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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Ranger Always Wins

If you’re into scaling odds are you’ve spent time at the local park hitting up the trails. There is also a good chance that you’ve met the local park ranger. Ah yes, the Park Ranger – Judge, Jury, and Executioner. Much like your significant other, if they ain’t happy then no one is happy (on the trail, that is). See, at most [...]

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REC Jack

Ratcheting Metal Hi-Lift Jack from Rogue Element Compon…

Here is a really neat scale item, a Ratcheting Hi-Lift Jack from Rogue Element Components. The REC jack is made completely from metal (6061-T6 aluminum) for a perfect scale appearance, but its claim to fame is its ratcheting action, making it much more realistic than the cheaper units on the market. Watch the video below to see how cool it [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Destroyer Cometh

Before I get down to business, let me take a minute to wish everyone a very happy Memorial weekend. Thank you to those who do, have, or will serve…and especially to those who gave all. Perhaps my favorite r/c announcement of 2015 thus far was made last week (full details here) – Pro-Line announced their new Destroyer monster truck tire. While [...]

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JConcepts Vengeance Wheels

JConcepts 1.9″ Vengeance Wheels

New from JConcepts is a 1.9″ Wheel called the Vengeance. These were specifically designed to have a scale look that compliments many different styles of builds. 12mm hexes come standard allowing them to fit on a wide variety of vehicles and both solid and open center caps are included for even more scale detailing. The part number for the wheels is [...]

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Pro-Line Destroyer Monster Truck Tires

Full Details on Pro-Line Destroyer Monster Truck Tires …

After a week of teasing, Pro-Line has released full details on their new Destroyer 2.6″ Monster Truck Tires. * Alternating (chevron) deep grooved tread for scale appearance * Massive forward bite * Designed for maximum performance * Made Pro-Line’s M3 race compound rubber * Lightweight soft white inserts for plush landings * Designed for the ideal tire diameter and width for lighter weight and agility The [...]

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Pro-Line Denali 2.2 Bead-Loc Wheels

Two New 2.2" Black on Black Bead-Loc Wheels from Pro-Li…

Just announced by Pro-Line are Black on Black 2.2″ Denali and Faultline Bead-Loc wheels. These super murdered wheels can definitely give your crawler or scale truck a trick new look out on the trail. Both come with 2 metal bead-loc rings, the outer being a decorative scalloped design, with the inner being smooth for maximum clearance. For added detail, both [...]

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Pro-Line Flat Iron XL 2.2" G8 Rock Terrain Truck Tires

Pro-Line Flat Iron XL 2.2″ G8 Rock Terrain Truck Tires

Bigger is always better and now Pro-Line has gone XL with their 2.2″ Flat Iron G8 Rock Terrain tires. Their extra size makes them not only look tougher, but can also help you get through tough sections on your next trail drive. High quality memory foam comes standard and they are molded from Pro-Line’s legendary G8 rubber compound. Their large lug [...]

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RC4WD – BEAST II 6×6 kit … (naked)

Hey all you crazy cats and dogs… I know .. I know .. You guys are thinking what’s up with that deadbeat Manny? Well let’s just say that I have been tinkering with this little fellow! This is just a small sampling of the upcoming multi page build / review to wet your whistle. If you are looking for more RC4WD [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Grinding on the Rocks

Happy Friday gang. This weekend I’ll be heading to my first crawling competition of 2015, put on by the folks at Mark Twain Hobby Center in St. Charles, MO as part of their annual “Demo Days” bash. I’ve been looking forward to this event for awhile and have spent some time this past week practicing on the course (it’s 5 [...]

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JConcepts Hustle Wheels

JConcepts Hustle Wheels for Traxxas Slash

Looking for a set of wheels that can give your Traxxas Slash more of a scale appearance? If so, JConcepts has a new Hustle wheel for you. Featuring a 6 spoke design, a silver face, and mock lugnuts, the Hustle can give your Slash the touch of style that you’ve been looking for. The part number for Slash 2wd front is [...]

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Axial Ram 2500 body

Axial Racing 2015 Ram 2500 Power Wagon Clear Body

Get your scale look on with an Axial Racing 2015 Ram 2500 Power Wagon body. Molded from tough .040″ polycarbonate, it comes as two pieces making it easy to customize or to be used with the Axial roll cage flat bed set. As per the usual with Axial, the body is highly detailed to ensure you look good out on [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Kit Manifesto

If you’ll indulge me for a moment, this week I’m going to stand on the top of Mount Pious and make a righteous decree to all below that kits really are the Greatest Thing®. As I write this I’m knee deep in a new Vaterra Ascender build (the pic above is my freshly painted body) and having a blast so [...]

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JConcepts Atlas Axial Vaterra

JConcepts Ford Atlas Body for Axial and Vaterra Scale T…

JConcepts continues to expend their product line-up and their latest product is a new body for the scale/trail crowd. The new Ford Atlas is designed to bring scale looks to Vaterra Ascender and Axial truck owners. The wheel wells were designed to accommodate 1.9″ sized tires and the body was molded from heavy duty polycarbonate to take a beating. * Officially [...]

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RC4WD Fuel Maverick Wheels

RC4WD Fuel Offroad Maverick 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

The folks at RC4WD never fail to impress with their scale realistic products. Their latest is a set of fully licensed Fuel Offroad 1.9″ Maverick Beadlock Wheels. The Fuel wheels are machined from aluminum with incredible attention to detail and come with a black finish to look extra trick. 12mm hexes allow them to fit on a wide variety of [...]

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TheToyz Engine Sound Module

New Engine Sound Module Available from TheToyz

One of the hottest upgrades you can make to your car/truck right now is adding an engine sound module. Adding real life engine sounds to your vehicle can really make your driving experience more fun. Recently the crew at TheToyz added a new Engine Sound Module to their ever growing list of inventory. The sound module that TheToyz stocks has [...]

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