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Vaterra Ascender – K5 Blazer to K10 Pickup Conversion

Vaterra Ascender – K5 Blazer to K10 Pickup Conversion

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Tech | 0 comments

Nothing can change the overall look of your R/C vehicle more than a new body set. That is one of the great things about this hobby! You can completely change the look of your R/C car or truck in no time with option parts like wheels, tires, bumpers, lights, etc. Changing out the body, on the other hand, gives you a completely new look if that is what you...

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Vaterra Ascender Option Parts Install

Vaterra Ascender Option Parts Install

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Looking to beef up your Vaterra Ascender? We decided to add a few genuine Vaterra option parts to the RPP Hobby Ascender build. The Ascender kit and RTR are pretty durable right out of the box. However, one of the best aspects of this great hobby is adding upgrades to your RC vehicle. The RC industry has come a long way in the past 10+ years, especially on...

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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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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 7

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 7

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Tech | 3 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 install...

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