JConcepts S15 Body for the HB Racing D819

JConcepts S15 Body for the HB Racing D819

JConcepts has announced a new body designed specifically for the HB Racing D819. The S15 takes design cues from the Silencer body to provide a high-performance option for off-road racing. Included in the body set are the body, pre-applied overspray film, window masks, and a decal sheet. Priced at $28.90, both S15 bodies are available… Continue Reading

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Amp Up Your ARRMA Kraton BLX with JConcepts Finnisher Body

Amp Up Your ARRMA Kraton BLX with JConcepts Finnisher Body

The 1/8-scale ARRMA Kraton BLX has become a popular bashing machine and it seems that body-makers have taken notice. Following Pro-Line’s release of two new body options, JConcepts has thrown their hat in the ring with their competition-tuned Finnisher body. While the Finnisher body design is no stranger to competition R/C models, this marks one… Continue Reading

JConcepts Finnisher Body for the HB Racing D817T

JConcepts Finnisher Body for the HB Racing D817T

Start off the new year of R/C racing with a new body. JConcepts has released their Finnisher body for the HB Racing D817T 1/8-scale truggy. Taking lessons learned from on-track battles, this new body aims to improve the overall performance of your truggy, thanks to an aggressive body design which features multiple aerodynamic improvements. The… Continue Reading

Traxxas Releases an LED Light Set for the TRX-4 Sport

Traxxas Releases an LED Light Set for the TRX-4 Sport

Slowly but surely, the Traxxas TRX-4 Sport is shaping up to be quite the customizable trail rig. After their initial announcement of Sport-specific accessories, the team at Traxxas has released a TRX-4 Sport LED Light Kit which not only allows for nighttime driving but also adds a new level of visual detail to this “standard”… Continue Reading

Traxxas Rolls Out Their 2018 Highlight Reel [Video]

Traxxas Rolls Out Their 2018 Highlight Reel [Video]

It was a busy year for a number of R/C brands, but Traxxas seemed to have an especially full year, packed with new releases and big action. From large-scale trophy trucks to all-out 1/10-scale bashers, Traxxas had a blast showing off their expanding product line in 2018. To celebrate the end of another year, they’ve… Continue Reading

Happy New Year from Pro-Line!

Happy New Year from Pro-Line!

Save an additional 15% off your online orders January 1st & 2nd 2019. Kick off the New Year by treating yourself (and your R/C machines) to new wheels, tires, or a body and save a little money along the way. Pro-Line is celebrating 2019 by offering an additional 15% off your next order at prolineracing.com.… Continue Reading

Fat Shark HDO FPV OLED Headset

Fat Shark HDO FPV OLED Headset

It’s been a while since I’ve put on a pair of FPV goggles and even longer since I’ve checked out what’s happening in the world of FPV tech. It turns out, things are progressing quite well, especially when it comes to headsets and goggles. Fat Shark has been pushing the envelope in terms of technology… Continue Reading

Run & Shoot with Luxury RC’s Tactic TTX300 Camera Mount

Run & Shoot with Luxury RC’s Tactic TTX300 Camera Mount

Capturing the action from your next R/C adventure just got a bit easier, especially if you don’t have a dedicated camera operator joining you for the journey. If you prefer to drive and capture a self-shot, third-person account, Luxury RC has a new product that should help you out quite a bit. Designed for the… Continue Reading

A Cool Cruiser: JConcepts 1967 Chevy Chevelle Body

A Cool Cruiser: JConcepts 1967 Chevy Chevelle Body

R/C drag racing has certainly taken off over the past few years and a number of body manufacturers have taken notice of this phenomenon. JConcepts has released a 1/10-scale 1967 Chevy Chevelle body which replicates the look of this classic muscle car. Designed for customized short course truck (SCT) models, this body has a width… Continue Reading

Enter to Win a Carisma M40S Kit from AceOfAxe RC

Enter to Win a Carisma M40S Kit from AceOfAxe RC

A friend of the RC Newb Podcast and all-around awesome guy, AceOfAxe RC has launched a giveaway contest for a Carisma M40S Kit. Between now and January 8, 2019, you can enter for your chance to win one of these 1/10-scale R/C car kits. There are a variety of ways to enter the contest, and… Continue Reading

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

As another year draws to a close, I’m reminded of my start in the R/C hobby which will begin its seventh year in 2019. Thank you to everyone who has helped make this hobby enjoyable, from guests of The RC Newb Podcast to those whom I’ve learned about through Hobbyist Spotlight articles and online interactions.… Continue Reading