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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 [...]

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RPM Shock Duplicator

RPM Shock Duplicator

When you build a pair of shocks you want them to both act in the same way when you are finished. That’s why RPM RC has created the Shock Duplicator. The Duplicator is an inexpensive way of checking your shocks after you build (or re-build) them. * Fits most 1/8 to 1/16 scale shocks * Fits shocks up to 158mm in length * [...]

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HPI Screwdriver Temp Gauge

HPI Racing Pro-Series Temp-Driver

We like combo tools, or should I say that we like saving room in our tool box. That’s why when we saw the new HPI Temp-Driver we were pretty stoked. While out tuning a nitro engine the two tools you need the most are a small straight slot screwdriver and a temp gauge, luckily the new Temp-Driver has both. * Measures [...]

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Associated Factory Team T-Handle Ratchet Driver

Associated Factory Team T-Handle Ratchet Driver

Get a grip on your wrenching life with the new T-Handle Ratchet Driver from Team Associated. The ratchet driver is super easy to use, simply insert a 1/4″ hex head tip (not included), flick a switch for the direction you want to rotate, then get to work. The ratchet has a street price of $12, its part number is #1679, and [...]

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Tekno Wheel Wrench

Tekno RC 17mm Wheel Wrench & Shock Cap Tool

A proper wheel wrench comes in mighty handy when bashing, especially when working on 8th scale buggies/truggies/monster trucks. The latest to hit the market comes from Tekno RC. Their new 17mm Wheel Wrench & Shock Cap Tool is made from CNC machined aluminum and is as strong as it is versatile. Not only can it give you the extra leverage [...]

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O.S. Speed Tools Review

O.S. Speed Tools Product Spotlight

To do the job right, you must have the right tools, hence the reason many hobbyists choose to cut the check for “the good stuff” instead of “el’ cheapos”. Known best for their elite nitro engines, O.S. Speed also has a line of uber tools. Recently we got a chance to test (read- beat-on, use as pry bars, try to destroy) [...]

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JConcepts Ride Height Gauge

JConcepts Aluminum Ride Height Gauge

Get dialed in with the new Aluminum Ride Height Gauge from JConcepts. Why do you need one? Well, you could “eyeball” your ride height like our Bash Crew member Iron Mike does, but when accurately set you can count on improved handling, thus making it easier to go fast and pass your buddies. * Made from lightweight aluminum * Anodized in either [...]

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Tekno Tools

Tekno RC Releases New Hex Wrenches and Nut Drivers

Looking for some high-end tools to make wrenching easier? If so, Tekno RC has just launched a new line of Hex Wrenches and Nut Drivers. Ranging in price from $23 to $27, they feature CNC machined high carbon steel 4mm shank tips and weighted aluminum handles. Gun metal anodizing aids in wear resistance while giving them a trick look. Each [...]

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Factory Team Shock Shaft Pliers

Team Associated Factory Team Shock Shaft Pliers

Team Associated has announced a high-end set of Shock Shaft Pliers. Sure, you could just use paper towels on a set of normal pliers, but an uber set looks much more trick in your tool box. Some of the highlights of the AE Factory Team set includes- * Large clamping surface and long handle for more leverage * Anodized blue with laser-etched [...]

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AKA Tire Punch

New Pit Tools from AKA

The folks at AKA have announced three new products to make your life in the pits easier. First up is a 2 N 1 Handheld Wheel Balancer. Their new balancer fits both 12 and 17mm wheel hexes which covers the majority of short course trucks, 10th scale buggies, and 8th scalers on the market. Its small size takes up very [...]

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Schumacher RC Hauler Bag

Schumacher Hauler Bag

The longer you are into rc, the more stuff you end up hauling around, at some point a hauler bag becomes a must have item. Schumacher has announced a big new hauler bag to help get all your gear to the track or local bash spot. Sized at 54 x 37 x 60cm, it comes with 5 tough corrugated boxes, [...]

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AKA Double Play Nut Driver

AKA Double Play Nut Driver

We are all about saving space and having the right tool for the job. Enter from stage left, the new AKA Double Play Nut Driver. The Double Play has a machined aluminum handle to shave weight, while it saves space by putting both a 5.5 & 7mm socket into one wrench. A hard anodized finished gives it a cool factory [...]

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Revolution Design Ultra Torque Wrenches

Revolution Design’s New Ultra Torque Wrenches

Are you a tool snob? If you raise your hand yes, the folks over at Revolution Design Racing Products have some new high-end wrenches for you. Available in 2.0, 2.5 and 3.0mm, they have a large butterfly handle to bust loose even the most stubborn of bolts. The part number for the 2.0 is #RDRP0227, the 2.5 is #RDRP0228, and [...]

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Novak Wire Stripper Cutter

Novak Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper and Cutter Tool

If you are an avid hobbyist, chances are you do a lot of solding on your cars and trucks. There is nothing like having the proper tool to get a job done right so the crew over at Novak have announced a Wire Stripper and Cutter Tool. Some of its features include- * Built in cutter * Comfortable handles * Blades automatically [...]

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AKA Nut Driver

Coming Soon – AKA 7mm & 5.5mm Nut Driver

To make your life of wrenching a little easier, the crew over at AKA are teasing a nifty 2-n-1 Nut Driver. It fits the common 7 and 5.5mm nuts you are always wrenching on and was designed to save some space in your tool box. Hit up This Link to check out AKA’s official website. Get more AKA news Right Here [...]

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