Night Man – RC Therapy

RC is a mixed bag. It can be a solo sport, or a social sport. While testing the Duratrax Evader Brushless, I decided to take a run at night. I needed a stress relief and a mindless 20 minutes of ripping smile-inducing wheelies ...
by Derek Buono
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Build Day – My fingers hurt – Tamiya F104v2

I’ll be honest, I haven’t really built a kit in a long time. So when I sat down today to start the build of the Tamiya F104v2, I got pretty excited. Tamiya F1 bodies are insanely detailed and I started with the body...
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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
 

 

 

Hobby Fragmentation – Death of RC?

Hobby Fragmentation The other day I was talking to a manufacturer who I hadn’t spoken with in a long time. It was a quick “Hey, what’s up?” call to reintroduce him to what we call “a magazine.” His reply to my askin...
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The Return of HPI Racing- Should You Care?

Many might not even know the long twisted fate of HPI Racing at all, let alone that they technically died. So this new teaser video from HPI was released to get people pumped up on HPI, but will anybody care? At this point, you...
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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