Category Archives: R/C Reviews

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

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