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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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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 2

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 2

Posted by on Mar 3, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

The RPP Hobby Vaterra RC K-5 Blazer build is moving along nicely. Part two of this build will cover assembling and installing the driveshafts onto the transmission we built in Part 1. Then, we will dig in and start assembling the axles. Ready to get building? Find step A-9 on page 19. Slide the plastic driveshaft over the pivot joint, note there are mating...

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 1

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 1

Posted by on Feb 24, 2017 in Tech | 1 comment

Welcome to Part 1 of our Vaterra K5 Blazer Ascender kit build. The plan is to assemble the kit in relatively stock form at first. As we move forward we will be adding numerous option parts and upgrades to this Blazer build to enhance the overall performance. This is a scale truck at the end of the day, but we want to build it up to be an extremely capable...

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