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FireBrand RC is filling some interesting niches in the RC market with their ONE Tool 11-1 tool kit. Hailing from the fine state of Texas this US company has been working overtime since 2011, no doubt they’ve forgotten a few tools along the way! This aluminum handle holds 11 tools – is it the only hammer you need and how [...]
Ask a RC Drifter, any RC Drifter, it’s doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile if you don’t have style. So enter the Firebrand RC SHOWOFF rc body display stand, which allows you to display a static RC car body with a 260-255mm wheel base (though creative types can stretch or chop this a few more [...]
FireBrand RC sent in a sweet collection of their RC Drift focused parts for review. Right off the bat one has to notice the thoughtful packaging and that ALL the parts are included with the 6mm wheel hex spacers. Too often shiny parts require additional parts to actually install onto the vehicle, so including the cross pin is a great [...]
Brian has been bugging me about writing more drift tech stuff, not just he product reviews. So after racking my brain for literally 3 minutes I came up with the first topic for Continental Drift. The name is meant to capture the topic and the huge following that drift is building globally. While many trends still start in Japan, I [...]
Aplastics USA is running a body competition to showcase their lineup of scale RC car bodies. Check out the rules list below – it’s awesome to see the closing date so far out on November 30th. “Aplastics USA, and www.honocircuit.com is proud to announce our first body competition. 1. It must be a Aplastics body 2. It can be modified how ever [...]
Sanwa announced their new MT-44 transmitter, which appears to replace the popular MT-4s. Breaking tradition this Sanwa features a collapsible handle which I’m sure many will appreciate (though I love the big ass handle on my Sanwa M12). The MT-44 uses 3 AA batteries and supports USB charging. We’ll have to wait till November to try and get our [...]
Yeah Racing hasn’t given up on the Sprint2 and their new RWD conversion kit has started landing in the US. My buddy Tommy of two tone dynasty/rare arts USA received one of the first kits in the USA and sent a few snaps and video of his initial tune – props for the share! #unitedwedrift With RWD cars, we [...]
Aplastics USA announced a special limited edition run of the Ford “fox body” Mustang. These are limited to 50 total, with each specially numbered. This body will be based off the widebody racecar shown below. Details are still coming in, but we expect quality work based on their previous efforts. Color us stoked! Get your pre-order through APlastics USA and [...]
Aplastics is a manufacturer of RC drift bodies, based out of Ukraine. They have been busy pumping out new body shells, often of cars we haven’t seen in 1/10th scale before. They recently announced USA distribution, based out of Pennsylvania. I am hoarding a few Forester XT body shells, I own a 1:1 XT in real life. Quality is top [...]
Sprint2 fans take notice, Yeah Racing is set to release a RWD conversion kit for the HPI Sprint2 in September. We’ve only a few teaser pics available, but why should that stop the speculation? What we can see from the extensive parts list below is a move from the old c-hub standard to the hot c-hubless design that most RWD [...]
D-Like announced new versions of their heralded Re-R Hybrid chassis and Real Dri Gyro Premium . Based out of Japan’s southern Kumamoto prefecture, this shop has been at the forefront of weight shift style. The Re-R was the first design to utilize high sprung weight (the battery) to increase body roll – this style lends itself to realistic driving lines [...]
The RC drift scene continues to up the ante, this time with an arms race! For the advanced drifter looking for additional tweaks take a look at the new Overdose and Wrap Up Next rear arms. Available in standard 2.5mm or 3mm arm pins, these should fit most RC drifters on the market today. Overdose brings a new design with [...]
Following up on last week’s The Cub Report, let’s take a look at RC Oahu’s Trigger chassis. This one is said to be limited to 50 units and brings a few tweaks to popular trends in the drift scene.
If you follow professional RC drifting you know that Yokomo‘s YD2 dominated the RWD
Pandora RC recently released the Toyota ALTEZZA/BN Sports 1:10 drift body. Better known as the Toyota IS 300 in the USA. BN Sports is a top shelf 1:1 aero parts and tuning company, and has been partnering with Pandora RC to put out these highly modified body shells that come with a full body kit included – no need to [...]