Category Archives: 1/18

Built to Rock: A Custom, Small-Scale R/C Crawler Course! [Pics]

Built to Rock: A Custom, Small-Scale R/C Crawler Course! [Pics]

One of the many reasons I’m drawn to small-scale R/C vehicles is their take anywhere, do “just about anything” versatility. If the weather isn’t cooperating, you can always set up an indoor race course or obstacles to crawl over. Even better, is when you can set up an outdoor challenge, testing both your own driving…

Snap Up this “Hobby Monday” Deal on the Dromida BL Monster Truck

Snap Up this “Hobby Monday” Deal on the Dromida BL Monster Truck

One of my favorite vehicles to review, drive, and bash in 2017 has been Dromida’s BL Monster Truck. It’s proven to be an incredibly durable, insanely fast, and overall fun radio-controlled truck, and a price that’s hard to beat. While the stock $149.99 price is good, the deal that you can get at Tower Hobbies…

First Impressions: Dromida 1/18 FPV Rally Car

First Impressions: Dromida 1/18 FPV Rally Car

Earlier this year, I discovered a new way to experience my radio-controlled vehicles through the lens of FPV. Popular on the quadcopter and drone racing front, FPV has made its way to the surface side of the R/C hobby…and with good reason. It’s incredibly fun. I’ve been singing the praises of this form of driving…

Rev Up Your Hobby with the Seismic SCT from Revolution RC

Rev Up Your Hobby with the Seismic SCT from Revolution RC

Low on price, high on fun. Those are two attributes I look for in any new R/C vehicle. Small-scale cars and trucks seem to fit these criteria quite well, and now there’s one more model to add to the growing list of low-cost, full-featured machines. Horizon Hobby’s budget-friendly brand, Revolution RC, has launched a new…

Small-Scale Savings During Tower Hobbies Pre-Thanksgiving Sale

Small-Scale Savings During Tower Hobbies Pre-Thanksgiving Sale

Tower Hobbies is offering up some early holiday discounts on select small-scale R/C models. During their pre-Thanksgiving sale, you’ll find savings on the following small-scale models: 1/18 Axial Yeti Jr. SCORE Trophy Truck – $139.99 ($20.00 savings) 1/18 Dromida Brushless Rally Car – $99.99 ($50 savings) Dromida HoverShot 120mm FPV Quadcopter – $49.99 ($50.00 savings)…

Discounts on Select Dromida Models During Tower Hobbies “Hot Buys” Sale

Discounts on Select Dromida Models During Tower Hobbies “Hot Buys” Sale

If you’re looking for small-scale R/C on or off-road excitement, you don’t have to look far to find it. With a number of models available, you may find yourself basing your decision on price and appearance. If you’re a bargain-shopper, Tower Hobbies has you in mind with their latest sale. Between now and September 8,…

LaTrax Introduces the Desert Prerunner 4×4

LaTrax Introduces the Desert Prerunner 4×4

Get your off-road kicks on a smaller scale (and budget) with the latest offering from LaTrax. The LaTrax lineup of 1/18 vehicles doesn’t boast large numbers, but what they do have is a solid fleet of small-scale, fun-filled R/C machines. Recently, their surface machines received small updates in the form of Traxxas iD battery/ESC connectors.…

Dromida’s BL Monster Truck: The Review

Dromida’s BL Monster Truck: The Review

“Whoa”. That is the one word uttered by everyone who took a turn driving the Dromida BL Monster Truck during my review. Myself included. On the surface, this 1/18-scale R/C truck may not look like much, but once you mash the throttle, you’ll soon discover that there’s more to this machine than meets the eye.…

First Impressions: Dromida’s BL Monster Truck

First Impressions: Dromida’s BL Monster Truck

More than a simple speed boost, this is a complete performance overhaul. Dromida’s line of 1/18-scale surface R/C vehicles have become popular models for many reasons. Their low cost make them great entry-level vehicles for newbies or perfect add-ons for growing a radio-controlled car collection. Their Speed Series gave these small-scale machines another lease on…

Axial Yeti Jr. Rock Racer: The Review

Axial Yeti Jr. Rock Racer: The Review

A 1/18-scale, off-roading, bundle of fun. One way in which I gauge my interest in a radio-controlled car or truck is how often I take it for a drive. While there’s not enough time in the day to run every machine, I have to go with my gut and grab the vehicle that best-fits my…