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The folks over at Pro-Line Racing seem very happy about the results they had at the IFMAR 1:8 Off-Road World Championships! Pro-Line’s Revolver in M3 compound was the tire of choice and 8 out of 12 drivers in the finals were running them! The top 4 spots were won with Pro-Lines not to mention Hara [...]
Storm brewing? One of the rc industries leading chassis manufactures is making an interesting move at the largest rc trade show, I-Hobby, this October. Traditionally in the rc world, a chassis manufacture will make a product, sell it at a slight profit to one or more distributors, and let the distributors handle the task of reselling the product to the hobby [...]
We finally have our review up of the DuraTrax RT-X 27, and guess what.. it has officially gotten a Basher Approved rating! Head over to the RC Reviews section and check it out! If you are in the mood for a new RC Nitro truck this might be what you need! Read it here: DuraTrax RT-X 27 Review.
For those of you looking to take over the world 1/24th at a time VS Tank has just announced the VS 1/24 Scale Russian KV-2.It features all-wheel suspension and the ability to climb 35 degree inclines. Up to 6 tanks can do battle at once firing infrared beams with real cannon sounds. The tanks come RTR [...]
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HPI Racing has announced the new RTR Brama 10B with EB10 Buggy Body! This is the first electric 4WD buggy from HPI! The concept is to make it easy to work on, affordable and tough. The Brama 10B comes ready-to-run, all you need to do is charge the batteries and GO! I might have to check one [...]
Ok, this has been long over due, and I finally have it started! I am currently working on a new version of the Videos page! Everything from RC Drag Racing, RC Monster Trucks, RC Cars, RC Drifting and Bashing to contest drawings is being collected into one place! It’s going to take a few days to get all the videos together.. [...]
So who’s the fastest rc racer on planet Earth right now? Well today after winning the 8th scale off road world championship, arguably it is Japans Atsushi Hara. This is quite shocking, and shocking for several reasons. Reason #1- Hara drives for HPI/Hot Bodies. While HPI has always made awesome cars and trucks, they aren’t known for being a tour de [...]
Ever since Traxxas decided to be different and create their own Dean’s plug, people have had to modify their packs. While I think most RC’ers and Bashers just go ahead and cut off the Traxxas plug and add a Deans on there, there are still a few people who like to keep it simple. Well for [...]
Ok, check these out! New from Team Checkpoint are these 7.4v 4800mAh Saddle Pack LiPo Battries! The press release mentions that they fix sedans and buddies, but I’m thinking these things would be sweet for RC Rock Crawling! You could balance your weight more precisely, just the way you want. Cool! The full press release will be [...]
News from Scooter Motor Works is that their Power Pack Li-Po are available for sale through Stormers Hobbies and RC Madness and through Scooters Motorworks web site. For Hobby Shop sales contact ERI Distributors. All three batteries come in a ROAR legal size hard case with a Tamiya connector attached and with a pair of 3.5mm [...]
Whoa! Check this body out! Pro-Line Racing has announced the new Recon body. It’s sized to fit monster trucks and 2.2″ Rock Crawlers! It’s got a cool simulated canvas cover and looks very military like. It’s ready to fit the T-Maxx, Revo, Savage and Scorpion! If you want to look different, this body will get [...]
Pro-Line Racing has just announced their new SHIFT body for the Team Associated RC8T and Mugen MBX-6. Pro-Line has been doing a great job of getting the first after market bodies out for new vehicles. The SHIFT body is the first after market body for both the RC8T and MBX-6. So if you [...]
Anybody else watch live CORR racing this weekend? I certainly did, and I was personally enthralled the entire time. The people at CORR have gotten their act together, and are making their run at the mainstream. A relatively great tv package, good on track racing, cross motorsports personalities, combine with a large induction of “mainstream” advertising money, has grown the [...]