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Our little boy is growing up. *sniff* Congratulations to our own Adam the Intern on graduating high school today! Apparently there will be some money changing hands due to a few side bets, but all in good fun! Where does the time go? When we first met Adam he was about this tall (I’m holding my hand about a foot above [...]
Duratrax is expanding their line-up of Onyx 35C Lipo Batteries. The 35C Onyx Lipo’s are known for accurate capacities and offering a great bang-for-the-buck. Available in soft or hard pack, with Traxxas or Dean’s connectors, there is an Onyx for nearly any application. DTXC1930 11.1V 1300mAh 3S Soft Case Deans, $22.99 DTXC1931 11.1V 1300mAh 3S Soft Case Traxxas, $25.99 DTXC1936 7.4V 2000mAh 2S [...]
The old Futaba 4PL was known as one of the best basher transmitters of all time. It’s replacement, the new 4PLS is even better yet keeps the same $249 price point. The big news on the 4PLS is the addition of telemetry, allowing the driver to monitor temperature, voltage, and rpm in real time and the ability to log the data [...]
Pro Boat has just announced another new 9″ boat, this one is a deep-v called the Impulse 9. The Impulse 9 is designed to be used in small areas like a pool or a pond, and comes with a street price of only $79. Some of its key features include- * Everything needed comes in the box * Brushed 180 motor * 6 [...]
Hoping you guys can keep me from going insane! I bought a used Castle esc with a 4 pole motor yesterday. I tested it shortly inside last night and it worked. Today I turn it on, and the esc don’t beep, and I have no throttle. Only a red light on the esc. Does not change with throttle. I triple [...]
It’s time for summer fun on the water and Pro Boat has just announced their new Blackjack 9 Catamaran. The Blackjack 9 is small enough to use in tight places like a swimming pool and comes with a street price of only $79. Some of its features include- * Everything needed comes in the box * Brushed 180 size motor * 2.4 GHz [...]
Have you seen those 20 minute rc vehicle unboxing videos, where they don’t even touch or open the box for the first 10 minutes? Yea.. you know the ones.. we fall asleep too! Well we decided to add our own twist to this popular video genre. For the record, we did not pick the Vaterra for any particular reason. We [...]
Vaterra made huge waves earlier in the year with the announcement of their new line-up of scale realistic, bash worthy machines. The latest addition to their line-up is the GT-R Nismo GT3. The Vaterra Nismo GT3 comes with the same Vaterra V100-C 4wd on-road chassis that sits under their other on-road cars, but sports the trick new officially licensed body [...]
The Losi XXX platform just keeps on rolling with the latest version being the new Tough Country XXX-SCT Brushless truck. The legendary XXX platform is the backbone of the truck, while a Dynamite 2S 3000 mah Lipo battery and Dynamite 4 pole 3300kv brushless system provide the power. Some of its key features include- * Waterproof speed controller and servo * Spektrum [...]
We are going live at 9pm CST! So hang out, chat, ask questions, and enjoy the weekly chit-chat! The Live show is now over, please enjoy the replay below on YouTube. There was some good stuff this evening.. even a teaser video!
The Traxxas 1/16th Summit is a versatile bash machine, but just like the bionic man it can be made stronger and faster. The crew over at T-Bone Racing (TBR) have just announced a new chassis brace for the little Summit. Made out of .125″ black nylon and mounted with 12 screws along the bottom of the truck, the TBR brace [...]
Eighth scale buggies are still popular among the bash crowd because they drive so well and take a good beating. There is also a large population of hobbyists that enjoy building their own cars. Ofna’s latest 8th scale buggy is the nitro powered X3 Sabre Pro. The X3 Sabre Pro comes as an un-assembled kit letting you put the buggy [...]
If you haven’t heard, Robbie Gordon’s Stadium Super Truck Series is now in full swing. The SST series looks to be more extreme than previous indoor truck events. A couple of weeks ago at the San Diego round the SST track featured several supercross style doubles and a crazy do-or-die crossover section. As further proof of just how crazy these [...]
There are a lot of people out there looking for the perfect combination of scale looking parts to make their rig the coolest one at their local crawl spot or trail. The problem is there just aren’t that many companies making cool looking scale upgrade products. The crew over at TheToyz saw the need for scale products and have introduced [...]
The crew over at Kyosho Japan have just posted information on their new Plazma LM Toyota TS020, a scale stunner for all you fans of Le Mans racing. Kyosho hit in the nail on the head with the body, it looks just like its full scale counterpart, a lean mean race machine. Under the hood the Toyota TS020 is based [...]