RC Car & Truck Blog Articles

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Are you a radio control car, truck, or buggy enthusiast? Or maybe you’re just getting started in the world of surface RC? In either case, we’ve got you covered with our RC car blogs. Our experts cover a variety of topics for expert and beginner RC car drivers from product selection and modifications to accessorizing for asphalt or dirt. Check out our RC car and RC truck blogs frequently for the latest information.

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35 Articles
Horizon Hobby Returns to Front Row Motorsports and Michael McDowell
Horizon Hobby, a global leader in RC products, will again return to Front Row Motorsports (FRM) for the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series season.
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Five Tips for Getting Started in RC Racing
Learn how to get started in RC racing, from choosing the right car to finding a place where you can compete with other drivers.
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Are Used RC Cars for Sale Really Bargains?
These tips for evaluating used RC cars for sale can help you save money, avoid surprises, and get the model of your dreams.
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What Is the Best RC Car for Teaching STEM to Kids?
The best RC car for STEM lessons will increase a student’s engagement by making learning active and fun.
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Rediscover the Joy of Hobbies with Remote Control Cars
Check out today’s remote control cars. Modern technologies make them faster, stronger, and easier to operate than the RC cars you had as a child.
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Choosing Your First RC Car: A Quick-Start Guide
Buying your first RC car can be a tough and time-consuming decision so here’s a handy quick-start guide!
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How To Paint RC Car Bodies
Are you wondering how to paint your new clear RC body? Follow the steps to achieve the paint scheme of your dreams.
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Sharing the RC Auto Hobby with Kids: Popular Remote Control Cars for Girls
Learn how to choose age appropriate remote control cars for girls with this guide to RC autos that go beyond being pink.
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NASCAR driver Michael McDowell has always been racing.
NASCAR driver Michael McDowell has always been racing. He started with RC as a kid and his love of racing turned into a NASCAR career.
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Size and Performance Differences of Larger Scale RC Cars
Discover the differences in size and performance in larger scale RC cars and trucks when you go from 1/10 scale RC to 1/8 scale, 1/6 scale, and 1/5 scale RC cars and trucks.
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Can You Take LiPo Batteries on a Plane? 2023 Updates
Wondering if you can take LiPo batteries on a plane? You’re not alone. Flying with LiPo batteries is possible if you plan ahead and follow the guidelines from the FAA and TSA.
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How to Build Your Own RC Car
Learn how to build your own RC car in this blog from Horizon Hobby.
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