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    Monster and Scale Trucks 2016

    Monster and Scale Trucks 2016

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    Monster trucks and scale trucks are the hottest segments in RC, and we have combined them to bring you the new Monster & Scale Trucks special issue. It’s a magazine that covers everyone from the beginner to the experienced user and gives them the information that they need to know to have the best overall RC experience.

    FEATURE
    42 | RC Monster Jam World Finals
    Full-size meets RC in a full-on Monster melee
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    PROJECTS
    18 | Avenger Clod Buster
    Tamiya’s classic crusher brings the heat to Monster Jam
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    24 | 32 Ford Trail Truck
    The latest trail tech meets custom old-school style
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    48 | Trail-Detailed Summit
    Traxxas’ do-all truck gets a weathered look
    By Peter Vieira

    52 | Tamiya CC-01
    Baja VeeDub with V-8 muscle
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    64 | Mopar Muscle
    This Axial-based monster machine is built for serious side-by-side competition
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    BEHIND THE WHEEL
    30 | Helion Intrusion XLR
    Helion’s first 2WD monster brings unexpected specs for its three-bill price
    By the RC Car Action team

    36 | Axial RR10 Bomber
    Axial drops the bomb on rock racing
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    58 | Losi/Horizon Hobby LST XXL 2 Electric
    Clear! Losi’s mighty monster gets a heavy dose of high voltage
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    70 | Thunder Tiger K-Rock MT4
    This caged beast gets down with 6S power and synthetic snarling engine sound
    By Kevin Hetmanski


    TEST BENCH
    76 | Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Body for Axial Yeti

    78 | Pit Bull 3.8-Inch Rock Beast XL Tires

    80 | RPM Rock Sliders and Shock Hoop/Body Mounts for Axial SCX10

    81 | WingTote Pro Roller Truck Tote


    DEPARTMENTS
    10 | Driver’s Seat

    12 | Readers’ Rides

    82 | Tailpipe
    Old-School Scale
    By Kevin Hetmanski

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    Radio Control Gear Guide 2018

    Radio Control Gear Guide 2018

    $9.99

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    FEATURES

    14 | Guide to Buying Your First RC Car
    Get started in RC with the right ride for you
    By Carl Hyndman

    18 | Project/Traxxas TRX-4
    Taking the Traxxas TRX-4 to the next level
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    24 | Top 10 Homebuilts
    The raddest rides built by YOU
    By the RC Car Action team

    30 | Classic Plastic/Tamiya Bullhead
    One of Tamiya’s unique vehicles is back & ready to provide hours of fun
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    TECH & HOW-TO

    10 1 | How-To/Tune a Nitro Engine
    Get that engine running right every time
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    104 | Getting Started/Essential RC Anatomy
    By the RC Car Action team

    106 | How-To/Get Your Ride Race-Ready
    We show you how to get your rig ready for battle
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    110 | Tech-Know/High Voltage!
    Everything you need to know about batteries
    By Peter Vieira

    DEPARTMENTS

    8 | Starting Line

    10 | Pit Tips

    GEAR GUIDE
    38 | Electric Off-Road Cars & Trucks
    60 | Nitro Off-Road Cars & Trucks
    63 | On-Road Cars & Trucks
    69 | Large Scale
    71 | Electric Motors & Speed Controls
    75 | Engines & Accessories
    76 | Radios & Gear
    82 | Chargers, Batteries & Accessories
    86 | Bodies & Body Accessories
    90 | Wheels & Tires
    97 | Chassis Parts
    98 | Paints, Tools, Hardware & Supplies
    100 | Gear Guide Manufacturers I
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    RotorDrone Jan/Feb 2018

    RotorDrone Jan/Feb 2018

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    FEATURES

    30 | The Right Tool for the Job
    How new technology is improving commercial drones
    By Terry Dunn

    56 | The Whole Wide World
    Shooting panoramics with a drone
    By John Reid

    AIR SUPPORT

    46 | Yuneec H520
    A commercial drone for many applications
    By John Reid

    52 | Hobbico Flitt
    A pocket-size drone that is perfect for all those selfies
    By John Reid

    72 | Blade/Horizon Hobby Inductrix FPV +
    An indoor micro FPV with outdoor performance
    By Jim ryan

    74 | NewBeeDrone AcroBee
    A tiny racer that handles like a larger drone
    By John Reid

    80 | TobyRich SmartPlane Pro FPV
    Eye-in the-sky park flier
    By Matt Boyd

    EXPERT TECH

    42 | Camera Filters
    Protect the lens, change exposures, and slow down shutter speeds
    By John Reid

    68 | Replacing a Bad Controller Board
    Soldering skills are key to success
    By John Reid

    76 | Night Flying
    Guidelines for safe and effective operations
    By Gus Calderon

    Departments
    6 | Contributors
    8 | Top View
    10 | Return to Home
    13 | Aerial Intel
    82 | Over the Horizon
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    Radio Control 4x4

    Radio Control 4x4

    $7.99

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    Digital Version Available Soon

    RC Car Action magazine presents Radio Control 4X4. From car-crushing monster trucks and terrain-taming trail rigs to realistic rock racers and high-speed desert machines, Radio Control 4X4 brings the full spectrum of authentic all-terrain excitement.

    FEATURES

    10 | Rock Racing & U4RC Get-Started Guide
    Everything you need to know about RC’s new breed of off-road competition
    By the RC 4X4 team

    36 | Head to Head: Gmade Komodo vs. Vaterra/Horizon Hobby Ascender
    Which RTR trail runner is the top truck?
    By the RC 4X4 team

    52 | Your Best Builds
    20 trick trucks
    By Matt Boyd

    70 | Trail Tricks
    25 tips and techniques for 4X4s
    By the RC 4X4 team

    PERFORMANCE TESTS

    30 | Arrma Nero Big Rock 6S BLX
    Arrma’s multiterrain monster packs 6S power and versatile Diff-Brain tech into a scalelike package
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    58 | Traxxas X-Maxx 8S
    Traxxas’ biggest, most powerful monster ever sets an even higher bar for 4X4 ferocity
    By Peter Vieira

    PROJECTS

    18 | RC4WD Cruiser
    Getting this super-scale FJ40 ready for cruisin’
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    24 | Tamiya TXT-2
    A bigger, brawnier build for Tamiya’s Clod-ternative monster truck
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    64 | Red Rocker
    This truck is the bomb
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    76 | Mod Clod
    A unique take on Tamiya’s signature monster
    By Kevin Hetmanski

    HOW TO

    44 | Mount a Light Bar on the Pro-Line Ambush 4X4
    Give your micro truck major candlepower!
    By Peter Vieira

    48 | Fix a Stripped-Out Wheel Hex
    Five steps to go from rounded out to ready to rock
    By Peter Vieira


    DEPARTMENTS

    8 | Driver’s Seat

    82 | Tailpipe
    RC Trucks Invade the Monster Jam World Finals
    By Kevin Hetmanski
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