Written by Harley. Yesterday marked the first Goat Hill Scale challenge. This event really showcased what the KCRC (Kansas City Rock Crawlers) club can do. The Kansas City area is really stacked with some amazing talent, I’d put it against any club in the nation for the ability to put out some of the coolest trucks, media and products in RC crawling. I’m proud to be part of this club.
Now that I have had a week to really put the Wraith through its paces and take it apart and look things over a bit more closely, I thought it would be cool to do a part II to my original review.
I have had a lot of PM’s and emails asking me to cover the following topics;
Before I begin my review, let me begin by explaining why I feel that I can give an honest review of the rig, even though it’s still unavailable to the public.
Firstly, I had the honor of attending the Montana Scale Nationals this past weekend, where PinchFlat and I judged courses for both Street class and Spec. Being that we were the first to offer our help with Spec, we requested to judge the Wraith course, and couldn’t have been happier when we were told that we would in fact be the judges for that course. As luck would have it, we also had the opportunity to setup the courses that these spec rigs would be running on. Continue reading
For all those scale enthusiasts out there, RC4WD has released a 1.55 and 2.2 version of their Mickey Thompson Baja Claw TTC tire. The 1.9 version of the tire was released a few months ago. After the 1.9 version came out, the community wanted more. Some images released at a trade show a short time ago gave us a glimpse of these newer versions of the tire, but finally they are out!
RC4WD’s new Interco 1.55″ Irok Scale Tires and 2.2″ TSL Boggers are available now through an exclusive early release at TGN Distributing. TGN has a limited supply of these hot new tires so hurry over to TGN now to get some while you can.
“A TGN EXCLUSIVE—RC4WD was on the baja scene early with the first production billet rims. RC4WD has a successful background in the r/c crawling industry and have used their resources to produce many great products for the large scale industry. TGN is proud to be the exclusive worldwide distributor for the entire line of quality RC4WD products.”
For many years people were clambering for Losi to come out with a rock crawler of some sorts and they delivered quite handily. From the all-out Comp Crawler, the cool Mini Rock Crawler, the unique Night Crawler and the Micro Rock Crawler, they have this crawling thing down. Up to this point they’ve focused on function over form; however, that’s about to change. Enter the latest crawler from Losi, the 1/24-scale Losi Micro 4X4 Trail Trekker. Continue reading
RC4WD introduces the all new Mickey Thompson Baja Claw TTC 1.9″ offroad tire.
RC4WD has teamed up with Mickey Thompson tires to bring you this huge new offroad tire. As RC4WD promised, we have brought out several licensed tires and this is only the beginning. The new Baja Claw TTC, is a tried and true offroad tire and stand in at 4.75″ tall. This true replica of the 1:1 Baja Claw TTC tire was special built for Top Truck Challenges. Are you ready for the Challenge? Continue reading
Pro-line Racing’s Daniel Adams talks about Pro-Line’s new scale 2.2″ tires mounted on the Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Rubicon in this video.