BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RC

How To: Steering Upgrade on your Axial RR10 Bomber RTR

How To: Steering Upgrade on your Axial RR10 Bomber

Crawlers, rock racers, scalers and the like are all the rage right now and are what some say is keeping the hobby alive. Custom rigs rule the off-road events, but there is plenty of RTR goodness to be found at your local hobby emporium. Many of those RTRs are courtesy of the dirt fanatics at Axial. Over the last few …

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How To: Install a Screen Protector on your Transmitter

How To: Install a Screen Protector on your Transmitter

Most of today’s high-end computerized radio systems come with large function screens that allow you to filter through their menu systems. It’s great having the large screen, but its large size makes it easy to scratch if you’re not careful. I was in that boat at one time; the moment I got my Futaba 4PX I immediately pulled the screen …

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How To: Apply a FreqEskinz Wrap to Your Futaba Transmitter

How To: Apply a Freqeskinz Wrap to Your Futaba Transmitter

As RC enthusiasts, we’re always finding ways to customize our gear to make it our own. We add flashy paint on our cars, mark our tools for better identification and even sticker up our pit mats, pit lights and chargers to add some character. One item I rarely see addressed, though, is the transmitter. I’m not sure why; it’s one …

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Stock / Spec Racing Weight Reduction Program – Team Associated B6D

Stock / Spec Racing Weight Reduction Program - Team Associated B6D

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Reducing Weight on your Team Associated B6D for Stock or Spec Class Racing A few months ago we took our Team Associated B5M and put it on a diet, pulling the bulky parts off and installing lightweight replacements. The goal was to get the weight down a bit so that the electronics didn’t have such …

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Wallie Builds – Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Wallie Builds - Who Are They and What Do They Do?

Pro-Level Race Rides Built For You Building your RC car from a box of parts is a very gratifying experience. However, not everyone has the time to meticulously assemble all the bits and pieces while others, well, they just aren’t mechanically inclined. So when you finally get your car together and hit the track, it’s like a rolling roadblock – …

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How To: Building a Small Bottle Holder

How To: Building a Small Bottle Holder

Beginner’s Guide to RC – How To Build a Small Bottle Holder How many of you out there have organized home pit spaces? I do, for the most part, however I’m constantly struggling with keeping track of multiple bottles of CA, threadlocker and other small containers. I try and keep them together, but every now and then I accidentally bump …

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Lighten Your Team Associated B5M for Stock / Spec Racing

Lighten Your Team Associated B5M for Stock / Spec Racing

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Reducing Weight on your Team Associated B5M for Stock or Spec Class Racing Picture this; you’re at the track, ready for a fun night of stock racing. Your 2WD buggy is prepped and you’re feeling confident about it’s handling and power. You head up for your first qualifying round and, while putting in some stellar …

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RC Beginner’s Guide – Anatomy of a Belt-Driven Touring Car

Beginner's Guide - Anatomy of a Belt-Driven Touring Car

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Identifying the Parts of a Belt-Driven Touring Car Touring cars are 4WD road rockets modeled after the full scale cars you see on TV. They have working independent suspension systems, adjustable shocks and are loaded with high-end materials like carbon fiber, aluminum and titanium. Let’s take a look at the anatomy of a belt-driven touring …

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