CEN Racing’s hy-per lube HL150 1/10-scale Monster Truck

CEN Racing has been knocking it out of the park in terms of the realistic styling of their 1/10-scale monster trucks. Alongside their Ford B50, their solid-axle MT lineup also includes the hy-per lube HL150. What sets the MT lineup apart from the pack is the realistic style and detail that the HL150 and B50 possess.… Continue Reading

CEN Racing’s hy-per lube HL150 1/10-scale Monster Truck

CEN Racing’s hy-per lube HL150 1/10-scale Monster Truck

CEN Racing has been knocking it out of the park in terms of the realistic styling of their 1/10-scale monster trucks. Alongside their Ford B50, their solid-axle MT lineup also includes the hy-per lube HL150. What sets the MT lineup apart from the pack is the realistic style and detail that the HL150 and B50 possess.… Continue Reading

JConcepts P2K Body for the Yokomo YZ2

JConcepts P2K Body for the Yokomo YZ2

If you pilot the Yokomo YZ2 buggy and are looking for an on-track edge, JConcepts has developed a new body specifically for this radio-controlled racer. The P2K body features a lower-downforce design and is intended for use on carpet and AstroTurf tracks. Among the highlights of this body are a cab-forward design, a pocket-style front window,… Continue Reading

See it in Action: the Element RC Enduro Sendero Trail Truck

See it in Action: the Element RC Enduro Sendero Trail Truck

Given their long history in the world of R/C, Associated Electronics created quite a stir when they launched their “adventure R/C” brand earlier this week. Focusing on the trail-driving, rock crawling segment of the hobby, Element RC has entered the ring with their Enduro Sendero RTR. For attendees of Pro-Line by the Fire 2019, chances… Continue Reading

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Review: Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E Lynx ORV

Review: Carisma Scale Adventure SCA-1E Lynx ORV

The scale R/C scene has been booming over the past year, with many new names jumping into the ring. When Carisma launched their Carisma Scale Adventure brand, I was excited to see how this new player performed against other well-established brands and fellow newcomers. Their second ready-to-run (RTR) model, the Lynx ORV, may feature an… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Kyosho Outlaw Rampage Pro Trophy Truck

See it in Action: Kyosho Outlaw Rampage Pro Trophy Truck

The recently-announced Outlaw Rampage Pro trophy truck from Kyosho sports some serious visual appeal, along with a solid-performing platform. In the video below, see how this almost ready-to-run (ARTR) model looks as it blasts over jumps and off-road terrain: To learn more about this 1/10-scale trophy truck model, visit rc.kyosho.com. Image credit: Kyosho Continue Reading

Schumacher Cougar “Laydown” 2WD Competition Buggy Kit

Schumacher Cougar “Laydown” 2WD Competition Buggy Kit

R/C racers have a new two-wheel drive buggy option to run on a variety of course surfaces. The Schumacher Cougar “Laydown” kit offers a sleek chassis design with a low-center-of-gravity and an array of competition-focused features. The biggest component of the kit is the 3-gear, laydown-style gearbox with a smaller transmission. This keeps weight low… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Releases Phase 3 of their R/C Body Paint

Pro-Line Releases Phase 3 of their R/C Body Paint

Pro-Line has updated its line of R/C body paints with a third wave of color and finish options. Designed for airbrush application, these paints are water-based and pre-thinned, making it easy for you to create your next radio-controlled masterpiece. The color options in Phase 3 include pearl finishes, fluorescents, and a few classics. Here is… Continue Reading

PR Racing SB410R-T 4×4 Truggy

PR Racing SB410R-T 4×4 Truggy

If your desire to compete has you looking at the many R/C racing kits on the market, take a look at the newest 4-wheel drive truggy kit from PR Racing. Their SB410R-T is a competition-focused model which branches off from their previous 410R buggy, delivering it in a truggy package. Among the highlights of the… Continue Reading

Tear up Turf with ARRMA’s Updated Typhon 6S BLX Buggy

Tear up Turf with ARRMA’s Updated Typhon 6S BLX Buggy

Continuing the rollout of updated 2019 models, ARRMA has made a few changes to their 1/8-scale Typhon 6S BLX speed buggy. Like their other 2019 updates, most of the new goodies of the Typhon resides under the hood. There are, of course, a few exceptions. Diving into the electrical and mechanical changes first, the Typhon… Continue Reading

Kyosho Outlaw Rampage Pro ARTR 2WD Trophy Truck

Kyosho Outlaw Rampage Pro ARTR 2WD Trophy Truck

Kyosho has introduced the second generation of its Outlaw Rampage trophy truck, this time offering it as an almost ready-to-run (ARTR) model with an array of included option parts. The Outlaw Rampage Pro takes the base of the original Outlaw Rampage and 2RSA platform and elevates it with upgraded parts and adjustability. Included with this ARTR… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Prism Off-Road Carpet 2WD Buggy Tires

Pro-Line Prism Off-Road Carpet 2WD Buggy Tires

Pro-Line has brought their Prism short course tires design to the world of 2WD R/C buggy racing with their off-road carpet buggy tires (front and rear). With their pyramid-style tread pins, these tires should provide superb grip for your R/C racing needs. Both the front and rear sets of Prism tires are available in either… Continue Reading

Get Racy with the EcoPower Sling Shot SLV Sensored Brushless Motor

Get Racy with the EcoPower Sling Shot SLV Sensored Brushless Motor

If you’re craving more power for your competitoin or go-fast R/C machine, EcoPower has designed a new sensored brushless motor to help you wring more speed and fun out of your radio-controlled vehicle. The Sling Shot SLV 13.5T motor features numerous vents on the motor can for improved cooling, large solder tabs for efficiency, and adjustable… Continue Reading

Pro-Line PRO-Arms for the Traxxas X-Maxx

Pro-Line PRO-Arms for the Traxxas X-Maxx

Improve the fun factor of your Traxxas X-Maxx with Pro-Line’s PRO-Arms. Designed to be direct replacements for the stock upper and lower front and rear suspension arms, this upgrade set features the use of stiffening plates for added durability. Available in sets of two, these upper and lower arms should install quickly as they’re a… Continue Reading

Updated for 2019: The ARRMA Outcast Stunt Truck

Updated for 2019: The ARRMA Outcast Stunt Truck

Another popular ARRMA model to receive an update for 2019 is the Outcast 6S BLX stunt truck. This 1/8-scale, 4-wheel drive bashing machine has thrilled many over the past few years and recieves a variety of internal updates for the season. As with the updated ARRMA Kraton, the Outcast receives a Spektrum STX2 radio system… Continue Reading

See it in Action: Hobbytech RC CRX Survival V2 Crawler

See it in Action: Hobbytech RC CRX Survival V2 Crawler

The Hobbytech brand is new to me, but in the short time that I’ve heard of them, I like their lineup of go-fast and scale R/C models. Their latest model, the CRX Survival V2 offers up a different flavor when it comes to radio-controlled trail trucks. If you want to get a better feel for what… Continue Reading

King Kraton: ARRMA Updates Their Bashing Beast for 2019

King Kraton: ARRMA Updates Their Bashing Beast for 2019

ARRMA has rolled out their yearly refresh of a number of tried-and-true bashers, including their Kraton 6S BLX monster truck. This 1/8-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) model has received a few tweaks over the years, but the overall changes haven’t been major. This year’s revision brings more than just a new paint job and body tweaks. Under… Continue Reading

Hobbytech RC CRX Survival V2 R/C Crawler Kit

Hobbytech RC CRX Survival V2 R/C Crawler Kit

If you weren’t already satisfied with the current selection of R/C crawler kits, Hobbytech has introduced the second version of their CRX trail rig. Appropriately named, the CRX Survival V2 is a 1/10-scale rig which sports a 324mm base wheelbase, a 4×4 drivetrain and a rugged-looking body that’s begging to be customized. Highlights of the… Continue Reading

Pro-Line 6×30 to 12mm Aluminum Wheel Adapters

Pro-Line 6×30 to 12mm Aluminum Wheel Adapters

Pro-Line has introduced two sets of aluminum wheel adapters, designed specifically for their Raid 6×30 wheels. The new adapters, available in narrow or wide widths, are stronger than the stock wheel adapters and feature a satin silver finish that’s sure to compliment any R/C body. These adapters support 12mm wheel hexes and bolt directly to… Continue Reading

Traxxas Updates the Summit with a New Orange Color Option

Traxxas Updates the Summit with a New Orange Color Option

Before diving into the scale R/C world with the TRX-4, the original trail rig in the Traxxas lineup was the Summit. Part monster truck, part trail beast, the Summit was and still is a popular vehicle among R/C enthusiasts. The $499.99 Summit has remained unchanged for a number of years, but Traxxas has recently given… Continue Reading

Mugen Seiki Announces the World’s Edition MBX8 Nitro Buggy Kit

Mugen Seiki Announces the World’s Edition MBX8 Nitro Buggy Kit

Mugen Seiki has released details about an upcoming release, the World’s Edition MBX8 nitro buggy kit. This 1/8-scale competition kit features an array of option parts that saw use during the 2018 IFMAR World Championship races. Among the included option parts are wide offset hubs, improved front uprights and upright arms, a 46T spur gear,… Continue Reading

Add-on Accessories for the Axial Wraith 1.9″ from Exclusive R/C

Add-on Accessories for the Axial Wraith 1.9″ from Exclusive R/C

Although I’ve never been a fan of the original Axial Wraith, the new, retooled 1.9″ version has piqued my interest. Not only does Axial build on their previous model’s performance, but they’ve also added a number of scale details to make it a real head-turner. If you’ve added one of these ready-to-run (RTR) rock crawlers… Continue Reading

Pro-Line Hoosier Drag Racing Slicks (Front and Rear)

Pro-Line Hoosier Drag Racing Slicks (Front and Rear)

If you’re converting your R/C short course truck into a drag racing monster, tires are an important part of that transformation. Pro-Line has introduced a licensed set of Hoosier Drag Racing Slicks to give your car the grip it needs when launching off the starting line. Available in two compounds (S3/soft and MC/clay), the massive… Continue Reading