Category Archives: R/C Buyer’s Guide

Upgrades and Hop-Ups for the Traxxas X-Maxx

Upgrades and Hop-Ups for the Traxxas X-Maxx

When it comes to larger-scale radio-controlled monster trucks, there aren’t many that hold a candle to the burly Traxxas X-Maxx. A basher to its core, the X-Maxx has a loyal following among thrill-seeking hobbyists and has become a favorite among R/C fanatics. Even though it’s a capable machine out of the box, it has a… 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 over 20 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… 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