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Unboxing Video – Thunder Tiger 1/12 Toyota Hilux RTR

The Thunder Tiger 1/12 Toyota Hilux RTR has just been released to the public at large, and we’ve scored one to wheel hard for a review. While we are still a few weeks away from rendering a final verdict, here’s a brief unboxing video to show what you’ll find when opening up the little ‘Yota.

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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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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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Unboxing 2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy

It’s Gnarly! Unboxing The 2018 ARRMA Talion

Here it is folks, the 2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy. The ’18 version of the Talion is lean, mean, and was designed to be a gnarly machine of bash destruction. After opening the box, here are a few notes we jotted down. Wow, now that is a low body. The body is so low that the tires nearly sit higher than it [...]

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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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RC4WD Aluminum Wheel Install

Hopping Up The RC4WD TF2 LWB – PART 2

Easily one of the biggest changes you can make to any vehicle is new wheels and tires. In our upgrade series for the RC4WD TF2 LWB we decided to switch out the stock kicks for high-end upgrades. As we are keeping our TF2 a 1.55 machine, we went with Ballistic Offroad Anvil 1.55″ Beadlock Wheels and Mickey Thompson Baja Claw TTC [...]

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Pro Boat UL-19 Hydroplane Unboxing

Unboxing – Pro Boat UL-19 Hydroplane

A couple of months ago the Pro Boat crew announced a gnarly new hydroplane called the UL-19. The boat sports a serious brushless system and a fiberglass hull that is able to put all that power to the water. When we cracked our test unit out of the box we took a bunch of pictures to show you what is inside. [...]

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Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Chassis Unboxing

Unboxing – Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL RTR Chassis Set

Traxxas made news a week ago with their announcement of a 4-Tec 2.0 RTR sans body. Available with either a VXL brushless system or an affordable Titan brushed motor, the latest offering by Traxxas makes it easier, and more affordable, to get into the on-road game. Please feel free to have a look below at our unboxing pictures of the VXL [...]

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Interview Vance Lund

Interview With Pro-Line’s Vance Lund

First announced several months ago, we were very intrigued when we saw Pro-Line’s MX43 Tires & Impulse Pro-Loc Wheels for the Traxxas X-Maxx. Not only were they specifically designed to reduce tire ballooning, but they also use a new style of bead to totally eliminate tires coming off the wheel. After giving them a severe workout during our Review Process, [...]

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RC4WD TF2 LWB Hop Ups

Hopping Up The RC4WD TF2 LWB – Part 1

With more people jumping into the scale crawling world every day, we have decided to do a series of hop-up articles for new people to the genre. We are taking a very popular starter truck, an RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB RTR, and making some easy mods. These will be mods that are common for the scale scene and are [...]

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Graupner X-8E Unboxing

Unboxing The Graupner X-8E Radio

There are several high-end radios on the market, but one of the most unique is the Graupner X-8E. Why is it unique? Well, for several reasons. The X-8E comes its own hard-case right in the box, it sports a high-end 3.5″ touch sensitive display, and the fact that it even comes with a large 5000mAh LiPo battery makes it special. [...]

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Spektrum DX5R Unboxing

Unboxing The Spektrum DX5R

Have you ever wanted a radio with high-end features that didn’t come with a high-end price? That is exactly what the Spektrum DX5R is slated to do. The DX5R has pro-class ergonomics, like an adjustable drop down wheel, and is loaded with features, yet sports a street price of only $279. We have been testing the DX5R, but before our review [...]

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Losi 8IGHT-E Unboxing

Losi 8IGHT-E RTR Unboxing

Brushless eighth scale buggies not only rule the race track, but they are also epic bash machines. They have extreme corner speed, they can jump with the best of them, and they are known for durability. As we work on our review of Losi’s latest RTR brushless buggy, the 8IGHT-E, we are posting up some unboxing pictures. The 8IGHT-E is perhaps [...]

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Losi Desert Buggy XL-E Unboxing

Unboxing The Losi Desert Buggy XL-E

There are big, gnarly bash machines, then there are vehicles like the 1/5 Losi Desert Buggy XL-E. The XL-E is an enormous buggy designed from the ground up to deliver intense amounts of fun at your local bash spot. While we are finishing up our review, we are now posting up some unboxing pictures for you to have a look at. [...]

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HPI Formula 1 Q32 Unboxing

Unboxing – HPI 1/32 Formula 1 Q32

Here we go folks, another HPI Racing car has made it into our hands. The 1/32 Formula 1 Q32 is ultra affordable and extremely easy to drive in small spaces. Coming in at under $60, the F1 Q32 was designed to be fun to drive indoors or on smooth outdoor surfaces. Take a look at the pictures below to see exactly [...]

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