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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 | 0 comments

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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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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