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…

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…

Go “Super-Small-Scale” with these 1/32 Rock Crawlers from RC Fun

Go “Super-Small-Scale” with these 1/32 Rock Crawlers from RC Fun

If you’re looking to slow down a bit and enjoy the technical aspects of R/C rock crawlers, you have plenty of options to choose from. However, if your search is for a smaller-scale machine, then you may have to look a bit harder to find the same amount of variety. For fans of tiny trucks…

Small-Scale Steals: Grab These Carisma GT24 Models at a Discounted Price

Small-Scale Steals: Grab These Carisma GT24 Models at a Discounted Price

Update: It appears that this discount has ended and prices are now back to their original $99.99 – $109.99 range. It was fun while it lasted… Whether you’re looking for a compact, go-fast R/C machine or want to pick up a stocking stuffer for the upcoming holiday season, you can’t go wrong with Carisma’s GT24…

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…

Score a Free Gift from Carisma with the Purchase of a GT24 R/C Car

Score a Free Gift from Carisma with the Purchase of a GT24 R/C Car

Offer good from September 1 – 10, 2017. The folks at Carisma are offering up a sweet deal to kick off September. Between 9/1 and 9/10, 2017, you can purchase a GT24TR Truggy, GT24R Rally Car, or a GT24B Buggy and receive a free gift specific to each model. These are the no-battery models, so…

Discounts on Select Dromida Models During Tower Hobbies “Hot Buys” Sale

Discounts on Select Dromida Models During Tower Hobbies “Hot Buys” Sale

If you’re looking for small-scale R/C on or off-road excitement, you don’t have to look far to find it. With a number of models available, you may find yourself basing your decision on price and appearance. If you’re a bargain-shopper, Tower Hobbies has you in mind with their latest sale. Between now and September 8,…

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…

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