Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Build Blogs

3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – HPI Vorza Flux HP

The HPI Vorza holds a special place for me in the RC world. It was the first time I really “got it” and experienced the raw power and joy of 1/8th scale electric vehicles. What is even more impressive is …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – Traxxas Ford Fiesta ST Rally

Traxxas 1/10 Scale Ford Fiesta ST Rally

I have always been fascinated by full scale rally racing cars. The thought of an overpowered 4WD monster barreling down a windy course barely large enough for the vehicle at ridiculous speeds has always intrigued, and frightened me. I could …

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Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4: Dirt & Dust Video

Pro-Line PRO-MT

You want more from the Pro-Line PRO-MT 4×4? Well here is the action packed Dirt & Dust segment. Watch the PRO-MT 4×4 fly through the air and take massive punishment. This is one tough truck! Extreme. Durable. Performance. Every part …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – Tamiya TT02

Tamiya TT02

I have a soft spot for Tamiya, being the manufacturer of the first RC car kit I ever built (and many more after that). Still to this day they provide many high quality kits in an RTR world with insane …

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Get Into 3D Printing For RC – Vaterra Scale Build Part 1

3D Printing For RC

For many years I have been reading about the wonders of 3D printing and have been salivating at the thought of what this new hobby can do when paired with RC. The printers themselves and supporting material used to have …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – ECX Circuit Brushed 2WD Stadium Truck

ECX Circuit

ECX is a company that keeps pushing out quality products generally geared for the more beginner hobbyists. The ECX Circuit is no exception, its a tough as nails product that is a blast and comes with everything needed to run …

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Pro-Line Racing Fugitive Off-Road 1:5 Tires

Pro-Line Racing Fugitive

Based on the tire that Ty Tessmann used to win the 1:8 Buggy World Championships, Pro-Line is proud to introduce the Fugitive for 1:5 Truck! Pro-Line is putting the competition on the run with the all-new Fugitive race tire since …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – Losi 8IGHT Nitro RTR

Nowadays, entering racing can not be any easier or more cost effective. Losi’s 8IGHT Nitro RTR is probably the best bang for your buck option out on the market today with an RTR price of only $350. The package has …

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Seal up your sensored motor

Many drivers are bashers only, and have rigs set up for all conditions. I have such a rig in my fleet and folks are always amazed at my scaler’s ability to take on waterlogged trails and water crossings with ease.

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – RS4 Sport 3 Drift

RS4 Sport 3 Drift

The HPI RS4 chassis has been around for awhile, but HPI’s most recent iteration of the chassis features both killer looks and great improvements. My favorite version is the newer Mustang RTR driven by none other than Vaughn Gittin Jr. …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – Arrma Kraton 6S BLX

Arrma Kraton

The Arrma 8th-scale vehicles are some of the most popular vehicles I see being discussed online and in person. With good reason too, they are some of the fastest and most durable trucks out there and it is no wonder …

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Pro-Line Class 1 Hyrax 1.9” Rock Crawler Tire

Pro-Line Class 1 Hyrax

The future of Class1 Tire Performance has arrived with Pro-Line’s all-new 1.9” (4.19” OD x 1.4” Width) Hyrax Tire! Designed from the ground up for maximum grip on the toughest terrain, the Class 1 legal Hyrax tire is ready for …

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3 Upgrade Ideas Thursday – Vaterra Ascender

Vaterra Ascender

It is always nice to see the scale aspect of our hobby get some love, and Vaterra has always been looking out for us. The Vaterra Ascender was released about a year ago and since then has been a huge …

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Peace, Love, and VW’s – Project MST CMX Type II VW Bus

Project MST CMX

When the Max Speed Technology (MST) CMX was released in January of 2016, I was instantly drawn to its specifications. The rig offered a width and wheelbase that closely aligned to Tamiya CC01 bodies. I could not wait on the …

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Pro-Line Racing Classic Interior for Rock Crawling Bodies

Pro-Line Racing Classic Interior

Pro-Line now offers style and comfort with their brand new Classic Interior for all of you Scale Crawler fans with front cab trucks! This is a Classic Interior for Rock Crawling Bodies. The Pro-Line Racing Classic Interior features a bench …

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