Standard Wheel, Drop Wheel, or Sticks?

“Which transmitter configuration do you prefer to drive: standard wheel or drop-wheel?” That’s the question we asked on Facebook, and here’s the results in chart form, as of this morning. We also added “sticks” for those who piped in with their love for driving by thumbs. Click over to our FB page and add your [...]

Jan 15, 2015 Comments
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Pro-Line Fuel Stick: See It First

Consider Pro-Line’s new Fuel Stick to be World Champion Approved: Ty Tessmann and his family team helped develop the high-tech filler-upper and used it to blast Nitrotane into his Hot Bodies D812 at the Worlds in Italy. Ty was noted for his lightning-fast pit stops on the way to the win, so you know the [...]

Jan 14, 2015 Comments
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Vaterra Twin Hammers Recreated in LEGO, Controlled by SmartPhone

It can take a long time to put together some of the more complex LEGO models with instructions. We can only guess how long it took LEGO builder “Sariel” to build this fully-functional, fully-suspended, phone-controlled LEGO Twin Hammers out of pure imagination. See it in action below. In addition to featuring the mind-blowing build, the [...]

Jan 13, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas “BackSlush” by Scott Oney

Scott Oney is a Traxxas fan, and hailing from Spirit Lake, ID he knows a bit about snow. He decided to combine the two into the ground-up build you see before you, which Scott has dubbed the BackSlush! Originally (and, we assume, before he named it!) the project was started using a Traxxas Rustler chassis, [...]

Jan 13, 2015 Comments
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Carson Wernimont Switches to Associated, Reedy and Pro-Line

In another big move among factory drivers, 2014 IFMAR 1:8 World Championship podium finisher Carson Wernimont will be representing Team Associated, Reedy and Pro-Line when he races. The former Mugen/ Schumacher/ AKA driver will be running both electric 1:10 and nitro 1:8 vehicles and will be running the company’s line of off-road vehicles including the [...]

Jan 12, 2015 Comments
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Traxxas Steals the Show In Leatherman Video

This is ostensibly an ad for the Leatherman Leap, “your kid’s first multi-tool,” but with wall to wall Slash and Rustler action, it plays like a Traxxas ad. Best parts: where the kids drive into the woods where there’s no way they could possibly see their trucks, yet the action continues; the mid-air transmitter transfer [...]

Jan 12, 2015 Comments
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Kev’s Bench: Project Old School Update

With the holidays and a magazine behind me I have finally been able to get a little work done on my old school monster truck project. I have a few suspension parts to design and make so I had to get the frame rails connected and Tamiya F-350 springs mounted in order to figure out [...]

Jan 12, 2015 Comments
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RC Fire Trucks Put Out RC Tanker Fire

Want to see an RC fuel tanker drive off a bridge, burst into flames, then get put out by a fleet of water- and foam-shooting RC fire trucks? Of course you do. Oh, and for the record, you should never play with fire. But watching this video is perfectly safe.

Jan 11, 2015 Comments
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