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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…

First Impressions: ECX Barrage 1/24 Micro R/C Crawler

First Impressions: ECX Barrage 1/24 Micro R/C Crawler

I’m always on the lookout for vehicles that can bring R/C fun both indoors and out. During the winter months (and when the weather doesn’t quite cooperate), having a vehicle that can be driven in a smaller amount of space, while still bringing big-time fun, is always at the top of my “must-have” list. Thankfully,…

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…

50 Days of Celebration and Savings from Carisma R/C

50 Days of Celebration and Savings from Carisma R/C

Carisma R/C is kicking off the 50th anniversary of their parent company, MA Toys and they’re doing it in a big way. For 50 days, they’re temporarily slashing the prices on one of their popular, small-scale GT24 models. During this sale, you can pick up the Carisma GT24R 1/24-scale rally car for $50.00 (original price:…

Small-Scale Steals: Grab These Carisma GT24 Models at a Discounted Price

Small-Scale Steals: Grab These Carisma GT24 Models at a Discounted Price

Update: It appears that this discount has ended and prices are now back to their original $99.99 – $109.99 range. It was fun while it lasted… Whether you’re looking for a compact, go-fast R/C machine or want to pick up a stocking stuffer for the upcoming holiday season, you can’t go wrong with Carisma’s GT24…

FTX Rolls Out the 1/24-scale Outback Mini Crawler

FTX Rolls Out the 1/24-scale Outback Mini Crawler

If you’ve been hoping for more small-scale R/C crawlers and trail rigs, your wishes have been answered. Not only do you have options from Pro-Line, and ECX, but now FTX has announced their own 1/24-scale radio-controlled trail truck, the Outback Mini Crawler. On the surface, this model sports a semi-retro pickup truck-style body and includes accents…

Take on Tiny Trails with the ECX Barrage 1/24 Scaler

Take on Tiny Trails with the ECX Barrage 1/24 Scaler

Ever since Pro-Line released the 1/24-scale Ambush 4×4, I’ve been clamoring for other brands to follow suit and produce similarly-sized micro trail rigs. Over a year later, I’m excited to see the announcement of another small-scale trail truck, the ECX Barrage 1/24. This new addition to the Barrage lineup has all the right looks to…

Score a Free Gift from Carisma with the Purchase of a GT24 R/C Car

Score a Free Gift from Carisma with the Purchase of a GT24 R/C Car

Offer good from September 1 – 10, 2017. The folks at Carisma are offering up a sweet deal to kick off September. Between 9/1 and 9/10, 2017, you can purchase a GT24TR Truggy, GT24R Rally Car, or a GT24B Buggy and receive a free gift specific to each model. These are the no-battery models, so…

Carisma’s UK Test Track Will Make You Cry (Tears of Joy)

Carisma’s UK Test Track Will Make You Cry (Tears of Joy)

I’ve seen some impressive R/C track layouts in my day, but this video of Carisma’s UK test track takes the cake. Featuring dips, curves, elevation changes and whoops, this track has just about anything you’d need to test the durability and performance of a small-scale radio-controlled vehicle. Feast your eyes on this clip as a…