RPM Traxxas Gearbox Housing Review
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RPM Traxxas Gearbox Housing Review

Magnum 272 undeniably sounds tough. And, while this Traxxas transmission design has certainly proven to be durable and has also received some substantial upgrades over the years (metal gears, bearings, slipper pads), it is still not without some flaws. The two most noteworthy issues are the hole in the bottom of the transmission case and…

Pro-Line Brute Bash Armor Pre-Cut White E-Revo 2.0 Body
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Pro-Line Brute Bash Armor Pre-Cut White E-Revo 2.0 Body

Pro-Line makes money by selling you bodies, but it makes its reputation by selling you quality. So, even though have you shell out more loot for more bodies certainly makes sense, Pro-Line has designed a body you most likely won’t have to replace–ever. This body fits the Traxxas E-Revo 2.0 and, unlike most monster truck…

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RPM A-Arms for ARRMA Kraton 4S BLX and Outcast 4S BLX

As one of the more iconic names in RC aftermarket parts, RPM is well known for offering basically indestructible nylon suspension and chassis parts. If you’re interested in durability and own a ARRMA Kraton 4S BLX or Outcast 4S BLX, you should be interested in RPM’s latest offerings, front and rear suspension arms. RPM states…

ARRMA 3S BLX Granite & Senton 4×4
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ARRMA 3S BLX Granite & Senton 4×4

New from ARRMA, the 3S BLX powered versions of the 4×4 Granite and 4×4 Senton. Here are some quick tech notes: -3S capable BLX100 waterproof ESC (100 amp) -BLX3660 3200kV brushless motor (4 pole) -ADS-7M 7KG steering servo (Batteries and charging system not included) Both trucks are scheduled to release and ship early August. For…

Pro-Line 2019 Chevy Silverado Z71 Trail Boss Body
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Pro-Line 2019 Chevy Silverado Z71 Trail Boss Body

Pro-line Racing has always liked to show off its skills in details when it comes to lexan bodies. The new 2019 Chevy Silverado Clear Body for PRO-MT 4×4 and Traxxas Stampede 4×4. and X-Maxx are great examples. Both very greatly in size by comparison, but both still pack in the features we like to see….

Pro-line Racing Destroyer 2.2″ Monster Truck Tire Review
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Pro-line Racing Destroyer 2.2″ Monster Truck Tire Review

FEATURES: The new 2.2″ Destroyers are molded in the same M3 compound as it’s bigger brother. They are light weight, perfect for racing and bashing. They come with soft white foam inserts. For great scale looks, the new Destroyers 2.2 are proportioned perfectly with there replicated deep groove chevron design.   INSTALLATION: Because they are…

Vintage Tamiya Blackfoot Returns for 2016 Re-release
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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
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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…

STRC Axial Wraith Monster Truck Izilla Chassis Review
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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 Brawler Clod Buster Wheels
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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…

STRC Axial Wraith Monster Truck Izilla Chassis Conversion
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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
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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…