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ECX Revenge Type e Review

We had a chance to drive the Revenge Type e buggy at iHobby 2012 and were quite impressed with it. It has finally arrived on the bench and we are eager to hit the ground running with this great-looking, beginner-friendly buggy.

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Team Orion Advantage Touch Pro Review

The Team Orion Advantage Touch Pro may look similar to its AC/DC cousin, this version has some key differences and improvements that warrant a closer look. We grabbed both the charger and some batteries and hit the bench to see how well it performed.

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MIP Pro4-Mance Chassis Kit Review

The Losi TEN-SCTE has undoubtedly been a fast truck right from the box but the folks at MIP have gone to work to try to make a great truck even better. MIP has recently come out with the PRO4-Mance Chassis and Tuning Kit. We hit the track in this review.

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Raising the Bar on Short Course Performance

Frank Root has been one of the drivers to help test the 22SCT and bring it to life. Frank sat down with us to discuss some of the new features that have gone into the platform and how the 22SCT differs from other trucks out on the market.

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Pro-Line Performance Transmission Preview

Pro-Line Racing has released a new, performance-orientated transmission that will not-only fit the 2WD Slash but also the 2WD electric Stampede, Electric Rustler and Bandit. Let’s take a closer look at this potential gamechanger.

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Tamiya Sends an All-Out Blitz

Tamiya has strategically planned re-released kits and one of the recent re-releases is one of my personal favorites—the Stadium Blitzer. It’s time to roll up our sleeves and get to building.

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Team Losi Racing's Pickup Powerhouse!

The 22T is the fourth-generation of racing stadium truck from the TLR designers. In all ways, the 22T has been designed to be a leaner, meaner, faster stadium truck.The 22T appears to be a game changer, and we couldn’t wait to get our hands on it.

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Battery Charging Made Simple

Team Orion brings an intuitive touch screen user experience into your battery charger with the Advantage Touch charger. Combining a beautiful color touch screen with compact design, this is one charger that could change how you charge your batteries.

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ECX Torment SCT Review

Rising above what previous vehicles have offered in the past, the Torment is blazing a new path and leading ECX into the future. We were quite excited to tear the box open, charge up the battery and get some trigger time in with the ECX Torment SCT.

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Gettin' Rowdy, Truck-Style

Traxxas has taken that visceral connection to full-scale auto racing to the next level with their 1/16-scale Kyle Busch Camping World Truck Series replica. We tore the box open, pulled out the running gear, and prepared for a fun experience.

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Reinventing Short Course Racing

The XXX-SCB combines the looks and feel of a 2WD buggy with the size and handling of a short course truck. We put this unique buggy through its paces to see how it compares to its truck-bretheren.

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2293 – Losi TEN-SCTE Review

The folks at Losi have stepped up to the plate with a new variation on their TEN-T platform called the TEN-SCTE. It's time to strap in and hold on because this is sure to be a wild ride.

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Losi XXX-SCB Review

The XXX-SCB combines the looks and feel of a 2WD buggy with the size and handling of a short course truck.

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Electrix RC Boost 2WD Buggy Review

There's no denying that Electrix RC has absolutely nailed the entry-level audience. Their latest project, the Boost 2WD Buggy, looks to capitalize on the rebirth of the 2WD electric buggy class and provide one of the easiest ways to get into RC.

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Electrix RC Ruckus 2WD Monster Truck Review

The Electrix RC Ruckus 2WD Monster Truck is a perfect example of a truck that is designed to simply be fun and durable. Between the different terrain options we spent a pretty fun afternoon with the truck.

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Tamiya Avante Re-Release Review

Tamiya has answered the call of collectors everywhere by re-releasing the classic Avante kit. We recently had a chance to get our hands on one to put it through the paces.

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Team Losi Racing 22 2WD Buggy Review

The 22 features an all-new innovative design and industry-first features. We hit the track at RJD Hobbies and Raceway to see if the 22 lives up to all the hype.

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CRC Short Course Conversion

CRC has a history of making world championship-caliber on-road cars. Their latest endevour is a Short Course Conversion for the XXX-T. We see if it lives up to the family lineage.

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Losi Mini Sprint Review

Losi really broke new ground with the original Mini-Slider. Not happy to rest on their laurels they've returned with the Mini Sprint, a nearly all-new take on the 1/18-scale sprint car class.

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Losi XXX-SCT Review

We had an opportunity to see most of the early XXX-SCT CAD drawings in March of 2010 and were thrilled with all the extra details that went into this project. We knew the XXX-SCT had the potential to be the best-handling Short Course Truck out-of-the-box.

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Losi 1/24-Scale Micro Chassis Review

Losi has a history of making some very fun and performance-packed micro vehicles in recent years. They’re back again, this time with a slightly larger platform in two different flavors in the 1/24-scale Micro Short Course Truck and Micro Rally Car.

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Tamiya Frog Review

The Tamiya Frog was one of the staples in the early days of off road RC. We get some time behind the wheel of the re-relase of this icon.

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Dynamite Vision Chargers Review

Dynamite has recently updated their Vision line of chargers to be smaller, quieter and even more feature packed. We take a look at what each of these brings to the table.

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Losi TEN-T Review

With the Losi TEN-T 1/10-scale truggy fun is as close as a push of a button. We track tested the TEN-T at Dewey's RC in Springfield, IL in this in-depth review.

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Review: Losi's LST XXL

We take Losi's latest monster, the LST XXL, and run it through its paces in this comprehensive review

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