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We are only a month into 2014 and based on the Nuremberg Toy Fair it already looks like this will be the year of the r/c monster truck. It seems EVERYONE just released a new or updated monster kit. I had to check the calendar to make sure it wasn’t 2004. All of them come with big brushless power (except [...]
Looking to fly a RC Helicopter but not into quadcopters? Blade has just announced the first SAFE system powered fixed-pitch (non-stunt) 200 SRX! Featuring a gradual learning curve with multiple learning settings, the 200 SRX also offers a Panic Switch in case you need to get your bearings back. The 200 SRX also touts some pretty nice features:Engineered with SAFE™ technology Panic button recovery Beginner [...]
The folks over at ARRMA have just released information on their 2014 BLS Series vehicles. The entire line-up is designed for high performance and low maintenance, and is said to be capable of 30+ mph without gearing changes, option parts, or special batteries. They also sport new livery and a 2 year limited warranty. Some of the upgrades over the MEGA [...]
Finally some video of the HPI Savage XL Octane! The world has been holding it’s breath for the release. Check it out…Glad to finally get a chance to see it in action. For more info from HPI hit This Link. Click Here for more HPI news on BigSquidRC.
There is a new addition to the Rally Legends line-up being shown in the Italtrading booth at the Nuremburg Toy Fair, a 1981 Ford Escort Mk II RS Rothmans/Duckham. The ’81 Ford comes with all the scale detailing that you’ve come to expect from Rally Legends which should really turn some heads when you bust it out at your local [...]
New in the Tamiya booth at the 2014 Nuremberg Toy Fair is the Neo Fighter Buggy DT03. The Neo Fighter is a 2wd 10th scale buggy and comes as an easy to assemble kit. With friction shocks and a basic design the Neo Fighter could be a good choice for your youngsters first kit. The part number is #58587 and [...]
The latest surface radio from Tactic is the TTX300. The TTX300 is intended to be an affordable upgrade for your RTR and uses SLT secure link technology to create an unbreakable link between the receiver and transmitter. * Two button third channel control * Comes with lightweight 3 channel receiver * Steering rate adjustment dial * Steering and throttle reverse and trims * Frequencies- 2.403 [...]
Also new in the Carisma booth at Nurnberg is the M10SC. The M10SC is a 2wd 10th scale short course truck that comes in ready to run form. The M10SC features a 2.4GHz radio system, it is waterproof, it comes with 3000kV brushless power, and is set for a release date of this summer. That’s all the information we have [...]
The 2014 Edition ARRMA Mega Series RTRs come with all the 2013 upgrades, plus some updates for the new year. The updates to the affordable brushed Mega Series include- * Re-engineered LiPo ready chassis with more strength * Steering servo is now easily accessible * Waterproof electronics * Molded in channels for the servo wire * Accepts 7-cell NiMH/NiCd packs without modification * Composite transmission gears [...]
Kyosho has a pair of unique looking bash-mobiles on display at the Nurnberg Toy Fair. Their new 2wd Scorpion B-XXL buggies are 1:7 scale and look ready to tackle some serious off-roading. The nitro version uses a high performance engine and a 200ml fuel tank for up to 15 minute run times, while the electric version uses an Orion brushless [...]
If you are looking for a big beast of a boat the new Rockstar 48 from Pro Boat should be something to look at. At 48″ long and powered by a 26cc gas engine, chances are if you are piloting one of these you will rule the waters at the local park. * Water-cooled Dynamite® 26cc gas engine * Capable of speeds [...]
The Durango DEX210 buggy has been successful around the globe. Now its predecessor has been announced, the DEX210v2. The version 2 comes with a slew of upgrades to make it better than ever. * Hard anodized 8 mm longer chassis * Straight front arms for more ground clearance and better aero * Interchangeable rear arms * New rear chassis brace * Redesigned side pods * New [...]
As always, I’m excited to bring you another installment of Raging Rotors. Today is definitely a ‘story-time’ kind of day, but I think the best way to talk about something is experience. I mentioned last week that I had a little ‘incident’ regarding my Blade 350QX. So maybe I got impatient, but boy is that quad ridiculous! Granted, the bigger they are the [...]
It seems like Monster Truck Mania is in full effect for 2014 and below is a video from Kyosho of their latest bash machine. Kyosho’s new Psycho Kruiser is an 8th scale monster truck powered by up to 6S of brushless power and with a name like “Psycho Kruiser”, it has to be a crazy bash machine. We will be posting [...]
“Hi Gentlemen What do you think about the Kyosho DRX VE (Ford Fiesta or Subaro Impreza) Vs. the traxxas Rally? Actually i own a traxxas rally (and i’m very happy with it) and i was thinking to get a DRX VE but i’m not sure if it’s worth it. I need your opinion from technical/performance point of view. Thanks for your feedback [...]