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VRC Magazine Issue #43 – Download Now!

Posted  May 8, 2022  by  Derek Buono

This issue was a soul searching, character building, nightmare. I though we’d get past the COVID issues from the last issue but it didn’t happen. But good news, this issue is out and we’ve upgrade a few things to get back on track and continue the magazine into the future. What’s in this issue?  Features […]

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Velocity RC Cars Issue #42 – Download Now! Just $2.99

Posted  June 18, 2021  by  Derek Buono

2020 was a nightmare, and it looks like we screwed up the start of 2021…at least for us. This issue comes late unless you just subscribed…then it’s on time. Inside you’ll find our review of the amazing Element RC Builders Edition GateKeeper. Sure we technically ran it almost a year ago, but it might be […]

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VRC Issue #41 – Download now for just $2.99!

Posted  December 11, 2020  by  Derek Buono

Many have been stuck inside for months, or you’re out partying like it’s 1999. Either way, a good RC read is always satisfying. In this issue, we’ve got some strange reviews. One of the Comical Tamiya Avante which is now AWD! Arrma has been batting 1,000 with some sick releases and we finally got our […]

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Velocity RC Cars Issue #40 – Germ Free and just $2.99! Download Instantly

Posted  July 2, 2020  by  Derek Buono

Velocity RC Cars Magazine Issue 40 – VRC_040 It’s summer, or is it spring. Life has been hard on this planet for some, but somehow we still make a magazine. What’s the best part of this issue? No, it’s not the rad reviews, or the servo article…sure it might be the paint article we ran […]

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RC Babble Live! Join us every Monday at 5:30pm PST (8:30pm EST) for a live show.

Posted  May 1, 2020  by  Derek Buono

“We’ll do it live!” We have no script, no ideas, and just babble about RC cars every Monday at 5:30pm. Derek, Jeff, Peter and some special guests get together, drink a beer, and discuss over 30 years of being in the RC world. Missed a show? Don’t worry. You can rewatch the live stream on […]

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Tamiya Comical GrassHopper Video Review

The 1980’s gave us lots, but if you grew up in that era RC cars were like seeing aliens. Tamiya cars inspired many of us and the GrassHopper was one vehicle that every old fart over 40 wanted. Now it’s 2019 and we&#...
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Computer Radio Programming

Computerized radios, or digital radios as they’re more commonly called, have come a long way over the years. Price points have dropped enormously and features have greatly increased. Some of it can get pretty complicated,...
by Jeff Eveleigh
 

 
 

Adventure Truck Challenge – Traxxas, Axial, Vaterra, RC4WD!

Shootouts, or  Challenges as we all this one are never easy to do. They require lots of time, effort, money, beer, and work to fairly compare anything to each other. In this case, we picked the 4 top RTR Scalers on the market ...
by Derek Buono
 

 

 

Velocity RC Cars Magazine – Issue 36 – Download for just $2.99!

Trail/Adventure/Scale whatever trucks you want to call them, they are huge. They have been huge. The industry’s racing legends have been mad at this class for 10 years, but now they are everywhere. This issue we celebrate the...
by Derek Buono
 

 
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We are offering up a Traxxas Dragster (Auto Club Edition) as a raffle prize and you can win! $5 per entry – Free Issue Included ($5.99 value) How To Win Purchase a $5 entry and you are automatically entered in the raffle....
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Skinny Returns?

Skinny can now swear in 2 languages, and knows how to handle a wok. Ask him to make some General Tso and he can tell you they probably don’t eat that in China. He’s been spending lots of time over there making sure ...
by Derek Buono
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Media Partnership. We don’t like to use the term “advertising,” we are media partners.As a partner we strive to work with you to brand your company, but also expand the market so we all have more customers. VR...
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Hobby Fragmentation – Death of RC?

Hobby Fragmentation The other day I was talking to a manufacturer who I hadn’t spoken with in a long time. It was a quick “Hey, what’s up?” call to reintroduce him to what we call “a magazine.” His reply to my askin...
by Derek Buono