The Top 5 Best RC Construction Equipment Toys Of 2016 – 2017 For Sale

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Over the last year we’ve seen a few remote control construction vehicles rise to the top among kids and adults alike. Below you will find the best sellers of the year with the most popular reviews of any rc construction equipment on the market today. If you’re looking for a great Christmas or birthday gift, there’s a wide variety of options in every budget… Fun dump trucks to excavators to wheel loaders, these radio controlled construction toys guarantee hours and hours of fun for your loved ones! If there’s a specific type of toy you’re looking for but don’t see it here, comment at the end of this article for me to add it to the list for upcoming reviews.

>> Click here to see the excavator in the video above on Amazon


Top 3 Most Popular RC Toy Construction Vehicles This Year (for boys & toddlers)


Best Selling Radio Control Construction Equipment

Top Race RC Excavator With Claw Logging Bucket Attachmemt

Top Race RC Excavator With Claw Logging Bucket Attachment (metal grapple fork attachment)

TopRace Toy ExcavatorSee It On Amazon

Just like the best selling TopRace TR-211 excavator above, this radio controlled excavator features a different bucket attachment that has a hydraulic claw instead of a digging bucket. This is perfect for kids who want to create a toy logging equipment loading zone, and imitate farm and forestry work environments that harvest trees, load logging trucks, and even lumber processing plants like you see in many toy railroad sets.

Quick Specs:

  • Top Race® 15 Channel Heavy Duty Professional Remote Control Grapple Fork Excavator Tractor with Metal Fork 1:18 Scale (TR-215)
  • Multi functional tractor vehicle, works exactly like a real fork excavator, 1 step before hydraulic excavator, ability and power to really grab with its heavy steel fork.
  • 680° Degree Cab Rotation, 3 separate motors on digging arm separate motor on fork to lift up and down to its full extent.
  • Equiped with a 2.4Ghz transmitter for maximum performance, with a distance of more than 100 feet,
  • Ages 12+, Vehicle uses a large rechargeable 700mah 7.2V battery (included), The transmitter requires 2 AA batteries (not included)

Articulating Off Road RC Dump Truck On Ebay

Articulating Remote Control Dump TruckSee It On Ebay

This off road articulating rc dump truck is a one of a kind construction model. With an extra large dump bed sitting atop monster off road tires, the dirt loader is sure to tackle any terrain in the toy box. If your child likes to make his or her own roads for their equipment work sites, this dump truck is sure to be one of their faves! The only place I’ve been able to find this particular vehicle is on Ebay.

Quick Specs:

  • 1:18 scale 6 ch rc construction vehicle
  • Lifelike Truck
  • Length: 21.2 in
  • Rechargeable battery 4.8V included
  • Function: Forward & backward; Turn left & right
  • Certificates: EN71 / EN62115 / CE / ROHS / N6P
  • Running time: 25mins
  • Charge time: 5hrs
  • Control distance: 25 meters
  • Batteries removable
  • On board: 4.8V Rechargeable Battery (included)
  • Charger included
  • Recommended Age: 14+

Part Monster Truck – Part John Deere Tractor

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It’s not very often you see a farm toy combo monster truck! This will be pretty rad for most kids, as it’s a combination RC vehicle much like a Grave Digger monster truck combined with a John Deere tractor all in one. With large knobby tires, and as you can see from the picture above, this machine will climb rocks and go places a lot of other remote control construction toys can’t. Sure you won’t be moving any dirt with it, but it’s a nice addition to any toy collection, and offers a different kind of fun other than traditional earth moving equipment.

Quick Specs:

  • Plastic
  • Rear Stand And Spin Stunt Action
  • Aggressive Monster Truck Styling
  • All Terrain Action
  • Super Bounce Air Inflated Tires
  • Aggressive Monster Truck Styling
  • All Terrain Action
  • Super Bounce air inflated tires
  • Rear stand and spin stunt action

LiteHawk Dump Remote Control Truck

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As you can see from the pictures, this Litehawk rc dump truck mimics a large Caterpillar mining truck. This toy replica is a smaller model of the real thing, featuring dual rear tires to carry extra heavy mining materials and rocks, along the the very realistic ladder entry up front for operator entry. A lifelike experience for any kids that love to play with toy mining equipment and setup their own digging sites!

Quick Specs:

  • Working lights for added realism
  • Ratcheting system to protect lift mechanism from overload
  • Fully Motorized Dump Box

Get ready for fun and adventure with your new quarry styled dump truck! The large scale size makes it perfect for playing indoors or out. Fully assembled with rechargeable battery and remote control are all included – so you can start working on your new job site right away!.


3 Best Fun Construction Site Toys For Moving Dirt, Digging & Mining

RC Wheel Loader

Top Race 6 Channel Full Functional Front Loader, RC Remote Control Construction Tractor with Lights & Sounds 2.4Ghz (TR-113G)

Toprace RC Wheel LoaderSee It On Amazon

This remote control construction wheel loader is sure to make moving dirt around your children’s construction site all the more fun with lights and sound! In less than 5 minutes, you’ll be able to have this setup for your kids, and they can turn their sandbox into their very own construction site for digging, mining, and playing… HOURS of endless fun! If you’re looking for an inexpensive radio controlled loader for a Christmas or birthday gift, this is the one!

Quick Specs:

  • Top Race 6 Channel Full Functional Front Loader, RC Remote Control Construction Tractor with Lights & Sounds 2.4Ghz (TR-113G)
  • Fully Functional: Forward, backward, Left, Right, Arm Up and Down, With Lights and Sounds
  • 2.4Ghz Radio Control, will allow you to control up to 100 feet and several tractors at the same time
  • 1:24 scale RTR Ready to Run, Tractor uses a 4.8v rechargeable battery included, Transmitter uses 2 AA Batteries (Not Included)
  • Ages 5+ Length: 14″ Width: 6″ Height: 6″, Rc Lipo Battery and Charger included.

RC Dump Truck

Top Race 6 Channel Full Functional Dump Truck, RC Remote Control Construction Dump Truck with Lights & Sounds 2.4Ghz (TR-112G)

Toprace RC Dump TruckSee It On Amazon

From up to 100 feet away, your children will be able to operate multiple rc vehicles without interference with these 2.4ghz controllers! Large loads of dirt, complete dumping hydraulic action, and fully featured lights and sounds will make this construction toy one your child’s favorites in the toy box! Pair this with an rc excavator featured above, and your kids will have some serious digging power on their hands, for hours of creative fun indoors or out! Top Race consistently gets good reviews for their RC toy equipment, and their construction vehicles are well made with good quality radio control components. They are the best for the money when it comes to toy construction vehicles.

Quick Specs:

  • Top Race 6 Channel Full Functional Dump Truck, RC Remote Control Construction Dump Truck with Lights & Sounds 2.4Ghz (TR-112G)
  • Fully Functional: Forward, backward, Left, Right, Dump Bed Up and Down, With Lights and Sounds
  • 2.4Ghz Radio Control, will allow you to control up to 100 feet and several rc trucks at the same time
  • 1:24 scale RTR Ready to Run, Truck uses a 4.8v rechargeable battery included, Transmitter uses 2 AA Batteries (Not Included)
  • Ages 5+ Length: 14″ Width: 6″ Height: 6″, Rc Lipo Battery and Charger included.

RC Excavator

Top Race® 15 Channel Full Functional Professional RC Excavator, Remote Control Construction Tractor ~Metal Shovel~ (TR-211)

TopRace Rc Excavator With Working Hydraulic Bucket, Lights, And SoundsSee It On Amazon

Just like a real Caterpillar excavator, which is what this remote controlled trackhoe is modeled after, this metal cab machine digs just like the real thing! With 680 degrees of rotation, you can move dirt and shovel dump truck loads of material in any direction on your construction site. With three separate motors lifting the hydraulic digging arm and bucket, lifting power is maximized as much as possible for lifting small rocks and wet dirt.

The 2.4ghz transmitter gives you a range of up to 100 feet, which is farther than you can see your digging hole! This excavator is perfect for kids ages 12 and up (even younger if you teach them how to operate it correctly), and requires an extra two double AA batteries… So be sure to pick those up if you’re buying this as a gift.

Quick Specs:

  • Top Race® 15 Channel Professional Heavy Duty Metal Series Remote Control Excavator Tractor (TR-211)
  • Multi functional tractor vehicle, works exactly like a real excavator 1 step before hydraulic excavator, ability and power to really dig with its heavy steel shovel.
  • 680° Degree Cab Rotation, 3 separate motors on digging arm to lift up and down to its full extent.
  •   Equippedwith a 2.4Ghz transmitter for maximum performance, with a distance of more than 100 feet
  • Ages 12+, Vehicle uses a large rechargeable 400mah 7.2V battery (included), The transmitter requires 2 AA batteries (not included)

Other Types Of Remote Controlled Digging Equipment Your Kids Will Love

RC Skid Steer Loader

Hobby Engine Remote Control Track Skid Loader Toy

Hobby Engine Model Skid Steer Loader - CAT RC ReplicaSee It On Amazon

Just like a real skid steer loader getting dirty on a job-site, this rc skid loader replica has a weathered finish and a real working headlight. If you’re trying to create a toy construction site with machines your child can load on a trailer, move dirt or create roads with, or even do some land clearing with one the toy construction sets below, this is the model toy for you.

Rubber tracks ensure good grip on all surfaces, and fully working bucket with replica hydraulic lift arms give a life like operating feel for your children.

Quick Specs:

  • Forward and backward action
  • Operating Power Arm
  • 1/12 Scale Vehicle

RC Logging Equipment

Top Race 12 Channel Remote Control Crane, Battery Powered Radio Control Construction Crane With Lights & Sound (TR-114)

TopRace Remote Control Crain With Log Loader Attachment BoomSee It On Amazon

If your kids are infatuated with the idea of creating a forestry logging site, this is the perfect machine for log loading and logging truck loading zones. The feller bunchers harvest the logs, the toy skidders haul them out of the woods, and this remote control crane lifts the logs onto the logging truck when the claw truck is broken down.

This rc crane features working lights, a unique frequency that won’t interfere with other Top Race models listed on this page if you want to run multiple remote controlled pieces of equipment at the same time, and realistic sounds when in work mode. The remote is battery operated, so be sure to pick up batteries for it separately if you’re giving this as a gift for a birthday or Christmas. Click here for more diecast cranes.

Quick Specs:

  • Top Race 12 Channel Remote Control Crane, Battery Powered Radio Control Construction Crane With Lights & Sound (TR-114)
  • Fully Functional: Forward, Backward, Left, Right, Hook Up and Down, 720° Rotation, with Lights and Sounds, for indoors or Outdoor Use.
  • 40Mhz Frequency Control, Will Not Interfere with the Other Top Race Construction Toys, TR-111, TR-112, TR-113.
  • 1:45 Scale RTR Ready to Run, Crane uses 4 Rechargeable AA Batteries (Included) Transmitter uses 2 AA Batteries (Not Included)
  • Includes; TR-114 RC Crane, Batteries and Charger, Toy Log, Toy Bucket, 40Mhz Remote. Ages 3+

RC Forklift

Ninco Heavy Duty Rc Fork Lift 1/20 Nt10016 Remote Control Construction Vehicle (comes with pallet)

Remote Controlled Toyota Replica Forklift ToySee It On Amazon

Not really a digging toy, but perfect for a loading zone that you’d find on any construction site, this rc forklift is the perfect machine for loading pallets of materials in pickups or semi tractor trailers.

It’s semi knobby tires give you warehouse concrete and off road capabilities, even though it’s not designed for really rough terrain like a lot of these rc excavators above and dirt loaders below. If your kids have a toy farm set or any type of sandbox construction zone setup, this is the perfect addition for loading their trailers and hauling trucks.

Quick Specs:

  • Radio controlled 1:20 forklift fully detailed (approximately 20cm).
  • Total control of the forklift from transmitter: forward/backward, turn and up/down of the loads progressively as a real forklift do.
  • It includes 4 cones, 1 pallet and 1 carton box to make simulations with maximum realism. 3 channel (forward-backward, left-right turns, up-down loads). With a range of about 10m. Suitable for all ages.
  • Superb replica of a real model with very realistic details
  • Remote control ideal for children.

RC Backhoe

Volvo K012 Volvo Remote Controlled Backhoe Loader

Volvo RC Backhoe Toy ModelSee It On Amazon

No construction site is complete with a backhoe! This Volvo backhoe loader is full operational, with steering, backhoe boom and bucket, and front loader bucket to do all your digging and heavy lifting. Kids 5 years old and older will love this piece of equipment, and will go perfectly for any child who loves to play in the dirt or create a play construction site!

Quick Specs:

  • Full Function R/C Vehicle
  • Remote control Volvo wheel loader truck
  • Operates on 3 AA batteries and 1 9V batteries
  • Recommended for ages 3 and up
  • Great for a Gift / Collectible

Toy Construction Sets

While not exactly a traditional toy construction vehicle, these equipment toys and construction sets might are too cool not to include… And might even add to the challenging during assembly, so your kids have more fun not only building the toy itself, and then getting to play with it after.

Meccano – Super Construction Set

Meccano Super Construction Set



 Dickie Toys 40″ Giant Crane Playset

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Magformers Vehicle Power Construction Set (47-pieces)

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Meccano Multimodel Construction Crew 5 Model Set

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Caterpillar Toy trucks

These Cat trucks are not remote controlled or motorized, but push powered toy trucks are sometimes exactly what your child is looking for! From dump trucks to wheel loaders, every type of construction vehicle imaginable can be added to their set.

Toy State Caterpillar CAT Apprentice Ultimate Machine Maker Dump Truck with Wheel Loader and Excavator Construction Building Vehicles

Cat Machine Maker Toy SetSee It On Amazon

Quick Specs:

  • 3 in 1 Set Contains necessary parts for three machines: Build one at a Time–Dump Truck, Excavator, and Bulldozer
  • Build classic Cat machines or mix and match to create fantasy machines
  • Features our Smart Lock Technology, allowing for easy assembly and take-a-part play
  • Includes a realistic screwdriver and pieces to build your own Cat machine
  • Reusable carrying case for easy storage

Toy State Caterpillar Construction Massive Machine: 10-Wheel Crane

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Quick Specs:

  • Large scale crane featuring lights, construction vocals and fun tunes.
  • Hand operated boom telescopes to 28″.
  • Available in push button and tethered remote version.
  • Motorized 10-Wheel Crane with light and sound fun
  • Push buttons control forward and reverse driving,
  • Exciting music, realistic engine sounds, and fun vocal phrases
  • Boom arm manually extends to 28″
  • Four “C” batteries included

Toy State Caterpillar Push Powered Rev It Up Dump Truck

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Quick Specs:

  • Iconic cat dump truck style
  • Fast, powerful rev up motor goes long and far
  • Officially licensed product
  • No batteries required

It’s the “Feel of Real” with the Cat earth moving machines from Toy State. Perfect for the aspiring heavy equipment operator, these Cat toys let you get behind the wheel of the “big iron”and get the job done. All this designed into toys that look just like the real ones you’ll find at the construction site. The Cat Rev it Up Dump Truck is made for power and speed. Rev up the internal fly wheel and send the truck across the room to the construction site. Fill the moveable dump bed and drop the load where you want. It’s rev up fun for For ages 3 years and above.


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