First-Look & Installation: Traxxas TRX-4M 2-Speed Transmission [Video]

It’s time to start shifting gears with the TRX-4M. I’m not sure what my personal record is for ordering an upgrade or R/C item shortly after reading about it, but this might be a new record. Hours after learning about (and writing about) the Traxxas TRX-4M 2-Speed Transmission (which wasn’t available for purchase at the…

First-Look & Installation: Traxxas TRX-4M 2-Speed Transmission [Video]

First-Look & Installation: Traxxas TRX-4M 2-Speed Transmission [Video]

It’s time to start shifting gears with the TRX-4M. I’m not sure what my personal record is for ordering an upgrade or R/C item shortly after reading about it, but this might be a new record. Hours after learning about (and writing about) the Traxxas TRX-4M 2-Speed Transmission (which wasn’t available for purchase at the…

Traxxas 2-Speed Transmission for the TRX-4M

Traxxas 2-Speed Transmission for the TRX-4M

There’s no doubt that the TRX-4M is one of the most popular small-scale crawlers on the market today, and if you own one, you know that upgrading it is a large part of the fun. With several current upgrade options available, I always get excited when something new hits the scene. Traxxas has announced another…

Traxxas Portal Axle Kit for the TRX-4M

Traxxas Portal Axle Kit for the TRX-4M

If you’re the owner of a TRX-4M and a TRX-4 and want to turn your 1/18-scaler into a true “mini-me” version of your 1/10-scale rig, have I got news for you. Traxxas has released its Portal Axle Kit (#9843R) for the TRX-4M platform, allowing you to update your small-scale rig for improved ground clearance. Designed…

FMS FCX24M Land Rover D90 & Discovery Camel Trophy Edition [Photo Gallery]

FMS FCX24M Land Rover D90 & Discovery Camel Trophy Edition [Photo Gallery]

Everyone needs a little adventure in their lives. If you’re a fan of small-scale crawling and trail trucks, you’ll want to check out the newest release from FMS, the FCX24M. Featuring four models with Camel Trophy liveries, you can live out your own off-road R/C adventures with these fun and capable machines. Available for pre-order…

Overview: FMS FCX24M Land Rover Camel Trophy Edition [Video]

Overview: FMS FCX24M Land Rover Camel Trophy Edition [Video]

Camel Trophy, Land Rover, and R/C fanatics, your ride(s) have arrived. FMS has launched its newest small-scale crawling and trail truck platform, the FCX24M. Featuring four Camel Trophy-liveried models (Discovery, Range Rover, Defender 90, and Defender 110), you can take your love for extreme off-road adventure to a new level. In this video, I take…

Head Into Adventure with the FMS FCX24M Land Rover Camel Trophy Edition Lineup

Head Into Adventure with the FMS FCX24M Land Rover Camel Trophy Edition Lineup

The folks at FMS are all-in when it comes to the small-scale R/C crawling scene. With their array of models and platforms covering the 1/24 (FCX24), 1/18 (FCX18), and 1/12 scale of vehicles, you’d think they’d be content adding to those families. Well, they aren’t. Introducing FMS’s newest 1/24-scale platform, the FCX24M Camel Trophy Edition.…

ARRMA Mojave Grom 4×4 Small Scale Desert Truck

ARRMA Mojave Grom 4×4 Small Scale Desert Truck

ARRMA’s lineup of small-scale, go-fast R/C machines continues to expand thanks to the addition of their new Mojave Grom 4×4 Desert Truck. Following in the tracks of the Granite Grom and Typhon Grom, this new off-road truck takes the style and characteristics of the larger-scale Mojave models and packages it into a portable machine that…

Traxxas TRX-4M Upgrade Overview (Featuring REEFS RC & Injora Parts) [Video]

Traxxas TRX-4M Upgrade Overview (Featuring REEFS RC & Injora Parts) [Video]

Upgrading R/C components is always fun, no matter what size of machine you’re working on. Today, I gave one of my Traxxas TRX-4Ms some TLC by swapping out the motor, transmission gears, and steering servo. If you haven’t explored the many upgrades available for the TRX-4M, this video should help. Upgrades Covered in this Video:…

RC ASMR (Featuring the FMS FCX18 LC80) [Video]

RC ASMR (Featuring the FMS FCX18 LC80) [Video]

The sound of nature blended with the “whirrs” of R/C electronics–what’s not to love? I hadn’t run my FCX18 LC80 in a while, so a front-yard run was much needed. One of my favorite 1/18-scale rigs is the FCX18 LC80, and it’s always a treat to watch this rig do what it does. The FCX18…

Overview: FMS FCX24 Chevy K5 Blazer [Video]

Overview: FMS FCX24 Chevy K5 Blazer [Video]

The FMS FCX24 lineup has grown significantly over the years, with models ranging from crawler-focused rigs to highly detailed scale replicas. The FCX24 Chevrolet K5 Blazer is one of the new(er) additions to the FCX24 family, and it’s definitely a looker. Combining plenty of visual detail with a performance platform that can take on almost…

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