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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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Losi SCBE Unboxing

Unboxing The Losi TEN-SCBE Buggy

If you have been much of a hobbyist over the last decade, chances are pretty good that you have owned a Losi TEN-SCTE short course truck. The SCTE is one of the rare vehicles that is as capable of winning a ROAR national title as it is of dominating a local bash spot. A few months ago Losi announced the [...]

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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 [...]

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AquaCraft Revolt 30

AquaCraft Upgrades The Revolt 30

New from AquaCraft is an upgraded version of the Revolt 30 mono hull. The Revolt 30 now has a Tactic TTX300 2.4GHz radio system for even better control on the water. Thanks to a 1800kV brushless motor and 60 amp ESC power combo, the Revolt has plenty of power and it also comes with genuine GrimRacer hardware. The factory finished [...]

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Fantom FACTS MACHINE v3 Brushless Rotor Tester

Fantom Facts Machine v3 Brushless Rotor Tester

For you hardcore types out there, Fantom has just announced the Version 3 of their Facts Machine Rotor Tester. Why would you need a rotor tester? To accurately test the magnetic field strength of the rotor in your brushless motor. For racers this allows you to tune a motor to a specific track or to find the most powerful rotor [...]

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RUDDOG RP690

RUDDOG RP690 1/8 Brushless Motors

European company Ruddog has announced their RP690 series of Brushless Motors. The 690 series are sensored motors designed for 1/8 scale racing that are both high performance and affordable. High quality materials from around the world were used to give the motors improved heat dissipation and to help overall performance. To suit different driving styles and track conditions three different [...]

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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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Team Redcat TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck

Team Redcat TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck

One of the newest trucks in the Team Redcat line-up at Redcat Racing is the TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck. So what’s the scoop on the BE6S? Well, it is essentially a highly upgraded version of the MT8E, a truck we reviewed last fall and really liked. The BE6S is an 8th scale MT that comes RTR, making it fast and [...]

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Carisma 1/24 Truggy

New 1/24 Truggy And Monster Truck From Carisma

Now shipping from the good folks over at Carisma are the 1/24th scaled GT24TR Truggy and GT24T Monster Truck. Both trucks are high performance small scalers designed for maximum fun. What are some of their features? * 8,000kV brushless motor * High performance rubber tires * 2.4GHz CTX8000 transmitter * 500mAh 1S 3.7V LiPo with USB charger * Full bearing set * Gear diffs * Slipper clutch * [...]

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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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Reedy Blackbox 1000Z+ ESC / Sonic 540-M3 Combos

Reedy Blackbox 1000Z+ ESC / Sonic 540-M3 Combos

Recently announced by Reedy are five new Blackbox 1000Z+ ESC plus Sonic 540-M3 brushless combos. The Reedy Blackbox ESC is economical and easy to use, while the 540 sized Sonic motors have a CNC machined 3 piece can and heavy duty solder tabs. Winds range from 8.5 down to 6.5 turns and they are shipping right now. Street pricing for [...]

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Graupner GM 120R Pro V2

Graupner GM GENIUS 120R +T PRO V2 ESC

For all you 1/10 on-road racers, Graupner GM has the Genius 120R +T Pro V2 electronic speed controller. The latest version of the 120R was designed for 1/12 and 1/10 modified racing and comes with built in telemetry. When used with a Graupner HOTT telemetry transmitter, the on-board telemetry can provide you with real time data on your transmitter screen [...]

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SWORKz S35-2E Buggy Kit

SWORKz S35-2E Electric Buggy Kit

Recently announced by SWORKz is the 1/8 Electric S35-2E Buggy Kit. The SWORKz crew took the S350 BE1 EVO, added some uber parts, then made multiple revisions to make the S35-2E their best electric 8th scaler to date. Some of the highlights of the S35-2E include- * New rear suspension * New Ackermann steering system * New center diff * Comes with various factory [...]

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McPappy Racing Chassis Dyno Version 2

McPappy Racing Chassis Dyno Version 2.0

Ever want to know how much more power one motor is putting to the ground than another? Ever want to find out how much more power your 3S pack has over your 2S? Is so, a chassis dyno can help you find out if your power system is putting out serious power, or if it is under performing. While the rc [...]

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Team Redcat TR-MT10E Monster Truck

Team Redcat TR-MT10E Monster Truck

In case you didn’t get the memo, Team Redcat trucks are a higher-end product from the crew at Redcat Racing. Last fall we tested their 1/8th scale Team Redcat MT and were very impressed. Now there is a 1/10th scale Team Redcat Monster Truck called the TR-MT10E. Like the 1/8th scale truck, it comes as a RTR with a potent [...]

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