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Redcat Everest Gen7 Pro Review

Redcat Racing Everest Gen7 Pro Review

Redcat Racing shook the scale crawling world with their announcement of the Everest Gen7 Pro. The Gen7 Pro is loaded with scale details and the new platform promises serious trail/rock performance. With a low price point and tons of features, how does it stack up against some of the stiffest competition in the industry? Is it worth your hard earned [...]

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Pro-Line PRO-MT 4x4

It’s A Beast! Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4!!!

Here it is folks, the all new Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4!!!. The PRO-MT 4×4 is a 1/10th scale, 4wd, monster truck beast. Designed from the ground up to be a high-end bash machine, Pro-Line has spent an incredible amount of time and effort to ensure the PRO-MT 4×4 sports great handling and epic durability. From getting a chance to look over the [...]

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Spektrum DX5R Review

Spektrum DX5R from Horizon Hobby Review

With the introduction of the DX5R, the folks at Spektrum and Horizon Hobby hoped to produce the ultimate basher radio. To be bashing oriented, it means to offer a whole lot of bang for the buck and the DX5R comes loaded with features for a very reasonable price point. We’ve been using the DX5R for a couple of months now [...]

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ARRMA MEGA Granite 4x4 MEGA Senton 4x4

ARRMA Goes MEGA With Granite 4×4 & Senton 4×4

As if the Granite was not already gnarly enough, ARRMA has just announced the Mega Series Granite 4×4. On top of that, they are also showing an updated MEGA edition of the Senton 4×4 short course truck. If you aren’t familiar with ARRMA’s MEGA series, they are affordable, brushed powered vehicles intended to give you maximum bang for the buck. Oh, [...]

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Unboxing the Redcat Everest Gen7 Pro

As the scale shootout gets closer, the new vehicles are starting to roll in. Just got our hands on the Redcat Everest Gen7 Pro! So far, the initial reaction, we are genuinely surprised by the way it feels in our hands. The Gen7 feels like a solid truck! There are lots of great little details like the tilt body holder, [...]

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Losi Baja Rey Review

Horizon Hobby Losi Baja Rey Desert Truck Review

We don’t have to tell you just how hot scale products are right now, they are burning up the sales floor. The folks over at Losi have combined scale looks with a tough 4wd truck on their new Baja Rey Desert Truck. The Baja Rey features loads of scale detailing on the outside, with a brushless power system, AVC stability [...]

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Unboxing - HPI Racing Venture Toyota FJ Cruiser RTR 4WD Scal…

Well, lookie here now! The UPS man just dropped off a very important box- the long awaited HPI Racing Venture FJ Cruiser RTR 4WD Scale Crawler! For those that don’t follow scale crawling, this rig has been anticipated for a very long time. It’s also a significant release even if you have no interest in scaling as it’s one of the flagship [...]

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2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Review

2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy Review

Always looking to improve, ARRMA made a bunch of updates to the 2018 edition of the Talion BLX Truggy. The ’18 gets a lower new body, a lower wing mount, lower towers, new wheels/tires, as well as some beefed up plastic parts. The previous edition of the Talion was well known for being an epic bash machine, is the 2018 [...]

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RC4WD Roll Bar Install

Hopping Up The RC4WD TF2 LWB – PART 3

The next mod in our Hopping Up The RC4WD TF2 LWB series is great for new hobbyists. For this installment we decided to install a new Roll Bar to the bed of our test truck. Adding a roll bar can accomplish several things on a trail rig. It can help increase scale realism, it gives you a place to mount [...]

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Carisma SCA-1E Coyote

Hot New Scale Crawlers – Carisma SCA-1E Coyote RTR & Kit

Now here is some big news, Carisma has announced the first two trucks in their new Scale Adventure line-up. The folks at Carisma have always been big into scale realism, and after looking at their new trucks, it certainly looks like they hit the mark with these. The black truck shown above is the SCA-1E Coyote RTR scale crawler. The Coyote [...]

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Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Chassis Review

Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Body-Less RTR Review

The folks over at Traxxas recently put out a surprise for all you on-road fans, the 4-Tec 2.0 Body-Less ready to run. This version of the 4-Tec comes ready to run, but does not include a body, thus saving you cash. You see, the very first thing that many on-road drivers do is install a new body. Why pay for [...]

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Graupner X-8E Review

Graupner X-8E Radio Review

Graupner has a long history in rc. They have been in the hobby forever and have built all sorts of cool products for both the surface and airplane crowds. Several months ago Graupner released the X-8E radio system. The X-8E is the highest-end radio from Graupner and is absolutely loaded with features, yet it sports a relatively low price point. [...]

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2017 BigSquidRC Long Jump Invitational

Event Coverage – BigSquidRC Long Jump Invitational

Last Saturday BigSquidRC hosted a Long Jump Invitational in Champaign Illinois. This has turned into an annual event where our Bash Crew get together and go for truly epic airtime. One of our staffers, Craig Nelson, builds the ramp, then we hit it as hard as we can to see just how far we can make an rc car fly. #gallery-46 [...]

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ECX Barrage Doomsday

ECX Barrage Doomsday Monster Truck!!!

New and hot from ECX is the Barrage Doomsday monster truck. The Doomsday sports a gnarly post apocalyptic look which is ready to take over your local bashing area. Labeled as 1/12th scale in size, the Doomsday rides on 1.9″ wheels and monster truck tires which ready to go anywhere you dare to venture. Here are some of its highlights- * [...]

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RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR Review

RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR Review

Introduced just over a year ago, the RC4WD 1/18th Gelande II D90 RTR has proven to be a favorite among people who drive mini scale crawlers. The smallest G2 is not only loaded with the scale detailing that today’s off-roaders demand, but also comes in an affordable, easy to drive, RTR platform that makes it easy for new hobbyists to [...]

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