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Traxxas Power Cell Batteries

Traxxas has released their newest NiMH batteries to compliment their full line of electric vehicles. These come in a shotgun stick pack and are offered as 6-cell, or a 7-cell hump pack, and are compatible with almost every electric Traxxas vehicle on the market today. The hump pack will not fit in the E-maxx, E-Revo, […]

Venom Pro Charger with Power Supply

The Venom Pro Charger is designed to be a do-it-all workhorse and, as such, is capable of charging almost every type of battery. It supports Ni-Cd, NiMH, LiPo, Li-ON/Li-FE and lead acid batteries. I tested it by charging a range of batteries from 1/10-scale racing packs to 1/8-scale starter-box gel-cells. The Venom Pro Charger is […]

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Monster Trucks 2016

A123 Racing Nanophosphate Lithium-Ion Batteries

When I received the A123 batteries, I wasn’t exactly sure which vehicles to use them in, as they have a unique voltage and size. I decided to take them home and look around my collection and see what would be the best fit. Thankfully, a couple of vehicles popped out right away. The 1100mAh battery […]

Tricked-Out XTM Rage

The XTM Rage is a 1/18-scale 4WD monster truck. It’s fully ready-to-run and includes everything you need—battery, charger, truck and even AA batteries for the transmitter. It’s a great little truck, and its plush suspension system has two shocks on each wheel, aggressive tires and a sturdy construction. It’s a fun vehicle out of the […]

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DuraTrax Onyx 230 Advanced AC/DC Charger

In RC, it used to be a NiCd and NIMH world and all you needed was one charger for both cell types. These days, however, most people use NiMH and LiPo battery packs, and these cell chemistries require very different charging methods. This means that you need two chargers or need to spend a good […]

Hudy Tools Review

  Whether you are maintaining your vehicle or putting one together, having high quality tools make these tasks much easier. There are so many different brands of tools on the market that someone can get lost trying to choose which to buy. Today we are looking at Hudy’s lineup of tools; let’s have a look […]

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Pro-Line Hammer Tire Test in G8 Compound

      There are number of rock crawling tires, all in different sizes, compounds and treads. The past couple of days I have been testing one of the newest tires on the market, Pro-Line’s Hammer in its new G8 compound. The Pro-Line Hammer tire is one of Pro-Line’s most successful rock crawling tires, which […]

Drifting 101

Author: J.P. LeBlancRC Car Action Contributor Drifting; its fresh, its fun and we in the U.S. are catching on to the hottest competition from Japan.  If you don’t know what it is, you soon will as there are more and more events coming to a parking lot near you. Sliding your car sideways is here to […]

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Custom Traxxas Slash Giveaway

Win A Custom Traxxas Slash! If you want a shot at winning, you have to stop by the Air Age Media booth at the iHobby Expo in Rosemont, IL on October 18 between 2:00PM and 3:00PM to spin the wheel for a shot at this truck. We’ll draw the winning name at 3:00PM, so dont miss out […]

Exclusive Unveiling Kyosho Rock Force 2.2

Kyosho Rock Force 2.2 Prototype version shown. Parts and specifications are subject to change. Features Twin vertical plate aluminum chassis Fluid-filled shocks 4-link rear suspension 3-link front suspension with panhard bar Worm drive axles Axle mounted steering servo Forward mounted battery Suspension limiting straps 2.2-inch rims Prototype shown with Pro-Line Badlands tires Beefy suspension links […]

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