Category Archives: 1/16

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…

Explore the outdoors with Redcat Racing’s Everest-16

Explore the outdoors with Redcat Racing’s Everest-16

For those looking at the crawler scene, Redcat Racing has a new smaller-scale vehicle that might be just what you’re looking for.  The Everest-16 is a shaft-driven, RTR rock crawler that looks to be a very capable, and VERY fun little rig. At first glance, it looked like the Everest-16 (and it’s larger counterpart, the…

Get to know the heavy-hitters in the world of small-scale R/C

Get to know the heavy-hitters in the world of small-scale R/C

If you’re just getting into the R/C hobby or are looking at adding a few new vehicles to your garage, it’s good to know who’s- who and who makes what.  While there numerous makes and models to choose from, I’ve highlighted a few of the “bigger” names in the small-scale radio-control universe. With prices ranging…