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Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck

Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck

Freshly announced by Tamiya is the Heavy Dump Truck. No, there isn’t a Dump Truck class at your local track, but it sure looks like fun for the backyard. The Heavy Dump Truck comes on a 4×4 GF-01 Tamiya chassis and its highly detailed body is made from ABS plastic, not from polycarbonate. * Width- 270mm * Length- 350mm * Height- 210mm * Mid [...]

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FireBrand RC DynaTron 20

FireBrand RC DynaTron 20 Engine Insert

Scale realism in rc now days includes things like rear view mirrors, smoke coming out of the exhaust, and sound modules. It also includes highly detailed engine compartments. If you’ve been searching for a cool looking Engine Insert for your next custom build, take a look at the new DynaTron 20 from FireBrand RC. The DynaTron 20 is a highly [...]

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RC4WD Atturo Trail Blade M/T 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Atturo Trail Blade M/T 1.9 Scale Tires

The latest scale tire to hit the 1.9 scene is the RC4WD Atturo Trail Blade M/T. Fully licensed by Atturo, the Trail Blade M/T looks just like its full sized counterpart and is ready for serious off-road use. For extra traction they are molded in RC4WD’s X2SS compound and come with plenty of sidewall lugs for when the going gets [...]

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RC4WD 1/8 Warn Zeon 10 Winch

RC4WD 1/8 Warn Zeon 10 Winch

New from the folks at RC4WD is the 1/8 Warn Zeon Winch. The winch is officially licensed by Warn and should look pretty trick on your scale rig. * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Uses a 4.2′ long synthetic rope * Comes with spring loaded hook * Accepts voltages from 6-11V * Rebuildable design * 30 day warranty * Dead lifts 12lbs, rolling drags 18lbs The winch [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Prepping for the Mud

Happy Friday everyone. This column is going to be a bit short this week as I’m working on a myriad of things, most notably writing part two of this article detailing my Axial SCX10 mud truck and getting in some wheel time on various product reviews that I hope to post before long. So given that I’ve been in the mud [...]

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RC4WD Trail Rider 1.9 Offroad Scale Tires

RC4WD Trail Rider 1.9″ Offroad Scale Tires

The latest scale realistic tire from RC4WD to be released in the popular 1.9″ wheel size is the Trail Rider. The Trail Riders use large lugs in a chevron layout to give your rig a scale look with excellent trail capabilities. * Molded in RC4WD’s advanced X2 SS compound * Made to fit 1.9″ wheels * Outer diameter- 4.41″ * Width- 1.64″ * Weight- 2.59oz The [...]

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Boom Racing Shocks

Boom Racing Boomerang Type G Shocks Now Available For P…

If you’ve been looking for a really trick looking set of shocks for your scale rig take a look at the new Boomerang Type G units from Boom Racing. The folks at AsiaTees Hobbies sent us a note to let everyone know they are now available for pre-order and will be shipping soon. Some of the features of the Boomrang [...]

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Pro-Line Raptor for Axial Yeti Body

Pro-Line Ford F-150 Raptor SVT Body for the Axial Yeti

Tired of your Axial Yeti looking just like everyone else’s at the local bash spot? Pro-Line once again saves the day with their new Ford F-150 Raptor SVT clear body. Officially licensed and with a look that is sure to make a bold statement, the Raptor for the Yeti was designed for hardcore off-road use. The body fits around the [...]

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Gmade Komodo 2

Everybody’s Scalin’ – So Much News

It’s been awhile since I’ve done one of these posts discussing news as 2015 has been pretty slow on the “major scaling news” front. We’ve had lots of accessory announcements, but nothing huge. Heck, using last year at this time as an example, the hobby was caught up in Yeti-Mania. There really hasn’t been anything released in the segment this [...]

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RC4WD Camo TF2 Body

RC4WD Camo Mojave Body Set For The Trail Finder 2

New from RC4WD is a Camo Mojave Body for the Trail Finder 2. This complete hard plastic body comes with a pre-applied camouflage finish to give your TF2 a unique hunter style look. * Assembly required * Height- 5.3″ * Width- 7.5″ * Length- 19″ * Weight- 18.1oz The body is priced at $139, it has a part number of #Z-B0090, and they are shipping [...]

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RPM Single Tire Carrier

RPM Single Spare Tire Carrier for Traxxas Slash 2wd & 4…

Add some scale realism to your short course truck with the new RPM Single Spare Tire Carrier from RPM RC. The spare tire carrier was designed to fit both the Traxxas Slash 2wd & 4wd and is made from RPM’s legendary blend of plastic for durability. The carrier was also modeled after full size 2″ tubing for a perfect scale [...]

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RC4WD XL Blade Snow Plow

RC4WD XL Blade Snow Plow

Go big this winter with RC4WD’s new XL Sized Snow Plow. Made to be used on vehicles like the Traxxas Summit and Revo, it comes with a large blade to make short work of clearing off your sidewalk, or to simply go out and have fun in the snow. * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Rounded blade * Length- 19.68″ * Height- 5.96″ * [...]

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RC4WD Bivouac M.O.A.B Camping Trailer Tent

RC4WD Bivouac M.O.A.B Camping Trailer with Tent

Add some fun to your next trail drive with the Bivouac 1/10th M.O.A.B Camping Trailer With Tent from RC4WD. The camping trailer is licensed by Bivouac and has all the looks of a full size unit with amazing attention to detail. * Steel 1.55″ wheels * Hand made trailer * 12mm wheel hexes * Dirt Grabber 1.55″ tires * Leaf spring suspension * Length- 14.76″ * Weight- [...]

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Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit w/Mojave II Body Set

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit w/Mojave II Body Set

The latest Trail Finder 2 from RC4WD sports a Mojave II body set. RC4WD is known for their scale realism and their latest TF2 once again does a great job of making an rc truck look very much like its full sized counterpart. The Mojave II body is made from ABS plastic and features a late model design with square [...]

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Vaterra 72 Ford Bronco Ascender

Vaterra 1972 Ford Bronco Ascender RTR

What is the second truck to be released on the Vaterra Ascender platform? It is a first generation 1972 Ford Bronco. Like the previous Blazer, the Bronco brings plenty of performance and scale realism to the plate. Some of its highlights include- * Stamped steel ladder frame * Fully licensed body * 45° of steering travel * Licensed Interco 1.9″ Super Swamper tires * 3 [...]

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