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Integy 6WD 6WS Billet Alloy Trail Roller

The 6WD 6WS Billet Alloy Trail Roller name may not be terribly original, but the truck sure is. It’s loaded with bling, and as you can see for yourself, it’s outfitted with 6WD and 6WS. Integy includes six beadlock wheels and states that 95% of the truck is aluminum alloy or steel. The overall wheelbase…

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RC4WD Compass 1.9 Tires

RC4WD keeps ’em coming and we couldn’t be happier. We’re talking about scale tires. RC4WD’s latest is unlicensed tire, but is highly realistic with real world features such as siping and void bars. RC4WD says the new Compass tires features a reinforced sidewall and a 4.75 in. overall diameter and a 1.74 in. width. The…

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Krawler Konceptz CB Radio

What does just about every truck and Jeep have mounted inside the cab? A CB radio, of course. I’m willing to bet your scaler doesn’t have one, however. Krawler Konceptz has the hook up with a little scale CB that’s perfect for any interior. The CB is 23 mm wide and is 20 mm long. It…

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Torque RC Mud Flap System 2.0 for Axial SCX10

We’ve seen a few homespun mud flap setups–some better than others. Well, most look just homespun. Torque RC makes adding mud flaps both easy and delivers good looking results. Torque RC’s Rear Mud Flap System 2.0 is designed for the Axial SCX10 and features a black plastic mounts that are said to be durable but…

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Common Scaler Crawler Setup Mistakes
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Common Scaler Crawler Setup Mistakes

Nobody likes making mistakes. If you’re participating in scale comps, mistakes will, of course, keep you from succeeding. Now, the old saying is it’s smart to learn from your mistakes. Well, I think that’s true, but I think it’s brilliant to learn from other people’s mistakes, so below are the top five mistakes people are making…

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Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser CC-01
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Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser CC-01

The CC-01 platform has been an extremely popular platform for Tamiya and we’ve been lucky enough to see some very cool bodies offered with this chassis. The latest is the Toyota FJ Cruiser–an instant hit with the off-road community. First launched in 2006, the FJ Cruiser was originally marketed in North America, but was eventually also sold in Japan starting…

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STRC Aluminum Upgrades for Axial SCX10 Installation & Review Part Two

  If you look around the web, you’ll find tons of Axial SCX10 rigs around. Also, you’ll find a lot of them modified–mine included. I didn’t leave it stock for long. In November of 2013, I started the STRC SCX10 upgrade build. I was happy with both the looks and performance of the first batch of…

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Pro-Line FaultLine 1.9 Wheels

Pro-Line’s new FaultLine wheels are real bead locks and offered in 1.9” size. The 10 spoke wheel design features an alternating star pattern and is offered in satin black. While the wheels are molded in a durable nylon blend, the rings are metal and the outside ring has a decorative scalloped ring. The inside ring is smooth…

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2013 King of New England Scale Championship

Just how good is your truck? Is it badass or just, well, kinda bad? How about you as a driver? How do you stack up? Can you wheel? Most of us want to know, and answering those questions is the premise of the RC Truck Warz concept. Well, that and having a crazy amount of…

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STRC Axial SCX10 Short Wheel Base Chassis Conversion

This is one of those releases that instantly gets the gears in your head turning. STRC has covered a large portion the Axial SCX10 with great aluminum upgrades. Now, they will be  releasing a new short wheel base (SWB) chassis for the Axial SCX10 chassis. The chassis will allow you to properly fit short wheelbase…

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Scale Comp Alternatives You Have To Try

Pop music sucks. It sucks for many reasons, but one of the big ones is the fact that the same songs—often awful songs—get played ad nauseam. We all know hearing or doing the same thing over and over gets old. Scale comps are no different. Take a gander at some of these alternative comp ideas that are…

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Pro-Line Interco TSL SX Super Swamper XL 1.9 Review

Successful products fill a distinct need. Take, for example, the McDonald’s McRib. Okay, that’s a bad example, but it was the first thing that popped in my head. A better example is Pro-Line’s Interco TSL SX Super Swamper XL 1.9, which rather obviously satisfy the need for a taller 1.9 tire. The XLs fill the…

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Scale Points Are Pointless

This isn’t the first time I’ve jumped on my soapbox to rant a little about scale points. I’m not anti-scale. Just the opposite. I love scale. That said and while scale points have evolved significantly, scale points still have a long ways to go. Better said, scale points need to go away. I’m lucky enough…

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STRC Axial SCX10 and Wraith Universal Axle Shafts

  These got our attention. The folks at STRC have been hard at work and have now released new front universals for the Axial SCX10 and Axial Wraith AR60 axles. These can be installed in the rear axles too for you 4WS guys. The axles shafts themselves are heat treated carbon steel and black in color, but…

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Rusty’s Off-Road RC4WD Axial Jeep Project
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Rusty’s Off-Road RC4WD Axial Jeep Project

If you’re an off-road enthusiast, you probably know the name Rusty’s. Largely dedicated to the rock crawling and off-road adventure crowd, Rusty’s Off-road is a popular retailer that has its own comprehensive proprietary line of products to accompany the extensive lineup of accessories it sells from other manufacturers. They sell all over the world and…

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