Editors Blogs

Is It The Shoes?

I may show my age here, but do any of you remember the video game “NBA Jam”? Arguably one of the best arcade and console games of the mid-90′s, NBA Jam had a thrilling gameplay style and a mind boggling commentary for its time.  The sports commentators would call the video game’s action just like [...]

Feb 28, 2011 Comments
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Who is Ted?

Who is Ted? Is Ted even his real name? I want to know more about Ted. He seems very happy and anyone that happy has to be a good guy–or mentally ill. I’ll assume he’s not the latter. What do you know about Ted? You’ve seen this photo of him before. Do you remember where? [...]

Feb 18, 2011 Comments
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The Ideal Track

RC race tracks come in all shapes and sizes. That said, there has been a shift or evolution in tracks over the years. Tracks continue to get bigger and more complicated. In fact, huge tracks with MX-style jumps are no longer a rarity. Many hobby shops start off with small tracks and continue to look [...]

Feb 16, 2011 Comments
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VIDEO: Kevin on energy drinks…

We already shot this week’s The Radio Control Show episode 94 and Kevin had a little help from his favorite energy drink… Don’t forget to tune in every Friday right here on rccaraction.com for the latest episode. This week’s show features some awesome 1/5-scale Baja 5SC short course footage and a sneak peak at something from [...]

Feb 15, 2011 Comments
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My trophy truck lower link mounts are done

I designed my lower link mounts to slide over the axle housing that will be made soon. I waited for the material for the axle tubes to show up so that I can design the link mounts to have the same inside diameter as the outside diameter as the tubes. These pieces will bolt in [...]

Feb 15, 2011 Comments
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Scale Overload

Slow traffic in the passing lane, conversation crashers, Kevin Hetmanski burning a rare Bruiser, bad parking, referring to pets as children, loud cell phone talkers, empty food containers in the fridge, etc, etc. Pet peeves are a popular topic of discussion, and like you, I have my fair share of things that tweak me. One [...]

Feb 03, 2011 Comments
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Short course trucks are hot, but will we be seeing trophy trucks soon?

A lot of us love short course trucks because they look just like the real thing. I like short course trucks but there’s nothing like a tricked out trophy truck. They look so much better with all the lights on them and the spare tires in the bed. I think that it’s time for a [...]

Feb 01, 2011 Comments
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The Yet-Another-Nationals Nationals

I don’t get worked up about too much in RC. Why would I or anyone else? It’s a fun hobby. That said, there is one topic that makes me want to, well, scream. OK, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch. There’s one topic in RC that makes me roll my eyes and shake my head. [...]

Jan 29, 2011 Comments
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