Pro-Line’s Small-Scale 1/25 Ambush 4×4 Truck

While the small-scale R/C arena has  a number of amazing vehicles to choose from, there aren’t many off-road crawlers or “scale rigs” on the market. Plenty of monster trucks, drifters, buggies and truggies can be found, but if you want to slow things down and practise precision obstacle maneuvers, your options, up to this time,…

Team Associated Reflex 1/18 Buggy

Team Associated Reflex 1/18 Buggy

Rounding out the latest from Team Associated and their Qualifier Series small-scale additions is the Reflex, a 1/18 ready-to-run (RTR) buggy. Along with its relatives the Rival 1/18 Monster Truck and the Apex 1/18 Touring Car, the Reflex seems right at home with these other smaller-scale R/C machines. Using the same base configuration as the…

Team Associated Rival 1/18 4W Monster Truck

Team Associated Rival 1/18 4W Monster Truck

Continuing their rollout of smaller-scale radio-controlled machines, Team Associated has introduced the predecessor of their discontinued Rival Mini Monster Truck. The new model, the Rival 1/18 Monster Truck is, like the original, a ready-to-run (RTR) model that features a brushed motor, oil-filled shocks, and beefy tires to help you over the terrain. The difference in…

Team Associated Apex 1/18 Touring Car

Team Associated Apex 1/18 Touring Car

Just when I was thinking there hasn’t been much news on the small-scale R/C front, Team Associated has introduced a number of new, 1/18 radio-controlled vehicles. Leading the charge is their Apex 1/18 RTR Touring Car (@20113). This 4-wheel drive (shaft-driven) car features an attractive bodyshell design (available in white or “charcoal niteline”) exterior and…

Dromida’s Latest 1/18 Rally Cars feature Brushed and Brushless Power

Dromida’s Latest 1/18 Rally Cars feature Brushed and Brushless Power

Following in the tire tracks of their latest 1/18 Touring Cars, Dromida has also released a pair of ready-to-run (RTR) 1/18 rally cars. Not only do these cars share the same scale, they also share the same chassis layout and motor options. The major differences are found in the body style and tire tread design.…

Dromida’s 1/18 Touring Cars with Brushed and Brushless Power

Dromida’s 1/18 Touring Cars with Brushed and Brushless Power

Dromida has recently had their eye on the sky with the release of a few new multi-rotor aircraft. While this has been welcome news for fans of budget-friendly quadcopters, those that want to keep their feet (or wheels) on the ground have been left without much new to dig into. That has changed with the…

Carisma GT24T 1/24 4-wheel Drive Micro Monster Truck

Carisma GT24T 1/24 4-wheel Drive Micro Monster Truck

If I had to name one type of radio-controlled vehicle that had a lock on the “fun department”, it would be the monster truck. While a majority of the machines on the market aren’t super “scale” in appearance, what they lack in exterior details, they make up for in raw power and durability. There isn’t…

Carisma’s GT24TR 1/24 4-wheel Drive Micro Truggy

Carisma’s GT24TR 1/24 4-wheel Drive Micro Truggy

I tend to view smaller-scale R/C cars the same way that I used to look at potato chips. You can’t just have one and be satisfied. Whether it’s their ultra-portability, fun design, or seemingly limitless fun factor, these micro and mini radio-controlled vehicles are hard to ignore (and not stockpile). If you share the same…

Thumb RC is Gearing up for Summertime Racing

Thumb RC is Gearing up for Summertime Racing

If your summertime plans are looking a little thin, why not try your hand at some smaller-scale R/C racing? Thumb RC in Gagetown, MI has a full array of on-track activity to keep your competitive juices flowing. “Calling all offroad RC racers in Michigan. Thumb RC will be kicking into high gear over the next…

Basher’s HellSeeker 1/16 4WD Mini Monster Truck (V2)

Basher’s HellSeeker 1/16 4WD Mini Monster Truck (V2)

Bring a bash-worthy radio-controlled truck on the road with you. Summer travel plans, camping, vacations, and other getaways are great opportunities to relax and unwind. They can also cause some trouble if your list of packing “essentials” doesn’t leave much room for a radio-controlled vehicle or two. Thankfully, R/C cars and trucks come in all…

A True Small-“Scaler” From RC4WD – 1/18 Gelande II

A True Small-“Scaler” From RC4WD – 1/18 Gelande II

Over the years, I’ve settled into a nice spot within the R/C hobby. After discovering the scale/trail “genre” of vehicle, my interest and appreciation for highly-detailed, true-to-life vehicles has only grown. There isn’t much that could widen my already wide grin when looking at a well-built scale radio-controlled rig. In fact, that enthusiasm may be…

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