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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – CARISMA SCA-1E LWB 1976 FORD F-150

Carisma RC recently hooked us up with some rigs to play around with and see what we think. Tim and Cubby got the 1981 4-Door Range Rover Classic and I got the SCA-1E LWB 1976 Ford F-150. I have been keeping a close eye on the Carisma Ford F-150 since it was released since I love me some Fords from [...]

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ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

THE ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

Whoa, ARRMA just dropped a 1/5th Scaler?!?! Yes indeed hardcore rc enthusiast, ARRMA has just announced their highly anticipated 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Monster Truck. Yes it is huge! Yes it is designed for hardcore bashing! Yes it comes with a Spektrum 8S capable SMART speedo! Yes it has huge tires! Nobody reads this part anyways, LOL, so let’s just [...]

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EVERYBODY'S SCALIN' - AXIAL RACING SCX10 II 1955 FORD F-100 …

Axial Racing has not let up on the scale skinny pedal all year and has released another rig! The new Axial Racing SCX10 II Ford F-100 RTR is taking the RTR body game to another level with a four-piece bed and the super scale hinge pin body mounts. The 1955 Ford F-100 is a much-needed scale body in an 1/10 [...]

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Carisma 1981 Range Rover SCA-1E RTR Review

Carisma 1981 Range Rover SCA-1E RTR Review

The crew at Carisma have been putting out highly scale realistic cars for decades. Ivan and his crew have always gone a bit above and beyond to ensure their products not only performed well, but also looked immaculate. Case in point is Carisma’s new 1981 Range Rover scale crawler. The Range Rover sports a classic off-road look with a seriously [...]

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Futaba 4PM Radio Transmitter Review RC

Futaba 4PM Radio Review

Overall, what is the #1 upgrade that you can make on your new RTR? In most cases, if you are truly looking to improve overall performance, that would be to replace the radio. You see, RTR radios are known for lackluster performance, as well as terrible ergonomics. For the last few weeks we’ve been testing the Futaba 4PM. The 4PM comes [...]

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Sweep Racing 1/8 Road Crusher Belted Tire Review

Sweep Racing 1/8 Road Crusher Belted Tire Review

Belted tires are all the rage now days and Sweep Racing has been one of the first to offer that technology to the rc bashing world. Sweep recently announced new limited edition chrome Road Crusher Belted Tires and we could not wait to try them out. How much grip do they have? Do they hold up well? Read on to [...]

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Traxxas Maxx Monster Truck Review

THE Traxxas Maxx 1/10 Monster Truck Review

There is no doubt that Traxxas is best known for their monster trucks. Their latest is the 1/10th scaled Maxx, which is modeled after the beastly large scale X-Maxx. Designed to be the “king of the hill” for tenth scaled monster trucks, the crew at Traxxas spent months on the Maxx dialing it in. How fast is the new Maxx? [...]

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SMC Racing 4S 9400mAh 75C LiPo Battery Review

SMC Racing True Spec DV 4S 9400mAh 75C LiPo Battery Review

Do you know how hard it is to find a large scale LiPo pack at an affordable price? Well, the folks over at SMC Racing sure do, hence their powerful True Spec DV 4S 9400mAh 75C LiPo pack that is priced well under the Hundy dollar mark. We’ve been giving a pair of the SMC 4S 9400s a workout in [...]

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Gmade GOM Rockbuggy RTR Review

Gmade GOM Rock Buggy RTR Review

RC rock crawling is all the rage now days and Gmade has been producing some very cool trucks for the genre. Over the last couple of months, we’ve been able to check out their GOM Rock Buggy RTR. The GOM is an affordable rock buggy that was designed for serious off-roading. How long does it take to get the GOM [...]

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Kyosho Outlaw Rampage PRO Kit Review

Kyosho Outlaw Rampage PRO Kit Review

Scale trucks are all the rage now days, but most of them are of the crawling/slow variety. For the ever growing bunch of consumers that demand some speed with their scale looks, Kyosho has released the Outlaw Rampage PRO Kit. The Outlaw Rampage is big on the scale detailing, but also caters to the hardcore hobby crowd by coming as [...]

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TRAXXAS TRX-6 Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6 – REVIEW

Well, someone had to go and wake up the sleeping giant that is Traxxas. A few weeks ago Traxxas dropped a bombshell otherwise known as the TRX-6 Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6×6. The pictures alone sparked up a fire of conversation that consumed anything else that was happening in the scale world. So how did Traxxas do with their first [...]

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ARRMA Infraction 6S BLX Review

It’s rare when a company comes out with a product that you would never expect, and even more rare when that product does not look like anything else you have ever seen. This is exactly what ARRMA RC and Horizon Hobby did when they released the 1/7 Scale Infraction 6S BLX. Does this street basher fire on all cylinders? Keep [...]

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Hitec D956WP Waterproof Servo Review

Hitec D956WP Waterproof Servo Review

It seems like everybody now days is looking for a good quality waterproof servo, that won’t die within the first month on the trail. To help give hobbyists a heavy duty option for a waterproof servo, the folks over at Hitec have released the D956WP. The D956WP was designed for serious waterproofing, as well as serious torque. We’ve been using [...]

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Spektrum S1200 DC Smart Battery Charger Review

Spektrum S1200 DC Smart Battery Charger Review

As a long time innovative leader in the radio world, Spektrum and Horizon Hobbies is now setting out to become a force in the LiPo battery and charger world. New from Spektrum is a full line of SMART Technology batteries, chargers, and accessories. While we have been using several of their new SMART units, this week we are doing a [...]

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Review – CEN Racing HL150 and B50 Solid Axle Monster Trucks

Monster Truck fans have been anticipating the release of the CEN Racing 1/10 Solid Axle MT Series trucks for awhile now, and we’ve spent the last few weeks putting not one, but both of them (the HL150 and B50, to be more exact), through their paces. How do these rigs hold up? Read on to find out! #gallery-73 { margin: auto; } #gallery-73 .gallery-item [...]

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