Nightmare on ROAR Street

Rules are in place for reasons, and if you break the rules you should be disqualified. A very simple line to draw in the sand. ROAR and Trinity have engaged in an EPIC battle (waka waka) about a recent reversal of the legality ...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Traxxas Rally – The art of 10 screws

Never would I have thought that 10 screws would make me happy (steel ones). During the studio photography for the Traxxas Rally RTR, I remembered how easy it was to take this chassis apart. To illustrate, I broke out my cordles...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Kit Building 101 – Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey

Have you ever wanted to punch an RTR in the face? They’re amazingly good for our hobby but anyone who hasn’t built a kit doesn’t know what they are missing. Getting up close and personal with hundreds of rando...
by Jeff Eveleigh
 

 

 

We Rally Like You. Oh, really like Rally.

Derek is a huge WRC fan. One of the things he wants to do is sit in the woods with a BBQ, cooler of beer and watch a WRC event. We can all dream right. Since the WRC doesn’t come to the US, we can only do a scale rally. W...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Doctor I Need A Scalpel Stat

We just got back from testing out JConcepts Scapel body for the Traxxas Slash 4×4. Our review is in the next issue of Velocity RC Cars Magazine, but we wanted to just show an awesome photo of the testing. Do you like the i...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Pre-cut is Awesome

I’ll admit that I’m terrible at cutting out bodies. Back in the day of touring cars I’d be better off throwing the body in a ninja sharp fan than me having to take scissors to it. While building my Tamiya Rall...
by Derek Buono