Category Archives: 1/28

Team Associated’s Newest Micro Machine: The RC28T Stadium Truck

Team Associated’s Newest Micro Machine: The RC28T Stadium Truck

Just in time for the holidays, the folks at Team Associated have introduced another 1/28-scale micro R/C truck, with a bit of an old-school twist. The RC28T is a smaller-scale replica of the classic RC10T and is based on the established chassis of the Team Associated SC28 short course truck. In fact, the only difference between…

This FOX Can Run: Team Associated’s Latest SC28 Short Course Truck

This FOX Can Run: Team Associated’s Latest SC28 Short Course Truck

Roughly a year ago, Team Associated released their ultra-compact SC28 short course truck. Though small, it managed to pack quite a punch and prove itself to be a fun small-scale truck for indoor and outdoor driving. Now the folks at Team Associated have rolled out another body option for their 1/28-scale SCT featuring Fox Factory…

Team Associated’s MT28 Micro R/C Monster Truck

Team Associated’s MT28 Micro R/C Monster Truck

Team Associated has followed up on their fun, 1/28-scale SC28 short course truck with the release of the MT28. From the name, you might be able to tell that this new model is a monster truck, bringing a bit of big-wheeled fun to a compact size. The Team Associated MT28 rides on the same chassis as…

Team Associated SC28: The Review

Team Associated SC28: The Review

The following is a guest review of the Team Associated SC28 1/28-scale short course truck by Zach, The Inconsistent TechDad. My first R/C vehicle that I ever got to tinkering with and upgrading was a XMods Nissan Skyline that I bought from a Radio Shack near my home.  That was the vehicle that really set…

Team Associated’s Latest Tiny Truck: The SC28 Short Course Truck

Team Associated’s Latest Tiny Truck: The SC28 Short Course Truck

A 1/28-scale replica of Carl Renezeder’s Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Machine Small-scale is the new big thing in the world of R/C. Team Associated has embraced small-scale with their release of three 1/18-scale vehicles earlier this year and they’re adding one more micro machine to their lineup. The SC29 is a 1/28-scale, ready-to-run…

Indoor Bashing with the WLToys K989 R/C Rally Car [Video]

Indoor Bashing with the WLToys K989 R/C Rally Car [Video]

The first real “test” that I’ve performed for the WLToys K989 R/C Rally Car came in the form of an indoor basement bash session. I set up a small ramp that is usually reserved for my ECX KickFlip and BeatBox and let the little pup eat. Given the low price-point, I’m very happy with how…

First Impressions: WLToys K989 1:28-scale R/C Rally Car

First Impressions: WLToys K989 1:28-scale R/C Rally Car

While I wouldn’t call myself a 1:1 rally car fan, I have found myself to be drawn to these compact cars, and appreciate their styling and ability to tackle a variety of terrain obstacles. My expanding R/C garage includes a LaTrax Rally and I’m always on the lookout for more rally-style cars to add to my…

Kyosho Announces Two New Mini-Z Overland Models

Kyosho Announces Two New Mini-Z Overland Models

Kyosho has announced new scale Mini-Z models (technically body styles) in the Hummer H2 and Mercedes G55L.  If your small-scale R/C garage could use some new machines, these might be just what you’re looking for.  As a fan of scale vehicles, specifically the detail and effort that are put into some of these bodies, it’s…

Get to know the heavy-hitters in the world of small-scale R/C

Get to know the heavy-hitters in the world of small-scale R/C

If you’re just getting into the R/C hobby or are looking at adding a few new vehicles to your garage, it’s good to know who’s- who and who makes what.  While there numerous makes and models to choose from, I’ve highlighted a few of the “bigger” names in the small-scale radio-control universe. With prices ranging…