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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…