RC Checklist: Easy Steps To A Great Day At The Track

I had a great club-racing day this past weekend, and it got me thinking: what makes for a great day at the track? Here’s my suggestion for a simple RC checklist you can print, take with you to the track, and mark as each event occurs. RC RACING CHECKLIST 1) Arrive at RC track.  This [...]

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Losi XXX-SCB & ROAR: VIDEO

Losi’s Richard Trujillo talks about the XXX-SCB and ROAR. CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE VIDEO.

Jun 20, 2011 Comments
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Short Course Showdown Nationwide Series: Day 3 of Round 2

Round 2 of the 2011 Short Course Showdown Nationwide Series is officially in the books now, and it was exciting event that featured 165 SC entries.  Race director Scotty Ernst ran a great race program and made sure the races got done on time and entertained the large crowds that gathered around the track. The [...]

Jun 20, 2011 Comments
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Corolla Levin beater

My new HPI Cup Racer came with a cool Toyota Corolla Levin body, but there was one problem: I had no idea how I wanted to paint it.  I browsed hundreds of Levin and Trueno photos but nothing really inspired me.  Then, by random chance, I was flipping through my old copies of RC Car [...]

Jun 19, 2011 Comments
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2011 Short Course Showdown: Losi XXX-SCB Exhibition Race

Once the A mains were calculated today, each TQ from the 5 classes these weekend competed in an exhibition race featuring the new Losi RTR XXX-SCB.  TLR’s Dustin Evans TQ’ed both Mod 2WD and 4WD SC so they had Matt Sunderlage fill in for him to pilot one of the SCBs. These buggies come with [...]

Jun 19, 2011 Comments
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RC Pearls of Wisdom

Fathers are always good for some pearls of wisdom, and with this being Father’s Day, it got me thinking about some RC pearls of wisdom I’ve heard and passed along over the years. My number one piece of RC sage advice is: Slow is fast. This holds especially true for off-road racing, but it’s sound [...]

Jun 19, 2011 Comments
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Rolling Rock Challenge: Action Video

Check out this video from RC Excitement’s Rolling Rock Challenge held in Fitchburg, MA. RC Excitement is a full-service hobby shop with two off-road tracks (one indoors), a carpet track and multiple scale truck courses. Watch the video here.

Jun 17, 2011 Comments
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Episode 111 Online Now!

The Radio Control Show episode 111 live now. Music video featuring a couple of HPI Mini Trophy trucks, Goshen Fairgrounds Race for a Cure event, Short Course Showdown this weekend, Fathers Day at airagestore.com, The Yak 55M from ElectriFly, Air Age Media RC Scholarship, Hobby Lobby Mig 15, the F-86 Sabre and the Grumman Panther. [...]

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