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Pit Envy – 8 Cool Tools To Make Your Racing Buddies Jealous [Microlight]

Inova Microlight: $7.99 LED lights are great when trying to find a stray part or while inspecting your ride in low-light conditions.  There are many brands on the market, but the Inova Microlight is perfect for the RC racer’s toolbox. It is small enough to fit on a key chain or in a toolbox drawer, [...]

May 21, 2012 Comments
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Pit Envy – 8 Cool Tools To Make Your Racing Buddies Jealous [Soldering Fixture]

Helping Hands Soldering Fixture: Harbor Freight $5.99 How many times have you tried to solder at the track in a rush and burned your fingers, or ruined a wire by holding it with pliers?  The Helping Hands Soldering Fixture will help you solder quickly and get a solid connection.  It features a cast iron base [...]

May 17, 2012 Comments
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Pit Envy – 8 Cool Tools To Make Your Racing Buddies Jealous [Soldering Iron]

Expanding the scope of your toolbox can save your race day when you find yourself in a bind. Butane Soldering Iron: Berzomatic $19.99 Electric soldering irons are great, but what happens when you do not have time to wait for it to heat up, or you are pitting in a place without electrical hookups?  The [...]

May 17, 2012 Comments
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Panther Tires

Kevin interviews Panther Tires on some of their new products at the RCX show in Long Beach, California.

May 16, 2012 Comments
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Tekno RC

Kevin interviews Tekno RC on some of their new products.

May 16, 2012 Comments
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Pit Envy – 8 Cool Tools To Make Your Racing Buddies Jealous [Clamp-On Vise]

Irwin Clamp-On Vise: $14.99, most box stores Sometimes you need an extra pair of hands at the track, and the Irwin Clamp-On Vise is the perfect trackside helping hand.  It weighs in at just 4 pounds so it is easy to travel with.  It has a quick clamp on the bottom to lock it onto [...]

May 15, 2012 Comments
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Pit Envy – 8 Cool Tools To Make Your Racing Buddies Jealous [Calipers]

Calipers: $9.99 and up Tape measures are great for carpentry, but they lack the precision to be accurate enough for RC use.  Calipers are the perfect alternative as they are still small enough for the toolbox, but have the accuracy to record crucial setup parameters.  They can be used to measure the diameters of tires, [...]

May 15, 2012 Comments
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Gary Kyes – RC Hall of Fame

Wilton, CT, May 11, 2012 – RC Car Action magazine presented its prestigious Hall of Fame award to Gary Kyes at its annual Readers’ and Editors’ Choice awards banquet held in Long Beach, CA on April 28. Kyes, Senior Product Manager for Team Losi, a division of Horizon Hobby, was honored for his involvement in [...]

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