Category Archives: R/C Buyer’s Guide

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

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 14 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

RC Buyer’s Guide: ARRMA

RC Buyer’s Guide: ARRMA

While Traxxas is known for creating durable, basher-friendly radio-controlled vehicles, there’s another brand that has been making a name for themselves in that same space. That brand is ARRMA and they’ve rolled out some unique, fun, and fast vehicles throughout the years. ARRMA’s lineup focuses on off-road vehicles that are destined for backyard bashing and… Continue Reading

R/C Buyer’s Guide: LaTrax

R/C Buyer’s Guide: LaTrax

LaTrax is a brand name with a rich history in the world of R/C. Introduced by Jim Jenkins, the father of Traxxas owner Mike Jenkins, in the mid-1970’s, the LaTrax name has made a comeback after years of dormancy. After it was reintroduced in 2013, LaTrax has focused on bringing lower-cost, smaller-scale radio-controlled models to… Continue Reading