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
What is the Meaning of RTR in RC Cars?
When it comes to RC cars, there are a lot of acronyms. Here we will talk about the classic RTR definition and the true RTR meaning in the world of the RC hobby.
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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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Best RC Gifts of 2022
Looking for a unique gift for someone who likes cars or planes? Horizon Hobby has the best RC gifts of 2022 here with some great gift ideas for those new to RC or hobby veterans.
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Spektrum Servo Designation Guide | RC Servos
Learn all about the Spektrum servo designations here. From A to H to S, we'll explain what the letters and numbers on your Spektrum RC servo mean and how you can apply the RC servo to your RC fun.
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What Is the Best Beginner RC Car?
Are you looking at RC vehicles for the first time and wondering what is the best beginner RC car? We'll break it down for you!
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RC Cars for Sale
Looking for a fast RC car? Wondering which RC car is the fastest on different terrain? We've got all the details here in our Buyer's Guide for fast RC cars, trucks, buggies, and more!
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Get the Drift!
RC drifting is an exciting hobby enjoyed by many. Learn more about what it takes to make an RC drift car or what to look for when purchasing as well as some great tips on how to make your first drift.
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Remote Control Cars for Adults
Hobby quality remote control cars are very different than the toys you might remember playing with from a department store as a kid. Remote control cars for adults are bigger, faster, and more durable than yesterday's toy models. If you like cars, check out the world of RC cars for adults!
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The Best First RC Car for Beginners
Are you looking for that best first RC car for yourself or someone else new to the surface RC hobby? Well today, we’re going to show you our pick for the best RC car for beginners, and it’s the ARRMA® GRANITE™ VOLTAGE™.
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The Ultimate Beginner Guide to Getting Started With RC Cars
Here’s a helpful beginner guide with the answers to many frequently asked questions about getting started with RC Cars.
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Fun RC Activities For the Whole Family
Many families have flocked to radio-control hobbies as a safe, fun way to get outdoors. And the hobby never needs to feel stale. Keep reading to learn about outside-the-box activities to help keep the RC spark alive for people of all ages.
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