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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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This week in RC – Derek Edition

This Week In RC We’re all lazy, so instead of you searching the internet about what’s hot in RC, I’m going to capture the week in RC. So less words is good. Let’s go. Industry Check Lawsuits are nothing ...
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Team Associated RC8B3.1 Review – VRC Magazine

The “.1” Editions of AE vehicles are like the “S” editions of the iPhone. Faster and better. We tested the buggy at Thunder Alley Raceway with Engineer TJ Eller to see just how the changes work. The full...
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Futaba 4PL 2.4gHz

If you send it – the review will come. Futaba knows this and that’s why they sent us their new 4PL 2.4gHz radio for review in our first issue. You can be sure that we’ll put it through the ranks as this pretty...
by Derek Buono
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Ready. Set. Action. AE FT B4.1 Worlds Edition.

Another Wednesday in the books. It’s garbage day here at the VRC main office (doesn’t it feel like every day is garbage day?). What did we do today? We took our new 10mm fish-eye lens and hit the track for a photo s...
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AE goes Retrograde and brings back the TC4?

If you’re into on-road racing, you should know that the current race chassis from AE is a TC6.1, so when you look at the release of a new TC4 you might scratch your head. If you’ve priced out some of the current on-...
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Velocity RC Cars Issue 27 – Download Now! Over 110 pages of content!

Earthquakes, floods, solar flares, and a Cassini death diving into Saturn. What a time to be alive. To top it off we are adding to the mayhem with an all new edition of VRC Magazine. We’re the #1 selling digital only maga...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Win a TAMIYA @ RCX with Velocity RC Mag!

Are you heading to RCX 2012 in Long Beach California? We’re already here! Come by our booth and enter to win a Tamiya kit! We are giving away two Tamiya kits (1995 Ford F150 and a Super Hotshot) and the way to enter is si...
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Kit Building 101 – Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey

Have you ever wanted to punch an RTR in the face? They’re amazingly good for our hobby but anyone who hasn’t built a kit doesn’t know what they are missing. Getting up close and personal with hundreds of rando...
by Jeff Eveleigh