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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Reviews

ProTek Carrier Bags

When it comes to nifty support gear for the RC market, I’m on the scene to see what the new product is all about. ProTek RC has been expanding its accessory line and it now includes a series of cool bags for carrying your precious RC cargo, so needless to say I’m all over checking out these new items.

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Team Losi Racing 22T 2.0 Review

There are few RC racing classes as unique as Stadium Truck racing. Stadium trucks feature more ground clearance and wider stances than their Buggy brethren, yet they also feature a shorter wheelbase than and open wheel configuration when compared to short course trucks. Team Losi Racing introduced the concept of a purpose-built, racing-orientated stadium truck

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BSR Racing Bz-444 Pro Review

4WD ELECTRIC BUGGY Words: Steve Trebing Photos: Edwin Rodriguez This article was originally published in RC Driver’s August 2016 issue. The electric four-wheel drive buggy continues to be a prominent class to run among the racing crowd. At the local tracks, …

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Team Energy T8X 1/8 Brushless Buggy Review

Team Energy is quickly gaining traction among the Exceed RC line of vehicles available at Nitro RCX.The new T8X electric 1/8 buggy is no exception to that rule and offers up a hefty dose of beauty and brute force in a single, economically priced package. Building off of the wildly popular G8X nitro buggy

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Hyper Mt Sport Plus Nitro Review

HoBao is back! I wanted to write this article just so I could say that! Under their previous distribution it was sometimes unclear ... was the distributor the brand or was the company that manufactures the car the brand? So some may be a little confused over my excitement. HoBao is the company that made all those great Hyper vehicles; the Hyper 7, the Hyper 9, the Hyper MT. Starting to ring a bell?

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Big 5 GPS Meter

Ever wondered just how fast your RC car is capable of going? Ever get into a heated debate with a fellow bash or race buddy over which of your cars is faster? Unless you’ve got access to a commercial grade radar gun, the answer is still just a combination of irrationally composed hypotheses and speculation … until now.

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Team Associated RC8B3 1/8 Nitro Buggy Review

The wait was worth it! Photos by Walter Sidas   It’s no secret that Team Associated fans all over have been eagerly awaiting a new 1/8 competition off-road buggy from the multiple World and National title holding manufacturer. The versions …

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LRP Deep Blue 420 Race

There is no doubt that the world of radio control boats can be tough to break into compared to our land- based counterparts. If our four-wheeled vehicle flips over or has an electronic failure, we just walk over and get back up and running right away. With boats you can’t really do that… or can you?

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Review: SST Stadium Truck

No one can deny the popularity of stadium-style short course racing. The Stadium Super Truck series has introduced this type of racing to crowds all over the world – many of which will never see the excitement of these highly competitive and well designed trucks in person. The folks at LaTrax are giving us this opportunity in a compact package that can be enjoyed by RC enthusiasts and stadium truck fans alike.

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Reviewed – SAMIX Aluminum Option parts for the Axial SCX10

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There are countless manufacturers of aftermarket option parts for radio controlled cars.  Some of these manufactures have been around for years and years and product some top quality products.  Others come and go rather quickly due to quality issues.  Because …

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Losi Mini 8IGHT With Spektrum AVC

On July 12, 2015 TLR picked up yet another ROAR national championship in the 1/8 electric off-road category. The car, the 8IGHT-E 3.0, is a proven, durable, easy-to-drive off-road piece of art. As I am sure you know, this race machine has a little brother, the 1/14-scale Mini 8IGHT!

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Crawler King Review

I am a sucker for classic Broncos and the HPI Crawler King certainly caught my attention. The 2.2-inch crawler seems set to capture the imaginations of those new to RC and the more experienced hobbyist as well. Whether you’re testing the limits on the technical trails or just bashing in the backyard, the HPI Crawler King is at home in all off-road situations.

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RDC Stuff

Cool Stuff from RC Driver

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Axial Wraith Spawn Rock Racer Kit

Since I got my first SCX10 a while back, I’ve been waiting for the next version of the Wraith to come out before pulling the trigger on one. The new Wraith Spawn is now available and let’s just say the wait was well worth it. It features all the same great things about the original vehicle, but with a few key improvements and a killer new body.

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Reviewed – HobbyStar Tools – Top Quality At A Great Price

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When wrenching on your vehicle, while at the track or in your home based workshop, having the right tool for the job makes life considerably easier. There is nothing worse than fumbling around through a tool box sorting through wrenches trying to locate the right size and getting frustrated grabbing a wrench too large or too small.

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