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Updated Spektrum DX4S

Spektrum Updates the DX4S

The Spektrum DX4S has been a favorite of the basher crowd since its release. It has a mid-range price point, it has 4 channels, and it comes with AVC. Recently Spektrum made it better than ever with a few updates. The updates include- * Extended range of up to 1/2 mile * Improved user interface * Software bug fixes The DX4S gets a new [...]

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Spektrum S6270 Low Profile HV Race Servo

Spektrum S6270 Low Profile HV Race Servo

Low profiles servos are smaller and lighter than “normal” size, but can make for an easier install while still offering plenty of performance. The latest servo from Spektrum is a low profile unit called the S6270. The S6270 is blazing fast with a transit speed of .05 at 8.4 volts. It is no slouch at torque either with 174 oz-in [...]

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Horizon E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby Booth at E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby was out in force to support all the flyers at E-Fest 2015. Horizon had several of their team flyers in attendance to show off what their products can do in the hands of a skilled professional and they had a booth full of flying goodies to drool over as well. Something that really grabbed out attention in the Horizon [...]

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JConcepts JConcepts Spektrum DX4R-Pro Radio Bag

JConcepts Radio Bag for the Spektrum DX4R Pro

When you buy a high-end radio the last thing you want is for it to get damaged on the way to your local bash spot. To help give Spektrum DX4R Pro owners some peace of mind, JConcepts has announced a new Radio Bag. The JConcepts DX4R bag has a tough outer bag with easy access zipper, while the inside uses [...]

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Losi 8IGHT-E RTR Review

Losi 8IGHT-E RTR with AVC Review

8th scale buggies are prime bash machines, they are fast, corner well, and can make the biggest of the big jumps. We’ve been bash testing the new 8th scale Losi 8IGHT-E RTR for weeks now. Is it a burly bash machine? Can you go huge with it? Does it come with big power? How easily does it break? From: Losi Direct Link: [...]

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Losi XXX-SCB Brushless Review

Review – Losi XXX-SCB Brushless RTR with AVC

THE Losi XXX-SCB Brushless RTR Review from Horizon HobbyBack in 2011 Losi introduced the first RTR XXX-SCB. It looked like nothing else on the market and was a solid RTR. Now Losi has added brushless power and their AVC Stabilty Control. Is the new XXX-SCB a good basher? Does it have enough power to keep your interest? Is it worth [...]

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Losi XXX-SCT Brushless RTR

Losi XXX-SCT Brushless RTR with AVC

For all you power hungry bashers out there Losi has announced a brushless version of their popular XXX-SCT short course truck. The truck not only features a powerful 3300kV brushless motor, but also comes with their AVC stability system to make sure you can put all that power to the ground. A Spektrum 2.4GHz radio system is used for glitch [...]

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AVC Basics

AVC Basics for Bashers

Since we first got our hands on AVC Stability Control we have found it an invaluable tool for making our trucks easier to drive. Today we’ll be doing a short tutorial on what parts and pieces that it takes to put AVC in your truck. In later installments we’ll go over how to calibrate and install the AVC system, as [...]

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Losi Mini 8IGHT-T Truggy Review

Review – Losi Mini 8IGHT-T Truggy

In today’s review we’ll be taking a very up close and personal look at the Mini 8IGHT-T Truggy from Losi. The Mini 8IGHT-T comes in at 1/14 scale, bigger than most minis, but significantly smaller than a tenth scaled truck. It comes brushless powered and with the high zoot AVC that everyone is talking about. Can the Mini 8IGHT-T take [...]

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Losi LST XXL-2 Review

Review – Losi LST XXL-2 4WD Gasoline Monster Truck

THE Losi LST XXL-2 4WD Gasoline Monster Truck ReviewHype, hype, and more hype, that has been the name of the gas game so far. The first offering, the HPI Octane, seemed to come up a bit short of all the promises. Hit the “Read More” button below to read our review of the second gas burner to hit the market, [...]

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ECX Circuit 4wd Review

Review – ECX Circuit 4WD RTR Stadium Truck

THE ECX Circuit 4WD RTR ReviewMyself, like many of you, spent years driving 2wd Stadium Trucks. They were a whole lot easier to drive and bash with compared to a typical 2wd buggy. A 4wd stadium truck would have been even better, but there were very few available, and those that were tended to break all the time. ECX recently released [...]

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ECX Torment 4wd Review

Review – ECX Torment 4wd RTR Short Course Truck

THE ECX Torment 4wd RTR SCT ReviewECX, while still a relatively “new” brand, has made quite the splash in the bashing market. Their original 2wd Torment short course truck proved to be a capable bash machine, as well as several other vehicles in their line-up. We’ve been driving one of their new 4wd Torment RTR SCTs for a few weeks [...]

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Vaterra Ford Fiesta Rockstar Energy

Vaterra 1/10 Rockstar Energy Ford Fiesta RallyCross 4WD…

What is the latest off-road release from Vaterra? It is their Rockstar Energy Ford Fiesta RallyCross car. The Rockstar is a tenth scale, brushless powered, 4wd, sitting on the platform you might recognize from the Halix and Vaterra’s Ford Raptor. It comes dialed with AVC, active vehicle control, and like most other Vaterra products, has a trick looking body for [...]

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ECX Torment 4x4 Unboxing

Unboxing – ECX Torment 4×4 SCT RTR

Our full review of the ECX Torment 4wd SCT comes up later this week so it’s time for us to post the unboxing pictures. Take a look at the pictures below to see exactly what it looks like to crack the box open on a brand new Torment 4wd. After we opened the box, we noticed that everything you need to [...]

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Freqeskinz radio skins futaba spektrum

Freqeskinz Radio Skins for Futaba & Spektrum

Want to make your transmitter stand out in a crowd? That is easy to do with a skin/wrap from the crew over at Freqeskinz. For all you Futaba 4PL-PLS/4PK-S and Spektrum DX4S/DX4R Pro/DX3R Pro owners, Freqeskinz has some cool new designs so you can have the trickest radio at the local bash spot. The skins are made out of genuine [...]

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