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Vintage Tamiya Blackfoot Returns for 2016 Re-release

The Blackfoot is an ionic nameplate in Tamiya history. Right up there with the Bruiser and others like the Midnight Pumpkin and Lunchbox. They all come from the same generation. This was the start for many kids and adults in the 80’s. Owning one of these in a collection today meant you were able to […]

Pro-Line Racing Brawler Clod Buster Style Wheels Review

As a kid, I loved monster trucks. What little boy didn’t? When it came to the RC hobby and the desire to relive the monster truck experience at home, the only option around was the Tamiya Clod Buster. Other trucks followed soon after like the Tamiya Bull Head, Kyosho USA-1, Tamiya Juggernaut and TXT-1, but slowly […]

The Hobby Hangout

While I’m lucky to have a backyard that’s ideal for rock crawling and, in the past, I have lived in towns with either RC clubs or hobby shops, for the most part, I currently travel to do RC–especially competitive RC. Sometimes I travel pretty far. For local racing, I’ll go 45 minutes to Waterbury, CT for […]

STRC Axial Wraith Monster Truck Izilla Chassis Review

If you like monster trucks there are plenty of choices in RC, but if you’re a true fan of the real car crushers and want realism in your RC, which means ditching independent suspension for solid axles, your options are a lot more limited. To make matters worse, the mainstay–the Tamiya Clod Buster–is getting, well, […]

Pro-Line Racing – Super-Bright LED Light Bars

These new light bars from Pro-line racing feature Super-Bright WHITE LED’s captured in a durable Nylon type housing. They come in 3 different sizes. 6″ curved along with 4″ & 2″ straight. Designed to run off 2S or 3S Lipo Power. They can also plug directly into the radio’s receiver port, making this upgrade easy […]

STRC CNC Aluminum 5.5mm/7.0mm Nut Drivers & 17mm Wrench

If you have been around any RC toolbox for a while, and wrenched on some rigs, you know a thing or two about having the right tools. This is essential with building and repairing any job or task successfully. Bottom line, the wrong tools can get you frustrated and cause damage to the components your […]

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  • Pro-Line Racing Brawler Clod Buster Wheels

    Pro-Line Racing Brawler Clod Buster Wheels

    You’ve heard of the economics theory of supply and demand. It’s easy to see how it works, but sometimes there are baffling instances of no supply despite a clear demand. Such is the case with Clod Buster wheel choices. Over the years, there just haven’t been that many affordable wheel choices for Clod or solid […]

  • HPI Venture FJ Scale Rock Rocker

    HPI Venture FJ Scale Rock Rocker

    Looks like there’s going to be a new crawler at the party. HPI Racing has posted a video of an upcoming release called the Venture FJ. There hasn’t been an official press release yet, so all that we know (or anyone knows) is what we can see on the video and what HPI has told […]

  • STRC Axial Wraith Monster Truck Izilla Chassis Conversion

    STRC Axial Wraith Monster Truck Izilla Chassis Conversion

    STRC has clearly been watching the scale monster truck scene explode and become bigger than it’s been in a long time. I’m not talking about the 80’s classics here; the new breed of monster trucks that are being built today are a mixed bunch of custom builds, and one of the top brands people are […]

  • DROMIDA MT4.18 RTR Long-Term Test

    DROMIDA MT4.18 RTR Long-Term Test

    If you ask most people who have 1/10-scale or larger RC vehicles how they feel about mini 1/18-scale vehicles and they might be wondering what’s the point? I admit that I was one of those individuals–until recently. I’ve never really been a fan of driving anything smaller than 1/10 scale, but once I got my hands on the […]

  • Pro-Line Roll-Up Pit Mat Review

    Pro-Line Roll-Up Pit Mat Review

    Whether you wrench on your RC at home and don’t want to ruin your kitchen table or at track and want to stay organized, Pro-Line has a new roll-up style pit mat that you might find to be a perfect addition to your tool collection. FEATURES The blue mat is adorned with some Pro-Line logos […]

  • Tamiya Monster Beetle Re-release

    Tamiya Monster Beetle Re-release

      This is going to thrill the old school crowd. The Monster Beetle was a huge hit for Tamiya in the golden age of RC during the 1980’s. It was part of the Frog and Blackfoot family, and like many of Tamiya’s models from that time period, the Monster Beetle was practically a household name. […]

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