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2017 Maverick Scout Rock Crawler

2017 Maverick Scout RTR Crawler

Newly updated for 2017 is the Maverick Scout RTR Rock Crawler. The Scout sports 2.2″ wheels and comes as an RTR with a 2.4GHz radio system. The updated version is expected to start shipping in late July and here are some of its changes from the previous model- * New anodizing on aluminum parts * New paint scheme and packaging * Water resistant [...]

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Traxxas TRX-4 Review

Traxxas TRX-4 Scale & Trail Crawler Review

We don’t have to tell you guys just how rapidly the scale movement has taken off. In just a few years scale crawling has gone from obscurity to the point where nearly everyone has at least one crawler in their garage. A couple of months ago Traxxas decided to jump into the scene with their TRX-4 Scale & Trail Crawler, [...]

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Traxxas TRX-4 Unboxing

The Eagle Has Landed, Unboxing The Traxxas TRX-4!!!

Here’s what we’ve all been waiting for, the Traxxas TRX-4 Scale & Trail Crawler!!! The amount of buzz surrounding the TRX-4 is enormous, now with our unboxing pictures you too can have a look at its packaging and detailed photos of everything that comes in its box. How did the unboxing go? It went well. The TRX-4 comes with a protective [...]

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Traxxas TRX-4 Video

4K Video – Traxxas TRX-4 Scale And Trail Crawler

Here ya go folks, a 4K Video of the Traxxas TRX-4 Scale And Trail Crawler in action. The video shown above is extremely well done and does a great job of showing how cool looking, and capable, the TRX-4 is when driven in its native element. The TRX-4 is shown driving over various types of terrain and boy does it [...]

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Integy Twin Motor Scale Crawler

Integy TR313 Twin Motor Scale Crawler

Double your pleasure, double your fun, with Integy’s new Twin Motor Scale Crawler. Yes indeed, the latest ARTR from Integy comes with a dual motor plate, thus allowing you to easily mount up two motors. The extra torque of the second motor can come in handy when pulling a trailer or on those long uphill climbs. For all you guys [...]

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Redcat Racing Everest Gen7 PRO

Full Details – Redcat Everest Gen7 & Gen7 Pro Scale Crawlers

Oh yes, the crew over at Redcat Racing are creating a lot of buzz with their much anticipated Everest Gen7 and Gen7 Pro scale crawlers. They’ve done a fair bit of teasing on the new trucks, now all the details have been released. Perhaps most importantly, the Everest Gen7 is slated to have a street price of only $199 while the [...]

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Pro-Line 1966 Chevrolet C-10 Body

Pro-Line 1966 Chevrolet C-10 Clear Body

For all you rock crawlers out there, the good folks over at Pro-Line have announced the 1966 Chevrolet C-10 Clear Body. The body is available in two versions- just a cab or a with a cab and a bed. The C-10 is a classic off-roader that is made to fit the SCX10 or other 12.3″ wheelbase rock crawlers. The body [...]

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Traxxas TRX-4 Rock Crawler

Teaser – Traxxas TRX-4 Scale And Trail Crawler

Just released by Traxxas is a series of promotional photographs for their upcoming TRX-4 Land Rover Defender scale rock crawler. The new Traxxas crawler didn’t have a name up to this point, but for now it appears it will use the TRX-4 moniker. The TRX-4 has created a ton of buzz in the scale crawling community. Portal style axles, an [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – How Important Is Licensing to You?

Official licensing is something that’s been around as long as the hobby itself. Whether it’s a Ford Ranger monster truck, a Ferrari pan car or a Toyota rock crawler, both manufacturer and consumer have flocked to smaller representations of the real thing. So with that in mind, my question this week is “How important is licensing to you?”. When the scale [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – More Discussion On the ECX Barrage

Last week we posted our review of the 1/12 ECX Barrage Crawler, and I’m happy that we did so I can finally talk more in depth on the crawl-ability of the little truck. One of my favorite things in the hobby is when something completely surprises me, and such was the case with the Barrage. Sure, it looks like a decent enough [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – What got you into scaling?

Last week there was a chain message going around Facebook where if you got tagged, you had to post a picture of your first r/c crawler and describe how you got into it. I got tagged by a few friends…but I abhor those things so I never did my part. I figured it would be better to just share it [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Enter the Rock Rey

So much for the end of the year having a slow news cycle, eh? Out of nowhere, Team Losi has announced the Rock Rey RTR Rock Racer (say that 5 times fast!). It has a Yeti style solid rear/ IFS front setup with more of an RR10 Bomber style and stance. As far as looks go, they knocked this one out of the park. If [...]

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Product Spotlight – RC4WD Chevrolet Blazer Body Set

RC4WD is known throughout the hobby as the kings of the detailed hard body. We finally had the chance to get our hands on their Chevrolet Blazer Body Set to see what it was all about. Read on to see what we thought. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Chevrolet Blazer Body Set Specifications:Injection Molded Plastic LED Lighting Compatible Wheelbase: 11.3in / 287mm Width of Body: 8.78in / 223mm Width [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Getting the Most of Your RTR Tires

As Christmas approaches, there is a good chance that a number of you may wind up with a fancy new scaler under your tree. There’s an even better chance that it will be of the RTR variety. And if that is indeed the case, it probably has some bunk tires. Tires are usually the most important thing on any r/c vehicle, [...]

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MST CFX-W Crawler

MST 1/8 CFX-W Crawler

Coming soon from MST is the 1/8th scale CFX-W scale rock crawler. The burly CFX-W comes in at a wheelbase of 300mm and a width of 230mm, plenty of size to get over tough rock sections. The CFX-W is slated to start shipping in May and comes with MST’s portal style axles, helping to increase ground clearance for better performance. [...]

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