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My Visit to Cars and Coffee

By Axial Staff on Jul 19, 2010
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On the rare occasions I wake up really early on the weekends, I like to make the most of it. This Saturday, I decided to go check out the rides at Cars & Coffee in the Mazda HQ parking lot … more


RD’s Adventures – 4th of July

By Randall Davis on Jul 10, 2010
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The weather was starting to heat up in So-Cal giving way to one of the few seasons we actually experience here: Summer! The 4th of July holiday weekend was fast approaching and the itch to lock into 4wd and hit the dirt was overwhelming. The Johnson Valley ‘Hammers’ were sweltering at 115 degrees so the decision was made to retreat to the cool comfort only Big Bear Lake could provide. At seven thousand feet in elevation our camp site, The Green Spot, was a comfortable 80 degrees. With camp set up on Friday night and the rigs prepped the stage was set for what we hoped would be some epic wheeling. … more


2010 Axial West Coast Championship Finals

By Axial Staff on Jul 08, 2010
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After months of waiting, and running numerous qualifiers, it was finally time to pack the Axial RV and head off to the Axial West Coast Championship Finals in Cisco Grove, Ca. The build-up for this years comp began back in … more


AWCC Finals – Scale Challenge

By Axial Staff on Jul 06, 2010
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Scale Challenge This year at the Axial West Coast Championships we decided to add a scale event to the itinerary. We wanted it to be a fun event, instead of a really serious competition. So, we came up with a … more


Congratulations Lakers!!!

By Axial Staff on Jun 18, 2010
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We’ll be front row and center next year. Have to give props to Boston too…Great game!

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Battlegrounds II

By Axial Staff on Jun 14, 2010
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Battlegrounds II By: Jeremy Fielder After a one year absence, BattleGrounds returned to the competition circuit this past May, better than ever. The event was hosted by Tri-StateCrawlers, and held at Oakes Quarry Park which is located within the City … more


2010 Scale Nationals

By Axial Staff on Jun 03, 2010
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The Montana Scale Designs (MSD) Scale Nationals was held this past weekend, May 28th-30th. This particular event concentrates more on the scale/realistic side of R/C, but these trucks can also still handle some moderate rock crawling and trail runs. The … more


XR10 Snapshots – Beadlock Wheels

By Axial Staff on May 20, 2010
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I have been getting a lot of questions lately asking about the XR10 beadlock wheels. Most people are wondering what the difference is in offset compared to our old wheels. So, for this round of “Snapshots” I will be covering … more


XR10 Snapshots-Axle Housings

By Axial Staff on May 11, 2010
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Well, over the next couple weeks I will be posting up some detailed pictures of various features that this kit has to offer. Today I’m going to start with one of the most critical areas, axle housings. Axle housing are the back bone of any rig that crawls in harsh terrain. If the housings aren’t up to par, then your chances of doing well at a big competition are already compromised. … more


RD’s Adventures – Tin Benders 2010

By Randall Davis on May 07, 2010
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Words: Randall Davis
Pictures: Randall Davis … more