RC Car Action January 2017



32 | Hot for 2017
More than 45 cars, trucks, radios, chargers, and more that you need now
By the RC Car Action team

44 | King of Crush: Traxxas Bigfoot
The Monster Truck Destruction Tour meets the Stampede
By Peter Vieira

52 | Reader’s Ride of the Year
Scott Lempert’s Ford Falcon Gasser

72 | Spektrum/Horizon Hobby Spektrum DX6R
Spektrum steps up the radio game again
By Kevin Hetmanski

80 | Vegas Heat!
2016 IFMAR 1/8 Nitro Off-Road World Championships
By Carl Hyndman


90 | How-To: Solder Like a Pro
It’s easy to master this essential RC skill
By the RC Car Action team

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


58 | Losi/Horizon Hobby Monster Truck XL
Losi’s biggest gasser ever is a 4WD thrill ride
By Kevin Hetmanski

66 | Primal RC Quicksilver
Five feet and 25 pounds of gas-burning, drag-racing excitement
By Joel Navarro

94 | Horizon Hobby/Vaterra Ascender 1972 Chevy K10
The Ascender puts on a bowtie and goes trail-truggy
By Peter Vieira

104 | Dromida Speed Series
Rally and Touring Cars Budget brushless fun with high-performance handling
By Peter Vieira


110 | Pro-Line 2.8-Inch Destroyer Tires

112 | Bartolone Racing Billet Aluminum Quick Release Pull-Start Fan Cover

8 | Starting Line
10 | Feedback
12 | Readers’ Rides
22 | Pit Tips
27 | Tech Center
114 | Tailpipe

SKU: R1701