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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Greg Vogel

Review of Team Associated’s 1/10 Scale Electric 2WD Buggy: B5M Factory Lite Race Buggy

It's incredible how quickly 2WD buggies are evolving and the directions they are going. When 2WD buggies surged back into the RC scene they were rear motor mounted as they had been for years, but now mid motor has become standard for high bite indoor racing

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Set up Your RC Car or Truck for FPV Driving

What used to be an out of reach, industry rarity in years past, FPV (First- Person View) systems have found their way into countless RC vehicles over the past few months. Sure, there is mini quad rotor racing with goggles strapped on or planes giving fixed wing “rides” to anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the view from the cockpit, but what about the car guys?

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Tamiya Turbo City: RC Old School Tuner Import

Reminiscent of vehicles from the golden age of RC, the new Tamiya Turbo City Honda evokes memories of early models from the manufacturer. Complete with a hard shell body and helmeted driver figure, this wheelie popping street ride is all about fun and just looking at it will bring on the smiles and laughs.

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Axial Racing SMT10 Grave Digger Monster Jam Truck

Axial SMT10

Axial has been unleashing new machines left and right and for Axial enthusiasts, we’ve been graced with new chassis designs rather than the slap a body on that ol’ frame routine.  The latest machine to go viral in the social …

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Wild Axial SCX10 RC Jeep Project

There are a few RC vehicles on the market that seem to have an endless number of aftermarket parts available and the Axial SCX10 is one of those machines. It seems like wherever you look online, there is a totally custom SCX10 that has some parts you’ve never seen before.

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RC Crawler Review: Exceed MaxStone

In the RC Driver offices we’re often asked by enthusiasts and even manufacturers what we think the next big thing is or if we could request one new vehicle from any company, what would it be? Well for over two years now, we’ve been wishing there was a large scale crawler offering.

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Tamiya Toyota 4×4 Mountain Rider RC Truck Review

Without a doubt Tamiya has a huge following in the RC world. They’ve helped introduce this hobby to so many people over the years and if you ask any RCer to rattle off a few names of popular Tamiya kits or a list of Tamiya kits they would like to have, the Bruiser or Mountaineer would most likely be on the list.

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Nitro Buggy Review Sworkz S350 EVO II

Developing a new car brand is not an easy thing to do nowadays, but one company seems to be having an easy time gaining respect in the racing community and that company is SWorkz. SWorkz has been around for several years with quality products and designs and they have signed World Champion driver, Atsushi Hara to wheel their extensive line of race vehicles.

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RC Car Event Promotes Blood Donations

One year ago I introduced you to Adam Munds here in the Backyard page and shared with you his passion for the RC hobby and how he used that passion to organize RC Fest. This one-day event was created to promote the hobby and more importantly, educate people on the importance of blood donation.

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Team Durango DESC10 Review

The new Team Durango kits are making their way hobby shop shelves and we grabbed one of the first DESC10 short course truck kits available to see what these new platforms are all about. All eyes are certainly on Team Durango right now as they’ve taken a new approach for an RC racing company by primarily focusing on the “club racer”

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Serpent Spyder SRX2 RC Short Course Review

Serpent has really been on the move, really on the move to be exact. They have been pumping out race ready machines in all popular racing classes and then backing up their competition vehicles with ready-to-run machines so that casual racers and bashers, too, can enjoy competition quality and design in a package that’s easy to take from the box to the play site.

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Traxxas Super Speed 4×4 Build & Giveaway [Updated 7-7-16]

Traxxas Super Speed 4x4 Build & Giveaway

  CLICK HERE TO ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN OUR TRAXXAS SUPER SPEED 4X4 BUILD!  RC Driver’s information packed newsletter just got more exciting! For the next two months we’ll be turning our Traxxas Rally 4×4 from a feature article …

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Team Losi Racing 22SCT RC Short Course Truck Review

Short course racing’s spot in the competition world is solid, requiring companies to build top-of-the-line trucks for those who want to win. Team Losi Racing is without a doubt one of those companies that is continually striving to produce better competition machines for their followers.

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Review of the Tactic TTX3000 3-Channel RC Radio System

Tactic has made a name for them- selves with their easy-to-use, feature packed and frugally priced aircraft transmitters, but it has been a while since they gave any great deal of attention to their radios on the surface side. The wait is now over though, with the release of the TTX300.

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Keep Your RC Gear Safe

Well, I hate to be the barer of bad news, but the RC hobby and industry isn’t just birthday parties with pony rides. Sure, the vast majority of my editorials focus on the positive things we encounter in the RC world and values I’d like to instill to our valued readers so you get the best experience possible for the hobby you love.

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