Category Archives: 1/24

Pick-up and Go with Axial’s Latest SCX24 RTR Model

Pick-up and Go with Axial’s Latest SCX24 RTR Model

Hit the small-scale trail with a 1967 Chevy C10 SCX24. Axial’s SCX24 has gained another branch on the family tree, thanks to the introduction of the 1967 Chevy C10. This 1/24-scale, ready-to-run (RTR) trail truck features a beautifully-crafted body that pairs perfectly with the durable and fun SCX24 chassis. Taking the surprising performance and capability…

Upgrades & Hop-ups for the Axial SCX24

Upgrades & Hop-ups for the Axial SCX24

Despite its small size, the Axial SCX24 has quickly established itself as a popular performer for fans of R/C crawling and trail driving. While this is a capable rig right out of the box, there are a few upgrades that you can make to allow your tiny truck to perform even better. Bodies The great…

Hitting the Rocks with Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt [Video]

Hitting the Rocks with Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt [Video]

Axial’s SCX24 Deadbolt has been a surprisingly-capable rig for both indoor and outdoor crawling. Despite its size, the Deadbolt has proven itself to handle everything from log piles and groomed trails to rock gardens and downed trees. I took the opportunity to run this rig over some modestly-sized rocks and was blown away by its…

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E 1976 Ford F-150

First-Impressions: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E 1976 Ford F-150

Carisma tweaks and tunes their 1/24-scale R/C crawler for true trail performance. Last year’s release of Carisma’s 1/24-scale MSA-1E crawler gave me high hopes for the state of small-scale crawling rigs. As a fan of larger-scale R/C crawlers, I’ve amassed quite a collection of scaled-down crawlers over the years, searching for the “perfect” rig for…

See it in Action: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Ford 1976 F-150

See it in Action: Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E Ford 1976 F-150

The recently-announced, second-generation Carisma Scale Adventure MSA-1E builds on the foundation of last year’s model and adds a few new bells and whistles, including lower gearing, a new motor, and an officially-licensed 1976 Ford F-150 body. While all of those upgrades sound nice, the real question remains; how does it perform? To answer that question,…

Carisma Launches Their Second-Generation MSA-1E Micro Crawler

Carisma Launches Their Second-Generation MSA-1E Micro Crawler

The expanded MSA-1E lineup now features a licensed, 1976 Ford F-150 body design. Originally spotted during coverage of the 2019 NRHSA convention, Carisma has officially released their second-generation, 1/24-scale crawler; the MSA-1E 1976 Ford F-150. Aside from the new, officially-licensed body, this rig also brings a few internal upgrades to the table. The gearing has…

Some Exciting Small-Scale News from NRHSA 2019!

Some Exciting Small-Scale News from NRHSA 2019!

Do you love small-scale R/C news? If so, this year’s NHRSA convention in Las Vegas had a few little tidbits that you might find interesting. After watching (and re-watching) RC Driver’s 2019 HRHSA Show coverage and receiving a tip from a fellow hobbyist (thanks, Adam W.) which pointed to a Facebook post by Competition-X, there are two…

It’s a Jeep Thing: Axial’s SCX24 2019 Jeep Wrangler JLU

It’s a Jeep Thing: Axial’s SCX24 2019 Jeep Wrangler JLU

YES!!! I mean…what do we have here? Setting aside my excitement for a moment, Axial has released a new addition to their SCX24 line; the SCX24 2019 Jeep Wrangler JLU (AXI00002T1/2). The SCX24 Deadbolt has quickly become my favorite small-scale crawler, and I’m thrilled to see this line of vehicles expanding. With their latest release,…

Carisma GT24 Hyundai i20 1/24-scale Brushless Rally Car

Carisma GT24 Hyundai i20 1/24-scale Brushless Rally Car

Over the past year, I’ve been holding out hope that Carisma would re-introduce a small-scale, go-fast, ready-to-run (RTR) model into their lineup. After announcing their GT24B and GT24R kits, I wasn’t sure what to expect next, but thankfully, they’ve answered my hobby hopes with two new RTR rally car models. For fans of jellybean-styled, compact…