I really enjoy painting injection molded ABS bodies, most often found on Tamiya trucks. I’ve built a lot of them through the years, and quickly discovered that to get the best paint job possible it’s very important that you have the right tools for the job. Since I am currently working on a Tamiya Clod Buster body, this is [...]
Throwback Thursday, February 2000: Team Associated RC10GT and TC3, Traxxas T-Maxx, Mod Clods and More…
For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we are going to go back to the year 2000 when a pound of bacon cost $2.97, Formula One returned to US and we tuned in to the first season of Survivor. Team Associated gave us its first RTR to get some dirt time with and we were the first [...]
When you get involved in this great hobby of ours there’s no doubt that you need to have a good set of tools to not only do the job right but to make wrenching on your vehicle much easier. Over the years I have been lucky enough to have some of the best tools in [...]
Throw Back Thursday, August 2002: Kyosho Mad Force, Losi XXXNT Adam Drake, Car of the Year and more…..
Let’s take a look at the year 2002 for this week’s Throw Back Thrusday. The cost of a stamp was $0.37, Kelly Clarkson won the first season of American Idol and The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers was a popular move at the theaters. Kyosho gave us a shock by releasing its first [...]
Hello everyone and welcome to my new weekly web column, Kev’s Bench. Every Friday, I’ll share sneak peaks at new projects, talk shop and RC tech, and generally sound off on the latest goings-on in our hobby. Now let’s get this ball rolling with a look back at a project from the past… One of [...]
In the May issue of Radio Control Car Action, we feature a project HPI Baja 5SC that I built for racing. It’s a pretty cool truck and you should check the issue out when it’s available. Here’s the parts list for that truck. Here you will find the parts used part numbers and prices for [...]