Photos tips for cell-phone cameras

by | Monday, February 19, 2024 |
Take better photos with a phone's camera!

Cell-phones take pictures rivaling a DSLR of just a few years ago. This brief how-to shares an insider's approach to taking product photos suitable for professional use.

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Extreme Flight 48in Edge 540 guide

by | Wednesday, February 28, 2024 |
Yee-haw! In the right hands, this 48" Edge 540 is a weapon in the 3D battle

They say danger lurks in small, brightly colored packages, and this thing is as quick as a viper striking prey! If your goal is to invent new maneuvers, then this is the tool for you!

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Pro tips for improving your ARF

by | Tuesday, February 27, 2024 |

At last! The how-to tricks employed by veteran builders, the real secrets for improving your latest ARF and bringing it up the very highest of standards and expectations - yours!

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How to guide a rocket using servos

by | Friday, January 5, 2024 |
Launching a guided servo-controlled rocket to more than Mach 1

Servos may be used to guide rockets, and this is a fascinating insider’s look at one equipped with ProModeler servos going faster than Mach 1 and seeing 14Gs at launch!

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Arrma Mojave guide

by | Friday, December 1, 2023 |
A brief how-to guide for the best servo for an Arrma Mojave

To the question of, 'Which servo is best for a Mojave?', everyone has an opinion. The usual answer is, 'It depends!", so this how-to is about selecting the right servo for yours!

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Modeltech Dragon Lady 60 servos

by | Wednesday, November 22, 2023 |
On buying good servos without breaking the bank

An oldie but goodie, these come up for sale occasionally. It's a favorite with modelers for good reason. We show you how to equip it with the right servos for your budget!

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ProModeler vs JR DS8711

by | Sunday, November 5, 2023 |
when you want the best servo to replace a JR DS8711, ProModeler has several!

The venerable JR DS8711, released back in 2006, isn't just long in tooth, but superseded by several ProModeler servos. We help you pick the one best for you!

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Hangar 9 60cc Pitts S-2B servos

by | Sunday, October 29, 2023 |
Want the best servos for the 60cc Hanagar 9 S-2B

The best servos for your Hangar 9 Pitts S-2B? It depends on if you're a duffer, a smooth IMAC maven, or into aggressive XA flight. We guide you in your decision.

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TEKNO SCT 410 2.0 servo

by | Sunday, October 22, 2023 |
What's the best servo for my Tekno SCT 410 V2.0?

Representing a giant leap in the 410 short course truck development, the 2.0 is a leap forward from the 410.3 . . . not just evolutionary but revolutionary!

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Flex Innovations Mamba 120cc servos

by | Monday, October 16, 2023 |
Considerations when selecting the best servos for you!

Quique's design of the 120cc Mamba is a beast. Equipping it the right way can be tricky, so we help guide you into what you really need in the way of servos. How? By showing you a customer's approach to equipping his.

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Servo arms for 1/10th scale rigs

by | Sunday, October 15, 2023 |
How to select servos and arms for 1/10th scale rigs

With so many servos and arms on the market, how do you pick the best servo for your 1/10th scale rig? This brief article explores the ins and outs of how-to get the best one for your needs.

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Pilot RC Extra NG 103" servos

by | Friday, October 13, 2023 |
Selecting servos for your 33% Pilot RC Extra NG 103" model

Selecting servos for your 120cc powered Pilot RC Extra NG 103" can be tricky. Here's a brief how-to on equipping a 33% model depending on if you’re a duffer, an IMAC maven, or God’s gift to XA-flying!

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CARF Diablo 3D servos

by | Thursday, October 12, 2023 |

With the Mephisto, CARF created a stir in the acrobatic jet world. To a groundswell of demand for something more compact, the nimble Diablo 3D (using the same vector), soon followed.

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How many Amps can the servo connector handle?

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2023 |

How much current will the universal 3-pin connector handle? 3.5A continuous, 5A intermittent. At a point in time where individual servos may draw more than 10A, it's worth considering, and adopting tactical solutions. We explain how!

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On rebuilding damaged DS505s

by | Sunday, September 24, 2023 |

Have you ever wondered what goes into rebuilding a damaged servo? It's quite simple but unless you do everything right you're going to piss your money away.

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Receiver power for 33% and 42% aircraft.

by | Sunday, July 2, 2023 |
Is there a better way to power avionics in 33% and 42% aircraft?

Spending money for box system adds a lot of complexity and dependencies so that just one component failure means the model is toast. There's a better way to add redundancy!

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