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Venting Tires

By Axial on Apr 21, 2015
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Axial RC vehicles closely mimic real world high performance vehicles in many ways. They both look and function just like what they are modeled after. One exception is how the tires work. Of course, Axial’s tires look extremely realistic. They … more


What Is Scale?

By Axial on Mar 30, 2015
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Scale trucks are realistic trucks. That’s pretty easy to understand. If it’s “scale,” it’s about scale realism. But, what about the other way we use the word scale in RC? Before the word scale was slated as an offshoot of … more


Indoor Crawling Course Driving Tips

By Axial on Feb 25, 2015
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In many parts of the country, hobby stores have setup indoor crawling courses so that their customers can crawl year round. This is, of course, great, but crawling indoors can be radically different than outdoors. There are two basic types … more


Cold Weather Driving

By Axial on Feb 25, 2015
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Even if you put all of your Axial Racing vehicles away for the winter, you may find the temptation to try to tackle some axle-deep snow or the urge to slide around on some slick ice too much to take. … more


Understanding and Maximizing the AE-5 ESC

By Axial on Jan 22, 2015
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Wouldn’t it be great if ease of use didn’t mean a sacrifice in sophistication and performance? When it comes to electronics, there is often an unfortunate connection there. Axial purposely made the AE-5 ESC an exception. It is waterproof–a huge … more


Jump Properly

By Axial on Dec 02, 2014
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If you got started in RC with one of Axial’s rock crawlers, you may not know how to properly jump. What is there to it? There’s more to it than pointing your vehicle at a jump and launching it. The … more


Trim a Lexan Body

By Axial on Nov 17, 2014
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There are two ways to properly trim a body. One is the obvious method of using scissors to slowly trim the Lexan material away. The second method involves the far less obvious trick of scoring and snapping off the unwanted … more


Waterproof Your Receiver

By Axial on Nov 06, 2014
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There are a lot of opinions being shared on how to waterproof electronics items, such receivers. The downside on most of the techniques is that they void the warranties of the products they are supposed to protect. Even worse, they often don’t … more


Understanding Tire Wear

By Axial on Oct 24, 2014
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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
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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