Celebrate Veterans Day with a 10% Discount from Pro-Line

Celebrate Veterans Day with a 10% Discount from Pro-Line

Pro-Line is offering up a 10% discount to kick off Veterans Day weekend. Between now and November 11, 2019, you can save an additional 10% on your next order at prolineracing.com. The team at Pro-Line has been churning out some amazing products this year, and now is a great time to stock up on wheels,… Continue Reading

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A Big Budget Basher: Unboxing GP Toys Foxx S911 [Video]

A Big Budget Basher: Unboxing GP Toys Foxx S911 [Video]

Can a radio-controlled car that costs less than $30 pack as much fun and speed as other big-names on the market? That’s what I asked myself before I tore open the packaging of the GT Toys Foxx S911 1/12 scale ready-to-run (RTR) monster truck. GearBest.com was kind enough to  send me a review vehicle to… Continue Reading

Find Your Next Spot to Bash with ‘RC Bash Finder’

Find Your Next Spot to Bash with ‘RC Bash Finder’

If you want to expand your list of locations to bash or race your R/C machines, there’s a new app that’ll help you do just that. RC Bash Finder (iOS App Store Link) is a new app by developer Eric Foard that uses your location to find parks, tracks, and other locations that have been flagged… Continue Reading

Spektrum STX3 3-Channel Radio System

Spektrum STX3 3-Channel Radio System

Whether you’re building a kit or upgrading your ready-to-run (RTR) model, Spektrum has introduced a new, 3-channel radio system that brings control, range, and adjustability to just about any radio-controlled machine. The STX3 3-channel transmitter/receiver combo provides an entry-level approach for bashers, racers, and rock crawlers alike. The four-knob adjustment layout will let you tune the… Continue Reading

Feed Your Need to Build with these Tamiya Kit Discounts

Feed Your Need to Build with these Tamiya Kit Discounts

Get a classic kit at a discounted price through AMain Hobbies and Tower Hobbies. You haven’t truly experienced this hobby until you’ve built a kit. While it took me a while to realize that, I’ve become a fan of R/C model kits and the joy that they can bring to enthusiasts. If you’re feeling the… Continue Reading

Celebrate 37 Years of Pro-Line!

Celebrate 37 Years of Pro-Line!

Pro-Line is turning 37 and to mark the occasion, they’re extending a special discount to their online shoppers. Between Saturday, October 12, 2019 and Monday, October 14, 2019, you can save an additional $5 off of your order of $50 or more at prolineracing.com. To activate the savings, simply use coupon code PL37 during checkout. To… Continue Reading

A Throwback for the Trail: Axial’s SCX10 II 1955 Ford F-100

A Throwback for the Trail: Axial’s SCX10 II 1955 Ford F-100

It’s time to add another branch to Axial’s SCX10 II family tree (and another entry in my 1/10-scale R/C Crawler Guide). Expanding their list of ready-to-run (RTR) trail trucks, Axial has announced the SCX10 II 1955 Ford F-100. Based on the proven SCX10 II platform, this model features the body of a 55′ Ford F-100… Continue Reading

Tamiya CC-02 Mercedes-Benz G 500 1/10-scale Trail Truck Kit

Tamiya CC-02 Mercedes-Benz G 500 1/10-scale Trail Truck Kit

Tamiya is no stranger to the scale R/C scene and their CC-01 chassis serves as the foundation for a number of radio-controlled trail trucks. Building off of their success and experience with the CC-01, Tamiya is introducing its second-generation trail platform, the CC-02 Mercedes-Benz G 500. The first thing you’ll notice about this new rig… Continue Reading

Kraken’s Stryker Indiegogo Campaign is Live

Kraken’s Stryker Indiegogo Campaign is Live

The crowd-funding campaign kicks off with multiple “perk” and contribution options. The Indiegogo campaign for the Kraken Stryker 1/10-scale UTV from Kraken RC has officially gone live and within 24 hours, it’s already gathered over $25,000 from 75 backers. This is a unique approach to a model launch, especially by such an established R/C brand,… Continue Reading

Kyosho Inferno Neo 3.0 VE 1/8-scale Buggy

Kyosho Inferno Neo 3.0 VE 1/8-scale Buggy

Kyosho has been busy cranking out updates to a number of their models, including the Inferno Neo 3.0 VE. This 1/8-scale off-road buggy has received a few minor updates over its predecessor aimed at better performance and adjustability. Big-bore shocks, deep-tread, KC Cross tires, and a 200kv Kyosho Speed House TORX8 brushless motor are just… Continue Reading

Redcat Racing is Kicking Off October with a Camo X4 Giveaway

Redcat Racing is Kicking Off October with a Camo X4 Giveaway

Who doesn’t want to park a new, free R/C machine in their garage??? As we head into the fall season, Redcat Racing has fired up yet-another “First Friday Giveaway”. Between now and October 11, visit this post on the Redcat Racing Facebook page to like and comment for your chance to win a Camo X4 rock… Continue Reading

Traxxas Releases a New Color Option for the TRX-4 Sport

Traxxas Releases a New Color Option for the TRX-4 Sport

Blend into your surroundings with the new “Desert Tan” body color. If you’ve been eyeing the Traxxas TRX-4 Sport RTR but haven’t been keen on the blue or red body colors, this rig now features a third body color option, “Desert Tan”. Adding to their two original colors, this third body color could provide for… Continue Reading

Is Your Custom Redcat Racing Rig SEMA-worthy?

Is Your Custom Redcat Racing Rig SEMA-worthy?

Custom builds are the name of the game in scale R/C and Redcat Racing wants to reward one expert builder with the opportunity to have their rig featured at their booth at SEMA 2019. Between now and October 21, post photos and videos of your custom Redcat Racing GEN7, GEN8, or GEN8 P.A.C.K. build on… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Prism SC Front Short Course Truck Tires

Pro-Line Prism SC Front Short Course Truck Tires

Pro-Line has released a front tire option to complement their Prism SC Rear Tire for short course truck carpet racing. The appropriately-named Prism SC Front Tire features a pin and wedge tread pattern which is specifically designed for carpet-track competition. Two compound options are available with these tires,  medium or soft. Each pair of Prism SC… Continue Reading

JConcepts 1995 Ford F-150 RC10T2 Stadium Truck Body

JConcepts 1995 Ford F-150 RC10T2 Stadium Truck Body

If you love old-school R/C stadium trucks, specifically the Team Associated RC10T2, and want to throw a new look at your classic racer, check out the latest release from JConcepts. Traveling back to the mid-’90s, the JConcepts crew has cooked up a 1995 Ford F-150 body to match the release year of the RC10T2 kit.… Continue Reading

Review: Redcat Racing GEN8 Scout II

Review: Redcat Racing GEN8 Scout II

My fleet of R/C crawlers has grown over the years, specifically in the past 12 months. With so many new models arriving on the scene, it’s hard to pass up a lower-cost rig when it becomes available, especially if that rig is modeled after one of my (many) dream vehicles. Redcat Racing’s launch of the… Continue Reading

Thunder Tiger PUBG 4×4 American Pickup Truck

Thunder Tiger PUBG 4×4 American Pickup Truck

Fans of PUBG can now take their love for the battle royale game into meatspace. Thunder Tiger has released an officially licensed 1/12-scale replica of the 4×4 American Pickup Truck, one of the various battle vehicles found in the game. Decked out with scale details and visual cues from the game, Thunder Tiger’s 4×4 American… Continue Reading

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 64: Orlandoo Hunter OH32AO3 Kit

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 64: Orlandoo Hunter OH32AO3 Kit

Everyone should build a kit. If you haven’t experienced building a radio-controlled machine from the ground up, you should add that to your hobby to-do list. For seasoned pros who have assembled more 1/10-scale (or larger) models than they can count, may I introduce you to a different challenge; a small-scale build. Earlier this year,… Continue Reading