Kyosho Mini-Z Corvette ZR1

The popular Kyosho Mini-Z has a new body style for fans of Chevrolet sports cars. The Mini-Z Corvette ZR1 features the modern styling of the 1:1 ‘Vette replicated in a 1/27-scale package. With a chassis that’s packed to the gills with components, this small-scale sports car features rear-wheel drive, a sporty motor, and adjustable wheel…

Kyosho Mini-Z Corvette ZR1

Kyosho Mini-Z Corvette ZR1

The popular Kyosho Mini-Z has a new body style for fans of Chevrolet sports cars. The Mini-Z Corvette ZR1 features the modern styling of the 1:1 ‘Vette replicated in a 1/27-scale package. With a chassis that’s packed to the gills with components, this small-scale sports car features rear-wheel drive, a sporty motor, and adjustable wheel…

Buy One, Get One Half-off During the 1RC Racing Father’s Day Sale

Buy One, Get One Half-off During the 1RC Racing Father’s Day Sale

Hit the track with family and friends with this deal on small-scale R/C racing machines. It takes two to tango and it also takes two to race. During the 1RC Racing Father’s Day Special, when you buy one 1/18-scale Midget 2.0 or Sprint Car at regular price, you can get another for 50% off. 1RC Racing…

First-Impressions: Axial SCX24 Deadbolt

First-Impressions: Axial SCX24 Deadbolt

A small-scale rock crawler that’s packed with surprises. I’ve learned to temper my expectations when it comes to new R/C models. Too often, it seems my internal hype machine goes into overdrive and I become let down by various aspects of a new radio-controlled vehicle. As I mulled Axial’s latest small-scale release, the SX24 Deadbolt,…

Create a Custom 1/18-scale Crawler with the UGR Platform from Ripper RC

Create a Custom 1/18-scale Crawler with the UGR Platform from Ripper RC

I recently came across a new R/C brand that piqued my interest, all because of their recently-launched small-scale crawler. Ripper RC, a maker of unique radio-controlled boats and surface vehicles, has launched their UGR Platform, a 1/18-scale R/C crawler. Combining 3D printed elements with custom-designed chassis components, the UGR Platform offers an array of built-to-order…

Hit the Track for Less: 1RC Racing’s 1/18-scale Midget 1.0 is now $139.99

Hit the Track for Less: 1RC Racing’s 1/18-scale Midget 1.0 is now $139.99

With the release of their 1/18-scale Midget 2.0 racer, 1RC Racing has discounted the price of their first-generation oval track machine. This brushless-powered, ready-to-run (RTR) model features everything you need to get up to speed, including a 2.4GHz radio system, battery, and charger. Supplies are limited as 1RC Racing is trying to make room for…

A Go-anywhere Explorer: Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt

A Go-anywhere Explorer: Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt

Man, do I love small-scale R/C crawlers. Whether it’s Pro-Line’s Ambush 4×4, Carisma Scale Adventure’s MSA-1E, or the ECX Barrage 1/24, the fact that I can get the thrill of radio-controlled trail driving anywhere, anytime is…huge. Now there’s a new option for 1/24-scale R/C crawling; the Axial SCX24 Deadbolt. That’s right, the mad geniuses at…

1RC Racing Releases Their Second-generation Midget Racer

1RC Racing Releases Their Second-generation Midget Racer

If you want to bring the excitement of oval-track racing to your backyard, the lineup of sprint, Silver Crown, and midget cars from 1RC Racing appears to fit the bill. Their latest release is the second-generation of their 1/18-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) midget racer, the Midget 2.0. There are a number of internal updates on this…

WPL C34 FJ40 1/16-scale R/C Crawler

WPL C34 FJ40 1/16-scale R/C Crawler

The lineup of 1/16-scale models from WPL is expanding, thanks to the upcoming WPL C34. With a body design reminiscent of the Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser, this small-scale crawler will be offered in both kit and ready-to-run (RTR) models. Similar to other WPL models, this vehicle appears to feature a ladder-frame chassis, plastic axle housings,…

Kyosho Mini-Z RWD Mazda 787B Le Mans Racer

Kyosho Mini-Z RWD Mazda 787B Le Mans Racer

Fans of auto racing now have a new, small-scale R/C model to take to the track. Kyosho has expanded their Mini-Z RWD lineup to include a replica of the Mazda 787B. The compact MR-03 chassis features a compact design and includes adjustable width settings (narrow or wide), a port for an optional gyro, and can…

Tamiya is Prepping a Snack-sized Lunchbox Mini Monster Van

Tamiya is Prepping a Snack-sized Lunchbox Mini Monster Van

The Tamiya Lunchbox is a well-known and much-loved model among longtime R/C enthusiasts. This classic (and recently refreshed) kit provides the thrill of building with the fun of a radio-controlled monster truck. It now appears that Tamiya is readying a small-scale version of this R/C classic. While this isn’t the first time Tamiya has released…

Building an Orlandoo Hunter OH32A03 – Putting it All Together

Building an Orlandoo Hunter OH32A03 – Putting it All Together

This build series is sponsored by RCMart.com. We’re here. The home stretch. The final lap. The last mile. However you want to phrase it, the Orlandoo Hunter OH32A03 build is coming to an end. Throughout the entire process, I’ve been challenged by this build but it’s also been a fun process. The last segment of…

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