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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 [...]


RC4WD Tough Armor front Bumper G2 Cruiser

RC4WD Tough Armor Front Bumper for G2 Cruiser

Add a nice touch of scale realism to your Gelande II Cruiser Truck Kit with a fully licensed Tough Armor Front Bumper from RC4WD. The bumper has a tough scale appearance and is made from heavy duty steel and aluminum. For added realism, the bumper has been hand welded and powder coated in black. * Corrosion resistant * Comes with built-in [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – Hard Bodies vs. Lexan Shells

One of the most divisive subjects when it comes to scaling is what kind of body to use. No, I don’t mean Ford or Chevy, I mean fully interior’d, abs plastic or styrene hard bodies vs. standard lexan shells. Many of the truly hardcore types believe that a hard body is the only way to go for a “true” scaler. A [...]



RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser Kit Review

With the r/c scale movement white hot, previously niche manufacturer RC4WD is quickly becoming a household name among hobbyists. Their latest release, the Gelande II Cruiser, channels the spirit of one of the most famous off-roaders in automotive history, the legendary Toyota FJ40. Is the Cruiser a runner or just a looker? Read on to find out. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Gelande II Cruiser Unboxing [...]



RC4WD Gelande 2 Cruiser Unboxing

Just last week the folks at RC4WD announced their latest and greatest uber scale builder’s kit, the Gelande 2 Cruiser. As you can see, the truck comes as a kit with several sections preassembled (axles, transmission and transfer case most notably). The star of the show is the injection molded Cruiser body, inspired by the legendary Toyota FJ60. Yep, the body [...]


RC4WD Gelande II RTR D90 Truck

RC4WD Limited Edition Gelande II RTR D90

The folks over at RC4WD have announced a new limited edition version of the Gelande II D90 that comes with multiple accessories to give it even more scale realism. Anchored by an aluminum ladder chassis, licensed parts from Warn, Rock Krawler, and ARB give this truck amazing looks while being fully capable on the trail. Some of its highlights include- * [...]



Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - RC4WD Gelande 2 Impres…

I had been eying one of RC4WD‘s uber scale kits for quite some time so a few weeks ago I finally took the plunge on a Gelande 2. I’ve now had the time to give it a proper beating and see what it’s really made of. Is the beauty merely skin deep? Click “Read More” below to find out what [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ For the Weekend – Ramble On

It’s been a very busy week over here so forgive me for being a bit scatterbrained! TGIF indeed. As the pic above shows, I received my RC4WD Gelande 2 and have started the build. Thus far I’ve been very impressed with the kit. Everything was laid out in well marked screw bags or packed neatly in foam (many of the pieces [...]


RC4WD Gelande II Truck Kit w/Defender D90 Body

Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - I Fought Gelande and G…

Happy Friday! I hope everyone out there is in as good a mood as I am. The weather is FINALLY turning around, my beloved St. Louis Blues just landed a star goalie (Ryan Miller), my favorite band just released an awesome new record (Drive-by Truckers), my favorite game has a sequel coming out in a couple days (Dark Souls) and [...]