Review: Dromida’s FPV Rally Car

This small-scale rocker serves up a heaping helping of FPV for a modest price. This article originally appeared on smallscalerc.com. If the R/C hobby is addicting, you’ll only find yourself getting pulled in deeper once you experience the thrill of FPV. My journey into FPV began last summer, outfitting an Axial RR10 Bomber and Axial… Continue Reading

Review: Dromida’s FPV Rally Car

Review: Dromida’s FPV Rally Car

This small-scale rocker serves up a heaping helping of FPV for a modest price. This article originally appeared on smallscalerc.com. If the R/C hobby is addicting, you’ll only find yourself getting pulled in deeper once you experience the thrill of FPV. My journey into FPV began last summer, outfitting an Axial RR10 Bomber and Axial… Continue Reading

R/C Racing 101: The Costs of Competition

R/C Racing 101: The Costs of Competition

What you can expect to spend for speed. Contributed by Tyler Watkins (@TheOkieIronhead) If budget is an important factor for you then let me give you a few things to think about… Generally, there are three costs that you’ll want to understand: How much does it cost to get a vehicle up and running in… Continue Reading

An Off-road Classic Reborn: Traxxas TRX-4 Bronco

An Off-road Classic Reborn: Traxxas TRX-4 Bronco

Traxxas made a big reveal at the 2017 SEMA show, announcing new accessories, and models for their TRX-4 line. Now, two months into 2018, one of their most-anticipated announcements has been released. Building on their two-model TRX-4 models, the new TRX-4 Ford Bronco brings a beloved off-roading classic to trails and crawling courses everywhere. Just… Continue Reading

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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

Losi’s Tenacity-T Brushless 1/10-scale Truggy

Losi’s Tenacity-T Brushless 1/10-scale Truggy

Losi has expanded their Tenacity lineup with the addition of a new, brushless-powered truggy. The Tenacity-T is a 1/10-scale, 4-wheel drive truck that packs a powerful punch. At its heart is a 3800Kv brushless motor, which is capable of propelling this beast to speeds in excess of 50mph (with optional gearing and a 3S LiPo… Continue Reading

Refurb Deal: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 for $399.99

Refurb Deal: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 for $399.99

Calling all would-be R/C pilots and aerial photography fans. Newegg.com is running a sale on select refurbished electronics and entertainment gear, with one quadcopter making their list. The Yuneec Typhoon Q500 is a solid option for both flying and capturing footage, making it a great tool for aspiring photographers and videographers. Originally priced at $1499.99,… Continue Reading

Take the Top Spot with JConcepts P2 Buggy Body

Take the Top Spot with JConcepts P2 Buggy Body

JConcepts has introduced an aggressive body option for the Team Associated B6 and B6D buggies; the P2. With a focus on performance, this body features an aggressive stance, low-profile cab, and clean lines. Two weight variations of the P2 (or Punisher 2″) body are available (standard #0341 and light-weight #0341L). Both options include window masks,… Continue Reading

RC Newb Podcast – Episode 50: Top Tools for Your R/C Workbench

RC Newb Podcast – Episode 50: Top Tools for Your R/C Workbench

The fun of the R/C hobby doesn’t stop once you’ve bought your first vehicle. Making sure you have the right tools and accessories to repair, upgrade, and tinker with your radio-controlled machines is a crucial aspect of the hobby. During this episode of the podcast, I share my “must-have” tools and gear for any hobbyists… Continue Reading

Team Associated Reflex DB10 Brushless Desert Buggy

Team Associated Reflex DB10 Brushless Desert Buggy

The second of two new brushless-powered vehicles from Team Associated is the Reflex DB10, a 1/10-scale, two-wheel drive desert buggy. As with the Trophy Rat, the DB10 is based on the Team Associated SC5M chassis, which provides a solid foundation for this new off-road buggy. While its sibling the Trophy Rat is based on a… Continue Reading

Team Associated Trophy Rat RTR

Team Associated Trophy Rat RTR

Team Associated has rolled out two new ready-to-run (RTR), 1/10-scale trucks that each carry their own unique looks and attitudes. The first of which is the Trophy Rat, a two-wheel drive, brushless-powered machine which is based on the 1:1 Northrup ’37 Trophy Rat. Based on the Team Associated SC5M chassis, the Trophy Rat breathes new… Continue Reading

MCD Racing’s XR5 Max Rally Car

MCD Racing’s XR5 Max Rally Car

It never fails. No matter what the size of the vehicle may be, there’s something about a rally or rallycross car that catches my eye. From the LaTrax Rally to the Dromida FPV Rally, these compact, high-performance cars have been a longtime favorite of mine, and have carved out a loyal following in the world… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Pro-Line’s PRO-MT 4×4 Monster Truck [Video]

See it in Action: Pro-Line’s PRO-MT 4×4 Monster Truck [Video]

Pro-Line’s latest creation shreds a skate park. When you’re looking for fun, nothing quite compares to punching the throttle on an R/C monster truck, spinning the tires, and letting loose a 1/10-scale beast. Pro-Line introduced their PRO-MT 4×4 roller kit in 2017 and it’s proven to be a popular, capable model right out of the… Continue Reading

XRay Rolls Out an Updated XB8E Buggy

XRay Rolls Out an Updated XB8E Buggy

If you’re serious about R/C racing and want to take your vehicle’s performance to the next level, XRay hopes their 2018 XB8E will do just that. Their 1/8-scale electric buggy has seen refinements in chassis design and layout, mechanical components and more. Among the chassis improvements are small details such as moving the side guards… Continue Reading

Two New Beadlock Wheel Designs from SSD

Two New Beadlock Wheel Designs from SSD

Adding weight to your R/C crawler or trail rig is a great way to help balance and performance when traveling across various types of terrain. On easy (and stylish) way to achieve this is by adding a new set of wheels to your trail machine. SSD has introduced two new 1.9″ beadlock wheel designs to… Continue Reading

RC4WD Reveals Their Latest RTR Trail Truck: The “Terrain”

RC4WD Reveals Their Latest RTR Trail Truck: The “Terrain”

The R/C scale and trail truck scene has become one of the most vibrant and energized areas of the radio-control hobby. RC4WD, a longtime player in the outdoor R/C arena, has introduced their latest model, the “Terrain”. This 1/10-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) trail truck features a “super duty-style” body that’s chock-full of scale detail both above… Continue Reading