• The Benefits of Brushed Motors

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    Brushed motors are commonly used in entry-level, base version, and vintage-style RC vehicles. However, just because they’re fairly commonplace doesn’t mean that everyone likes them: in fact, most RC enthusiasts prefer brushless motors instead! Which motor type is “better” really depends on the specific vehicle in question, the conditions you’re using the vehicle under, and the performance you’re hoping to get out of the...
  • My RC Car Says It’s Waterproof… Can I Submerge It?

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    So, you’ve just received a new RC car and it claims it’s “waterproof”. How trustworthy is that statement? Well, think of these “waterproof” claims as you would a company’s advertised internet speeds. Could it be waterproof? Sure! Will it be? Probably not. Most “waterproof” RC cars would be more accurately described as “splashproof”. You can run them through puddles or while it’s raining, but if...
  • How to Make Your RC Body Shell Last Longer

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    The exact definition of “bashing” varies depending on who you ask. To some, bashing is simply driving your favorite RC around, without abiding by any strict sets of rules or regulations (like you would in a race). Casual driving? That’s bashing! However, there’s also another type of bashing, and this is likely the type you’ve seen on YouTube. Taking your RC car to the...