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RC4WD Aluminum Wheel Review

RC4WD Aluminum SCT Wheel And Tire Review

Can you get high-end performance while getting the ultimate in scale realism? That was the primary question that was on our minds when we got a chance to review a set of high-end aluminum wheels and licensed tires from RC4WD. Our Bash Crew has been thrashing a set of RC4WD Raceline Aluminum SCT Wheels and Mickey Thompson SCT Tires for [...]

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Review – Duratrax 1.9″ Scaler CR Mounted Tire

From: Duratrax Direct Link: Scaler CR Mounted 1.9” Review By: Doug Welker Pictures By: Doug Welker Specs: Size: 1.9″ Tire Height: 4.6″ Tire Compound: Duratrax C3 Pre-Mounted: Yes Wheel Hex Size: 12mm Beadlock Design: No Price: $25.99 Competition: A myriad of 1.9 scale tires from the likes of RC4WD, Axial, Pro-Line, & Pit Bull. Build Quality: The pre-mounted Duratrax wheels look fantastic and feel as sturdy as any other quality non-aluminum/steel 1.9 wheel on the market. The [...]

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Spektrum High-Voltage 1/5 Scale Digital Servo Reviews

Since we have been loving and bashing the heck out of our Losi 1/5 WRC from Horizon Hobby, it seemed only appropriate to give it a little upgrade. We recently got our hands on two new servos from Spektrum. The S9020 1/5 Scale Digital HV (High Voltage) Steering Servo, and the S9010 Throttle Servo. How did they do in the [...]

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Review Duratrax 8th scale buggy tires

Duratrax 8th Scale Buggy Lockup & Bandito Tire Review

Some people want tires to win the IFMAR worlds. Others, mainly bashers, are just looking for an upgrade in traction at a reasonable price point. For all you 8th scale buggy bash fanatics out there, Duratrax recently added a couple of new sets of Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy Tires to their set list. We handed a new set of Lockup [...]

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Duratrax Approach CR Tire Review

Duratrax Approach CR 1.9″ Tire Review

Tires are hands down the number one upgrade you can make to nearly an rc vehicle. That doesn’t just apply to “race” vehicles, you can easily transform the handling characteristics of any rc car by bolting up stickier tires. A couple months ago Duratrax threw their hat into the ring of upgrade tires for the scale/trail/rock crawling crowd. We tested [...]

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Kershaw Leopard X-Maxx Brushless Review

Kershaw Leopard 150A ESC/5874 Brushless Combo For X-Maxx Rev…

The folks over at Kershaw Designs are hardcore about their monster trucks and large scalers. A couple months ago we reviewed one of their 1/5th scale Leopard systems on 8S, you can read that review HERE, but to boil it down, it put out wayyyy more power than the X-Maxx was capable of putting to the ground, or its drivetrain [...]

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Sweep Monster Truck Road Crusher Belted Tires

Sweep Racing Road Crusher Belted Monster Truck Tire Review

Do you have a way overpowered brushless 1/8 Monster Truck or Truggy? Is your truck so fast that it is simply impossible to drive full throttle? Do your current tires balloon so badly that they resemble the extra large pie at your local pizza joint when pinned wfo? For consumers like you, Sweep Racing has developed Road Crusher Belted Monster [...]

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Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

For several years the crew over at Duratrax have been making aftermarket tires that are both affordable and high performance. For 2016 they have expanded their line-up to include tires for the rock crawling and trail driving crowd. Recently we got a chance to give their new Deep Woods CR tires a spin to see how they worked. Do they [...]

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Kershaw Designs X-Maxx Brushless LiPo Review

Review - Kershaw Designs Traxxas X-Maxx Brushless/LiPo Upgra…

Hey, in case you didn’t get the memo, the Traxxas X-Maxx is a big deal now days, not only in size but in the way it has taken off with the bash crowd. The X-Maxx pretty much rocks out of the box, with one exception, a watered down power system. While the stock brushless system has decent power, it is [...]

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Castle Mamba XL X Brushless Review

Castle Mamba XL X Brushless System Review

With 2016 being dubbed “The Year of Large Scale”, there are a large number of consumers looking for 1/5th scale power systems. Whether it be for an electric converted HPI Baja 5B, or the new Traxxas X-Maxx, big power systems are in demand. A few months ago Castle Creations announced their new Mamba XL X brushless power system. The new [...]

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Maclan Diamondback MX 540 Brushless Review

Maclan Diamondback MX 540 Brushless Review

A few weeks ago we had the chance to review one of the new 550 brushless systems from Maclan Racing. Maclan is new on the brushless scene, but we were left very impressed. Recently we also got a chance to test one of their Diamond MX 540 Systems. The 540 is intended for use in 10th scale 2wd vehicles like [...]

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Maclan Racing Diamondback MX Brushless System Review

Maclan Racing Diamondback MX 550 Brushless Combo Review

New on the brushless scene is a company called Maclan Racing. They have made a splash by promising a couple of big things- to put out the most powerful systems on the market, and to have endless innovations. We have been bashing one of their Diamondback/MX 550 Sensorless Brushless Systems for a few weeks now. Does it have the most [...]

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Hitec D945TW Servo Review

Hitec D945TW Servo Review

A few weeks ago Hitec announced their new D Series line-up of servos. The D Series is Hitec’s 32 bit programmable line that promises high-end performance and adjust-ability. We have been bashing the daylights out of a D945TW to find out if it is one of the most elite servos on the market, how does it stack up? Read on… Quick [...]

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Castle Mamba Monster X Review

Castle Creations Mamba Monster X ESC Review

Bashers love power, the more the better, and Castle Creations has long been a source of brushless systems for us bashers. A few months ago they unveiled their new X line up of ESCs which introduced more features and other upgrades. Myself along with the rest of the BigSquid Bash Crew has been beating on the Mamba Monster X to [...]

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RC Gear Shop Brushless Review

RC Gear Shop 1/8 2150kV Brushless Motor System Review

RC Gear Shop is a new line of affordable gear from Tower Hobbies. One of the items in the RC Gear Shop line-up is a 2150kV Brushless Power System intended for 8th scalers. We’ve been bashing the living daylights out of one to find out how it stacks up against the competition. Does it have plenty of power? Does it [...]

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