Basher’s BSR Racing Brand Goes 4WD With New BZ-444

HobbyKing got our attention when it packed a lot of race-worthy features into the low-buck Basher BSR BZ-222 2WD buggy (reviewed in our June 2015 issue), and now Basher’s “BSR Racing” sub-brand has a 4WD buggy to go with the two-wheeler. Unlike the BZ-222, which is offered in kit, ARTR and RTR versions, the BZ-444 [...]

May 07, 2015 Comments
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Get Ready For RCX 2015! May 16-17, OC Fair Event Center

Time to get your RCX plans in high gear! Save May 16-17 for RC fun in the SoCal sunshine with a visit to the Radio Control Expo at the OC Fair Event Center. Now in its 13th year, RCX brings you the best in radio control on land, air, and sea with all the latest gear from the [...]

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JConcepts Ford Atlas Now Available For 1.9 Inch Rigs

JConcepts first launched its Ford Atlas body in a short-course version, and has now tweaked the shape to fit your favorite scale rig. The body is designed to fit 12-inch wheelbase trucks and features aggressive styling that matches the full-size Ford. Other features include recessed windows, fender flairs, overspray film and window masks. Looks good [...]

May 06, 2015 Comments
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Dromida Goes Brushless With 1/18 Lineup

Dromida has taken things up a notch with their 1/18 scale models by adding the low maintenance and high power of brushless motors to the 4.18-series machines. Each of the five flavors includes shaft-driven 4WD, oil-filled shocks, and a 1300mAh battery with charger. Chassis and suspension are shared among models, different body, wheel and titre [...]

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Traxxas XO-1 Hot Wheels Hypercar by Marcus White [Readers Ride]

What caught our attention first about Marcus White’s Traxxas XO-1 was its hot paint job–which we discovered upon reading his letter is not paint at all, but a custom vinyl wrap–that decorates this hottest of all on-road cars with the logo of that most beloved of miniature car brands: Hot Wheels. While not officially a Hot [...]

May 05, 2015 Comments
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Turnigy’s B405 Packs Big-Charger Features in a Pocket Size

Turnigy’s B405 is about the same size as a standard 2S LiPo, making it easy to carry along. As expected for a charger of this size, it’s DC-only. So, if you’re also bringing a power supply along, that takes away the “tiny charger” advantage. But if you’re using the 12v battery of the vehicle that [...]

May 05, 2015 Comments
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I’m building a Durango DNX8!

The outdoor off-road season is here and I am currently building a new Durango DNX8 to get some track time with. This is the latest and greatest nitro 1/8-scae buggy from Durango and I can’t wait to dig into the build. Let’s take a look at what I have going on for the local off-road [...]

May 04, 2015 Comments
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What’s Cooler Than a Jet Engine in a Boat? TWO Jet Engines [VIDEO]

I am a fan of RC boats– the bigger the better. Gas power is cool, electric power is impressive, but a boat with two turbine engines is just mind blowing. Yep, those are two mini turbine engines that you would normally see in a large scale RC jet and this guy shoved them into a [...]

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