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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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VRC Magazine Issue #39 – Socially Distant Edition – Download for just $2.99 now!

Posted  April 2, 2020  by  Derek Buono

One day we’re kicking ass, the next day the world says ”sorry, not sorry.” In the future, somebody may read this and still be in quarantine, or they might be outside laughing about that time they stocked up on a lifetime supply of toilet paper. Who knows. RC is always been a bit of an […]

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Build Day – My fingers hurt – Tamiya F104v2

I’ll be honest, I haven’t really built a kit in a long time. So when I sat down today to start the build of the Tamiya F104v2, I got pretty excited. Tamiya F1 bodies are insanely detailed and I started with the body...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Sponsorship – Killing Ourselves Softly

This editorial is featured in VRC_024. A full feature article on interviewing the industry on this can be read. Want to read it? Just buy the newest issue and join us. Sponsorship – State of the Union I wanted to be spons...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

All In A Days Work- National Champ, Ken Block, and an RTR Shoot

Sometimes a Thursday in the summer can be boring. Other times, it’s a race to be in 12 places at once. This morning I prepped the Arrma Fury for a photo shoot. As the 2000mah NIMH (yes they still make those) peaked and go...
by Derek Buono
 

 

 

Tekno RC MT410 Review – VRC Magazine

What do you get when you strap big Pro-Line Racing wheels, and a insane Team Tekin brushless system and a big 4 Battery? You get wheels that grow! Check out the video review of the Tekno MT410 and then look for VRC_024 to ...
by Derek Buono
 

 
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Simple LED Light Install Video

Most will be bitten by the LED light bug at some point during their RC days. You can go crazy with fancy installs and complex wiring; but you don’t have to! VRC_019 features a How-To article covering installation tips for...
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Not Too Soft and Not Too Hard

Tire inserts are one of the most critical aspects of 1/10th off-road racing. Racers have asked JConcepts for a more durable insert in a softer density and after extensive testing the new medium Profiled insert is ready. Having ...
by Derek Buono
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Tested. Tortured. VRC Magazine.

Everybody says that magazines don’t “test” their cars right. They don’t beat them to death, they don’t run them long enough. Pretty pictures never tell the tail of testing in full. So we figured we...
by Derek Buono
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Solder Me Up – LRP Soldering Station

Since LIPOs came to be the battery soldering hasn’t been such a big deal. No longer do you see 111 soldering irons heating up the local track and wasting electricity. But soldering is still a big part of electric racing a...
by Derek Buono