Category Archives: R/C Reviews

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

Review: New Bright R/C Frenzy X-10 Brushless Stadium Truck

Review: New Bright R/C Frenzy X-10 Brushless Stadium Truck

When the New Bright R/C Frenzy X-10 arrived on my doorstep late last year, I was excited to see how a brushless-powered “toy-grade” radio-controlled truck would hold up, both to my expectations and against other hobby-grade speed machines. After some intense testing and overall fun, this truck has proven what it can do, and how… Continue Reading

First Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure Lynx ORV

First Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure Lynx ORV

This ready-to-run 1/10-scale rig is ready for the zombie apocalypse. The R/C crawler and scaler scene is booming, and with a number of fun and capable models to choose from, it may be hard to settle on just one. That was the case for me as I bounced between the HPI Venture, the Traxxas TRX-4,… Continue Reading

Video Review: Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Sport

Video Review: Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Sport

Although my written review of the Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Sport was wrapped up a few months ago, my appreciation for this rig was so strong that I wanted to share some more thoughts about it on video. Each time I take this machine out for a drive, I continue to find myself amazed by… Continue Reading