Reviews

FMS FMT24 First-look & Overview [Video]

FMS FMT24 First-look & Overview [Video]

FMS is known for its detailed, scale trail models, but what about bashers? The FMT24 Chevy Colorado is one of their newer models, and it’s a fun little machine that packs quite a wallop (despite its size). With a detailed polycarbonate body Here’s a first look, overview, and a little action footage of this 1/24-scale…

Unboxed: Redcat Ascent-18 [Video]

Unboxed: Redcat Ascent-18 [Video]

They got me hook, line, and sinker. Redcat had me at the announcement of their new 1/18-scale R/C crawler, the Ascent-18. Then, they had me at the color choices and the chassis design. Then they dropped the special $99.99 introductory price (through May 1, 2024), and…that was all it took. Less than a week later,…

Unboxed: FMS FCX18 Chevrolet K10 [Video]

Unboxed: FMS FCX18 Chevrolet K10 [Video]

FMS has finally taken the wraps off of its latest FCX18 model, the FCX18 Chevy K10 Cheyenne. This beautifully detailed 1/18-scale truck features an ABS plastic hardbody, an array of scale visual details, LED lights, and a two-speed transmission. It’s a great companion for your next camping trip or outdoor hike. The folks at FMS…

Review: FMS FCX18 Toyota Land Cruiser 80

Review: FMS FCX18 Toyota Land Cruiser 80

It never fails. As soon as I think I’ve found my new favorite R/C model, a challenger always emerges to make a run for the title. Having been on a Traxxas TRX-4M kick for the past year, I found myself drawn to one of the newer 1/18-scale trail and crawling rigs to hit the market;…

Review: FMS 1/24 Smasher V2 “High Roller II” Monster Truck

Review: FMS 1/24 Smasher V2 “High Roller II” Monster Truck

Monster trucks and the R/C hobby go hand-in-hand. As early as I can remember, there have always been radio-controlled monster trucks in hobby shops. While there are few that have managed to nail every aspect of the 1:1 monster truck experience, there are some that come awfully close. The 1/24-scale FCX24 Smasher/Smasher V2 from FMS…