You Can Help AMain Hobbies Employees Recover from Recent Wildfires

The R/C hobby is above-all-else, a community. When those in the community need help, I’ve seen many within the hobby rise to the occasion to help out. Some folks at AMain Hobbies have experienced devastating loss to homes and transportation in the wake of the recent California wildfires. To help the affected employees and their… Continue Reading

You Can Help AMain Hobbies Employees Recover from Recent Wildfires

You Can Help AMain Hobbies Employees Recover from Recent Wildfires

The R/C hobby is above-all-else, a community. When those in the community need help, I’ve seen many within the hobby rise to the occasion to help out. Some folks at AMain Hobbies have experienced devastating loss to homes and transportation in the wake of the recent California wildfires. To help the affected employees and their… Continue Reading

Save an Additional 11% During Exclusive R/C’s Veterans Day Sale

Save an Additional 11% During Exclusive R/C’s Veterans Day Sale

Exclusive R/C is offering up an 11% discount during their Veterans Day sale. By using coupon code VETERANSDAY during checkout, you can save on all in-stock Exclusive R/C-created accessories and gear until midnight on Monday, November 12, 2018. Visit thescaleking.com to see what items are available and take advantage of this savings offer. Image credit:… Continue Reading

Kyosho Fazer MK2 Rage 2.0

Kyosho Fazer MK2 Rage 2.0

Sometimes you just need an R/C machine that you can take off the shelf, and blast around in your yard or local park. No scale details, no accessories, no high-end upgrades. Just you, a machine, and fun. Kyosho’s Fazer MK2 Rage 2.0 appears to be a vehicle that can fit that need. This 1/10-scale, 4-wheel… Continue Reading

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R/C Documentary Review: Carpet Racers – A Crash Course

R/C Documentary Review: Carpet Racers – A Crash Course

There aren’t many movies or TV shows that are dedicated to the hobby and sport of R/C racing, so when you find one, you just have to watch it.  Having read about a documentary that followed the indoor carpet-racing “tour” for a year, I knew I had to find out more about it.  No matter… Continue Reading

Reedy 123-S Compact Balance Charger

Reedy 123-S Compact Balance Charger

Team Associated has introduced a low-cost, ultra-portable LiPo battery charger that’s an easy add-on for your R/C workbench or supply bag. Their Reedy 123-S Compact Balance Charger features a minimalist design and plug-and-play charging. Capable of charging 2S and 3S LiPo packs, the 123-S charger uses LED indicator lights to help you track the charging… Continue Reading

Pro-Line 1956 Ford F-100 Pro-Touring Street Truck Body

Pro-Line 1956 Ford F-100 Pro-Touring Street Truck Body

Shake up your Traxxas Slash or Traxxas Rally with this new 1956 Ford F-100 Pro-Touring Street Truck Body from Pro-Line. Dripping with old-school coolness, this retro pickup truck body features classic lines that are blended with smooth aerodynamics. Molded out of durable polycarbonate, this body is designed to withstand general bumps and scrapes, all while… Continue Reading

One Day Only: Celebrate Pro-Line’s 36th Anniversary with 15% Off

One Day Only: Celebrate Pro-Line’s 36th Anniversary with 15% Off

Thirty-six years in the R/C hobby is cause for celebration. The folks at Pro-Line are treating you to a surprise during their 36-year anniversary celebration by offering you an additional 15% off of your order at prolineracing.com. To activate the savings, simply use coupon code PLTHIRTYSIX. You’ll have to hurry though, as this sale is… Continue Reading

A Maker’s Delight: Axial SCX10 II Raw Builder’s Kit

A Maker’s Delight: Axial SCX10 II Raw Builder’s Kit

Axial has introduced the latest branch in their SCX10 II lineup and it’s one that’s sure to jumpstart your creativity. Based on the name alone, the SCX10 II Raw Builder’s Kit (#AXI90104) is everything you’d expect it to be. A bare-bones, baseline platform on which you can build your most outlandish or scaled-back R/C crawler or scale… Continue Reading

Traxxas Introduces New Cadillac CTS-V Bodies for the 4-Tec 2.0

Traxxas Introduces New Cadillac CTS-V Bodies for the 4-Tec 2.0

The 4-Tec 2.0 from Traxxas is an enticing platform if you want to combine raw speed with handling performance and durability. If you want to bring a touch of class to your R/C road machine, check out these new Cadillac CTS-V bodies that Traxxas has introduced. Made from durable polycarbonate, these new bodies feature all… Continue Reading

Team Associated Reflex 14B & 14T RTR Combos

Team Associated Reflex 14B & 14T RTR Combos

Team Associated’s new Reflex 14B buggy and Reflex 14T truggy are now available as RTR combos. Bundled with a LiPo battery and charger, both of these models can now be truly ready-to-run right out of the box. In addition to the vehicle, these combo packages include a Reedy 7.4V 1600mah LiPo battery and Reedy 123-S compact… Continue Reading

JConcepts 1979 Ford F-250 1/10 Short Course Truck Body

JConcepts 1979 Ford F-250 1/10 Short Course Truck Body

JConcepts has introduced their latest body option for 1/10-scale short course trucks, a replica of Ford’s 1979 F-250 pickup truck. This uncut, clear body option has been designed to Traxxas Slash and Slash 4×4 and features plenty of visual detailing. Made from durable polycarbonate, this body set includes pre-applied overspray film, window masks, and a… Continue Reading

Price Drop: ARRMA Voltage now $99.99

Price Drop: ARRMA Voltage now $99.99

You’ll be hard-pressed to beat these deals on ARRMA’s Voltage lineup. Both Tower Hobbies and Horizon Hobby have dropped the price on each of these brushed bashers to $99.99. Featuring three different battery options (Lithium-Ion, NiMh, and LiPo) the Fazon speed truck and Granite monster truck offer plenty of fun and durability at a budget-friendly price.… Continue Reading

Watch: Dromida’s Sync 251 RTR & FPV Quadcopters [Video]

Watch: Dromida’s Sync 251 RTR & FPV Quadcopters [Video]

Dromida’s latest quadcopter models sport some impressive technology for making your in-flight experience as smooth as possible. With FPV and non-camera options, the Sync 251 appears to be quite the aircraft and a perfect for new pilots. To see what this quadcopter looks like in the air, here’s a quick video overview, thanks to the… Continue Reading

Redcat Racing Piranha TR10 R/C Buggy

Redcat Racing Piranha TR10 R/C Buggy

Redcat Racing has introduced a low-cost 1/10-scale, two-wheel drive buggy that’s aimed squarely at those who like to have fun with their R/C vehicles. The Redcat Racing Piranha TR10 features a minimalist chassis design with an aggressive body style and comes ready to roll, right out of the box. Powered by a brushed motor, the… Continue Reading

Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

Dromida Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone

New from Dromida is the Sync 251 FPV Camera Drone, a ready-to-fly (RTF)  quadcopter that combines ease-of-flight tech with a 1080p HD camera for aerial photography and video capture. If this model looks familiar, it’s because it has a nearly-identical twin in the Sync 251 RTF, a camera-less quadcopter that still brings plenty of tech… Continue Reading

Dromida Sync 251 Ready-to-Fly Quadcopter

Dromida Sync 251 Ready-to-Fly Quadcopter

Dromida has introduced the Sync 251 RTF, a quadcopter that brings ease-of-flight features to your indoor and outdoor adventures. Using Optical Flow Technology to help survey the land and ground beneath it, it is able to remain stable and hold its position easily. Additional tech details include SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope), auto takeoff, auto… Continue Reading

Yokomo YZ-2 T 1/10-scale Truggy Kit

Yokomo YZ-2 T 1/10-scale Truggy Kit

Yokomo has introduced the YZ-2 T, a 1/10-scale, 2wd racing truggy kit which is an evolution of their YZ-2 buggy. This truggy kit offers an array of performance-focused features and improvements, all designed to give you the best shot at victory. Among the highlights of this new release are a 3-gear laydown transmission, long front… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Losi’s Rock Rey BND Rock Racer

See it in Action: Losi’s Rock Rey BND Rock Racer

If you prefer open-wheel, off-road action, then an R/C rock racer might be the perfect vehicle for you. Losi’s Rock Rey lineup offers three capable and aggressive machines, including their latest bind-n-drive model. See what this 1/10-scale, brushless-powered beast looks like when it’s kicking up sand and blasting over rocks. Visit losi.com to learn more… Continue Reading

Team Rafee Heavy Duty Front and Rear Driveshafts for the Traxxas TRX-4

Team Rafee Heavy Duty Front and Rear Driveshafts for the Traxxas TRX-4

If you’re looking to add durability to your Traxxas TRX-4, Team Raffee has introduced a set of heavy-duty front and rear driveshafts for this popular R/C crawler. These steel shafts are a quick, low-cost upgrade for the TRX-4 and help strengthen the drivetrain of your rig. Priced at $30.25, these driveshafts are available online at teamraffeeco.com.… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Losi’s Baja Rey BND Desert Truck

See it in Action: Losi’s Baja Rey BND Desert Truck

If you’re looking to add fun (but not another controller) to your R/C lineup, you may want to take a look at Losi’s Baja Rey BND. This 1/10-scale off-road truck comes complete with a 3800kv brushless motor, waterproof electronics, and Active Vehicle Control (AVC) driving assist. All you need to add is a compatible controller,… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Double Row 6″ LED Light Bar for the Traxxas X-Maxx

Pro-Line Double Row 6″ LED Light Bar for the Traxxas X-Maxx

The folks at Pro-Line seem to love the Traxxas X-Maxx. Just one look at their lineup of add-ons and upgrades for the large-scale monster truck should give you a clear indication of how much they enjoy this machine. Keeping with the trend, they’ve introduced their new Double Row 6″ Curved LED Light Bar to the mix. With… Continue Reading

Losi Baja Rey BND 1/10-scale Desert Truck

Losi Baja Rey BND 1/10-scale Desert Truck

Losi has introduced another bind-n-drive (BND) model to their lineup, allowing you to add a new R/C truck to your garage without adding another controller to your collection. Their Losi Baja Rey BND Desert Truck is a 1/10-scale, brushless-powered, 4-wheel drive off-road machine that’s ready to handle whatever you throw at it. This truck is… Continue Reading