RC Car Action June 2014



36 | First Drive: Losi/Horizon Hobby LST XXL-2
Cookin’ with gas
By Aaron Waldron

44 | Remembering Gene Husting
RC legend, historian, IFMAR founding father
By the RC Car Action Team

71 | 25 Most Important
RC Cars of All Time
The machines that changed RC forever
By the RC Car Action Team

111 | Paint Your Transmitter
Blast away the black in 8 steps
By Joel Navarro

Performance Tests
48 | Losi/Horizon Hobby Desert Buggy XL
Losi’s latest large-scale, pump-gas performer heaps on the scale realism
By Aaron Waldron

54 | Team Durango DEX 408V2
Durango updates its big electric buggy to stay ahead of the pack
By Joel Navarro

62 | Tekno RC NB48
Tekno scores with a competition nitro buggy built to take on the best
By Aaron Waldron

test bench
118 | RPM Mega Bearing Blaster

Rc boating
82 | Boilin’ Water
RC boating essentials with the Traxxas Spartan and Blast
By the RC Car Action Team

90| Aquacraft Models Lucas Oil Catamaran RX-R
Fast, fun, and fiberglass — this cat is a great way to go racing
By the RC Car Action Team

96 | Pro Boat Rockstar
A dose of serious horsepower makes Pro Boat’s largest rig a raging party on the water By Aaron Waldron

102 | Hyperperformance Products Fun Cruiser


16 | Starting Line

18 | Feedback

20 | Readers’ Rides

24 | Pit Tips

26 | Tech Center

31 | New & Hot

121 | Fast Laps
Five Days in the Dirt
By Aaron Waldron

124| Crash Course
Catching Waves
By Michael Wortel

129 | Tailpipe
Eyes in the Sky
By Erich Reichert

120 | AirAgeStore.com

Hyperperformance Products revives a classic boat with reliable 2-stroke power By Erich Reichert

SKU: R1406