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Stay-Put Wheel Nuts [Top 25 Pit Tips]

Stay-Put Wheel Nuts: Scoring, slotting, or roughing up the ends of your wheel nuts will make them grab onto the rim better and prevent them from coming loose. Joseph Atherton – Sacramento, CA  

Apr 19, 2012 Comments
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Photographic Memory [Top 25 Pit Tips]

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 [...]

Apr 19, 2012 Comments
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Pit Tips: Radio ID [May 2012]

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.

Apr 17, 2012 Comments
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Deal Of The Week: 50% off Ultimate Nitro Engine Guide for Radio Control Vehicles

The Air Age Store has been running weekly deals with a selected item available for 50% off the original price.  This week’s Deal of the Week is for the “Ultimate Nitro Engine Guide For Radio Control Vehicles.” Whether you’re a nitro beginner or an experienced veteran, this 200-plus page color book contains all the answers [...]

Apr 16, 2012 Comments
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Radio LCD Protection [Top 25 Pit Tips]

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

Apr 12, 2012 Comments
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Mobile Camber Gauge [Top 25 Pit Tips]

MOBILE CAMBER GAUGE: When I’m at the track, in place of a camber gauge. I use a free angle finder app on my smartphone to make setup changes. CHRIS TRANGSRUD – TEMPE, ARIZONA    

Apr 12, 2012 Comments
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Split Servo Wires [Top 25 Pit Tips]

  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

Apr 12, 2012 Comments
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The Radio Control Show 153

In this week’s show, we take an in depth look at the all new Traxxas Funny Car, some crazy aerobatics with a sick sport plane, a flight over Niagara Falls, some paddle tire fun, and much more.

Apr 09, 2012 Comments
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