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Unboxing Losi Baja Rey

Unboxing The Losi Baja Rey Desert Truck

The Losi Baja Rey has been shipping for a while now, but we are just finishing up our review. We’ve been able to bash the truck for a few months, finding out what it is really made out of. If you haven’t picked one up yet, we are posting some pictures of what it looks like when you crack the [...]

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Pro-Line Brawler Clod Buster 2.6 White Wheels

Pro-Line Brawler Clod Buster 2.6″ Wheels In White

Ya know those big, burly Clod Buster Brawler wheels that Pro-Line put out a while back? Well, P-L has announced that they will soon be available in white. These have a great scale look and have previously been available in gray. The 2.6″ Brawlers in white come in two different offsets- stock and a plus 17.5mm. Pricing is $33 with [...]

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Kyosho Chevrolet 1970 Chevelle SS

Teaser – Kyosho 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS

Here ya go folks, pictures of the upcoming 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS from Kyosho. Our friends over at Hobby Media were busy covering the Tokyo Hobby Show over the weekend where they were able to snap a few shots of this highly anticipated model. The Chevelle SS will be part of Kyosho’s Fazer VEi series, which means it will come [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Basic Paint Type Advice

I was recently painting my RC4WD Blazer body when I had the thought that it was time for a paint PSA. One of the most common noob questions is “Can I use spray paint on my body?”. I sometimes see experienced hobbyists (those who don’t do any body work) fall prey to this erroneous misconception as well. The answer, of course, is [...]

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DarkDragonWing Motorized Steering Wheel Kit

DarkDragonWing Motorized Steering Wheel Kit

Want to up the scale realism factor on your next custom build? Looking for something that will “Wow!” the crowd at your next bash/scale crawling/drift event? Check out the DarkDragonWing Motorized Steering Wheel Kit. The DarkDragonWing kit allows the steering wheel in your car/truck to turn along with the steering on your transmitter. The kit comes with everything needed for [...]

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RC4WD Scale Garage

New Scale Garage Items From RC4WD

RC4WD just keeps pumping out amazing scale products. When you are super hard-core into the scale revolution, you gotta have a scale truck, plus have a scale garage to park it in. To help pimp out your rc garage, RC4WD has just announced a Scale Garage Series Metal Handy Cart and a Scale Garage Series V8 Engine Stand. The Handy Cart [...]

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SSD Aluminum Wheels

2 New Wheels From SSD RC

Just announced by SSD are a pair of new Aluminum Beadlock Wheels. For all you drivers with 1.9″ tires, SSD has the Assassin in silver. For the 2.2″ crowd, they have introduced the Rock Racer. Both wheels are machined from high quality aluminum and feature an internal beadlock system. 12mm hexes are standard on both, as are removable hubs. The Assassin [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – So Many Projects

Happy Friday all ye faithful. This is, without a doubt, THE best time of the year to go scaling. The midwest temperatures are┬ápleasant, the scenery is great, and trees haven’t started to shed leaves all over the trails just yet. While Spring earns high marks for alleviating cabin fever, Fall takes the cake as far as I’m concerned. While Fall is [...]

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RC4WD Aluminum Wheel Review

RC4WD Aluminum SCT Wheel And Tire Review

Can you get high-end performance while getting the ultimate in scale realism? That was the primary question that was on our minds when we got a chance to review a set of high-end aluminum wheels and licensed tires from RC4WD. Our Bash Crew has been thrashing a set of RC4WD Raceline Aluminum SCT Wheels and Mickey Thompson SCT Tires for [...]

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Kyosho Motorcycle

2 New Motorcycles From Kyosho

Just announced by Kyosho are a pair of new motorcycles in their “Hanging On Racer” series. The first bike is a 1991 Honda NSR500 with the second being a 1992 S.R.T. SUZUKI RGV-╬ô. Both bikes will come as kits and feature a rider that sways side-to-side as the bike leans into corners. Scale detailing is high on both bikes, as [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Brown Sound

I recently had the chance to experience an ESS r/c sound system first hand. It was both extremely cool and super loud! Pegging the throttle and hearing the rumble of a big block v8 (that sounded very accurate!) is a lot more fun than I initially thought it would be. There is a by-product of this, however- the oddity of driving [...]

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RC4WD Ballistic Offroad Havoc 1.7 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Ballistic Offroad Havoc 1.7″ Beadlock Wheels

Coming soon to a hobby shop near you are 1.7″ Ballistic Offroad Havoc Beadlock Wheels from RC4WD. These are high-end all aluminum wheels sporting great scale looks and beefy construction. Now all you guys looking for upgrade 1.7″ wheels have another great option from RC4WD. * Officially licensed by Ballistic Offroad Wheel Company * CNC machined from billet aluminum * 12mm hex * Scale [...]

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Tamiya MAN TGX French Blue

Tamiya French Blue Edition MAN TGX 18.540 XLX

Recently announced by Tamiya is the French Blue Edition of their MAN TGX 18.540 4×2 XLX. The MAN is 1/14th scale in size, which still makes it fairly large, and sports some serious scale realism in its design. The hard plastic ABS body comes pre-painted in French Blue with a clear topcoat applied for extra durability. * Durable ladder frame * 3 [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Mt. Rushmore of Scalers

It’s one of my favorite Fridays of the year- the kickoff to Labor Day Weekend! That means fall is about to arrive, complete with football, apple cider, and habitable temperatures. So with that in mind, let’s do something a little different. I had a fun conversation with friends awhile back where we were discussing- “If there was a Mt. Rushmore of [...]

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Killerbody Toyota Land Cruiser

Killerbody Toyota Land Cruiser 70 At AsiaTees Hobbies

Now being teased by our friends over at AsiaTees Hobbies is a Toyota Land Cruiser 70 Hard Body by Killerbody RC. Made from ABS plastic, the Toyota has incredible amounts of scale detailing and comes with loads of accessories. Like most products from Killerbody, there will be at least a couple of different versions, one of which that will include [...]

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