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Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

New for the bashing world from Castle Creations is the Sidewinder 4. Castle has been known since their very start as the company to go to when you are looking for serious power. How well does the SW4 handle the day in day out torture of bashing? Does it cog? How smooth is the power delivery? Read on to find [...]

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DHK Hunter BL Review

DHK Hobby Hunter BL SCT Review

Across the globe the DHK Hobby Hunter BL short course truck is well known, but not so much here in America. A few months ago HRP Distributing started bringing DHK into the states so that the American bashing crowd could find out what’s up. We’ve been bashing/thrashing/driving the Hunter BL short course truck to see just how it stacks up. [...]

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Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

The war at the top of bash mountain is beyond fierce. You’ve got large scale short course trucks, you’ve got massively over-powered 1/8 monster trucks, you’ve got low slung truggies that seem to be glued to the ground in the corners, etc. One of the trucks at the top for Losi is the LST 3XL-E from Horizon Hobby. The LST [...]

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DHK Hobby Maximus Review

DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of other trucks from DHK, we finally got a shot at one of their 8th scalers. A few weeks ago we started testing the 1/8th RTR DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck to see how it stacks up to its competition. The Maximus sports quite the affordable price point, we wanted to see if the truck was [...]

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Redcat Landslide XTE Review

Redcat Racing Landslide XTE Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of higher-end Team Redcat trucks, we discovered that Recat isn’t messing around. Their 1/8 monster truck and 1/10 Team Redcat SCT were both solid trucks, clearly capable of running with the best in their classes. Recently, we started driving the Redcat Landslide XTE monster truck. The Landslide is part of Redcat’s normal line-up of bash vehicles, [...]

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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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DHK Hobby Crosse BL 4WD Monster Truck Review

DHK Hobby Crosse BL 4WD Monster Truck Review

While DHK Hobby is well known overseas, here in America they are just starting to take off. DHK is now carried by HRP Distribution here in the states, thus making it much easier for local hobby shops to stock them. Over the last few weeks we’ve been able to bash and thrash the DHK Crosse BL 4wd monster truck. The [...]

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Traxxas E-Revo 2.0 Review

Traxxas E-Revo 2.0 Review

In the beginning, the Traxxas Revo was a nitro powered monster truck that set new standards for performance. Soon, brushless was taking over everything and the E-Revo was released. The electric form of the Revo was even more extreme, going even faster, and jumping even higher. It has just been a few weeks since the Traxxas E-Revo 2.0 was announced, [...]

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Team Redcat TR-SC10E Review

Team Redcat TR-SC10E Review

New from Team Redcat is the TR-SC10E short course truck. As this truck is part of the Team Redcat line-up, it is aimed at the serious basher. We think you know the type, guys looking for serious brushless speed and a chassis that can handle it. We’ve been thrashing the Redcat for several weeks now, what did we learn? How [...]

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Warhawk 4WD SCT Review

Product Spotlight- Force RC Warhawk 4WD Short Course Truck

Introduced last fall by Force RC was the Warhawk 4wd short course truck. The Warhawk comes as a RTR, but it is best known for its ultra-low $139 price point. Over the last few weeks we’ve have the opportunity to test drive the Warhawk, here is a short product spotlight to help you learn more about it. From: Force RC Direct Link: [...]

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Maverick Strada Brushless DT Review

Maverick Strada Brushless DT Review

2018 is a big year for Maverick RC. As HPI Racing’s entry level line-up, Maverick is working hard to make a big impression here in the states. We’ve been bashing and thrashing their Strada Brushless DT for several weeks now. With a bold brushless power system and a nicely scale roll cage, how did it stack up? How fast did [...]

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Cross RC Demon SG4 Scale Truck Review

The Demon SG4 scale truck from Cross RC came out of nowhere, and instantly had a ton of interest and people questioning everything about it. How do they get one? Who is Cross RC? What sort of quality is the kit going to be? It’s has been a while since we got our hands on a true kit, so lets [...]

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ECX Barrage Doomsday Review

ECX Barrage Doomsday Review

When ECX announced the Barrage Doomsday from Horizon Hobby our mouths dropped! We had never seen a vehicle quite like it before. Part monster truck, part crawler, and sporting a hefty dose of Mad Max, the Doomsday is one of the most unique looking trucks to hit the market in a long time. Over the last few months we’ve been beating [...]

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Maverick Strada RX Review

Maverick Strada RX Rally Car Review

Can you buy a good brushless powered ready to run for under $220? That is the question with the Maverick Strada RX rally car. Maverick is HPI’s entry level line-up of cars and trucks, we’ve been lucky enough to be able to beat on their Strada RX rally car for a couple of months now. How much car do you [...]

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HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn Review

HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn RS4 Sport 3 Review

From the first time we saw the HPI Racing Ken Block Hoonicorn we were amazed by how it looked. Not only is it a great representation of Block’s full sized car, but it also comes on HPI’s RS4 Sport 3 chassis. After receiving a test unit, we’ve been bashing it non-stop. How well does it hold up? How easy is [...]

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