racoll Blog Posts

  • F1 Facts - full scale and RC - Aus/NZ
    on May 16, 2015
    RC at a high levelLewis HamiltonHamilton’s first contact with a form of motor sport came through driving RC cars. His father Anthony bought him one in 1991 and aged six Hamilton was runner-up in a national RC racing championship. “I was racing th...
  • Understanding The Basics Of A Nitro RC Car Glow Engine
    on Apr 20, 2015
    The first and foremost consideration when attempting to tune your glow engine is understanding the basic parts and their functions. By understanding the...
  • Gearing A Basic Overview
    on Mar 12, 2015
    On an electric car, there are 2 Gears on your car that you need to worry about changing: the Spur Gear and the Pinion Gear. The Pinion Gear is the...
  • Gas vs Electric R/C Cars
    on Mar 8, 2015
    Gas and electric powered radio control cars are both fun but are very different. Here are some side by side photos and comparison of on-road touring cars in electric and gas (i.e  nitro) models. Here I am using the term gas and nitro interchange...
  • Nitro Engine Storage
    on Mar 1, 2015
    While many engines always have a home in the vehicles that they are used in, there are a lot of drivers that may have a spare engine waiting to go, either for racing or as a back-up for a basher vehicle. For those that do, we hope you are pro...
  • TINY! The ECX BeatBox and KickFlip 1/36 Vehicles
    on Feb 27, 2015
    Go big by driving small with the ECX® 1/36-scale KickFlip™ Buggy. This tiny intimidator delivers massive thrills with the same durability that has made ECX vehicles standout among bashers, all at a price that won’t break the bank. This vehicl...
  • LiPo Pioneers – MaxAmps Turns 10!
    on Feb 25, 2015
    This year MaxAmps is celebrating their 10th anniversary of making lithium polymer batteries for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle and RC markets. The company has won many industry awards including best battery for the past seven years and is now the eme...
  • Getting Started In RC Car Racing
    on Feb 24, 2015
    Whether you're nine or ninety, if you love cars and enjoy tinkering with things, you'll get hours of enjoyment and excitement from RC cars. But there are a lot of things involved in getting to the race, and if you're new to RC vehicles and RC racing,...
  • RC Cars| ** DISPOSAL OF LIPO BATTERIES ** From Thunder Power RC
    on Feb 23, 2015
    Unlike NiCd batteries, lithium-polymer batteries are environmentally friendly.  For safety reasons, it’s best that LiPo cells be fully discharged before disposal (however, if physically damaged it is NOT recommended to discharge LiPo cells bef...
  • APEX Scion Racing tC Ready-To-Run
    on Feb 18, 2015
    Brushless Powered All Wheel Drive Ready to RunBuilt on the all-wheel-drive Apex chassis, the Scion Racing tC Rocket Bunny replica comes fully assembled and Ready-to-Run with factory installed Reedy brushless power and a Reedy WolfPack 6-cell battery...
  • Where can I get Nitrorcx.com coupons? How can I use Nitrorcx.com Coupon Codes?
    on Oct 5, 2008
    About Nitrorcx.com NitroRCX.com as one of the cheapest place tobuy toys for outdoor & indoor fun. Find the best, the newest GasRC Cars, Electric RC Cars, Gas RC Trucks, Electric RC Airplanes,Gas RC Airplanes, Electric RC Helicopter, RC Tanks, RC Boat...
  • Battery Pack or Gas powered Radio Controlled Car?
    on Oct 1, 2008
    If you are building a radio controlled car, you will be facedwith choices every step of the way. You will have to decide howto build the model, how to incorporate the radio transmitter,and how you want to paint it. You will also have to decide how yo...
  • A guide to gas driven RC vehicles
    on Sep 30, 2008
    RC or radio-controlled cars, which run on a nitro methane-basedfuel or glow fuel, allow great power and performance. Gaspowered RC cars are often highly customizable, allowinghobbyists to use a array of engines and design category. Thereare even diff...
  • 5 Top Factors: Buying a New Or Used RC Model
    on Sep 29, 2008
    Buying a new or used RC model car is a rewarding and excitingprocess. Gas or electric? Truck or car? Helicopter or plane?There are many considerations you must address before makingthese decisions. However, there are 5 top factors that will helpyou o...
  • The R/C Specialist
    on Aug 10, 2008
    The world's premier supplier of radio control models.rcx-hobbies.com has been serving R/C modelers since 1994 and iswidely known for its professional, premium service atcompetitive prices. r/c, rc, hobbies, model, hobby, radio control, radio, control...
  • Jot Down Your RC Car's Numbers
    on Aug 10, 2008
    Think of the most important tool you need for your RC car bothon and off track. If you answered the motor, tires or batterythen you didn't get it right. Perhaps, the mentioned objectshave their own designated purpose and task for a remotecontrolled c...
  • Fast & furious nitro powered remote control car!
    on Jul 6, 2008
    The fastest and most exciting category, gas powered remotecontrol cars can go as fast as 50 - 60+ miles per hour. The 1/8gas cars go 70 - 80 mph in racing competitions. Also callednitro RemoteControl Car because the hobby fuel used contains nitrometh...
  • RC Nitro Monster Trucks
    on Jun 27, 2008
    RC nitro monster trucks may very well be the fastest growingsegment in the world of RC vehicles. The reason for the surge inpopularity probably stems from the fact that RC nitro monstertrucks have steadily improving in performance over the years. Inf...
  • Having The Fastest RC Car - Which Are Best And 6 Essential Speed
    on May 15, 2008
    The first thing everyone wants to know when buying a radiocontrolled car: which are the fastest RC cars? If you arelooking for a long-distance radio controlled racing car, gasmodels are known to keep up the speed for a longer amount oftime. Nitro car...
  • Building An RC Drag Car Racing Track
    on May 2, 2008
    RC drag car racing can turn a fun hobby into a profitablebusiness and it's not as difficult as you might imagine. Ofcourse, building a quality RC drag car racing track does requiresome cash in the bank.Finding a smooth, level area is the first consid...
Close