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RC Engine Reassembly

Now that your engine has been fully dismantled, it's time to replace any worn parts. In my engine all that was required was a new piston and sleeve. Yours may differ. If your engine failed...

RC Engine Teardown

You'll eventually run into an engine that just flat won't run anymore, and if it has a fair bit of sentimental value and/or is expensive to replace, rebuilding it is a viable option. Here's how to do that...

Mod Your Transmitter For LiPo

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to easily modify your existing transmitter to use a LiPo battery

How To Create Gate Markers For Crawling

Gate markers are a commonly used item in competition rock crawling, but few just-for-fun crawler guys even know about them or what they are used for. In competition crawling events, they are used to mark where checkpoints are...

How To Make Body Washers

Tired of your body post punching through that new, freshly painted rc body of yours? This tip is a simple way to help prevent this from happening, which will extend the life of your RC body.

How To Cut Tire Foams

For those who don't know, tire foams are pieces of circular foam that fit into the tire to give it support since most RC tires aren't pneumatic, or filled with air. This is a step by step guide...

How To Store RC Tires

People that are new to the RC hobby may not realize how big of deal it is to store your tires correctly, especially if you are planning on decent performance from them. This article will show you a couple different ways...

How To Store Your RC Car

Storing your car - what's the big deal? What could hurt it while it just sits there, not even being driven? Well, a lot of things can happen to your RC car while it is in storage.

Model Kit Cars

f1 model car kit

Find out the inside scoop to collecting model kit cars in this information-packed article. Model car history, the most popular model kit cars, and model kit scales are all covered in this introduction to model cars.

Model Kit Boats

model kit boat

Model ships can be made from a variety of types and depending on the maker can be very detailed. In today's collector driven market you can find a model of just about any boat produced.

Model Kit Planes

model kit plane

The hobby of model planes is one that can be shared between kids and adults alike. From the simple static model aircraft to the more advanced hobbyist, there is a model kit for your needs.

Model Kit Motorcycles

model kit motorcycle

Motorcyle model kits are as popular now as they have ever been. They allow hobbysits to create replicas of their real-world counterparts. Find out the history behind some of the most popular motorcycle manufacturers...

Model Kit Helicopters

model kit helicopter

Helicopter enthusiasts are always looking for that next way to get up close and personal to their favorite flying form of transportation. It might not be the real thing but modern helicopter kits can...

Model Kit Trucks

model kit truck

Model truck collecting is a popular hobby for millions of people. The collection, assembly, and display of model kit trucks is enjoyed by young boys playing with their first toy truck to serious collectors...

Diecast Cars Trucks and Motorcycles

diecast motorcycle

Some people collect only one particular type, while others collect several different types of diecast models. There are a great many different toys made of diecast that are collected. Find out about them all in this article.