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Mud Whomping R/C Style!

The Axial Racing SCX10 featured in this video looks so real chewing through the mud. If you’ve ever wanted to mud-whomp your scale rig but haven’t this video should push you over the edge. Go out and have some fun and get dirty.
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R/C Farming? Say What?

Clips of R/C farming equipment: tractors, dozers, front loaders, box scrapers etc… are all over the internet.  These mini machines not only look exactly like their full-size versions, but they also do the same work, albeit at a much smaller scale!  Enjoy!
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Have Success With FPV Right Out Of The Gate!

Zipping through the air with a bird’s-eye view of everything below you is exhilarating, which is why FPV (first person view) racing is R/C’s fastest growing sport. Imagine this: Flying 50mph in between giant redwoods or racing in and out of abandoned buildings with a vibrant pilot’s perspective of everything that whizzes by. Although the
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AMA Says, “Don’t Do It, Not Yet”

The AMA is asking that its members to “hold” on registering model aircraft. Why? It’s been released that the FAA plans to make drone registrants names and home addresses publicly available. For more: follow this link: http://amablog.modelaircraft.org/amagov/2015/12/17/hold-off-on-registering-model-aircraft/
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3D Printed, Jet-Powered UAV Capable of 150MPH!

Aurora Flight Sciences, a Virginia-based manufacturer teamed up with Stratasys to create the world’s first jet-powered, 3D printed aircraft. Using 80% 3D printed parts, the UAV is composed of Stratasys’ ULTEM™ 9085 lightweight material to achieve flight speeds of over 150 Mph. The high-speed system boasts an impressive 9 ft wingspan and weighs in at
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Team Losi Racing 22 3.0 Buggy

Team Losi Racing 22 3.0 Team Losi Racing’s all-new 22 3.0 2WD racing buggy is a wider mid-motor racer optimized around side-to-side battery mounting. The 22 3.0’s suspension geometry has also been revised, a new 3-gear transmission is included with an improved ball differential and aluminum top shaft. TLR didn’t stop at the the chassis and
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5 Tips For New FPV Pilots

Source: PCWorld Imagine a first-person-view video game where you’re racing through the air and dodging obstacles. Losing even one-tenth of a second can cost you the race. Now imagine that it’s not a video game. This is the sum-total experience of first-person-view (FPV) drone racing. Drone racers see all the action from their drone’s perspective
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Traxxas X-Maxx

Traxxas’ new X-Maxx 4WD monster truck is huge! The truck is the latest in the Traxxas Maxx-truck line, but this is by far the biggest, baddest RC truck Traxxas has ever released. The X-Maxx features full-time 4WD and is powered by dual 6S, 22-volt LiPo batteries and a Velineon 1600XL Big Block motor capable of pushing
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You Can 3D Print Your Own Airplane! Say What?

Source: 3Dprint.com If 3D printing is good enough for NASA to use to create parts of the next space shuttle, then it certainly should be satisfactory for creating your own plane. Especially if that airplane is a model P-51D Mustang. Now 3D LabPrint is offering for download a printable version of this classic airplane that
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AMain/ProTek’s CJ Jelin Shines at SIKCROSS

Pro-Line Racing and SIK Track Designs hosted the Annual SIKCROSS race at Pro-Line’s huge outdoor track in Beaumont, California. Chico and AMain’s own 11-year-old CJ Jelin TQed and won Intermediate Buggy and also took 2nd in Intermediate Truck. Jelin is definitely a young racer to keep an eye on. He is super fast at such
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This V8 Corvette Is Beautiful, And it’s RC!

Custom 1/4-scale creations like this V8 New Era Corvette are truly special. The car features a blower, independent suspension and all the scale trim that would have you thinking this was a full-size vette if you didn’t already know it was RC. Click on the video below for a complete walk-through of this awesome ride.
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Amazing Drone Footage – Best of the Best!

Beautiful Drone Video Footage Years ago it would have taken an entire crew with helicopters to capture the footage of just one drone (multirotor). From gorgeous ocean views to following herds of animals in the jungle, this beautiful drone compilation is worth watching. There is no other way to capture breathtaking surfing footage like this
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Drones Are Big Business!

According to Jabil’s research drone sales for 2013 were just over 11-billion-that’s BILLION! It gets crazier! According to their studies, the drone biz should eclipse 140-billion by 2020!  Here is another shocking fact: Colleges are offering drone degrees–North Dakota, Kansas State and Unmanned Vehicle University in Phoenix are just a few of the colleges jumping
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5 Amazing Super Scale Micro Crawler Builds

When you take a closer look at the super scale micro RC crawlers shown here, you’ll see that their builders did not skip on any of the details. From hand-crafted bodies, to dozens of handmade parts, these tiny crawlers rival any of the 1/10 super scale rigs you’ll find on the internet. Micro TF2 Hilux  This
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Axial Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck

Axial Racing Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck Axial Racing has released something not too many suspected, a new Yeti Trophy Truck. The new Axial trophy truck looks awesome, featuring a front independent suspension with a solid rear axle–you can tell Axial wanted to stay true to full-scale trophy trucks. The Yeti Trophy Truck is trimmed out
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9 Drone Flying Tips To Help Cover Your ASSets!

Look up in the sky and you’re as likely to see a drone zipping overhead, as you are the trail of passenger jet. As pop culture explodes the drone craze, it’s only a matter of time before you strap on a pair of goggles and experience the thrill of flying with your finger tips. Imagine
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Best RC Car Pranks of All Time

RC car pranks are hilarious when pulled off correctly, and these pranksters got it right with their remote controlled vehicles. R/C Rat And A Little Fun With A Cop  Glue a stuffed rat atop an R/C car and have all kinds of fun scaring people, and you might just unsettle a cop. 🙂 R/C Skunk  Being
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