Reviews

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…

Review: Injora Rock Tarantula Chassis Conversion Kit for the TRX-4M

Review: Injora Rock Tarantula Chassis Conversion Kit for the TRX-4M

It’s hard to make a good thing even better. The Traxxas TRX-4M is one of my favorite small-scale crawler/trail models, and since buying my first last year, I’ve been in love with the performance and versatility that this 1/18-scale machine wields. Perfectly content with swapping out bodies and applying custom scale bits to these machines,…

Review: Injora Aluminum Front & Rear Bumpers for the TRX-4M Land Rover Defender

Review: Injora Aluminum Front & Rear Bumpers for the TRX-4M Land Rover Defender

The Traxxas TRX-4M has become one of my favorite small-scale (or any-scale) R/C machines. My collection currently sits at three, but I can see that growing in the not-too-distant future. Regarding the machines I now have in my collection, it hasn’t taken me long to upgrade and customize them. While some upgrades have been performance-focused,…