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August 30, 2014
 

The Evolution of RC Batteries – FREE Article

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Written by: Jeff Eveleigh

If you’re new to this great hobby, most of this article won’t make sense; but if you’ve been a toy car veteran of a decade or two, this read should bring back some fond (or not-so-fond) memories of a time when RC batteries owned you – not the other way around. I’m talking about the beloved sub-c cells we all used to labor over: cycling, matching, soldering, charging, discharging; then wash, rinse, repeat. It was a tedious time for hobby energy, and anyone who paid their dues back then has probably fully embraced today’s cell chemistries’ ease of use.

 

Read the full Retro Battery Article by clicking the link below. You’ll also get a chance to preview the digital platform of Velocity RC Magazine.

www.vrcmag.com/free_articles/VRC_012_Battery-History_Free

Check below for other great content from VRC Magazine Issue #12

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VRC_012 Contents

Reviews
• Team Associated B5M
• Tamiya TA05 VDF Drift
• Hobby Pro USA PRS1

Features
• Retro Battery History Lesson– How we got here from there.
• Paint with Chalkboard Paint.
• Driving Positions – How you hold your radio tells all.
• Adam Drake Talks Clutch Basics.
• Project Baja – This much orange has to be awesome.
• X-Dyno – We test REDS team engine. It goes fast.
• Win Free Stuff!

More
• Professional editorial
• Babble from the editors
• News from the web
• Tips from the pro’s
• Your rides made famous
• Your videos made famous’er
• Action photography like no other
• A picture of Ms. VRC… and tons more

Summer has started. The beer is cold (or soda), and the outdoor season is in full swing. Will nitro ever come back to glory? Does electric racing have enough “staying power?” Will Dumb and Dumber 2 be as good as the first? Some of these questions are answered in this issue. Others will never be answered. Join the digital revolution and download this issue. It’s just $1.99/issue or subscribe for $9.99 for an entire year!

 



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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