroad 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Scrambler Offroad 1.9″ Tires

Increase performance while putting a cool new look on your trail/scale machine with Scrambler Offroad 1.9″ Tires from RC4WD. The Scramblers were designed for a scale realistic look as well as improved traction while out on the trail. The tires are molded from RC4WD’s super soft X2SS rubber compound and fit 1.9″ wheels. Each tire weighs in 1.96oz and they [...]

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RC4WD Rear Trailing Arms Axial Yeti

RC4WD Rear Trailing Arms For The Axial Yeti

Looking to put some premium hop-up parts on your Yeti? If so, the good folks over at RC4WD have just announced some Rear Trailing Arms that you’ll be interested in. The RC4WD trailing arms feature a gun metal finish and have been CNC machined from a high quality aluminum. A release date has not been announced, but they are priced [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Travelin’ Man

My wife and I have booked a week long northern California trip for this fall, so naturally the first thing to hit my mind was “How can I get my scaler out there safely so I can trail in the mountains?” This is the question that many of us ask when heading to a vacation destination with cool terrain. I blame [...]

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RC4WD Rock Hard 4x4 front bumper

RC4WD Rock Hard 4×4 Patriot Bumper For TF2 SWB

To bring more scale realism to your Trail Finder 2 SWD, RC4WD has announced a Rock Hard 4×4 Aluminum Patriot Series Full Width Front Bumper. Of course the bumper is officially licensed and should help your truck stand out from the crowd. The Rock Hard 4×4 bumper has been CNC machined from aluminum and given the black anodized treatment for [...]

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RC4WD Gelande II RTR D90 Truck Kit 4

Everybody's Scalin' - Kits, Kits, They're Good For Your Hear…

There have been several big kit announcements recently, and with them have come a good amount of reader feedback. In response to our blurb about the RR10 Bomber kit, one reader wrote- “The prices of kits are too damn high!”- Neal S. Now look, before saying anything else, Neal is a long time BSRC reader and fan. He’s a good dude [...]

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Boom Racing PHAT Rear Axle

Boom Racing PHAT Rear Axle for RC4WD Trucks

Make your RC4WD truck stand out in a crowd with a PHAT Rear Axle from Boom Racing. The PHAT rear axle fits RC4WD trucks like the Trail Finder 2 and Gelande 2, or can be used in your own custom build. Weighing in at 220 grams, the PHAT axle is a beast and comes with helical bevel gears for increased [...]

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RC4WD Delrin Lower Skid Plate Axial Wraith

RC4WD Delrin Lower Skid Plate For Axial Wraith

The folks at RC4WD recently announced a Delrin Lower Skid Plate for the Axial Wraith. As you can see by the pictures, the skid plate has been precisely machined out of Delrin to ensure a proper fit while still looking like an OEM piece. With the RC4WD skid plate you can attack gnarly sections without having to worry about tearing [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Next Generation

Like many of you out there, I have an SCX10 II pre-ordered and am anxiously awaiting the shipping notice. And while waiting on the post man is never a good thing, it does give me a minute to wax poetic about where things stand right now in this corner of the industry. I view the SCX10 II as the jumping off [...]

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RC4WD Mickey Thompson Street Comp SC-5 1.9 Wheels

RC4WD Mickey Thompson Street Comp SC-5 1.9″ Wheels

There is only one company that leads the pack for trick looking aluminum wheels, RC4WD. Their latest set is a 1.9″ sized set of Mickey Thompson Street Comp SC-5s. These are CNC machined from billet aluminum and sport a beadlock design for the off-road crowd. As per the norm at RC4WD, the Mickey’s are extremely detailed for the ultimate in [...]

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