New T-Bone Racing EXO Cage Options for the ARRMA Kraton & Talion

T-Bone Racing has released two new ‘EXO Cage’ products for the ARRMA Kraton and ARRMA Talion. Both of these cage options will help protect the body shell of these basher-focused beasts, allowing you to push each machine to its limits. Made from durable nylon, each EXO cage mounts onto the body by way of included… Continue Reading

Review: New Bright R/C Frenzy X-10 Brushless Stadium Truck

Review: New Bright R/C Frenzy X-10 Brushless Stadium Truck

When the New Bright R/C Frenzy X-10 arrived on my doorstep late last year, I was excited to see how a brushless-powered “toy-grade” radio-controlled truck would hold up, both to my expectations and against other hobby-grade speed machines. After some intense testing and overall fun, this truck has proven what it can do, and how… Continue Reading

A Father’s Day Discount from Pro-Line

A Father’s Day Discount from Pro-Line

Celebrate Dad and share the R/C hobby with this special discount from Pro-Line. Between now and Sunday, June 17, you can take an additional 15% off your order at prolineracing.com. Simply use coupon code DAD18 when you check out. Image credit: Pro-Line Continue Reading

REVIEW

First Impressions: WLToys 12428 Off-road Buggy

First Impressions: WLToys 12428 Off-road Buggy

Opening the box for a new R/C vehicle is a bit like opening a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. Sorry to borrow (and butcher) a line from Forrest Gump, but I’ve opened more than my fair share of cars (and chocolates) in my time, and each new model brings… Continue Reading

A Detailed Look at the TLR 8ight-X Buggy [Video]

A Detailed Look at the TLR 8ight-X Buggy [Video]

The team at TLR gave an excellent, up-close look at their latest nitro release, the 8ight-X buggy. For those of you who run nitro R/C buggies, this is a nice breakdown of the design and thought that went into this new model. Visit tlracing.com for complete details on this model. Image credit: Team Losi Racing Continue Reading

Team Losi Racing 8ight-X Nitro Buggy Kit

Team Losi Racing 8ight-X Nitro Buggy Kit

Team Losi Racing has announced the release of their latest 1/8-scale nitro buggy, the 8ight-X. The latest iteration of their 8ight platform, the “X” features a number of revisions focused on handling performance and durability. Overall chassis width has been increased to provide greater stability, while the suspension arms have been tweaked to allow the… Continue Reading

Boom Racing MaxGrappler 1.9″ R/C Scaler Tires

Boom Racing MaxGrappler 1.9″ R/C Scaler Tires

Boom Racing has introduced a new 1.9″ R/C scale tire option for those looking for both grip and style. Featuring their super-soft Gekko compound, their MaxGrappler scale R/C tires aim to provide exceptional grip performance for any 1/10-scale trail rig. With a scale tread pattern, these tires should look right at home on any radio-controlled… Continue Reading

Tamiya Subaru Imprezza Mexico 2004 TT01E Kit Re-release

Tamiya Subaru Imprezza Mexico 2004 TT01E Kit Re-release

Tamiya has announced a new 1/10-scale R/C car re-release that’s sure to rev up fans of rally car racing. The Subaru Imprezza Mexico 2004 TT01E (#47372) is a 1/10-scale, four-wheel drive kit which beautifully captures the details of an early 2000’s 1:1 rally car. With a beautiful polycarbonate body design that mimics the same body… Continue Reading

New TRX-4 Tire and Wheel Options from Traxxas

New TRX-4 Tire and Wheel Options from Traxxas

If your stock Traxxas TRX-4 could use a new look for the summer, the Traxxas team has released a variety of new wheels, tires, and beadlock rings for their popular trail machine. Sticking with the stock, 1.9″ wheel size, Traxxas is now offering Method “D” hole wheels in two finishes, (black chrome or charcoal gray).… Continue Reading

Letting Loose with the New Bright RC Frenzy X-10 [Video]

Letting Loose with the New Bright RC Frenzy X-10 [Video]

A fun, unique R/C machine arrived on my doorstep last fall…patiently waiting for a chance to stretch its legs…er…tires. Thanks to some warm(er) weather and a clear calendar, I set out to shake down the New Bright RC Frenzy X-10 once again. A local park’s parking lot provided the perfect spot for me to reacquaint… Continue Reading

PROTOform T-HD PRO-Lite Body for 1/10 R/C Cars

PROTOform T-HD PRO-Lite Body for 1/10 R/C Cars

In any form of racing, you’re always on the lookout for a competitive edge. If you’re an oval-track R/C racer looking to make your car as lean as possible, PROTOform has new body option for you. Taking their popular, race-tested T-HD body design and molding it out of .022 polycarbonate for less overall weight, their… Continue Reading

Refurbished DJI Deals at Newegg

Refurbished DJI Deals at Newegg

Score steep savings on a variety of quadcopter models. Nothing beats taking the sky and capturing summertime action from a new angle. If you’ve wanted to take up quadcopter piloting and are looking for a deal, Newegg.com has a number of refurbished DJI quadcopters on sale. Here are a few of the best refurbished DJI… Continue Reading

Traxxas TRX-4 Bronco LED Light Kit

Traxxas TRX-4 Bronco LED Light Kit

Traxxas is ratcheting up the level of detail in their TRX-4 Ford Bronco with a new LED lighting kit. Featuring everything you need to illuminate the trail, this lighting kit is an easy way to add a new level of detail to this popular R/C scaler. Included in the TRX-4 Ford Bronco Light Kit (#8035)… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Traxxas TRX-4 Sport [Video]

See it in Action: Traxxas TRX-4 Sport [Video]

With the announcement of the Traxxas TRX-4 Sport, those of you who have been tempted to try out the Traxxas approach to scale R/C now have a lower cost, base model vehicle to begin your journey with. Featuring fewer features than previous TRX-4 models, you may be wondering how the newest Traxxas rig will perform.… Continue Reading

Traxxas UDR Upgrades from Exclusive R/C

Traxxas UDR Upgrades from Exclusive R/C

“The Scale King” has been hard at work, crafting new upgrades and accessories for a variety of popular R/C vehicles. The latest machine to receive some attention is the ultra-realistic Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer. While the Traxxas UDR is a stunning machine in stock configuration, these new accessories and upgrade parts can take its level… Continue Reading

Traxxas TRX-4 Sport: No Frills, All Fun

Traxxas TRX-4 Sport: No Frills, All Fun

In just under a year, Traxxas has managed to secure solid footing in the R/C scaler world with their TRX-4 platform. From the original Land Rover Defender to the mind-blowingly beautiful Ford Bronco (and everything in-between), they’ve created some amazing machines that have garnered a loyal following. If the TRX-4 buzz has been too hard… Continue Reading

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 55: The Toy Car Creative

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 55: The Toy Car Creative

This episode of the podcast features a guest that I’ve known online for quite a while and have been a big fan of his photography work and approach to the hobby. Nick Coward (aka The Toy Car Creative) captures R/C action through the lens of his camera and also hits the track with his own radio-controlled… Continue Reading