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Aaron Waldron

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Aaron Waldron

Past LiveRC Reporter

 aaron@liverc.com

Otherwise known as Waldo.

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Latest From Aaron

  • Media
    Pelaez signs with 6MIK
    Spanish off-road racer Alberto Peleaz Gamez joins the 6MIK racing team.
    Aaron Waldron April 11, 2018, 10:20 a.m. View Comments
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    Watch Drake discuss different bodies for the MBX8 [VIDEO]
    In his latest video, Adam Drake talks about the stock Mugen Seiki Racing body as well as the Pro-Line Racing Predator, and highlights the differences between the two.
    Aaron Waldron April 10, 2018, 12:59 p.m. View Comments
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    WHERE’S WALDO: Another one bites the dust
    Is the closing of Speed RC Raceway an unfortunate anomaly, or another data point in an alarming trend? And if this is part of a pattern, how do we reverse it — or at least slow it down?
    Aaron Waldron April 10, 2018, 3:45 p.m. View Comments
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    POLL: Do you own any vintage RC cars?
    The old-school RC scene has caught on strong over the last few years, with some collectors keeping pristine kits in boxes or on the shelf while others prepare their vintage vehicles ready to race. Do you own any vintage RC cars?
    Aaron Waldron April 9, 2018, 8:22 a.m. View Comments
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    TALK IT UP TUESDAY: Sven Rudig
    Sven Rudig decided at a young age to turn his hobby into a career, and founded Ruddog Distribution, Vampire Racing and Pulse RC and co-founded Revolution Design Racing Products. Learn more about Rudig's life and passion for RC in this week's Talk It
    Aaron Waldron April 9, 2018, 3:20 p.m. View Comments
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    New Team Associated Factory Team brass inner and outer arm mounts for TC7.1
    These optional brass suspension mounts for the Team Associated TC7.1 can be used to tune the vehicle's center of mass.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 12:18 p.m. View Comments
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    Optional lightweight aluminum axles for Kyosho V-One R4
    These aluminum axles, or "wheel shafts," for the nitro-powered Kyosho V-One R4 touring car are 14 grams lighter than the steel units they replace.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 2:17 p.m. View Comments
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    Willetts, Hayden-Ball and Reeves won HNMC Summer opener [VIDEO]
    The first race of the summer season at the Herts Nitro Model Club sees Simon Willetts, Darren Hayden-Ball and Simon Reeves win the Nitro Buggy, Nitro Truck and Electric Buggy finals.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 7:34 a.m. View Comments
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    Preview of upcoming XRAY gear differential for pan cars
    XRAY designer Martin Hudy shared a few photos of the parts that show the development of a sealed gear differential to fit the X12 and X1 platforms.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 10:39 a.m. View Comments
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    Watch Tessmann talk about converting the XT8 front hubs [VIDEO]
    XRAY star Ty Tessmann shows how to change the front hubs of the XT8 for more performance.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 8:18 a.m. View Comments
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    Maifield signs contract extension with REDS through 2019
    Ryan Maifield has won several major races with REDS Racing engines, and how he agrees to continue as part of the company's racing team until at least the end of next season.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 11:36 a.m. View Comments
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    New Flash Point pit caddy
    Flash Point releases a special bag to help carry your gear to and from pit lane.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 8:58 a.m. View Comments
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    New 2.75-degree toe-in D-blocks for HB Racing 817 buggies and trucks
    Machined from black-anodized aluminum and made in widths to fit either the D817/E817 or D817T/E817T, the slight reduction in toe-in from the standard 3.00 degree mount reduces traction slightly for more steering.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 9:16 a.m. View Comments
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    Jefferies, Finlay, Madison and Sully won BTCC opener
    Olly Jefferies won the Modified final at the first round of the Schumacher RC Racing British Touring Car Championship, Zak Finlay and Jimmy Madison topped the 13.5 Boosted and Blinky main events, and Adrian Sully won the 17.5 class.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 9:57 a.m. View Comments
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    Hellquist, von Elling, Nilsson and Parker won Swedish carpet nationals
    XRAY teammates Marcus Hellquist and Marcus von Elling won the Modified and Stock touring car titles at the Swedish nationals, while Niclas Nilsson and Nathan Parker earned the 1/12-Scale and F1 victories.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 7:52 a.m. View Comments
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    New Mugen Seiki Racing pit caddy
    Nitro mechanics can use this Mugen Seiki Racing-branded bag to carry much-needed essentials to and from the pits.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 10:23 a.m. View Comments
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    New ST Racing Concepts option parts for Venture FJ Cruiser
    ST Racing Concepts releases three new items for the Venture FJ Cruiser, including two made of brass for additional weight.
    Aaron Waldron April 6, 2018, 10:56 a.m. View Comments
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    FLASHBACK FRIDAY: A complete timeline of Team Associated RC10T stadium trucks
    Back in 1991, the original Team Associated RC10T — with box art mimicking a full-size pickup jumping down from the peristyle at the Los Angeles Coliseum — kicked off what is perhaps the most successful series of stadium trucks in RC history. To celeb
    Aaron Waldron April 5, 2018, 4:40 p.m. View Comments
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    Third episode of Inside A Main Hobbies video series [VIDEO]
    Check out the distribution center and meet A Main Hobbies upper management in video three of this four-part saga.
    Aaron Waldron April 5, 2018, 1:49 p.m. View Comments
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    Race Opt International carbon fiber conversion kit for T3-01 Dancing Rider trike
    This new carbon fiber chassis set from Race Opt transforms the T3-01 Dancing Rider trike into a race-ready on-roader.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 8:54 a.m. View Comments
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    Hobbico's statement on acquisition by Horizon Hobby
    Hobbico acknowledged the future of its brands under Horizon Hobby control in a press release.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 7:43 a.m. View Comments
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    New WRC Racing F18 1/10-scale formula car kit
    WRC Racing Team revamped its formula-class platform with a new chassis, new differential, new wings, new rear plate, new radio plate and more.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 8:40 a.m. View Comments
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    Bultynck joins Power HD
    Multi-time Belgian on-road champion Olivier Bultynck agrees to use Power HD servos.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 7:22 a.m. View Comments
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    Detailed photos of upcoming HB Racing D418 4WD buggy
    HB Racing publishes a gallery of pictures showing off the design of its new 1/10-scale 4WD buggy called the D418.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 9:08 a.m. View Comments
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    New Raceform V2 shock towers, rear sway bar holder and rear side skirt for EB410
    Raceform introduces new clear components for the EB410 in the form of second-generation front and rear shock towers, a rear sway bar holder and side skirts for the rear of the chassis.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 9:22 a.m. View Comments
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    New Arrowmax ultra-fine ride height gauge
    This new ride height gauge from Arrowmax can be used to measure the chassis clearance of 1/10- and 1/12-scale on-road racing vehicles in increments of just 0.1mm.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 7:14 a.m. View Comments
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    Watch this Traxxas 4-Tec vintage muscle car grudge match [VIDEO]
    Follow along with this Traxxas action clip as two 4-Tec touring cars are topped with old-school PROTOform muscle car bodies and pitted against one another in an impromptu race.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 7:59 a.m. View Comments
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    Check out this spotlight on the O.S. Speed B21 Adam Drake Edition engine [VIDEO]
    This new video from Hobbico shows the features and internal components of the new Adam Drake edition B21 O.S. Speed engine.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 8:10 a.m. View Comments
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    Pre-mounted Team C short course tires
    Team C releases its pin-and-bar short course treads pre-mounted to yellow spoke wheels.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 9:35 a.m. View Comments
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    Limited edition SWORKz LPF-7 off-road engine coming soon
    SWORKz will release just 66 of its upcoming LPF-7 off-road engines, which are fitted with a low-profile, red-anodized cooling head.
    Aaron Waldron April 4, 2018, 8:19 a.m. View Comments
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    Judge approves Horizon Hobby purchase of Hobbico
    The News-Gazette reports that a bankruptcy judge has approved Horizon Hobby to buy Hobbico’s Great Planes and Tower Hobbies divisions, as well as the Axial and ARRMA brands, for $18.8M. More than 300 Hobbico employees will be required to reapply for
    Aaron Waldron April 3, 2018, 10:55 a.m. View Comments
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    WHERE’S WALDO: What driving “basher” cars taught me about RC racing
    After more than a decade of focusing solely on driving the same vehicle around a track as quickly as possible, jumping from rock crawlers to monster trucks to just-for-fun cars gave me a whole new perspective on RC.
    Aaron Waldron April 3, 2018, 6:44 p.m. View Comments
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    POLL: What is the environment like at your local racetrack?
    Is your local track a fun and friendly place for beginners, or a competitive group of experts?
    Aaron Waldron April 2, 2018, 8:02 a.m. View Comments
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    TALK IT UP TUESDAY: Kenny Johnson
    Kenny Johnson began driving RC cars more than 25 years ago and was once one of the top off-road racers in the country. In addition to helping his son rise through the ranks, Kenny is the North American team manager for MKS Servos and has helped the T
    Aaron Waldron April 2, 2018, 1:24 p.m. View Comments
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    Batlle on top of Top 25 RC rankings after NEO victory
    Former world champion Robert Batlle is now the top-ranked driver on the planet after his international victory this past weekend, with six changes inside the top ten.
    Aaron Waldron April 2, 2018, 3:31 p.m. View Comments
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    THE SCIENCE OF SETUP: Episode 10 - Shocks, Part Three [VIDEO]
    The RC Crew Chief series returns to discuss more fine details of RC vehicle adjustments with this third video on tuning dampers.
    Aaron Waldron March 30, 2018, 12:09 p.m. View Comments
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    Watch the new Pro-Line Racing 1.9-inch Impulse Bead-Loc wheel in action [VIDEO]
    Check out this trail rig, fitted with the new Pro-Line Racing 1.9-inch Impulse wheels that require just a half-dozen screws to secure its beadlock rings.
    Aaron Waldron March 30, 2018, 2:39 p.m. View Comments
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    New Factory RC carbon fiber option parts for EB410
    Factory RC releases an array of carbon fiber pieces to fit the EB410, including the option of gold or blue weaves.
    Aaron Waldron March 30, 2018, 3:15 p.m. View Comments
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    Second Inside AMain Hobbies video [VIDEO]
    Check out more behind-the-scenes footage from AMain Hobbies in part two of four of this video series.
    Aaron Waldron March 30, 2018, 11:40 a.m. View Comments
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    Double Australian nationals win for McBride includes eighth straight Buggy title
    Team Associated star Kyle McBride won both the Buggy and Truck classes at the Australian national championship in Maitland last weekend, earning his eighth straight title in the Buggy division.
    Aaron Waldron March 30, 2018, 11:04 a.m. View Comments
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