Episode 216 of the Radio Control is highlighted by Aaron Waldron’s test drive with HPI Racing’s most radical 1/5-scale yet! The 29.6-volt, 23-pound, 60 MPH Baja 5B Flux is sure to make the hair on your arm stand up as its big brushless motor screams past, launching the car into low orbit over some huge […]
It’s been much longer between build sessions than I hoped for, but I’m finally back in the shop and twirling the ol’ number-two Phillips screwdriver on the way to turning a bunch of parts into a TXT-2 Agrios. After completing the transmission in the first build session, it’s time for bumper assembly, which is dispatched […]
Every weekend, you’ve got a chance to win stuff from RC Car Action–all you have to do is share photos from your weekend of RC fun! Post photos to the RC Car Action Facebook page or tweet them to @rccaraction. Let’s see your cars, trucks, planes, boats, sons, dads, daughters, and buddies having fun with radio control. […]
FOUNDED IN 2006 with the introduction of its first two members, the RC Hall of Fame is the radio-controlled version of Cooperstown — only the most historically significant figures who helped shape the direction of the hobby are granted entrance to this elite brotherhood. Those who have been selected to join the Hall are chosen […]
One of the more active booths here at RCX is the Horizon Hobby booth. They have a number of airplane displays and a Horizon Hobby flying cage where they have a continuous flight demos happing all day long.
Like all flashy pop songs and Internet memes, it didn’t take long for the Harlem Shake to be totally played out. The popular dance craze is 2013’s version of Gangnam Style, with thousands of videos posted online of Internet fame seekers making their own versions that, unsurprisingly, all look very similiar. And that’s what makes […]
After Friday’s busy day, with two rounds of racing, Saturday morning left just one final chance to improve one’s qualifying position with a low scoring round. The magic number at this race is “11,” as the top eleven drivers qualify directly into the final to be joined by three bump-ups from the lower main event. […]
Though it’s not an car, truck, or boat, this walking hexapod robot is still technically a surface vehicle! Standing at over 9 feet tall and weighing nearly two tons, it’s also the largest of its kind anywhere in the world. Built by Micromagic systems and powered by a 2.2-liter turbo diesel, with hydraulically actuated legs […]