Saturday, February 4, 2023

Greg Vogel

Basher Nitro Circus 4×4 1/10 Short Course Truck

Box art

The new Basher Nitro Circus 4×4 has just come through our front door and we put in on the RCD Reveal bench to see what it has to offer. This is an almost ready to run truck with electronics installed …

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Pro-Line Electron VTR Rear 1:10 Buggy Tire

PL Electron tire

The tire specialists at Pro-Line have been hard at work and just announced this new ground gripper for the 1/10 buggy market. The new Electron VTR 2.4″ tire comes in MC (clay) or M4 (super soft) compounds. The tread pattern …

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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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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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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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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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Will the Rallys Rise?

Drive a Rally

Last week Team Associated announced the upcoming release of the Qualifier Series ProRally 1/10-scale electric car. We’ve seen the chassis before on their ProLite short course truck, but the car has been fitted with some aggressive all-terrain tires, new bumpers …

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Today’s Randomness with Tony Phalen

What the?

OK Tamiya, why the black tube on the end of the motor shafts? You know the one that you need to grab and rip off the motor with your teeth!   Yes, Tony is on a roll today trying to …

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Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-T 3.0 Build Photo Gallery

8IGHT-T 3.0 Box

  While building our Team Losi Racing 8IGHT-T 3.0 competition race truggy, we photographed most of the steps so you can get an idea of the quality and design behind this popular 1/8-scale racer.   LINKS Team Losi Racing

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Prepping Carbon Fiber

Prep Carbon Fiber

  Carbon fiber is used on many RC cars for all types of things, from chassis to shock towers. The key benefit to carbon fiber is an excellent strength to weight ratio that makes it an ideal material for race …

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Project Stealth Rally: Part 1- The Collection

Project Stealth Rally

  Well look at this cool collection of parts we’ve gathered up! We’ve got the on-road/off-road bug biting us so what better to do than to build a cool rally car. The base of this project is actually a Slash …

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Project Ugly Truck: Part 5- It’s Alive!

Passenger Side

It took about a month to get Project Ugly Truck together in our spare time, but we did it, it’s done and it actually looks pretty cool. When we dug through a bin of parts and pulled out random pieces …

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Hy Traction Juice Shares National Autism Awareness Month

Hy Traction Autism Awareness SC

This hobby is made up of amazing men, women and most importantly, children and many times the sport brings families closer. That’s the case with the Conklin family. The Conklins are avid RC enthusiasts and the owners of Hy Traction …

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Grab some popcorn- Pro-Line’s Blockbuster is coming!

ProLine Blockbuster

  Just as we were packing up to head home for the day, Pro-Line slipped us this sneak peek of their new Blockbuster body for short course trucks. At first glance it appears like an angry armored truck, but we’re …

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