RC4WD 2001 Toyota Tacoma 4-door Body for the Trail Finder 2 LWB

RC4WD has announced a new, clear body option for their 1/10-scale Trail Finder 2 R/C scaler platform. Traveling back to the early 2000’s, the folks at RC4WD have created an officially-licensed 2001 Toyota Tacoma 4-door body, adding a bit of modern-day appeal to your off-road rig. This new body is a bit of a departure from… Continue Reading

RC4WD 2001 Toyota Tacoma 4-door Body for the Trail Finder 2 LWB

RC4WD 2001 Toyota Tacoma 4-door Body for the Trail Finder 2 LWB

RC4WD has announced a new, clear body option for their 1/10-scale Trail Finder 2 R/C scaler platform. Traveling back to the early 2000’s, the folks at RC4WD have created an officially-licensed 2001 Toyota Tacoma 4-door body, adding a bit of modern-day appeal to your off-road rig. This new body is a bit of a departure from… Continue Reading

Pro-Line BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 1.9″ Tires

Pro-Line BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM3 1.9″ Tires

Pro-Line has released a 1.9″ replica of the BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain KM3 off-road tire. These scaled-down trail tires feature the same tread design and details found on their 1:1 variant. While these tires provide an authentic, “scale” appearance, they’re also designed to perform. Their deep tread layout and self-cleaning tread blocks help ensure your rig has the… Continue Reading

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Free, Downloadable 3D Printer “Scale Accessory” Files from Carisma

Free, Downloadable 3D Printer “Scale Accessory” Files from Carisma

Carisma has announced that they’ll be releasing free 3D files for custom, at-home 3D printing of accessories for their Carisma Scale Adventure model lineup. Kicking off this freebie free-for-all is the EXO roof rack for the LYNX ORV. This multi-part accessory will let you print and assemble a roof rack and support/mounting braces for Carisma’s… Continue Reading

Servo Sale: 15% off from Savox

Servo Sale: 15% off from Savox

Some deals don’t come around often, but when they do, you have to be ready to act. Savox is holding a rare sale on their lineup of R/C servos, but only for a limited time. Between now and April 16, 2018, you can save an additional 15% on your Savox servo purchase at savoxusa.com. To activate… Continue Reading

Spektrum DX8e 8-channel R/C Controller

Spektrum DX8e 8-channel R/C Controller

Spektrum has released an entry-level, 8-channel controller, designed specifically for radio-controlled aircraft. Promoted as a bind-and-fly (bnf) radio, the DX8e allows new pilots to level up their flight experience without breaking the bank. Among the highlights are memory support for 250 models, an expandable SD card slot, wireless trainer linking, integrated FPV lap timing functionality,… Continue Reading

Horizon Hobby Cleared to Purchase Select Hobbico Assets

Horizon Hobby Cleared to Purchase Select Hobbico Assets

News broke a few weeks ago that Horizon Hobby had put in a bid to purchase assets of Hobbico. Since that time, a judge has approved the move, clearing the way for specific brands to be given a new lease on life, albeit under a new parent company. After Hobbico’s announcement that they had filed… Continue Reading

Team Associated RC10 SC6.1 Team Kit Short Course Truck

Team Associated RC10 SC6.1 Team Kit Short Course Truck

Alongside their RC10 T6.1, Team Associated has released an update to their competition-focused short course truck, the RC10 SC6.1. Based heavily on the RC10 T6.1, this SCT has received a number of track-tested updates and refinements, making it a proven competitor on the track. As with the T6.1, the SC6.1 features a lay-back transmission, easy-access… Continue Reading

Drift Duel: Watch Two Traxxas Ford Mustang GTs Do Battle [Video]

Drift Duel: Watch Two Traxxas Ford Mustang GTs Do Battle [Video]

On-road R/C enthusiasts have a number of ways to flex their throttle fingers, namely road course and straight-line drag racing. Still, there’s another way to wreak havoc on flat surfaces (and tires). Drifting. The Traxxas Ford Mustang GT is a perfect example of a do-it-all on-road machine. From twisting turns to tight corners, the 4-Tec… Continue Reading

Dual DJI Discounts at Newegg.com

Dual DJI Discounts at Newegg.com

Newegg.com is offering up discounts on select DJI quadcopter models, specifically the DJI Spark and the DJI Mavic Pro. If you’ve ever thought about trying your hand at quadcopter piloting or aerial photography, these are two great models to learn with. For a limited time, you can choose from one of two DJI Mavic Pro combo… Continue Reading

Team Associated RC10 T6.1 Team Kit

Team Associated RC10 T6.1 Team Kit

Team Associated has announced their latest 1/10-scale competition buggy, the RC10 T6.1 Team Kit. This two-wheel drive truggy builds on the success of the RC10B6.1 buggy, the T6.1 features changes to the differential and slipper assembly. Sharing many components from the RC10B6.1 and RC10B6.1D, this truggy can easily be adjusted and tuned for a variety… Continue Reading

Springtime Savings: Pro-Line’s Easter Sale

Springtime Savings: Pro-Line’s Easter Sale

Pro-Line is offering up a sweet discount for the Easter holiday. Between now and April 2, 2018 you can save an additional 15% off your next order at prolineracing.com. To activate the savings, use coupon code EASTER18 when you’re checking out. Visit Pro-Line’s website for complete sale details. Image credit: Pro-Line Continue Reading

Mud-running with the Traxxas TRX-4 Bronco [Video]

Mud-running with the Traxxas TRX-4 Bronco [Video]

Sometimes, you need to get a rig dirty, no matter how beautiful an R/C machine might be. Take the Traxxas TRX-4 Ford Bronco for example. The body on this 1/10-scale trail rig looks amazing, and you might be inclined to keep it as a shelf queen rather than a tried-and-true crawler. Looks aside, this truck… Continue Reading

R/C Racing 101: Ready to Roll

R/C Racing 101: Ready to Roll

Taking the final step from your workbench to race track. Contributed by Tyler Watkins (@TheOkieIronhead) Now you know what the typical racing format is, and what to expect when you get started racing.  All that’s left is for you to take that first step and go visit your local R/C racetrack. Before you jump right in, however,… Continue Reading

Traxxas Ford Raptor: FOX Racing Edition

Traxxas Ford Raptor: FOX Racing Edition

When you’re on a roll, there’s no sense in stopping. That must be the mindset at Traxxas, who continues their rollout of new and updated R/C models. The latest machine to receive some love is the Traxxas Ford Raptor. This 2WD, Slash-based truck now features a FOX Racing graphics package, giving this sharp-looking truck an… Continue Reading

Powershift RC Headlight and Taillight Kit for the Carisma SCA-1E Coyote

Powershift RC Headlight and Taillight Kit for the Carisma SCA-1E Coyote

Powershift RC Technologies has introduced a new LED lighting option for the Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E Coyote. While the Coyote includes LED light buckets and pre-set mounting locations, it doesn’t include any lighting hardware. This is where Powershift RC comes to the rescue. With his crazy-bright lighting setups, Johnathan Baskins has crafted an easy-to-install solution for… Continue Reading

JConcepts Kosmos 1/8 R/C Buggy Tires

JConcepts Kosmos 1/8 R/C Buggy Tires

The JConcepts team has introduced a new 1/8-scale buggy tire designed to tackle dry, dusty dirt racing courses, such as those found overseas. Their Kosmos buggy tires feature a rectangular pin tread to help it grip and perform on rougher, less tacky surfaces. Multiple rubber compounds are available to choose from, depending on the exact surface type… Continue Reading

Six-cell LiOn Battery Charging Station from ARRMA

Six-cell LiOn Battery Charging Station from ARRMA

The ARRMA Voltage lineup offers a variety of options when it comes to powering your vehicle. While I’ve had fun running a standard NiMh pack in my review machine, I’ve found myself using the individual lithium-ion cells with greater frequency. While the vehicle itself includes two cells, you can run up to six total batteries to give… Continue Reading

See What’s Changed on the ECX Barrage Gen2 [Video]

See What’s Changed on the ECX Barrage Gen2 [Video]

If you’ve caught a glimpse of the updated ECX Barrage Gen2, chances are you may be asking yourself “what’s new?”. While the smaller wheel size (1.55″ down from 1.9″) is the most noticeable change, there have been a number of updates to this 1/12-scale trail rig. In fact, most of the changes take place under the… Continue Reading