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RC Car Action - - CONTENTS - BRAD BRUCKER GIB­SON CITY, IL

The awe­some race rig and dirt cars that you see here are the work of Brad Brucker. He’s the mar­ket­ing guy for Hori­zon Hobby, and he has taken some of Hori­zon’s prod­ucts and used them to make this hap­pen. The truck is a Tamiya King Hauler, which has a servo-ac­tu­ated fifth wheel, lights, and sound. The trailer is com­pletely cus­tom-built and has a steel square-tube struc­ture that sup­ports balsa wood and Lexan. Fea­tures of the trailer in­clude a com­plete in­te­rior, lights, and a door that flips open and closes by way of an RC4WD winch with lin­ear ac­tu­a­tors that move it up and down. The trailer has its own power source and re­ceiver to op­er­ate all its func­tions. Fin­ish­ing it off is a cus­tom-made wrap from P3 De­signs and alu­minum wheels from Xtra Speed. The two per­fectly sized cars you see are brush­less tour­ing cars from Dro­mida; the chas­sis are cov­ered with RJ Speed late-model bod­ies, and he made tire and wheel mod­i­fi­ca­tions to get the offset to match the bod­ies. Brad says he uses the same ra­dio and model to con­trol the rig, trailer, and each dirt car.

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