Axial SMT10 Monstrer Truck Raw Builder’s Kit
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Axial SMT10 Monstrer Truck Raw Builder’s Kit

The RC community is a tough crowd. A few days ago Axial started teasing the re-release of the SMT10. What was coming out was technically a secret, but it was pretty obvious an Axial monster truck was happening. Most were happy to just have the Grave Digger version back, but of course there were angry…

Dirt Oval Traxxas Bandit Project
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Dirt Oval Traxxas Bandit Project

While the perceived upper echelons of full-size dirt oval racing may be sprint cars or late models, a huge amount of grassroots racing is done by regular Joes wheeling Street Stocks. Not only is this class a common stepping stone for up-and-coming drivers as they pursue dreams of NASCAR, but it’s the Saturday night, under-the-lights…

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Pro-Line Street Fighter HP 3.8″ Street Belted Tires Mounted

Going fast. It’s why most of us are drawn to RC cars. Speed is fun, and specialized equipment such as LiPo batteries and brushless motors have it much easier to go fast–really fast. But, until recently, one part of the package wasn’t keeping up with the technology. If you’ve ever seen a big brushless truck…

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Arrma 1/5 Kraton 4X4 8S BLX Brushless Speed Monster Truck

  Brushless and LiPo technology have sure changed this hobby. When I got into this hobby, you were crossing your fingers for four minutes of runtime and world championships were won with cars that barely broke 20 mph. That was the best equipment available. These days you can stroll into a hobby store and get…

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JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body

The Samson car crusher, with its muscle-bound arms running along the fenders, is one of the most iconic vehicles in monster trucks. The unique creation is the work of chassis builder Dan Patrick, who is undeniably a legend in the sport of monster truck racing. The Sampson monster truck concept was created when Patrick was…