Category Archives: 1/24

An Outdoor Test of the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

An Outdoor Test of the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

The Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup continues to impress me with every new outing I take it on. Truth be told, while most of my “outings” have been indoors, I felt it was time to get outside with this small-scale trail machine and see how it could handle a bit of outdoor terrain. Taking on…

Carisma’s 4Y24 1/24-scale Micro Buggy Kit

Carisma’s 4Y24 1/24-scale Micro Buggy Kit

Carisma has rolled out a new option for fans of small-scale, go-fast R/C machines with the launch of their 4Y24 kit. This 1/24-scale model provides the foundation for creating a custom radio-controlled buggy. If the design looks familiar, it’s essentially the GT24B chassis minus wheels, tires, and body. Not lacking for power, this kit features…

A Quick Indoor Drive with the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

A Quick Indoor Drive with the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

My favorite go-to rig (at the moment) is Carisma’s MSA-1E Coyote Pup. I’m sold on its performance, scale detail, and overall fun factor. To help illustrate how this little rig performs, I set up a short (very short) crawling course made up of rain gutter insert “foam” and turned this puppy loose. While the performance…

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

When Carisma Scale Adventure announced their 1/24-scale MSA-1E lineup, I was immediately drawn to this new machine and hoped it would live up to whatever hype I’d build around it. While I’ve added a number of smaller-scale R/C crawlers to my collection, not all of them have been able to match the level of performance…

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…