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Kyosho Zephyr Review

Kyosho Zephyr Drone Racer Review

A few months ago Kyosho announced their revolutionary Drone Racer quadcopters. The Drone Racers are not like a “normal” drone, they are controlled by a pistol type radio and only fly a few feet off the ground. We have been testing the Kyosho Zephyr, one of the two Drone Racers released by Kyosho. How easy is it to fly? Is [...]

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FireBrand RC ONE Tool Review

FireBrand RC is filling some interesting niches in the RC market with their ONE Tool 11-1 tool kit. Hailing from the fine state of Texas this US company has been working overtime since 2011, no doubt they’ve forgotten a few tools along the way! This aluminum handle holds 11 tools – is it the only hammer you need and how [...]

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Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Review

THE Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Review

First there was the Traxxas X-Maxx monster truck, then came the 8S Upgrade Kit, now there is the full RTR version of the Traxxas 8S X-Maxx. The newest version of the X-Maxx comes with a load of upgrades over the original, upgrades that are intended to make it faster, stronger, and an overall better bash machine. We’ve been running pack [...]

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Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle Creations made big news a few months ago when they announced their first ever line-up of sensored brushless motors. Sensored motors have long been the norm in racing, but have yet to catch on with the bashing crowd because of reliability and power issues. To find out if the new Castle motors are truly capable of withstanding the daily [...]

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Traxxas X-Maxx 8S Upgrade Kit

Product Spotlight – Traxxas X-Maxx 8S Upgrade Kit

While the Traxxas X-Maxx is a beast right out of the box, its power system doesn’t have the insane yank of something like the E-Revo on 6S. To give the X-Maxx more power, Traxxas has released a 8S Upgrade Kit. The upgrade kit comes with everything needed to allow your X-Maxx to handle 30+ volts worth of input power. What [...]

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Tekno MT410 Review

Tekno RC MT410 Monster Truck Review

Tekno RC, known best for their 1/8 racing rigs, has decided to make a big splash in the bashing market with the MT410 Monster Truck. The MT410 represents the first bash offering from Tekno and is marketed to be one of the toughest, best handling, monster trucks to ever hit the market. After weeks of bashing, thrashing, and jumping off [...]

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Hitec RDX1 Charger Review

Hitec RDX1 Battery Charger Review

While Hitec is best known for their servos, they have made some big strides in their battery charger game. The latest charger to hit the market from Hitec is the RDX1. The RDX1 is an extremely small charger that makes it easy to use just about anywhere. Does the RDX1 deliver a high quality charge? Does it have enough power? [...]

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Traxxas 2017 Ford Raptor Review

Traxxas 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Review

Back in the day, the more alien looking the rc car, the better. That isn’t the case anymore, scale realism is where it’s at. Recently Traxxas put out the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. The Raptor is one of the most scale realistic trucks Traxxas has ever released. The Traxxas sports a number of injection molded plastic parts, thus upping its [...]

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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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RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser RTR Review

RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser RTR Review

The scale crawling scene is blazing hot right now, to help feed the fire RC4WD is releasing a RTR version of the Gelande II with a Cruiser Body Set. We have been lucky enough to receive an early release unit to bash at our pleasure. Actually, we haven’t been “bashing” it as much as we’ve been using it for what [...]

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Firebrand RC SHOWOFF RC Body Display Stand Review

Ask a RC Drifter, any RC Drifter, it’s doesn’t matter if you win by an inch or a mile if you don’t have style. So enter the Firebrand RC SHOWOFF rc body display stand, which allows you to display a static RC car body with a 260-255mm wheel base (though creative types can stretch or chop this a few more [...]

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Losi Ten-SCBE Buggy Review

Losi TEN-SCBE RTR Buggy Review

In stores now is the Losi TEN-SCBE RTR Buggy With AVC from Horizon Hobby. The SCBE combines nifty scale looks with the DNA of the world renown TEN-SCTE short course truck. Of course scale buggy looks are all the rage, and the SCTE was one of the very rare vehicles that could dominate the ROAR nats just as easily as [...]

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Hitec Power Peak D7 Review

Hitec Power Peak D7 Charger Review

Now days it seems like everybody brings 10 cars to go bashing. When you run 10 cars, you need to charge a lot of battery packs, and charge them quick. To meet this demand, Hitec released the Power Peak D7 Dual Charger. The Power Peak D7 is no joke with 20 amps of charging power available on both channels and [...]

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TheToyz LED Light Controller Review

Review – TheToyz LED Light Controller

Once primarily known for their large inventory of micro/mini hop-ups, the crew at TheToyz are quickly becoming one of the best resources for scale parts. In recent years TheToyz has vastly expanded their inventory of crawling and drift goodies, now you can find just about anything you need to accessorize your on-road or off-road scale rig on their website. One [...]

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FireBrand RC

FireBrand RC Showoff body display stand, MACHSPEED-GTR and…

FireBrand RC sent in a sweet collection of their RC Drift focused parts for review. Right off the bat one has to notice the thoughtful packaging and that ALL the parts are included with the 6mm wheel hex spacers. Too often shiny parts require additional parts to actually install onto the vehicle, so including the cross pin is a great [...]

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