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RC4WD Ultimate Mini Scale Shocks

RC4WD 40mm Ultimate Mini Scale Shocks

Do you have an 1/18th scale project you are working on? If so, RC4WD recently announced 40mm Ultimate Scale Shocks. The Ultimate Shocks have an internal spring design and have a great scale appearance. For durability they have been CNC machined from billet aluminum and come with a black finish. The shocks are shipping right now and priced at $19 with [...]

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RC4WD Deceptive 1.9 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Deceptive 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

Wheels are like ice cream, everybody likes a different flavor. To help accommodate that fact, new from RC4WD are 1.9″ Deceptive Beadlocks. These have a distinct wheel design and come anodized in black for a modern look. CNC machining was used to create the wheels from billet aluminum and they come with a standard 12mm hex. Being an RC4WD product [...]

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RC4WD Warn 8274 Winch

RC4WD 1/10 Warn 8274 Winch

The crew at RC4WD has just announced the latest hot winch to hit the market, a Warn 8274. The Warn isn’t just a wonder of scale detailing, it also comes with the features you want the most out on the trail. What features would that be? Things like the ability to free spool and heavy duty pulling strength to get [...]

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RC4WD Yota II 18th Scale Cast Front Rear Axle Set

RC4WD Yota II 1/18 Front & Rear Axle Set

New from the good folks over at RC4WD is the Yota II 1/18 Front & Rear Axle Set. The set comes with both a front and a rear axle that feature a die cast zinc alloy housing and a powder coated finish. These can come in handy as replacements for your 1/18th scale RC4WD truck, or as high grade axles [...]

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RC4WD Ballistic Fabrications Diff Cover Vaterra Ascender

RC4WD Ballistic Fabrications Diff Cover For Vaterra Ascender

Add a touch of scale realism to your Vaterra Ascender with the new Ballistic Fabrications Diff Cover from RC4WD. The diff cover has a great scale look and is made from CNC machined aluminum. It also comes with everything needed for a proper install, making it super easy to put on. The Ballistic cover is shipping right now with a street [...]

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Rogue Billet D Spoke Wheels

Rogue Element Components Billet D Spoke Wheels

For all you Scorpion, Tomahawk, and Wild One owners, Rogue Element Components has something really cool for you. REC has just announced Billet D Spoke Wheels made specifically to fit your vehicle. The REC wheels are limited edition units and have a great scale look to them. The D Spokes are also designed to use direct pin drive and are [...]

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Restoring a Hobbico MaxTrax Eliminator Pulling Sled – Pt. 1

Whenever a hobbyist becomes interested enough in the world of r/c truck & tractor pulling to try and stick their toes in the water, the first thing that comes to mind with most is probably the actual pulling vehicle. This subject isn’t that difficult to find information on though, at least not if one is good with Google. Heck, thanks [...]

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AquaCraft Bristol Bay Trawler

New Tactic Radio Gear For The AquaCraft Bristol Trawler

Just announced by AquaCraft is a Tactic TTX491 radio/TR625 receiver combo equipped Bristol Trawler. The trawler has some extreme scale realism and can run for up to an hour when used with a recommended 3S LiPo battery. The new radio makes the trawler easy to control, while the new twin antenna receiver gives excellent range. Minimal assembling is required and [...]

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Pro-Line Pre-Painted Pre-Cut 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body

Pro-Line Pre-Painted/Pre-Cut 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body

While some hobbyists love to spend hours upon hours doing elaborate paint jobs, others just don’t have the free time. For you guys looking to save time but still want a high quality paint job, Pro-Line has just announced a Pre-Painted/Pre-Cut 2017 Ford Raptor Body. The pre-painted Raptor comes in either blue or gray and is easy to mount on [...]

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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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Gear Head 1.55 Vintage Style Wheels

Three New Vintage Style Wheels from Gear Head RC

It doesn’t matter if it is your full sized car or your rc trail machine, aluminum wheels are a great upgrade. For all you 1.55″ scale enthusiasts, Gear Head RC has just announced 3 new Vintage Style Wheels. These sharply styled aluminum wheels can give your next build the retro look that is so popular right now. Gear Head RC are [...]

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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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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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Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

New and hot from the good people at Vaterra is a 1972 Chevy K10 Ascender. The old school Chevy is a tribute to all the full scale custom built off-rigs that came before it. A fully licensed body that has been customized for hardcore off-roading sits on top of the rig, while Vaterra’s proven Ascender chassis sits below. Whether you [...]

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