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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:…

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…

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…

LaTrax Introduces the Desert Prerunner 4×4

LaTrax Introduces the Desert Prerunner 4×4

Get your off-road kicks on a smaller scale (and budget) with the latest offering from LaTrax. The LaTrax lineup of 1/18 vehicles doesn’t boast large numbers, but what they do have is a solid fleet of small-scale, fun-filled R/C machines. Recently, their surface machines received small updates in the form of Traxxas iD battery/ESC connectors.…

Change Your POV with New FPV Vehicles from Dromida

On-road or off, these new 1/18-scale machines will give you a new perspective on your hobby. Have you ever imagined what it would be like to see the track or path that your radio-controlled car or truck is traveling on, from the ground level? While on-board cameras such as the Go-Pro and others make it…

Dromida’s 1/18-scale, Brushless-powered Monster Truck

Dromida’s 1/18-scale, Brushless-powered Monster Truck

The lineup of on-and-off-road vehicles in Dromida’s lineup has been steadily growing, making fans of small-scale vehicles (such as myself), very happy. Their latest offering brings another machine to their brushless-powered fleet. Introducing the Dromida Brushless Monster Truck. This 1/18-scale, 4-wheel drive truck is built for high-speed bashing and shares many of the same components…

Axial Yeti Jr. SCORE 1/18 Trophy Truck

Axial Yeti Jr. SCORE 1/18 Trophy Truck

Backyard off-road racing has a fresh, new look. Axial didn’t just dip their toe into the small-scale R/C world with the release of their Yeti Jr. 1/18 rock racer. They jumped in with two 1/18-scale models, based on the popular 1/10 and ⅛ Yeti off-road machines. The second vehicle release is the Yeti Jr. SCORE…

Wave Goodbye to Summer With These Labor Day R/C Discounts

Wave Goodbye to Summer With These Labor Day R/C Discounts

Sadly, Summer is just about in the rear-view mirror and we’ll soon be saddled by snow, and other joyous weather (in some parts of the world). While this may put a crimp in your R/C plans, it’s also a great opportunity to get started on projects and vehicle builds for the next year. Get started…