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Radio Control Car Racer Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From €2.67 per issue Packed with the very latest cars and radio control equipment, Racer is the place to see what's hot and find out what our team of expert testers think.
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Getting started in RC
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Radio Control Car Racer  |  August 2012  


Features
14 A Touching Advantage
Team Orion’s new Touch charger brings them bang up to date with a distinctive looking unit that stands out from the crowd.
30 Boots Superb at Slough
The new-look 2012 BRCA 1:8 Off-Road National Championship held its first of four rounds at the famous Slough venue.
38 Updated Vorza
Since we first got our hands on a Vorza Flux back in 2009, things have developed a lot. HPI have given it a makeover complete with 2.4GHz radio.
54 Show Guide
The Racer team attended the annual Shizuoka Hobby Show held in Tamiya’s home town and spent a few days in andaround the stands of the show checking out all the new items.
58 LMR Does RHR
68 Green with Envy
Wombwell and Halifax hosted the first two rounds of the 1:8 on-road National Championship
72 Olly Heads West
Olly Jefferies offers tips and help when it comes to end point adjustment and tyre treatment.
80 LRP Column
88 Xray’s Crazy Time
90 Building an RC Kit
100 Spraying with Spain

Reviews
44 Schumacher SupaStox

62 Losi 22T RTR

74 Carisma M40S Audi

82 Tamiya Super Clod Buster

94 DHK Optimus RTR

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20 Editorial

20 Letters
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20 Who, What, When and Where?

21 Time Warp

57 Dates

71 Coming Up

104 Club Racer

112 Buyers Guide

114 All Over
Packed with the very latest cars and radio control equipment, Racer is the place to see what's hot and find out what our team of expert testers think.
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Latest car tests
RC news from around the world
Race reports and results
How-to articles
Hints and tips for more speed
Getting started in RC
How to improve your driving
Tips from World Champions
Competitions to win RC stuff
New product releases
Sneak previews of new products

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