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Transponder Trick [Top 25 Pit Tips]

Transponder Trick: Save your transponder number like it was a phone number on your cell phone.  You’ll always have it on hand when you sign up. Charles Robalo – Austin, TX

May 02, 2012 Comments
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Axle-Pin Keeper [Top 25 Pit Tips]

Axle-Pin Keeper: Use a little Shoe GOO on your axle pins and they won’t fall out anymore when you’re changing tires, but they’ll come right out with pliers when you want. Alain Dreschen – Baltimore, MD

May 02, 2012 Comments
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Stay Clear [Top 25 Pit Tips]

Stay Clear: Over time, the display on your radio will dull from being in the elements.  You can bring it back to life by lightly rubbing it with a little plastic polish and a rag.  It will look like new when you have finished. Roger Carter – Delray Beach, FL

May 02, 2012 Comments
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Clear The Markings [Top 25 Pit Tips]

Clear The Markings: If you’re a racer, chances are you have multiple sets of tires with different compounds.  The problem is that it’s easy to forget what compound is what.  Mark the inside of each wheel with the compound using a marker so you can easily see what you’re grabbing.  You can keep the marker [...]

May 02, 2012 Comments
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10th Anniversary Of RCX Begins Tomorrow In Long Beach, CA

Calling all R.C enthusiasts! The 10th Anniversary of RCX [Radio Control Expo] will be held this Saturday, April 28th from 10 A.M To 6 P.M & Sunday, April 29th 10 A.M to 4 P.M at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.  You can buy tickets until Midnight [EST] on April 27th for [...]

Apr 27, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tips: Tire Sets [June 2012]

Tire Sets: I have boxes full of tires and it can be difficult to keep track of them.  I make sure to zip-tie the sets together before storage so it is easy to retrieve the set at a later date. Mark Nelson – Titusville, FL For more Pit Tips, check out page 2o in this [...]

Apr 27, 2012 Comments
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Readers’ Rides: Duratrax Ultima Pro XL [June 2012]

Duratrax Ultima Pro XL: This ride from Scott Chapman takes vintage RC to a whole new level.  He started out with a Duratrax Ultima Pro XL that he shortened, customized and painted on the chassis.  He bolted up a custom painted Tamiya SRB front suspension and fitted the buggy with Kyosho Triumph and the battery [...]

Apr 27, 2012 Comments
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Apr 27, 2012 Comments
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