Carisma Audi R8 190mm Body Kit for R/C Touring and Drift Cars

Carisma has introduced a new body set for their M40S on-road kits and 1/10-scale 190mm touring and drift cars. As with their previous releases, the officially-licensed Audi R8 body is a gorgeous replica of the 1:1 LMS racer. Made from durable Lexan, this body mimics the body lines of the Audi R8 with amazing detail. Body… Continue Reading

Carisma Audi R8 190mm Body Kit for R/C Touring and Drift Cars

Carisma Audi R8 190mm Body Kit for R/C Touring and Drift Cars

Carisma has introduced a new body set for their M40S on-road kits and 1/10-scale 190mm touring and drift cars. As with their previous releases, the officially-licensed Audi R8 body is a gorgeous replica of the 1:1 LMS racer. Made from durable Lexan, this body mimics the body lines of the Audi R8 with amazing detail. Body… Continue Reading

Team Associated Expands Their CR12 Lineup with the Toyota FJ45

Team Associated Expands Their CR12 Lineup with the Toyota FJ45

The landscape of 1/12-scale R/C crawlers has changed quite a bit since the ECX Barrage showed up on the scene. Since joining the party with their CR12 Trail Series, Team Associated has been slowly building out their own line of mid-scale rigs. Adding to their Ford F-150 model, they have released a replica of the… Continue Reading

Toughness for the Trail: Spektrum’s DX5 Rugged R/C Crawler Radio

Toughness for the Trail: Spektrum’s DX5 Rugged R/C Crawler Radio

Spektrum has introduced a new 5-channel R/C transmitter that’s designed specifically for the scaler and crawler scene. The DX5 Rugged may look like a standard pistol-grip-style radio, but it’s packed with features to help you make the most out of your next outdoor adventure. Featuring a durable, water-resistant case, the DX5 Rugged is made to… Continue Reading

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A massive review of GPM products from Asiatees.com

A massive review of GPM products from Asiatees.com

Amazing Asiatees.  The GPM products that I ordered arrived so its time for another review. Well can I first start by saying thank you to RCNewb on Twitter and to Felix from Asiatees for all there help over that last year I wouldn’t be where i am now without you  so THANKS!!!!!!!!. Now to the products… Continue Reading

Team Associated Releases New Parts for the CR12

Team Associated Releases New Parts for the CR12

Team Associated has a variety of new option parts for their CR12 trail truck. While this 1/12-scale rig features plenty of options right out of the box, these add-on parts can help maximize its look and handling. For those who want to change up the appearance of their CR12, two new grille and bumper options… Continue Reading

Save 15% During Pro-Line’s “It’s Cold Outside” Sale

Save 15% During Pro-Line’s “It’s Cold Outside” Sale

Pro-Line has offered up a cold-weather deal to help you keep your R/C passion running hot. Between 12/14/18 and 12/16/18, you can save an additional 15% when you order from their website and use coupon code ITSCOLDOUTSIDE. This discount is good on any Pro-Line product, from tires and wheels to bodies and kits, including their… Continue Reading

Losi Tenacity 4WD SCT Brushed 1/10-scale Short Course Truck

Losi Tenacity 4WD SCT Brushed 1/10-scale Short Course Truck

Losi has released a new addition to their Tenacity lineup, the Tenacity 4WD SCT Brushed short course truck. This 1/10-scale truck takes the style and general chassis setup of the brushless Tenacity SCT and offers it with a brushless power plant. Two graphics packages are available for the Tenacity SCT Brushed, a Fox Racing livery… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Pro-Line’s PRO-Fusion SC 4×4

See it in Action: Pro-Line’s PRO-Fusion SC 4×4

If you have a desire to build your next R/C basher, then Pro-Line’s PRO-Fusion SC 4×4 kit might be just the machine for you. You bring the electronics (motor, ESC, steering servo), radio system, body, wheels, and tires, and Pro-Line delivers the rest. Although this is a short course truck-style model, the folks at Pro-Line… Continue Reading

Cross RC FR4 4×4 Crawler Kit Series

Cross RC FR4 4×4 Crawler Kit Series

Cross RC has introduced the FR4 lineup of scale trail models to their expanding fleet of 1/10-scale kits. With three trim levels to choose from, the FR4 offers a new experience for those who want to build their next R/C trail rig. The FR4A base model provides a 35T brushed motor, clear polycarbonate body, plastic… Continue Reading

See it in Action: ARRMA Typhon 4×4 3S BLX [VIDEO]

See it in Action: ARRMA Typhon 4×4 3S BLX [VIDEO]

ARRMA’s Typhon 4×4 3S BLX buggy not only carries impressive performance, but it also carries an impressive price of $299.99. If you’re searching for a new go-fast R/C basher, this model might be worth checking out. To see what this 1/8-scale machine is capable of, here are a few videos that showcase the Typhon’s performance… Continue Reading

XRay XB2D-19 2WD Electric Competition Buggy Kit

XRay XB2D-19 2WD Electric Competition Buggy Kit

Are you making plans to hit the track in 2019? If stepping into the competition side of the R/C hobby is on your list of New Year’s resolutions, XRay has released details on their latest 2wd, electric competition buggy, the XB2D-19. This kit features a variety of chassis updates and enhancements over the 2018 model,… Continue Reading

ARRMA Typhon 4×4 3S BLX R/C Buggy

ARRMA Typhon 4×4 3S BLX R/C Buggy

Fans of durable, go-fast 1/8-scale R/C buggies have a new option to consider; ARRMA’s Typhon 4×4 3S BLX. While the style and name may be similar to their Typhon 4×4 6S BLX buggy, this new model provides 3S-capable fun at a lower cost than it’s 6S sibling. Packed with all of the “basics” that you’d… Continue Reading

Build & Bash: Pro-Line’s PRO-Fusion SC 4×4

Build & Bash: Pro-Line’s PRO-Fusion SC 4×4

While ready-to-run (RTR) models have become the main way to get an R/C vehicle, there are still plenty of kit options available for hobbyists who want to experience the thrill of putting their vehicles together from bags of parts. Pro-Line has released their latest kit option, the PRO-Fusion SC 4×4, a 1/10-scale short course truck… Continue Reading

Traxxas Ford Fiesta ST Rally – Valentino Rossi Edition

Traxxas Ford Fiesta ST Rally – Valentino Rossi Edition

To coincide with their sponsorship of Valentino Rossi during the 2018 Monza Rally Show, Traxxas has released a special edition of their 1/10-scale Ford Fiesta ST Rally which replicates the look of the 1:1 VT46 rally racer. Based on the Traxxas Slash, this rally car features a low center-of-gravity chassis, all-wheel drive, and is powered… Continue Reading

JConcepts 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Monster Truck Body

JConcepts 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty Monster Truck Body

Monster truck fans, you have a new R/C body option for your ground-pounding machines. JConcepts has released a 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty monster truck body that’s designed to fit 12.5″ wheelbase models. Sporting authentic fody features from it’s 1:1 counterpart, this body option is an excellent upgrade option for 1/10-scale, solid-axle monster trucks. The… Continue Reading

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 58: Crazy R/C Ideas

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 58: Crazy R/C Ideas

It’s fun to kick around ideas and dream up ways to make the R/C hobby better, even if some of those ideas are a bit “far-fetched”. In this episode of the RC Newb Podcast, I give an update on what’s been going on in my R/C garage and share some unique ideas that have popped… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Redcat Racing’s GEN8 Scout II [VIDEO]

See it in Action: Redcat Racing’s GEN8 Scout II [VIDEO]

The anticipation is growing around the release of Redcat Racing’s GEN8 Scout II. If you’re awaiting the arrival of this new scaler/crawler, here’s a new video that will help tide you over. Personally, I’m very excited to see this rig hit the market and get into the hands of hobbyists. Beyond this, I look forward… Continue Reading

Twelve Days of Deals from Tower Hobbies

Twelve Days of Deals from Tower Hobbies

Happy Holidays, hobbyists! We’re in the midst of the holiday shopping rush, and there are still plenty of ways to save on your favorite R/C gear before December 25. Tower Hobbies has kicked off their “12 Days of Christmas” sale and it’s opened with a bang. The first two sale items are the Mini Convergence… Continue Reading