Category Archives: R/C Reviews

Hands-on with Pro-Line’s Hyrax 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain Tires

Hands-on with Pro-Line’s Hyrax 1.9″ G8 Rock Terrain Tires

If there’s one thing your R/C crawler can never have too much of, it’s grip. Traction is crucial, no matter if attempting to tame a gnarly trail, blasting over rocks and natural obstacles, or just out for a carefree drive. For the most part, the tires that your ready-to-run (RTR) machine will do the trick,… Continue Reading

Review: Expansion RC 3D Printed Steering Wheel

Review: Expansion RC 3D Printed Steering Wheel

As I add more ready-to-run (RTR) R/C vehicles to my collection, I’m faced with the growing issue of identifying which controller belongs to which machine. Thankfully, there are a number of ways to customize and personalize an R/C car transmitter to make it stand out in a crowd. For owners of Traxxas or Redcat Racing… Continue Reading

Review: WLToys 12428 1/12-scale Off-road Buggy

Review: WLToys 12428 1/12-scale Off-road Buggy

R/C buggies and rock racers come in all shapes and sizes. And while you typically know what to expect from brands with household names, some brands and models might leave some questions in your mind. Thankfully, I’ve found some nice surprises among the sea of “off-brand” radio-controlled vehicles, including WLToys 1/12-scale 12428 rock buggy. While… Continue Reading

First Impressions: Traxxas TRX-4 Sport

First Impressions: Traxxas TRX-4 Sport

Over the past year, I’ve watched the Traxxas TRX-4 enter the scale R/C scene and become an instant favorite among hobbyists. Their original offering, the TRX-4 Land Rover Defender, got the ball rolling and was quickly followed by additional models (TRX-4 Tactical Unit, TRX-4 Ford Bronco, TRX-4 Assembly Kit). Each of these options provided the… Continue Reading

Review: Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E Lynx ORV

Review: Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E Lynx ORV

The scale R/C scene has been booming over the past year, with many new names jumping into the ring. When Carisma launched their Carisma Scale Adventure brand, I was excited to see how this new player performed against other well-established brands and fellow newcomers. Their second ready-to-run (RTR) model, the Lynx ORV, may feature an… Continue Reading