'Reviews' Category

Drift HD Ghost Review for RC

I’ve looked at POV cameras for a long time, but the one I decided would be my first was the Drift HD Ghost. Here’s a quick demo of how easy it goes onto a truck and why I love it: There’s a few reasons why it’s great for RC. It’s fairly small. You wouldn’t want […]

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2013 Snow Track

We got enough snow this year to create another snow track, the first since 2011. Here’s a few highlight videos to immortalize it:  Traxxas Summit Vs Traxxas E-Revo   Summit Backflips I learned that a Tekin RX8 has plenty of power to do backflips. I was honestly surprised the first time I pulled the trigger […]

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Free Flight 2.1 Review

Parrot released their new app a couple weeks ago: Free flight 2.1. It’s got some really cool features like where you can now do forward flips, back flips, & left flips along with the standard right flip. Why right flip was the standard that came first, I dunno.

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AR Drone 2.0 in High Winds

With all the sensors on the AR Drone 2.0 it does a great job of handling high winds…but it’s not perfect. Here you can see that with moderate wind the drone struggles to recover from a flip:

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Parrot AR Drone Warranty

You’ll have to look pretty hard to find any nice words about Parrot on the internet. They’ve made a fund product but not a very reliable one. Add to the situation that it’s a fairly successful product in terms of sales and you can see why Parrot doesn’t really ever mention a warranty. My Drone […]

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Parrot AR.Drone Under $260

I was excited to get the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 along with all it’s new features, but I was even more excited when I learned I could get it for under $260 before taxes.

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Best $20 Helicopter

The s107g helicopter is probably the best $20 I’ve ever spent on an RC. It’s durable to where it can withstand my kids retrieving it and the falls it takes when it gets too close to the ceiling. It’s been used so much I’m considering getting the additional parts kit with new fins for an […]

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Traxxas RC Funny Car

Today Traxxas announced their 1/8 scale RC Funny Car, a logical move after sponsoring the sport. The Funny Car  is their second 1/8 scale RC release and it looks like Traxxas is going to be keeping it on the asphalt for awhile with another car that you’re not going to be wanting to take off […]

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Waterproof RC Cars

There’s now a long list of waterproof RC Cars on the market. Traxxas was the leader in waterproof electronics and their high sales must have convinced the rest of RC manufactueres that the move is well worth it. Here’s a list of Waterproof RC Cars Available: ARRMA Vortex Stadium Truck ARRMA Mojave Desert Truck ARRMA ADX-10 Race […]

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Waterproofing RC?

This looks to be the best way I’ve seen of waterproofing RC Cars or Truck. It’s done using Outerwear kit 20-2644.

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