Rev Up Your Hobby with the Seismic SCT from Revolution RC

Low on price, high on fun. Those are two attributes I look for in any new R/C vehicle. Small-scale cars and trucks seem to fit these criteria quite well, and now there’s one more model to add to the growing list of low-cost, full-featured machines. Horizon Hobby’s budget-friendly brand, Revolution RC, has launched a new…

Rev Up Your Hobby with the Seismic SCT from Revolution RC

Rev Up Your Hobby with the Seismic SCT from Revolution RC

Low on price, high on fun. Those are two attributes I look for in any new R/C vehicle. Small-scale cars and trucks seem to fit these criteria quite well, and now there’s one more model to add to the growing list of low-cost, full-featured machines. Horizon Hobby’s budget-friendly brand, Revolution RC, has launched a new…

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.…

HPI’s Formula Q32 Micro-racers are Ready for Action

HPI’s Formula Q32 Micro-racers are Ready for Action

Introduced in early 2016, the HPI Formula Q32 has taken the green flag. With this addition to the growing Q32 lineup, HPI takes their base 1/32-scale chassis configuration and  marries it to a Formula 1-style race car body. These cars are perfect for indoor driving and racing. The Formula Q32 features “real steer”, proportional steering…

Hands-on: Painting Pro-Line’s Ambush 4×4 Jeep Wrangler Body Kit

Out of all of the small-scale radio-controlled vehicles in my fleet, the Pro-Line Ambush 4×4 sits atop the heap as one of my favorites. From its compact size to the fun, adventure-ready styling, this has been a terrific “grab & go” vehicle for just about any occasion. The original body style holds a special place…

Carisma’s UK Test Track Will Make You Cry (Tears of Joy)

Carisma’s UK Test Track Will Make You Cry (Tears of Joy)

I’ve seen some impressive R/C track layouts in my day, but this video of Carisma’s UK test track takes the cake. Featuring dips, curves, elevation changes and whoops, this track has just about anything you’d need to test the durability and performance of a small-scale radio-controlled vehicle. Feast your eyes on this clip as a…

Save $30 on Carisma’s GT24R 1/24 Rally Car at Amazon.com

Save $30 on Carisma’s GT24R 1/24 Rally Car at Amazon.com

The speedy set of vehicles in Carisma’s GT24 lineup are not only impressive, but they’re priced at just north of $100 (109.99). For that price, you’re getting a brushless-powered mini-R/C vehicle that’s crazy-fast and crazy-fun. Now you can snap up the GT24R Rally Car for $79.99 at Amazon.com. In addition to the $30 discount, the GT24R…

Dromida’s BL Monster Truck: The Review

Dromida’s BL Monster Truck: The Review

“Whoa”. That is the one word uttered by everyone who took a turn driving the Dromida BL Monster Truck during my review. Myself included. On the surface, this 1/18-scale R/C truck may not look like much, but once you mash the throttle, you’ll soon discover that there’s more to this machine than meets the eye.…

Pro-Line’s Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Body Kit for the Ambush 4×4

Pro-Line’s Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Body Kit for the Ambush 4×4

The Pro-Line Ambush 4×4 has become one of my go-to small-scale R/C machines. From its compact size to the pure joy I get from driving it, the Ambush 4×4 brings much of what I love about the scale R/C world into an entirely new arena. While the stock body on this 1/25-scale scale trail truck…

First Impressions: Dromida’s BL Monster Truck

First Impressions: Dromida’s BL Monster Truck

More than a simple speed boost, this is a complete performance overhaul. Dromida’s line of 1/18-scale surface R/C vehicles have become popular models for many reasons. Their low cost make them great entry-level vehicles for newbies or perfect add-ons for growing a radio-controlled car collection. Their Speed Series gave these small-scale machines another lease on…

Axial Yeti Jr. Rock Racer: The Review

Axial Yeti Jr. Rock Racer: The Review

A 1/18-scale, off-roading, bundle of fun. One way in which I gauge my interest in a radio-controlled car or truck is how often I take it for a drive. While there’s not enough time in the day to run every machine, I have to go with my gut and grab the vehicle that best-fits my…

A Small-Scale Skatepark Assault Featuring Carisma’s GT24M & GT24TR [Video]

A Small-Scale Skatepark Assault Featuring Carisma’s GT24M & GT24TR [Video]

One of the lingering questions you get after buying a new R/C vehicle is wondering how hard you can push the vehicle…before it breaks. While no vehicle is bulletproof, there are some brands which have made a name for themselves from a durability standpoint. While Traxxas, LaTrax, ECX, and even Redcat Racing have showcased the…

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