Hobbico / Great Planes Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy- Do you care?

There are two main distributors in the USA that keep your hobby shop stocked, and generally control the industry as most of the products sold in the US go through either one. Over the years they’ve changed a bit. They went fr...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

Traxxas Rally – The art of 10 screws

Never would I have thought that 10 screws would make me happy (steel ones). During the studio photography for the Traxxas Rally RTR, I remembered how easy it was to take this chassis apart. To illustrate, I broke out my cordles...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

This Week in RC – Derek Edition V3

Every week I bring to you what I think is important, or is cool, or what I just feel like sharing with you. This week we’re all about some teasing, so new kits, some tires, and a cat video.   Pro-Line Is a Tease. If ...
by Derek Buono
 

 

 

Pre-cut is Awesome

I’ll admit that I’m terrible at cutting out bodies. Back in the day of touring cars I’d be better off throwing the body in a ninja sharp fan than me having to take scissors to it. While building my Tamiya Rall...
by Derek Buono
 

 
 

F1 is like Boobies?

I am a huge fan of Formula 1. Why the RC class has had trouble launching into superstar status is baffling really. They are scale, fast, and pretty cheap to run. Recently, Jeff asked me to take some shots for an article that re...
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All In A Days Work- National Champ, Ken Block, and an RTR Shoot

Sometimes a Thursday in the summer can be boring. Other times, it’s a race to be in 12 places at once. This morning I prepped the Arrma Fury for a photo shoot. As the 2000mah NIMH (yes they still make those) peaked and go...
by Derek Buono