I arrived this morning in Lincoln, IL at RJD Hobbies for the 2011 Futaba Electric Challenge. Today is open practice and drivers are out early working on their setup and lines. We will run 3 rounds of qualifying tomorrow and then the mains. After the mains there will also be a Dash 4 Cash race [...]
The Radio Control Show episode 120 is now live online and includes Losi’s oversized LST XXL monster truck, JConcepts hi-Flow body, the Big Bear Forest Fest, a guy who makes all the bodies for his scale rigs out of wood, the new F-16 ARF from ElectriFly, a life-size flying figure, and our newest book Precision Aerobatics. [...]
Using Terra-Flo standards Outerwears is announcing the availability of 20-2661-_ chassis shroud for the Losi XXX-SCT. Outerwears has designed a way for you to protect your Losi XXX-SCT from dirt, debris, and water while allowing amazing air flow that Outerwears is known for, and allowing for different aftermarket electronic set ups. We believe Losi owners [...]
Traxxas’ Pete Vieira interviews professional off-road racer and Traxxas president and CEO Mike Jenkins after his podium placing second place finish during round 7 at Bark River.
This Traxxas-sponsored racer, who is still just a kid, may turn out to be one of the future superstars of off-road racing. Check him out in action and decide for yourself. Not only does Mitchell DeJong run in the dirt, he races on-road too.
It’s pretty much a universally accepted fact that RC car guys love RC helicopters. If you want to get in on the action, you should check out this article on getting started with electric helicopters. It has the scoop on what you need to know to get airborne without a lot of fuss. Even better, [...]
The ultimate 4WD short course truck is now available in an RTR configuration! The 1/10-scale licensed TEN-SCTE RTR has arrived and it’s ready to dominate the short course. With a digital high-torque servo, an anodized aluminum chassis and a powerful, programmable brushless system, the TEN-SCTE doesn’t disappoint. It’s extremely durable and perfect for racing or [...]
The Serpent 733 has a new, very distinct open design and sets new standards in 1/10 scale race-chassis design. Many innovative and practical solutions are build into the unique design, to make assembly, set-up, racing and maintenance a joy! 733-specs Low center of gravity. Newly developed geometry and weight balance. High cornering speeds. Superb braking. [...]