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How to Remove Stripped Screws

By AR on Oct 02, 2014
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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


Brushed vs. Brushless Motors

By AR on Sep 30, 2014
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Axial Racing RTR vehicles come with either two types of motors, brushed or brushless. To better understand why Axial offers the two different types, it’s helpful to know the key differences between the two designs. As you’d expect, both designs have … more


Improve Crawler Performance

By AR on Sep 23, 2014
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Want your Axial Racing vehicle to be the king of hill? Of course you do. Follow these steps and you can take your SCX10, Deadbolt, or Wraith to the next level and dominate the competition. Tires Your truck’s tires are … more


Yeti Pre-run Checklist – Read Before You Run

By Axial Staff on Aug 26, 2014
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Now that the Axial Yeti is hitting hobby store shelves, we are hearing of more “Yeti sightings” being recorded! That being said we wanted to take a few minutes to help you get familiar with this new platform! First and … more


Proper Shock Care

By AR on Jun 18, 2014
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Maintenance Axial shocks are built in a similar fashion to high performance off-road shocks and are engineered for extreme use on a variety of terrains. Being built to take abuse, you do not have to service them between runs. If … more


Understanding the Axial Racing AX-3 Radio System

By AR on May 20, 2014
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The Axial Racing AX-3 transmitter included with Axial’s RTR vehicles is both complex and simple. It’s complex in that it features state of the art technology such as a 2.4 GHz signal. In contrast, the AX-3 is simple in that … more


Suspension 101 – Understanding Suspension Links Lengths

By AR on Apr 16, 2014
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The Axial Wraith, Ridgecrest, SCX10 and XR10 all use linked suspension designs. This means the axles are attached to the chassis via links, be it a 3- or 4-link setup. The links hold the axles in position and allow for … more


Full Option RTR Deadbolt

By Axial Staff on Dec 20, 2013
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Axial offers several optional upgrade parts for the RTR Deadbolt. Here is a quick run down of what is installed and why you may want to use these items. A couple photos of the fully option RTR Deadbolt. Axial also … more


Custom Wraith Build: First Person View (FPV) Setup

By AR on Oct 15, 2013
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First Person View or “FPV” as it’s known in it’s simplest form is the act of transmitting a video camera signal from an RC vehicle to a video receiver and viewing that video in goggles or on a video monitor … more


Axial’s AS-3 Servo Upgrade

By Axial Staff on Oct 15, 2013
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Axial’s AS-3 servo is standard equipment in all RTR Axial vehicles. We know most people hear the term “RTR servo” and they immediately think an “upgrade” is in order. But, this servo is actually very capable for an RTR servo, … more