I was lucky enough to be invited down to Axial Racing HQ in Irvine, CA to drive Axial’s latest product, the YETI™ a 1/10th Scale Electric 4WD – RTR. After having a little pow wow in the boardroom one of the Axial minions (they all look the same to me wearing skinny jeans and baby T’s that would look like a belly shirt (cropped top, half shirt, midriff shirt, tummy top) on me) Continue reading
I’m proud to announce the next installment of the “championship” scale competition for 2013. UTRCRC will be hosting the Southwest Scale
Championship on September 27-29, 2013. The first two days will be held at the Three Peaks Recreation Area just northwest of Cedar City, Utah.
This is a Light Bar Kit for Scale Crawlers. Looking for some True-scale crawling or Desert SC Off-Road Lights? Pro-Line has once again stepped-up to the plate with this latest Light bar kit. The kit gives you 6 highly detailed lights which simulate the look of today’s modern High Intensity Off-Road Lights. This kit enables you to construct either a 4 up Scale Crawler Light bar or a 6 up Desert SC light bar for your short course trucks. Continue reading
Vanquish Products has stepped up huge with this newest offering, Fully Licensed Scale Versions of the ever popular Currie Rockjock Axles. These new axles are sure to be a huge hit with everyone in the scale crowd. Continue reading
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
Axial Wraith™ Ready-to-Run 1/10th Electric 4WD Rock Racer The Wraith™ Ready-to-Run 1/10th Scale Electric 4WD Rock Racer is another “FIRST” for Axial with the first and most realistic full tube-frame chassis design that is manufactured with high strength composite materials. Continue reading
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
A photo was taken at a 1:1 event (KOH) of Axial’s newest scale crawler and shortly after the new spread like wild fire on forums around the world. The new crawler appears to be a scale replica of a 1:1 crawler with a plastic molded cage and a full scale interior, new wider axles. It is rumored that it will be available in May 2011 and have price of $350 to $400 RTR.