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Gearbox
Reedy's 1416-C2L combines the latest electronics technology along with the design and engineering experience that is responsible for 30 World Championship titles. Contained within is a high-performance microprocessor, specialized operating software,
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Landwave Products
landwaveproducts.com LandWave Products, Inc., was born in 2003, and offers the strongest plastic ramp system on the market. Originally developed for skateboarders, the stackable system is lightweight and easy to use. All LandWave ramps, decks and har
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Matt Brase
If you’re an avid reader of RCCA, you’ll probably notice that some of the bodies of the custom RC builds featured in our pages have been professional painted by none other than Matt Brase of MR Custom Painting. Taking not only painting, but intricate
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The Top 20 Readers rides Of The Year
Hans tells us this build was inspired by—of all things—paint! He was taken by the boldness and subtlety of TRD Cavalry Blue so he decided to build a Toyota-based trail truck to wear it. He liked Pro-Line’s 1991 4Runner body, but wanted something uniq
RC Car Action2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Morgan Fuels
morganfuels.com The Morgan Fuel’s family of Cool Power, Sidewinder, Omega and private label fuels make it the World’s largest selling model engine fuel company. Launched in 1976, the company’s aim has always been to deliver the world’s most advanced
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The Fun House
The year was 1963. A 13-year-old boy named Dan McCumber saved his allowance to purchase his first radio control vehicle. It was a Sig Cadet trainer plane. He spent the entire winter slowly building it, eagerly waiting for springtime to get it airborn
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TDC Track Day Carry
It’s not everyday that you get to take a peek at the Track Day Carry of an industry insider. In this edition of TDC, we get to examine the set-up of Pro-Line’s Product Innovator, Gerardo Gonzalez. Gonzalez helps Pro-Line create the awesome stuff that
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Venom
venompower.com Delivering rock solid, dependable, lightweight portable power systems that customers emphatically recommend to their friends and colleagues is the Venom way. Venom has grown to become a leader and innovator in rechargeable batteries an
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Purpose Driven
MSRP: $4 homedepot.com What Gonzalez says: “Husky Tools Magnetizer/Demagnetizer tool. I use this to magnetize the tips of my hex wrenches so I don’t accidently drop a screw when removing it.” MSRP: $110 leatherman.com What Gonzalez says: “This is my
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Rc4wd
rc4wd.com RC4WD was initially started as a one stop shop for RC monster truck aftermarket and performance parts, but it soon recognized an emerging demand for specialized rock crawling products. RC4WD scaled back on their distribution of other brands
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RCCA Readers 5 Favorite Pit Tips from 2020
Head down to the dollar store and nab yourself a cat scratcher to use as a painting base. It’s made of layers of corrugated cardboard that is perfectly sized for skewers or even chopsticks. We mounted alligator clips to bamboo skewers so that they ca
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Rpm
rpmrcproducts.com RPM began designing parts for the RC industry in the 1980s with the concept of improving the quality, performance and durability of RC vehicles. Their goal is to provide customers with outstanding parts and tools that will not only
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Terraforming Terrain With The Traxxas X-maxx
In this decade or the next, there’s a good chance that humankind will return to the moon and may even visit the red planet, Mars. We hope that when these brave explorers set out on their mission, that they bring with themselves a Traxxas X-Maxx along
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Tamiya
tamiyausa.com Tamiya ventured into the model business in 1948 and introduced its first RC car—a 1/12 scale Porsche 934 Turbo—in 1976, making the company one of the most experienced in the hobby. Today Tamiya offers more than 3000 different products a
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Back In Black
Tamiya’s incredibly loyal following doesn’t owe itself to an unbroken string of RC racing world championships or claims of having record-breaking accomplishments. For most of the brand’s fans, it’s all about the company’s uncompromising quality, intu
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Vg Racing
vgracing.com Since 2003 VG Racing has been producing RC parts and custom-fit roll cages for your wildest ride. Whether it’s an ECX, HPI, Team Associated, Team Losi, or a Traxxas car or truck they’ve got your cage. They consistently produce RC parts a
RC Car Action2 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
OLD vs NEW
The original Vanquish is on the top and VQS is on the bottom. Note the metal damper stay that the shock is attached to in both pictures and also examine the drive shafts. Updated details like these are hard to see but make a big difference in terms o
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VP Racing Fuel
vpracingfuels.com VP Racing Fuels was founded by Steve Burns in the early 1970s as a young racer in San Antonio, Texas. VP’s first official “paying” customer was a relatively unknown drag racer named Warren Johnson, who, along with Bob Glidden, contr
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Wing Tote
wingtote.com As the name suggests, Wing Tote got its start making wing bags for RC airplanes, but the company soon recognized the demand for its high-quality tote bags in the RC car/truck segment as well. In the years since, it has developed a number
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Hoon Worthy
Hoonigan… it’s one word that captures the spirit of so many things. If it’s motorsports related, chances are the term is recognizable throughout and includes the world of RC. Knowing this is what brought me to building replicas of some of Hoonigan’s
RC Car Action2 min. leídosDesign
Pro-line Active Backpack
Pro-Line’s latest addition to their lineup of lifestyle accessories is the all-new Active Backpack. Designed to meet the demands of the busy RC lifestyle, this backpack sports some serious storage space, along with carefully thought out placement of
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On The Line
RC drag racing is one of the hottest forms of radio-controlled motorsport that we’ve seen recently. If you’ve ever seen it up close, you’ll understand way. With neck breaking speeds, the cars launch off the line in the blink of an eye, much faster th
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Tamiya Ratcheting Screwdriver Pro
One of Tamiya’s newest tool releases is the Ratcheting Screwdriver Pro, a precision screwdriver featuring a 72-tooth ratcheting mechanism. This fine-tooth ratcheting mechanism provides a precise feel when in use, and when combined with the integrated
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Running Of The Blue
The Traxxas Stampede has reigned as the go-to 2WD Monster Truck for over 25 years. Known for its stout build quality and simple design, there’s no wonder why it has remained at the top of its class. So, after 25 years is the Stampede still worth the
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Tamiya Hg Tweezers With Grip Type Tip
Another new tool release from Tamiya is their set of HG Tweezers with Grip Type Tip, a pair of precision tweezers intended for use with small parts like diff gears and pins, as well as building static model kits. The key features of these tweezers ar
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Outerwears
outerwears.com Outerwears was founded 41 years ago to fulfill a desperate need to keep the Air filter and engine clean during off road racing. Racers were experiencing loss of horsepower and engine damage due to sand, dirt, and other debris packing t
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Tamiya’s The Hornet Customized And Slammed
For many RC enthusiasts of a certain generation, their first entry into the world of hobby grade radio control was made courtesy of a road paved by Tamiya. Whether their gateway kit was a Grasshopper, The Hornet, The Frog or Lunch Box, these kids of
RC Car Action1 min. leídosTechnology & Engineering
Sullivan Products
sullivanproducts.com Sullivan traces its modeling history all the way back to the 1940s, and was a pioneer in the manufacture of hardware, fuel tanks and electric starters for RC. It remains a leader in those categories today, but has expanded out to
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Ready, Spec, Go!
Cedar Valley RC (CVRC) began because of a partnership between two longtime friends, Dan McCumber (Dan’s RC Hobby House) and Matt Brase (MR Painting), both of Waverly, Iowa. They wanted RC racing to take off locally, after a few dead ends here and the
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