This 1/5 Scale Alfa Romeo Will Set You Back $65,000 (And It’s Not Even RC)

Yep, you read that right. This awesome recreation of an 1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza will cost you a cool $65,000. Unsurprisingly, that kind of money gets you a massive masterpiece that’s built just like the full-size car, and is so well-detailed that I thought it was the real car until I saw those [...]

Jul 06, 2015 Comments
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RC4WD Gelande II With Cruiser Body Unboxing

I am very happy that scale trucks are growing in popularity. I enjoy the time that you spend painting the body to get it just right and the scale accessories do a great job of taking that already good looking vehicle and bringing it to another level. One company that is at the top of [...]

Jul 02, 2015 Comments
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Castle Creations Releases New Monster X Speed Control

The Monster  X is the latest in the Monster line from Castle Creations and it’s designed to operate big power vehicles such as 1/8-scale buggies and truggies, on-road cars and monster trucks. The Monster X speed control is packed full of features such as the ability to adjust one of many settings from an aux [...]

Jul 02, 2015 Comments
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JConcepts Ruptures Now Available in 2.2-inch size

Hot on the heels of the 1.9-inch Ruptures are the larger 2.2-inch versions from JConcepts. These tires are great for any 2.2-inch trail truck or crawler and feature an aggressive tread pattern that is sure to provide grip on many surfaces. The soft rubber compound also aids in getting maximum traction. For more new products [...]

Jul 01, 2015 Comments
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Here’s the REAL “Behind the Scenes” on the NOT Fake Qualcomm RC vs. Formula-E Video

When we last shared Qualcomm’s RC vs. full-size Formula-E video, we had some fun pointing out what appeared to be fakery that went into it based on the “Behind the Scenes” clip that accompanied the video. Turns out there’s a lot more to it than that clip, which definitely didn’t do the production team any [...]

Jul 01, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Clod Buster CAD Custom by Danielle Colen [Reader's Ride]

You’ve got to respect a woman who CAD-designs her own custom monster truck chassis! That’s just what Danielle Colen did with her custom Clod Buster. She loosely based the chassis design after Tom Meents’ Maximum Destruction truck, then had the parts machined and powdercoated. She bolted on stock SCX10 shocks to mounts from Crawford Performance [...]

Jul 01, 2015 Comments
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Bill Zegers Sure Can Paint

I’ve got a JConcepts Atlas short course body for an upcoming project, and it just came back from painter Bill Zegers. I asked him to lay down a Oakley-inspired paint job and what showed up at my door was amazing. I figured I’d take a few shots and share it with you guys. I can’t [...]

Jun 30, 2015 Comments
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Tamiya Aqroshot & Neo Fighter XB Review

You’ve already seen this if you’re a subscriber–why not pull the trigger on a sub right now? Get yours here! Tamiya’s DT-03 is the rugged platform beneath the Aqroshot and Neo Fighter truck and buggy looks. Build your own with the kit versions of both, or go RTR with the Neo Fighter in “XB” trim. We [...]

Jun 29, 2015 Comments
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