Category Archives: 1/18

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…

Mark Your Calendars for the 2nd Annual Mini Off-road Nationals: September 16 – 17, 2016

Mark Your Calendars for the 2nd Annual Mini Off-road Nationals: September 16 – 17, 2016

If you’re a small-scale R/C racer in the America’s Midwest, you may want to plan a trip to Thumb RC in Gagetown, Mi in mid-September. That track will be hosting their second-annual Mini Off-road Nationals competition, featuring size classes ranging from 1/18 to 1/12 and vehicle classes including truggy, buggy, short course trucks, as well…

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…

Go on the Attack with the Dromida Wasteland Truck and Buggy

Go on the Attack with the Dromida Wasteland Truck and Buggy

Just when I think I’ve seen it all, a new RC vehicle comes along that adds a little something that’s out of the ordinary. Dromida is releasing two vehicles that fit that scenario perfectly. Their new Wasteland truck and buggy are both 1/18, small-scale machines that look like the’ve driven off of the big screen…

LaTrax Adds a Robby Gordon Edition SST to Their Lineup

LaTrax Adds a Robby Gordon Edition SST to Their Lineup

Fans of the Stadium Super Truck Series (Robby Gordon Formula Off-Road Stadium SUPER Trucks) have already taken to the most-recent vehicle-style launched by LaTrax, the SST. Now, fans of Robby Gordon and his hard-to-miss orange paint scheme can race around the yard or street with a 1/18 replica that eye-catching race truck. Making this new…