Category Archives: 1/16

Flash Back to the Glory Days of R/C with the Losi Mini JRX2

Flash Back to the Glory Days of R/C with the Losi Mini JRX2

As the saying goes, everything old is new again. While they’re no stranger to retro and old-school models, Losi has released a new buggy that’s caught my attention; the 1/16-scale Mini JRX2 Buggy. Reformatted for a smaller scale, this little buggy pays homage to the 1/10-scale JRX2 from the late-80s. Featuring a brushed motor, LiPo…

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,…