Posted by RC Masters on 20th Jan 2013
Have you tried this RC hobby and are somewhat intimidated?
You may feel like there’s so much you need to learn and you may not know a lot about. Well, no need to fuss. Here, you will understand how RC cars work, learn about fast fixes and race-saving solutions to the most common hang-ups and problems related to both electric and nitro RC. This guide will offer valuable, must-know advice for any RC situation, from diagnosing the problem and providing basic troubleshooting technique, you can never go wrong.
An RC that stops running, is unresponsive or just won’t really work can be so frustrating. But more often than not, it’s caused by something very simple and knowing basic troubleshooting techniques could pretty much solve your case. So before you get discouraged why not try looking at the most common reasons and consider fixing these trouble areas first. Always check the obvious, like the batteries and switches. It would help if you can eliminate the simple problems first before attempting even complicated repairs and adjustments.
Nitro Remote Control vehicles are some of the most popular variants in the RC hobby. Nitro refers to the fuel that powers these vehicles—Nitro Fuel also known as Glow Fuel or Hobby Fuel. RC Cars, Trucks, Helicopters, Planes and Boats can be powered by engines feeding on Nitro Fuel. This type of fuel is a mixture of nitromethane, methanol and [...]
Are you the type of person who loves smoke and noise? Do you have a passion for extremely fast cars? Well, you might just be obsessed with nitro RC vehicles and must feel a bit stumped especially when you’re new to the nitro RC world. It’s not much of a fuss as long as you follow the necessary precautions and avoid [...]
In the RC industry, fuel and batteries play a significant role in running the RC technology. We know how important batteries are, whether electric or nitro you would simply need batteries or battery packs for the electric unit and its controller. Traditionally, RC cars have been powered by Nimh battery packs. But recent technological advancements paved the way to the [...]
We know how important batteries are in the RC industry. Whether you’ve just quickly developed a passion for the hobby or you’re already a regular racer you would simply understand that electric RC cars rely on batteries or battery packs. With electric RCs the runtime is dependent both on how long the battery lasts and how long it takes to [...]
New to the world of RC vehicles? Don’t fret. We know there are a lot of factors you should look into and here you will learn everything you need to know about electric RC cars. To start off, make it a habit to go over your car regularly. Always check the nuts and bolts for tightness (especially the engine [...]
When you hear the words remote control cars, the first thing that will come to mind might be a toy-grade RC vehicle for kids. The ones that you can possibly buy for less than $100 and won’t really survive backyard bashing or track racing. Well, here we will talk about the hobby-grade kind of RC models. The kinds that would [...]
Remote Control Cars have definitely come a long way since the 60s when functional radio control units were introduced. From being sold as kits with hundreds of parts to be assembled in years past to many Ready to Run units available today, the options RC hobbyists currently have is abundant. Since there are different types of RC Cars being sold [...]
You might have been at the track once and experienced the thrill and excitement of racing or you probably know someone who introduced you to this new fixation. But whatever the reason is if you’re new to the hobby, you will most likely need help in choosing the best car to suit you. Before you jump into the world [...]
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