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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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traxxas bigfoot monster truck review

Traxxas Bigfoot Monster Truck Review

Everybody knows the Bigfoot Monster Truck, it is iconic in the world of trucks and off-roading. For some people, especially those that grew up in the ’70s, the truck even holds special meaning, like the first time you went to a monster truck rally with your family, or remembering it blew your mind as you watched it leap over cars [...]

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Dromida Brushless Rally Car Review

Dromida 1/18 Brushless Rally Car Review

While Dromida is best known for their 1/18th scale off-road machines, a few months ago they announced a line-up of on-road cars. Over the last few weeks we have been thrashing the daylights out of the Dromida Brushless Rally Car to find out what it was made out of. Does the car have plenty of power? Can you drive it [...]

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Pro-Line Ambush Review

THE Pro-Line Ambush Scale Crawler Review

Pro-Line is a name synonymous with winning races. However, in recent years, they have expanded their scope. First came their short course truck, then a buggy conversion, then the incredible PRO-MT that was named our vehicle of the year. Now they have expanded their horizon even further with the 1/25 Ambush RTR Scale Crawler. The Ambush is full of scale [...]

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2016 ARRMA Senton BLX Short Course Truck Review

2016 ARRMA Senton BLX Short Course Truck Review

Over the past year, the ARRMA Senton BLX Short Course Truck has really taken off. Bashers love the truck for its power, looks, and for its ability to take a beating and come back for more. For 2016 ARRMA upgraded the Senton with a new power system, new radio gear, and fresh livery. We’ve been beating on the 2016 ARRMA [...]

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2016 ARRMA Typhon Buggy Review

2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy Review

When first introduced last year, the ARRMA Typhon BLX 1/8 Buggy was a hit with the bashing crowd. It had a 6S capable power system, long travel suspension, and a high-tech look. Not one’s to rest on their laurels, ARRMA has upgraded the Typhon for 2016. The Typhon now comes with a Tactic radio system, new wheels, a new rear [...]

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arrma nero monster truck review

ARRMA Nero Monster Truck With Diff Brain Review

Without doubt, the most highly touted and anticipated car of 2016 is the ARRMA Nero monster truck. A series of teasers about its new “rc brain/smart diff” kept the rc world wondering just how radical the latest vehicle from ARRMA was going to be. Once announced, the Nero did not disappoint, it was pure radical from nose to tail. The [...]

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ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

If you’ve been bashing for any amount of time then you are already familiar with the 2wd ECX Torment from Horizon Hobby. It has proven to be the bash machine of choice for many people and won our Short Course Truck Shootout not that long ago. The latest version of the Torment is much the same but comes with some [...]

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Kyosho Optima Buggy Review

Kyosho Vintage Series Optima Buggy Review

For the past few years, vintage cars have been making a big comeback. Perhaps one of the most beloved buggies from the 1980s was the Kyosho Optima. It was known for being a fierce competitor on the track, as well as being the very first 4wd race buggy for a whole lot of drivers. A few months ago Kyosho decided [...]

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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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Maverick iON XB Review

Maverick iON XB Buggy Review

Maverick RC is new to the US market. In Europe they are well known as a basher line for HPI, but only recently have they decided to make a push here in the good ole’ USA. We tested one of their 1/18th scale rally cars a few weeks ago and this week we are posting our review of the 1/18th [...]

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Axial RR10 Bomber

Axial RR10 Bomber Review

When the Axial RR10 Bomber was first announced, it was a bit of a surprise to many people. Of course we were more than eager to get our hands on their latest ride, and put it to the test. As you can see, during our testing we had all sorts of weather, so there were plenty of opportunities to push [...]

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