Pro-Line 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor R/C Crawler Body

Attention Ford fans, Pro-Line has introduced a new clear body option for 12.3″ scale crawlers; a 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor crawler body. This officially-licensed body features authentic details found on the 1:1 Ford F-150 Raptor and will look great on any 12.3″/313mm wheelbase crawler. Compatible models include the Axial SCX10/SCX10 II and Vaterra Ascender. Included… Continue Reading

Pro-Line 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor R/C Crawler Body

Pro-Line 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor R/C Crawler Body

Attention Ford fans, Pro-Line has introduced a new clear body option for 12.3″ scale crawlers; a 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor crawler body. This officially-licensed body features authentic details found on the 1:1 Ford F-150 Raptor and will look great on any 12.3″/313mm wheelbase crawler. Compatible models include the Axial SCX10/SCX10 II and Vaterra Ascender. Included… Continue Reading

Team Associated Reflex 14B 1/14-scale Brushless 4WD Buggy

Team Associated Reflex 14B 1/14-scale Brushless 4WD Buggy

If smaller-scale R/C racing is what you crave, Team Associated has introduced the Reflex 14B, a medium-scale, brushless-powered buggy which appears to have all the makings of a capable off-road racer. Featuring a 4500kv brushless motor, waterproof 2S LiPo-capable ESC, and performance-minded internal components, the Reflex 14B appears to be quite an impressive buggy. Adjustable… Continue Reading

Team Associated Reflex 14T Brushless 4WD Truggy

Team Associated Reflex 14T Brushless 4WD Truggy

For fans of go-fast, race-ready R/C machines, Team Associated has a pair of smaller-scale models that are sure to get you revved up. The first of two 1/14-scale vehicles to be announced is their Reflex 14T brushless truggy. This ready-to-run (RTR) truggy is packed with race-inspired features and is designed to allow for easy tuning… Continue Reading

REVIEW

Reviewing the Pagani Huayra from Redcat Racing

Reviewing the Pagani Huayra from Redcat Racing

Well hello! It sure has been a while. I think it is safe to say that life happens. For me, it was home improvements since the last time I’ve written here. One big improvement was widening the driveway and walkway to the front door. Using brick, we did quite a bit to make our house… Continue Reading

A New Racing Resource: RacingRCCar.com

A New Racing Resource: RacingRCCar.com

The people that you meet in the R/C hobby can be as unique as the vehicles that they build and drive. I’ve lost count of the number of amazing individuals that I’ve had the pleasure of knowing during my relatively short time in the hobby. That said, it’s not about the quantity, it’s about quality.… Continue Reading

Team Associated TC7.2 Factory Team Touring Car Kit

Team Associated TC7.2 Factory Team Touring Car Kit

Team Associated has rolled out their latest on-road touring car model, building upon their already solid TC7 platform. The TC7.2 Factory Team kit has been tuned and massaged to increase performance and durability. While many of the improvements on this model are small, they’re still noteworthy. The rear gear differential has been overhauled to offer… Continue Reading

Mud Brothers: Two Traxxas TRX-4 Rigs Take to the Trail [Video]

Mud Brothers: Two Traxxas TRX-4 Rigs Take to the Trail [Video]

In their latest video, Traxxas went back to nature, bringing an “Adventure Orange” TRX-4 Land Rover Defender and TRX-4 Ford Bronco along for the voyage. With a mix of dirt, mud, and water, this trail featured a buffet of various driving experiences, however, the dynamic duo took on everything with ease. After my own experiences with… Continue Reading

1993 Ford F-250 Traxxas Stampede Body from JConcepts

1993 Ford F-250 Traxxas Stampede Body from JConcepts

If you were waiting for more Traxxas Stampede body options from JConcepts, wait no more! Throwing it back to the early 90’s, they’ve released a replica of Ford’s 1993 F-250 pickup. The round-ish lines on the early-90’s Ford F-250 look great when mounted onto the Stampede. For those of you who want to go ultra-realistic… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL [Video]

See it in Action: Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL [Video]

The Rustler 4×4 VXL is the latest basher-focused release from Traxxas and, if this action video is any indication, it was built to bash, slide, and pop wheelies until the sun goes down. Radio-controlled stadium trucks/speed trucks are going through a bit of a resurgence, and it’s great to see new model options popping up… Continue Reading

Team Associated RC10 B6.1 Factory Lite Team Kit

Team Associated RC10 B6.1 Factory Lite Team Kit

In any form of racing, you want to find as many advantages as possible. Team Associated has introduced their latest 1/10-scale, 2wd competition buggy, which aims to provide a lightweight R/C kit that won’t skimp on power. The RC10 B6.1 Factory Lite Team Kit is built upon Team Associated’s well-known, and much-raced RC10 B6 platform. Earlier… Continue Reading

JConcepts 1951 Ford Panel Truck R/C Monster Truck Body

JConcepts 1951 Ford Panel Truck R/C Monster Truck Body

A retro look for your Traxxas Stampede The JConcepts team has been showing the Traxxas Stampede some love as of late, introducing a new set of clear bodies for this radio-controlled monster truck. One of these releases is a 1951 Ford Panel Truck that will give the Stampede an old-school vibe and new attitude. Molded… Continue Reading

A Celebration of Savings During Tower Hobbies Labor Day Sale

A Celebration of Savings During Tower Hobbies Labor Day Sale

This year’s R/C Labor Day deals are continuing to pile up. If your online hobby shop of choice is Tower Hobbies, then you’ll want to check out their discounts on a range of radio-controlled trucks, planes, helicopters, and more. As with the Horizon Hobby Labor Day sale, most of the Tower Hobbies sale items are focused… Continue Reading

Score Additional Savings (15% Off) During Pro-Line’s Labor Day Sale

Score Additional Savings (15% Off) During Pro-Line’s Labor Day Sale

Pro-Line is joining the Labor Day Sale fun with a sale of their own. Between now and Monday, September 3, 2018, you can save an additional 15% off your next order at prolineracing.com. To activate the discount, use coupon code RCLABOR18. Visit Pro-Line’s website for complete details and to see what products are available. Image credit:… Continue Reading

Introducing the Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL

Introducing the Traxxas Rustler 4×4 VXL

When it comes to picking out an R/C vehicle, finding the right combination of speed, handling, and appearance can be quite a chore. Years later, I still have fond memories of my first radio-controlled truck purchase, even though I changed my mind countless times before reaching the checkout counter. I bring that up because one of… Continue Reading

Mark Your Calendars for Pro-Line’s Monster Truck Palooza 2018!

Mark Your Calendars for Pro-Line’s Monster Truck Palooza 2018!

After a successful run in 2017, Pro-Line has announced plans for their second-annual Monster Truck Palooza event. Taking place on Saturday, October 20, 2018, this event will feature R/C monster truck action in the form of freestyles, jump competitions, heads-up, racing, and much more, giving a popular genre of radio-controlled truck its own day in… Continue Reading

Horizon Hobby’s Labor Day Deals

Horizon Hobby’s Labor Day Deals

Are you hunting for end-of-summer deals on R/C models and gear? If so, there are a few options available, including a Labor Day Sale from the folks at Horizon Hobby. Most of the Horizon Hobby deals are related to radio-controlled aircraft, and boats, but you will find a discount on Axial’s SCX10 II Jeep Cherokee… Continue Reading

AMain Hobbies Labor Day Sale

AMain Hobbies Labor Day Sale

Scoop up some sweet deals during AMain Hobbies 2018 Labor Day Sale. From radio-controlled buggies and short course trucks to trail rigs and quadcopters, there are some amazing discounts on a number of popular models. From Axial and HPI to Team Associated and Traxxas, these are some deals that are worth looking into. AMain Hobbies… Continue Reading

Losi 22S 1/10-scale Brushless Stadium Truck

Losi 22S 1/10-scale Brushless Stadium Truck

Losi has released a new model for hobbyists who live to go fast and drive hard. Their 22S ST is a 2-wheel drive, brushless-powered, 1/10-scale stadium truck that features Active Vehicle Control (AVC). This sub-$300 radio-controlled truck looks like a great addition for just about any R/C enthusiast’s collection. This stadium truck is based on the Team… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Badlands SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 Pre-Mounted Tire & Wheel 4-Pack

Pro-Line Badlands SC 2.2″/3.0″ M2 Pre-Mounted Tire & Wheel 4-Pack

The crew at Pro-Line has introduced a pre-mounted tire and wheel combo 4-pack designed for especially for the 2wd Traxxas Slash. Their new Badlands SC M2 tire and Split Six wheel set combine traction performance with a stylish wheel design, giving your Slash a much-deserved upgrade. Featuring deep, blocky treads, the pre-mounted Badlands SC tires won’t put you… Continue Reading

Reef’s RC 422HD High Torque Servo

Reef’s RC 422HD High Torque Servo

If you demand top end performance out of every aspect of your R/C trail rig, here is a steering servo you might want to take a look at. Reef’s RC Products has introduced their 422HD servo, which combines power and precision for the budget-minded hobbyist. The 422HD steering servo features a coreless motor and titanium… Continue Reading

One Last Blast: Traxxas Summer Fun Sale Returns

One Last Blast: Traxxas Summer Fun Sale Returns

Traxxas wants you to wring every last bit of fun out of your summer, bringing back their “Summer Fun” sale to help you save some money on your next R/C purchase. Like their previous sale, you can save up to $75 on their four 4-Tec models (RTRs and chassis sets), up to $50 on the… Continue Reading

JConcepts 1989 Ford F-250 Body for the Traxxas Stampede

JConcepts 1989 Ford F-250 Body for the Traxxas Stampede

If you’re looking for a slightly older-school look for your Traxxas Stampede, JConcepts has released a new, 1989 Ford F-250 body option for the popular R/C monster truck. The new body (#0377) features a licensed design and decals, giving your 1/10-scale machine a real-world feel. Made from durable polycarbonate, this clear body option includes pre-applied… Continue Reading