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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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When Will NASCAR Really Go RC?

RC oval racing has been around for decades, but because the cars used for RC oval racing are pan cars that can only be used on smooth and clean paved surfaces or carpet, the segment has never really taken off. It isn’t because NASCAR fans aren’t do’ers or real gearheads. I’ve heard that argument and [...]

Jan 15, 2011 Comments
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For Your Entertainment: RC In The Movies

One of the coolest movies to ever feature RC was The Dead Pool which came out in 1988 and starred Clint Eastwood. The antagonist (AKA the bad guy) uses an RC car to do his dirty work. Check it out. Post up what you know about the car, the scene, the RC driver, etc. There’s [...]

Jan 14, 2011 Comments
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Ken Block likes RC Zone

I’m a big fan of Ken Block and am friends with him on Facebook. Today I was surprised to see that he posted our RC Zone magazine on his page. The photos show the cover and his Traxxas car on the inside. I think that it’s great that he’s getting us and RC out to the [...]

Jan 13, 2011 Comments
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