REVIEWS

Review: Pro-Line Racing Ambush 4×4 Mini Scale Crawler

Review: Pro-Line Racing Ambush 4x4 Mini Scale Crawler

Loads of Fun in a Minimum Amount of Space Being a leader in aftermarket tires and parts, Pro-Line Racing shocked the world when they released their line of 1:10 scale PRO kits. You see, PL had been making so many performance parts that it was only a matter of time until they added a few key components to create their …

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Review: Tamiya TA07 Pro Touring Car

Review: Tamiya TA07 Pro Touring Car

A Pro Platform with a Peculiar Appearance Tamiya develops a wide range of onroad vehicles for every skill level, making everything from the simple TT-series all the way up to the high end TRF supercars. Since most people don’t want to spend the major coin for the Factory-level rides, Tamiya has created the TA-series of touring cars; sometimes simple, sometimes …

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Review: ProTek 1:10 and 1:8 Scale Shock Stand

Review: ProTek 1:10 and 1:8 Scale Shock Stand

The Right Tool for a Messy Job One thing I really don’t like to do when it comes to maintenance on my cars is rebuilding shocks. It’s messy, I typically get the used shock oil on everything and, well, it’s messy (yes I know I already said that). I do have to admit, though, that I don’t have a proper …

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Review: Tamiya Blackfoot 2016

Review: Tamiya Blackfoot 2016

Making More Memories in 2016 Ok, a show of hands; how many people reading this owned an original Tamiya Blackfoot? I can imagine quite a few of you put your hands up; the Blackfoot is one of the most iconic vehicles ever produced. I had an original one back in 1990 – there’s a nice long story behind it, but …

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Review: ProTek Prodigy “TakeCharge” USB Charging Adapter

Review: ProTek Prodigy TakeCharge USB Charging Adapter

Never Worry About Charging Your USB Device Again! Today’s smartphones are so technologically advanced that it’s rare to see anyone with a professional-grade camera anymore taking pictures or video. The smartphone fits in your pocket, has tons of memory and the 8+ megapixel images are simply stunning. There’s even apps available that allow you to edit the images (or video) …

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Review: Team Associated RC10BD6 2WD Buggy

Review: Team Associated RC10BD6 2WD Buggy

This Buggy is Ready to Conquer! With all the high-bite racing surfaces popping up, Team Associated’s B5M has been at the forefront of some butt kicking at the local and National level all around the US. A lot of time and R&D has gone into that car with quite a few aftermarket upgrades appearing to make it handle better on …

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Review: Traxxas Rustler VXL RTR Courtney Force Edition

Review: Traxxas Rustler VXL RTR Courtney Force Edition

Rustling Some Feathers at 70+MPH! Traxxas is all about speed and they’ve outfitted their Rustler with some new options to highlight this fact. Take the body – it’s modeled after the Courtney Force Top Fuel Drag Racer, which is fast. They’ve included an uber-powerful Velineon VXL-3S electronics package to it, added 3S LiPo battery capability and tout it can hit …

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Review: Tamiya Team Hahn Racing MAN TGS

Review: Tamiya Team Hahn Racing MAN TGS

Bringing Big Rigs to the Big Time Some time ago, a racing company introduced a multi-piece big-rig body designed specifically for touring cars. They looked fantastic and sparked a racing class at my local track (as well as across the country), but the problem came down to the fact that it was only the body; if you wanted to run …

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Review: LRP Pulsar Pro Charger – Professional Battery Management

Review: LRP Pulsar Pro Charger - Professional Battery Management

Taking Advantage of the High Voltage Battery technology has changed leaps and bounds over the years; first there were the NiCds, then the NiMh packs and now LiPos. This advancement has taken the cells from weighty, low-power bricks to packs that are lightweight, have double the power and are only half the size! These ongoing modifications definitely keep charger manufacturers …

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