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February 20, 2013
 

Kit Building 101 – Righty Tighty, Lefty Loosey

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Written by: Jeff Eveleigh

Have you ever wanted to punch an RTR in the face? They’re amazingly good for our hobby but anyone who hasn’t built a kit doesn’t know what they are missing. Getting up close and personal with hundreds of random parts from your miniature racer is half the fun of this hobby. For many, kit building is more fun than actually driving (not for us though! We love to assemble things but driving is still more fun in our books). VRC_006 is just around the corner and we have an article loaded with tips on building kits. Screw A into hole B; now where did I leave that titanium nitride coated flux capacitor?



About the Author

Jeff Eveleigh
Jeff Eveleigh
Jeff Eveleigh– Founded XXX Main Racing in 1998 and changed the way the industry thought about RC car videos and graphics. Jeff has also been an integral part of the hobby for 25 years with over two decades of retail hobby store experience as well as being a leading technical editor for Xtreme RC Cars Magazine for over 10 years.



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