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1/8 TYPHON 6S V5 4WD BLX Buggy with Spektrum Firma RTR

1/8 TYPHON 6S V5 4WD BLX Buggy with Spektrum Firma RTR

Article By Jim T. Graham
Designed fast and designed tough, the ARRMA TYPHON 6S BLX 4WD RTR Speed Buggy is now equipped to deliver even bigger and better 1/8 scale bashing thrills — with a Spektrum™ SLT3™ radio, dual protocol
1/7 MOJAVE 6S V2 4WD BLX Desert Truck with Spektrum Firma RT

1/7 MOJAVE 6S V2 4WD BLX Desert Truck with Spektrum Firma RT

Article By Jim T. Graham
The 1/7 scale ARRMA® MOJAVE™ 6S BLX 4WD Desert Truck RTR is ready for big bashing action on any terrain. Its Spektrum™ SLT3™ 3-channel radio, dual protocol receiver, Smart ESC and more combine to
Losi -1/16 Mini-B Brushed RTR 2WD Buggy

Losi -1/16 Mini-B Brushed RTR 2WD Buggy

Article By Jim T. Graham
The legendary Losi Mini's are back! Featuring TLR 2wd buggy engineering and performance in a 1/16th package, the Losi Mini-B Buggy is terrain-tearing and track-ready.
Traxxas - High Intensity LED Light Kit for X-Maxx

Traxxas - High Intensity LED Light Kit for X-Maxx

Article By Jim T. Graham
The X-Maxx LED Light Kit is the only light kit worthy of the X-Maxx name. Built to handle brutal real-world punishment, this light kit is waterproof and built Traxxas Tough™ for maximum fun. Blaze a
Traxxas Hoss 4X4 VXL Truck

Traxxas Hoss 4X4 VXL Truck

News By Jason Cole
The all-new Hoss 4X4 VXL unleashes extreme monster truck fun with the power and speed only Traxxas can deliver
3 New Versions of the Firma Brushless ESC's

3 New Versions of the Firma Brushless ESC's

News By Jason Cole
Horizon Hobby has 3 new versions of the Firma line of brushless escs to upgrade to Smart with! These are all waterproof, fully programmable and packed with Smart telemetry!
1/6 Super Baja Rey 2.0 4WD Brushless Desert Truck RTR

1/6 Super Baja Rey 2.0 4WD Brushless Desert Truck RTR

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Losi Super Baja Rey 2.0 with Spektrum™ Smart is the new standard in 1/6th-scale desert trucks. Overpowered and over-the-top, the SBR 2.0 takes it to the next level of performance and scale detail.
1/10 GRANITE 4X4 V3 3S BLX Brushless Monster Truck RTR

1/10 GRANITE 4X4 V3 3S BLX Brushless Monster Truck RTR

Article By Jim T. Graham
The ready-to-run ARRMA GRANITE 4X4 3S BLX Monster Truck delivers jaw-dropping power and 50+ MPH brushless performance — and now includes a Spektrum SLT3 radio, Firma brushless motor, tougher chassis,
1/18 Mini-T 2.0 2WD Stadium Truck Brushless RTR

1/18 Mini-T 2.0 2WD Stadium Truck Brushless RTR

Article By Jim T. Graham
The Mini-T was the first RC car that I loved so much I couldn't stop upgrading it. Now the 2.0 is out...I'm in trouble!
Review - 1/10 Capra 1.9 RTR - From the Box to the Rocks!

Review - 1/10 Capra 1.9 RTR - From the Box to the Rocks!

Review By Jim T. Graham
RCGroups very own Jim T. Graham hits the trail with the RTR Capra from Axial! What was once only a kit is now an RTR that can run with some of the best rock crawlers in it's class!
1/8 8IGHT-XE Elite 4WD Electric Buggy Race Kit

1/8 8IGHT-XE Elite 4WD Electric Buggy Race Kit

Article By Jim T. Graham
The new Team Losi Racing® 8IGHT-XE ELITE buggy builds on the championship-winning heritage of its predecessors with updates to the suspension geometry and drivetrain as well as the chassis layout that
RCGroups Place of the Month - OCRC Raceway

RCGroups Place of the Month - OCRC Raceway

Article By Jason Cole
This month's featured Place is the OCRC Raceway located in Huntington Beach, California.
1/7 FELONY 6S BLX Street Bash All-Road Muscle Truck RTR

1/7 FELONY 6S BLX Street Bash All-Road Muscle Truck RTR

Article By Jim T. Graham
The 1/7 scale ARRMA® FELONY™ 6S BLX Street Bash 4WD RTR brings retro mod style to the BLX platform. Fast and tough, it can reach 80+ MPH speeds out of the box over on-road, dirt and oval tracks — and
Horizon Hobby Acquires Pro-Line!

Horizon Hobby Acquires Pro-Line!

News By Jim T. Graham
Horizon Hobby is excited to announce the acquisition of Pro-Line Racing, the leading innovator in the RC performance and customization accessory market.
1/10 Lasernut U4 4WD Brushless RTR with Smart ESC

1/10 Lasernut U4 4WD Brushless RTR with Smart ESC

News By Jim T. Graham
The Losi® Lasernut U4 1/10-scale 4WD Rock Racer (RR) RTR with Spektrum™ Smart builds on the TEN platform delivering a great out-of-the-box experience to be able to throw down in any 2.2 Unlimited
DJI RoboMaster EP Core - STEM

DJI RoboMaster EP Core - STEM

News By Jason Cole
DJI built the RoboMaster EP Core specifically for STEM education. This is one of the most advanced educational robots available that can offer beginner and advanced level programming projects for
1/5 OUTCAST 8S BLX 4WD Brushless Stunt Truck RTR (ARA5810)

1/5 OUTCAST 8S BLX 4WD Brushless Stunt Truck RTR (ARA5810)

Article By Jim T. Graham
Driven by 8S brushless power and an ARRMA®-tough design, the OUTCAST™ 8S BLX 4WD delivers the torque, acceleration and speed you need for extreme action in 1/5 scale. This ready-to-run stunt truck
Futaba GYD550 – Drift RC Car Counter Steer Gyro

Futaba GYD550 – Drift RC Car Counter Steer Gyro

Article By Jim T. Graham
Take your drift to the next level with AVCS technology – Drifting has never been smoother, in control, and easy for beginners. You tell the car where to go, don’t let it control you!
The Frag RC Tank Club

The Frag RC Tank Club

Article By Jim T. Graham
Help rebuild this amazing RC tank battlefield!
1/8 KRATON 4WD EXtreme Bash Roller Speed Monster Truck

1/8 KRATON 4WD EXtreme Bash Roller Speed Monster Truck

News By Jim T. Graham
EXB-hardened components throughout its fully assembled chassis give the 1/8 scale ARRMA KRATON EXtreme Bash Roller Speed Monster Truck virtually unstoppable strength. Install your electronics and the
Traxxas Mercedes-Benz G 500 4x4²

Traxxas Mercedes-Benz G 500 4x4²

Article By Jim T. Graham
Traxxas honors the engineering masterpiece that is the G-Class with this highly-detailed RC replica.
Pro-Line 1969 Chevrolet Nova Tough-Color (Black) Body

Pro-Line 1969 Chevrolet Nova Tough-Color (Black) Body

News By Jim T. Graham
This is a 1969 Chevrolet Nova Drag Car Tough-Color Black body. Pro-Line is proud to introduce the iconic 1969 Chevrolet Nova Tough-Color Black body specifically designed for the growing SC Drag Racing
Six-Wheel Drive Summer Fun With TRX-6

Six-Wheel Drive Summer Fun With TRX-6

News By Jim T. Graham
tackling all conditions with the Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6
1/10 SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler with Portals RTR

1/10 SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler with Portals RTR

Article By Jim T. Graham
his upgraded SCX10 platform features a front-mounted motor and scale transmission to carry drivers over courses and trails with next-level scale detail.
RC Sherman tank destroys all targets!

RC Sherman tank destroys all targets!

Article By reptileman
Here is a very cool, and fun radio control tank video from an RCGroups user!
DX5 Rugged 5-Channel DSMR Transmitter (SPMR5200G)

DX5 Rugged 5-Channel DSMR Transmitter (SPMR5200G)

News By Jim T. Graham
The green case Special Edition Spektrum DX5 Rugged redefines radio control with unmatched innovation and durability that no off-roader, basher or boater will want to be without. The result is
Spektrum 6240 RX Servo Mount

Spektrum 6240 RX Servo Mount

News By Jason Cole
Sometimes the simple things make all the difference and that's the case for this Spektrum 6240 RX servo mount.
Axial 1/10 RR10 Bomber 4WD Rock Racer RTR

Axial 1/10 RR10 Bomber 4WD Rock Racer RTR

News By Jason Cole
Axial dominated 1/10 scale rock racing with the RR10 Bomber 4WD. This updated rig continues that dominance with upgrades that include a Spektrum DX3 radio, rear red LED light bar, and a choice of
Firma 40 Amp Brushed Smart 2-in-1 ESC and Receiver

Firma 40 Amp Brushed Smart 2-in-1 ESC and Receiver

News By Jason Cole
The Firma 40 amp brushed ESC is the ideal option for 1/10 scale kits and a great upgrade for brushed models. Crawlers and Scalers will love the built-in receiver and will be blown away by the
1/10 SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler with Portals 4WD Kit (AXI03007)

1/10 SCX10 III Jeep JLU Wrangler with Portals 4WD Kit (AXI03007)

News By Jim T. Graham
This kit gives builders the latest SCX10 platform and a transmission with DIG and 2-speed options, plus a clear scale body to finish in your own custom style.
DX3 Smart 3-Channel Transmitter with SR315 Receiver (SPM2340)

DX3 Smart 3-Channel Transmitter with SR315 Receiver (SPM2340)

News By Jim T. Graham
With the 3-channel DX3 2.4GHz DSMR radio and SR315 receiver, budget-conscious drivers can upgrade affordably for superior range, response and interference resistance - and also be equipped to take
DX6R Gets Smart Technology!

DX6R Gets Smart Technology!

News By Jason Cole
Some cool news for DX6R owners. An open beta Raceware update is now available for Smart Technology Telemetry!
CloudLaps - A Decoder less Solution for Lap-timing

CloudLaps - A Decoder less Solution for Lap-timing

Article By mikeylama
Here is an interesting cloud-based solution for tracking lap times.
Axialfest 2020

Axialfest 2020

Article By Jim T. Graham
AXIALFEST is a customer appreciation event held by Axial Racing to thank its loyal customers for their support.
Axial SCX24 1967 Chevrolet C10 1/24 RTR

Axial SCX24 1967 Chevrolet C10 1/24 RTR

News By Jim T. Graham
As a C10 owner, I love anything close to my truck. So I'm super stoked about this new Axial release!
Losi -  Tenacity TT Pro 4WD SCT Brushless RTR

Losi - Tenacity TT Pro 4WD SCT Brushless RTR

News By Jim T. Graham
The Losi TENACITY TT Pro 1/10-scale 4WD is the legendary TEN platform reimagined. Fast, tough, and loaded with the latest technology, this trophy truck is just as comfortable on a track as it is in
Pro-Line 2020 Jeep Gladiator Clear Body

Pro-Line 2020 Jeep Gladiator Clear Body

News By Jason Cole
If you are a Jeep fan and have a 12.3" crawler, you are going to love the Pro-Line 2020 Jeep Gladiator body.
Axial - SMT10 Grave Digger 1/10th 4wd Monster Truck RTR

Axial - SMT10 Grave Digger 1/10th 4wd Monster Truck RTR

News By Jim T. Graham
Licensed from Feld Motorsports, the genuine Grave Digger ‘50s-era panel van body is as ghoulishly real as it gets, from the trademark graveyard paint scheme and chrome Zoomie headers to the driver
ARRMA 1/5 KRATON 4X4 8S BLX Brushless Speed Monster Truck RTR

ARRMA 1/5 KRATON 4X4 8S BLX Brushless Speed Monster Truck RTR

News By Jason Cole
The KRATON 8S BLX 4WD Speed Monster Truck stands out for more reasons than its huge 1/5 scale size. It's built for extreme bashing with ARRMA toughness, 8S capable brushless power, and a
Audi R8 Drag Races an Arrma Infraction, Racing Drone and an AMG G63

Audi R8 Drag Races an Arrma Infraction, Racing Drone and an AMG G63

Article By Jason Cole
What vehicle do you think will win this epic drag race between RC and full size?
Basher RockSta 1/24 4WS Mini Rock Crawler Review

Basher RockSta 1/24 4WS Mini Rock Crawler Review

Review By Jason Cole
The Basher RockSta is a micro sized crawler with big features like you'd see in larger trucks. This is the 2nd version of this crawler and it now has metal gears for durability and features a cool 4
Castle Creations Mamba X Crawler Edition Combo Review

Castle Creations Mamba X Crawler Edition Combo Review

Review By Jason Cole
We upgrade the Losi Rock Rey with Castle Creations latest Mamba X Crawler Series Combo to find out what makes this system so great.
Thunder Tiger Toyota Hilux 4wd - RCGroups Review

Thunder Tiger Toyota Hilux 4wd - RCGroups Review

Review By Matt Gunn
Modeled after the 1980 Toyota Hilux, this 1:16th scale off-road truck has the looks, performance, and price-point to make it a top contender for your next vehicle!
Losi 1/10 Rock Rey 4WD RTR Review with Spektrum FPV

Losi 1/10 Rock Rey 4WD RTR Review with Spektrum FPV

Review By Jason Cole
We take the Losi Rock Rey, give it some Spektrum FPV gear and go bashing on a trail.
User Review Highlight! Kyosho Ultima RB6 Readyset

User Review Highlight! Kyosho Ultima RB6 Readyset

Review By Matt Gunn
Let's take a look at RCGroups member TheMicroRcWorld's review of the Kyosho Ultima RB6 Readyset, a RTR entry-level 2wd buggy that's perfect for racing or bashing!
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