Radio Controlled Vehicles Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

Nitro RC Air Filter Care - Cleaning and Oiling a Nitro RC Air Filter
Cleaning the air filter is part of the after-run maintenance needed to keep your nitro RC at optimal performance. Here's how to clean the air filter and add air filter oil.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

RC Shock Oil Maintenance - Adding or Replacing Shock Oil in RC Cars and Trucks
Oil-filled shock absorbers give RC cars and RC trucks more stability over rough terrain. When you feel that your shock absorbers aren't performing properly you can check the fluid level and add more shock oil to the shocks.

Salvaging Parts - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Opening Up the Chassis - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep Teardown
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Opening Up the Drivetrain - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Drivetrain Disassembled - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Steering Servo and Steering Rod - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Underside of an RC Toy Being Disassembled - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Remove the Body on an RC Toy - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Detaching the Front Shocks - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Detaching the Rear Shocks - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Three Main RC Toy Truck Parts - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

The Circuit Board - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

Removing Rear Shocks to Get at Drivetrain - See What's Inside a Typical Radio Controlled Toy Truck
Want to see what's inside a typical radio controlled toy truck? Follow along as I do a teardown of a New Bright Radio Controlled Jeep. Learn where to look if you want do repairs to an RC toy or find out what you can salvage from an old RC.

RC Suspensions - Shocks and Springs
Take a closer look at what makes a good suspension and what makes a

RC Suspensions - How Shocks and Suspension Differ from Toy-Grade to Hobby-Grade Radio Controlled Vehicles
Take a closer look at what makes a good suspension and what makes a

RC Suspensions - How Shocks and Suspension Differ from Toy-Grade to Hobby-Grade Radio Controlled Vehicles
Take a closer look at what makes a good suspension and what makes a

RC Suspensions - How Shocks and Suspension Differ from Toy-Grade to Hobby-Grade Radio Controlled Vehicles
Take a closer look at what makes a good suspension and what makes a

RC Suspensions - How Shocks and Suspension Differ from Toy-Grade to Hobby-Grade Radio Controlled Vehicles
Take a closer look at what makes a good suspension and what makes a

Things to Do With Old or Broken RC Toys
For something a little different... here are some off-the-wall ways to recycle old broken radio controlled toys.

Ways to Change Your RC Body's Appearance
Don't like the look of your RC? Change it. From easy to more complicated, find ways to change the appearance of your RC.

Channel - Defined in the RC Glossary
In the RC hobby, channel has two meanings, both somewhat related to the transmitter.

RC Vehicles Readers' Choice in RC Nitro Monster Trucks
Monster trucks excel in rough off-road terrain but can handle most any surface. Spewing dirt, climbing rocks, and doing jumps off ramps and hills make monster trucks an RC favorite. Of all the 1:8 and 1:10 scale Ready-to-Run nitro monster trucks on the market, About.com readers favor these few by a wide margin.

1:10 Scale Traxxas Rustler XL-5 Electric Stadium Truck
The new Traxxas Rustler XL-5 is a great choice for beginners and advanced RC users alike. It has been a long time since there has been this many upgrades to one of the best RC trucks on the market. Everything about the redesigned Rustler seems to measure up and surpass its older model standards.

1:10 Scale Traxxas Rustler XL-5 Electric Stadium Truck - Review Continued
The new Traxxas Rustler XL-5 is a great choice for beginners and advanced RC users alike. It has been a long time since there has been this many upgrades to one of the best RC trucks on the market. Everything about the redesigned Rustler seems to measure up and surpass its older model standards. Page 2.

Crystal - Radio Controlled Vehicles Glossary
The crystal in an RC isn't a diamond or emerald. It sets the frequency of the radio signal that the RC uses to communicate.

Radio Controlled Toys by Nikko
A long time frontrunner in the manufacture of radio controlled toys, NIKKO has dozens of RC cars and trucks and a few boats and aircraft as well. They produce everything from tough and colorful RCs with basic controls for preschool and elementary age children to highly detailed, officially licensed cars with more options for the older kids. Most NIKKO RCs are in the 1:10 to 1:32 range and are high quality RC toys.

Basic RC Tools - The Bare Minimum Needs for the RC Toolbox
Everybody needs these basics. These common RC tools are must-haves for making basic adjustments and replacements of frequently worn-out parts. Most of the RC tools in this basic setup can be found at your local retail stores and hobby shops if you don't already have them in household tool box or workshop. Page 2.

Standard RC Tools - Beyond the Basics for the RC Toolbox
Along with the basic RC tools setup you might want to consider adding additional gadgets to your tool box. Here are a few that I recommend that make a great addtion to the basic tool box. Page 3.

What to Put in Your RC Toolbox
Use this RC tools and supplies break-down to help you determine what RC tools you need to fit the type of maintenance and repair tasks that you'll be tackling. Keep your radio controlled vehicles in top shape with these RC tools, essentials, and extras.

Ultimate RC Tools - What the Hardcore RC Hobbiest Needs and Wants in their Toolbox
The Ultimate Tool Box is for all those hardcore RC nuts out there who can't stand not having the latest and greatest in their arsenal of tools and gadgets. This tool setup covers pretty much everything you need for any type of situation. Page 4.

RC Supplies - Extra Supplies and Consumables for the RC Toolbox
Depending in part on the type of vehicle you own, there are a number of supplies that belong in every tool box such as tire glue and extra batteries. Be sure to stock your tool box with these consumables. Page 5.

Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta First Look
Although I've owned many hobby-grade RC vehicles, I'd never had an RC motorcycle until now. The Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta is a 1:5 scale ready-to-run nitro motorcycle. It comes assembled with radio, charger, and even a rider.

Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta RTR Nitro RC Issues
In the first few days of owning my Ducati bike I had to replace the steering servo, dealt with flooding, and had some eye-opening and hair-raising experiences learning to control the bike. But after that I still enjoyed my Thunder Tiger RC. It's a few weeks later and a few more issues have come up. Page 2.

RC Forklifts and Cranes - Compare Features on RC Forklifts and Cranes
Forklifts and cranes for lifting boxes (or building blocks or cola cans) can have simple up down movements or more complex up and over type movement. Page 4.

Dump Trucks, Forklifts, and Other RC Construction Toys
Just about any kind of vehicle comes in an RC version, including those big yellow construction vehicles you see building highways and breaking ground for homes and office buildings. Find out what to look for when buying remote control and radio control construction toys for kids including dump trucks, bulldozers, and forklifts.

RC Bulldozers and Excavators - Compare Features and Prices
Compare prices and compare features on these different RC construction vehicles aimed at different age groups. The simplest are typically wired and have very basic movements and fanciful colors or features. Others are radio control and have more complex movements and more realistic detailing. Page 2.

RC Dump Trucks and RC Cement Trucks - Compare Features and Prices on RC Dump Trucks and Cement Trucks
Compare prices and compare features on these different RC dump trucks. These include dump trucks you typically see at construction sites and garbage dump trucks. Most will have some kind of dumping action and may have lights and sounds and different degrees of detailing. Page 3.

What Do You Need to Build an RC Submarine?
If you buy a Ready-to-Run kit or toy-grade RC submarine chances are you will have everything you need in the box, already assembled. Some kits even include the batteries. To build an RC submarine model, you can either purchase a kit that contains most (but rarely all) of the parts or purchase everything separately and start from scratch.

Dynamic vs Static RC Submarine Diving Systems
One of the key features that sets RC submarines apart is the method of diving. The two types of RC submarines are dynamic divers and static divers. The best RC submarine diving system depends, in part, on what you expect to get out of your RC sub and how much you are willing to spend.

Carrera Digital132 Versus Scalextric Digital Track Sets
A comparison of the Scalextric and the Carrera slot car tracks for RC racers.

RC4 vs RC4 Hybrid Transponders from MyLaps/AMB
The latest personal counting transponders for RC cars could be confusing. See the difference between the RC4 and the RC4 hybrid.

Cool RC Water Toys - Radio Controlled Watercraft and All-Terrain Vehicles
Not exactly RC boats, these radio controlled watercraft are fun novelty toys for all ageas.

Why and How Do You Mod a Nitro Engine?
Modding a nitro engine means that you are making a modification that is or seems to make the engine better than factory specs. Modding goes beyond simply tuning your nitro engine. It involves making physical changes the engine itself.

RC Race Tracks - How to Find a Local RC Race Track
Many RC racers rely entirely on their own backyard tracks or simply racing their friends at local parks. But to prepare for and participate in serious competitions you may want to use a more official race track.

Using RC Trucks for Pulling Competitions
Anything fullsize trucks can do, RC trucks can do too. That includes RC truck and tractor pulling competitions.

Local Radio Controlled (RC) Hobby Clubs Locator
Joining an RC club in your area is not a prerequisite for enjoying the RC hobby but it is a great way to meet other radio control enthusiasts.

RC Powerboat Options - Electric Nitro Gas RC Boats
As with other RCs, toy-grade RC boats are all-electric. Hobby-grade powerboats gives you the choice of electric, nitro, or gas. Page 2.

Best RC Boats for Beginners
Whether gliding gracefully across the pond or kicking up plumes of water in their wake as they shoot from shore to shore, RC boats provide hours of outdoor RC entertainment. Learn the basics of types of RC boats, power options, hull designs, and the best RC powerboats for beginners.

RC Boat Hull Styles - Monohull Hydroplane and Flat-Bottom Hulls on RC Boats
The hull is about more than just good looks. The shape of the hull affects the speed, stability, and maneuverability of the RC boat. Flat-bottom, monoplane or monohull and hydroplane are hull designs for RC boats. Page 3.

The Best RC Boats for Beginners
Sailboats and scale boats can be for beginners if your tastes run more toward sailing or building/owning authentic scale models. But for the first time RC powerboat owner, a ready-to-run electric sport boat with a deep-vee hull design is a good choice. They are generally less expensive, easier to maintain, and easier to control. They are a good way to get out on the water with an RC for the first time. Page 4.

Team Losi Micro-T RC Pros and Cons - 1:36 Scale Electric Micro-T Stadium Truck from Team Losi
My list of pros and cons for the 1:36 scale electric Team Losi Micro-T Stadium Truck. Page 2.

1:36 Team Losi Micro-T Electric Stadium Truck
While it has its flaws, my overall opinion of the Team Losi Micro-T is that on the fun factor alone it warrants a 5-star rating. Here's what I've noticed -- good and bad -- so far about this cool little 1:36 scale hobby-grade RC truck.

Hobby-Grade Indoor RC Airplanes - Indoor / Outdoor RC Airplanes For Intermediate to Expert RC Pilots
These indoor flyers can usually handle some outdoor flight time, typically require more room than the toy indoor flyers, and are best for intermediate to expert pilots. Some make good first indoor flyers for pilots with at least a little bit of flight experience.

Radio Controlled Flying Saucers and UFOs
Consider getting one of these RCFOs -- radio controlled flying objects -- for all your skywatching friends.

HobbyZone Aerobird 3 RTF Radio Controlled Airplane - Review of the Aerobird 3
Having been awhile since I have flown radio controlled planes, I decided to pick back up with the HobbyZone Aerobird 3. While this is not a direct beginners plane it does have a similar feeling to it in sport mode. This plane has both great features and major drawbacks. Further into the review I'll cover these aspects. The Aerobird 3 is a 3-channel electric V-tail style plane.

Speed Racer Radio Controlled Toy Vehicles - Mach 5, Mach 6, Racer X RC Toys from Speed Racer Movie
All of these Speed Racer RC toys feature the sleek styling found in the 2008 Speed Racer movie. Whether you want the classic Mach 5, the Mach 6, or Racer X you'll find a Speed Racer RC in all sizes for all ages. The Mattel Little Rides versions are suitable for ages 3 to 6. The Hot Wheels versions are for slightly older school age kids. For slightly older children, look at the Hot Wheels and Jada Toys. The tiny 1:64 scale RCs are a fun way to take Speed Racer fun with you, at any age.

Fly RC Helicopters with Flight Simulators Software
Learn to master the intricate flight controls of an RC helicopter without risking your very expensive RC helicopter in your inexperienced hands. These RC helicopter flight simulator software programs feature either RC helicopter models only, or both helicopters and airplanes.

Fly RC Helicopters with Flight Simulators Software
Learn to master the intricate flight controls of an RC helicopter without risking your very expensive RC helicopter in your inexperienced hands. These RC helicopter flight simulator software programs feature either RC helicopter models only, or both helicopters and airplanes.

RC Airplane Flight Simulation Software
If you want to hone your RC airplane or glider skills, flight simulation software lets you do it in any kind of weather and you can even fly outdoor planes in the house -- virtually, that is. Don't risk hurting your RC airplane by learning to fly it on your PC first. These RC airplane flight simulators feature either RC airplane models only, or both airplanes and helicopters.

RC Airplane Flight Simulation Software
If you want to hone your RC airplane or glider skills, flight simulation software lets you do it in any kind of weather and you can even fly outdoor planes in the house -- virtually, that is. Don't risk hurting your RC airplane by learning to fly it on your PC first. These RC airplane flight simulators feature either RC airplane models only, or both airplanes and helicopters.

DSM RC Controllers and Receivers Explained
DSM or 'Digital Spectrum Modulation' is a new radio technology recently adapted to the RC vehicles world.

What Is Bind-N-Fly? - RC Aircraft Expert Q&A
Bind-N-Fly or BNF is an Horizon Hobby trademark for a specific kind of Ready-to-Fly (RTF) RC aircraft that uses DSM technology. Learn more about Bind-N-Fly -- how it works and what RC airplanes and RC helicopters come in BNF versions.

Easy to Fly Indoor RC Helicopters - Radio Controlled Indoor RC Helicopters
Most hobby-grade RC helicopters take a lot of skill to fly. They are not really geared towards beginners. But there are some less fancy, moderately-priced alternatives that let kids and novice RC pilots experience the thrill of flying without requiring a great deal of dexterity or knowledge of the mechanics of flight. These models usually combine small size with simple 2 or 3 channel controls. Many have ringed rotary blades for added safety. Some, however, can be quite challenging.

Helicopter Game - Find a Helicopter Game for Fun or Learning to Fly
Looking for a helicopter game? Here's plenty to choose from. Whether you just want to have some fun or you want to learn what it's like to fly a helicopter -- without really having one -- try one of these helicopter games. Includes RC flight simulators for radio controlled helicopter fun.

How to Unstick a Stuck Pull-Start Cord on a Nitro RC
If you have a pull-start nitro RC and the cord is stuck, here's what you can do...

How to Tune RC Suspension
Learn how to tune RC suspension to increase speed, improve handling and prolong the life of your RC vehicle or electronic.

Definition of Brushed Motor as Used in RC Vehicles
Electric motors with little brushes inside...

Radio Controlled Submarines (Basic Information)
RC Submarines range in size from little bathtub or aquarium toys for in-home exploration to subs that are as big as your bathtub designed for deep sea (or at least deep lake) exploration. Learn the basics of radio controlled submarines.

Radio Controlled Blimps - List
These helium-filled radio controlled airships glide around your living room. Most are easy enough for kids 8 and above to operate.

Single-Action vs Double-Action Airbrush for RC Vehicles
Airbrushing is a painting technique using a special tool called an airbrush which sprays a mixture of air and paint. RC vehicle bodies are often airbrushed. Single-action or double-action airbrush refers to what type of triggering system is used for the airbrush tool.

Virtual RC Car Racing Games
RC cars on the gaming console or computer screen won't replace real RC racing. But they're fun and allow you to drive in places you can't go in real life.

RC Toys on the Shelf at Toys R Us - Radio Controlled Toys for 2008
Toys R Us offers a huge selection of toys of all kinds, including radio controlled vehicles. In addition to RCs from well-known toy manufacturers, they also have their own line of toys -- Fast Lane R/C.

Free Easy-Build RC (Radio Controlled) Airplane Plans
These free RC airplane plans feature fairly simple construction techniques. Good for beginning modelers. The plans are not necessarily beginner planes for flying, but the construction process is less complicated than some RC airplanes.

Top 5 Radio Controlled Airplane Crash Videos
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Interactive Toy Concepts Radio Controlled Toys Manufacturers - RC Toys from Interactive Toy Concepts
They carry several familiar series of radio controlled toys such as the BladeRunner indoor helicopters. Their RCs range from the indoor fliers for teens and adults to the novelty RC toys suitable for kids as young as 5.

Combining Cameras and RC Vehicles for Work and Play
The government, business, and scientists use cameras and RC airplanes and helicopters for aerial photography, surveillance, and other noble pursuits. But there are ways for individuals to combine cameras and RC vehicles for both practical and entertaining uses around the home.

Top Videos of Off-Road RC Truck Jumps and Stunts
Here are some great videos to give you an RC Track and Field view of what big air, bashing, flips, and big distance jumps are all about. Watch off-road radio controlled trucks do jumps and mid-air flips over dirt hills and homemade ramps -- sometimes with great landings and sometimes with rough landings in this collection of top rc videos.

RC Submarines Underwater - Diving Systems and Lost Subs
RC subs operate primarily below the surface of the water. Discover the best bodies of water, how subs go underwater, and what to do if you lose your rc sub to the murky depths. Page 2.

Playing with RC Submarines - Ways to Enjoy Playing Underwater with an RC Sub
Once you've bought the sub or built it from kit or from scratch, showed it off to friends, and learned the basics of diving, turning, and surfacing you may wonder what else you can do with your RC sub. Here are some ideas. Page 3.

Basic Characteristics of RC Rock Crawlers
Creep, crawl, and climb those rocks with an RC rock crawler. RC rock crawling isn't a fast-paced sport but is fast growing in popularity. Learn the basics of what to look for in an RC rock crawler vehicle.

How Do You Build an RC Dragster?
Since I started the RC hobby I bought RCs both toy-grade and hobby-grade to see if they go as fast as advertised. If the RCs didn't go fast enough for my liking, I modified them to do just that, go fast. An RC dragster is a fast RC. Find out what it takes to build an RC dragster.

1:16 Scale Traxxas E-Revo VXL RC Truck: Review
This is no wimpy, slower version of its bigger 1:10 scale brother. The 1:16 Scale Traxxas E-Revo is a speedy little off-road truck.

Masking Materials for Painting an RC Body
Masking is a technique used to cover areas of an RC body that you don't want painted a certain color or that are to be left clear. There are several different masking materials that can be used to accomplish this task.

Cool RC Robot Toy Ideas
One of the hottest sort of radio controlled gadget is the robot and there are some pretty cool RC robots just waiting to strut their stuff and take your commands. From robotic animals to sci-fi characters and superheroes, there's a robot toy for everyone.

Top Five RC Boats for 2014
A look at five great RC boat choices for 2014.

Radio Controlled Toys From Mattels Tyco R/C
Tyco RC, part of the Mattel family of toys, is a major producer of RC toys. Terrain Twister, Shell Shocker, Street Beat Ready to Run RCs, a variety of Batman RCs, Stuntsters, and RC motorcycles are among the many RC toys from Tyco R/C.

The Smallest Remote Controlled Vehicles
Learn about the smallest radio controlled cars, airplanes, submarines and helicopters, and where to buy them.

Micro and Mini Indoor RC Airplanes - Infrared and 27 / 49 MHz Indoor RC Airplanes
These may be toys but their fun for more than kids. These micro and mini indoor RC airplanes have either infrared or 2 channel controllers.

RC Repair and Modification With Soldering
Soldering has many applications including the building and repair of radio controlled vehicles. For radio controlled vehicle hobbyists soldering is mostly used in making repairs and modifications to electric RCs.

Robotic Remote Control Dinosaur Toys
Build Jurassic Park in your backyard with remote controlled robotic dinosaurs. These RC dinosaurs can walk and run and respond to sights and sounds they encounter. Some varieties can interact with each other or with other robots in the same family. Use the remote control to have the RC dinosaur perform a variety of actions, go on the hunt, explore, or stand guard.

Scary Radio Controlled Animals and Insects
Send unsuspecting visitors or co-workers scampering with one of these radio controlled toys, perfect for Halloween or anytime you want to pull a prank.

Scary Radio Controlled Animals and Insects
Send unsuspecting visitors or co-workers scampering with one of these radio controlled toys, perfect for Halloween or anytime you want to pull a prank.

RC Vehicle Sets - Double the Fun With Pairs or Sets of RC Vehicles for All Ages
Double the fun with these RC duos. Pick up a pair of these RC helicopters, tanks, bumper cars, or slot car sets for double the RC action. There's even a set of tanks that you can build together from a kit. From adults to 6 year olds, pick a pair of RC vehicles for your favorite couple.

Jada Toys Battle Machines Laser Battle RCs - Review of the Battle Machines Laser Battle RC Cars and Trucks from Jada Toys
I recently acquired 3 of the Battle Machines Laser Battle RCs From Jada Toys. One, the red Ford Mustang GT came from a single pack. The other two -- a blue Chevy Camaro SS and a Silver Chevy Silverado Dooley -- were in a twin pack. All my other friends once they got a chance to play said that they are going to get one as well. I can see it now that this is going to develop into a team competition thing whenever we can all get together. Page 2.

Finished RC Body - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Details and Touch Ups - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Peeling Off Liquid Mask - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Masking Off - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Gold Spray Paint Wave - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Peel Off the Mask - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Detailing with Brush - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Using Liquid Mask on an Old Toy RC Body - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Red Spray Paint on RC - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Cleaned Windows and Grill - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

Paint the Body of a Toy RC - Giving New Life To Old Toy RC Truck With Fresh Paint
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

White Spray Paint on RC - Paint the Body of a Toy RC
A good option for toy-grade RCs that look a bit ragged -- when getting a replacement body isn't possible -- is to just paint over it with some fresh paint.

How to Protect RC Electronics from Wet Conditions
Protect your RC electronics and RC vehicles from wet conditions like rain, snow and mud with these simple tips.

The Smallest Remote Controlled Vehicles
Learn about the smallest radio controlled cars, airplanes, submarines and helicopters, and where to buy them.

Traxxas Corporation - What Traxxas is in the Radio Controlled Vehicles Hobby
You can't spell RTR without Traxxas -- they introduced the ready-to-run kit to the RC world and it's never been the same since. Learn more about Traxxas and what they offer.

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Radio Controlled Toys From New Bright
New Bright produces radio control and remote control vehicles, train sets, and electric toys and accessories. Ranging in size from a big 1:5 to a hand-size 1:43 scale, in addition to cars, trucks, and jeeps there are several boats and motorcycles. New Bright Toys include officially licensed Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, and Chevrolet products.

Flying Toy and Hobby RC Helicopters
In the RC hobby, flying RC helicopters is often considered the hardest RC skill to master. This might make the marketing claims for easy-to-fly toy RC helicopters hard to understand. The difference is in the design of the helicopters, the controls used for flying, and the range of movement and aerobatics that the helicopter is capable of performing.

RC Helicopter Videos - Control and Flight Characteristics of Toy and Hobby RC Helicopters
To get a better idea of how toy and hobby helicopters perform, view some of these RC helicopter videos that show the capabilities and configuration of several types of RC helicopters. Page 2.

Troubleshooting an RC That Won't Run
Sometimes it's something simple that's keeping your RC from running. When troubleshooting an RC that's not running, look for the simple, obvious problems before tearing it completely apart.

Free Intermediate and Advanced RC Airplane Plans
These free RC airplane plans are generally more suitable for intermediate to advanced RC modelers. The aircraft often require more individual components and complex construction, for more realistic scale models.

Differences in Nitro Fuel for RC Cars and Airplanes
The type and amount of oil in the nitro fuel is what determines whether it is better suited to RC cars and trucks or aircraft.

Gasoline for RC Cars, or Nitro Fuel? - RC Hobby FAQ
A gas RC may use gasoline or it might use nitro fuel. You need to know what kind of engine is in the RC vehicle to know what kind of fuel to use. The non-electric RCs sold in hobby shops are usually nitro RCs that use nitro fuel, not gasoline.

How to Fix an Electric RC That Won't Move
You turn it on but it won't go anywhere. Perhaps you can turn left and right but the RC just won't move. What can you do?

How Is RC Engine Size or Displacement Measured?
RC engine size or displacement is measured in cubic centimeters (cc) or cubic inches (ci). In terms of RC engines, displacement is the volume of space a piston travels through during a single stroke.

Lean or Rich Nitro RC Engine Tuning
Nitro or glow engines use nitro fuel but it's actually a mixture of fuel and air that goes into the engine. The right fuel/air mixture keeps the engine running at its best. The wrong mixture can cause overheating, excessive wear, or cause the engine to stall. This fuel/air mixing takes place in the carburetor.

What Materials Are Used for Building RC Airplanes?
Wood, plastic, foam... there are many different materials that RC airplanes are constructed from.

Antennas for Radio Controlled Vehicles - RC Antennas
RCs have two types of antennas. There's an antenna on the transmitter or controller that sends messages to the RC and one on the receiver (in the RC vehicles) that receives those messages. Learn the basics of installing and using those radio antennas with your RC.

Radio Controlled Car Construction Kits for Kids
It's always fun when you can combine radio controlled vehicles with another activity that kids love -- and make it educational too. LEGOS, those plastic building blocks that provide endless hours of entertainment make building your own RC a snap. Elenco and Learning Resources also have cool construction sets that allow novice mechanics from 4 to 16 to experience the fun of building their own car without any automotive expertise.

27 MHz - Radio Frequency Used in RC Vehicles
Radio frequency used in RC vehicles

Scale - Radio Controlled Vehicles Glossary
Scale is a common term in the hobby and sport of RC vehicles.

What Kind of Paint Do You Use to Paint an RC?
Tired of looking at the same old paint job? Before you pick up just any old kind of spray paint or can of paint and slap it on your RC, make sure it's the right kind.

Options for Repairing Broken Radio-Controlled Toys
Toy-grade RCs are generally not as durable or long-lasting as hobby-grade models. What can you do when a sentimental favorite toy RC goes on the fritz?

RC Body Painting Tips Using Spray Paint
When using spray paint in cans to paint your RC body, follow these tips to help improve your painting.

RC Transmitter and Receiver Troubleshooting
What to do when your RC won't respond to the transmitter.

Free RC Airplane Plans 3D Foamies
Foamy plans for building RC airplanes out of Depron or other types of foam construction.

27.145 MHz RC Toys
You may already know that one of the most common frequencies for RC toys in the US is 27MHz. It's also used for some hobby RC vehicles. But that doesn't tell

Which is Really Faster -- Nitro or Electric?
In response to Are You Ready to Go Nitro, Clyde writes, I have been hearing a lot of people saying that nitro is faster then electric and was just

Summer Fun Project: Build Your Own RC Plane
Summer time is here and the kids are out of school. What better way to keep them entertained than by building a RC plane to fly out at the park. Although some

Weight Distribution and Your RC Car
Learning about weight distribution in an radio controlled vehicle can be tricky, but for the best performance, its mandatory.

Radio Controlled Vehicles For Air, Water, and Land
A look at the different types of RC, from water, to air, to land.

Radio Controlled Model Airplane and Helicopter Clubs - RC Aircraft Clubs and Organizations
Whether your passion is aerial combat, slope flying, prop planes, or helicopters, find a national or international organization or local flying club.

Radio Controlled Model Boat Clubs - Boating Clubs and Organizations
Participate in regattas and meet with other RC sail and power boat hobbyiests in your area and around the world. Get membership information, a list of local clubs, and learn more about the world of RC model boating.

RC Airplane Videos - Radio Controlled Airplane Videos
If it has wings and it's radio controlled then it must be an RC airplane... or some other winged flying contraption. Watch these videos showing a variety of electric and nitro RC airplanes take-off, fly, do stunts, and land... or crash.

RC Air Combat Clubs and Organizations - Radio Controlled Military Aircraft Combat Flying
RC fliers battle it out in the air with scale models of modern and vintage military aircraft.

Radio Controlled Model Warship Combat Clubs and Organizations - RC Warship Combat Clubs
Do battle on the water in a radio controlled warship. Find warship combat clubs around the world.

Mini and Micro RC Mods Hop-Ups Upgrades - Mods for Mini and Micro RC Cars Trucks
They may be small but many of the mini and micro RCs are almost as customizable as their bigger RC brothers. Build a table top racetrack, upgrade your batteries, or change your body with these mods, hop=ups, upgrades, and projects for all sizes and styles of micro and mini RC vehicles.

RC Wallpapers - Images of Radio Controlled Vehicles for Your Desktop
It's not enough to have your RC collection overflowing your closets, hanging from the ceiling, and occupying every spare inch of shelf space in your home or garage. No, you need to plaster your screen with images of your favorite RC too. These wallpaper selections let you look at your favorite RC - whether you own it already or just wish you did - even when you can't be out at the track or off the computer.

Hobby Stores Selling Radio Controlled Vehicles Accessories and Parts
Some hobby stores specialize in radio controlled vehicles, offering a big selection of the latest models from many manufacturers and all the parts and accessories you need to build and repair your own RC. Selection can vary from one location to the next.

RC Pattern Flying and Precision Aerobatic Radio Controlled Flight
If you like flying and you like precision aerobatics, compete in pattern flying competitions. Learn about the history and guidelines for pattern flying and aerobatics for radio controlled flight.

Blogs About Radio Controlled Vehicles by RC Hobbiests
Read about individual adventures in the RC hobby, learn about cool RC gadgets, and comment on your favorite RC topics in these RC Community Blogs.

Understanding the Terminology for RC Brushless Motors
A look at the terminology used for RC Brushless motors.

CAT Construction Hauler Set RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks. Page 4.

Caterpillar Remonte Control Dump Truck RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks. Page 3.

RC Toy Controller With Pictures RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks. Page 8.

Controller With Sticks and Buttons RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks. Page 7.

RC Dump Truck Action RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks. Page 6.

EchoPro Dump Truck RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks. Page 5.

Keenway Remote Fun RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks. Page 2.

Push Button Controls - RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks.

RC Construction Equipment Toys - Features To Look For in RC Construction Toys
Browse a gallery of images for a few RC construction toys to see some of the features, including different kinds of controllers for remote control, radio control, and push button toy dump trucks, earth movers, fork lifts, and cement trucks.

HPI Baja 5B - 1:5 Scale 2WD Gas Buggy Specs
This 2-wheel drive gas-powered buggy is an almost perfect example of a ready-to-run 1:5 scale big boy toy. It's big, easy to maintain, and comes with everything you need to get started racing -- except for batteries and fuel.

Slot Car Track Design Software
There are a few track designing programs that are very helpful when it comes to designing your own track layouts.

Improve and Do Modifications on Radio Controlled Toys
rc toys, modifications, mods, upgrades, broken rc toys, radio controlled vehicles

Before You Break-In or Drive the Traxxas T-Maxx 3.3
Since it was introduced in 2000, the Traxxas T-Maxx monster truck has enjoyed on-going popularity. But there are things that T-Maxx owners need to do to alleviate a few shortcomings that result in recurring problems with engine performance, stability, and durability. Take these steps prior to running your T-Maxx for the first time -- even before performing an engine break-in.

How to Perform After-Run Maintenance on an RC Vehicle
Just like a real car, RC cars and trucks require regular maintenance. After running your RC for a while you have to perform after-run maintenance. All radio controlled vehicles -- electric and nitro -- need after-run maintenance but some of the steps here apply only to nitro engines.

Buying & Owning Hobby-Grade Radio Controlled Vehicles
Getting into the RC hobby requires a time and money commitment as well as a passion for radio controlled vehicles. Find out what it takes to buy and own RC vehicles.

Are Beadlock Tires Better Than Glued Tires?
There are many ways to keep rims and tired together, what are they and which is better? It all depends on what type of racing you are doing. Some types of tires and rims are better than others depending on the application.

Defining ESC as Used in Radio Controlled Vehicles
Regulates power to the motor... Radio Controlled Vehicles.

What Does It Mean to Run Rich in RC Vehicles?
More fuel than air in your nitro engine...

How Does Weight Affect RC Vehicle Performance?
Is your RC heavy or is it a light-weight? Weight has a part in overall performance of an RC vehicle. To improve performance you could add bigger motors, alloy metal parts, big tires, even larger gas tanks are nice to have for a nitro RC. However, some RC racers forget that bigger is not always better. Those shiny, colorful parts look cool but they can sometimes cause a drop in optimal performance because they change the weight of the RC.

Tamiya Grasshopper 1:10 Scale Off-Road Racer Kit
The Grasshopper has been around for many years. The latest kit version is a good kit for kids and for first-time RC builders of any age. Not only is the kit easy to build, it creates a fast, fun radio controlled off-road racer.

HPI Baja 5B 2WD 1:5 Scale 2WD RC Gas Buggy: Profile
This 2-wheel drive gas-powered buggy is an almost perfect example of a ready-to-run 1:5 scale big boy toy. It's big, easy to maintain, and comes with everything you need to get started racing -- except for batteries and fuel.

How Do You Prep a Lexan Body for Painting?
When you buy an RC car or truck kit the body is often unpainted. You can also purchase new unpainted bodies to replace the one that came with your kit or your ready-to-run RC. Before you whip out the spraypaint cans or the airbrush, you have to get those bodies ready to accept the paint. Poor prep can ruin an otherwise fantastic paint scheme.

Hello, I'm New Here
RCV guide introduces herself

1:10 Traxxas Stampede Electric RC Monster Truck Review
The Stampede, one of the many off-road RC trucks from Traxxas, is an electric RC monster truck that lives up to the Traxxas reputation for quality.

1:10 Traxxas Stampede Electric RC Monster Truck Review
The Stampede, one of the many off-road RC trucks from Traxxas, is an electric RC monster truck that lives up to the Traxxas reputation for quality. Page 2.

The Basics of RC Aerodynamics
RC aerodynamics work much like full scale aircraft. Learn the basics of RC aerodynamics here.

RC Vehicles: Adjust Gear Ratios and Slipper Clutch
Getting Your Gear Ratios and Slipper Just Right on your Radio Controlled Vehicle.

What Is Trim and How Do You Trim an RC Airplane?
Trim isn't about taking scissors and snipping off part of the plane -- well not usually. It's about making adjustments so your RC airplane flies right.

Top Five Free Flight Simulators
Free Flight Simulators are explored.

LiPo Battery Safety in RC Vehicles
Lithium Polymer or LiPo battery packs are frequently used in radio controlled vehicles. They generally charge faster and store more energy than a comparable Nickel Cadmium (NiCd) battery pack. However, LiPo batteries do require special handling. Misuse -- including improper charging, handling, and storage -- can cause LiPo batteries to burn or explode.

Cool RC Robot Toy Ideas
One of the hottest sort of radio controlled gadget is the robot and there are some pretty cool RC robots just waiting to strut their stuff and take your commands. From robotic animals to sci-fi characters and superheroes, there's a robot toy for everyone.

Freqeskinz Radio and Body Wraps
Freqeskinz is a RC body and radio wrap business specializing in creating interesting themes for the RC community.

Tamiya Tractor Truck Series of RC Big Rig Kits
The Tamiya Tractor Truck series of radio controlled big rigs are available as unassembled kits. You have to build them yourself.

Carrera Digital 123 Track Sets
An overview of the Carrera slot car tracks and systems for RC racers.

What is the Proper Way to Store Your RC Nitro Fuel?
A look at some of the proper storage techniques for RC nitro fuel.

How Long Can You Store Nitro Fuel?
Storing your RC nitro fuel properly can help keep the fuel fresher longer and keep your nitro engine running properly.

Da Vinci Inspired Vehicle Models
A listing of Da Vinci inspired models for the RC builder, homeschooler, or education aficionado.

Free Glider Airplane Plans to Download
All of the plans listed in this article are free to download and are of the

Free Biplane Building Plans for Download
Various biplanes that are available for free download to builders wishing to create their own RC flight plane.

Free RC Airplane Plans for 2014
A look at some of the top places you can browse in 2014 to get free rc airplane plans, including foam planes and balsa planes.

Questions for the Beginner RC Racer
A look at simple questions that the beginning RCer should know the answers to prior to getting into the hobby.

Nitro - Fuel, Engine, and RC Vehicles That Use Nitro
From glow plugs to engine size to break-in procedures to using nitro fuel, read the detailed answers to frequently asked questions about RC nitro vehicles.

RC Tires and Wheels FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions About RC Tires and RC Wheels
Before you can choose the right RC tires, inserts, and wheels that take best advantage of your driving conditions you need to know what RC tires are made of, the differences in on-road and off-road tires, and the parts of an RC wheel. Whether its for rock climbing, dirt track racing, or running on carpet, learn all about RC tires and wheels.

Nitro - Fuel, Engine, and RC Vehicles That Use Nitro
From glow plugs to engine size to break-in procedures to using nitro fuel, read the detailed answers to frequently asked questions about RC nitro vehicles.

Batman The Dark Knight Radio Controlled Toys - Batman The Dark Knight RC Toy Vehicles
Patrol the streets and skies of your own Gotham City with these radio controlled vehicles inspired by Batman The Dark Knight movie. Chase after the Joker in the batmobile, a batcopter, a batcycle, or a Batman ATV.

RC Vehicles for Girls - Radio Controlled Toys With a Feminine Touch - RCs for Girls
The RC world is still predominantly a guy's playground. But for the young ladies, WowWee's Flytech line has some beautiful RC creations that combine the unique Flytech technology with lovely colors and graceful lines suitable for the most genteel gadget girls. There are also other RC vehicles and robots with a more feminine appearance.

Building the HPI Baja 5B SS Tutorial Video Series from Team Fast Eddy
A series of step-by-step tutorials from Team Fast Eddy on building the kit version of the HPI Baja 5B SS. Tutorials follow the instructions page by page and show all the steps for assembling this radio controlled vehicle from HPI.

Building the HPI Baja 5B SS Tutorial Video Series from Team Fast Eddy
A series of step-by-step tutorials from Team Fast Eddy on building the kit version of the HPI Baja 5B SS. Tutorials follow the instructions page by page and show all the steps for assembling this radio controlled vehicle from HPI.

Building the HPI Baja 5B SS Tutorial Video Series from Team Fast Eddy
A series of step-by-step tutorials from Team Fast Eddy on building the kit version of the HPI Baja 5B SS. Tutorials follow the instructions page by page and show all the steps for assembling this radio controlled vehicle from HPI.

Building the HPI Baja 5B SS Tutorial Video Series from Team Fast Eddy
A series of step-by-step tutorials from Team Fast Eddy on building the kit version of the HPI Baja 5B SS. Tutorials follow the instructions page by page and show all the steps for assembling this radio controlled vehicle from HPI.

Building the HPI Baja 5B SS Tutorial Video Series from Team Fast Eddy
A series of step-by-step tutorials from Team Fast Eddy on building the kit version of the HPI Baja 5B SS. Tutorials follow the instructions page by page and show all the steps for assembling this radio controlled vehicle from HPI.

Free RC Jet Plane Plans to Download
Free RC Jet plane plans that are available for download.

Free RC Foam Plane Plans Ready for Download
A listing of free foam planes that have their plans available for download.

Free RC Military Plane Plans for Download
A few of the free military plane plans available for download.

Polaris Rush Pro 1:8 RTR Electric RC Snowmobile
The Polaris Rush Pro 1:8 RTR Electric RC Snowmobile is great for RCing in the snow or anywhere you see fit.

Tips and Tricks on Finding Used RC Cars For Sale
A look at different venues that a racer may find a used RC vehicle for purchase, including auctions, online classifieds, and race events.

Fun RC Airplanes Under $250
Three great planes under $250 for you to get started with in R/C flying.

RC Cheat Sheets 4.0 App for Android
A look at Team Associated's RC Cheat Sheets app for your smartphone or tablet.

Radio Controlled Vehicle Basics - RC Basics
New to the world of RC Vehicles? Explore the common terms used to describe the ins and outs of RC vehicles and what they're about. Learn about the types of radio controlled vehicles, safety rules, batteries, chargers, frequencies, and how to operate RC cars, trucks, planes, boats, submarines, and other radio controlled toys.

RC Repairs and Upgrades - Maintaining Radio Controlled Vehicles
Fix a flat. Bang out a dent. Replace a headlight. RC vehicles often need the same care and attention as the family automobile. Get the tools and supplies necessary for maintaining your RC. Learn how to troubleshoot and repair your own RC. Know when to take it to the professionals to get it fixed.

Air Hogs RC Zero Gravity Mini Car Review - Review of the R/C Zero Gravity Mini Car by Air Hogs
Can an RC car really drive on walls and even on the ceiling? Find out in this review of the Air Hogs R/C Zero Gravity Mini Car.

Team Associated 1:10 Scale SC10 Electric 2WD Offroad Race Truck Kit - Review of the SC10 Kit
The Team Associated SC10 Short Course RC Truck is a 1:10 scale 2WD electric offroad race truck. You can have your pick of either a RTR or kit version. This is a review of the kit version of the SC10 RC truck.

Jada Toys Battle Machines Laser Battle RCs - Review of the Battle Machines Laser Battle RC Cars and Trucks from Jada Toys
I recently acquired 3 of the Battle Machines Laser Battle RCs From Jada Toys. One, the red Ford Mustang GT came from a single pack. The other two -- a blue Chevy Camaro SS and a Silver Chevy Silverado Dooley -- were in a twin pack. All my other friends once they got a chance to play said that they are going to get one as well. I can see it now that this is going to develop into a team competition thing whenever we can all get together.

FlyTech Lightstar from WowWee - Review of the FlyTech Lightstar Flying RC Toy from WowWee
Little brother to the Bladestar, the Flytech Lightstar from WowWee is a fun little flying contraption that's especially fun in the dark.

Modify a New Bright RC Snowmobile
Modifying New Bright toy RCs is a popular pasttime. The New Bright RC snowmobile seems to be a very mod-friendly vehicle.

Air Hogs Vectron Wave IR UFO RC - Control the Vectron Wave With Your Hands
With all the new ways to make RC toys innovative and exciting Air Hogs has come up with a redesign of the old kid favorite, the Vectron UFO RC, now called the Vectron Wave.

Air Hogs Sharp Shooter Micro RC Helicopter
The Air Hogs Sharp Shooter has proven to be a durable, easy to control, indoor helicopter that provides a little extra challenge with its missles and target-shooting capabilities.

Radio Controlled Toy Transmitters - Look Inside an RC Toy Transmitter
Radio controlled toys are controlled by a hand-held transmitter. Look inside several typical RC toy transmitters and see what they contain. Examine the circuit board, find the crystal, see how the switches, toggles, or buttons operate.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 10.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 2.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 3.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 4.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 5.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 6.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 7.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 8.

Nitro Engine Installation - Upgrading a Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta Nitro Motorcycle By Installing New Nitro Engine
As described in my Second Look at the Thunder Tiger Ducati 999R Testastretta 1:5 nitro motorcycle, whether it was a defective engine or simply a design flaw in the engine easy start system, I decided to replace the engine with an entirely different model. What follows is a description of the modifications I made to accomodate this new engine. Page 9.

How Do You Do a Wheelie with a Basic Electric RC?
Anyone can pop wheelies but it takes skill to ride a stable wheelie for more than a foot or so and look good doing it. Learn how to do wheelies with radio control trucks or motorcycles, what kind of RC setup you need to pop wheelies, the role of the wheelie bar, the best surface for doing wheelies, and how to make your own wheelie bar. Page 2.

What Electric RCs Can Do Wheelies With a Stock Setup?
Anyone can pop wheelies but it takes skill to ride a stable wheelie for more than a foot or so and look good doing it. Learn how to do wheelies with radio control trucks or motorcycles, what kind of RC setup you need to pop wheelies, the role of the wheelie bar, the best surface for doing wheelies, and how to make your own wheelie bar. Page 3.

Can Nitro RCs Do Wheelies?
Anyone can pop wheelies but it takes skill to ride a stable wheelie for more than a foot or so and look good doing it. Learn how to do wheelies with radio control trucks or motorcycles, what kind of RC setup you need to pop wheelies, the role of the wheelie bar, the best surface for doing wheelies, and how to make your own wheelie bar. Page 4.

What is the Purpose of a Wheelie Bar on an RC?
Anyone can pop wheelies but it takes skill to ride a stable wheelie for more than a foot or so and look good doing it. Learn how to do wheelies with radio control trucks or motorcycles, what kind of RC setup you need to pop wheelies, the role of the wheelie bar, the best surface for doing wheelies, and how to make your own wheelie bar. Page 5.

What Happens Without a Wheelie Bar on an RC?
Anyone can pop wheelies but it takes skill to ride a stable wheelie for more than a foot or so and look good doing it. Learn how to do wheelies with radio control trucks or motorcycles, what kind of RC setup you need to pop wheelies, the role of the wheelie bar, the best surface for doing wheelies, and how to make your own wheelie bar. Page 6.

Where is the Best Place to Do a Wheelie With an RC Vehicle?
Anyone can pop wheelies but it takes skill to ride a stable wheelie for more than a foot or so and look good doing it. Learn how to do wheelies with radio control trucks or motorcycles, what kind of RC setup you need to pop wheelies, the role of the wheelie bar, the best surface for doing wheelies, and how to make your own wheelie bar. Page 7.

How Do You Make a Wheelie Bar for an RC?
Anyone can pop wheelies but it takes skill to ride a stable wheelie for more than a foot or so and look good doing it. Learn how to do wheelies with radio control trucks or motorcycles, what kind of RC setup you need to pop wheelies, the role of the wheelie bar, the best surface for doing wheelies, and how to make your own wheelie bar. Page 8.

After-Burn Oil - Nitro RC Engine After-Run Maintenance
After running your nitro RC for a while you have to perform after-run maintenance. Part of that after-run maintenance includes lubricating the pistons and all the internal parts by adding after-burn oil to the nitro engine cylinder head. Page 2.

After-Burn Oil - Nitro RC Engine After-Run Maintenance
After running your nitro RC for a while you have to perform after-run maintenance. Part of that after-run maintenance includes lubricating the pistons and all the internal parts by adding after-burn oil to the nitro engine cylinder head. Page 3.

After-Burn Oil - Nitro RC Engine After-Run Maintenance
After running your nitro RC for a while you have to perform after-run maintenance. Part of that after-run maintenance includes lubricating the pistons and all the internal parts by adding after-burn oil to the nitro engine cylinder head. Page 4.

After-Burn Oil - Nitro RC Engine After-Run Maintenance
After running your nitro RC for a while you have to perform after-run maintenance. Part of that after-run maintenance includes lubricating the pistons and all the internal parts by adding after-burn oil to the nitro engine cylinder head. Page 5.

Electric RC Quick-Charge Battery Mod - Modifying an Electric RC to Use a Quick-Charge Battery Pack
Replacing disposable batteries for your electric RC vehicle can get expensive. Recharging rechargable batteries can take an eternity (or at least seem to). To save money and get more play time you can modify electric RCs that run on disposable or rechargeable alkaline batteries so that they can use quick-charging, reusable battery packs. Page 2.

Electric RC Quick-Charge Battery Mod - Modifying an Electric RC to Use a Quick-Charge Battery Pack
Replacing disposable batteries for your electric RC vehicle can get expensive. Recharging rechargable batteries can take an eternity (or at least seem to). To save money and get more play time you can modify electric RCs that run on disposable or rechargeable alkaline batteries so that they can use quick-charging, reusable battery packs. Page 3.

Electric RC Quick-Charge Battery Mod - Modifying an Electric RC to Use a Quick-Charge Battery Pack
Replacing disposable batteries for your electric RC vehicle can get expensive. Recharging rechargable batteries can take an eternity (or at least seem to). To save money and get more play time you can modify electric RCs that run on disposable or rechargeable alkaline batteries so that they can use quick-charging, reusable battery packs. Page 4.

Electric RC Quick-Charge Battery Mod - Modifying an Electric RC to Use a Quick-Charge Battery Pack
Replacing disposable batteries for your electric RC vehicle can get expensive. Recharging rechargable batteries can take an eternity (or at least seem to). To save money and get more play time you can modify electric RCs that run on disposable or rechargeable alkaline batteries so that they can use quick-charging, reusable battery packs. Page 5.

Electric RC Quick-Charge Battery Mod - Modifying an Electric RC to Use a Quick-Charge Battery Pack
Replacing disposable batteries for your electric RC vehicle can get expensive. Recharging rechargable batteries can take an eternity (or at least seem to). To save money and get more play time you can modify electric RCs that run on disposable or rechargeable alkaline batteries so that they can use quick-charging, reusable battery packs. Page 6.

Electric RC Quick-Charge Battery Mod - Modifying an Electric RC to Use a Quick-Charge Battery Pack
Replacing disposable batteries for your electric RC vehicle can get expensive. Recharging rechargable batteries can take an eternity (or at least seem to). To save money and get more play time you can modify electric RCs that run on disposable or rechargeable alkaline batteries so that they can use quick-charging, reusable battery packs. Page 7.

Electric RC Quick-Charge Battery Mod - Modifying an Electric RC to Use a Quick-Charge Battery Pack
Replacing disposable batteries for your electric RC vehicle can get expensive. Recharging rechargable batteries can take an eternity (or at least seem to). To save money and get more play time you can modify electric RCs that run on disposable or rechargeable alkaline batteries so that they can use quick-charging, reusable battery packs. Page 8.

RX - receiver
short for receiver... Radio Controlled Vehicles.

TX - Transmitter
Short for transmitter.... Radio Controlled Vehicles.

Buddy Box - How a Buddy Box is Used in Learning to Fly RC Aircraft
Training transmitter... Radio Controlled Vehicles.

Camber - What is Camber in RC Vehicles?
Vertical alignment of tires... Radio Controlled Vehicles.

49 MHz - Frequency Used in Radio Controlled Vehicles
Toy RC frequency. Radio Controlled Vehicles.

72MHz - Radio Frequency Used in RC Aircraft
RC aircraft frequency. Radio Controlled Vehicles.

75 MHz - Radio Frequency for Radio Controlled Vehicles
Frequency for some RC vehicles. Radio Controlled Vehicles.

Open Radio Controlled Toy Transmitter
Radio controlled toys are controlled by a hand-held transmitter. Look inside several typical RC toy transmitters and see what they contain. Examine the circuit board, find the crystal, see how the switches, toggles, or buttons operate. Page 2.

Sealed Watertight Radio Controlled Transmitter
Radio controlled toys are controlled by a hand-held transmitter. Look inside several typical RC toy transmitters and see what they contain. Examine the circuit board, find the crystal, see how the switches, toggles, or buttons operate. Page 3.

Circuit Boards Inside RC Toy Transmitters
Radio controlled toys are controlled by a hand-held transmitter. Look inside several typical RC toy transmitters and see what they contain. Examine the circuit board, find the crystal, see how the switches, toggles, or buttons operate. Page 4.

Typical Circuit Board Connections on an RC Toy Transmitter
Radio controlled toys are controlled by a hand-held transmitter. Look inside several typical RC toy transmitters and see what they contain. Examine the circuit board, find the crystal, see how the switches, toggles, or buttons operate. Page 5.

Switches for Controls in RC Toy Transmitter
Radio controlled toys are controlled by a hand-held transmitter. Look inside several typical RC toy transmitters and see what they contain. Examine the circuit board, find the crystal, see how the switches, toggles, or buttons operate. Page 6.

Crystal on a Radio Controlled Toy Transmitter
Radio controlled toys are controlled by a hand-held transmitter. Look inside several typical RC toy transmitters and see what they contain. Examine the circuit board, find the crystal, see how the switches, toggles, or buttons operate. Page 7.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 10.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 2.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 3.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 4.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 5.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 6.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 7.

XMODS Stage 2 Motor Upgrade - Replacing Gears and Motor on XMODS Hummer
Want more speed from your Evolution series XMODS? Upgrade it. This tutorial describes how to do a basic motor upgrade using the XMODS Evolution Stage 2 Motor Upgrade Kit, replacing the 27,000 Stage 1 motor with the 30,000 Stage 2 motor and a new gear setup. Page 8.