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BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RC CARS

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 …

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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, …

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Choosing a LED Light Bar for Your Scale Rigs

Choosing a LED Light Bar for Your Scale Rigs

Beginner’s Guide to RC: Choosing a LED Light Bar for Your Scale Rigs I have quite a few scale crawlers in my fleet and the one thing they all have in common is some sort …

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RC Brushless System Terminology

RC Brushless System Terminology

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Explaining RC Brushless Terminology There are plenty of terms in the RC industry that can be confusing to a newcomer – most of those revolving around your brushless ESC and …

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Changing a Brushless Motor’s Rotor – Does It Really Make A Difference?

Changing a Brushless Motor's Rotor - Does It Really Make A Difference?

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Does Changing a Brushless Motor Rotor Really Make a Difference? Before brushless motors were around, there was quite a bit of maintenance we had to perform on our motors to …

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Binding Tactic Radio to Receiver

Binding Tactic Radio to Receiver

Instructions for binding a Tactic 2.4GHz transmitter to your receiver. This procedure has been tested with the following: Transmitters • Tactic TTX240 • Tactic TTX300 • Tactic TTX404 Receivers • Tactic TR324 • Tactic TR325 …

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Common RC Screw Types and How to Measure Them

Common RC Screw Types and How to Measure Them

Beginner’s Guide to RC – How to Correctly Measure Common Screw Types When I first started out in RC, I didn’t have much of a background in building things. Sure, as a kid I disassembled …

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How To: Balancing Your Offroad and Onroad Wheels

Balancing Your Offroad and Onroad Wheels

Beginner’s Guide to RC – How To Balance Your Offroad and Onroad Wheels Many of you put in countless hours of preparation and maintenance in your offroad and onroad vehicles, but how many of you …

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What Does “C” Rating Mean on a LiPo Battery

What Does C Rating Mean on a LiPo Battery

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Explanation of a LiPo Batteries “C” Rating In this entry in our Beginner’s Guide Series, we’re looking into another one of those magical numbers on the outside of every LiPo …

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How To: Clean Your Bearings

How To: Clean Your Bearings

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Cleaning Your Bearings I’m like most of you; I love getting my ride out in the dirt or mud and having some fun! I always say, though, that even though …

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