You Can Help AMain Hobbies Employees Recover from Recent Wildfires

The R/C hobby is above-all-else, a community. When those in the community need help, I’ve seen many within the hobby rise to the occasion to help out. Some folks at AMain Hobbies have experienced devastating loss to homes and transportation in the wake of the recent California wildfires. To help the affected employees and their… Continue Reading

You Can Help AMain Hobbies Employees Recover from Recent Wildfires

You Can Help AMain Hobbies Employees Recover from Recent Wildfires

The R/C hobby is above-all-else, a community. When those in the community need help, I’ve seen many within the hobby rise to the occasion to help out. Some folks at AMain Hobbies have experienced devastating loss to homes and transportation in the wake of the recent California wildfires. To help the affected employees and their… Continue Reading

Save an Additional 11% During Exclusive R/C’s Veterans Day Sale

Save an Additional 11% During Exclusive R/C’s Veterans Day Sale

Exclusive R/C is offering up an 11% discount during their Veterans Day sale. By using coupon code VETERANSDAY during checkout, you can save on all in-stock Exclusive R/C-created accessories and gear until midnight on Monday, November 12, 2018. Visit thescaleking.com to see what items are available and take advantage of this savings offer. Image credit:… Continue Reading

Kyosho Fazer MK2 Rage 2.0

Kyosho Fazer MK2 Rage 2.0

Sometimes you just need an R/C machine that you can take off the shelf, and blast around in your yard or local park. No scale details, no accessories, no high-end upgrades. Just you, a machine, and fun. Kyosho’s Fazer MK2 Rage 2.0 appears to be a vehicle that can fit that need. This 1/10-scale, 4-wheel… Continue Reading

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First Impressions: New Bright Trak Attak

First Impressions: New Bright Trak Attak

New Bright has always held a special place in my childhood memories. My first remote-controlled vehicle was a New Bright Corvette which I had gotten in the mid-1980’s. I can still remember the many Details and features that were built into it. Working headlights, including the iconic “pop-up” headlamp function, opening doors and a removable… Continue Reading

Pro-Line’s Veterans Day Sale: Save an Additional 15%

Pro-Line’s Veterans Day Sale: Save an Additional 15%

Pro-Line is celebrating Veterans Day with an additional discount on their lineup of bodies, wheels, tires, and R/C accessories. Between November 10 and November 12, 2018 you can save an additional 15% off your next order at prolineracing.com. To activate the savings, simply use coupon code SALUTE18 when you checkout. Visit prolineracing.com to see the… Continue Reading

A New Hero on the Trail Scene: RC4WD’s 1/10 Hero Desert Runner

A New Hero on the Trail Scene: RC4WD’s 1/10 Hero Desert Runner

The super-scale aficionados at RC4WD have cooked up a new 1/10-scale model for fans of modern-day trucks. Based heavily on the appearance of the Ford F-150, their Hero Desert Runner is a  4-wheel drive model, available in either ready-to-run (RTR) or almost-ready-to-run (ARTR) configurations. Featuring near-realistic 1:1 styling on both the body set and the chassis,… Continue Reading

Tamiya Avante (2011) Black Special 1/10-scale Buggy Re-release

Tamiya Avante (2011) Black Special 1/10-scale Buggy Re-release

If you’re feeling nostalgic for the not-so-distant past, Tamiya has a new model that’s sure to spark some fun. Taking inspiration from their Mini 4WD lineup, the new Avante (2011) Black Special kit features a black and grey color scheme, eye-catching wheels, and an overall old-school, classic buggy feel. Originally released in 1988, the Avante has… Continue Reading

Review: Duratrax Deep Woods CR 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

Review: Duratrax Deep Woods CR 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

While I’ve been content with most of the ready-to-run (RTR) tires that have been paired with my R/C crawlers and trail machines, it’s always fun to venture off the beaten path and experiment with some new options. After throwing a set of Pro-Line Hyrax tires on our Carisma Scale Adventure Lynx, I decided to outfit… Continue Reading

Losi’s Large-scale Super Baja Rey BND Desert Truck

Losi’s Large-scale Super Baja Rey BND Desert Truck

Bring your own controller and kick off the fun with Losi’s latest large-scale R/C machine. The 1/6-scale Super Baja Rey Desert Truck is now available as a bind-n-drive (BND) model. This brushless-powered truck is almost ready to roll, all you need to supply is a compatible DSMR radio, battery, and charger. Among the highlights of… Continue Reading

ScalerFab Trail Armor for the Redcat Racing Everest GEN7

ScalerFab Trail Armor for the Redcat Racing Everest GEN7

The Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 is one tough truck in stock form but if you want to amp up its toughness, ScalerFab has released a new set of Trail Armor accessories for this 1/10-scale R/C crawler. From front and rear bumper options to two styles of roof racks, these durable, all-metal accessories are a quick… Continue Reading

Redcat Racing GEN8 International Scout Highlights

Redcat Racing GEN8 International Scout Highlights

A little more than a year ago, Redcat Racing released their first “true” scale R/C model, the Everest GEN7. This low-cost, high-performance trail truck quickly gained fans (myself included) and served as a showcase of Redcat Racing’s design progression. A year later, Redcat Racing has folks revved up yet again with their next-generation rock and… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Monster Fusion Brute Bash Armor Short Course Truck Body

Pro-Line Monster Fusion Brute Bash Armor Short Course Truck Body

Pro-Line has now expanded their Brute Bash Armor lineup to include modified short course trucks. Their pre-cut Monster Fusion Brute Bash Armor body is designed to fit the Traxxas Slash (2WD or 4WD) with 2.8″ monster truck wheels. The all-white body is twice as thick as your standard clear polycarbonate body and is designed to… Continue Reading

Price Cuts on Popular Scale R/C Rigs from Axial, Vaterra, and HPI

Price Cuts on Popular Scale R/C Rigs from Axial, Vaterra, and HPI

While we haven’t quite hit the holiday shopping season, here are a few discounts and price reductions on select Axial, HPI, and Vaterra scale trail trucks that are sure to jumpstart your wishlists. With discounts ranging between $20 and $50, there are plenty of ways to save money on your next off-road R/C machine. Axial SCX10… Continue Reading

Traxxas Rustler 4×4 Stadium Truck, Now with Titan Power

Traxxas Rustler 4×4 Stadium Truck, Now with Titan Power

Are you craving an R/C truck that blends performance and aggressive styling with a sub-$300 price tag? If you answered yes, then the Titan-powered Traxxas Rustler 4×4 might be worth parking in your R/C garage. This identical twin to the brushless-powered Rustler 4×4 VXL brings with it the same styling and chassis design, but with… Continue Reading

Losi Teases “Something New” for 10.25.18

Losi Teases “Something New” for 10.25.18

‘Tis the season for new model releases and rampant speculation! Through a series of photo posts, Losi has been teasing a new model (or models) announcement for October 25, 2018. While they’ve cleverly hidden the identity and shape of this unnamed vehicle, they’re using some powerful wording to help stir the souls of hobbyists. “Never… Continue Reading

An Ultimate Update: Traxxas Slash 4×4 Ultimate

An Ultimate Update: Traxxas Slash 4×4 Ultimate

Traxxas has been updating a number of their popular R/C models this year and the latest round of revisions focuses on the Slash 4×4 Ultimate. As the name implies, this is a tricked-out version of the category-defining Slash short course truck, featuring aluminum hardware and heavy-duty components. Among the updates are heavy-duty suspension arms and… Continue Reading

Blade Inductrix FPV HD Quadcopter

Blade Inductrix FPV HD Quadcopter

The Inductrix line has grown from a single quadcopter model into an assortment of aircraft. The latest offering from Blade is the Inductrix FPV HD, a ready-to-fly (RTF) quadcopter which pairs your smartphone to this tiny quadcopter for crisp, thrilling FPV experience. With a low-profile body design, the Inductrix FPV HD appears to be sleeker… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Brute Bash Armor for Traxxas Stampede 4×4 & PRO MT 4×4

Pro-Line Brute Bash Armor for Traxxas Stampede 4×4 & PRO MT 4×4

If you’ve been waiting for Pro-Line’s Brute Bash Armor to become available for other R/C models, you’re in luck. Pro-Line has extended the Brute Bash Armor line of ultra-durable bodies the Traxxas Stampede 4×4 and Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4. Pre-cut and pre-colored (white), this double-thick body has been designed with abuse in mind. Developed to prevent cracking… Continue Reading