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Fantom FACTS MACHINE v3 Brushless Rotor Tester

Fantom Facts Machine v3 Brushless Rotor Tester

For you hardcore types out there, Fantom has just announced the Version 3 of their Facts Machine Rotor Tester. Why would you need a rotor tester? To accurately test the magnetic field strength of the rotor in your brushless motor. For racers this allows you to tune a motor to a specific track or to find the most powerful rotor [...]



RUDDOG RP690 1/8 Brushless Motors

European company Ruddog has announced their RP690 series of Brushless Motors. The 690 series are sensored motors designed for 1/8 scale racing that are both high performance and affordable. High quality materials from around the world were used to give the motors improved heat dissipation and to help overall performance. To suit different driving styles and track conditions three different [...]


Kershaw Leopard X-Maxx Brushless Review

Kershaw Leopard 150A ESC/5874 Brushless Combo For X-Maxx Rev…

The folks over at Kershaw Designs are hardcore about their monster trucks and large scalers. A couple months ago we reviewed one of their 1/5th scale Leopard systems on 8S, you can read that review HERE, but to boil it down, it put out wayyyy more power than the X-Maxx was capable of putting to the ground, or its drivetrain [...]


Kershaw Designs X-Maxx Brushless LiPo Review

Review - Kershaw Designs Traxxas X-Maxx Brushless/LiPo Upgra…

Hey, in case you didn’t get the memo, the Traxxas X-Maxx is a big deal now days, not only in size but in the way it has taken off with the bash crowd. The X-Maxx pretty much rocks out of the box, with one exception, a watered down power system. While the stock brushless system has decent power, it is [...]


Castle Mamba XL X Brushless Review

Castle Mamba XL X Brushless System Review

With 2016 being dubbed “The Year of Large Scale”, there are a large number of consumers looking for 1/5th scale power systems. Whether it be for an electric converted HPI Baja 5B, or the new Traxxas X-Maxx, big power systems are in demand. A few months ago Castle Creations announced their new Mamba XL X brushless power system. The new [...]


Maclan Racing MR4 Brushless Motors

Maclan Racing MR4 Short Course Brushless Motors

New from Maclan Racing is a pair of MR4 4-pole brushless motors for short course truck competition. Both of the new motors are a sensored designed for increased precision while driving. One motor sports a kV rating of 3500 for use on smaller tracks where you need a quick burst of acceleration, while the other is 4150kV and was designed [...]


Maclan Diamondback MX 540 Brushless Review

Maclan Diamondback MX 540 Brushless Review

A few weeks ago we had the chance to review one of the new 550 brushless systems from Maclan Racing. Maclan is new on the brushless scene, but we were left very impressed. Recently we also got a chance to test one of their Diamond MX 540 Systems. The 540 is intended for use in 10th scale 2wd vehicles like [...]


Castle Creations Mamba XL X Brushless Combo Unboxing

Unboxing The Castle Creations Mamba XL X 1/5th Brushless Com…

When it comes to insane power, Castle Creations is the name that pops into most people’s heads. Their latest over-the-top power system is the Mamba XL X Combo which combines the ridiculous wattage of their 2028 800kV brushless motor with their new X series 1/5th scale ESC. We recently received a unit for review and decided to snap a bunch [...]


Team Orion dDrive Brushless Power System

Team Orion dDrive 2-N-1 Brushless Power System

What do you get when you put an ESC inside of a brushless motor? The new Team Orion dDrive 2-N-1 Power Unit, that’s what. The dDrive system makes putting a brushless system in your car easy-> bolt in the motor, plug the signal wire into your receiver, plug the pre-soldered Deans connector into your battery, and off you go. * Compact [...]


RC Gear Shop Brushless Review

RC Gear Shop 1/8 2150kV Brushless Motor System Review

RC Gear Shop is a new line of affordable gear from Tower Hobbies. One of the items in the RC Gear Shop line-up is a 2150kV Brushless Power System intended for 8th scalers. We’ve been bashing the living daylights out of one to find out how it stacks up against the competition. Does it have plenty of power? Does it [...]


Vantage 2 BL Motor 21

Kyosho Vantage 2 BL Motors

Kyosho is always pushing the boundaries when it comes to new tech and thinking outside the box. They have introduced their new Vantage 2 line of brushless motors in 21.5, 17.5, 13.5, 8.5, 7.5 and 6.5 sizes so there has got to be a size in here for pretty much any 1/10 scale. So big deal you say everyone has [...]


RC Gear Shop 4550kV Brushless System Review

RC Gear Shop 1/10th 4550kV Brushless System Review

If you are a basher, chances are you are looking for an affordable brushless system to pump up the power in your car. One of the latest systems to hit the market is the 1/10th 4550kV with 80A ESC from RC Gear Shop. The RC Gear Shop brushless system is street priced at $94. Does it have plenty of power? [...]


Kyosho Inferno MP9e TKI Readyset

New Kyosho Inferno MP9 Nitro and Brushless Readysets

Kyosho has just announced new Inferno MP9 Readyset buggies. The MP9e TKI comes with an Orion 2100kV brushless motor, LCG chassis, and waterproof high torque servo. The MP9 TKI3 nitro buggy is powered by a KE21R engine, has a 2.4GHz radio system, and comes with a slick looking polished exhaust. Both are fully assembled and ready to bash the day [...]


rc gear shop brushless system

RC Gear Shop 3900kV Brushless System

Looking for affordable power? If so, check out the brushless system from RC Gear Shop. Its motor is a sensorless 3900kV unit that has a sintered neodymium rotor and is a 4 pole for more torque. Its ESC is waterproof and rated at 80 amps. The ESC is also adjustable via a programming card and comes with a low voltage [...]


Reedy SC800-BL ESC

Reedy SC800-BL Sensorless Brushless ESC

The latest ESC from Reedy is the SC800-BL. The 800 is intended for 1/10th scale applications and is “splash-proof” for your bashing pleasure. Designed to run sensorless brushless motors, the 800 has a small footprint to make it easy to fit in most cars. Some of its other features and specifications include- * Proportional brakes and reverse * LiPo low voltage cutoff * [...]