New Products & Gear from CarryAll RC

In the past few months, CarryAll RC has been hard at work developing new products and partnerships, all for the benefit of the R/C crawling community. Alongside their lineup of trail-proven, adventure-ready backpacks, they’ve added a “fanny pack” to the mix, giving you a spot to store critical trail gear on short trips. The CARC… Continue Reading

New Products & Gear from CarryAll RC

New Products & Gear from CarryAll RC

In the past few months, CarryAll RC has been hard at work developing new products and partnerships, all for the benefit of the R/C crawling community. Alongside their lineup of trail-proven, adventure-ready backpacks, they’ve added a “fanny pack” to the mix, giving you a spot to store critical trail gear on short trips. The CARC… Continue Reading

Pro-Line 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body for the Traxxas Rustler 4×4

Pro-Line 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body for the Traxxas Rustler 4×4

Pro-Line has released a pre-cut 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body for the Traxxas Rustler 4×4. Designed for durability and style, this new lid will make it easy for you to refresh the appearance of your R/C basher. Made from durable, clear polycarbonate, the Pro-Line Pre-Cut 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor body features realistic styling and detail.… Continue Reading

REVIEW

How-to: Axial RR10 Bomber Brushed Motor Upgrade [Video]

How-to: Axial RR10 Bomber Brushed Motor Upgrade [Video]

While the Axial RR10 Bomber is a great machine out of the box, I’ve found it to be lacking in the speed department. A simple (and low-cost) upgrade for this rig is the addition of a 20-turn motor. Keeping the stock gearing configuration in place (for the time being), this quick walk-through and how-to video… Continue Reading

CEN Racing Ford F450 SD 1/10-scale Pickup Truck

CEN Racing Ford F450 SD 1/10-scale Pickup Truck

CEN Racing has shifted gears from their monster truck obsession to focus on a slightly more pedestrian pickup truck model. After a series of teaser posts, the 1/10-scale, DL Series Ford F450 SD was officially announced. Aiming right at the heart of scale, custom truck fanatics, the Ford F-450 SD offers up a stunning replica… Continue Reading

Enjoy 10%-off Labor Day Savings from Pro-Line

Enjoy 10%-off Labor Day Savings from Pro-Line

Pro-Line is celebrating Labor Day by offering up 10% savings on any purchase on prolineracing.com from September 5 through September 7, 2020. This coupon can be used on any item in Pro-Line’s lineup, including bodies, wheels, tires, kits, apparel, and more. To activate the savings, use coupon code LABORDAY2020 during checkout. Visit prolineracing.com to learn… Continue Reading

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 70: Totally Random

The RC Newb Podcast – Episode 70: Totally Random

Time flies when you’re swamped with projects. With quite a few things happening in and around the R/C hobby, I felt it was time to clear the deck. Fair warning, this episode is as random as it gets. New models, R/C news, and a few workbench updates thrown in for good measure. Show Notes: ARRMA’s… Continue Reading

Carisma Launches an Updated Website and Online Shopping Experience

Carisma Launches an Updated Website and Online Shopping Experience

Carisma RC has re-launched its website and online store with a completely new experience. Down for the past few months, the re-imagined website offers a fresh, new way to learn about and purchase Carisma RC and Carisma Scale Adventure models and accessories. Some of the highlights of the refreshed website are a new product page… Continue Reading

Tamiya 1991 Audi DTM Touring Car

Tamiya 1991 Audi DTM Touring Car

Are you looking for a unique racing replica to add to your R/C collection? If so, Tamiya has announced a new on-road kit that’s aimed squarely at fans of early-90’s DTM racing. Built on the TT-02 chassis the Tamiya 1991 Audi V8 Touring Car Kit offers an opportunity to build a stylish European-bred racing machine that… Continue Reading

Pro-Line No-Prep Drag Racing Hood Scoops & Blowers Set

Pro-Line No-Prep Drag Racing Hood Scoops & Blowers Set

Pro-Line is all-in when it comes to R/C drag racing. From their ongoing stream of bodies, tires, and wheels, they’ve fully-embraced this popular form of radio-controlled competition. For those who want to add even more scale detail to their R/C dragsters, Pro-Line has introduced its No-Prep Drag Racing Hood Scoops and Blowers set. These clear,… Continue Reading

Tamiya Tankpool24 Mercedes Actros Race Truck

Tamiya Tankpool24 Mercedes Actros Race Truck

Tamiya has announced an upcoming 1/14-scale R/C replica of the Tankpool24 Mercedes Actros Race Truck. Based on the truck driven by the Tankpool24 team in 2019, this kit will give you the opportunity to build a truly unique Euro-racer. Riding atop Tamiya’s TT-01 Type E chassis, this Mercedes Actros model features a three-piece body design… Continue Reading

Event Update: Horizon Hobby RC Fest Has Been Cancelled for 2020

Event Update: Horizon Hobby RC Fest Has Been Cancelled for 2020

What looked to be an amazing year filled with R/C and hobby-centric events and gatherings has turned into a swiss-cheese replica of cancellations and postponements. The latest event to be pushed into 2021 is Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest. Via a post on their Facebook page, Horizon Hobby has announced that the 2020-edition of their celebration… Continue Reading

Maverick RC Quantum XT Flux Brushless Speed & Stunt Truck

Maverick RC Quantum XT Flux Brushless Speed & Stunt Truck

Maverick RC has introduced the Quantum XT Flux, a 1/10-scale speed and stunt truck that’s geared toward R/C thrillseekers. Powered by a 3000kv brushless motor and capable of handling up to 3S LiPo batteries, this 1/10-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) truck should pack quite a punch.   Like its monster truck cousin, the Quantum XT Flux features a… Continue Reading

T-Bone Racing R2EXO Roll Cage for the Traxxas X-Maxx

T-Bone Racing R2EXO Roll Cage for the Traxxas X-Maxx

T-Bone Racing has released a new body-protecting accessory for the Traxxas X-Maxx. Their R2EXO Roll Cage offers additional topside protection from impacts and lid-side slides. Made from durable nylon, the R2EXO mounts to the stock Traxxas X-Maxx body as well as Pro-Line’s Ford Raptor and Brute Bash Armor bodies. Included with the roll cage rails are… Continue Reading

Maverick RC Quantum MT Flux Brushless Monster Truck

Maverick RC Quantum MT Flux Brushless Monster Truck

One brand that I haven’t heard much news from in a while is Maverick RC. This budget-friendly brand had announced a fleet of new vehicles a few years ago, but since, they’ve been rather quiet…until now. If you’re jonesing for a new, brushless-powered monster truck to tear around your favorite R/C hangouts, take a peek… Continue Reading

Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-XE Elite Race Kit

Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-XE Elite Race Kit

Team Losi Racing has released their latest 1/8-scale competition buggy kit, the 8IGHT-XE Elite. Designed from on-track experience, the 8IGHT-XE Elite features an array of performance-focused highlights to help you dominate your local circuit. Elite is more than just a name when it comes to this model. TLR has packaged this buggy kit with a… Continue Reading

Check Out These Sweet Scale Savings at Tower Hobbies

Check Out These Sweet Scale Savings at Tower Hobbies

Tower Hobbies has some super-scale on-road and off-road savings in store for a limited time. From kits and ready-to-run (RTR) models to a battery charger and tires, this selection R/C goodies features some impressive attention to detail. For on-road enthusiasts, you can pick up Tamiya’s Ford Mustang GT4 TT-02 kit for $121.10 ($111.10 with coupon… Continue Reading

Traxxas Heavy-Duty Chassis Brace for the Slash 4×4 and Rustler 4×4

Traxxas Heavy-Duty Chassis Brace for the Slash 4×4 and Rustler 4×4

Traxxas has introduced a new chassis upgrade item for improving the rigidity and durability of your Slash 4×4 or Rustler 4×4. Made from durable aluminum, this lightweight brace can help reinforce your chassis and keep everything intact during extreme bashing sessions. Running the length of the chassis, this brace sits above the internal components, adding… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Fugitive 2.2″ 2WD & 4WD Off-road Buggy Front Tires

Pro-Line Fugitive 2.2″ 2WD & 4WD Off-road Buggy Front Tires

Pro-Line has released two new front tire options for competitive, 1/10-scale R/C buggy racers. Their Fugitive 2.2″ 2WD and 4WD front tires aim to offer improved traction and durability for on-track competition. Featuring a tight, square-pin tread design, these tires should offer you long-lasting performance on tracks with abusive surfaces. Three compound options are available… Continue Reading