Category Archives: 1/16

Save $10 on the Redcat Volcano-16 Through March 15 (2021)

Save $10 on the Redcat Volcano-16 Through March 15 (2021)

If you’re looking for a small, fun R/C basher, the 1/16-scale Redcat Volcano -16 might be just what you’re looking for. This brushed-powered monster truck features nimble handling, impressive throttle response and can provide plenty of entertainment for hobbyists of any skill level. Between now and Monday, March 15 (2021), you can save $10 on…

Redcat Volcano-16 Small-scale R/C Monster Truck

Redcat Volcano-16 Small-scale R/C Monster Truck

Redcat has released a pre-holiday surprise in the form of a 1/16-scale monster truck. If you’re looking for an R/C-related stocking stuffer, take a look at the Redcat Volcano-16. While I haven’t seen one of these trucks up-close, it appears to be a re-badged version of Haiboxing’s 1/16-scale monster truck, which has been an incredibly…

First-Impressions: Haiboxing 16899 1/16-scale Monster Truck

First-Impressions: Haiboxing 16899 1/16-scale Monster Truck

Taking a closer look at a sub-$100 small-sale, radio-controlled, monster truck. I’ve become familiar with several R/C brands over the years, but there are plenty that I haven’t had the opportunity to experience yet. One of those brands is Haiboxing, maker of a variety of budget-priced R/C models ranging from monster trucks and crawlers to…

FTX Announces a 1/16-scale Outback Ranger XC Trail Truck

FTX Announces a 1/16-scale Outback Ranger XC Trail Truck

FTX RC has announced a new addition to their 1/16-scale trail truck lineup, the Outback Ranger XC. As mentioned in their Facebook page announcement, there are already versions of the Outback Ranger in 1/10 and 1/24-scale, so this new model slides right in-between those two options. Featuring Hobbywing electronics for the ESC, a brushed 370-size…

See it in Action: Losi Mini-B 1/16 RTR Buggy

See it in Action: Losi Mini-B 1/16 RTR Buggy

Losi has re-embraced the small-scale lifestyle. Following the introduction of their Mini-T 2.0 truggy, this well-known name in the world of R/C has released the Mini-B, a 1/16-scale buggy that’s born from competition-focused genes. While pictures can whet our appetite, seeing a vehicle in motion really tells the tale of what to expect from just…

Mini-Madness: Losi Mini-B 2WD RTR Buggy

Mini-Madness: Losi Mini-B 2WD RTR Buggy

Experience the thrill of R/C buggy competition on a smaller scale with Losi’s latest release, the Mini-B RTR Buggy. At 1/16-scale, this scaled-down buggy has an impressive pedigree, as it’s a smaller version of the Team Losi Racing 1/10-scale 22 Buggy. Similar to the Losi Mini-T 2.0 truggy, this buggy features a durable design that…

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,…

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…

WPL C24 1/16-scale R/C Trail Truck

WPL C24 1/16-scale R/C Trail Truck

From what I’ve seen, the hottest small-scale R/C models of 2018 aren’t from any of the mainstream hobby brands. No, the maker of some of the most sought-after machines is WPL, a brand that you’ll find on sites such as GearBest, Banggood, and GeekBuying.com. Following up the success of models such as the C14 “Hercules”…