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Axial Transmission Guide

By Tony Phalen on Apr 16, 2017
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Store-bought RTR scale trucks are a blast; they’re already built and ready to get out on the trails as soon as your battery is charged. There are those, however, that love the extra challenge of scratch building their next scaler … more


Axial Downloadable Complete Parts List

By Tony Phalen on Mar 14, 2017
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Axial is always looking for better ways to serve its customer base. Along that point, did you know that we offer a complete, downloadable Excel file filled with every standard or option part currently in production? You may have overlooked … more


Axial MAX-D SMT10 Monster Truck Full Option Build

By Tony Phalen on Dec 15, 2016
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Words and photos by Tony Phalen I’ve been looking forward to getting one of Axial Racing’s SMT10 Monster Trucks, so when the MAX-D landed on my doorstep (thanks UPS guy), it was literally a matter of seconds before the box … more


Adding Lights to the Axial Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck

By Tony Phalen on May 24, 2016
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Words and photos by Tony Phalen A couple weeks ago I showed you how to install headlights, taillights and a roof mounted light bar on your Yeti SCORE Retro Trophy Truck body. It was a pretty simple process – but … more


Adding Lights to the Axial Yeti SCORE Retro Trophy Truck

By Tony Phalen on May 06, 2016
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Words and photos by Tony Phalen Did you know that the Axial Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck comes pre-configured for LED lighting? Yup, that’s right, all you have to do is attain and install the LEDs, route the wiring to the receiver … more


Cool Bonus Accessories on Axial Parts Trees

By Tony Phalen on Apr 06, 2016
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Words and photos by Tony Phalen All RC kits that require you to build them have multiple parts trees that have been injection molded with different types of plastics. Sometimes, after your kit is completely assembled, you might end up … more


Installing a Snow Plow on Your SCX10

By Tony Phalen on Feb 25, 2016
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Words and photos by Tony Phalen Being a SoCal native, I’ve never had a reason to build a RC vehicle with a snow plow attachment. After a move to Connecticut back in 2013, it occurred to me why a slew … more


Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck Full Option Build

By Tony Phalen on Jan 26, 2016
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Words and photos by Tony Phalen Whenever I get a new vehicle, I like to take the first couple weeks to just drive it in box-stock form to learn about its traits; how it handles, any quirky nuances, etc. During … more