BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RC CARS

How To: Change Connectors on Your Battery and ESC

How To: Change Connectors on Your Battery and ESC

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Change Connectors on Your Battery and ESC One of the ways manufacturers help keep costs down is to supply their batteries and ESCs with inexpensive connectors. On the plus side, …

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Understanding LiPo Battery Voltage

Understanding LiPo Battery Voltage

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Understanding LiPo Battery Voltage Although LiPo batteries have become the norm in RC, a mild explanation of what they are or how they work is not so common. In this …

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Battery Connectors and Balance Plugs Explained

Battery Connectors and Balance Plugs Explained

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Explaining Battery Connectors and Balance Plugs NiMh and NiCd batteries were pretty easy to charge and use; hook the clips up to the positive and negative terminals and hit charge. …

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How To: Easily Set Your Slipper Clutch

How To: Easily Set Your Slipper Clutch

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Easily Set Your Slipper Clutch Surprisingly, your offroad vehicle’s slipper clutch is one of the most underrated tuning options. It not only helps protect the drivetrain from damage during sudden …

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Toolbox: Soldering Iron / Soldering Station

Soldering Iron / Soldering Station

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Useful Tools to Have in Your Toolbox – Soldering Iron / Soldering Station For those of you that are new to the RC sport, you’ll most likely be purchasing a …

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Toolbox: Makita Power Tool / AE Driver Bits

Makita Power Tool / Team Associated Driver Bits

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Useful Tools to Have in Your Toolbox – Makita Power Tool / Team Associated Driver Bits There are certain tools in everyone’s toolbox that help make repairs and maintenance easy. …

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LiPo Battery Safety

LiPo Battery Safety

Learn from our mistakes before you make yours! I consider myself a pretty knowledgeable RC enthusiast/racer. I’ve raced at every level of competition, driven everything from 1/18-scale to 1/5-scale motorcycles and travelled all over just …

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Beginner Tips – Learn From the Pros

Beginner Tips - Learn From the Pros

Believe it or not, every Pro driver was once a beginner in the world of RC. I’ve been around long enough to see these guys turning on their transmitters before checking their frequencies (this was …

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CompetitionX Budget Touring Car Build

CompetitionX Budget Touring Car Build

Beginner’s Guide to RC – How Much Do You Really Have to Spend to Go Fast? It’s no big secret that the touring car segment of RC isn’t doing so hot. Ask any number of …

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How To: Short Course Tire Mounting 101

How To: Short Course Tire Mounting 101

Beginner’s Guide to RC – Short Course Tire Mounting 101 Mounting tires is nothing new; mounting them the correct way is a whole different story. While there is, I’m sure, hundreds of different tire mounting …

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