Category Archives: 1/18

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…

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…

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…

Roost 1/18 Desert Buggy from ECX

Roost 1/18 Desert Buggy from ECX

Starting 2016 off with a bang, ECX has unveiled their latest 1/18 scale off-road machine, the Roost. Featuring some nice accessories (LED light bar), waterproof receiver and ESC, oil-filled shocks, an easy-to-access battery tray, and a shaft-driven 4-wheel drive system, this is one vehicle that may look small but can pack a big wallop. Features…

Review: LaTrax Rally 1/18 R/C Rally Car

Review: LaTrax Rally 1/18 R/C Rally Car

Time flies when you’re busy. So busy, in fact, that you forget to post your thoughts on an incredibly fun to drive, bash, spin, and drift radio-controlled car. Thankfully, the fun that this vehicle is equipped with doesn’t fade from memory. The car in question is the LaTrax Rally. The overriding factor that I look for…

New to RC? Revell’s New Modzilla 1/18 Monster Truck Will Get You Running, Fast!

New to RC? Revell’s New Modzilla 1/18 Monster Truck Will Get You Running, Fast!

Dromida’s parent company/brand, Revell, has recently released a small-scale radio-controlled rig of their own and this one is great for the beginner in your life. Focusing on durability and overall ease-of-use, the Modzilla Monster Truck is a 1/18 scale rig that looks to be quite capable and seems to be able to handle a variety…