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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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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...

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Servos for the Hangar 9 OV-10 Bronco

by | Saturday, July 10, 2021 |
There's doing it, and then doing it right!

Lots of ways to skin the cat servo-wise. This brief guide steps you through what you need both in terms of servos, and with regard to extensions and batteries to customize your Bronco.

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X-MAXX-standard servos

by | Tuesday, July 6, 2021 |
Selecting a standard servo for the X-Maxx

The stock servo isn't strong enough, the metal gear upgrade they offer isn't powerful enough, what's a fellow to do who just wants to have fun? Choose from three standard-size servo alternatives and sort this problem for good!

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60-class servos

by | Saturday, June 26, 2021 |
Servos for the Extreme Flight 60-class model

Selecting servos for your next 60-class 3D model from Extreme Flight is either a matter of doing what others say, or thoughtfully deciding whether - for your style - you prefer speed, power, or both!

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Servo, 1/8th scale comp buggy

by | Friday, April 2, 2021 |
Servo for a scale comp buggy

Selecting the best steering servo for a big fast competition buggy like the TEKNO EB48 2.0 isn't a slam dunk decision. They suggest 300oz-in but the decision is more complicated. What's best? Depends.

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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...

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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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