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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 [...]


Revell Modzilla MT Unboxing

Unboxing – Revell Modzilla MT

Available now for your bashing pleasure is the Revell Modzilla MT. The Modzilla is a perfect little starter truck and is priced to be easy on your wallet at just $79. As we were unboxing our test unit we took a bunch of photos to let you see exactly what is inside the box before you buy one. Included with the [...]


Castle Sidewinder Micro 2 ESC

Castle Creations 1/18 Sidewinder Micro 2

New from Castle Creations is the 1/18 Sidewinder Micro 2 ESC. Thanks to new circuitry, start up performance has been improved and BEC functionality has also been upgraded. Also new is audible alert tones to inform users of common setup problems. The Castle Sidewinder Micro 2 will be available as a stand alone unit, or paired with a choice of [...]


Dromida Wasteland Buggy Truck Review

Dromida Wasteland Desert Buggy & Truck Review

When we first saw the new Wasteland series vehicles from Dromida we couldn’t wait to get our hands on them. They had a cool “Mad Max” look, and more importantly, they had foam rocket launchers on top. During our review we’ve spent a lot of time driving, bashing, and shooting the Wasteland vehicles, here is the scoop on what we [...]


dromida wasteland

Dromida Wasteland Truck and Buggy Unboxing

We just got our hands on the new Dromida Wasteland vehicles. The ones with the Foam Rocket Launchers! These things look great in person. The paint jobs really look sweet. We were also very happy to see the way they work the third channel to launch the rockets. For details, head over to the official Dromida website. Watch for a [...]


Helion Animus 18MT

Helion Animus 18MT RTR Monster Truck

Coming soon to a HobbyTown USA near you is the Helion Animus 18MT. The 18MT marks the latest addition to the successful Animus line of 1/18th scaled vehicles from Helion and should make for a nice little basher with its monster truck style body and tires. Some of the highlights of the 18MT include- * All weather electronics * Brushed 370 motor * [...]


Dromida Wasteland Buggy Truck

Dromida Wasteland Truck and Buggy

Whoa, we didn’t see this one coming. New from Dromida are a pair of Wasteland series vehicles that feature Foam Rocket Launchers! Ever get hacked and want to retaliate? With the Wasteland series vehicles now you can by shooting foam darts at your buddy. It looks like a win/win from Dromida to us, you can have fun driving an rc [...]


Revell Germany 1/18 Modzila MT

Revell 1/18 Modzilla MT RTR

Ready to make a splash during the Christmas buying season is the new Modzilla MT from Revell. The Revell Modzilla is an 1/18th scale 4wd monster truck that comes with an extremely attractive price point, just $79. It also features a Li-Ion battery with charger and will be available in two different colors, white or black. Specifications- * Wheelbase- 6.5″ * Length- [...]


Mamba Micro X ESC

Castle Creations Mamba Micro X

New from Olathe Kansas based Castle Creations is the Mamba Micro X. This is another new ESC in the X series line from Castle and is made to power your 18th scaler or any car up to 2.25 lbs. The Micro X is waterproof, making it a great choice for all you basher out there. Here some of its other [...]


Dromida Brushless Review

Dromida Speed Series 1/18th Brushless 4WD RTR Review

In case you didn’t notice, the original brushed Dromida 18th Scalers flew off the shelves at local dealers. While the originals were fun to drive and held together well, they were missing one thing- big power. To right that situation Dromida has new versions of all their vehicles with Brushless Power Systems. Do the new vehicles give you a true [...]


Unboxing Dromida Brushless RTRs

Unboxing the Brushless Speed Series Dromida 1/18th Scale RTR…

The 1/18th scale Dromida off-road vehicles have been a hit since they started shipping to hobby shops, and why not, they are both fun and affordable. To up the fun factor even more, Dromida is now shipping a new version of their entire line-up featuring Brushless Power Systems. As we cracked open our test units we broke out the camera and [...]


dromida speed series brushless video

Video – Dromida Speed Series Brushless Vehicles

Get a feel for the speed of the new Brushless Powered vehicles from Dromida by watching the video above. The 18th scalers have proven to be a hit among the bashing crowd and now Dromida has improved them by upping the power with 5300kV brushless motors. The new Speed Series brushless versions are priced from $149-$169 and you can hit [...]


Maverick iON 18th Scale

Maverick iON Line Gets Two New 1/18th Scale Vehicles

Over in Europe, Maverick has expanded their 1/18th scale iON line-up with two new vehicles. As you can see by the picture, they’ve added a new RX rally car and a DT off-road buggy. Both come standard with 370 sized brushed motors and put the power to the ground with 4wd. 1200mAh Ni-MH batteries are used for power, the electronics [...]


Video Dromida Brushless

Video – Dromida Speed Series Brushless Buggies and Trucks

Last week Dromida officially announced their new Speed Series 1/18th Scale Brushless trucks and buggies. This week they have released a video of them in action. Check out the video above to learn about some of their key features (more power, waterproof, 2.4GHz radio) and to see them in action. The brushless Dromida’s are shown driving in a variety of [...]


Dromida DB4.18 Desert Buggy Review

Dromida DB4.18 1/18th Desert Buggy Review

There are plenty of good reasons to buy an 18th scaler, but most people buy them because they are so affordable and typically hard to break. Dromida has sold boatloads (literally) of 18th scalers over the last couple of years and recently we got a chance to test out their new DB4.18 Desert Buggy. Is the DB4.18 a good noobie [...]