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Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 5

Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 5

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Welcome to part 5 of our Tamiya Grand Hauler kit build! It has been a while since we have worked on this big rig, so needless to say were excited to get back to it. In this installment of the build we will cover assembly of the rear trailer coupler, install the rear bumper, as well as start painting and installing some of the interior pieces included with...

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Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 4

Tamiya Grand Hauler Kit Build – Part 4

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

We are back working on our Tamiya Grand Hauler kit build again. After recently wrapping up our Axial SCX10 II kit build series and our Vaterra Ascender K-5 Blazer build series, we were excited to get back to this semi-truck kit. At this stage of the build, with the chassis assembly 90% complete, we are ready to start adding some of the external scale...

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Castle Creations CC BEC 2.0 Install

Castle Creations CC BEC 2.0 Install

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Does your ESC stall out in hard binds with your high torque steering servo? Wish you had a little more power in your steering set-up overall? Castle Creations has just the part you need to solve your steering woes. One of the most common problem when running a high torque steering servo is the draw on the internal BEC of the ESC in hard binds, especially...

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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 | 1 comment

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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