Category Archives: R/C Reviews

Review: Pro-Line Brass Brake Rotor Wheel Weights

Review: Pro-Line Brass Brake Rotor Wheel Weights

Depending on how you’re using your R/C vehicle, you either want to make it as light as possible or you want it to have a bit of heft. While racing requires a featherlight machine, rock crawling tends to favor increased amounts of weight. Keeping that weight low and close to the ground can be a… Continue Reading

Review: Duratrax Deep Woods CR 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

Review: Duratrax Deep Woods CR 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

While I’ve been content with most of the ready-to-run (RTR) tires that have been paired with my R/C crawlers and trail machines, it’s always fun to venture off the beaten path and experiment with some new options. After throwing a set of Pro-Line Hyrax tires on our Carisma Scale Adventure Lynx, I decided to outfit… Continue Reading

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