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Monster Truck Madness - Upgrading to RC4WD King Limited Edit…

Those of us with large collections of r/c’s all have a favorite rig, right? Mine would be my Blue Bomber. At some point I’ll do a full write-up on this monster, but for now I’ll give you the short of it. It’s a one-off prototype chassis that I rescued from the scrap heap a few years ago. It’s based on a Concussion [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' - Video of the RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II in …

Hey gang, how’s it going? ICYMI, earlier this week we posted our review of the RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Black Rock Edition. It’s a cool little platform that you’re going to see me discuss a bit more in the near future. I’m gonna keep this week’s post really short and get to the good stuff. Here is video that [...]

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Review - RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawler Black Rock Editio…

The crew at RC4WD have been on a tear the last couple of years, releasing a variety of rigs to please scale off-roading enthusiasts. They recently announced a new series of four 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawlers, and we’ve been giving the business to one of them in particular -the Black Rock Edition. What’s our verdict? Read on to find [...]

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Unboxing – RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawlers

Well, look what we have here – a pair of the just announced RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawlers! We have the gunmetal colored Black Rock edition as well as the baby-blue D90 version. We are about to get busy on our full review, but we wanted to first show you what it looks like when you crack the box on [...]

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Review – RC4WD Marlin Crawler Trail Finder 2 RTR

What happens when RC4WD enters into a partnership with acclaimed full scale off-roader Marlin Czajkowski? The RC4WD Marlin Crawler Trail Finder 2 RTR is the result. How does this little ‘yota perform? Read on to find out… From: RC4WD Direct Link: RC4WD Marlin Crawler Trail Finder 2 RTR Review By: Doug Welker Photography By: Doug Welker Specs: RTR or Kit: RTR Age: 14+ 2wd or 4wd: 4wd Shaft or Belt: Shaft Electric or Gas: Electric Waterproof: Yes Scale: 1/10 Wheelbase: [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – RC4WD Marlin Crawler Impressions

I’ve been really wanting to talk about the RC4WD Marlin Crawler Trail Finder 2, but had to wait until after the shootout went live. I can now discuss it in full! The most impressive vehicle to me was actually the Marlin. No, it didn’t outperform many of the trucks it was doing battle with, but it managed to hang with ’em. [...]

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Product Spotlight – RC4WD Chevrolet Blazer Body Set

RC4WD is known throughout the hobby as the kings of the detailed hard body. We finally had the chance to get our hands on their Chevrolet Blazer Body Set to see what it was all about. Read on to see what we thought. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Chevrolet Blazer Body Set Specifications:Injection Molded Plastic LED Lighting Compatible Wheelbase: 11.3in / 287mm Width of Body: 8.78in / 223mm Width [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #2: Shaving a Set of RC4WD Rumbles

One is not a true monster trucker until they experience the taste of burnt rubber, at least once, by way of cutting/shaving a set of tires. Monster truck tire cutting is an art that dates back to the late 80’s, but it came into vogue during the early 90’s when modern racing began. The then-standard 66″ flotation tires that companies like Goodyear [...]

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Review - RC4WD Scale V8 Engine and Ultimate Scale Single Spe…

We are big fans of RC4WD’s venerable Trail Finder 2. In the never ending crawler wars, it’s long been the king of super scale trucks. But hey, who’s happy with “right out of the box”? In an attempt to try and take it up a notch we recently got our hands on a Scale V8 Engine and R4 Ultimate Scale [...]

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The New Ballistic Off-Road Razorback 2.2 Bead Lock Wheels fr…

For those looking for an uber modern look, check out the super scale BALISTIC OFF-ROAD RAZORBACK 2.2 beadlock rims from RC4WD! Love the black/silver combo! At $140 per pair at RC4WD, they are a great price for the amount of scale points they bring to the table! Get more scale news at This Link on BigSquidRC.

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – When Roll Bars Ruled the Earth

When I finally nabbed an RC4WD Trail Finder 2 a couple months back, the first thing I did was add the bitchin’ light bar and auxilary lighting system made for it. While they are truly nice pieces, a full review isn’t necessarily called for. However, me being me, a rant celebrating yester-year in their stead IS completely necessary. I’m a simple guy [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – RC4WD Lands RECON G6

Heya folks, I know it’s a day early for Scalin’, but some big news broke this morning – RC4WD has become the new title sponsor of the RECON G6 series. This is a huge coup for RC4WD and another feather in their cap as they continue their blitz to gain share in the ultra competitive scale crawler marketplace. From the outside it also seems [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – I Shall Call Him “Mini Me”

Hopefully everyone enjoyed reading our review of the RC4WD Trail Finder 2 that went up a couple days ago. As luck would have it the winter weather broke and the last two weeks had lots of high 60’s weather – perfect for scaling. And what a time was had! I think the review spells it out pretty well, but it was a lot [...]

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Review – RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR

When it comes to uber-scale, RC4WD is known as the leader in the hobby. They recently updated a vehicle that in many ways is their flagship rig; the Trail Finder 2. Can this leaf spring equipped ‘Yota take a beating? Let’s find out. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Trail Finder 2 RTR Unboxing Pictures: BSRC RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR Unboxing Review By: Doug Welker Pictures By: [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – I Want Your Body

Did you folks see the new RC4WD Chevy Blazer body that was announced last week? Yowza. For a company that is renowned for their ultra detailed products, they’ve truly outdone themselves. It’s a great segway into my topic this week – it’s fully detailed bodies or no body for me anymore. I know, I know, in the past I’ve championed Lexan bodies [...]

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