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Pro-Line PRO-MT 4x4 Review

Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4 Monster Truck Review

A few years ago Pro-Line made huge news by releasing their very first truck, the PRO-2 SCT. Shortly on the heals of the PRO-2 was the PRO-MT, a truck that went on to become a Bash Vehicle Of The Year winner. Always a company to push the limits of technology, Pro-Line made huge news again this year with the announcement [...]


2018 ARRMA Typhon Review

ARRMA 2018 Typhon BLX Buggy Review

ARRMA has done a great job over the years of keeping their product line updated. Recently, ARRMA started rolling out their 2018 model line-up. Their 8th scale line-up received a bunch of updates including a new battery box, various stronger plastic parts, and new rear wings. The 2018 Typhon received all the latest updates to improve on an already potent [...]


Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo Review

Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby Review

In the bashing world, dual port chargers are extremely popular. A typical basher often times heads out with 2 or more cars, which if you run a lot, creates a lot of battery packs that need charging. A couple months ago we started using the Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby. It is a dual port charger with [...]


Losi EIGHT-E RTR Review

LOSI 8IGHT-E Buggy Review from Horizon Hobby

Oh yes, 1/8th scale brushless buggies are gnarly beasts. No matter where we go to bash, there are always nuclear fast 8th scalers running around. One of the leaders in 8th scale is Losi. Their full scoot race rigs are well known for winning national titles and for being some of the best handling machines that money can buy. Over [...]


Review – HPI Venture Toyota FJ Cruiser

The HPI Venture Toyota FJ Cruiser is finally here. Was it worth the wait? Let’s cut to the chase and find out. From: HPI Racing Direct Link: HPI Venture Toyota FJ Cruiser Unboxing: BSRC Unboxes the Venture FJ Review By: Doug Welker Photography By: Doug Welker Specs: RTR or Kit: RTR 2wd or 4wd: 4wd Shaft or Belt: Shaft Electric or Gas: Electric Scale: 1/10th Length: 20.7″ (527mm) Width: 9″ (227mm) Height: 9.4″ (238mm) with roof rack, 8.5″ [...]


Thunder Tiger Toyota Hilux 1/12 Pickup Truck Review

From: Thunder Tiger Direct Link: 1/12th Toyota Hilux Pickup RTR Review By: Doug Welker Photography By: Doug Welker Specs: RTR or Kit: RTR 2wd or 4wd: 4wd Shaft or Belt: Shaft Electric or Gas: Electric Scale: 1/12th Length: 372 mm Width: 177.8 mm Wheelbase: 225mm Weight: 2.4 lbs with included battery Motor: Brushed 380 Size Speed Controller: WP-1040 Low Voltage Cut-off: Yes Radio: 2.4 ghz TF-3 Differentials: Locked Shocks: Friction Servo Saver: Yes Screws: Metric/Hex Tires: Thunder Tiger Battery: 850mah Li-Ion 7.4V Part Number: T6603-F132-A1 Warranty: “Thunder Tiger Corporation guarantees this [...]


Redcat Everest Gen7 Pro Review

Redcat Racing Everest Gen7 Pro Review

Redcat Racing shook the scale crawling world with their announcement of the Everest Gen7 Pro. The Gen7 Pro is loaded with scale details and the new platform promises serious trail/rock performance. With a low price point and tons of features, how does it stack up against some of the stiffest competition in the industry? Is it worth your hard earned [...]


Spektrum DX5R Review

Spektrum DX5R from Horizon Hobby Review

With the introduction of the DX5R, the folks at Spektrum and Horizon Hobby hoped to produce the ultimate basher radio. To be bashing oriented, it means to offer a whole lot of bang for the buck and the DX5R comes loaded with features for a very reasonable price point. We’ve been using the DX5R for a couple of months now [...]


Losi Baja Rey Review

Horizon Hobby Losi Baja Rey Desert Truck Review

We don’t have to tell you just how hot scale products are right now, they are burning up the sales floor. The folks over at Losi have combined scale looks with a tough 4wd truck on their new Baja Rey Desert Truck. The Baja Rey features loads of scale detailing on the outside, with a brushless power system, AVC stability [...]


2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Review

2018 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy Review

Always looking to improve, ARRMA made a bunch of updates to the 2018 edition of the Talion BLX Truggy. The ’18 gets a lower new body, a lower wing mount, lower towers, new wheels/tires, as well as some beefed up plastic parts. The previous edition of the Talion was well known for being an epic bash machine, is the 2018 [...]


Graupner HGM SOR +T S4088 Servo Review

Product Spotlight - Graupner/GM HGM SOR +T S4088 Brushless S…

You know, it isn’t easy finding a high-end servo for a decent price. Harder still is finding a high-end water resistant servo at a reasonable price point. If you are in the market for such a servo, have a look at the Graupner/GM Racing HGM SOR +T S4088. The 4088 is loaded with high-end features, including being water resistant, and [...]


Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Chassis Review

Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Body-Less RTR Review

The folks over at Traxxas recently put out a surprise for all you on-road fans, the 4-Tec 2.0 Body-Less ready to run. This version of the 4-Tec comes ready to run, but does not include a body, thus saving you cash. You see, the very first thing that many on-road drivers do is install a new body. Why pay for [...]


Graupner X-8E Review

Graupner X-8E Radio Review

Graupner has a long history in rc. They have been in the hobby forever and have built all sorts of cool products for both the surface and airplane crowds. Several months ago Graupner released the X-8E radio system. The X-8E is the highest-end radio from Graupner and is absolutely loaded with features, yet it sports a relatively low price point. [...]


TheToyz Tool Stand

Product Spotlight – TheToyz Tool Stand

Is your pit area as cluttered as ours? Yes, our pit tables are one huge mess. To help make your pit area more organized, the crew at TheToyz have released a new Tool Stand. The stand is made from durable aluminum and looks sharp, but does it do a good job? It is worth the cash? Read on for those [...]


HPI Racing Formula Q32 Review

HPI Racing Formula Q32 Review

With the resurgence of HPI Racing going on full force, we were stoked to get the chance to review their upcoming Formula Q32. The Q32 is very small in stature, but promises loads of fun. It comes with an extremely wallet friendly price, plus has a 2.4GHz radio system and HPI’s Real Steer system for better control. How does the [...]