Category Archives: R/C Buyer’s Guide

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E

The booming scale R/C market gained another entry in late 2017 with the introduction of the Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E. This platform has quickly gained traction among hobbyists and has established itself as a solid option for hobbyists of any experience level and features plenty of room for modification and customization. If you want to… Continue Reading

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the ECX Barrage

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the ECX Barrage

Choosing any vehicle to get into the R/C hobby can be a bit of a challenge. Whether you want to go fast or take it easy, there are any number of models to choose from, all with various features and prices. If you’ve been wanting to check out the radio-controlled rock crawling and “scaler” community,… Continue Reading

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the HPI Venture FJ Cruiser

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the HPI Venture FJ Cruiser

One of the most-talked-about 1/10-scale radio-controlled trucks in 2016 didn’t make an appearance until late 2017. However, since its release, the HPI Venture has become a hit among R/C hobbyists. Whether it’s the appeal of the Toyota FJ Cruiser body, HPI’s take on chassis layout, or the fact that it’s a capable rig, folks have… Continue Reading

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Axial RR10 Bomber

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Axial RR10 Bomber

When I added Axial’s RR10 Bomber Rock Racer to my collection of radio-controlled vehicles, I didn’t expect it to become one of my favorite rigs to wheel. However, after my first full battery run, I was in love with this 1/10-scale off-roading beast. Although the RR10 Bomber is an exceptional model in stock form, giving… Continue Reading

R/C Buyer’s Guide: 1/10 Scale Trail Vehicles

R/C Buyer’s Guide: 1/10 Scale Trail Vehicles

Exploring the scale R/C landscape with 16 fully-capable off-road platforms. There’s no doubt that one of the hottest areas of the R/C hobby has been, and continues to be, the “scaler” scene. While the term may be a bit misleading (if not confusing), “scaler” refers to a radio-controlled vehicle that may be of the mid-to-small-scale… Continue Reading