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Lipo Battery: Safety First

Fear monger! I overheard a conversation regarding LiPo battery packs that almost came across as over the top and scary. By the end, the person asking the questions and looking to make some educated purchases, decided old style NiMH battery packs were the only option because of safety concerns. This may seem extreme to any long time RC enthusiast.

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Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K-5 Blazer Ascender Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride. This article was originally published in RC …

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Team Associated SC10B Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride. This article was originally published in RC …

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Mud-Proof Your Car

Rain, rain, lets go out and play! This article was originally published in RC Driver’s July 2016 issue. Kids love to play in mud, but mud can be an RC racer’s worst nightmare. Mud and water can mean instant death …

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Don’t Make These 5 RC Car Maintenance Mistakes

Vehicle maintenance is a task that often gets 'put off' for one reason or another. However, to keep our vehicles in top condition, preventative maintenance is something we all must do between enjoyable sessions of racing or running our vehicles! Here are a few tips that will keep you running your vehicles rather than working on them.

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F1 Tuning

Tuning your car to track conditions can mean the difference between winning a race to even making the Top 10. It's an important aspect and there's a lot of information both in print and on the web on how to tune your car. Most of the information, however, pertains to offroad buggies, truck and touring cars. That's great, but what about the pan cars or, in the case of this article, F1 cars?

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5 Easy Tips For RC Radio Performance

Hello tech fans! In the world of RC driving there are few things that are more important than the connection you and your RC vehicle have via your transmitter and receiver, properly called the radio system. The receiver is installed in the vehicle and you hold the transmitter. These devices working in unison are a radio system.

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Kyosho 2015 Dodge Challenger Srt Hellcat Fazer Vei Hop Up

Kyosho 2015 Dodge Challenger Srt Hellcat Fazer Vei Hop Up: Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades. Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Tamiya Grand Hauler Hop Up

Tamiya Grand Hauler Hop Up: Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades. Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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How To Protect Your Waterproof RC Car or Truck

You like the water? This month, the tech talks will take us into one the most loved areas of RC, waterproof RC! These days, it's not at all uncommon to find videos on the internet of RC cars being driven completely into, over, across, and through water, mud and all sorts of muck.

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Traxxas E-Revo Hop Up

Traxxas E-Revo Hop Up: Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Start Airbrushing Now

To be honest, when I first started this column I felt I had to show off a little. Get people excited about my paint jobs and painting. Over time I came to realize that my goal was to actually teach and I started to mix things up with paint jobs that I felt would be less discouraging to beginners.

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Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck – Gf01 Hop Up

Tamiya Heavy Dump Truck – Gf01 Hop Up: Our picks for performance, durability, and/or appearance upgrades Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Vaterra Twin Hammers Dt 1.9 Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability and/or appearance upgrades for the Vaterra Twin Hammers Dt 1.9 Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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DHK Maximus Hop Up

Our picks for performance, durability and/or appearance upgrades Here are our accessory and hop-up picks for today’s popular vehicles that can boost performance, durability and/or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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