Editors Blogs

Is Short Course On The Right Track?

Let me be clear: I am a proponent of short course racing. I fully embrace RC’s return to scale realism and short course is my primary racing class of choice. That said, I have my concerns. More specifically, I have one important question. The question is simple. Is the short course racing class on the [...]

Jan 20, 2011 Comments
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Is there a future for solid axle monster trucks?

I am a big time fan of solid axle monster trucks and can remember seeing a lot of them in the pages of RC Car Action back in the day. Most of them were based on the Tamiya Clodbuster and they showed up in many different configurations. The race trucks were always my favorite and [...]

Jan 20, 2011 Comments
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Awesome In Flight Video

Check out this amazing video by Tabb Firchau on Vimeo. This incredibly smooth aerial footage was taken with a dSLR video camera mounted to an RC helicopter and will be featured this week on The Radio Control Show.

Jan 18, 2011 Comments
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Give Your RC Photos an EDGE!

Here’s a fun way to make your RC images stand out from the crowd. In a few simple steps, we’re going to add contrast and texture to create a grunge look using Photoshop. The great thing about this technique is that it can be applied to so many different types of photography. From RC product [...]

Jan 18, 2011 Comments
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Creating Killer RC Action Videos

Thanks for checking out my blog! I have a lot of tips and tricks for you guys, as well as behind the scenes footage from The Radio Control Show, funny videos, and much more coming soon so be sure to check back often. Let’s start with some tips on making killer RC action videos. Get [...]

Jan 18, 2011 Comments
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Custom Tools + Me = Total RC Geekdom

I remember the first time I laid eyes on a set of Hudy Professional tools in the pits–it was many, MANY years ago (maybe a over a decade ago?!) and Mark Pavidis was wrenching on his buggy.  Among the symphony of movements Mark made as he wrenched on his cars sat these black anodized tools, [...]

Jan 17, 2011 Comments
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World Exclusive Traxxas Stampede 4×4 VXL

A classic monster is reborn with four-wheel drive For as long as the wildly popular Traxxas Stampede has been around (which is a long time), there has been an almost constant clamor for a 4WD version of this classic 2WD monster truck. Many resourceful hobbyists have even resorted to making their own using a mix [...]

Jan 17, 2011 Comments
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Movies that featured RC

I liked Matt Higgins’ blog post with the RC10 from the Dead Pool. We enjoyed watching the clip. And, it’s cool that I now work with the guys who made that happen. It got me thinking about other movies that featured RC cars. I’d say the Dead Pool is one of the most famous movies with [...]

Jan 16, 2011 Comments
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