Anyone who has grown up in the “Star Wars” generation knows there are all sorts of great flying vehicles planed for our intergalactic future. But what about now? Well, we caught wind of a very ambitious project called the “HoverBike”. The brainchild of Chris Malloy, this could just be the answer to that old childhood [...]
Meet EMILY, an RC lifeguard! It looks like a buoy but is actually a small watercraft fitted with a flotation device. It can travel at speeds of up to 22mph and reach swimmers in distress more quickly, and sometimes more safely, than a human lifeguard. Check out the video!
This ain’t no conversion kit When you think of Tekno RC, your mind likely goes to brushless buggy conversions and driveshaft kits. This “First Look” review focuses on a much more complicated project than a brushless conversion for an existing nitro 1/8-scale buggy. The EB48 is Tekno’s very first full car kit—a vehicle designed from the [...]
I use a pair of worn-out pantyhose for a chassis cover. The nylon fits snugly over the chassis, keeps most of the dirt out, and allows the heat from the motor and ESC to escape. Gerry Glenn Latham, NY See more pit tips in the October issue of RC Car Action.
RC Car Action contributing photographer Sean Earnest attended rounds 9 and 10 of the 2012 Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series held at Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernadino, CA, where drivers sponsored by Team Losi Racing, Team Associated, and Traxxas competed in their respective divisions. One of the most famous off-road racing facilities in [...]