For Bashers, By Bashers!

You are browsing the "RC Rock Crawling" tag archive.

Pro-Line Ambush Scale Crawler Unboxing 3

Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Little Baby Leafer, Isn’t It Cute?!

The biggest news that dropped this week was the announcement of the Pro-Line Ambush, a new 1:25 scale RTR crawler. Let’s ignore that Pro-Line is making their own scaler for a minute (that is big news in and of itself) and instead look at the fact that it has a leaf spring suspension. It’s a LEAFER, hell yes! I’ll raise a drink [...]

Read More...

Pro-Line Ambush 25th Scale Mini Scale Crawler

Pro-Line Ambush RTR 1/25 Mini Scale Crawler

Surprise, surprise, Pro-Line has just announced a new Scale Crawler! Called the Ambush, the new P-L crawler packs big fun into a small package. Coming in at 1/25 scale, the Ambush is about 7.8″ long and comes as a ready-to-run, it even includes a 2S 350mAh 25C Lithium Ion battery with USB charger. For scale looks, the Ambush rocks leaf [...]

Read More...

TheToyz scale seat belts 5 point harness

TheToyz 1/10th Scale Seat Belts

Shipping soon from TheToyz are 1/10th scale Seat Belt/5 Point Harnesses. These are the most scale realistic on the market and are the perfect addition to your scale crawler or drift machine. * Reversible design * Straps are made from high quality nylon * Stainless steel buckle * Designed to fit Wraith sized seats * Shipped in pairs Pricing has not been released, but full details [...]

Read More...

Pro-Line True Scale Concrete 10th Scale K-Rail

Pro-Line True Scale Concrete K-Rail

Here is a very cool new product from Pro-Line, scale realistic Concrete K-Rail. Sized to look appropriate with 1/10th scale sized vehicles, the Pro-Line K-Rail can be used in many different scale applications. The K-Rail can be used along with drifters, crawlers, short course trucks, or even scale monster trucks. The K-Rails are made from Real Concrete and are reinforced [...]

Read More...

duratrax-cr-review-4

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Duratrax Scaling Tires Discussion

Apologies for no column last week, gang. I wound up being caught in travel with (gasp) no internet connection where I was staying. I’ll try not to let that happen again! Anyways, on to it. Over the last couple weeks, various staffers have been posting reviews of Duratrax scaling tires. You can click here for the 1.9 Approach and here for [...]

Read More...

RC4WD Deceptive 1.9 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Deceptive 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

Wheels are like ice cream, everybody likes a different flavor. To help accommodate that fact, new from RC4WD are 1.9″ Deceptive Beadlocks. These have a distinct wheel design and come anodized in black for a modern look. CNC machining was used to create the wheels from billet aluminum and they come with a standard 12mm hex. Being an RC4WD product [...]

Read More...

duratrax-cr-review-1

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 [...]

Read More...

G6toughgate

Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Few More Stereotypes

Last week’s column on scaling stereotypes was some of the most fun I’ve had writing for Big Squid. Based on reader response, it would seem that it was the case for many of you as well. So with Axialfest going on this weekend and the odds that some news will break during it (outside of the SCX102 RTR which was just [...]

Read More...

flatnastyg6allages

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Fun With Scaling Stereotypes

Many of us that have been trailing for a good amount of time seem to see the same type of personalities come and go – ESPECIALLY those in a club or group. I figure the time is right to poke some fun at the stereotypes that have cropped up over the years. And before I get any angry e-mails, please remember this [...]

Read More...

rc_scaler_overhead_bin_airport

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Traveling With Your Scaler Responses

Two weeks ago I posted that I planned to go on vacation with my scaler, and asked if any experienced readers had tips to share. Boy, did you guys ever come out in force! Thank you to everyone who replied. Here are a couple I find particularly informative. The first was from Daniel S. He is part of the RC4WD Recon G6 team [...]

Read More...

lh_rock_racing_track

Reminder – Rock Racing at Leisure Hours Raceway

Wanted to show off a quick panorama shot of the Leisure Hours Raceway Rock Racing track! This track is a BLAST to drive on, but it’s not for the weak. Check out some of the action shots of the Yeti below. The rocks are huge, the turns are huge, the hills are huge! Go big or go home right? The [...]

Read More...

RC4WD Scrambler Offroad 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Scrambler Offroad 1.9″ Tires

Increase performance while putting a cool new look on your trail/scale machine with Scrambler Offroad 1.9″ Tires from RC4WD. The Scramblers were designed for a scale realistic look as well as improved traction while out on the trail. The tires are molded from RC4WD’s super soft X2SS rubber compound and fit 1.9″ wheels. Each tire weighs in 1.96oz and they [...]

Read More...

rc4wd-trail-finder-2

Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Travelin’ Man

My wife and I have booked a week long northern California trip for this fall, so naturally the first thing to hit my mind was “How can I get my scaler out there safely so I can trail in the mountains?” This is the question that many of us ask when heading to a vacation destination with cool terrain. I blame [...]

Read More...

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

New and hot from the good people at Vaterra is a 1972 Chevy K10 Ascender. The old school Chevy is a tribute to all the full scale custom built off-rigs that came before it. A fully licensed body that has been customized for hardcore off-roading sits on top of the rig, while Vaterra’s proven Ascender chassis sits below. Whether you [...]

Read More...

axial-scx102-axles

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Memorial Weekend Musings

Memorial Day Weekend is known for many things; the start of summer, kickoff to BBQ season, and the time when pools open all across the land. For gear heads it means a smorgasbord of racing. The Monaco Grand Prix, Indy 500, and Coke 600 all take place on the same day. Many local tracks (both of the full scale and r/c [...]

Read More...