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Rory Ward of Racers Only Motorsports Designs

By Axial on Oct 24, 2011
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Story: Rodney Wills Photos: Scott Roberts & Rodney Wills I personally have been a fan of Rory’s art for a long time. My first Racers Only shirt was a Robby Gordon design when he was racing a Ford. It had … more

Axial Desert Location Scouting Trip

By Axial on Oct 24, 2011
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Axial’s marketing crew went out for a location scouting session recently. October is the “official” start of what is called “desert season” as the day time tempratures are nice and cool. Since our planned trip to visit Rory of Racers … more

Off-Road EXPO 2011 Pomona, Ca

By Axial on Oct 19, 2011
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The Off-Road EXPO is held each year at the Pomona Fairplex located in sunny Southern California and has been the def-facto event for the off-road community for twelve years now. The “desert season” as we call it is upon us … more

Axial / RECON G6 Challenge – Haunted Rock Park October 15, 2011

By Axial on Oct 18, 2011
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R.E.C.O.N. G6 Challenge Haunted Rock Park Rock Park – Reno, Nevada October 15, 2011 words & photos: Matthew Soileau Why was Rock Park chosen for the Halloween edition of the R.E.C.O.N. G6 Challenge? Tiss the month, it’s a great place … more

The Official SBG Axial Wraith Build Off

By Axial on Oct 12, 2011
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Event: The Official SBG Axial Wraith Build Off Location: The Scale Builder’s Guild Date: June 17th – September 3rd The Official SBG Axial Wraith Build Off This July the Scale Builder’s Guild members eagerly anticipated the release of our new … more

Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part VI – Final Assembly

By Axial on Oct 12, 2011
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For the final installment of our Wraith kit build series we will turn this beast into a roller. We will finish the chassis assembly, marry the chassis to the transmission and axles, install the body panels, mount the tires to … more

The AXIAL Geocache #5 Cache and Carry – Found!

By Axial on Oct 12, 2011
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Congratulations to Andrew Clark of Cogan Station, PA for getting out and finding the Axial Geocache #5. Andrew found the Axial Geocache #5 on October 23rd, 2011 at 12:30PM EST. Here is what Andrew had to say about his adventure. … more

Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part V – Chassis

By Axial on Oct 11, 2011
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Next step in our Wraith kit build is the assembly of the chassis. Flip to page 26 in the Wraith kit manual, start with step 25. Find bag E and the corresponding parts required from the various parts trees. We … more

Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part IV – Transmission

By Axial on Oct 11, 2011
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For Part IV of our Wraith kit build I will cover assembly of the transmission. The transmission for the Wraith is still based off our proven AX10 and SCX10 transmissions. Assembly is still very similar as well, with just a … more

Step By Step Wraith Kit Build – Part III – Links

By Axial on Oct 07, 2011
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For part 3 of the Wraith kit build we will cover building the links. I am also going to use a few upgrade parts in this step as well. Go to page 18 in the instruction manual, start with step … more