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Dynamite TurboKick Review

Dynamite RC TurboKick Power Booster Review

So here we are to review the Dynamite RC TurboKick. Just what the heck is a TurboKick? Well, it is kinda like a turbo button. You attach it to the third channel output of your transmitter and between the battery and the ESC. When you hit the third channel on your transmitter, the TurboKicks increases the voltage going into your [...]

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Dynamite Large Scale Safety Kill Switch Review

Dynamite Large Scale Safety Kill Switch Review

Hi there this is Hawaiian Chris, one of the members of the BigSquidRC Bash Crew. I recently got a chance to review the Optical Large Scale Kill Switch from Dynamite RC. The Dynamite Optical Kill Switch (part #DYNE1240) was made pretty compact and with good quality JST plugs. The opto-coupling was housed in a sturdy plastic cover and proved to be [...]

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RC4WD 1/8 Warn Zeon 10 Winch & Wireless Winch Controller Rev…

When it comes to scale accessories, RC4WD is arguably the top name in the business. A few weeks ago we got our hands on their new 1/8 Warn Zeon 10 Winch and put it to work in a freshly built Axial SCX10 Dingo. For the longest time a winch has been more of a decorative piece of scale swag than something that was [...]

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Traxxas EZ-Peak Dual iD Battery Charger Review

Traxxas EZ-Peak Dual iD Charger Review

While Traxxas is primarily known for making the most successful line of rc cars our industry has ever seen, they also offer a lot of accessories. One of their latest chargers, the EZ-Peak Dual, features their iD battery identification connectors and has dual ports to get more packs charged in less time. Recently we put the EZ-Peak Dual through its [...]

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Driven Pro Drift Tires

Driven Pro Losi 1/24 Micro Drift Tire Review

Driven Productions made a name for themselves in the mini/micro community by offering affordable and innovative hop-ups. That was the reason we were stoked to get a set of their 1/24th Losi Micro Drift Tires and test them to see how they stacked up. Are they easy to install? Do they instantly turn your 24th scale Losi into a genuine [...]

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Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Review

Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Review

Exactly what is the Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter? It is an affordable and compact GPS unit that can be used to measure (and record) speed, distance, and altitude. We’ve been testing one for several weeks now to find out if it is worth the cash for a normal backyard basher. Exactly what did we find out? Keep [...]

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Product Spotlight - Yeah Racing Shock Gear aluminum damper s…

The Yeah Racing Shock Gear aluminum dampers are a low cost suspension tuning set for your 1/10th scale drifter or touring car. Low cost doesn’t mean low quality however. Just looking at the packaging you can tell that they mean business. This sub 30 dollar set of shocks includes four anodized threaded aluminum dampers, five sets of springs in different [...]

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Product Review – SSD Side Sliders for Vaterra Ascender

The Vaterra Ascender is a stout scaler that’s quickly become a viable platform to get your trail on. I recently built one and have been enjoying it. I had just one complaint with it….the plastic rock sliders. The plastic ones are a bit wobbly and I’m not big on the wrap around look with VATERRA stamped into them. As luck [...]

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O.S. Speed Tools Review

O.S. Speed Tools Product Spotlight

To do the job right, you must have the right tools, hence the reason many hobbyists choose to cut the check for “the good stuff” instead of “el’ cheapos”. Known best for their elite nitro engines, O.S. Speed also has a line of uber tools. Recently we got a chance to test (read- beat-on, use as pry bars, try to destroy) [...]

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TheToyz Losi Micro Storage Bag

TheToyz 1/24th Losi Micro Storage Bag Review

Some people use bags to simply get their gear from the house to the park, while others use them to keep more organized. Any which way, a good storage bag can make your life easier. We recently received a storage bag from TheToyz that is made just for 24th scale Losi Micro vehicles. We’ve been putting it through the ringer [...]

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Futaba 4GRS Review

Futaba 4GRS 4-Channel T-FHSS Radio Review

Twin stick radios are so old school that nobody uses them anymore, right??? That absolutely isn’t the case, in fact they are making a bit of a comeback thanks to the crawling/trailing and boat crowds. When Futaba announced the twin stick 4GRS it was actually a pretty big deal, it isn’t often when a new surface twin sticker hits the [...]

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Review - Baller 1/10th scale touring/drifting body by Fire …

From: Fire Brand RC Direct Link: Firebrand RC Baller body Fire Brand RC is a new name on the market that specializes in RC accessories for the Basher/Scaler/Drifter crowd. They recently popped up on the radar at iHobby last year and sent us some product to check out. So far we have reviewed their Icestar XD drift wheel and tire combo [...]

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Sense Innovations ESS-One Sound Module Review

Sense Innovations ESS One Engine Sound System Review

In an rc world that now revolves around scale realism, it is not just about how scale your wheels are, or just the accuracy of your windshield wipers, it is about the all around package, even the sound coming out of your truck. To be truly scale realistic, your ride has to have it all, from the scale wheel nuts [...]

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Review - IceStar XD drift tire and wheel set by FIRE Brand R…

From:Fire Brand RC Direct Link: ICESTAR XD Fire Brand RC is a new name on the market that specializes in RC accessories for the Basher/Scaler/Drifter crowd. The first thing that struck me about their products is how well everything is packaged and presented. These guys aren’t some fly by night here today –  gone tomorrow type of operation, It’s clear from looking [...]

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Tactic TTX300 Review

Tactic TTX300 Radio Review

Sometimes you have a RTR transmitter that you just can’t stand, sometimes you just need a simple radio for a project that you are working on. Those are just two good reasons that the Tactic TTX300 is on the market. We’ve been beating on a review unit for weeks now, keep on reading to find out how well it worked [...]

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