Category Archives: 1/16

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…

WPL C24 1/16-scale R/C Trail Truck

WPL C24 1/16-scale R/C Trail Truck

From what I’ve seen, the hottest small-scale R/C models of 2018 aren’t from any of the mainstream hobby brands. No, the maker of some of the most sought-after machines is WPL, a brand that you’ll find on sites such as GearBest, Banggood, and GeekBuying.com. Following up the success of models such as the C14 “Hercules”…

An Outdoor Adventure with the WPL C14 “Hercules”

An Outdoor Adventure with the WPL C14 “Hercules”

The WPL C14 Hercules has proven to be quite an interesting project. Not satisfied with the stock electronics on the ready-to-run (RTR) version, I assembled the necessary parts to convert this 1/16-scale trail truck from a toy into a hobby-grade-like vehicle. Sparing the details (for the time being), I finally had the opportunity to take…

First Impressions: WPL B-24 “GAZ-66” 1/16-scale R/C Military Truck

First Impressions: WPL B-24 “GAZ-66” 1/16-scale R/C Military Truck

As a fan of scale realism in the R/C hobby, I love to see new models appear that are rich in details and visual flair. What makes these elements more appealing are when they’re packaged in a small-scale setup (simply because you don’t see many of those models on the market). Along with the WPL…

First Impressions: WPL C14 “Hercules” 1/16-scale RTR Trail Truck

First Impressions: WPL C14 “Hercules” 1/16-scale RTR Trail Truck

Over the years, my love for small-scale R/C vehicles has blended with my love for R/C scale and trail vehicles. Unfortunately, there aren’t as many 1/18-scale and smaller “trail rig-style” trucks on the market. When I find one, I tend to gravitate towards it, where it eventually finds a way into my collection. WPL, an…

Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo Sale

Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo Sale

Save money on a small(er)-scale bashing machine. When I stepped into the world of R/C five years ago, I was met with a wave of vehicles and options to sort through. One brand, Traxxas, stood out among the rest and I set out to learn more about them and what vehicles they offered. If you’ve been following…

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…

Snag Super Savings on The Redcat Racing Everest-16

Snag Super Savings on The Redcat Racing Everest-16

If you’re looking into the crawler scene and don’t want to fork over a large investment, AMain Performance Hobbies has a great sale price for the Redcat Racing Everest-16. At just $99.99, you can pick up this versatile crawler that features a single brushed motor, four-wheel shaft drive, and is equipped to take on just…