Editors Blogs

IIC 2011 – A-main Videos! Mind bending speeds!

It might have taken me a little while to post, but it’s well worth the wait. Here are the A-main runs of some of the worlds top best RC drivers running on IIC’s super fast carpet track. The speeds are so fast, one is left to wonder how RC cars are controlled at that speed [...]

Oct 20, 2011 Comments
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The Nomadio Blues

A few years ago, I switched my entire fleet of RC vehicles over from geriatric AM radio gear to awesome new 2.4GHz.  After many hours of careful research, I selected Nomadio as my new radio system of choice.  It was expensive to retrofit the better part of a dozen vehicles, but I figured the expense [...]

Oct 20, 2011 Comments
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Cheaters Never Win

The cynics among you have read the title of this blog and already thought, “not true, cheaters win all the time.”  Well hold your horses there, turbo.  I’m not talking about cheaters in the sense you’re likely thinking of them.  I’m talking about the people who attempt to cheat the odds out of the hard [...]

Oct 20, 2011 Comments
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Traxxas Mystery Product–What Will It Be?

OK, the big T in Texas is long overdue. We all know something new is going to be announced soon–we just don’t know what or when. What do you think Traxxas’ next big release is going to be? What do you want it to be? What do think is the realistic next release from Traxxas?

Oct 19, 2011 Comments
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Tuesday Photo Highlight

As originally promised, I’m going to start featuring photo work into my weekly blog. This weeks photo… Adam Drake sequence shot form 2011 Thunder Alley Gas Championships. The track featured a very tricky hip to double to step-up which proved to be difficult for even the best drivers in the world. As you can see, [...]

Oct 19, 2011 Comments
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Off Road EXPO in Pomona, CA

Being that I’m an off-road enthusiast, every year I make it a priority to attend the Off Road EXPO in Pomona, CA. Why? It’s not all too often I get the kid in the candy store experience and this EXPO certainly fulfills that need thanks to all the vendors that show up showcasing project vehicles, new products and [...]

Oct 19, 2011 Comments
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Workbench Essentials: Reinforced Aluminum Tape

It’s been a while since my last rummage through the tool drawer, so I figure I’m overdue.  This time around I’ve picked one of my very favorites: reinforced aluminum tape.  I know that doesn’t sound very interesting or glamorous, but give it a chance and you’ll be sold.  I promise. Foil tape is really only useful [...]

Oct 18, 2011 Comments
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Team Associated and Lucas Oil Marketing RC to the Masses–VIDEO

It’s no secret that short course trucks have pushed our hobby to a new level. Much of this has been accomplished by manufacturers reaching out to new markets. Traxxas can be seen at almost any sort of off-road racing event and almost all of the bigger manufacturers have sponsored a full size racing truck. HPI [...]

Oct 17, 2011 Comments
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