You can never have enough (spare) tires!

Or, how to make your own… Many TRX-4 owners complain that the spare tire on the rear is too heavy. To me, I don’t mind, I actually like it, it gives it a more powerful, rugged look. Then again, I guess I’m more a RC trailer than a crawler anyway. So how to make it…

Buying a rig… with a twist!

The tough part is over, choices have been made, I am going to buy a green Traxxas TRX-4 Land Rover Defender! True to my Dutch origins, that means that I now have to start another round of research: Where to buy it? But first: I hadn’t even seen one in real life! How to arrange…

My shortlist of rigs

After careful consideration (and many late nights reading and watching reviews), I came up with the following shortlist: Axial SCX10-II, the “new and improved” version of the highly regarded SCX10. A very capable all-rounder that should be on the shortlist of anybody looking for anything close to a 1:10 scale crawl or trial truck. It…

Selecting the right rig

There is nothing more personal than … ehm … making your own personal choice! And the same goes for selecting the right rig (hey, be proud of me, I’m already using “inner circle terms” like “rig”). As usual, it starts with knowing what you need (must-have), want (nice-to-have), prefer not (downside) and don’t want (veto)….

First Post!

I am sick (.. ah, sorry, I’m not a native English speaker..!) Restarting … I am ill, caught a nasty virus! It happened on YouTube (be careful boys and girls!), I was minding my own business, watching some model railroad videos (MiWuLaTV anybody?), drawing a little bit outside the lines (like┬áhere and┬áhere) until I bumped…