Celebration of Mike Reedy’s Life: RC Superstars, Stories and Racing

Mike Reedy, an RC icon and the hobby’s most recognizable motor-man, passed away recently and left countless RC friends mourning his passing.  Yet, Mike did not want a memorial or funeral in his honor; rather, Mr. Reedy wanted a party. So, yesterday at West Coast R/C in La Mirada, California, over a hundred of Mike’s [...]

Jun 13, 2011 Comments
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Viper R/C Announces 1/8 VSE Series Sensored Brushless Motors

Introducing the VSE-B and VSE-T fully sensored motors from Viper R/C for your 1/8 buggy and truggy. Designed to take your 1/8th scale buggy or truggy to the winners circle. Months of rigorous on track and racing development have produced a 1/8 power plant ready to take your vehicle to a new level of performance, [...]

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The RC Industry: We Are Family

I had the privilege to meet Mike Reedy for the first time many years ago at an IFMAR Worlds event, and although I didn’t know Mr. Reedy as well as many in our industry, I knew immediately that Mr. Reedy was a kind hearted man of character.  In the RC racing industry, Mr. Reedy was [...]

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JBRL Round 3: Cody King TQs And Wins Both 1/8 Buggy And Truggy

Southern California’s hotly contested JBRL series invaded Milestone RC Park in Riverside California yesterday. The race attracted some of the biggest names in RC, including Adam Drake, recently crowned ROAR National Champion Ryan Cavalieri, current iFMAR World Champion Cody King, Travis Amezcua, Brent Thielke, Chad Bradley, and a host of other Southern California fast guys. [...]

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HPI Updates RTR Blitz

The HPI Blitz, the Short Course truck that took the scene by storm by combining the best in durability, performance, looks, style and innovation all into one ready-to-run package, is back and better than ever! The Blitz has received a makeover packed full of exciting new additions to once again set the precedent as the [...]

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Reedy Sonic Competition 1/10 Brushless Motors

After a three-year absence, the Reedy name is making a return to the competition 1:10 electric motor scene. Reedy’s Sonic line of brushed motors were a favorite of racers worldwide and powered numerous National and World Champions in the late ’80s and early ’90s. It is only fitting that the famous Sonic name be revived [...]

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KO PROPO Releases New Electrical Switch 2 And Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum System

Electrical Switch 2 CPU powered electronic push switch (ON/OFF) can prevent a GP carʼs power disconnection caused by momentary overload or loose connectors due to vibration. 5 LED displays the battery voltage level for quick reference. This switch can be used with NiMH or Lipo receiver packs. Lipo mode function features a 6V output cut [...]

Jun 12, 2011 Comments
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Workbench essentials: Utility shears

RC cars require a lot of maintenance – well, mine do anyway.  In my own humble opinion: If you don’t break it, you aren’t driving it hard enough.  This of course means I spend a good amount of time at the workbench, and that’s just fine with me. Not everybody enjoys bench time as much [...]

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