Category Archive: PRODUCT REVIEW

Feb 09

PRODUCT REVIEW: VBC Ghost EVO Kit #D-05-VBC-CK09

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VBC Ghost EVO Kit #D-05-VBC-CK09 I recently purchased a new in the box shrink wrapped VBC Ghost EVO chassis kit and thought I’d do another build review to share with RCO members. The original VBC Ghost was designed around the company’s D05 chassis and was intended to be an economical racing platform for the Vintage …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2016/02/product-review-vbc-ghost-evo-kit-d-05-vbc-ck09/

Aug 28

PRODUCT BUILD: 3Racing D4 AWD Advanced Chassis Sakura CS Sport

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So I’ve been watching some of the drift action taking place on Saturday afternoons at FredZ Dynamic Hobbies for a few months now and the guys seem to be having too much fun for me to keep ignoring it. I decided to take the plunge and see what this is all about. Fred recently brought …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2015/08/product-build-3racing-d4-awd-advanced-chassis-sakura-cs-sport/

Aug 18

PRODUCT REVIEW: Model 9116 1/12 Scale 2WD 2.4G RC Truggy

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I was asked by Robert at GearBest (www.gearbest.com) to do a product review of one of their R/C products. A vehicle was shipped and today I received a 12th scale, 2wd R/C Monster Truck for an un-boxing and first run review. My un-boxing video is at the following link; First impressions are all very positive. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2015/08/product-review-model-9116-112-scale-2wd-2-4g-rc-truggy/

Feb 02

TLR 22 3.0 Conversion Kit

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A few weeks ago the Team Losi Racing Facebook page was teasing us over a few days posting pictures of different parts of a new vehical. It made for some entertaining chatter with guys guessing everything from a touring car to a quad copter….. My guess was for a new buggy(upgraded) but it turned out to be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2015/02/tlr-22-3-0-conversion-kit/

Jan 24

Product Review: Team Associated TC4 Club Racer

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I haven’t done a review in some time and thought that with the resurgence in on-road lately, that I would do a review of my new Team Associated TC4 Club Racer. I purchased my TC4 locally and was surprised to find that this chassis came fully built from the factory. As a result, there isn’t …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2015/01/product-review-team-associated-tc4-club-racer/

Dec 02

Wild One re-release build

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Tamiya has re-released so many classic cars over the last few years. Being a 2wd buggy fan I got pretty excited when I managed a trade for this NIB Wild One.  Close enough in vintage to my very first hobby grade buggy back in 1988 the Futaba FX10, I searched my work shop for a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2014/12/wild-one-re-release-build/

Jun 28

PRODUCT REVIEW: MIP SHINY C-CVD KIT

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Today’s  OEM universals found in race kits are of pretty high quality…. But while I waited to run my TLR 22-4 this outdoor race season, I had read on a few forums that some experienced failures at the threaded portion of the axle. Perhaps it was a manufacturing issue or a fluke? Who knows. Not …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2014/06/product-review-mip-shiny-c-cvd-kit/

Mar 22

Product Review: Durango DETC410

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I’m excited to un-box my first touring car in a couple years!  The Team Durango DETC410 has finally arrived and I believe it was worth the release date push-backs!  Here is my build and impressions of it. First off, it is packaged like any modern car that I’ve built to date.  Lettered bags for each …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2014/03/product-review-durango-detc410/

Mar 06

PRODUCT REVIEW: Yokomo BMax4 III

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What we have here is the Yokomo B-Max4 III and a quick overview of the build. Like other brands of RC car companies, all parts are grouped together in a single bag according to the assembly steps. The first step of assembly is to put the side skirts, battery posts, front and rear a-arm mounts …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2014/03/product-review-yokomo-bmax4-iii/

Jan 09

Product Build: Team Associated TC6.2

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Tadamm ! Here it is, the new TC6.2 from Team Associated (AE). After few months of development and testing, AE got their new TC car on the market just in time for a fresh year that will have another world championship and AE think that they have the car to win it! I just finished …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2014/01/product-build-team-associated-tc6-2/

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