Ready-to-Run or a Kit?

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“I’m new to RC.  Should I start with something Ready-to-Run or a kit?” I’ve had this same question asked about a hundred times here at The RCNetwork and I usually give the same similar answers……”well, it depends.” Ready-to-Run (RTR) Until 1986, the term “Ready-to-Run” (RTR) didn’t exist, since Traxxas coined…

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The Big Fish is No More – HPI Racing

HPI Racing Update 4/27/2017 So, it’s been almost a year since I wrote the “The Big Fish in No More” story on HPI and Hot Bodies (May 9th, 2016).  We all know that Hot Bodies was purchased by Neidhart Distributing company and was re-branded as “HB Racing”.  Since the purchase,…

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Remote Control Car Hobby

So, Radio/Remote Control “hobbies” did not make the top 50 list and I would imagine it’s probably not even in the top one hundred.  According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, “Hobby” is defined as “ a pursuit outside one’s regular occupation engaged in especially for relaxation.” I also searched for “most popular hobby,…

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