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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22 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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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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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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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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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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How large is the largest RC car?
We’re looking at how large the largest RC cars are along with the other benefits of going with a large-scale RC car or truck.
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What Is the best RC car for under $400?
Want to choose the best RC car for under $400? Take a look at our top 5 picks for RC cars under $400.
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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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