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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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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It’s Good to Be “King of the Streets”
King of the Streets represents a fast-growing segment of RC competition called No Prep Street Outlaw Drag Racing. No Prep means that the racing surface is left unprepared to simulate normal street conditions (although blowing it off is acceptable).
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Horizon Hobby Partners with Front Row Motorsports
Horizon Hobby, LLC (“Horizon Hobby”) is teaming up with FRM (“Front Row Motorsports”) with a three-race partnership with Daytona 500 winner, Michael McDowell. Races with the partnership car will happen on June 26th and 27th at the Pocono Raceway where Horizon will feature the ARRMA® brand livery and July 18th at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
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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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The Five Best RC Questions for New Enthusiasts to Ask Themselves
Here are our 5 best tips for those of you new to the RC hobby and wanting to join in on the fun!
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ARRMA GRANITE VOLTAGE Battery and Charger Upgrade Options - Horizon Insider Tech Talk
ARRMA GRANITE VOLTAGE Battery and Charger Upgrade Video
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Pro-Line Big Bore Scaler Shocks
Calling all Scale-Crawler owners! We have found your next must-have upgrade part!
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How to: Fly a Commercial Airline with LiPo Batteries
Understanding best practices for safely transporting LiPo batteries on commercial airlines.
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Wattage vs Amperage
Learn about wattage and amperage and RC battery charging basics.
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Horizon Hobby® Acquires PROTOform Race Bodies
PROTOform Race Bodies joins the Horizon Hobby lineup of radio control brands.
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What is RTR?
Kyle helps clarify the various definitions of Ready-to-Run (or RTR) and what it means to you, the customer.
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S150 Smart vs Prophet Sport Mini!
It's an economy charger showdown! In this RC charger comparison, Tom Cogswell and Kyle Roberts talk economy RC chargers.
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