See it in Action: Axial Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3 [Video]

Axial’s latest small-scale model builds on their Yeti Jr. platform and tops it off with a scale Can-Am Maverick X3 UTV body. Featuring updated electronics (transmitter, servo, motor), this small-scale side-by-side should provide plenty of performance and visual pop. To see how this little buggy performs, check out this action video from the Axial crew.…

See it in Action: Axial Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3 [Video]

See it in Action: Axial Yeti Jr. Can-Am Maverick X3 [Video]

Axial’s latest small-scale model builds on their Yeti Jr. platform and tops it off with a scale Can-Am Maverick X3 UTV body. Featuring updated electronics (transmitter, servo, motor), this small-scale side-by-side should provide plenty of performance and visual pop. To see how this little buggy performs, check out this action video from the Axial crew.…

Team Associated SC28 Fox Factory Short Course Truck

Team Associated SC28 Fox Factory Short Course Truck

Team Associated has thrown fresh paint on their 1/28-scale SC28 by rolling out the Fox Factory version of this short course truck. While the underlying chassis remains the same, this small-scale truck now sports an orange, yellow, and black color scheme, complete with Fox branding. Like the other models in their SC28, MT28, RC28, and…

A Quick Indoor Drive with the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

A Quick Indoor Drive with the Carisma Scale Adventure Coyote Pup [Video]

My favorite go-to rig (at the moment) is Carisma’s MSA-1E Coyote Pup. I’m sold on its performance, scale detail, and overall fun factor. To help illustrate how this little rig performs, I set up a short (very short) crawling course made up of rain gutter insert “foam” and turned this puppy loose. While the performance…

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Coyote Pup

When Carisma Scale Adventure announced their 1/24-scale MSA-1E lineup, I was immediately drawn to this new machine and hoped it would live up to whatever hype I’d build around it. While I’ve added a number of smaller-scale R/C crawlers to my collection, not all of them have been able to match the level of performance…

Glory Days: Team Associated’s “Jammin’ Jay Halsey” RC28 Replica

Glory Days: Team Associated’s “Jammin’ Jay Halsey” RC28 Replica

If you’re a fan of classic R/C machines and want to keep a bit of history on your shelf, Team Associated has released a “Jammin’ Jay Halsey” version of their 1/28-scale RC28 buggy. Featuring a replica paint scheme to that of Jay’s 1985 RC10 which he used to win the IFMAR Off-road World Championship. While this…

WPL B36 “Ural” 1/16-scale 6×6 Military Truck

WPL B36 “Ural” 1/16-scale 6×6 Military Truck

If you’re in the mood for a project, the 1/16-scale radio-control trucks from WPL and HengLong have proven to be quite the canvas for some unique, custom creations. The latest military-style rig from WPL is the B36 “Ural”, a 6×6 armored communications rig. Available in both kit and ready-to-run (RTR) form, this new truck fits…

See it in Action: ECX Barrage UV & UV FPV

See it in Action: ECX Barrage UV & UV FPV

The ECX Barrage UV and UV FPV are designed for indoor and outdoor R/C fun. The FPV-equipped model gives you a chance to experience the hobby from an all-new angle, while the standard model is meant for traditional R/C trail fun. To see what each of these new vehicles bring to the table, here’s a…

Explore Your World with the ECX Barrage 1/24 IV FPV

Explore Your World with the ECX Barrage 1/24 IV FPV

Most small-scale R/C vehicles provide an excellent platform for FPV. With their compact size and relatively capable performance, you can create an indoor or outdoor explorer that can give you a new perspective on your surroundings (and your hobby). ECX has jumped into the world of FPV with their Barrage UV FPV, a 1/24-scale radio-controlled…

Rage RC Mini Q 1/24 R/C Car Kit

Rage RC Mini Q 1/24 R/C Car Kit

Kit builders rejoice! You can now combine your love for small-scale R/C with the joy of building a kit thanks to the Rage RC Mini Q DIY 1/24-scale R/C car kit. With everything you need in one box, this appears to be a fun project for hobbyists of any skill level. Given its small size,…

ECX Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler

ECX Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler

ECX’s small-scale lineup is expanding, thanks in part to the new Barrage 1/24 UV Scaler Crawler. Based on the original Barrage 1/24, this new offering sports a utility vehicle-style body, scale accessories in a compact, take-anywhere package. A classic ladder-frame chassis sits underneath the Barrage UV’s body and is powered by an ultra-small brushed motor.…

Playhouse Fun with the Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E [Video]

Playhouse Fun with the Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E [Video]

I can’t tell you how hyped up I am for the release of Carisma’s two new small-scale trail trucks. Although I’ve had hit-or-miss experience with similar 1/24 and 1/25-scale crawlers, I’ve been holding out hope that the Carisma team would sprinkle some magic on their new models. Judging by this teaser footage, it appears that…

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