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Monster Truck Madness #2: Shaving a Set of RC4WD Rumbles

One is not a true monster trucker until they experience the taste of burnt rubber, at least once, by way of cutting/shaving a set of tires. Monster truck tire cutting is an art that dates back to the late 80’s, but it came into vogue during the early 90’s when modern racing began. The then-standard 66″ flotation tires that companies like Goodyear [...]

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Event Coverage - BIGFOOT 4x4 Open House & R/C Monster Truck …

This past Saturday the world famous Bigfoot 4×4 monster truck team held their annual Open House gala, much to the delight of thousands! What started around 10 years ago as a simple way to say “Thank You!” to the fans by doing a car crush at their shop has grown into a yearly event attended by thousands of people with [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Onward to the BIGFOOT Open House

Fresh off the Chi-Town crew holding a big bash, there is no rest for the wicked as we will be at the BIGFOOT 4×4 Open House in Pacific, MO (just outside St. Louis) this weekend- Saturday April 23rd to be more precise. The Open House is an annual event put on by the Bigfoot monster truck team which is held at their shop. [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' - The Relationship Between 1:1 and R/C M…

Last weekend was a big one in the world of scale monster trucks as the 4 Link Nationals took place in Circleville, OH. Sporting a massive turnout of trucks, drivers, and manufacturer support (Axial, Pro-Line, Tamiya, Parma, Spektrum, RC4WD, Castle, and JConcepts), the solid axle monster truck scene is as healthy as it has ever been. But I’m not here to talk about the event as, [...]

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Review – Pro-Line Destroyer Clodbuster Tires

When it comes to r/c tires, Pro-Line Racing has long been an industry leader. Whether you are a basher or racer they’ve always had the goods. That being said, it’s been many moons since they offered anything for the scale monster truck crowd. That changed a few weeks ago with the announcement of the Pro-Line Destroyer (part # 10114-02 street priced [...]

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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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Axial Deadbolt Mega Truck Conversion: Part 2

Note – To see Part 1 of this build CLICK HERE Last week I started converting our stock Axial Deadbolt to a full blown mega/monster truck with help from a CPE Barbarian chassis. In part 2 I’m detailing what parts I changed from the stock setup, offering initial testing impressions, and showing off what body I’m going to top the truck [...]

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