Quick Overview Short course racing is raging into the new year! The first Short Course special issue of 2013 is packed with new vehicles and products, along with tips to get the most of your truck. RC Short Course is free to members, join today!
Without question, the first tool that many hobbyists splurge-on is a roto-tool kit. With its variable RPM capabilities and plethora of accessories and bits, roto-tools are versatile enough to tackle mostly any wrenching task that involves cutting, sanding, grinding and polishing. If fact, most people are so impressed with their new-found machine that they go [...]
If you’re like me, you’ve put a lot of time into setting up your workbench at home; getting everything just the way you like it and making everything easy to reach with plenty of room to work. When we go racing however, we’re forced to jam all that stuff into a much smaller space leaving [...]
Throughout most of RC history, the complexion of the industry had been relatively slow to change. Along the way, niche classes like came to fruition, but the inception of these niche classes occurred sporadically. As the New Year dawns, it always invites a time for reflection. In retrospect, more niche classes have sprung out of [...]
Even though the “point” of RC is to drive the vehicle, the sad reality is that we actually spend more time waiting for the battery to charge than actually driving. Down-time between runs, however, should be looked at as a great opportunity to do something productive and efficient with your time. The next time you [...]
RC is definitely a cultish hobby. The average person has no idea what RC is about, and when they do, they assume it is a Tyco or Nikko car that can be purchased at Target for $50. But as we well know, RC is far from a cheap toy. Those involved in RC are obsessed [...]
Short Course is the hottest segment in RC and this special issue has a wide variety of tech, hop up and how-to content that you won’t find anywhere else! * Expert how-to’s including LiPo maintenance and tuning large scale gasoline engines * Tech articles explaining ESCs and 4-pole motors * Three project vehicles * Tuning [...]