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Tamiya is giving away tickets for Friday’s festivities during the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach, being held in Long Beach, CA on April 16 – 18. Tamiya is a sponsor and exhibitor at the Grand Prix along with some other big names in r/c. Their name will be all over the track and they will be showing off all their [...]
The Parma Dune Buggy body has been a big hit lately, and it’s cool to see they are bringing it to many other vehicles. Their latest release is for the Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo! Get some paddle tires, and hit the beach! Visit the Parma Website for more information and details.
Team Durango just sent some pohoto’s of the new DNX408 out in the wild while doing a little testing! There are a lot of people waiting for the release of this buggy. The fact that the DNX408 is out testing in the field means it’s close to shipping.. better start saving those $$! Drop by the official Team [...]
Looks like RPM has finally come out with Traxxas Slash Nerf Bars for both the regular 2wd Slash and 4×4 Slash! I’m glad to see this because both of mine are broken, and I have been meaning to pick up a replacement set. I’ll gladly take the RPM version! Visit the RPM RC site for details. [...]
Need a place to set your short course truck? How about a place to put all your parts and tools? JConcepts got ya covered. Their new Short Course truck stand does all of that while looking smooth and staying compact. Of course it’s not just limited to holding up short course trucks, it’ll hold other kinds [...]
Robitronic’s got a couple new products to help you keep your ride clean and looking good. First up they have something to keep your tuned pipe sparkling and sounding good. RC Tech Pipe Protect is a spray on protectant that prevents oil and rubber residue from sticking to your tuned pipe. Just clean the pipe and spray some Pipe Protect [...]
Schumacher and CORE RC have a new way for you to pump up the volume energy in your battery packs. The new UAC-40 Universal Digital charger/balancer/discharger/cycler is pretty universal in what kind of batteries it can charge, balance, discharge, and cycle digitally. You can power the UAC-40 from your AC outlets or a DC power source and it [...]
While we are here compiling all of our data for the second Lipo Shootout, I thought I’d post up a quick pick of the packs on one of the testing days. While you wait for the results later this week, why not check out first lipo shootout article!
Hey rock crawlers, here’s something new for you from RC4WD, check it out. They’re putting out a new 1.9″ class scaler kit, called the Boyer 1/10 Scale Truggy, that may be the most versatile and adjustable chassis ever made by an r/c manufacturer. I mean, look at it. Look at all those holes everywhere. The mind boggles at how many [...]
The second BigSquidRC great Li-po battery shootout is nearly finished. Over the weekend the crack BigSquidRC crew performed a majority of the testing. Now we are wrapping up the photo, graph, and writing duties. Packs were submitted for this shootout by CheckPoint, Hyperion, Ace, Zippy, JGB, Winforce (the 2S 5000 mah $7.99 pack), Common Sense and Venom. Some of the [...]
Our Team Associated SC18 Review is up now for your reading pleasure in the RC Reviews section! So head on over and see what we think about this mini 1:18 scale short course truck!
Article: MyRCBox.com Review of the Axial SCX10TR – Conclusion: he liked it. Event: HPI Racing Drift@Forumla-D – About two weeks from now go check out r/c drifting action at the Formula-D season opener in Long Beach, CA. The r/c action commences on April 10th. Shopping around: $40 Wild Dagger – Goodwill score – Proof that some of the best finds can be [...]
Attention boaters! The venerable Aquacraft Rio 51 has been pushed aside in favor of a new flavor. Today Aquacraft has announced the Rio 51Z, which is almost the same thing, only better. Now it comes stock with a 26 cc Zenoah® G260PUM marine engine for all the power you might want. To keep that power under control Aquacraft has also [...]
Duratrax has a new LiPo for those of you with Traxxas vehicles (or maybe even other vehicles with Traxxas connectors on your ESCs I guess… if you’d do something like that…). Yes, it comes stock with a Traxxas style battery connector. It also has a good bit of capacity at 4000 mAh, a discharge of 25c, and all of that at 7.4v. [...]
Hey, remember those M5 Cross motorcycle tyres… er… tires… that Schumacher announced a day or two ago? Well Duratrax is bringing them Stateside for the MX450. So now you don’t have to do a £/$ conversion or pay for overseas shipping! There’s the “Chocolate” low profile square tread which is ideal for dirt oval tracks and there’s [...]