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Dromida Monster Truck Video

Video – Dromida Monster Truck Jam Session

New from Dromida is a video featuring their 1/18th Monster Truck. The video shows off the truck in a scale setting- hitting jumps and crush’n cars. We reviewed the truck a few weeks ago and had an absolute blast driving it, but we think it looks like even more fun when run on a small scale monster truck style course! Check [...]


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 [...]


Dromida Unboxing

Unboxing The New Dromida 18th Scale Off-Roaders

Designed to be fun yet affordable, Dromida has 3 revised 1/18th scale off-roaders headed to a hobby shop near you. The Monster Truck gets a new scale inspired body and tires, while the Short Course Truck and Buggy also get a new look. Before we started out review of the 3 minis, we took pictures of the first time we took [...]


Kyosho Drone Racer

Radical Kyosho G-Zero & Zephya Drone Racers!

Here it is folks, the highly anticipated Drone Racers from Kyosho. During the teasing phase very little was known about them, now we have full details and they are quite different from a typical race drone. Perhaps the biggest difference between the Drone Racers and a “normal” race quad is that they use a Pistol style radio. This makes it easy [...]


Helion Animus 18DT

Helion Animus 18DT

Adding to their extensive line-up of 18th scalers, Helion has just announced the Animus 18DT. The 18DT is modeled after a modern day Dakar race truck and is aimed right at the bashing market. LED lights come standard on the 18DT and it is powered by a 370 brushed motor with 1100mAh NiMH battery. Some of its other features include- * [...]


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 [...]


Dromida 1/18 Monster Truck

3 Revised 1/18th Scalers From Dromida With Video

Just announced by Dromida are 3 revised off-roaders for their 18th scale line-up. The updated vehicles include a Monster Truck, Short Course Truck, and a Buggy. All three comes as ready to runs and have everything needed to start bashing right in the box. * Full time 4wd * High traction tires * 370 sized brushed motor * Waterproof electronics * Gear diffs * Big bore [...]


dromida brushless rally car unboxing

Unboxing – Dromida Brushless Rally Car

The 1/18th scale vehicles from Dromida have been great sellers since they were first introduced. The line-up included two trucks and one buggy, all of which were durable, fun vehicles to drive. To branch out a bit, Dromida recently announced a pair of new on-road cars, a touring car and a rally version. While we unboxed our Brushless RTR Rally Car [...]


Team Associated Rival 18th Monster Truck

Team Associated Rival 1/18th Monster Truck

After the announcement of their touring car and buggy, Team Associated has released details on the 1/18th scale Rival Monster Truck. The Rival looks a whole lot like the 18th scale Associated RC18MT that was so much fun back in the mid 2000s, now it is back with updated RTR electronics. Speaking of electronics, it comes with a Reedy ESC/receiver [...]


Team Associated Reflex 1/18 Buggy

Team Associated Reflex 1/18th Buggy

Coming soon from the mighty Team Associated is the 1/18th scale Reflex RTR Buggy. The Reflex looks to sport the original 4wd shaft system from the AE 18th scalers but comes with a choice of new colors and sports an Associated XP radio and Reedy ESC/receiver combo. * Super 370 motor * Fluid filled shocks * Comes with 6 cell NiMH battery & [...]


Team Associated Apex 1/18 Touring Car

Team Associated Apex 1/18th Touring RTR

Remember the 18th scale class? Remember how affordable, durable, and easy on the wallet they were? Well, Team Associated has just announced their latest 18th scaler, the Apex Touring RTR. The Apex Touring is designed for on-road use with a road car body, wheels, and tires. It features 4wd and an easy to drive brushed power system. * Ball diffs front [...]


RC4WD Ultimate Mini Scale Shocks

RC4WD 40mm Ultimate Mini Scale Shocks

Do you have an 1/18th scale project you are working on? If so, RC4WD recently announced 40mm Ultimate Scale Shocks. The Ultimate Shocks have an internal spring design and have a great scale appearance. For durability they have been CNC machined from billet aluminum and come with a black finish. The shocks are shipping right now and priced at $19 with [...]


Dromida 18th Scale Touring Car

Dromida 1/18th Touring & Rally Cars

Hey on-road drivers, Dromida has just announced their 1/18th scale Touring and Rally Car. Both come in ready-to-run form and both are available with either brushed or brushless (5300kV) power. Pricing is very easy on the wallet with the brushed street priced at $109 and the brushless priced at $169. 4wd is used on both style of cars and they [...]


RC4WD Yota II 18th Scale Cast Front Rear Axle Set

RC4WD Yota II 1/18 Front & Rear Axle Set

New from the good folks over at RC4WD is the Yota II 1/18 Front & Rear Axle Set. The set comes with both a front and a rear axle that feature a die cast zinc alloy housing and a powder coated finish. These can come in handy as replacements for your 1/18th scale RC4WD truck, or as high grade axles [...]


RC4WD 18th Gelande II RTR D90 Body Set 5

Everybody’s Scalin’ – I Shall Call Him “Mini Me”

Hopefully everyone enjoyed reading our review of the RC4WD Trail Finder 2 that went up a couple days ago. As luck would have it the winter weather broke and the last two weeks had lots of high 60’s weather – perfect for scaling. And what a time was had! I think the review spells it out pretty well, but it was a lot [...]