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14 Things You Didn’t Know About RC

14 Things You Didn’t Know About RC

We are lucky enough to have a lot of RC vehicles come across our desks and we’ve each been in this great hobby for a long time. One of our frequent office conversations is about where things got started. For example, what company came out with the first ball differential or where did CA glue […]
Ten Tips to Get That Engine Running

Ten Tips to Get That Engine Running

Nitro engines aren’t a plug and play deal like brushless power and because of that, time needs to be spent tuning and trouble shooting them in order to enjoy your time with them. These engines are very simple machines and don’t require much to run. If it’s getting air, fuel and spark, the engine will […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About Short Course Racing

10 Things You Need To Know About Short Course Racing

Short course racing continues to be the fastest growing segment in RC as it draws in huge numbers of newcomers and has even gained the attention of the hobby’s top pros. As with any new segment, there’s a lot to learn. So, whether you’re new to all things RC or just new to short course, […]
2010 NR/CTPA World Championships

2010 NR/CTPA World Championships

Text: Joe Kilian Photos: Phil Grande                        The 22nd annual NR/CTPA World Championships were held this year on October 8-10 at the traditional location in Holiday City, OH. For years, it was known that the NR/CTPA was not the only association that pulled RC vehicles. There were reports that associations in the Netherlands, Germany, England and […]

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7 Tools I Can’t Live Without

By Stephen Bess Wrenching is a large portion of my overall enjoyment in RC. Building kits, tearing down components for maintenance and between-race adjustments are all part of the fun. The right tools for the job, however, are a must. Given RC’s specialized fasteners and parts, you won’t find every tool you need at Home […]
Parrot AR Drone: Geek Candy!

Parrot AR Drone: Geek Candy!

Geek Candy By Greg Gimlick By now the ubiquitous “toy” from Parrot is well known among the hobby and toy industry, but it’s really so much more if you just dig a little deeper. That’s why I put the word toy in quotes. There are reviews everywhere telling you what it’s designed to do and […]

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5 Ways to Take to the Air

5 Ways to Take to the Air

By Jason Sams Getting into flying RC aircraft has never been easier. Today there are dozens of inexpensive options for RC enthusiasts who want to take to the sky. Thanks to several manufacturers that have designed RTF (ready-to-fly) planes and helicopters, you can be flying in minutes for as little as $100 bucks. The latest […]
Ultimate Project: Slay Bells Ring!

Ultimate Project: Slay Bells Ring!

Santa gets a new ride from JKRC! By Kevin Jowett I’ve had this idea in my head since I watched the Blizzards on the slopes a few winters back. So this holiday season keep the kids in after dark….Santa’s running a new whip! For this build I used several of my favourite Xmas decorations from […]

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5 Things Every RC Car Should Include

5 Things Every RC Car Should Include

What Should Be In Every Box By Kevin Hetmanski We get a lot of different vehicles here at the RC Car Action office, and while the cars and trucks keep getting better and better, there are still times where we’re scratching our heads and wondering why some simple items aren’t included. It doesn’t matter if […]
Editors’ Picks: If You Could Have Only Three RC Cars

Editors’ Picks: If You Could Have Only Three RC Cars

By the RC Car Action team As editors of RC Car Action, we are fortunate (and very appreciative, mind you) to have access to almost any RC car or truck out there. So, when the “If you could have only three RC cars, what would they be?” question was posed, we immediately and collectively said, […]

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5 Best Action Videos

At RC Car Action, we’re into action. Hey, it’s in our name after all. We know you’re into it too, and one of the best ways we’ve found to bring you the goods is through video. Over the years, we’ve built an extensive library of action videos. Check out our top five action video picks. […]

5 Great Buys Under $200

This hobby costs less than you thought! By Matt Higgins “This hobby ain’t cheap.” It’s been said often and to a large degree it’s true. Hobby-grade RC is high quality and high performance and that costs money. That said, RC is far less expensive than other popular hobbies and interests such as video games (those […]
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