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It’s The Mechanical Aspect That Gets Me Every Time

What does it mean to be a gearhead, a mechanic, or a wrencher?  It usually means you’re into disassembling things to see how they work, and then reassembling them again. I know this was the case for me at an early age.  I enjoyed tearing things apart–household items like radios, toasters (sorry mom), clocks and [...]

Sep 20, 2011 Comments
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Late Summer Reading & Movie Suggestions

As the racing season is winding down this fall, it can be difficult to go cold-turkey on RC racing.  For those of you who still have the racing itch and want to read a good book (you know…reading…books…they’re like magazines, only bigger) and watch a good movie, I have two suggestions for you. Both of [...]

Sep 06, 2011 Comments
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HPI Savage Flux Video–”The Movie!”

Check out this awesome video created by an HPI fan–it’s edited to look like a movie, and he does quite a job showing off the Savage Flux’s performance capabilities. If watching this video doesn’t make you want to go outside and bash with a monster truck, we suggest checking your pulse! Click below & enjoy!

Aug 31, 2011 Comments
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When You’re Not RC’ing, Go Ride!

I’ve recently resumed another pastime of mine, riding bikes, as a healthy and fun alternative to racing RC cars.  The bike in question is a Redline road bike, and thanks to the city of Santa Clarita where I live, I have miles and miles of dedicated biking paths available to me. I’m certainly not the [...]

Aug 29, 2011 Comments
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RC Shortcourse Nats…what could have been.

As all of our updates indicate, it is raining. The race is basically over. Here are the highs and lows I noticed. High: fun track layout. Low: the track is currently under water. High: the locals have been very friendly Low: the locals are currently cursing under their breath High: I got a fast run [...]

Aug 27, 2011 Comments
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RC Short Course Nationals @ RC Madness in CT

As though the RC Short Course Nationals isn’t an exciting enough race on its own, the state of Connecticut has played host to not only its first earthquake in hundreds of years, but also its first hurricane schedule to make landfall later this weekend.  No matter, as the Short Course Nationals charges on, with the [...]

Aug 26, 2011 Comments
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RC Short Nationals Video Coverage

Check out the action from Enfield, CT the 2011 RC Short Course Nationals

Aug 26, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas After Run Maintenance – Waterproof Vehicles

Is there anything more fun than running an RC car during a rainy day without worrying about electrical problems?  With waterproof Traxxas vehicles like the Slash, a rainy day will never stop you from getting your RC fix.  But what should you do after you’ve finished running in wet conditions?  Just toss the truck into [...]

Aug 26, 2011 Comments
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