Understanding Tire Wear

By Axial on Oct 24, 2014

Tires are inarguably one of the most significant deciding factors when it comes to determining the real-world capability of a vehicle. Tires will make or break a RC vehicle. In the case of crawlers, where a lack of traction can … more

The Truth About Waterproof

By Axial on Oct 22, 2014

When an RC vehicle has “waterproof” stamped on the box, what does that really mean? Most people believe that you can drive that vehicle in water without any harm coming to the vehicle or any of its components—it’s waterproof, after … more

Axial at Off Road EXPO 2014

By Axial on Oct 21, 2014

Off Road EXPO at the Pamona Fairplex is an event that you must attend if you live in the So Cal area. This is the big off road show where you get to see all the latest and greatest off … more

Properly Build Suspension and Steering Links

By Axial on Oct 20, 2014

Building Axial’s aluminum suspension and steering links isn’t tricky business, but if you don’t perform the task correctly, you can create problems. Follow these steps for perfectly built links. The 3x16mm set screw (AXA186) threads into the plastic rod end, not the … more

Mount Scale Accessories

By Axial on Oct 14, 2014

Axial Racing’s scale accessories are designed to be easy to attach to a body, but there are steps you can take to get more realistic results and to ensure the scale accessories stay put. Mirrors Side mirrors might be small, … more

Decal Removal

By Axial on Oct 13, 2014

While it’s a task most of us rush to get done, applying decals can be tricky. Less than careful work can yield crooked decals with creases and air bubbles. But, what about removing decals? When you peel decals right after … more

Scale Canoes

By AR on Oct 10, 2014

It’s obvious here at Axial that we are into scale anything. This also holds true for RECON G6. As seen at many RECON G6s, including AXIALFEST, Brian Parker’s personal enthusiasm with what he calls “clear mud” is obvious with every … more

Service Announcement

By AR on Oct 08, 2014

Dear Valued Axial Customers, We are very excited about our latest release, the AX90026 Yeti 1/10th scale RTR.  Axial recognizes that some customers have had issues with their rear wheel hubs part number AX80128. If you have experienced this issue, … more

The playground just got a lot smaller – YETI XL™

By AR on Oct 03, 2014

You DIDN’T ask for it, you didn’t expect this size from us. You said all we do is re-badge our existing AX10, SCX10 and Wraith platforms… but good grief Charlie Brown, we are only nine years young! While you’ve been … more

How to Remove Stripped Screws

By Axial on Oct 02, 2014

The hardware fails, but the part is fine. This is the opposite of what we expect to happen. As it happens on full-size vehicles, it also happens in RC. Usually in RC, it’s a small set screw or flat head screw. … more