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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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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 3

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 3

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Tech | 2 comments

It is time for part 3 of the RPP Hobby Ascender K-5 Blazer kit build. For the first two blog entries on this particular build we covered assembling the transmission and axles. For part 3 we will document the complete chassis assembly and point out a few things to watch out for during the chassis assembly process. Who is ready to get their tools dirty?...

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Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 6

Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 6

Posted by on Mar 23, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

It is officially time for part 6 of our Axial SCX10 II Kit build. Now that we pretty much have a rolling chassis it is time to install the electronic speed control, aka ESC. We will also plug in the receiver to finish out the electronics install. After that, we will be making an upgrade in the wheel and tire department to give our rig a little different...

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Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 5

Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 5

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Welcome to part 5 of our SCX10 II kit build! It has been a while since we have done a blog entry on the SCX10 II because of the two other builds we have going on. Now that we are back on this project here is where we are at. The axles, transmission and driveshafts were all completed in the first few blog entries. In this installment of our build we will...

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