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Trinity Green Dot Traction Compound for Off-road

This New “Green Dot” traction compound, blended by Trinity, will help you produce the highest traction for off-road rubber tires when used on indoor or outdoor clay tracks. How does it work? The compound will increase the rubbers natural traction properties and it also cleans and will preserve the rubber for long lasting tire life.  Thanks to…

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Axial AX10 Ridgecrest Full Release

The new Axial AX10 Ridgecrest was unveiled a few weeks ago, and now Axial has released a full press release that better outlines the details of this new vehicle. The Ridgecrest is clearly intended for enthusiasts new to RC and/or new to the RC rock crawling segment. It is also intended to be versatile and…

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Pro-Line Flo-Tek Ford F-150 Raptor SVT

Pro-Line has unveiled its third body in the Flo-Tek line of short course truck bodies. This time around it’s a Ford Raptor. If you, by chance, live under a rock, the Flo-Tek bodies are designed to be vented to allow air to escape from under the large bodies. This greatly improves a short course truck’s…

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OFNA NEXX 8T RTR Truggy

OFNA has been a popular choice in 1/8 scale for many years with many OFNA vehicles showing up at the track. This was especially true when the Jammin’ line was part of the OFNA brand. The NEXX series essentially continues where the Jammin’ lineage left off. The point is this RTR truggy may prove to…

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Xtreme Racing Hybrid Losi Ten-SCTE Chassis

The Losi Ten-SCTE is one of the more popular 4WD short course trucks among racers. Xtreme Racing has announced a new chassis conversion that is sure to be a popular hop-up. Xtreme states the new chassis a hybrid combination of carbon fiber and aluminum and lowers the center of gravity.. The kit a direct replacement made…

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LRP Vector X20 Brushless Motors, Spin Speed Control and SXX Upgrade Kit

These new Vector X20 brushless motors are loaded with features. many are subtle such as laser engraving on the shaft and some are more profound such as new timing indications and, even better, improved rotor balancing. Like the previous generation, the X12, these motors look to be extremely high-end and built for the highest level…

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Max Wagner Wins January 2012 Truck of the Month

It was a full field of five cool trucks, but the voting for the January Truck of the Month is complete and Max Wagner and his military-themed Tamiya Lunchbox has come out on top.  Max and his dad, Aaron, will be receiving a prize pack from Axial to recognize his efforts. Special thanks go out…

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Pro-Line Blockade 5SC Tires SNEAK PEEK

If you’ve run large scale vehicles–either of the on- or off-road variety–you know the stock tires are almost always the weak link when it comes to performance. Pro-Line has the answer with some real performance tires for 1/5-scale short course trucks. The soon-to-be-released and very track-worthy Blockade 5SC tires will be sold without inserts and…

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AJS Machine Axial SCX10 Speed Control Mount With Exclusive Interview

Mounting electronics on an Axial SCX10 can get a little tricky. There isn’t always room readily available for the gear you want to run, and it can go from tricky to downright complicated when you start adding accessories like winches. AJS Machine’s new aluminum speed control mount attaches to the frame rails. It’s pretty straightforward,…

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Traxxas 1/16-scale Grave Digger

We can safely say that this one we saw coming and we have been asking Traxxas about it for a few months. Well, it’s official, Traxxas released a 1/16-version of Monster Jam’s famous Grave Digger! Good timing since this is the 30th anniversary of Dennis Anderson’s Grave Digger. It is based off the E-Revo platform,…

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January Truck of the Month Voting is Open

We saw some great trucks in the month of January and it’s now time for the RC Truck Stop community to rally behind our favorites and pick a winner for January Truck of the Month. Check out all of our awesome entries from the month of January. The voting poll is located on the right…

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Novak Activ8 Speed Control

Novak’s latest sensored speed control is designed to be able to handle 4WD short course trucks and 1/8-scale applications. It is programmed with Novak’s new X-Drive and Dynamic Timing Advance, and is built to be extremely heavy-duty and run cool. Novak states the large cross-cut heat sink directly cools the MOSFETS and the PC board…

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Axial AX10 Ridgecrest

Axial unveiled a new crawler that looks to take the AX10 line in whole new direction. This AX10, dubbed the Ridgecrest, features new plastic tube style side plates and AR60 OCP-Axles (AKA Wraith axles). The lexan SUV style body features molded plastic bumpers and tube fender guards. The steering and suspension links are plastic and…

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Losi Brushless Micro SCT

If you like minis and micros, this one is for you. Losi recently announced a brushless version of its RTR 1/24-scale Micro SCT. The motor is a sensorless 8750Kv motor and a Spektrum 2.4GHz radio system. The drivetrain is 4WD and Losi includes a battery and charger.   Learn more here.

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HPI 1/8-scale gas Engine

When we think real gas-burning engines in RC, we usually think 1/5-scale, but we’ve known for awhile that HPI planned to release an 1/8-scale gas engine. Well, engine has finally given us a good look at its new engine. It will be very interesting to see how this performs compared to a typical nitro engine….

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