Pit Bull Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

Pit Bull R/C has released a new set of 1.9″ crawler tires for those who crave scale detail on every side of their radio-controlled rigs. Their Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ Crawler Tires are made from Pit Bull’s Alien Kompound, making them super-soft and ready to handle whatever the trail throws at them. Officially licensed by Braven,… Continue Reading

Pit Bull Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

Pit Bull Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

Pit Bull R/C has released a new set of 1.9″ crawler tires for those who crave scale detail on every side of their radio-controlled rigs. Their Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ Crawler Tires are made from Pit Bull’s Alien Kompound, making them super-soft and ready to handle whatever the trail throws at them. Officially licensed by Braven,… Continue Reading

Five New, Low-cost Servo Options from Onyx

Five New, Low-cost Servo Options from Onyx

Whether you’re upgrading your ready-to-run (RTR) radio-controlled machine or building a kit from scratch, picking a durable, well-performing servo should always be at the top of your list. Horizon Hobby has introduced five new, budget-friendly servo options to suit your steering needs. With sizes including micro, mini, and standard size, these servos aim to offer… Continue Reading

REVIEW

First Impressions: New Bright iRobot 710 Kobra

First Impressions: New Bright iRobot 710 Kobra

Radio-controlled robotics take center-stage with this unique, versatile machine. I have had my hands on a number of new R/C models from New Bright this year, with each one including its own set of surprises. These have been some of the first “toy grade” vehicles that I have driven in quite some time. While my… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Pro-Fusion SC 4×4 Build – Chassis Assembly

Pro-Line Pro-Fusion SC 4×4 Build – Chassis Assembly

As soon as I opened up the box containing my Pro-Line Pro-Fusion SC 4×4, I knew I was in for a great time. Sifting through the bags of parts, all labeled and ready to rip open, I gained an immediate sense of the level of quality and craftsmanship that went into the design of this… Continue Reading

Tamiya Toyota Supra Racing (A80) TT-02 Kit

Tamiya Toyota Supra Racing (A80) TT-02 Kit

Tamiya has introduced a new 4wd, on-road kit offering into their lineup; the Toyota Supra Racing (A80). Riding atop their TT-02 chassis, this shaft-driven model blends performance with beauty as it recreates the smooth, sleek lines of Toyota’s 1:1 Supra Racing (A80) machine. With its durable polycarbonate body, this 1/10-scale Supra features a smooth, flowing… Continue Reading

Into the Desert with the Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco [Video]

Into the Desert with the Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco [Video]

The Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco is, without doubt, one beautiful trail machine. From wooded forests to towering rock piles, there isn’t any setting where this rig looks out of place. For their most recent video adventure, the Traxxas team turned their pony loose in the desert, letting it roam free among the rocks and tumbleweeds.… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Big Bore Scaler Shock Shakedown [Video]

Pro-Line Big Bore Scaler Shock Shakedown [Video]

To date, I’ve spent more time at my workbench this year than behind an R/C controller. Still, with all of the kit builds, upgrade installs, and general maintenance that I’ve been doing, you have to find time to actually enjoy what you’re working on…right? With my recent write-up of Pro-Line’s Big Bore Scaler Shocks in… Continue Reading

Team Associated RC8 B3.2e 1/8-scale Competition Buggy Kit

Team Associated RC8 B3.2e 1/8-scale Competition Buggy Kit

Alongside their RC8 B3.2 nitro buggy kit, Team Associated has introduced their latest 1/8-scale electric variant, the RC8 B3.2e. Using what they’ve learned on the track, Team Associated’s newest RC8 model should give you the latest and greatest in e-buggy performance. Among the highlights of the RC8 B3.2e are; a revised suspension arm design and… Continue Reading

Desert Dreamin’ with the Traxxas UDR [Video]

Desert Dreamin’ with the Traxxas UDR [Video]

With its super-scale appearance and close to 1:1 handling characteristics, the Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer is an amazing off-road machine that blends visual detail with raw performance. Seeing one of these machines up close is a treat, but seeing it in action is just icing on the cake. The Traxxas team sent their UDR into… Continue Reading

SWORKZ S35-4E 1/8-scale Competition Buggy Kit

SWORKZ S35-4E 1/8-scale Competition Buggy Kit

Attention 1/8-scale buggy fans, you’ve got a new kit to lust over. SWORKZ has released details about their newest electric eighth-scale mode, the S35-4E. The next model in their S35 lineup, this 2020 model features an array of updates over previous models. A wider chassis, shorter shock bodies, shorter shock shafts, and updated shock caps… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Supersonic Speed Run Body for the Traxxas Slash 4×4

Pro-Line Supersonic Speed Run Body for the Traxxas Slash 4×4

Have visions of blistering speed taken over your R/C dreams? If building a speed run machine is at the top of your hobby to-do-list, then Pro-Line’s latest body will help you slice through the air and squeeze out as much speed as possible from your modified machine. The Supersonic Speed Run Body features a low,… Continue Reading

Team Associated RC8 B3.2 Nitro Buggy Kit

Team Associated RC8 B3.2 Nitro Buggy Kit

Team Associated has released its latest 1/8-scale nitro buggy kit, the RC8 B3.2. This next-generation competition buggy takes the best of the previous iteration of the RC8 B3.1 and puts it into the hands of racers everywhere. Highlights of the RC8 B3.2 include a revised suspension arm design, longer rear suspension arms, an enclosed battery… Continue Reading

JConcepts 1955 Chevy Bel Air Drag Eliminator Body

JConcepts 1955 Chevy Bel Air Drag Eliminator Body

The pulse of R/C drag racing is on the rise! JConcepts has released their second radio-controlled dragster body of 2020 and this time, they’re throwing it back to the “good ol’ days”. Their 1955 Chevy Bel Air Drag Eliminator Body features the same stylish design of the 1:1 cruising classic, but with a speed-inspired twist.… Continue Reading

Review: Pro-Line’s Big Bore Scaler Shocks

Review: Pro-Line’s Big Bore Scaler Shocks

When you have a stock set of shocks that perform as well as Redcat Racing’s GEN8 set, then you might be a bit skittish at the thought of upsetting that apple cart. I felt that way before swapping out the shocks on my blue GEN8, yet held onto the stock set on my orange machine.… Continue Reading

Rippin’ it Up with Redcat Racing’s Dukono Monster Truck [Video]

Rippin’ it Up with Redcat Racing’s Dukono Monster Truck [Video]

Redcat Racing’s Kaiju is currently the big man on campus when it comes to their monster truck lineup. However, don’t forget about their 1/10-scale Dukono and Dukono Pro monster trucks. Equally fun and budget-friendly, the Dukono looks like a sure-fire way to enjoy the go-fast side of the R/C hobby. Proving that this model isn’t… Continue Reading

Traxxas Sledgehammer Extreme Terrain Tires for the Rustler 4×4

Traxxas Sledgehammer Extreme Terrain Tires for the Rustler 4×4

Traxxas has released a new set of super-sized, pre-mounted tires for their Rustler and 4×4 and Rustler 4×4 VXL. With an aggressive tread pattern and extra-large size, their Sledgehammer Extreme Terrain Tire aims to add traction and improved ground clearance. Significantly larger than the stock Talon EXT 2.8 tires, the Sledgehammer tires eclipse the stock… Continue Reading