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Advice for aspiring R/C backyard bashers

There are two types of people who play with R/C cars: serious racers and backyard bashers. Racers are the one’s who start with an RTR or build-it-yourself kit and commence to customize their car for better acceleration, traction, and overall performance. They assemble their own tires, balance the wheels (on a 1/10 scale car!) tune […]

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I’ve become the kid’s R/C mechanic

For Father’s Day I celebrated by getting both kids an R/C car for their own. Since then they’ve broken pieces and we’ve visited the local hobby shop many times. This is not a bad thing and it was all good clean fun. When they break I’ve been showing the kids how to take apart different components […]

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Having hobbies is a good thing

Anyone who’s even given my blog a quick look can see that I’m all about my amusements. For the longest time that has been photography. I still love taking and sharing photos but lately I’ve been consumed with a new old hobby. Radio controlled 1/10 scale cars! Vroom VROOM BABY! Ahem. I’d first gotten into […]