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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 7

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 7

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Welcome to the final blog entry for our Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer kit build. In this installment of the build, we will cover painting and detailing the 1986 Blazer body. Vaterra did a great job with the details and overall looks of this body. They even include a plastic chrome plated grille that mounts to the Lexan body for added scale realism. We went...

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 6

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 6

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Welcome to Part 6 of our Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer kit build. In the previous installments of this kit build we covered assembling the transmission, axles, and chassis. Now, it is time to install the axles and suspension under the chassis, which is exactly what we will be covering in Part 6. Ready to get your wrench on?   Everything required to...

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Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 7

Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 7

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Welcome to the final installment of our Axial SCX10 II kit build. Now that we have a functioning scale R/C vehicle, all we need is some paint to bring that classic Jeep Cherokee body to life. In this article we will cover trimming, painting, and detailing the Lexan body. We planned to keep the paint fairly simple since we want it to look like a Jeep you...

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Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 3

Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 3

Posted by on Apr 27, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

It’s time for part 3 of our Tamiya Grand Hauler kit build. For the first two installments of this build, we covered chassis and axle assembly. In this portion of the build, we will cover installing the rear axles and dig into the amazing three speed transmission that comes with this kit. It doesn’t get much cooler than being able to shift gears...

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 5

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 5

Posted by on Apr 6, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

We have been making steady progress with our Vaterra Ascender K-5 Blazer kit build over the past couple weeks. The transmission and axles are now complete. The chassis is built and the electronics have been installed. Now, we are ready to build the shocks, install the battery tray and assemble the suspension links. We are also going to add our first...

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 4

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 4

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Welcome to part 4 of our Vaterra Ascender kit build. Now that the transmission, axles and chassis are assembled, it is time to install the electronics in our K-5 Blazer. We gave everyone a preview of the electronics we hand picked for the scale build in part 1 of this build. Now it is time to pull everything out of the package and breathe some life into...

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