Eleven+ R/C Controllers Under $100

One of the most important components in your R/C lineup is your controller. No matter what activities you’re participating in, racing, drifting, crawling, or trailing, having a controller that is comfortable and feature-rich is crucial to your enjoyment of the hobby. While there is no limit to what you can invest in a new controller,… Continue Reading

The 2016 Team Associated Off-Road Championships to be Held at Trackside Hobbies & Raceway

The 2016 Team Associated Off-Road Championships to be Held at Trackside Hobbies & Raceway

While there have been a number of R/C-related events so-far in 2016, there are still many more on the horizon. One event in particular is taking place not far from my backyard. Trackside Hobbies & Raceway will be playing host to the 2016 Team Associated Off-Road Championships from November 2nd through November 6th. Located in… Continue Reading

REVIEW

Axis R/C Body Brace for Traxxas Slash and 1/10 Rally [Review]

Axis R/C Body Brace for Traxxas Slash and 1/10 Rally [Review]

Out of the box, the Traxxas Slash is a capable machine. It’s got power to go almost anywhere, and do just about anything that you’d like it to and if you’re looking to add to it’s already-impressive performance, there are a plethora of options you can choose from. Since I made my initial purchase, I’ve… Continue Reading

First Impressions: Sky Viper M500 Nano Drone

First Impressions: Sky Viper M500 Nano Drone

An inexpensive aircraft to help you earn your wings. Making the jump into radio-controlled aircraft from surface-only models can bring with it a steep learning curve. You’re dealing with additional vehicle controls, movements, and directions, while also trying to keep your aircraft airborne. My personal experience has had its own challenges, but the process has… Continue Reading

Team Associated Rolls Out Three New 1/18 Machines

Team Associated Rolls Out Three New 1/18 Machines

Smaller-scale radio-controlled cars and trucks have more than proven their worth in recent years. These fun and compact vehicles can be great additions to anyone’s R/C garage, and with more model types being released, adding a new machine to your RC garage has never been easier. Team Associated has released three new models, a monster… Continue Reading

RC Newb Podcast – Episode 38: Colton Baquet (RC Bound)

RC Newb Podcast – Episode 38: Colton Baquet (RC Bound)

During my limited time exploring the world of radio-controlled aircraft, I’ve quickly discovered that the “RC Newb” label is a perfect description of my status. With that in mind, I called on a knowledgeable pilot and R/C enthusiast, Colton Baquet, to join me on this episode of the RC Newb Podcast. Although he’s only been… Continue Reading

Tamiya Blackfoot 2016 Re-release Unboxing & Builds

Tamiya Blackfoot 2016 Re-release Unboxing & Builds

Through my travels in the R/C hobby, in both recent years and in my youth, certain models have stuck with me and have made lasting impressions to my memory. While the first radio-controlled (technically remote-controlled) car of mine (that I can remember) was a New Bright Corvette, the vehicle that associate with the hobby the… Continue Reading

Carisma’s Summer Sale – Save 25%

Carisma’s Summer Sale – Save 25%

Carisma is ending the Summer with a pop, with a 25% off sale. With an assortment of on-and-off-road vehicles, from DTM replicas to race-bred buggies, chances are you’ll find a unique vehicle to add to your R/C collection. To activate the savings, use promo code VJWDIIUEVPKL3J2 at checkout.  The Carisma Summer Sale runs from August… Continue Reading

RC Newb Podcast – Episode 37: Talking Tamiya with Rich from 2RCProductions

RC Newb Podcast – Episode 37: Talking Tamiya with Rich from 2RCProductions

I’m fresh off of a two-week vacation road trip and I’m ready to talK about all things R/C. Joining me for this episode is my good friend, and past RC Newb Podcast guest, Rich from 2RCProductions. We covered an array of topics in just over two hours, from his custom Tamiya “Stretchbox” build for fellow… Continue Reading

LiveRC is Partnering with ESPN to Cover the National Drone Racing Championships

LiveRC is Partnering with ESPN to Cover the National Drone Racing Championships

Another day, another major announcement regarding the sport of multi-rotor/quadcopter racing. With much attention being given to this sport, one of the more-intriguing aspects (for me) has been the push to make it a household, mainstream spectator sport. I’m hopeful that it can, one day, become as popular as some forms of auto racing, drawing… Continue Reading

Pro-Line 1985 Toyota HiLux Scale/Trail Two-Piece R/C Body

Pro-Line 1985 Toyota HiLux Scale/Trail Two-Piece R/C Body

Go back in time with this new scale body kit. If building scale, trail-ready radio-controlled rigs is your passion, you now have a new body style option to choose from. Pro-Line has released a new two-piece 1985 Toyota HiLux SR5 body that’s designed to fit radio-controlled vehicles with a 12.3″ wheelbase (such as Axial’s SCX10 Trail… Continue Reading

Team Redcat Officially Releases the TR-MT10E

Team Redcat Officially Releases the TR-MT10E

Redcat Racing’s premier brand/branch, Team Redcat, has officially announced the release of the TR-MT10E monster truck. As previously covered, this monster truck is a 1/10-scale, electric vehicle, in ready-to-run (RTR) form. Packed with a number of features that are reserved for Redcat Racing’s top-end machines, the TR-MT10E looks to be a great all-around “basher” and… Continue Reading

Axial’s SMT10 Grave Digger Monster Truck

Axial’s SMT10 Grave Digger Monster Truck

Axial has made a name for itself as a manufacturer of R/C vehicles that focus on scale realism and attention to detail. While there are other models on the market that may cover more visual elements and scale items, an Axial rig will get you headed in the right direction and provide you with a… Continue Reading