RC Crawler Gear Guide 01: New Vehicles & Upgrades for Down-Scale Adventures


Here’s a new product round up of the latest RC crawler gear that is fit for your next scaled-down – or real life adventure.

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SCALER is dedicated to RC’s that are scaled down and ultra-detailed. These licensed replicas feature many of the same accessories we see on the trails, only smaller. Whether it’s an original build or a “mini-me” of a real rig, these trail and scale RC crawlers are as fun to build and drive as real life overland vehicles.


SCALE Adventure: Lane Riggs’ Overland Ready RC4WD TF2 Toyota 4Runner & Fully Equipped Integy Off-Road Camp Trailer

2023-10-06T12:30:00+01:00By Martin Anders, Images by Lane Riggs

The level of realism he achieves with his models often blurs the line between the miniature and the full-scale worlds.


Element RC Knightrunner

Element RC’s Ready To Run Knightrunner Enduro Trail Truck Tested at Joshua Tree

2023-10-03T11:39:00+01:00By and Photos by Jerry Tsai

The Enduro Knightrunner 4x4 RTR from Element RC is just one of these RTR scale trucks that not only looks realistic but has trail driving capability that can give your real ride a run for its money.


Ready For Fun: Traxxas TRX-4M Land Rover Defender and Ford Bronco

2023-09-29T11:31:00+01:00By and Photos by Jerry Tsai

Traxxas offers plenty of upgrades such as true beadlock wheels, licensed BF Goodrich KM3 tires, and LED lighting


Off Road Rust Bucket: Broc’s RC & Scale Rat Team Up to Build a Toyota FJ40 Land Cruiser RC Replica


Scaler is a special section in OVR that is dedicated to scaled-down, radio-controlled (RC) overlanders and off-road vehicles. For many full-size off-roader enthusiasts, seeing a miniaturized yet realistic-looking truck is a fun curiosity.

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RC Overlanding: From Miniature to Real Life, Neil Leyesa’s Toyota FJ Cruiser Addiction

2023-04-21T23:01:00+01:00By and & Neil Leysa

For many full-size off-roader enthusiasts, seeing a miniaturized yet realistic-looking truck is a fun curiosity. 


CAMEL: Customized RC Overland Crawler, Traxxas TRX-4 Defender

2023-01-21T02:59:00+00:00By and Photos by Jerry Tsai

A few years ago I discovered a radio-controlled brand called Traxxas that offered a highly detailed scale version of the Defender 110.


Scaled Down & Fully Capable: Popularity of Radio-Controlled Overlanding is on the Rise

2023-01-21T02:57:00+00:00By and Photos by Jerry Tsai

Suspensions, transmissions, and diffs on these RC crawlers all operate similarly to that of full-size components.