'Hobby' Category

Bicycle Trailer Power Pull!

Using the E-Bike kit to make pulling a trailer easy I’ve had the E-bike kit for a couple weeks now and it’s certainly changed biking for me. One of the most exciting things I’ve been able to do is have it work together with our bike trailer. Here’s a quick video of it in action:

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AR.Drone Brushless Motors

The popular AR.Drone uses 4 brushless motors. The Drone motors are available from places like amazon for about the price you expect for a brushless motor and controller, if not cheaper at around $40. If you’ve been buying RC’s from walmart you may think that’s a lot of cash. If you’ve ever purchased a real […]

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Fastest Brushless Car

This year we’ll see the birth of the Fastest Brushless Car out of the box: the Traxxas XO-1 supercar. The powerhouse that will drive this RC car faster than another is a mamba monster on steroids and 6 lipo cells which come with the car. So all you’re needing is an iPod touch or iPhone […]

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Few More Waterproof RC Trucks

Manufacturers are following Traxxas’ lead as the list of Waterproof RC trucks continues to grow. The latest edition to the list is of waterproof RC’s is the Duratrax Evader Brushless 2.4GHz RTR.

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Dual VXL Summit Review

After having a lot of success with my single vxl Summit last year, I decided to try making a dual vxl Summit. Setting up a twin vxl summit is pretty easy. You just use two VXL systems and reverse the white blue wires on one of the motors:

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Super Turbo Elite 800 Turbo Vs. Economy

I’ve been able to play around with the Super Turbo 800 and the Watt’s Up Meter and discover some interesting findings. When I first got the scooter I wasn’t really sure what mode was turbo and what mode was economy. After hooking up the meter I got a much better idea of the differences between […]

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Super Turbo 1000-Lithium

I love the Super turbo 1000-Lithium! As an electric RC enthusiast I always laugh when people ask if my cars are gas powered. I always think, “No, they’re better than gas powered.” The same level of quality has come to electric scooters and a great example is the Super turbo 1000-Lithium.

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1/10 Scale Motor in Monster Trucks

This winter I’ve been experimenting using a Single VXL system designed for use in 1/10 scale vehicles to see how it performs in monster trucks. I’ve done a lot of different gearing and I’ve found that if it’s cold enough the 1/10 scale Traxxas VXL motor does just fine! The Gearing that works best I’ve […]

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RC Standing Backflips

Savage Flux Standing Backflips E-Revo Standing Backflips With brushless power, it’s easy for most RC trucks to do standing backflips. The E-Revo and Flux are just a couple quick examples. Lipo power helps as it keeps the truck light and delivers the highest burst voltage. It doesn’t have to be expensive either to get a […]

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Traxxas Titan: 309.99 Shipped

Wondering how you can get the Traxxas Titan shipped to you right after it’s released for just $309.99? It’s easy, and since the release keeps getting pushed back it means you have plenty of time to go through the process. All you’ve got to do is sign up to be a Tower Hobbies club Member. […]

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