Review: Eachine VR-007 Pro FPV Goggles

If you’re interested in getting into the world of FPV, there are plenty of places to start. For my own journey, I took the advice of a fellow hobbyist and picked up a pair of inexpensive FPV goggles from Eachine. Eachine’s VR-007 Pro FPV goggles are a lightweight, feature-filled option for flying and driving your… Continue Reading

Review: Eachine VR-007 Pro FPV Goggles

Review: Eachine VR-007 Pro FPV Goggles

If you’re interested in getting into the world of FPV, there are plenty of places to start. For my own journey, I took the advice of a fellow hobbyist and picked up a pair of inexpensive FPV goggles from Eachine. Eachine’s VR-007 Pro FPV goggles are a lightweight, feature-filled option for flying and driving your… Continue Reading

Futaba’s 7PX 7-channel Surface R/C Controller System

Futaba’s 7PX 7-channel Surface R/C Controller System

If you’re looking to raise your radio game, Futaba has released a new pistol-grip style controller for surface R/C vehicles. The Futaba 7PX is a 7-channel, 2.4GHz transmitter that’s packed with the features you need to control and tune your radio-controlled car or truck. Focusing on quick response, this transmitter and receiver (R334SBS) system utilize… Continue Reading

Check Out the Racy L1 “Layla” LMP Body from JConcepts

Check Out the Racy L1 “Layla” LMP Body from JConcepts

JConcepts has released a new, on-road racing body that’s sure to be a hit with sports car and LeMans-style race fans. The L1 “Layla” is their new LMP body which is designed to fit “F1” R/C cars such as the Team Associated Formula 1 RC10F6 (with JConcepts conversion kit #2468), XRAY’s X1, and Yokomo’s YR-10.… Continue Reading

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Axial RR10 Bomber: A Versatile, Bombastic Rock Star

Axial RR10 Bomber: A Versatile, Bombastic Rock Star

Axial’s RR10 Bomber – 1/10-scale Radio-controlled, Ready-to-Run (RTR) Rock Racer The Short Story: The Axial RR10 Bomber (AX90048 – $399.99) is a fantastic ready-to-run R/C vehicle that is versatile enough to handle multiple terrain types and challenges. Out of the box, it is geared toward low-speed crawling and maneuvering, but allows plenty of “upgrade” room… Continue Reading

The RC Newb Podcast: Episode 46 – The FPV Experience

The RC Newb Podcast: Episode 46 – The FPV Experience

As the FPV craze sweeps the aircraft side of the radio-control hobby, it hasn’t hit full stride when it comes to R/C cars and trucks. After watching folks mount FPV cameras and gear to their machines (and have an amazing time with the experience), I decided to jump in and see what all of the… Continue Reading

A Summer Send-off of Drone Savings at Newegg.com

A Summer Send-off of Drone Savings at Newegg.com

Just because the warm summer months are about to disappear, that doesn’t mean your R/C fun has to sunset as well. If you’ve been wanting to add a quadcopter to your radio-controlled fleet, check out the Summer Wrap-up Sale at Newegg.com. For starters, you can snap up a refurbished DJI Phantom 3 Standard for $349.00.… Continue Reading

Don’t Blink or You Might Miss this Teaser from Kyosho!

Don’t Blink or You Might Miss this Teaser from Kyosho!

If you’re into ready tea leaves and gazing into a crystal ball, then you’ll enjoy this brief (and I mean BRIEF) teaser which was posted by the team at Kyosho. While there isn’t much to go on from this video, it’s an intriguing look at an upcoming project from this well-known R/C brand. Other radio-controlled… Continue Reading

One Mad Monster: Kyosho’s Mad Crusher VE R/C Monster Truck

One Mad Monster: Kyosho’s Mad Crusher VE R/C Monster Truck

When you think of “dream machines”, monster trucks aren’t usually the first vehicles to come to mind. However, after you see the latest radio-controlled monster truck model from Kyosho, you may need to shuffle your wish list. One of their latest machines is the Mad Crusher VE Readyset, a 1/8-scale monster truck featuring brushless power,… Continue Reading

O.S. Engine Releases an Updated 1/8-scale Buggy Engine

O.S. Engine Releases an Updated 1/8-scale Buggy Engine

The O.S. Speed 21XR-B V2 is set to give buggies a boost where they need it the most. O.S. Engine has been cranking out impressive power-plants this year and they have no intentions of slowing down. Their latest release is an update to one of their 1/8-scale buggy engines. Redesigned from the ground up, the O.S.… Continue Reading

Losi & Trek Bicycles Tease an Upcoming Collaboration

Losi & Trek Bicycles Tease an Upcoming Collaboration

Something new is coming down the pike from the folks at Losi. They’ve released a cryptic teaser video which highlights a “best of both worlds” mashup between the popular R/C brand and Trek Bicycles, one of the most well-known bike brands in the world. Filmed at Little Switzerland, a skiing and biking complex in Slinger,… Continue Reading

Kyosho Returns to Retro with Their Javelin Buggy Re-release

Kyosho Returns to Retro with Their Javelin Buggy Re-release

Some vehicles never go out of style. That statement is true, both for 1:1 vehicles and their smaller-scale counterparts in the R/C hobby. Kyosho is hoping that the level of nostalgia is still strong for their Javelin buggy kit, as they’ve announced this machine is making a comeback. This 1/10-scale buggy not only looks as… Continue Reading

The Carisma Scale Adventure Website has Arrived!

The Carisma Scale Adventure Website has Arrived!

Get the latest updates on the SCA-1E RTR and Kit models, plus much more. I’ve been clamoring for as many details as I can find regarding the new trail rigs from Carisma Scale Adventure.  While their Facebook page has been an excellent resource, the waiting game around the launch of their completed website. After some… Continue Reading

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Traxxas TRX-4

Upgrades and Hop-ups for the Traxxas TRX-4

The Traxxas TRX-4 has quickly become a popular option for “scale R/C” enthusiasts. Being their first radio-controlled trail rig, Traxxas put a number of features into this model, making it a premium option for those looking to get into the crawling and trail scene. While the stock rig is an amazing piece, if I’ve learned… Continue Reading

15% Off at ATees.com During Their Labor Day Sale

15% Off at ATees.com During Their Labor Day Sale

Here’s one more Labor Day deal to report: you can save 15% at ATees.com with coupon code LABORDAY17. Stock up on parts for your R/C car, truck, trail rig, or buggy and save some money while doing it. Learn more about this sale at ATees.com. Image credit: Atees   Continue Reading

Labor Day Deal: Save $20 on Orders of $100 or More at AMain

Labor Day Deal: Save $20 on Orders of $100 or More at AMain

Even though its Labor Day, there are still some great deals to be had on radio-controlled cars, trucks, aircraft and accessories. AMain is offering a discount of $20 off orders of $100 or more with coupon code “LABOR17“. This offer is valid until 11:59pm on Monday, September 4, 2017. Learn more at amain.com. Image credit:… Continue Reading

PROTOform Introduces Their First Line of VTA R/C Wheels

PROTOform Introduces Their First Line of VTA R/C Wheels

PROTOform is quickly becoming a one-stop shop for on-road vintage trans-am racing. While their bodies are both track-tested and battle-hardened, they’ve recently branched out into tires and wheels. The latter racing accessory is the newest to be introduced by the aftermarket R/C brand, and based on looks alone, these wheels appear to be winners. Available… Continue Reading

Save Big with Tower Hobbies Labor Day Deals

Save Big with Tower Hobbies Labor Day Deals

The Labor Day deals are rolling on! Tower Hobbies has a selection of R/C cars, trucks, buggies, and more on sale between now and September 7 (2017). You can score savings on models from Team Associated, Axial, Flyzone, Futaba, and more. With the end of summer in sight, there’s no better way to plan for… Continue Reading

A Father/Son FPV Team are the Latest to Join Team Futaba

A Father/Son FPV Team are the Latest to Join Team Futaba

After taking some time to catch their breath, Futaba has jumped back on the throttle, adding more FPV pilots to their growing “air” team. Their latest signing is a two-for-one deal, a father and son tandem of Ron and Jackson Richter. Ron (the father) has been flying FPV quads for a number of years and… Continue Reading

Labor Day Deals from Horizon Hobby

Labor Day Deals from Horizon Hobby

Enjoy the “last hurrah” of summer as the Labor Day weekend kicks into high gear. No matter what you’re doing this weekend, be sure to check out Horizon Hobby as they’ve got a number of nice deals and discounts on select R/C car, truck, and plane models. There are deep discounts on brands such as… Continue Reading

Labor Day Savings at AirAgeStore.com

Labor Day Savings at AirAgeStore.com

Save 25% between August 31 and September 4, 2017 Keeping up on the latest news and happenings in and around the R/C hobby is almost as fun as participating in the hobby itself. If you like to stay as up-to-date as possible, or simply want to stay in the know, chances are you’ve picked up… Continue Reading

See the Carisma SCA-1E Coyote RTR in Action [Video]

See the Carisma SCA-1E Coyote RTR in Action [Video]

If you’ve been paying attention to the “R/C scaler” side of the hobby lately, you know it’s become a popular place for both hobbyists, and brands, to hang out in. In the blink of an eye, the number of 1/10-scale trail rig models has almost doubled. While Traxxas, HPI, and Redcat Racing have been getting… Continue Reading

Scale Sweetness Inside & Out with Pro-Line’s Classic Interior

Scale Sweetness Inside & Out with Pro-Line’s Classic Interior

Pro-Line has been known for designing and manufacturing beautiful bodies for radio-controlled cars, trucks, and buggies. They’ve also stepped up their game when it comes to the scale R/C scene by introducing accessories, tires, wheels, and now an interior for 1/10-scale trail machines. Their Classic Interior features a throwback design with a 1960’s flair. Perfectly… Continue Reading

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