Tamiya Avante Black Special

Back when I started racing a kit came out that looked alien, like it was so far into the future Buck Rogers said “man that looks cool!” Tamiya has been bringing back all the “old school” kits and when I ...
by Derek Buono
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HPI Apache C1 – Sweetness

Beauty, they say, is only skin deep. Well this Apache C1 has some thick skin because… look at it. Look. It’s stunning. We were excited when HPI released this RTR, and now that we got one for testing there maybe be a...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Team Associated SC10GT RTR

Short course is still the top dog when it comes to popular vote. Some of us have been around long enough to remember when “nitro” was basically gas truck. Strangely enough over the past 5 years gas truck disappeared...
by Derek Buono
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Tamiya Avante Black – 1988 was awesome!

In 1988 many of you weren’t born. If you were, and you were racing RC cars when Tamiya released the Avante you were excited. Back then Yokomo and Schumacher 4WD kits dominated the race tracks, but Tamiya’s crazy new...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Arrma Fury SC – Beginner’s choice?

Traxxas has a huge target strapped to it’s back and just about every company is trying to compete for sales with the RC giant. Arrma is a new company, but it’s trying to steal that winning formula of price, quality,...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Hand Full of AKA EVO Truggy Tires

Truck rule! And they will rule more once you ditch the old school rims and tires for a set of lighter AKA EVO Truggy tires. These race tires feature a bead more like 1/8-scale so the rim and tire are lighter! This is just bette...
by Derek Buono
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