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Monster Truck Madness – Flyin’ in to the Holiday Weekend

Hello everyone and Happy Thursday! As we head into the upcoming Memorial Weekend here in the States, I’ve got no coherent singular topic to focus on, but I do have a good deal of random things to discuss! First off, shout out to my friends and fellow monster truck racers Isaac Ankrom and Josh Rhodes for kicking ass at the R/C Monster [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – All About R/C Tanks

Hello everyone and Happy Thursday! Another week, another detour from monster trucks. Hey- I hope if nothing else many of you appreciate the wide swath of stuff that I’m in to as it pertains to the hobby. Monsters will always be my favorite thing, but variety is the spice of life! You never know what’ll you get in this space of [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Can’t Catch the Bandit!

Hello everyone and Happy Thursday! It’s been a busy couple of weeks around here! Outdoor racing season kicked off, I got my hands on the new Traxxas TRX-4MT Monster Truck, and, last weekend, I got married! I’m catching up from the whirlwind that’s been the last few days, and thus don’t have much new r/c stuff to discuss. However, I do have something [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Impressions on the Traxxas TRX-4MT

Hey all, Happy Thursday! This week, let’s talk about the new Traxxas TRX-4MT Monster Truck release! If you missed it, here’s a link to the announcement along with our unboxing and running footage videos. What Traxxas has done here is created an “out-of-the-box” solution for those wanting to turn their High Trail TRX-4M’s into monster trucks that resemble those of the earliest [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Advice for your first r/c monster tr…

Hey everyone, happy Thursday! The picture above is a group shot from the kick-off event of the 2024 Trigger King R/C Monster Truck Racing Series that was held last weekend in Waterloo, IL- we had a blast! It was great seeing a bunch of old hands and newbies alike. Seeing a fresh crop of monster truck racing noobs along with the forthcoming [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Preparing to Race

Greetings everyone and Happy Thursday! This picture above of my messy workspace is that of someone preparing to race monster trucks for the first time in 2024 this upcoming weekend! The Trigger King R/C season kicks off this Sunday in Waterloo, IL, and I’ve got 5 trucks (almost) ready to go. My LMT’s are being run as they were last year- no [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – RC4WD K10 BUILDERS CHAMPIONSHIP!

What’s up everybody! This is the last week to enter the RC4WD K10 Build off. The last day to enter is this Sunday! Three pictures, along with a small running video is required to enter. You can upload your builds on RC4WDs website or click the link. All entries must be a RC4WD K10 body NO conversions, and must be [...]

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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – 1RC RACING, LLC

In the world of RC Racing, the scale side of the hobby is not prevalent. Until now. Over the last year I have been messing around with the 1RC Racing cars. The 1RC Racing cars are 1:18 scale, and when I say SCALE, I mean Scale. Cars come with scale engines, tires, chassis, and even a driver. 1RC Racing has [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Rotten Apple Losi Mini LMT

Happy Thursday all! In case you missed it, last week I posted my thoughts on the Losi Mini LMT. I liked it quite a lot. As a lifelong, card carrying BIGFOOT fan, that Grave Digger body wasn’t gonna work for me though. I’m only half serious here- I’m someone who HAS to put their own style of body on an r/c truck, [...]

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Monster Truck Madness - Losi Mini LMT Detailed Running Impre…

Hello everyone and Happy Thursday! Today, it’s time for my “mini” review of the Losi Mini LMT Monster Truck. The truck has been out several months now, but it’s taken a moment for me to get one in my hands. Let me talk about why that is. I’ll be straight with ya’ll, I have been pretty soured on “mini monster trucks” after [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – The Waiting is the Hardest Part

Hello everyone and Happy Thursday! I was hoping to discuss my new Losi Mini LMT this week, but it won’t arrive until after this posts. As the great Tom Petty said, “The waiting is the hardest part.” I suppose the good news is that it’ll give me a full week to drive mine and get a feel for it, so barring some [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Tamiya Kong Head 6×6

Greetings all and Happy Thursday! It only took 4 months of dragging my feet to get it done, but my Tamiya Konghead 6×6 G6-01 is now finished! This truck isn’t exactly going to be a shelf Queen, as I intend to take it out to r/c monster truck events to play around with it….but it will indeed spend most of its life [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – 1/5 Primal M/T V4 is Announced

Greetings all and Happy Thursday! This week I had planned to talk about my Tamiya Konghead build, as the truck is finished save for the paint job. However, with Primal R/C announcing the V4 version of their 1/5 Monster Truck, I figured I’d turn my attention to that big fella. For those that are unaware, the V4 is the fourth revision (duh) [...]

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Losing grip – Comfortably uncomfortable

Yo! Long time no write, I hope you’ve missed me. In between considering whether to emigrate and how to provide for my family when I quit my present job in three months, I have spent some time dreaming up my next body. Nothing like painting to settle my mind when it has been crowded with Big Thoughts and Major Considerations. Truth [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Rotten Apple Hauler

Hello everyone and a hearty “Happy Thursday” to you! Last week I celebrated my 40th birthday, and the main gift that my fiancee got me was a new roll around toolbox/workstation for my r/c and scale modeling! In Rotten Apple colors, no less!It’s really nice because whereas I had one dedicated work bench for my hobby stuff before, now it’s expanded [...]

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