Tekno RC NB48 2.0 1/8-scale 4WD Competition Buggy Kit

Tekno RC has announced the release of their latest 1/8-scale nitro competition buggy kit, the NB48 2.0. As the name implies, this is the latest evolution of their NB48 platform, picking up where the NB48.4 left off. There are quite a few highlights in this new release, including a wider, lighter-weight chassis tray, a larger… Continue Reading

Tekno RC NB48 2.0 1/8-scale 4WD Competition Buggy Kit

Tekno RC NB48 2.0 1/8-scale 4WD Competition Buggy Kit

Tekno RC has announced the release of their latest 1/8-scale nitro competition buggy kit, the NB48 2.0. As the name implies, this is the latest evolution of their NB48 platform, picking up where the NB48.4 left off. There are quite a few highlights in this new release, including a wider, lighter-weight chassis tray, a larger… Continue Reading

Save $100 on the Team Losi Racing 22-4 2.0 Buggy Kit

Save $100 on the Team Losi Racing 22-4 2.0 Buggy Kit

Check out this discount deal from Tower Hobbies For a limited time, Tower Hobbies has dropped the price of the Team Losi Racing 22-4 2.0 competition buggy kit to $249.99. At a savings of $100, this is a tempting offer if you’re looking to get into the world of R/C racing. Released in 2018, the… Continue Reading

Flashback to the 80’s with Kyosho’s Ultima Buggy Re-release

Flashback to the 80’s with Kyosho’s Ultima Buggy Re-release

The re-release craze has slowed down a bit in recent years, but there are still some brands who are bringing back classic models for the modern generation of R/C hobbyist. Kyosho has announced the return of their 1987 World Championship buggy, the EP 2WD Ultima kit. Featuring the same chassis layout and body design as… Continue Reading

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First Impressions: ARRMA Fazon Voltage

First Impressions: ARRMA Fazon Voltage

Somewhere in this year’s avalanche of model updates from ARRMA, a new vehicle line was born. Borrowing traits and designs from two of their popular models, (the ⅛-scale Fazon 6S BLX and the 1/10-scale Granite), the Voltage series puts a twist on budget-friendly bashers. Hobbico sent me one of these new models, the Fazon Voltage… Continue Reading

Re-live the Sights and Sounds of Pro-Line by the Fire 2019 [Video]

Re-live the Sights and Sounds of Pro-Line by the Fire 2019 [Video]

Pro-Line by the Fire has grown to become a must-attend event for scale R/C enthusiasts. While I haven’t personally attended, hearing stories from those who have makes my urge to attend a future installment almost unbearable. If you’ve never attended this event during its four-year run or want to re-live the fun that was the… Continue Reading

ARRMA Senton 4×4 MEGA Brushed Short Course Truck

ARRMA Senton 4×4 MEGA Brushed Short Course Truck

Earlier this year, ARRMA updated their line of 6S brushless, BLX models and now they’ve turned their attention to their fleet of brushed bashers. One such model is the Senton 4×4 MEGA short course truck. Among the updates to this model are a new, Spektrum STX2 radio system and an 8.4V NiMh battery with IC3… Continue Reading

Wave Machine: Pro Boat 17” RTR Power Boat Racer

Wave Machine: Pro Boat 17” RTR Power Boat Racer

While I’ve tried my hand at flight and tend to stick to four-wheeled R/C action, I have yet to hit the water with a radio-controlled boat. When that day comes, there will be plenty of options to choose from, including two new 17″ ready-to-run (RTR) models from Pro Boat. Decked out in replica Miss GEICO… Continue Reading

ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA 1/8-scale Speed Buggy

ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA 1/8-scale Speed Buggy

Are you in the market for a budget-friendly, basher-focused R/C buggy? If so, ARRMA’s latest brushed-powered beast might be the ride for you. The ARRMA Typhon 4×4 MEGA combines 1/8-scale size with a reliable 4×4 drivetrain, and a solid brushed motor to create a radio-controlled buggy that’s under $250. While the price is certainly an… Continue Reading

Axial’s Capra is Coming. What is Capra?

Axial’s Capra is Coming. What is Capra?

Playing the guessing game around Axial’s 9/12/19 release. Axial has released a number of new and surprising models this year, and it appears that they’ve got at least one more planned before 2019 wraps up. Following in the tire tracks of the Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3, the Wraith 1.9, the SCX24 Deadbolt, the SCX10 II… Continue Reading

Kyosho Inferno MP10T Nitro Truggy

Kyosho Inferno MP10T Nitro Truggy

Kyosho has released an update to their Inferno MP truggy lineup by introducing the Inferno MP10T. This nitro-powered, 1/10-scale truggy kit features an array of upgraded chassis components which are all designed to improve your on-track performance. Among the enhancements are redesigned upper front suspension arms (i-arm design), a 3-diff shaft drive chassis that’s based… Continue Reading

Traxxas TRX-4 Mercedes-Benz G 500 Off-road Wagon

Traxxas TRX-4 Mercedes-Benz G 500 Off-road Wagon

Things that make you go “hmmm…”. When I think of off-road, trail-ready R/C models like the Axial SCX10 II or Traxxas TRX-4, I don’t immediately think of chrome accents and lower-profile wheels. Still, that’s what you get from the latest addition to the Traxxas TRX-4 lineup; the TRX-4 Mercedes-Benz G 500. When this specific model… Continue Reading

Backyard Fun with the Element RC Enduro Sendero [Video]

Backyard Fun with the Element RC Enduro Sendero [Video]

My biggest summertime R/C surprise (aside from the incredibly fun Axial SCX24 Deadbolt), has been the Enduro Sendero RTR from Element RC. This rig has received plenty of praise during its rollout, and after getting my hands on one, I can see why. Smooth performance, an old-school appearance, and some unique chassis and transmission characteristics… Continue Reading

ProTek RC “TruTorque SL” Metric Hex Driver Set

ProTek RC “TruTorque SL” Metric Hex Driver Set

There are a number of “must-have” tools that every R/C enthusiast should keep on their workbench or in their toolbox, and a decent set of metric hex drivers is at the top of that list. One of the latest options from ProTek RC combines a lightweight, high-grip design with durable construction to give you more… Continue Reading

Transform Your Element RC Enduro with this Utility Bed Kit

Transform Your Element RC Enduro with  this Utility Bed Kit

Element RC has added another customization item for the Enduro Sendero RTR and Enduro Trail Truck Builder’s Kit. If your vision of the perfect R/C crawler includes a rugged utilitarian design, you can now add this Utility Bed kit to your rig before your next outdoor adventure. Everything you need is included in the kit,… Continue Reading

The 2019 DRL Allianz World Championship Takes Flight

The 2019 DRL Allianz World Championship Takes Flight

Does a New Season Equal a New Reason to Watch? Truth be told, I haven’t paid much attention to the Drone Racing League in the past year. Yet, something drew me to the announcement of the kickoff to the 2019 DRL Allianz World Championship. After taking some time off from watching this new form of… Continue Reading

Go Pro-Mod Racing with PROTOform’s Chevy Corvette C7 Body

Go Pro-Mod Racing with PROTOform’s Chevy Corvette C7 Body

As straight-line R/C racing grows in popularity, so too are the options for building and customizing your own radio-controlled dragster. PROTOform has released a new lid with modern-day style; the C7 Chevrolet Corvette. With a sleek, tapered design in the front and a wide, high-downforce rear decklid in the back, this body features an aggressive… Continue Reading

Carisma Releases a Series of Body Mods for the SCA-1E Lineup

Carisma Releases a Series of Body Mods for the SCA-1E Lineup

If you’ve got a Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E Coyote, Lynx, Ford F-150 or Land Rover Range Rover parked in your R/C garage, Carisma’s been cooking up body modifications just for you. Aiming to provide you with more customization options, they’ve released new body accessories for just about every trail rig in their lineup. If you… Continue Reading

More Colors, More Creativity: Pro-Line’s “Phase 4” R/C Body Paints

More Colors, More Creativity: Pro-Line’s “Phase 4” R/C Body Paints

Pro-Line has released another round of options to their ever-expanding line of water-based, polycarbonate paints. Phase 4 offers up five new colors, all centered around dark and rich tones for your next radio-controlled creation. Adding three colors to their “Standard” collection, one to “Metallic” and one to “Pearl”, these new color options provide even more… Continue Reading

Yokomo YZ-2 DTM3 & YZ-2 CAL3 1/10-scale Competition Buggies

Yokomo YZ-2 DTM3 & YZ-2 CAL3 1/10-scale Competition Buggies

Yokomo has recently updated two of their most-successful 2WD, 1/10-scale buggy models. Whether you race on dirt or artificial turf and carpet, these two kits have quite a few benefits over previous models. For dirt track dominance, “shorter, thinner, and lighter” are the best descriptions of the changes found on Yokomo’s YZ-2 DTM3 kit. Among… Continue Reading