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How To Start Flying A Quadcopter

By Jon Burgoyne

You may have seen some pretty amazing flying vehicles these days. UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are becoming more and more common. The hobby is also getting more and more easy to get into. But with the great range of models and brands you may wonder, what is the best quadcopter to start out with.

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Build a Stronger RC Truck?

Build a Stronger Radio Controlled (RC) Truck
By Matt E Higgins

Considering what we subject them to, today's RC trucks are amazingly durable right out of the box. That said, we know all too well that the reality is that if it can be bashed, it can be broken. How often and how severely your truck needs to be repaired is largely based on how crazy you drive, but it is also heavily influenced by how well prepared your RC rig is. Read on to find the no nonsense scoop on how to build a better RC basher.

ENERGY IS THE ENEMY
When we smash into something like the ground or a tree, energy moves through the truck. This is what breaks stuff, but it is also why having some flexible plastic parts is good and why having a big nylon bumper from RPM or T-Bone Racing is so beneficial. The flexible bumper "absorbs" a lot of the energy. The energy technically gets transferred into heat, but this isn't a physics lesson. The point is a big flexible bumper protects your truck by limiting how much energy reaches the rest of the vehicle. This is why aluminum bumpers-despite how cool they can look-are not a good choice for a bumper. Aluminum will allow the energy from the impact to pass through the truck.

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Build Relationships With RC Hobbies Stores

Build Relationships With RC Hobbies Stores
By Errol Cady

Whether you enjoy flying remote control airplanes or racing remote control cars, investigating dependable rc hobbies stores is always in your best interest. While you might have a reputable supplier in your area, making yourself aware of other potential suppliers opens you up to other tempting remote control treats. Rather than simply depending upon items that you can find in your own local area, when you check out other suppliers you are able to appreciate just how many additional remote control toys are at your disposal.

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