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A First Timer’s Guide to AXIALFEST

By Axial on Jun 30, 2015
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A First Timer’s Guide to AXIALFEST Words and Photos by Matt Soileau Are you planning on attending AXIALFEST? Is this your first time? Then this blog may be just what you have been looking for. This is Skeeno’s Guide to … more


What is Rock Racing?

By Axial on May 27, 2015
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Axial offers vehicles identified as rock crawlers and as rock racers such as the SCX10 and the Yeti, respectively. To make the perfect selection when purchasing your R/C vehicle, you need to know the difference between rock crawling and rock racing. … more


Gearing for Speed

By Axial on May 13, 2015
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The Yeti, Yeti XL and EXO Terra Buggy all have one thing in common. All three are built to be able to go fast, and the thing about speed is you always want more. Many factors contribute to how fast … more


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