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Losing grip – this is what you want

In his latest ramblings, Cubby wrote that I was hardcore about drifting, and he was right about that. I am however not the archetypical hardcore drifter, since that particular stereotype would require an indoor drift track and a fancy, transmitter with custom bling. Mind now that I certainly would love to step into that person’s shoes, but sadly the closest [...]

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Losing grip – it’s about the journey

Hopefully, a good number of you readers out there have now ordered yourself a drift car or are seriously considering getting one. If not, you should, and if you’re wondering which one to get, I hope get into that sometime within the next few weeks. So, say you have just gotten your first drift car, and are heading to the local [...]

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Losing Grip – No guts of steel

After recently having built an Axial Bomber, it was in many ways a liberating experience to build a drift kit. My bomber was heavily upgraded from the start, with lots of aluminum, stainless steel, M4 hardware, massive power – the works. I looked at every single piece of it and considered whether it was likely to endure the (ab)use I [...]

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Loosing Grip – Getting Dressed

When I bought my first drift car, a MST RMX 2.0 kit, I spent a lot of time thinking about what body to dress it with. After all, the body is what you are going to rest your eyes on when you drive it. No matter how fancy and blinged up the guts of the car might be, the body [...]

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Loosing Grip – Big Squid RC Goes Sideways

What happens when a crawler guy takes a wrong turn? He gets into rc drifting! I like to believe that the first time anyone sees a car drift a corner, one will ask oneself ”Why is the driver turning in the wrong direction?” For it is a weird thing, seeing a car moving sideways around a bend with the wheels turned [...]

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