Category Archives: 1/24

See it in Action: ECX Barrage UV & UV FPV

See it in Action: ECX Barrage UV & UV FPV

The ECX Barrage UV and UV FPV are designed for indoor and outdoor R/C fun. The FPV-equipped model gives you a chance to experience the hobby from an all-new angle, while the standard model is meant for traditional R/C trail fun. To see what each of these new vehicles bring to the table, here’s a…

Explore Your World with the ECX Barrage 1/24 IV FPV

Explore Your World with the ECX Barrage 1/24 IV FPV

Most small-scale R/C vehicles provide an excellent platform for FPV. With their compact size and relatively capable performance, you can create an indoor or outdoor explorer that can give you a new perspective on your surroundings (and your hobby). ECX has jumped into the world of FPV with their Barrage UV FPV, a 1/24-scale radio-controlled…

Rage RC Mini Q 1/24 R/C Car Kit

Rage RC Mini Q 1/24 R/C Car Kit

Kit builders rejoice! You can now combine your love for small-scale R/C with the joy of building a kit thanks to the Rage RC Mini Q DIY 1/24-scale R/C car kit. With everything you need in one box, this appears to be a fun project for hobbyists of any skill level. Given its small size,…

ECX Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler

ECX Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler

ECX’s small-scale lineup is expanding, thanks in part to the new Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler. Based on the original Barrage 1/24, this new offering sports a utility vehicle-style body, scale accessories in a compact, take-anywhere package. A classic ladder-frame chassis sits underneath the Barrage UV’s body and is powered by an ultra-small brushed motor.…

Playhouse Fun with the Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E [Video]

Playhouse Fun with the Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E [Video]

I can’t tell you how hyped up I am for the release of Carisma’s two new small-scale trail trucks. Although I’ve had hit-or-miss experience with similar 1/24 and 1/25-scale crawlers, I’ve been holding out hope that the Carisma team would sprinkle some magic on their new models. Judging by this teaser footage, it appears that…

Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Subaru Brat

Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Subaru Brat

Alongside their newly-announced MSA-1E Coyote Pup, Carisma Scale Adventure is releasing a small-scale rig for Subaru fans. Their MSA-1E Subaru Brat is a throwback to this late-70’s through early 90’s machine, offering a fairly detailed body in a 1/24-scale package. Riding on their new MSA-1E chassis, this small-scale crawler joins the ranks of the Pro-Line Ambush…

Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

Little by little, additional details have been released about Carisma Scale Adventure’s two new small-scale trail trucks. If you’re a fan of their 1/10-scale SCA-1E Coyote or simply dig the aesthetic of an old-school pickup truck, then you’ll want to take a closer look at the Carisma MSA-1E Coyote Pup (#79368). With a four-link suspension…

Be on the Lookout for Small-scale “Scalers” from Carisma

Be on the Lookout for Small-scale “Scalers” from Carisma

To me, small-scale R/C vehicles are like cookies. It’s hard to have just one and whenever a new flavor comes out, I’m bound and determined to try it out. You can imagine my excitement when I happened upon this post from the folks at Big Squid RC, teasing two new models from Carisma/Carisma Scale Adventure.…

Review: ECX Barrage 1/24

Review: ECX Barrage 1/24

The search for a capable and fun small-scale R/C trail rig has been my personal holy grail/white whale expedition for quite some time. While I’ve driven some vehicles that come close to being “spot on” with regards to handling and overall performance, there are small items that cause the overall experience to fall a bit…

See it in Action: The ECX Barrage 1/24 Trail Truck

See it in Action: The ECX Barrage 1/24 Trail Truck

The ECX Barrage 1/24 is proving to be an interesting truck. What it lacks in low-end torque, it makes up for in trail-riding prowess. I recently set up an indoor crawling “course” on the top of a table and put both the ECX Barrage 1/24 and the Pro-Line Ambush 4×4 to work. Made up of…