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Castle Mamba Monster X Review

Castle Creations Mamba Monster X ESC Review

Bashers love power, the more the better, and Castle Creations has long been a source of brushless systems for us bashers. A few months ago they unveiled their new X line up of ESCs which introduced more features and other upgrades. Myself along with the rest of the BigSquid Bash Crew has been beating on the Mamba Monster X to [...]


Traxxas EZ-Peak Dual iD Battery Charger Review

Traxxas EZ-Peak Dual iD Charger Review

While Traxxas is primarily known for making the most successful line of rc cars our industry has ever seen, they also offer a lot of accessories. One of their latest chargers, the EZ-Peak Dual, features their iD battery identification connectors and has dual ports to get more packs charged in less time. Recently we put the EZ-Peak Dual through its [...]


FS Racing Victory Review

FS Racing Victory Monster Truck Review

Being a bash oriented website, we always welcome the chance to beat on a good monster truck. The last few weeks we’ve gotten the chance to test the FS Racing Victory, an affordable 1/10 scale 4wd. How does it hold up? Does it have enough power? Has does it handle the rough stuff? Read on to find out… Direct Link: [...]


Thunder Tiger Bushmaster Review

Thunder Tiger Bushmaster Buggy Review

There is a new 8th scale bash buggy on the market called the Bushmaster from Thunder Tiger. The Bushmaster comes on a fairly standard 8th scale buggy platform but has some nice scale touches like a roll cage and engine sound module. We’ve had a chance to run a few packs through it, read below to see what we found [...]


Traxxas Slash TSM 2wd VLX Review

Traxxas Slash TSM 2WD VXL Review

We all know that electronic stability control is changing the hobby, making nearly undrivable cars easy to wheel. For the last couple of months we’ve been testing the latest 2WD Slash VXL from Traxxas, a model that comes with TSM, otherwise known as Traxxas Stability Management. Is the latest version of the Slash a winner for the basher crowd? How [...]


ECX 4WD Brushless Circuit Review

ECX Brushless 4WD Circuit with AVC Review

If there was ever a truck targeted right at bashers it would have to be the ECX Brushless 4WD Circuit with AVC from Horizon Hobby. There is no racing class for it, has never really been a racing class for it, and with big brushless power and stability control it has the makings of a backyard beast. Is it a [...]


Driven Pro Drift Tires

Driven Pro Losi 1/24 Micro Drift Tire Review

Driven Productions made a name for themselves in the mini/micro community by offering affordable and innovative hop-ups. That was the reason we were stoked to get a set of their 1/24th Losi Micro Drift Tires and test them to see how they stacked up. Are they easy to install? Do they instantly turn your 24th scale Losi into a genuine [...]


Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Review

Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter Review

Exactly what is the Hobbico Pro Series Big 5 GPS Meter? It is an affordable and compact GPS unit that can be used to measure (and record) speed, distance, and altitude. We’ve been testing one for several weeks now to find out if it is worth the cash for a normal backyard basher. Exactly what did we find out? Keep [...]


Team Durango DEX8T Review

THE Team Durango DEX8T Truggy Review

Let’s face it, monster trucks and 8th scale truggies rule most bash areas. Their sheer size and power allow them to run amok over lesser bash-mobiles. One of the latest truggies to hit the market comes from Team Durango with their DEX8T Kit. Is it only suited for a race track? Does it out handle its competition? Can it go [...]


ECX Ruckus Brushless 4wd Review

ECX Brushless 4wd Ruckus Monster Truck Review

Want to talk about prime bashing machines? Then lets talk about brushless 4wd monster trucks, arguably the premier weapon of choice by backyard bashers across the globe. Today we’ll be talking a good close look at the entry from ECX into that class, the Ruckus Brushless 4wd with AVC from Horizon Hobby. Can it bash with the best of them? [...]


MultiRC HMB235 (17)

MultiRC HMB 235 Mini Quad Review With Video

3DBill here, and we got our hands on the Multi RC HMB 235 Mini Quad / FPV racer. We have been told that it can take a lot of abuse and come back for more.┬áThat’s usually a challenge that we like to hear. FPV Quad Racing is very hot right now, and if you are actually racing, you know you [...]


Losi TLD SCTE Review

Losi Ten-SCTE Troy Lee Designs RTR Review

If you are into motocross then you already know who Troy Lee is. If not, he is the helmet painter of the stars, known for impeccable custom helmet paint jobs and for very trick motocross apparel. Horizon Hobby teamed up with the Troy Lee Designs motocross/supercross team several years ago, now their collaboration has brought about a special edition Troy [...]


Dromida Brushless Review

Dromida Speed Series 1/18th Brushless 4WD RTR Review

In case you didn’t notice, the original brushed Dromida 18th Scalers flew off the shelves at local dealers. While the originals were fun to drive and held together well, they were missing one thing- big power. To right that situation Dromida has new versions of all their vehicles with Brushless Power Systems. Do the new vehicles give you a true [...]



Product Review – SSD Side Sliders for Vaterra Ascender

The Vaterra Ascender is a stout scaler that’s quickly become a viable platform to get your trail on. I recently built one and have been enjoying it. I had just one complaint with it….the plastic rock sliders. The plastic ones are a bit wobbly and I’m not big on the wrap around look with VATERRA stamped into them. As luck [...]


Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy Review

Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T RTR Truggy Review

Gasoline powered rc vehicles were supposed to be the next big thing. The HPI Octane seemingly came and went, just as the Losi Monster XXL did. Losi recently released both a buggy and truggy with their Dynamite Gasoline Powered Engine, we’ve been putting the 8IGHT-T truggy through its paces to see how it stacks up. Have they fixed the engine [...]