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Just saw over on the European LRP website a press release about their new S10 Blast MT 1/10th scale monster truck! It’s a RTR electric vehicle with the basher in mind. (We will be the judge of that!) It has a 540 motor, 4wd, Big Bore shocks, LRP Sport 2-channel 27mhz radio, battery and charger. My favorite quote of the [...]
Here I am, still saving the world from gasholes, one at a time… ========== Bigsquid I am having a problem keeping the clutchbell bearings in my OFNA Pirate from blowing up. Any ideas what I am doing wrong? I like the new look of your website. Earl Cubby– Ofna Pirate eh? Damn those things have huge tires. Tell ya what, here’s your problem- it’s nitro, and [...]
Didn’t see this one coming! Traxxas just announced their new 1/16 Rally VXL! The Rally VXL is based on the 1/16 scale Revo technology and is designed for some serious Gymkhana racing. Keeping up with their standard, it’s completely waterproof, Velineon Brushless powered, 4WD, Comes with the TQ 2.4Ghz radio system, and is ready for some serious 3S LiPo [...]
Just saw a press release on the new Sanwa MT-4 2.4ghz radio system coming soon. They only had rendered pictures, but I’m sure the real deal will pop up somewhere soon. It will have a large LCD screen on top and include some telemetry to monitor stuff like temperature and voltage of your vehicle. Time to retire those [...]
Ever pick up a cool new body, only to come home and find out it’s not going to fit as well as you thought? Well if your a Traxxas Slash owner, RPM has what you need! Their new Traxxas Slash Adjustable Body Mounts and Posts are designed for front and back adjustability with multiple holes for [...]
So is this the rock crawler the world has been waiting for? Head over to our RC Reviews section and check out our thoughts! It’s a pretty impressive vehicle, but does it stand up to the hype? Click Here to find out!
New from our buddies at RC-Lights.com comes the TURNBRAKE 14 LED Controller. This new controller can do it all. It drives 14 lights, with dual intensity brake lights, left and right turn signals, two fog, 4 constant or flashing head lights, and 4 adjustable rate turn signals. I really dig the flashing and adjustable options in [...]
Here’s some news for the racers and bashers! DirtChamp Designs will soon be announcing their new super portable timing system! It’s everything you need in a little box. It’s designed to be quick for setting up and wireless so you can set the box somewhere near your track, and then grab all the data with your laptop. It’s meant to be [...]
I am just now getting back from a delightful weekend in Colorado watching the Red Bull Motocross Of Nations. Rc racing doesn’t have anything like it, but in moto, one weekend a year the top 3 riders from different countries race against each other (on different tracks across the globe each year) to determine which team/country is the best. America [...]
When you think of Team Durango, you think of high quality, amazing looking rc vehicles. Keeping up with their tradition, they have just released some rendered images of the newly announced DEX408. The Electric version of the DNX408. Highlights are adjustable height lipo battery holders, ultra low sleek body (I dig that roof scoop!), balanced chassis layout and carbon fiber [...]
Jeff sent me a text saying he was going to have trouble getting to his uber weekly R/C around the web post, so I told him I would try and cover. Please don’t send in the hate mail, it’s just once! 😛 Pic of the week Our picture of the week is also the project build of the week! You [...]
I’d like to take a moment and thank Team Novak for showing some guts and jumping into modern times! Words can’t explain how happy it makes me to see a company jump on board the technology train and start making applications for our modern tech devices! It seems like pulling teeth to even get companies to supply some sort [...]
Looks like ST Racing Concepts is continuing to show some hop-up love for the Traxxas Slash family. They have a CNC Machined ESC mounting plate for the Slash 4×4 that uses existing chassis holes. A new heatsink motor plate for the 2WD slash, and finally a machined HD Layshaft that allows the use of the Associated slipper clutch system [...]
I know a lot of bashers that are going to appreciate this announcement from MaxAmps that they are lowing their prices about 30%! That’s some serious savings! Make sure you head over to the official MaxAmps website and check out their new prices!