Category: Updates

Winter Blues

Winter tends to be the bane of this hobby for most of us who live in more temperate climates. Fortunately the snow has now melted and the projects can continue. I’ll be determining the best pinion/spur to use for the M18 Speed Project so we can get some speed runs and should be completing the Unbreakable Savage Project soon and putting it to the test. If you are interested in RCs That can be run in the Winter, check out our Dual 775 E-Maxx. Near brushless power and a weatherproof...

Team Associated RC8B Buggy Kit

This is a first glance report on the Team Associated RC8B Buggy Kit.  This new Buggy Kit from Team Associated is basically a performance and durability upgrade to their RC8.  Team Associated upgraded the shocks, shock towers, suspension mounts, top plate, battery box position, and optimized the steering geometry. So basically they pimped out the RC8 with some really nice blue aluminum parts, as well as some other goodies. This is a kit version too, which makes me drool because I love putting together kits, but just to make things...

Losi Mini-LST2 Limited Edition RTR

This is a first glance report on the Losi Mini-LST2 Limited Edition RTR. This is Losi’s new version of the original Mini-LST2.  In this limited edition, Losi upgraded the tires and wheels, upgraded to a LiPo battery and an exclusive Limited Edition Mini-LST2 body  This is a 1/18th scale mini-monster truck so it would make a perfect mini-basher for travelling when you don’t feel like hauling around your 1/8th scale basher. The new 7.4V LiPo battery this version comes with should give this little speed-demon longer run times and more...

Futaba’s Trade-Up Program

For a limited time, Futaba is offering a trade-up program for those who want to upgrade their old radio systems to the new Futaba FASST series of radios. The FASST system radios feature Continuous Channel Shifting™ which shifts the frequency of the radios hundreds of times per second to avoid conflicts and interruptions, Pre-Vision™ which scans incoming data for errors, Dual Antenna Diversity™ which allows the system to switch between the two antennas to pick the one with the best signal automatically, Easy Link™ which allows you to sync your...