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Wednesday, May 29, 2024

RCD Staff

Team Associated Apex RC Touring Car

By now we’ve all seen the ad that had everyone who has ever picked up an RC transmitter buzzing. I’m of course speaking of the 30-second spot during the big game in February where a 1/10-scale car came drifting onto our TVs. Anyone who follows Team Associated knew that they had partnered with Lexus to bring this awesome commercial together.

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We Review the Prophet Precept Charger

It’s no secret that there are tons of chargers on the market today, each battling for a spot in your pit box or on your home bench, many with different features. So what makes the brand new Dynamite Prophet Precept stand out over the rest?

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We Review the Helion Verdikt Electric RC Short Course Truck

The Verdict 12SC is one of Helion's many offerings geared toward entry level RC enthusiasts. It is a compact 1/12-scale platform that is light and easy to transport to your favorite driving destinations. The Verdict comes ready to hit the track

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Bakers Backyard

I was just made aware of the projects that Danny builds. I don’t know how I wasn’t aware sooner. I found him and his “blow your mind” creations on Facebook and now his is one of the first pages I check out each day just to see what he is up to.

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Trim and Mount Your RC Body for a Better Fit

One of the first changes many people make to their RCs is to swap the stock body out for an aftermarket one. The bodies for our cars are formed out of a single sheet of clear Lexan or polycarbonate. To the untrained eye they may just look like a big bubble rather than a body for a vehicle. They need to be trimmed down

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Stuff

Cool RC Stuff: This Month! Stretch Chassis For The Hot Bodies D413, Ultra-Cure Tire Glue, Nitro Engine Heater, 2-In-1 Hand Held Tire Balancer, Premium Vinyl Masking Tape

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Project: Axial SCX-10 Deadbolt

Axial SCX-10 Deadbolt: Our hop-up parts and accessory picks for today’s popular vehicles that will boost performance, durability or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Project: Helion Dominos 10SCV2

Helton Dominos 10SCV2: Our hop-up parts and accessory picks for today’s popular vehicles that will boost performance, durability or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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Five Top RTR On-Road RC Cars

Whether you call them sedans or touring cars there’s no denying that these sleek machines are some of the most fun and scale- looking RC cars you’ll find anywhere. Often featuring officially licensed bodies and extra scale features like mirrors, wings or lights, these are the closest we really get to functional scale models.

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Product Reviews: Pro Tek RC Pit Mat, AKA Tire Punch, Hobbying Power Switch

Product Reviews: Pro Tek RC Pit Mat, AKA Tire Punch, Hobbying Power Switch

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Painting Medieval Flames: Vinyl Mask Techniques

What is frustrating for me is when you look at a clear Lexan body, it is a blank canvas that could become anything, and I just never know what that will be. Part of that is because of my backwards creative process. Most people will have a particular RC that needs a new body and will order a body specific to that car.

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Six Tips to Hit the RC Track with the Right Stuff

This article was originally published in RC Driver’s May 2015 issue. By Charlie Suangka In many areas, there’s no such thing as a specific racing season. Between backyard tracks, indoor RC facilities and various club-operated racing scenes across the country, you can usually …

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Review: RC4WD Scale King Off-Road Piggyback Shocks

Scalers are well, scale. So when modelers are looking to create the ultimate scale machine for off-road adventures they want licensed gear to not only play the part but to deliver on performance. RC4WD, an off-road scale truck authority, partnered up with King Shocks and now offers scale replicas of these awesome dampers.

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8 Tips for Easier RC Transmitter Control

Although most transmitters offer adequate grip and comfort, there are a few tricks that you can do to make them even better. Improving grip can make a difference in how well you drive your vehicle, which is a definite benefit if you like to compete. Here are a few tricks that you can exploit and they can be that edge you gain over your competition.

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Project: Vaterra 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS

Project: Vaterra 1969 Chevrolet Camaro RS: Our hop-up parts and accessory picks for today’s popular vehicles that will boost performance, durability or appearance and leave you with a sweet custom ride.

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