Carisma’s 4Y24 1/24-scale Micro Buggy Kit

Carisma has rolled out a new option for fans of small-scale, go-fast R/C machines with the launch of their 4Y24 kit. This 1/24-scale model provides the foundation for creating a custom radio-controlled buggy. If the design looks familiar, it’s essentially the GT24B chassis minus wheels, tires, and body. Not lacking for power, this kit features…

Carisma’s 4Y24 1/24-scale Micro Buggy Kit

Carisma’s 4Y24 1/24-scale Micro Buggy Kit

Carisma has rolled out a new option for fans of small-scale, go-fast R/C machines with the launch of their 4Y24 kit. This 1/24-scale model provides the foundation for creating a custom radio-controlled buggy. If the design looks familiar, it’s essentially the GT24B chassis minus wheels, tires, and body. Not lacking for power, this kit features…

LaTrax Rally: Valentino Rossi Edition

LaTrax Rally: Valentino Rossi Edition

There hasn’t been much news from LaTrax recently, however, this small-scale R/C brand has recently announced a special edition of their 1/18-scale Rally model. If you love slinging your radio-controlled cars through dirt and across pavement, take a look at the Valentino Rossi Edition LaTrax Rally. Featuring a graphics package that’s similar to Rossi’s 1:1…

Team Associated SC28 Fox Factory Short Course Truck

Team Associated SC28 Fox Factory Short Course Truck

Team Associated has thrown fresh paint on their 1/28-scale SC28 by rolling out the Fox Factory version of this short course truck. While the underlying chassis remains the same, this small-scale truck now sports an orange, yellow, and black color scheme, complete with Fox branding. Like the other models in their SC28, MT28, RC28, and…

A Quick Indoor Drive with the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

A Quick Indoor Drive with the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

My favorite go-to rig (at the moment) is Carisma’s MSA-1E Coyote Pup. I’m sold on its performance, scale detail, and overall fun factor. To help illustrate how this little rig performs, I set up a short (very short) crawling course made up of rain gutter insert “foam” and turned this puppy loose. While the performance…

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

When Carisma Scale Adventure announced their 1/24-scale MSA-1E lineup, I was immediately drawn to this new machine and hoped it would live up to whatever hype I’d build around it. While I’ve added a number of smaller-scale R/C crawlers to my collection, not all of them have been able to match the level of performance…

Glory Days: Team Associated’s “Jammin’ Jay Halsey” RC28 Replica

Glory Days: Team Associated’s “Jammin’ Jay Halsey” RC28 Replica

If you’re a fan of classic R/C machines and want to keep a bit of history on your shelf, Team Associated has released a “Jammin’ Jay Halsey” version of their 1/28-scale RC28 buggy. Featuring a replica paint scheme to that of Jay’s 1985 RC10 which he used to win the IFMAR Off-road World Championship. While this…

WPL B36 “Ural” 1/16-scale 6×6 Military Truck

WPL B36 “Ural” 1/16-scale 6×6 Military Truck

If you’re in the mood for a project, the 1/16-scale radio-control trucks from WPL and HengLong have proven to be quite the canvas for some unique, custom creations. The latest military-style rig from WPL is the B36 “Ural”, a 6×6 armored communications rig. Available in both kit and ready-to-run (RTR) form, this new truck fits…

See it in Action: ECX Barrage UV & UV FPV

See it in Action: ECX Barrage UV & UV FPV

The ECX Barrage UV and UV FPV are designed for indoor and outdoor R/C fun. The FPV-equipped model gives you a chance to experience the hobby from an all-new angle, while the standard model is meant for traditional R/C trail fun. To see what each of these new vehicles bring to the table, here’s a…

Explore Your World with the ECX Barrage 1/24 IV FPV

Explore Your World with the ECX Barrage 1/24 IV FPV

Most small-scale R/C vehicles provide an excellent platform for FPV. With their compact size and relatively capable performance, you can create an indoor or outdoor explorer that can give you a new perspective on your surroundings (and your hobby). ECX has jumped into the world of FPV with their Barrage UV FPV, a 1/24-scale radio-controlled…

Rage RC Mini Q 1/24 R/C Car Kit

Rage RC Mini Q 1/24 R/C Car Kit

Kit builders rejoice! You can now combine your love for small-scale R/C with the joy of building a kit thanks to the Rage RC Mini Q DIY 1/24-scale R/C car kit. With everything you need in one box, this appears to be a fun project for hobbyists of any skill level. Given its small size,…

ECX Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler

ECX Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler

ECX’s small-scale lineup is expanding, thanks in part to the new Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler. Based on the original Barrage 1/24, this new offering sports a utility vehicle-style body, scale accessories in a compact, take-anywhere package. A classic ladder-frame chassis sits underneath the Barrage UV’s body and is powered by an ultra-small brushed motor.…

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