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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]



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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


ARRMA Fazon Review

Review – ARRMA Fazon BLX Monster Truck

First came the Nero, then the Big Rock, now ARRMA has unleashed the Fazon BLX on the world. The Fazon is an 1/8th scale, BLX powered, monster truck, that is aimed more at the pavement/high-speed bashing crowd. The Fazon comes with ARRMA’s cutting edge Smart Diff system, making it easy to lock up all the diffs depending upon how you [...]


Vaterra K10 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender Pickup from Horizon Hobb…

Scale rock crawlers just might be the hottest product segment on the market right now. There are a number of reasons for that- they look good, they run forever, and they are loads of fun. A couple of years ago Vaterra introduced the Ascender, a scale crawling platform that was designed from the ground up to outperform everything else on [...]


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 [...]


ARRMA Nero Big Rock BLX Review

ARRMA Nero Big Rock Review

Hot on the heals of the very popular Nero, ARRMA has released the Nero Big Rock Monster Truck. While the Big Rock is very much like the original truck, it sports a scale realistic look, something that is in big demand with today’s consumers. Of course we’ve been driving our test Big Rock like we stole it, so the big [...]


Duratrax Onyx 255 Review

Duratrax Onyx 255 Charger Review

Living in an electric dominated hobby, a good battery charger isn’t a want, it is a need. The folks over at Duratrax have long been known for their affordable battery charger line-up and lately we’ve been using one of their Onyx 255 chargers to keep our cars going around the office. The 255 has two output ports so you can [...]


Futaba 4PV Review

Futaba 4PV Radio Review

While some bashers don’t mind spending crazy money on the most elite electronics on the market, most shoot for the best bang for the buck. The brand new Futaba 4PV has a slew of features normally found on high-end radios, but is priced considerably less. The combination of those factors will make the 4PV a prime candidate to be bought [...]


Dromida 1/18th Review

Dromida 1/18th Brushed Off-Roaders Review

A few weeks ago the folks at Dromida announced a revised line-up of brushed 1/18th scale off-roaders. The Monster Truck received the biggest changes with all new wheels, tires, and more of a scale authentic looking body. Since then we’ve been driving all three of the new offerings- the Monster Truck, Buggy, and Short Course Truck to see if they [...]