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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26 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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How To Glue RC Tires
Learn how to get perfectly mounted tires every time.
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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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How to Choose RC Tires
When it comes to RC tires, the options can feel endless. In this RC tire guide, our RC experts will break down what to look for when choosing the best RC tires.
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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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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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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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