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JConcepts Landmines 1.9 Performance Scale Tires

Normally you’d want to avoid land mines, but in the case of the new JConcepts 1.9 Landmines, you’ll probably want to get some. JConcepts states the Landmines are performance scale tire and were developed over a two-year period of testing, tuning and analysis. The split-block center design has been sliced, stepped and recessed for flexibility…

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SMC Precision LiPo Alarm Review

NiCds (NiCads) are long gone; NiMH packs might still around thanks to RTRs, but overall, the LiPo is the most prevalent battery chemistry in RC. Yet, despite how widespread its use is, a lot of people are still intimidated by the technology. To make LiPos more user-friendly, almost every speed control is outfitted with a…

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JConcepts SCT Fling King Tires

Little backstory: the main driver of the popular Grave Digger monster truck, Dennis Anderson, got his motor sports start, not in car crushing, but in down-and-dirty competitive mud bogging. In fact, Grave Digger was a mud truck long before it was ever a monster truck. Working on a working man’s budget, Anderson got a little…

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HoBao Hyper EPX 1/10 Semi Truck

We don’t know too much about it, but the new HoBao Hyper EPX 1/10 Semi Truck is too cool not to share. If you’re a night owl or suffer from insomnia, you’ve probably seen European semi-truck racing. It’s pretty wild and often leads to some wild crashes. It even has a cult-like following in RC with more…

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HPI Jumpshot SC V2

HPI has expanded its Jumpshot lineup to include a short course version, version two, that is appropriately called the Jumpshot SC V2. It joins the stadium truck, Jumpshot ST, and the monster truck, Jumpshot MT. Like its stablemates, the SC V2 features a twin vertical plate (TVP) chassis, which is a design that HPI made…

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T-Bone Racing XV4 Front Bumper for Traxxas Maxx

T-Bone Racing must have gone to the drawing board the second it got its hands on the new Traxxas Maxx. First was the Maxximus bumper. The second offering from T-Bone Racing is the XV4 front bumper. It’s compatible with the stock LED setup and adds some style and a lot of durability. A front bumper…

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T-Bone Racing Maxximus Front Bumper for Traxxas Maxx

Talk about fast. The Traxxas Maxx is still brand new, and while many people haven’t even seen one in person yet, the crew at T-Bone Racing already has two new bumper options. T-Bone Racing made a name for itself via its nearly indestructible bumpers and similar accessories. For the Maxx, T-Bone Racing has two offerings….

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Pro-Line Avenger HP 1/8 Buggy Belted Tires

Pro-Line has increased its lineup of belted tires to include on-road tire for 1/8-scale buggies. The Avenger HP 1:8 Buggy Belted tires have what Pro-Line describes as a high-performance herringbone weave pattern belt on the inside of the tire. Since they are reinforced, the Avenger HP tires will not balloon or expand during use and will…

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XRAY How It’s Made Video Series

If you’ve ever wanted a true behind the scenes look at how state-of-the-art hobby-grade RC vehicles are made, scroll on down. This is the video series for you. In these videos, Xray’s chief designer Martin Hudy takes you for a tour of the only RC car production plant in Europe, which is located in Trenčín, Slovakia….

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Pro-Line Grunt 1.9 Tires

  Pro-Line’s new Grunt tires fit 1.9 in. wheels and measure in at 4.4 in. tall and 1.4 in. wide. The military tire tread pattern is the perfect scale choice for a variety of vehicles such as Unimogs and also the recent surge of 6x6s. Pro-Line adds that they’re perfect for tradition single and also…

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Losi 1/5 DBXL-E 2.0 4WD Brushless Desert Buggy RTR

The big 1/5-scale Losi DBXL-E has been updated to 2.0 status. The original DBXL-E had a reputation of agile handling, impressive out-of-the-box speeds and noteworthy durability. Now, the Losi DBXL-E 2.0 looks to continue to build on that status with a bunch of new features and improvements. According to Losi, its designers have built the DBXL-E…

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Pit Bull RC Rocker Tread Insta-Trax

Off-roading is fun–until you get stuck. Full-size enthusiasts have been using devices such as sand ladders and traction boards for years. RC scalers have been doing the same because they look cool and, well, they work. For the most part, other than color, these traction aids have all pretty much looked the same. That has…

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Axial SCX10 II 1955 Ford F-100 RTR

Cool. Something different. Like a lot of you, I get sick of the same old same old. Between that and being a sucker for vintage Fords, I think Axial’s latest, a 1955 Ford, is pretty darn cool. It’s built on the proven SCX10 II platform, so you’re probably familiar with all the main features. The…

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Shark RC Bodies Hammerhead Street Stock Body

Thanks to the growing popularity of the Traxxas Slash on the dirt oval, relative newcomer Shark RC Bodies has, in turn, also become a popular choice. The latest from Shark RC Bodies, however, isn’t for short course trucks turned left handers. It’s a street stock body for 1/10-scale buggies. Like its big brothers, the Hammerhead…

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RC4WD Trident Foldable Winch Anchor

Whether we’re talking scale or the real deal, a winch without something to attach to is pretty useless. That’s where anchors come in. No, not boat anchors, but its pretty much the same principle. In fact, winch anchors are often called land anchors, and just like boat anchors they come in all shapes in sizes….

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