Tamiya Porsche 911 GT1 Street 1996 Kit

Have you ever dreamt of taking a Porsche out for a spin? Thanks to Tamiya’s latest on-road kit release, you can do so without breaking your bank account. The Tamiya Porsche 911 GT1 Street 1996 Kit is a faithful 1/10-scale recreation of the 1:1 high-performance sports car. Featuring visual details such as a meticulously modeled… Continue Reading

Tamiya Porsche 911 GT1 Street 1996 Kit

Tamiya Porsche 911 GT1 Street 1996 Kit

Have you ever dreamt of taking a Porsche out for a spin? Thanks to Tamiya’s latest on-road kit release, you can do so without breaking your bank account. The Tamiya Porsche 911 GT1 Street 1996 Kit is a faithful 1/10-scale recreation of the 1:1 high-performance sports car. Featuring visual details such as a meticulously modeled… Continue Reading

Pit Bull Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

Pit Bull Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ R/C Crawler Tires

Pit Bull R/C has released a new set of 1.9″ crawler tires for those who crave scale detail on every side of their radio-controlled rigs. Their Braven Bloodaxe 1.9″ Crawler Tires are made from Pit Bull’s Alien Kompound, making them super-soft and ready to handle whatever the trail throws at them. Officially licensed by Braven,… Continue Reading

Five New, Low-cost Servo Options from Onyx

Five New, Low-cost Servo Options from Onyx

Whether you’re upgrading your ready-to-run (RTR) radio-controlled machine or building a kit from scratch, picking a durable, well-performing servo should always be at the top of your list. Horizon Hobby has introduced five new, budget-friendly servo options to suit your steering needs. With sizes including micro, mini, and standard size, these servos aim to offer… Continue Reading

REVIEW

First Impressions: New Bright iRobot 710 Kobra

First Impressions: New Bright iRobot 710 Kobra

Radio-controlled robotics take center-stage with this unique, versatile machine. I have had my hands on a number of new R/C models from New Bright this year, with each one including its own set of surprises. These have been some of the first “toy grade” vehicles that I have driven in quite some time. While my… Continue Reading

Rock Racing Action with the Redcat Racing Wendigo [Video]

Rock Racing Action with the Redcat Racing Wendigo [Video]

So far, I’ve been able to resist the siren call of the Redcat Racing Wendigo rock racer, but I’m not sure how much longer I can hold out. While this 1/10-scale, brushless-powered beast looks great in still photos, it looks even better in action. For their latest video, the Redcat Racing folks turned three of… Continue Reading

AMain Hobbies Opens Charlotte, NC Shipping Center

AMain Hobbies Opens Charlotte, NC Shipping Center

I wouldn’t typically consider the opening of a shipping center to be R/C news. However,  the company opening that location is a hobbyist household name, well, that’s a whole new story. AMain Hobbies has announced a new shipping option for shoppers of amainhobbies.com. Based in Chico, CA, AMain’s new distribution center is located in Charlotte,… Continue Reading

PROTOform Chevy Corvette C8 Body for 190mm Touring Cars

PROTOform Chevy Corvette C8 Body for 190mm Touring Cars

PROTOform has released a new on-road body option for 190mm R/C touring car models. Their Chevrolet Corvette C8 body replicates the 1:1 sports car with stunning detail. From bumper-to-bumper, the low, sweeping body lines and molded details help make this an eye-catching body option. Designed to fit 190mm on-road, radio-controlled cars, this body is a… Continue Reading

The Traxxas Bigfoot 4×4 Goes on a Retro Rampage [Video]

The Traxxas Bigfoot 4×4 Goes on a Retro Rampage [Video]

Traxxas has stunningly recreated “The Original Monster Truck”, Bigfoot No. 1, in 1/10-scale form. Based on their 2WD Stampede platform, this replica brings the bling with chrome accents and a deep blue paint scheme. For their latest video, the Traxxas team turned this monster truck loose to showcase what it can do. If this action… Continue Reading

Ruddog 5-Slot Brushed Crawler Motors

Ruddog 5-Slot Brushed Crawler Motors

Ruddog has released a series of 5-slot, brushed motors for R/C crawlers and scale trail vehicles. This lineup of brushed crawler motors is a great option for those hobbyists who are building kits or upgrading the power on their ready-to-run (RTR) rigs. Featuring a dual-bearing design and adjustable timing, this motor is a budget-friendly option… Continue Reading

No Joke: Tamiya’s Comical Avante Buggy

No Joke: Tamiya’s Comical Avante Buggy

Leave it to Tamiya to take a number of their well-known kits and reinvent them with a new, playful spin. Their “Comical” line of kits has slowly taken a number of beloved R/C models and reimagined them with a cartoonish twist. The latest Tamiya machine to receive this treatment is the Comical Avante Buggy. As… Continue Reading

AMain Hobbies Launches Their 2020 Inventory Reduction Sale

AMain Hobbies Launches Their 2020 Inventory Reduction Sale

Searching for the best deal on your next R/C machine? AMain Hobbies has started up its annual Inventory Reduction Sale, offering savings on a number of radio-controlled kits, ready-to-run (RTR) models, motors, tires, bodies, and more. Including brands such as HPI, Team Ottsix Racing, Yeah Racing, Yokomo, Tekno, Axial, TLR, and others, you’re bound to… Continue Reading

Redcat Racing Wendigo Rock Racer: Details, Specs, and Pricing

Redcat Racing Wendigo Rock Racer: Details, Specs, and Pricing

Capping off a weekend of teaser posts, Redcat Racing has unveiled their latest creation, the Wendigo Rock Racer. Featuring a brushless powerplant and 2.2″ wheels, this 1/10-scale off-roading monster should fit right in with the likes of the Axial Wraith and RR10 Bomber. Redcat Racing has been on a brushless kick as of late and… Continue Reading

JConcepts Colt 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

JConcepts Colt 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

JConcepts has released a set of retro-inspired beadlock wheels for your favorite R/C crawler or trail truck. Their Colt 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels offer a great, low-cost way to customize the look of your 1/10-scale trail truck. Designed for both durability and style, these nylon wheels feature an internal bead-lock design with inner-facing hardware installation. The… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Pre-cut 1967 Ford F-100 Body for the Traxxas UDR

Pro-Line Pre-cut 1967 Ford F-100 Body for the Traxxas UDR

Pro-Line has introduced a new, clear trophy truck body for the larger-scale Traxxas Unlimited Desert Racer. Their Pre-cut 1967 Ford F-100 Traxxas UDR body combines old-school style with modern materials to give you a new option for customizing your R/C trophy truck. Made from durable Lexan polycarbonate, this Ford F-100 replica body is based on… Continue Reading