Matthew Higgins's Blog

Matthew Higgins matth

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About Matt:I think it’s safe to say I’ve done a little bit of everything in RC. That said, I predominately race off-road and my current passion is short course. One of my all-time favorite classes is oval carpet racing. Besides racing, I can often be found working on one of my many never-complete projects, and it seems I have an ever growing collection of rock crawlers—specifically scale crawlers. Matt’s 5 Hot Topics: Short course, Racing, Scale Builds, Crawling and the General RC Hobby

What Happened To Crawling?

Jan 05, 2011 No Comments

There’s no shortage of people who will tell you rock crawling is dead. I’ll get right to the point; they’re wrong. What is true is that rock crawling is not growing at the exponential rate it once enjoyed. It’s probably not growing at all—meaning just as many people fall off as join in. Rock crawling—the [...]

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Short Course: The Missed Opportunity

Nov 17, 2010 7 Comments

Most people in the RC industry or those  involved in hobby for a significant amount of time recognize that the short course segment is the best thing to happen to the hobby in a long time. It has renewed the interest of veteran enthusiasts and has drawn in newcomers. In some respects, short course has [...]

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