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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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Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 2

Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 2

Posted by on Mar 10, 2017 in Tech | 1 comment

Welcome to part two of our Tamiya Grand Hauler kit build. In part one we covered installing the shifting and steering servos, assembled the main chassis and started bolting on some of the suspension brackets. In this blog entry we will cover building the steer and shift tie rods, as well as assemble the shocks and axles. Everyone ready to move forward?...

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Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 1

Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 1

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Tech | 14 comments

Welcome to something new for us at RPP Hobby. The staff at RPP are known to be scale enthusiasts in the off-road world, but pavement is something relatively unexplored for us. Let alone our latest build endeavor, the Tamiya Grand Hauler kit. We have always admired the R/C big rigs, and the attention to detail put into them by the builders. Since we are...

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Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 4

Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 4

Posted by on Jan 9, 2017 in Tech | 2 comments

Welcome to Part 4 of our Axial SCX10 II Kit Build. Up to this point we have covered building the axles, links, shocks, and transmission. Now it is time for us to move on to assembling and installing the driveshafts onto the axles and transmission. We will also cover prepping the battery tray and installing the chassis mounted steering servo. Let’s...

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