ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA 1/8-scale Speed Buggy

Are you in the market for a budget-friendly, basher-focused R/C buggy? If so, ARRMA’s latest brushed-powered beast might be the ride for you. The ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA combines 1/8-scale size with a reliable 4×4 drivetrain, and a solid brushed motor to create a radio-controlled buggy that’s under $250. While the price is certainly an… Continue Reading

ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA 1/8-scale Speed Buggy

ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA 1/8-scale Speed Buggy

Are you in the market for a budget-friendly, basher-focused R/C buggy? If so, ARRMA’s latest brushed-powered beast might be the ride for you. The ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA combines 1/8-scale size with a reliable 4×4 drivetrain, and a solid brushed motor to create a radio-controlled buggy that’s under $250. While the price is certainly an… Continue Reading

Axial’s Capra is Coming. What is Capra?

Axial’s Capra is Coming. What is Capra?

Playing the guessing game around Axial’s 9/12/19 release. Axial has released a number of new and surprising models this year, and it appears that they’ve got at least one more planned before 2019 wraps up. Following in the tire tracks of the Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3, the Wraith 1.9, the SCX24 Deadbolt, the SCX10 II… Continue Reading

Kyosho Inferno MP10T Nitro Truggy

Kyosho Inferno MP10T Nitro Truggy

Kyosho has released an update to their Inferno MP truggy lineup by introducing the Inferno MP10T. This nitro-powered, 1/10-scale truggy kit features an array of upgraded chassis components which are all designed to improve your on-track performance. Among the enhancements are redesigned upper front suspension arms (i-arm design), a 3-diff shaft drive chassis that’s based… 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

Traxxas TRX-4 Mercedes-Benz G 500 Off-road Wagon

Traxxas TRX-4 Mercedes-Benz G 500 Off-road Wagon

Things that make you go “hmmm…”. When I think of off-road, trail-ready R/C models like the Axial SCX10 II or Traxxas TRX-4, I don’t immediately think of chrome accents and lower-profile wheels. Still, that’s what you get from the latest addition to the Traxxas TRX-4 lineup; the TRX-4 Mercedes-Benz G 500. When this specific model… Continue Reading

Backyard Fun with the Element RC Enduro Sendero [Video]

Backyard Fun with the Element RC Enduro Sendero [Video]

My biggest summertime R/C surprise (aside from the incredibly fun Axial SCX24 Deadbolt), has been the Enduro Sendero RTR from Element RC. This rig has received plenty of praise during its rollout, and after getting my hands on one, I can see why. Smooth performance, an old-school appearance, and some unique chassis and transmission characteristics… Continue Reading

ProTek RC “TruTorque SL” Metric Hex Driver Set

ProTek RC “TruTorque SL” Metric Hex Driver Set

There are a number of “must-have” tools that every R/C enthusiast should keep on their workbench or in their toolbox, and a decent set of metric hex drivers is at the top of that list. One of the latest options from ProTek RC combines a lightweight, high-grip design with durable construction to give you more… Continue Reading

Transform Your Element RC Enduro with this Utility Bed Kit

Transform Your Element RC Enduro with  this Utility Bed Kit

Element RC has added another customization item for the Enduro Sendero RTR and Enduro Trail Truck Builder’s Kit. If your vision of the perfect R/C crawler includes a rugged utilitarian design, you can now add this Utility Bed kit to your rig before your next outdoor adventure. Everything you need is included in the kit,… Continue Reading

The 2019 DRL Allianz World Championship Takes Flight

The 2019 DRL Allianz World Championship Takes Flight

Does a New Season Equal a New Reason to Watch? Truth be told, I haven’t paid much attention to the Drone Racing League in the past year. Yet, something drew me to the announcement of the kickoff to the 2019 DRL Allianz World Championship. After taking some time off from watching this new form of… Continue Reading

Go Pro-Mod Racing with PROTOform’s Chevy Corvette C7 Body

Go Pro-Mod Racing with PROTOform’s Chevy Corvette C7 Body

As straight-line R/C racing grows in popularity, so too are the options for building and customizing your own radio-controlled dragster. PROTOform has released a new lid with modern-day style; the C7 Chevrolet Corvette. With a sleek, tapered design in the front and a wide, high-downforce rear decklid in the back, this body features an aggressive… Continue Reading

Carisma Releases a Series of Body Mods for the SCA-1E Lineup

Carisma Releases a Series of Body Mods for the SCA-1E Lineup

If you’ve got a Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E Coyote, Lynx, Ford F-150 or Land Rover Range Rover parked in your R/C garage, Carisma’s been cooking up body modifications just for you. Aiming to provide you with more customization options, they’ve released new body accessories for just about every trail rig in their lineup. If you… Continue Reading

More Colors, More Creativity: Pro-Line’s “Phase 4” R/C Body Paints

More Colors, More Creativity: Pro-Line’s “Phase 4” R/C Body Paints

Pro-Line has released another round of options to their ever-expanding line of water-based, polycarbonate paints. Phase 4 offers up five new colors, all centered around dark and rich tones for your next radio-controlled creation. Adding three colors to their “Standard” collection, one to “Metallic” and one to “Pearl”, these new color options provide even more… Continue Reading

Yokomo YZ-2 DTM3 & YZ-2 CAL3 1/10-scale Competition Buggies

Yokomo YZ-2 DTM3 & YZ-2 CAL3 1/10-scale Competition Buggies

Yokomo has recently updated two of their most-successful 2WD, 1/10-scale buggy models. Whether you race on dirt or artificial turf and carpet, these two kits have quite a few benefits over previous models. For dirt track dominance, “shorter, thinner, and lighter” are the best descriptions of the changes found on Yokomo’s YZ-2 DTM3 kit. Among… Continue Reading

Enter to Win an Everest GEN7 from Redcat Racing

Enter to Win an Everest GEN7 from Redcat Racing

Redcat Racing has launched the August 2019 edition of their “First Friday Giveaway”, with this month’s contest offering up an Everest GEN7 Sport. Between now and 1:00 PM (MST) on August 9, head over to the Redat Racing Facebook page and like and comment on this post to enter for your chance to win. First… Continue Reading

Outfit Your Traxxas TRX-4 with Armor from T-Bone Racing

Outfit Your Traxxas TRX-4 with Armor from T-Bone Racing

If you love to go big with your R/C basher, chances are you’ve bolted on a set of T-Bone Racing armor at some point and time. While they’re known for their durable body and chassis protection for go-fast radio-controlled machines, the T-Bone crew is getting back into the crawler scene with a few new items… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Trencher HP 3.8” All Terrain Belted Tires

Pro-Line Trencher HP 3.8” All Terrain Belted Tires

Continuing their rollout of belted tires, Pro-Line has introduced a 3.8″ version of their Trencher HP All Terrain tire. Pre-mounted on Raid 8×32 wheels, these are a great option for improving the high-speed performance of your 1/8-scale R/C basher. Designed for models such as the ARRMA Kraton, Traxxas E-Revo, Traxxas Summit or other R/C trucks… Continue Reading

Traxxas Two-step: New Color Options for the E-Revo

Traxxas Two-step: New Color Options for the E-Revo

Add a splash of color to your next R/C bash session with one of two new color options for the Traxxas E-Revo. While the entire truck received a top-to-bottom refresh in 2018, it’s been a while since new body colors have been released for this popular monster truck. The new color combinations include purple/orange/white and… Continue Reading

Enjoy “Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out” Savings from Horizon Hobby

Enjoy “Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out” Savings from Horizon Hobby

Horizon Hobby is offering up a nice discount on select radio-controller models, radios, and more during their “Sun’s Out, Fun’s Out” sale. Between now and September 2, 2019, you can get discounts on a number of products from Losi, Spektrum, Blade, and others. In addition to these specific deals, you can use coupon code SUNFUN19… Continue Reading