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Friday, February 3, 2023

RCD Staff

Aquacraft’s Brushless Electric RTR Airboat, The Cajun Commander

I keep a boat on Candlewood Lake in Connecticut and, while most of my lake-related RCing normally revolves around float flying and RC boating, I am always eager to try something new and the AquaCraft Cajun Commander airboat really fits the bill.

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RC Storage Review: The Futuba Metal 4PX Carrying Case

Let’s face it, if you’re going to drop a large wad of cash for a high end radio system, you’d better make certain it is protected at all times when not in use. I’ve seen so many radios knocked off a pit bench or solvents sprayed on them or things dropped on them it makes me cringe. All could have been easily prevented if the radio was just stored in a case.

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RC Storage Review: Cow RC Screw and Part Storage Dot Box System

You just can’t stop the Cow! CowRC continues to impress us with its useful offerings for your pits or workbench. This month we received one of their newest releases, the Screw & Part Storage System Dot Boxes. The Dot Boxes are a neat way... literally to store all those little screws, nuts, washers, body clips, diff balls, you name it, into a tidy box system.

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An Introduction and Overview of RC Rock Racing

RC rock racing, Southern Rock Racing, or Ultra 4 racing has been around for about four years, regardless of what you call it; the popularity of the sport continues to grow. The courses make the toughest short course tracks look like a Sunday drive with grandma.

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Dynamite Passport Ultra 100W Charger

In recent years there has been a trend toward manufacturers coming out with touch panel-equipped battery chargers. With a touch interface you have something that is easy and intuitive to use. Dynamite is the latest player to enter into the touch screen charger arena with the new Passport Ultra 100W AC/DC charger.

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RCD Stuff

More Cool Stuff from RC Driver!

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We Install the Yeah Racing Aluminum Upgrade Kit for HPI E10

The HPI E10 is one of the easiest and most cost effective ways to get into 1/10-scale touring cars, and I myself learned how to drift on an E10. Even though it didn’t have all the high end parts and features other models had, the basics were solid and it always took a beating, allowing me to let my friends learn on the chassis as well.

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Helion Invictus 10MT RC Monster Truck Review

Helion has seen tons of success providing us with its very capable models at an unbe- lievable price point. After driving the Dominus short course truck which was released a couple of years ago, I was sure that the Invictus 10MT would provide a great driving experience once I had the privilege of taking the wheel.

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Beginner RC Truck Review: Tamiya Aqroshot

Rewind the clock 27 years and you will find me, a 13-year-old boy sitting at my parent’s dining room table, experiencing the thrill and challenge of building my first ever RC car, the Tamiya Blackfoot. Fast forward to the present, and now I find myself sitting at my own dining room table building the latest kit from Tamiya, the Aqroshot.

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RC Racing Tools from O.S. Engines

O.S. Engines is best known for their nitro power plants for all sorts of RC vehicles. From planes to helis and especially cars and trucks, the engine manufacturer is well-known for the reliability and power of the mills they produce.

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RC Car and Truck Accessories Reviewed

RC Driver Reviews 3 awesome products: Pit Lamp, Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Astle Sidewinder Esc Cage

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Upgrade Your RC to Brushless Power on a Budget

Brushed motors are great to get you in the door for cheap, and if you’ve never driven a hobby grade RC before then they have more than enough speed and power for the first time driver, but once you get the hang of driving, you’re going to want more power.

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Futaba 4GRS Twin Stick Transmitter for RC Cars and Boats

While most of us in the RC surface world are used to pistol grip transmitters, twin stick transmitters will always have their place in the hobby. Already popular in the RC boating segment, twin sticks are indispensable in both high end rock crawling and scale applications.

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Try This Slick Black On Black Flames RC Car Paint Scheme

When I picked up this Pro-Line Evo SC body I had no particular inspiration. I just needed a body for my Associated SC10.2. I figured I would just do my usual flames, probably blue and silver; those are my colors, sometimes I like a blue and lime green. When I pulled the body out of the bag and I looked at the decals, I suddenly got a different idea.

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Team Associated Apex Scion Hop Ups

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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