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2014 Black Friday RC Car Deals

2014 Black Friday RC Car DealsBlack Friday 2014 is quickly approaching and as we’ve done for the past few years, we’ll be posting all the RC car deals we can find, right here! Last year we had over 40 different RC online retailers offering huge Black Friday discounts on everything RC. Many online shops don’t post their sales until Thanksgivings Day or even Black Friday morning, so be sure to keep checked this page for continuous updates. Also, don’t forget to check back on Cyber Monday for even more sales! Read more…

 
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RC Car Action Magazine December 2014

RC Car Action Magazine December 2014In the latest issue of Radio Control Car Action Magazine, the guys look at the re-released Tamiya Mountaineer, aka, the Tamiya Mountain Rider. Other reviews include the the Team Associated Apex Scion Greedy FR-S, Sworkz S350 BE1 Evolution Pro buggy, and the Caster Racing F18 mini RC short course truck. The December 2014 issue of RCCA also includes how to articles on adding a realistic driver to your RC car or truck, and getting to know the basics of nitro fuel. If you’d like to check out this issue of RC Car Action, get hopping to your local newsstand or order a subscription to this great RC car magazine. Read more…

 
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World’s First 200mph RC Car


Unless you’ve over living under a rock for the past decade, you’ve probably heard of Nic Case and his speed record breaking RC cars. It was over eight years ago when Nic made his mark with his custom build ENTC3 at the RC Car Action Magazine’s Worlds Fastest RC Car Challenge with an amazing 134.4mph run. Since then Nic has been charging full steam ahead, going faster and faster until this past weekend where he ran an amazing 202.02mph. That makes it the first RC car to achieve a top speed run over 200mph! Congrats! The only question that remains is how long will it take to hit 300mph? Read more…

 
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Traxxas Link App Now Available For Android Devices

Traxxas Link App Now Available For Android DevicesLong available for Apple iOS devices, the Traxxas Link App is now available for Android devices as well! Traxxas Link for Android offers exciting features to exploit the full capabilities of the TQi Radio System, TQi Telemetry Expander with optional GPS module, and DTS-1 Drag Timing System. Traxxas Link features support for Android equipped devices and is optimized for use with the Traxxas Link Wireless Module. Read more…

 
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Tamiya

Tamiya RCThe Tamiya Corporation was founded in Shizuoka, Japan in 1946 by the late Yoshio Tamiya. Back then it was not the giant RC car and model company you know today. Believe it or not, Tamiya originally started as a sawmill and lumber supply business. A year later, Tamiya began selling scale model ships out of the wood they were producing. By 1953, Tamiya had completely stopped selling architectural lumber to focus solely on model making. With wooden models becoming less popular, and plastic models taking their place, in 1959, Tamiya began manufacturing their very own plastic models. Their first plastic model was of the Japanese battle ship, the Yamamoto. Read more…

 
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RC LED Resistor Calculator

RC LED Resistor CalculatorA frequently asked question is how to calculate the right resistors to use when building a custom LED light set. Although the math is fairly easy we’ve made things even easier with our RC LED resistor calculator. All you have to do is fill in the battery voltage you will be powering your LED lights from, the LED’s forward voltage and the LED’s current rating. The specs of the resistor you should use with your LED will appear below. The resulting calculations are for each resistor wired (in series) to each LED bulb you want to use. Read more…

 
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2013 Black Friday RC Car Deals

RC Black Friday 2013Black Friday 2013 is here! Last year we searched high and low to find all the greatest sales on RC cars and equipment, and since we received such rave reviews from those of you who were lucky enough to scoop a few of them up, we’re posting them once again, right here! Most online RC retailers only post their sales early Black Friday morning so keep checking back as we add more and more of them in the coming days including some awesome Cyber Monday RC car sales. Read more…

 
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RC Car Action Magazine June 1998

RC Car Action Magazine June 1998RC Car Action Magazine‘s June 1998 issue came jam packed with a huge assortment of RC car reviews and how to articles. Some of those include a shootout between the Team Associated RC10T3 and Losi XXT RC stadium trucks, tests of the Schumacher SST ’98 touring car, Traxxas Nitro Sport, Kyosho Petit Ten Mini Cooper and the Savage Sports Headhunter, and a tutorial on how to read old school battery labels. Last, but certainly not least, was a look at an awesome home built Top Fuel dragster! Get your own subscription to Radio Control Car Action here. Read more…

 
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Team Associated and LRP Split

Team Associated LRPTwo well known RC brands, Team Associated and LRP, announced today that they will no longer be working together on the consumer market. For many years Team Associated has been marketing and servicing LRP’s RC electronics products but the two brands have decided it is time to go their own separate ways. LRP will now be establishing LRP America which will take over the sales and service of their products while Team Associated will focus on selling their Reedy brand of RC electronics. All is not lost though, the two companies will continue to work together in an RC racing partnership.

 
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Memorial Day 2013 RC Sales

Memorial Day RC SalesBefore you drag your barbeque and cooler out of the garage to dust them off. Before you greet your crazy in-laws at the front door. And just after you give thanks to all the soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom, make sure you head over to your favorite RC manufacturer and hobby shop websites and take advantage of the massive sales a number of them are offering this Memorial Day weekend. Check out the list 2013 Memorial Day RC Sales after the jump and order up! Read more…

 
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