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BEAST II 6×6…. “Behind the Build”

When you first open the box you are just astonished at the sheer magnitude of all the cool looking pieces and dozens of screw bags and then it hits you… Where am I gonna put all this stuff during the build? What I opted to do was use my main workspace as the build area and then use my portable [...]


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The RC4WD BEAST II 6×6….Continued

Wow it seems like it was winter when I started this project and now that it has some finality to it (I stress the word some), I almost feel like a huge burden has lifted.  These words I clack away at my keyboard are bitter sweet, truth be told I am gonna miss this huge PIMA and am definitely a [...]


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RC4WD – BEAST II 6×6 kit … (naked)

Hey all you crazy cats and dogs… I know .. I know .. You guys are thinking what’s up with that deadbeat Manny? Well let’s just say that I have been tinkering with this little fellow! This is just a small sampling of the upcoming multi page build / review to wet your whistle. If you are looking for more RC4WD [...]



RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser Kit Review

With the r/c scale movement white hot, previously niche manufacturer RC4WD is quickly becoming a household name among hobbyists. Their latest release, the Gelande II Cruiser, channels the spirit of one of the most famous off-roaders in automotive history, the legendary Toyota FJ40. Is the Cruiser a runner or just a looker? Read on to find out. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Gelande II Cruiser Unboxing [...]



Product Spotlight – RC4WD 2.2 Mud Basher Tires

As a few of you longtime readers may be aware of, I’m a big fan of mud trucks. So when I saw the new RC4WD 2.2 Mud Basher announcement a couple months ago, you know I was clicking the “ADD TO CART” button on their site before I even finished reading the description. So here’s the funny thing. Mud tires (much [...]



RC4WD Gelande 2 Cruiser Unboxing

Just last week the folks at RC4WD announced their latest and greatest uber scale builder’s kit, the Gelande 2 Cruiser. As you can see, the truck comes as a kit with several sections preassembled (axles, transmission and transfer case most notably). The star of the show is the injection molded Cruiser body, inspired by the legendary Toyota FJ60. Yep, the body [...]


RC4WD Driver Action Figures

RC4WD Action Figures

These are not Ken, these are not some out of work wrestlers, these are the new Driver/Action Figures from RC4WD. The new action figures from RC4WD can make a nice addition to your rc garage or add even more scale realism to your truck while out on the trail. Four different action figures are available, all of them are made [...]


RC4WD Wheel Adapter for Toy Blocks

RC4WD Wheel Adapters for Toy Blocks

It isn’t uncommon for rc hobbyists to also be big fans of Lego toy blocks. To help make your latest Lego build even more uber, the folks at RC4WD are now making Wheel Adapters for toy blocks. These adapters allow you to bolt up some pretty trick RC4WD wheels and tires to your new Lego truck. * CNC machined from billet [...]


RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit SWB

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit “SWB”

RC4WD has announced a new short wheelbase version of the TF2, the Trail Finder 2 SWB. The SWB was designed specifically for shorter bodies like the Jeep body from Tamiya. The SWB comes standard with an R3 tranny, as well as Yota II axles. * Short wheelbase aluminum ladder chassis * Realistic transfer case * Leaf spring suspension * Mud Thrasher 1.9″ tires [...]


RC4WD Mystery Box

RC4WD Mystery Boxes

For those of you that are a little more adventurous, the folks over at RC4WD have brought back their Mystery Boxes. What is inside a mystery box? You’ll never know for sure until you get one, but it can contain anything from tires to shocks to axles to winches, with some boxes even containing brand new trucks! Each $100 Mystery [...]


RC4WD Gelande II D110 Truck Kit With Hard Body

RC4WD Gelande II D110 Truck Kit With Hard Body

The latest RC4WD release for you scale enthusiasts is the Gelande II D110 Truck Kit with Defender Hard Body. The G2 has numerous new features like Yota II axles, an R3 single speed tranny, and the servo mount is up on the chassis for a more scale appearance. A four link suspension is used on the rear while a 3 [...]


RC4WD Matte Black Mojave Body Set For Trail Finder 2

RC4WD Matte Black Mojave Body Set For The Trail Finder …

RC4WD now makes it easy for you to bolt up a cool new look onto your Trail Finder 2 (or other trucks) by offering their Mojave Body Set in a matte black finish. This is a hard plastic body that offers extreme scale detailing and can be run in its matte black finish, or you can paint it to suit [...]


RC4WD Genius Sem Limites 2 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Genius Sem Limites 2 Scale Tires

When looking for new tires for a scale/trail machine, there are two big factors- looks and performance. The new Genius Sem Limites 2 1.9″ tires from RC4WD bring both to the plate. They are officially licensed by Genius for a perfect scale look, while the use of RC4WD’s X2SS compound rubber is perfect for finding traction on slippery rocks. The tires [...]


RC4WD Raceline Raptor 2.2 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Raceline Raptor 2.2″ Beadlock Wheels

Give your truck a hot new look with a set of RC4WD Raceline Raptor 2.2″ Beadlock Wheels. These are officially licensed by Raceline Wheels and were designed to give your truck a big boost in scale realism. The wheels were designed to be tough too, they are CNC machined from billet aluminum. Some of their other features and specifications include- * [...]


Krypton 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Krypton 1.9″ Tires

In the never ending quest for trail supremacy, RC4WD has announced a new 1.9″ tire called the Krypton. The Kryptons are molding in RC4WD’s famous X2SS super sticky compound and can give your truck a whole new look while increasing its traction. The Kryptons hit the street at $25 per pair, have a part number of #Z-T0130, and they are shipping [...]