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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 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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Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger Review

Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger Review

Everything we have posted about the Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger has gotten a lot of hits. In fact, more hits than any on-road car in recent memory. Is that due to its tough muscle car look? Maybe it’s due to the Orion dDrive system that sits under the hood? We have been bashing the daylights out of our Kyosho test unit [...]

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Maverick iON RX Review

Maverick iON RX Rally Car Review

In case you have not heard, there is a new line of cars called Maverick RC that are about to invade U.S. shores. Maverick RC was launched in Europe by HPI Racing about 7 years ago where they built a reputation for having some pretty solid bash vehicles. Recently we had the opportunity to lay our dirt stained hands on [...]

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Traxxas X-Maxx Review

Traxxas X-Maxx Monster Truck Review

Unless you’ve been living on Mars, you’ve certainly heard about the latest and greatest from Traxxas, the giant X-Maxx. The X-Maxx is bigger than any monster truck that Traxxas has ever put out before, plus it comes with features that no other truck can boast about like self-righting. Is the X-Maxx the next big thing to take over the bashing [...]

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Losi Mini 8IGHT Buggy AVC Review

Losi Mini 8IGHT RTR Buggy with AVC Review

The Losi Mini 8IGHT buggy from Horizon Hobby has been a fast and furious little basher since its initial release. Its latest version features AVC electronic stability control and we have been bashing the daylights out of one to see how gnarly it is. In fact, we took the 1/14th Losi with us on numerous roadtrips that spanned 4 states [...]

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Team Redcat TR-MT8E Monster Truck Review

Team RedCat TR-MT8E Monster Truck Review

What do you think of when you hear the name RedCat Racing? For some it means low-end cars with questionable durability, for others it means affordable cars that don’t break the wallet. The truck we recently tested from RedCat is the TR-MT8E Monster Truck, the very first vehicle in RedCat’s new high-end line of Team RedCat bash vehicles. Is Team [...]

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Revell Modzilla Review

Revell Modzilla 1/18 Monster Truck Review

Sometimes you don’t want (or need) high-end. Sometimes you just want something affordable to get the job done. The Revell Modzilla MT is a very affordably priced 1/18th scaler aimed at the basher crowd. Does it have enough performance to be fun? How hard can it be bashed before it breaks? Should you cut the check? Read on to find [...]

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ECX AMP MT Monster Truck Review

ECX AMP MT RTR Monster Truck Review

With a shockingly low street price, you just have to wonder how good the AMP line of RTR vehicles from ECX RC (Horizon Hobby) can be. I mean, they are street priced at just $129, while their list of features hasn’t been diminished as much as you would expect to make the price point. We’ve been driving the ECX AMP [...]

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