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3 Nitro No-No’s

If I’ve learned anything over the years racing nitro vehicles, it’s that there’s no replacement for lots of expendable cash experience. Over time, nitro guys develop a sixth-sense, knowing when an engine is too lean or rich just by the feel of the trigger in their hands.  On the other side of the coin, there [...]

May 12, 2011 Comments
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Monster Energy Supercross Was INCREDIBLE

Monster Energy Supercross Finals in Vegas this past weekend–EPIC!   Here are a few things I’d like to share with those who have never attended. 1.  We are spoiled on the West Coast with our weather.  It was bright, sunny (and windy) and perfect summer weather for supercross.  I even got a little sunburned. 2. [...]

May 09, 2011 Comments
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Going To Las Vegas! SX Finals!

Some perks of my job include always having an influx of new RC cars to play with, traveling to interesting destinations, and living on the other side of the country from Kevin Hetmanski.  This weekend, I’m on the road again, traveling to the Fabulous Las Vegas to check out the Monster Energy AMA Supercross Finals [...]

May 06, 2011 Comments
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Five Things I Don’t Get

I’ll be honest, there’s a handful LOTS of things I don’t get in this world, but my blog today focuses on the top 5 things in RC that I just don’t get.  Take my list with a grain of salt.  I’ve been in RC a long time…a loooong time…but these head-scratchers always make me pause [...]

May 03, 2011 Comments
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Race Season Is Back Again

I hate the winter season.  I wish I were more accepting of terrible weather, but I’m not.  I prefer warm temperatures over cold weather.  I prefer clear, blue days over gray, depressing skies.  I prefer sunlight to darkness…and when it gets dark at 5PM, I know I’m having my winter blues.  Sure, a So Cal [...]

Apr 28, 2011 Comments
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Gil Losi JR & Mike Gillette Start New RC Company

We’ve heard the talk in the industry about a new company and even spoken with a quiet, reserved Gil Losi Jr. about his new ventures, and now we’ve received confirmation that it’s all true–Losi Jr. and former Horizon Hobby president Mike Gillette have teamed up to form the “Firelands Group.” Formerly the namesake of Team [...]

Mar 25, 2011 Comments
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RCX Is Finally Here!

It’s Thursday, March 17th and RCX is only 2 days away.  I’ve attended this RCX since its inception in 2003, but this will be my first time attending as part of the Air Age/RCX team.  Obviously I’m very excited. The entire RC Car Action and Air Age Media team will be there at the Pomona [...]

Mar 17, 2011 Comments
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Team Associated SC10 4×4

 When I recently visited Team Associated to get the first look at their latest flagship vehicle, the SC10 4×4, the anticipation was killing me. I sat down at Team Associated’s conference table with engineer Kurt Wenger, and he smiled and said, “This truck is designed to make you win.” In a few minutes, AE’s president [...]

Mar 04, 2011 Comments
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