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RC4WD Gelande II RTR Preview and Trail Run

RC4WD Gelande II RTR Preview and Trail Run

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in What's New | 0 comments

Are you considering taking the dive into the wild world of scale R/C? Are you looking for an entry level rig that won’t break the bank and can still deliver hours of fun inside or outside the house? We may have a solution for you! In this article we will take an inside look at the 1/18th scale Gelande II RTR from RC4WD. If you are looking for big fun...

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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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RPP Hobby – Event Recap – 3rd Annual RC Jamboree

RPP Hobby – Event Recap – 3rd Annual RC Jamboree

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in Events | 1 comment

Welcome to our highlight reel from the RPP Hobby 3rd Annual RC Jamboree. We would like to start off by thanking everyone that attended and sponsored this year’s event! It was our largest crowd to date, and we are expecting to see even bigger numbers next year! If you missed out on our Jamboree this year here are a few photos and a video highlight...

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Painting Lexan Bodies – Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup

Painting Lexan Bodies – Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup

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

If you missed it the first time we recently completed a step by step build for the Vaterra Ascender K5 kit. Even though we love the awesome scale look of the stock K5 Blazer kit body we wanted something a little more on the aggressive trail rig side of the scale body world. Enter Vaterra RC’s 1972 Chevy K10 Truck Body and Roll Cage which fits our...

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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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