Category Archives: R/C Reviews

First Impressions: WLToys 12428 Off-road Buggy

First Impressions: WLToys 12428 Off-road Buggy

Opening the box for a new R/C vehicle is a bit like opening a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get. Sorry to borrow (and butcher) a line from Forrest Gump, but I’ve opened more than my fair share of cars (and chocolates) in my time, and each new model brings… Continue Reading

Review: Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Sport

Review: Redcat Racing Everest GEN7 Sport

I have a love/hate relationship with surprises. Good surprises, such as receiving a new R/C vehicle, or finding extra money in your wallet, are perfect. However, there are bad surprises too. When it comes to radio-controlled cars and trucks, I’ve found that there can be surprises lurking around every corner. When Redcat Racing announced they… Continue Reading

Review: Eachine’s EF-01 AIO FPV Camera

Review: Eachine’s EF-01 AIO FPV Camera

Aside from a viewing monitor or a wearable headset, the second most-crucial piece of FPV gear is the camera. Serving as your eye on the land and sky, choosing a camera that’s both durable and high quality are two main points to consider. For my first experience with FPV, I selected a camera which checks… Continue Reading

First Impressions: ARRMA Fazon Voltage

First Impressions: ARRMA Fazon Voltage

Somewhere in this year’s avalanche of model updates from ARRMA, a new vehicle line was born. Borrowing traits and designs from two of their popular models, (the ⅛-scale Fazon 6S BLX and the 1/10-scale Granite), the Voltage series puts a twist on budget-friendly bashers. Hobbico sent me one of these new models, the Fazon Voltage… Continue Reading

Review: New Bright R/C DashCam Jeep Trailcat

Review: New Bright R/C DashCam Jeep Trailcat

Toy aisle R/C discoveries can be hit or miss, both from a quality and experience standpoint. They sometimes lack some of the refinements and “polish” that you’d find in a hobby store model, however, there are some surprises. When the New Bright R/C 1/14 DashCam Jeep Trailcat hit the shelves of my local Walmart, I… Continue Reading