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max-trax-eliminator-pulling-sled

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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Jagdpanzer IV/70(V) Lang Full Option Tank Kit

Tamiya Jagdpanzer IV/70(V) Lang Full Option Tank Kit

Many people forget about just how fun it is to drive an rc tank. One of the latest (and coolest!) to hit the market is the Jagdpanzer IV/70(V) Lang Full Option Kit from Tamiya. This German tank comes in at 1/16th in scale, making it fairly large in size. Two FET speed controllers control a pair of 380 brushed motors [...]

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Driven Pro 12mm Wheel Hex

Driven Pro 12mm Front Wheel Hexes

New and hot from Driven Pro are 12mm Front Wheel Hexes. The hexes allow you to bolt on aftermarket wheels and come with a built in faux brake rotor for a nice touch of scale realism. CNC machining is used on 6061 aluminum to produce the hexes and they are tapped for use with 2.5mm bolts. Designed for use on [...]

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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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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 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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RC4WD Scale Rear Hitch Carrier

RC4WD Scale Rear Hitch Carrier

Looking to add a nice touch of scale realism to your trail rig? If so, check out the new Rear Hitch Carrier from RC4WD. It is made from real metal to give it both an authentic look and feel, plus it is powder coated black to help it be corrosion resistant. The heavy duty steel used for its construction has [...]

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