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New upgrades for our Trail Finder 2 RTR

New upgrades for our Trail Finder 2 RTR

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

R/C upgrades, is there anything better? Well, maybe buying a new kit, but upgrades and option parts are a big part of R/C. By adding a few option parts you can make your popular RTR vehicle stand out from the crowd. One of our favorite aspects of the R/C hobby is spending quality time at the workbench adding upgrades and customizing. We had so much fun on...

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Castle Creations CC BEC 2.0 Install

Castle Creations CC BEC 2.0 Install

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Does your ESC stall out in hard binds with your high torque steering servo? Wish you had a little more power in your steering set-up overall? Castle Creations has just the part you need to solve your steering woes. One of the most common problem when running a high torque steering servo is the draw on the internal BEC of the ESC in hard binds, especially...

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 7

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 7

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Tech | 1 comment

Welcome to the final blog entry for our Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer kit build. In this installment of the build, we will cover painting and detailing the 1986 Blazer body. Vaterra did a great job with the details and overall looks of this body. They even include a plastic chrome plated grille that mounts to the Lexan body for added scale realism. We went...

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Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 6

Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer Kit Build – Part 6

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Tech | 0 comments

Welcome to Part 6 of our Vaterra Ascender K5 Blazer kit build. In the previous installments of this kit build we covered assembling the transmission, axles, and chassis. Now, it is time to install the axles and suspension under the chassis, which is exactly what we will be covering in Part 6. Ready to get your wrench on?   Everything required to...

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Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 7

Axial SCX10 II Build – Part 7

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Tech | 1 comment

Welcome to the final installment of our Axial SCX10 II kit build. Now that we have a functioning scale R/C vehicle, all we need is some paint to bring that classic Jeep Cherokee body to life. In this article we will cover trimming, painting, and detailing the Lexan body. We planned to keep the paint fairly simple since we want it to look like a Jeep you...

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