Two New Beadlock Wheel Designs from SSD

Adding weight to your R/C crawler or trail rig is a great way to help balance and performance when traveling across various types of terrain. On easy (and stylish) way to achieve this is by adding a new set of wheels to your trail machine. SSD has introduced two new 1.9″ beadlock wheel designs to… Continue Reading

Two New Beadlock Wheel Designs from SSD

Two New Beadlock Wheel Designs from SSD

Adding weight to your R/C crawler or trail rig is a great way to help balance and performance when traveling across various types of terrain. On easy (and stylish) way to achieve this is by adding a new set of wheels to your trail machine. SSD has introduced two new 1.9″ beadlock wheel designs to… Continue Reading

RC4WD Reveals Their Latest RTR Trail Truck: The “Terrain”

RC4WD Reveals Their Latest RTR Trail Truck: The “Terrain”

The R/C scale and trail truck scene has become one of the most vibrant and energized areas of the radio-control hobby. RC4WD, a longtime player in the outdoor R/C arena, has introduced their latest model, the “Terrain”. This 1/10-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) trail truck features a “super duty-style” body that’s chock-full of scale detail both above… Continue Reading

REVIEW

First Impressions: ARRMA Fazon Voltage

First Impressions: ARRMA Fazon Voltage

Somewhere in this year’s avalanche of model updates from ARRMA, a new vehicle line was born. Borrowing traits and designs from two of their popular models, (the ⅛-scale Fazon 6S BLX and the 1/10-scale Granite), the Voltage series puts a twist on budget-friendly bashers. Hobbico sent me one of these new models, the Fazon Voltage… Continue Reading

Trick Out Your R/C Truck During RC4WD’s “Hot Deals” Sale

Trick Out Your R/C Truck During RC4WD’s “Hot Deals” Sale

RC4WD has some sweet savings in store for your scale R/C rig. For a limited time, everything in their “Hot Deals” category is 60% off. From tires and wheels to axles and other scale accessories, you can snag some great gear at an unbeatable price. But you’ll need to hurry, as this sale won’t last long.… Continue Reading

Your New Pit Pal: T-Works Aluminum Folding Shock Stand

Your New Pit Pal: T-Works Aluminum Folding Shock Stand

Keeping a tidy workspace or pit area is crucial, especially when theirs a job to do. Thankfully, there are tools that are both compact and handy, allowing you to get work done without creating a mess. T-Works has offered up a nice tool to assist with shock rebuilding. Their Aluminum Articulation Shock Stand is a… Continue Reading

New R/C Controller Wheel Options from Expansion RC

New R/C Controller Wheel Options from Expansion RC

If you’ve upgraded and tricked-out every aspect of your radio-controlled machine, why not show your controller some love with a new steering wheel? Expansion RC has added a selection of new, sleek wheel designs to their lineup of accessories. “Spiral” Custom R/C Steering Wheel – $10.00 “Spyder” Custom R/C Steering Wheel – $10.00 “Spade” Custom… Continue Reading

R/C Giant Hobbico Files for Chapter 11 Relief

R/C Giant Hobbico Files for Chapter 11 Relief

I hate reading news about any hobby brand running into troubles, however, Hobbico announced today that they’ve filed for Chapter 11 relief and are pursuing the sale of the company. Although I’ve only been a hobbyist for a handful of years, I’ve had the privilege of getting to know many individuals within the industry. That… Continue Reading

Kyosho’s Inferno 1/8 GT2 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

Kyosho’s Inferno 1/8 GT2 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon

If you love to hear the roar of an engine when you mash the trigger on your R/C controller, then a gas or nitro-powered machine is the right fit for you. For those of you with an attraction to muscle cars, Kyosho has released their Inferno GT2, featuring a Dodge Challenger SRT Demon body shell.… Continue Reading

R/C Pilot Colton Clark Joins Team Futaba

R/C Pilot Colton Clark Joins Team Futaba

Futaba had a busy 2017, adding a number of talented pilots and drivers to their stable. The new year brings with it a new face, as Colton Clark has joined Futaba’s “Air Team”. From Futaba: Colton caught the 3D bug after he saw a video featuring World Champion Quique Somenzini. After many years of 3D,… Continue Reading

Terrorize the Track with Team Redcat’s TR-SC10E Short Course Truck

Terrorize the Track with Team Redcat’s TR-SC10E Short Course Truck

Redcat Racing’s premier R/C brand, Team Redcat, is known for releasing many high-performance, adrenaline-fueled radio-controlled machines. Their latest model is the TR-SC10E, a four-wheel drive, 1/10-scale short course truck. Powered by a 4300kv brushless motor, this truck has Redcat Racing’s signature body DNA running through its veins. The chassis appears to have a durable aluminum… Continue Reading

Another Rig on the Scale R/C Horizon: The HoBao DC-1

Another Rig on the Scale R/C Horizon: The HoBao DC-1

2018 is picking up right where 2017 left off, at least as far as the scale R/C scene is concerned. Joining the impressive pack of 1/10 trail and off-road rigs is HoBao, a brand who primarily produces “go-fast” radio-controlled cars, trucks, and buggies. Based on a placeholder on their product page, they’ll soon be throwing their… Continue Reading

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the HPI Venture FJ Cruiser

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the HPI Venture FJ Cruiser

One of the most-talked-about 1/10-scale radio-controlled trucks in 2016 didn’t make an appearance until late 2017. However, since its release, the HPI Venture has become a hit among R/C hobbyists. Whether it’s the appeal of the Toyota FJ Cruiser body, HPI’s take on chassis layout, or the fact that it’s a capable rig, folks have… Continue Reading

Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E LYNX ORV: Details, Pricing, & More!

Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E LYNX ORV: Details, Pricing, & More!

The second ready-to-run (RTR) vehicle from Carisma Scale Adventure is less about outdoor adventure and focused more on survival. Since announcing the SCA-1E LYNX ORV late last year, additional details and pricing information has been released for this 1/10-scale radio-controlled rig. Based on an apocalyptic theme, the LYNX rocks a modern, aggressive body style while it’s older… Continue Reading

Hexfly Launches a New Line of Brushless ESCs for 1/8 & 1/10 R/C Models

Hexfly Launches a New Line of Brushless ESCs for 1/8 & 1/10 R/C Models

Hexfly has launched a new lineup of brushless-ready electronic speed controls (ESC) for 1/8 and 1/10-scale radio-controlled cars and trucks. These new components will be distributed exclusively through Redcat Racing, who has used Hexfly components in their Everest GEN7 trail rig. Four new ESCs make up the new line, with each model capable of handling… Continue Reading

Traxxas Blasts into 2018 with a Big Air X-Maxx Bash [Video]

Traxxas Blasts into 2018 with a Big Air X-Maxx Bash [Video]

There’s nothing quite like ringing in the new year with some all-out R/C action. The folks at Traxxas are welcoming 2018 the only way they know how; by slinging their mighty X-Maxx monster truck over dirt mounds and catching big air. If you’ve been looking to get into the hobby (and in a big way),… Continue Reading

Review: Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Sport

Review: Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Sport

I have a love/hate relationship with surprises. Good surprises, such as receiving a new R/C vehicle, or finding extra money in your wallet, are perfect. However, there are bad surprises too. When it comes to radio-controlled cars and trucks, I’ve found that there can be surprises lurking around every corner. When Redcat Racing announced they… Continue Reading

Save on a Selection of Quadcopters at Best Buy

Save on a Selection of Quadcopters at Best Buy

There are numerous vehicle and aircraft categories which make up the R/C hobby. Quadcopters and multi-rotors alone have a variety of uses and applications, from race-bred machines to aerial photography tools. If taking to the air is on your wish list, Best Buy has a number of quadcopters discounted for their post-holiday sale. Select DJI quadcopters, from… Continue Reading

Big-time Fun: Losi’s Super Baja Rey 1/6-scale Desert Truck

Big-time Fun: Losi’s Super Baja Rey 1/6-scale Desert Truck

If you believe in going big with your radio-controlled vehicles, Losi’s latest larger-scale beast is worth checking out. Sending 2017 out with a bang is their new Super Baja Rey 1/6-scale 4×4 Desert Truck. To say this truck is fully-loaded is an understatement. There aren’t many features that haven’t been crammed into this larger-than-normal chassis.… Continue Reading