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RC4WD Gelande II “Black Rock” 1/18 Scale Trail Rig

RC4WD Gelande II “Black Rock” 1/18 Scale Trail Rig

Small-scale trail fanatics now have more vehicle options to choose from than ever, thanks to the folks at RC4WD. Adding to their Gelande II line, three new models have been added, including a Jeep Wrangler clone, the Black Rock. This 1/18-scale trail machine utilizes the same under-the-body components as the original Gelande II but features a…

Kyosho Mini-Z Buggy Chassis V2

Kyosho Mini-Z Buggy Chassis V2

If you want to experience the fun of building an R/C model, but enjoy small-scale vehicles, Kyosho has something for you. Their second-generation Mini-Z Buggy Chassis kit has been re-tuned and refined with new electronics and chassis components, increasing both the performance and the fun of this small-scale machine. The highlights of this new kit include…

Watch Four Axial Yeti Jr’s Battle to Win the “Hobbico 500” [Video]

Watch Four Axial Yeti Jr’s Battle to Win the “Hobbico 500” [Video]

February not only marks the start of the NASCAR season but it’s also a great opportunity to charge up your R/C machines and flex your competitive muscles. The folks at Hobbico and Keep It RC did just that with the running of their inaugural “Hobbico 500”. This race placed four drivers in a head-to-head battle with Axial…

RC4WD’s Super-scale Dakar Rally RTR Race Truck

RC4WD’s Super-scale Dakar Rally RTR Race Truck

The folks at RC4WD have released a unique off-road R/C machine that’s sure to be the talk of the trail (or dunes). Their latest release is a well-detailed, 1/14-scale Dakar Rally Race Truck. Whether your a fan of the 1:1 Dakar Rally or just a fan of well-built, intricately-designed radio-controlled machines, this vehicle has something…

RPP Hobby’s Week-long Axial Yeti Jr. Sale (1/19 – 1/26)

RPP Hobby’s Week-long Axial Yeti Jr. Sale (1/19 – 1/26)

While I enjoy running my small-scale R/C machines indoors, I can’t wait for warmer weather to hit the Midwest so I can get my fleet outside (and really have fun). If you’ve had your eye on expanding your own personal collection (or want to get into the hobby for the first time), RPP Hobby is running…

Team Associated’s RC28 Retro-styled Micro Buggy

Team Associated’s RC28 Retro-styled Micro Buggy

Team Associated has been bulking up their micro line of R/C vehicles, with their latest model throwing back to the glory days. Hot on the heels of the RC28T release comes the RC28 Ready-to-Run, a 1/28-scale replica of the classic RC10 Team Kit. Based on their 1/28-scale chassis, the RC28 features an orange buggy body, high-mounted rear…

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…

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…