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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 [...]

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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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2016 ARRMA Typhon Buggy Review

2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy Review

When first introduced last year, the ARRMA Typhon BLX 1/8 Buggy was a hit with the bashing crowd. It had a 6S capable power system, long travel suspension, and a high-tech look. Not one’s to rest on their laurels, ARRMA has upgraded the Typhon for 2016. The Typhon now comes with a Tactic radio system, new wheels, a new rear [...]

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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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Duratrax Approach CR Tire Review

Duratrax Approach CR 1.9″ Tire Review

Tires are hands down the number one upgrade you can make to nearly an rc vehicle. That doesn’t just apply to “race” vehicles, you can easily transform the handling characteristics of any rc car by bolting up stickier tires. A couple months ago Duratrax threw their hat into the ring of upgrade tires for the scale/trail/rock crawling crowd. We tested [...]

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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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Sweep Monster Truck Road Crusher Belted Tires

Sweep Racing Road Crusher Belted Monster Truck Tire Review

Do you have a way overpowered brushless 1/8 Monster Truck or Truggy? Is your truck so fast that it is simply impossible to drive full throttle? Do your current tires balloon so badly that they resemble the extra large pie at your local pizza joint when pinned wfo? For consumers like you, Sweep Racing has developed Road Crusher Belted Monster [...]

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Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

For several years the crew over at Duratrax have been making aftermarket tires that are both affordable and high performance. For 2016 they have expanded their line-up to include tires for the rock crawling and trail driving crowd. Recently we got a chance to give their new Deep Woods CR tires a spin to see how they worked. Do they [...]

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Kershaw Designs X-Maxx Brushless LiPo Review

Review - Kershaw Designs Traxxas X-Maxx Brushless/LiPo Upgra…

Hey, in case you didn’t get the memo, the Traxxas X-Maxx is a big deal now days, not only in size but in the way it has taken off with the bash crowd. The X-Maxx pretty much rocks out of the box, with one exception, a watered down power system. While the stock brushless system has decent power, it is [...]

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ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

If you’ve been bashing for any amount of time then you are already familiar with the 2wd ECX Torment from Horizon Hobby. It has proven to be the bash machine of choice for many people and won our Short Course Truck Shootout not that long ago. The latest version of the Torment is much the same but comes with some [...]

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Kyosho Optima Buggy Review

Kyosho Vintage Series Optima Buggy Review

For the past few years, vintage cars have been making a big comeback. Perhaps one of the most beloved buggies from the 1980s was the Kyosho Optima. It was known for being a fierce competitor on the track, as well as being the very first 4wd race buggy for a whole lot of drivers. A few months ago Kyosho decided [...]

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Castle Mamba XL X Brushless Review

Castle Mamba XL X Brushless System Review

With 2016 being dubbed “The Year of Large Scale”, there are a large number of consumers looking for 1/5th scale power systems. Whether it be for an electric converted HPI Baja 5B, or the new Traxxas X-Maxx, big power systems are in demand. A few months ago Castle Creations announced their new Mamba XL X brushless power system. The new [...]

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Impulse RC Alien 5″ FPV Quad – Build & In-Depth Review

If you do a quick Google search for “FPV racing drone”, you will almost certainly be instantly overwhelmed with potential choices. As FPV racing and drones in general explode in popularity, there are new products hitting the market every second. When I set out to build my first high-end FPV racing/freestyle quadcopter, and I mean REALLY build it from the [...]

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Review – Pro-Line Brawler Monster Truck Wheels

Not since Tamiya was duking it out with Kyosho during the late 80’s/early 90’s have solid axle monster trucks ever been as popular as they are now. Slowly but surely the aftermarket has started to come around and unlike years past, it’s now relatively easy for the average hobbyist to get one together. However, for the longest time a good wheel has [...]

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MaxAmps 9000XL X-Maxx LiPo Battery Review

MaxAmps 9000XL X-Maxx LiPo Battery Review

Assuming you aren’t living on Mars, you’ve probably noticed that the Traxxas X-Maxx has taken the bashing world by storm. However, it is a huge beast that is not only hard on batteries, but also known for sucking normal packs dry in a matter of minutes. The folks at MaxAmps heard the cries for more power and longer runtimes, therefore [...]

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