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Trail and Scale, the new special issue from the editors of RC Car Action is an all-terrain RC adventure magazine.

Trail and Scale includes:

• Four awesome scale project trucks!
• Hot how tos! What you need to know to dominate the trail.
• Trail truck shootout: Who comes out on top?
• We drive the hottest trail trucks.

Table of Contents:


16 | Justin Hilton’s NSP-1
Real steel trick trophy truck
By Justin Hilton

28 | Traxxas Summit
A more realistic look for the multi-terrain monster
By Kevin Hetmanski

40 | Trail Truck Triple Threat
By RC Trail & Scale Team

50 | Tamiya Bruiser
Tamiya’s timeless Toyota, lifted and linked for today’s trail scene
By Kevin Hetmanski

66 | James Knight’s Desert Patrol Vehicle
Super-detailed Sand Striker
By RC Trail & Scale Team


22 | RC4WD Gelande II D110
Real-truck tech and Land Rover Defender styling combine for a premium off-road scale experience
By Carl Hyndman

34 | Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy
Axial’s first-ever 1/8 scale pushes the limits of solid-axle performance in kit and RTR versions
By Kevin Hetmanski

60 | Gmade Sawback
Jeep style and scale detailing unite in this rugged trail machine
By Joel Navarro


72 | Paint A “Hard” Body
Prime, paint, and polish to a showroom finish
By Kevin Hetmanski

76 | Easy Hard-body Weathering
Seven steps to add more realism to your ride
By James Knight


56 | Tekin FX-R Rock & T30 Pro Crawling Power System
Blazing trails with Tekin’s rock-ready combo By Kevin Hetmanski

80 | Novak Crusher
Xtreme sport and rock crawling brushless systems
By Pete Vieira


8 | Driver’s Seat

10 | Hot On The Trail
By RC Trail & Scale Team

82 | Off The Trail
Detailed for destruction!
By RC Trail & Scale Team

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