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Your Next RC Radio? – Graupner X-8E 2.4GHz HoTT Surface Radio System Review


In the information age ignorance is a choice.  Wanting, check that, needing to know exactly what is going on with your radio controlled vehicle at any given time can be the difference between first and second place.  Many of the …

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Your LiPo Needs A Friend – Dynamite LiPo Battery Voltage Checker

Dynamite LiPo Battery Voltage Checker

Afraid you aren’t taking good enough care of your LiPo’s and fear they aren’t balanced? Do you have multiple packs that look the same and you forgot which one was charged? Just feel like taking better care of your absurdly …

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Your First Basher Monster Truck? – Helion Conquest 10MT XB

Helion Conquest 10MT XB

You’ve seen them bashing around backyards everywhere, throwing up dirt, popping wheelies, flying through the air. RC monster trucking looks like a blast, because it is. These tough trucks can turn anything into a launch ramp and with their massive …

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Get A Grip On The Road – Dynamite Speedtreads Robber SC Tires

Dynamite Speedtreads Robber SC

So you’re trying to do some “backyard bashing,” but your backyard is really your pavement driveway and it makes quick work of the off-road tires that came with your short course truck. No need to be ashamed of your backyard, …

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Be Prepared With Hardware – Dynamite Stainless Steel Screw Set

Dynamite Stainless Steel Screw Set

Have you ever really needed a certain screw, and you just can’t find one anywhere? Happens to me more than I would like to admit. It’s a screw. Everyone needs one from time to time, and for all intents and …

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What The? A Sport Digital Radio for $40 – Tactic TTX200 Transmitter

Tactic TTX200 Radio

Tactic is not new to the world of RC; Tactic brand radios have been included with ready to run cars for some time and I know for a fact, many modelers choose Tactic radios for their RC cars, trucks and …

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Charge two batteries with a touch – Duratrax Onyx 260 Dual Touch Balancing Charger

Duratrax Onyx 260 Dual Touch Balancing Charger

Duratrax Onyx 260 Dual Touch Balancing Charger We are now many, many years removed from turn-dial 15-minute quick chargers that I started using back in the 1980s.  Today chargers use processors and microchips to peak charge batteries of all types …

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Get Wrenching – Syntus 60 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Set

Syntus 60 in 1 Precision Screwdriver Set

Now That’s A Lot Of Tool Options! It goes without saying that your pit space probably has a decent variety of tools including hex and nut drivers to build, maintain and fix your radio-controlled cars and trucks.  Besides cars and …

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These Are The Drivers You’ve Been Looking For – MIP Nut Drivers

MIP Nut Drivers

These Are The Drivers You’ve Been Looking For – MIP Nut Drivers Moore’s Ideal Products, better known to the masses as MIP, has been producing top quality tools, accessories conversion kits and more for serious radio controlled enthusiast for nearly …

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Quality Affordable Tools Do Exist – Dynamite RC Machined Hex and Nut Driver Sets

Tools, tools, tools, there are so many tools available in the RC market, how do you possibly choose a set? This may make things easier. Dynamite RC has been offering RC tools as part of their accessory line for quite …

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Bag up that buggy for easy transport – Protek RC Buggy Carrier

Protek RC Buggy Carrier Bag

There is no shortage of neat and unique accessories in the RC world and one company that delivers some really cool accessories to improve your RC Experience is Protek RC. After searching through their products we stumbled on these cool …

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Unboxing CowRC Work Mats – Stay Neat My Friends

CowRC Work Mats

We’ve certainly sang the praises of CowRC’s products over the years and everyone here just loves using its magnetic pit mats, lubricants, cleaners, and more. We recently had the opportunity to experience the CowRC custom shop when we had them …

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Best 4WD Short Course Racer Ever? Team Losi Racing TEN-SCTE 3.0

TLR TEN SCTE 3.0 Short Course

Team Losi Racing has been a dominant force in the short course racing scene and their TEN SCTE platform is now in its third version and some thought the amazing abilities of its predecessors couldn’t be topped. The Team Losi …

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Sensored Has Never Been So Good! – The Castle Creations Mamba X Sensored Brushless System


My first experience with a Castle Creations speed controller was the tiny Mamba 25 for my Losi Mini T.  Combined with one of their green anodizes sensorless motors this set-up was brutally fast, pretty smooth and very, very adjustable.  Over …

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Power That Servo – Castle Creations BEC 2.0 Waterproof Voltage Regulator

Castle BEC 2.0

Some of the new top of the line servos on the market need increasing amounts of power to achieve their maximum performance. If the speed control or power source is not up to the task of feeding these power-hungry servos …

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