REVIEWS

Review: Progressive RC 406DUO iCharger

Review: Progressive RC 406DUO iCharger

Pushing Your Packs to the Limit In the RC racing world, battery charging has become a science that can mean the difference between going fast and just going. The vast majority of chargers have a charge rate capped around the 12A mark, an area deemed safe for most applications. As battery technology progresses, however, so should the chargers, like the …

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Review: RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Trail Truck

Review: RC4WD TrailFinder 2 LWB Trail Truck

Trail Ready Yota For Four The scale side of RC has been picking up some major steam over the past couple of years. Not only do people love the technical aspects of this segment, they absolutely thrive on the customization portion of it. Think about it; between all the bodies, wheels, tires and parts, there are literally thousands of combinations …

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Review: Tekno RC EB48.4 1:8 Scale E-Buggy

Review: Tekno RC EB48.4 1:8 Scale E-Buggy

Low Flying Fighter Jet Coming in Hot! The EB48.4 is Tekno RC’s next gen 1:8 buggy that sports many refinements over its predecessor. They’ve touched on many different areas to improve speed and performance, looking at everything from the chassis design to the killer-looking fighter jet-inspired body. Even though the .3 was a pretty fantastic buggy, efficiency played a major …

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Review: Castle Creations Mamba X Sensored 1:10 Scale Brushless System

Review: Castle Creations Mamba X Sensored 1:10 Scale Brushless System

Castle’s Long-Awaited Sensored Power System is Here! I have a quick test for you; find someone that wants to build (or has built) an over-the-top speed project for the dirt or asphalt and ask them what brushless system they want to use. I guarantee that 99.9% of the time you’ll get the same answer – a Castle Creations system. Castle …

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Review: RISE Vusion House Racer FPV Indoor Drone

Review: RISE Vusion House Racer FPV Indoor Drone

Zippy Indoor FPV Racer For some parts of the country, winter season is indoor season, especially for surface RC. The same can be said for aerial RC unless, of course, you don’t mind possibly getting your drone wet from landing in the snow. Thankfully, being in SoCal has it’s advantages, allowing outside fun almost year-round, so there’s plenty of time …

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Review: Serpent SDX4 Competition 4WD Buggy

Review: Serpent SDX4 Competition 4WD Buggy

A Serpent Has Slithered Into Your Pit Space For years 4WD buggy racing has been the upper echelon of competition. Manufacturers struggle to keep ahead of the competition on a day to day basis. If it is new today, for sure it is old tomorrow – that is unless something evolutionary and unique appears from everything else on the market. …

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Review: RISE Vusion Extreme FPV Race Pack

Review: RISE Vusion Extreme FPV Race Pack

FPV Race Drone for the Beginner I won’t lie when I say that I’ve been eagerly eyeballing the fast-growing Drone market. I’ve raced some fast cars but taking my skills to the air, well, my biggest fear with jumping into drones is my shear lack of successful flights; I don’t want to spend time and money on a rad race …

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Review: Maclan Racing MMax Pro 160A ESC with MRR 13.5T Brushless Motor

Review: Mclan MaxPro 160A ESC with MRR 13.5T Brushless Motor

As the envelope gets pushed farther and farther to get the most from modern electronics, doors open that were not there months before. Striving to be the next big thing in this hobby is no easy feat, but Maclan Racing has stepped up, excepted the challenge, and pushed itself right to the front of the pack. Read on to see …

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Review: Traxxas 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

Review: Traxxas 2017 Ford Raptor Replica

Replicating a 450HP Monster in 1:10 Scale My wife and I have this long standing joke about what we would buy should we ever win the lottery. Her list isn’t all that long; a nice house with a large, kick-ass kitchen and a nice car to drive – she really digs the Subaru Outback 3.6R Touring. I’ve got similar tastes; …

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Review: Tamiya Limited Edition Porsche Turbo RSR Type 934

Review: Tamiya Limited Edition Porsche Turbo RSR Type 934

Taking it to the Streets – J√§germeister-Style! Back in 1976, Tamiya released their first RC model kit – the Vaillant Porsche 934. This kit was a huge success and vaulted Tamiya to the top rung of the ladder for super-scale, realistic RC models. I distinctly remember seeing this kit at the hobby shop and asking my dad for it for …

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