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Rip Van Winkle, on returning to RC

by | Friday, September 4, 2020 |
Gone for 30 years? On what you've missed.

30 years is a long time in the world of technology, and RC has been no exception in advancing at a rapid pace. This brief article endeavors to help bring you up to speed regarding what you've missed!

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Outfitting a 30cc Ultra Stick with servos

by | Friday, May 1, 2020 | 0 comment(s)

A wide range of servos are suitable for this versatile model but getting the right one involves honestly evaluating yourself as a modeler to keep from farting away more than you should, or to be happy with your choice.

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On using a gyro for rudder

by | Friday, February 28, 2020 |

If you've never flown a short coupled model equipped with a tail wheel, then it's quite likely you've never experienced the joy of taking off 90° to your initial heading. As pilots, we all know at some point take off includes a 'shoving the throttle forward' phase, and with the Pitts Special, a representation of the biplane popularized by designer Curtis Pitts, anything but perfect technique could mean a ground loop or a trip toward the weeds. Note; his 1943 design was considered revolutionary...

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How to improve the Freewing Mig-29

by | Friday, November 6, 2020 |
You spent a lot for this beauty, now learn how to make it better in three easy steps!

The Freewing Mig-29 Fulcrum is a gorgeous reproduction of the real thing. However, reports of trouble in paradise may give some pause. Fortunately, addressing potential shortfalls with traditional modeling techniques is easy. We show you how in 3 easy steps.

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On big bipes and selecting servos

by | Monday, November 25, 2019 |
Servos - good, better, or best?

Ready to spend $700-800 on servos? Worried about making a mistake? Would you like to discover how to select the right servo for 'you' and at the same time maybe save big money?

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ProStand - a user report

by | Wednesday, July 31, 2019 |

Happy with his ProStand purchase, Bob McDaniel of St. Leonard, MD paid us quite a compliment by saying he'd put aside both home-brew plywood and flimsy foam commercial fuselage stands in favor of ours. His point being he felt we'd created the perfect fuselage stand. Coming from such a highly experienced modeler - that was music to our ears! As background; both old fashioned plywood and commercial foam stands suffer a few problems. A big one being reliance on sticky-back foam weatherstrip at the...

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Brotherly Love

by | Wednesday, March 7, 2018 |
A story of two brothers

When I received this nice photo of a 62" AJ Models Acuity from Nick Ziegler following his review of our DS160CLHV mini-class servos I wanted to share.

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1/10th 2.2 Sport

by | Saturday, March 3, 2018 |
Comp crawling tips and tricks

Thommy Greer shares tips and tricks for setting up the 1/10th sport crawler with which he's placed 4th and then 3rd at Disney's Crawl-A-Palooza.

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