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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45 Articles
Why I Don’t Buy RC Paint from a General Hobbies Shop
: An RC hobbies shop specializes in radio control, offering the depth of RC product and experienced help you can’t get at a general hobbies shop.
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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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Why 1/10 Scale is the Most Common RC Scale Size
Ever wonder what is the most common RC scale size or what is considered the standard RC scale? We’ll answer that here and explain why this scale has become the most popular.
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Take RC Indoors with Mini Scale RC!
Looking to race or crawl over obstacles, but don’t have much space? Mini Scale RC cars and trucks are great for indoor adventures in 1/16, 1/18, and 1/24 scale.
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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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RC Lowriders – History, Design, and Culture
RC lowriders are new to the RC car scene, but the dedication and creativity of RC lowrider enthusiasts has allowed the hobby to “hop” into the hearts of many.
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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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