Photographic Memory: Don’t sell your old low-megapixel camera on eBay just yet; keep it in the workshop to snap pics of complex parts you might otherwise forget how to reassemble. It’s also nice to have a non-precious shooter in your pit box for spotting paint jobs or snapping blackmail pics of your buds. Elvis Machado [...]
Radio ID: Many racers use the same brand of transmitter at my track. Therefore I wrap a colored hair tie around my transmitter so I can find it easily in a crowd. Julian Dayal – College Park, MD For more Pit Tips, check out page 24 in this month’s issue of RC Car Action.
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RADIO LCD PROTECTION: The clear LCD screen savers for iPods and cell phones work great for protecting your radio’s LCD screen. Just apply the screen saver over the LCD, and trim around the edges with a hobby knife for a custom fit. STEVEN MULLER – DENVER, CO
Eventually in your servo or speed control’s life, you’ll find a wire that has cut insulation. It takes time and a bit of skill to cut the area with CA glue. It will keep the wire from further stripping, and it acts like insulation. JOHN MCMILLAN