Sunday, March 18, 2018

Tekno RC NB48 Nitro Buggy Build Gallery

NB48 Built

  Tekno RC is a rapidly growing manufacturer that produces their own competition grade kits as well as conversions and accessories for a wide range of other vehicles on the market. They’ve recently made an impression in the nitro buggy crowd with …

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Novak Crusher / Ballistic 550 4×4 SCT System

crusher_ballistic550 copy

The folks in orange over at Novak have paired the updated Crusher esc with a ROAR approved Ballistic 550 sensor-based motor  This combo is ideal for 4×4 short course action as it is efficient and powerful.  Novak’s 6.5-turn/3400Kv Ballistic 550 …

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RB USA Offers $100 For Trade In Engines

RB Engine Deal

RB USA is back in action, offering the complete line of products from their popular engines to RTR cars, kits, tires and accessories. They’ve sent word to us of a special engine deal that we just had to pass on. …

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Losi TEN SCTe Tube Roll Cage from VG Racing


For those guys who are out of control bashers, installing a roll cage is often a good thing and the folks at VG Racing have cages for just about any application. I have been a fan of products from VG …

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HPI – Nitro RS4 3 Drift D. Yoshihara

HPI - Nitro RS4 3 Drift D. Yoshihara

Dai Yoshihara’s Discount Tire / Falken Tire Nissan S13 is now available in NITRO form from HPI. Built on a Nitro RS4 3 Drift chassis, it features a Nitro Star G3.0 engine, replica Falken Azenis RT-615K tires with officially licensed …

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The HPI D8S 4wd Nitro Buggy RTR


The D8S RTR racer in based on the D8 kit and loaded with HPI radio gear and powered by a nitro star F3.5 engine.  It features SF-W waterproof throttle/brake servo, a 3mm thick aluminum chassis, spiral cut diff gears, solid …

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Vaterra RC Licensed Ford Raptor 4WD Pre-Runner RTR

RCD Reveal: Vaterra RC Licensed Ford Raptor 4WD Pre-Runner RTR

While I love all sorts of RC, I’ve been recently drawn more and more to RC based on real vehicles. The Ford Raptor is on my must-have bucket list (both RC and 1:1 scale) and it appears today is the …

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Team KNK Stainless Steel Screw Sets from TheToyz

TheToyz - Team KNX Stainless Steel Screw Sets_2 copy

TheToyz is now offering Team KNK stainless steel screw sets of the Axial, SCX10 and Traxxas Slash, Rustler, Stampede, and Bandit. These quality stainless steel hex head screw kit sets are bagged separately and marked for easy recognizing. Drive on over …

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ECX Circuit 4WD Stadium Truck

ECX Circuit 4WD Box Art

ECX is working hard to create awesome machines for those looking to bomb their backyard or any other off-road site. Their new 4WD offerings, like the Circuit 4WD Stadium Truck shown here, appear to be more than capable of dishing out the …

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Tamiya M05 Pro VII Kit

Tamiya - M05 Ver.II PRO Chassis Kit_Copy

The Tamiya M05 Pro VII features CVA type oil filled shocks, a DF03 heatsink bar set to keep the motor operating efficiently, a full set of ball bearing set, tough anodized aluminum steering servo arm, aluminum servo mount and aluminum …

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TRF201XM 2WD Off-Road Buggy from Tamiya

Tamiya - TRF201XM copy

The TRF201XM chassis is the TRF201 converted into a mid-motor chassis, including modifications beyond those offered by the conversion kit seen in Item 42257 TRF201 XM Conversion Set.  Other updates include a revised aluminum chassis that features new dimensions to …

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What Was Old Is New Again – Toyota Mountain Rider – 4×4 Pick-Up from Tamiya

Tamiya - Toyota Mountain Rider - 4x4 Pick-Up copy

This re-release of the Mountaineer features a 3-speed transmission that can be shifted on the fly with a third channel. There is a metal ladder frame chassis with aluminum solid axles up front while the rear uses a true to life …

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Project Stealth Rally: Part 2- Rear Suspension Upgrade

Rear Arms Installed

We want our Stealth Rally to handle like its on rails so we’re swapping out the stock arms for Pro-Line’s arms from their ProTrac Suspension Kit. The arms are longer so the hinge point sits further out in the wheel. …

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Budget Drifting – HobbyKing Mission-D GTR

Budget Drifting - HobbyKing Mission-D GTR

I’ve been in the hobby for three decades and have witnessed the introduction of the many different ways we now enjoy radio control vehicles. From Nitro to electric, from monster trucks to short course racers, there always seems to be …

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Dynamite 50C Reaction LiPo Battery Packs

Dynamite - 50C Reaction LiPo Battery Packs

Reliable Dynamite Reaction battery packs are now available with a 50C discharge rate and a 3S charge rate for quick recharging.  They are priced well and are available in a variety of types including 2S, 3S and 4S in 4000mAh …

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