Tower Hobbies Easy R/C Cars & Trucks

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Electric Powered

Electric R/C and trucks have several for new hobbyists. They’re clean-running. make relatively little And they’re easier to operate gas models. You don’t have to buy heat glow plugs or over engine adjustments.

charge your batteries and wires properly—then, your car should work.  You a huge variety to choose trucks, semis, buggies, stock cars and more. cars come in sport or versions.

First-timers might the sport models for their cost and simplicity, though if set on racing you may want some features, such as ball and oil shocks.

Speed Controls

controls give you command when and how fast your R/C vehicle moves. Working with your radio they deliver current to the based on signals you send the transmitter. ESCs don’t down there though.

come in two versions, brushed and that are designed to work either brushed or brushless Brushed ESCs deliver input through two wires to the which causes the rotor to Brushless ESCs deliver through three wires in a pattern which causes a motor to turn.

Before you get out on the technical data, just this into your matrix: brushed is simple and brushless delivers more and more precise control. So if you to bash in your backyard, by all go brushed, but if you want to beat out the you need a brushless ESC.

Technology has advanced to the point you have almost as many in ESCs as you do cars themselves. if you purchase a ready-to-run model comes with an electronic control, you may eventually want to to another ESC — weighing such as:


In R/C, there are two classes of motors:

 Stock: If model comes with a it’s most likely the variety. Stock motors be run as is. you cannot open them to modifications (which few beginners attempt anyway).

Modified: motors require additional to operate and should be used with an electronic speed Equipped with such as ball bearings and adjustable they generally offer power and greater torque stock motors—but also your battery pack



What do I need?

Nitro Powered


You can control a nitro R/C with the same type of or 3-Channel radio systems for an electric model. The one difference is you will also need to power the receiver in your There is no battery pack for the that might also be to power the receiver.


Most nitro-powered R/C models are by small, 2-cycle, internal glow Engines. They a nitromethane-based fuel that special lubricants for engine

Full-size automobile engines use plugs that ignite with a spark. glow use a glow plug that, heated with a battery-powered starter, hold that to continue igniting the glow as you race.

Your engine may or may not come a glow plug. Regardless, you need additional plugs they do need to be replaced—it’s a good idea to take spares with you to the track. The starter, too, must be separately.

Fuel Accessories

In to glow fuel, a number of accessories are available that it easier to operate a nitro-powered To get the fuel from its container your model’s tank, for you can use a Fuel Pump (powered and options are available), suction-type Bulb, or a small Fuel with specially angled for reaching easily into areas. And Fuel Filters, in the fuel lines, will impurities before they can and possibly damage your engine.

What else do I

Tools Building Supplies : If you a kit rather than an RTR (Ready-to-Run) you’ll need a few tools and supplies to put your new vehicle as: Paint Brush, Paint, Scissors, Masking Tape, Glue, Modeling Knife, Leads with Connector, Wrench, Threadlocking Compound, Foam Rubber (to protect receiver from engine-induced

Follow the Accessories Required for the model you choose to see a list of the you’ll need.

Track : You have an assembled car or truck, a an engine and fuel. That the basic equipment that an assembled gas model ready But you need a few additional items to it from a static machine to one springs into action at command.

Those include the following of track equipment. Remember, the majority of these are one-time Buy them once and you’re all set for a thrilling R/C racing career!

12V 5 Amp Battery — to power all of your track equipment

12V Charger — to the field battery

Glow or Glow Plug Clip — of these items provide glow plug with the heat it needs to burn a Glow Starter (such as the Hot-Shot 2 Standard ) carries its own while a Glow Plug is powered by your field

Starter Box or 12V Starter with Car — if your engine is not equipped its own recoil starter, you will one of these devices to start it

Bags : For your own convenience, probably also want to add a Bag to your shopping list—it you a handy method of transporting model and equipment to and from the Follow the Accessories Required for the model you choose to see a list of the you’ll need.

RTRs vs.

Picking out your first is perhaps the most exciting of R/C racing. Many of today’s popular choices arrive Also known as RTRs, vehicles usually come with a 2-or 3-Channel motor or engine, ESC, and more.

These vehicles are targeted at new modelers and backyard rather than racers on winning organized competitions.

But doesn’t necessarily mean settling for less performance. As skills grow, you can improve model’s speed and operation upgrades— for example, by replacing with ball bearings, or a hotter motor or engine. In RTRs are perfect if you’re new to the hobby.

Some cars and trucks in Kit form. You get all the parts necessary to the machine, plus instructions. such primary accessories as body, or motor and electronic control may be required as additional (follow the Accessories Required for the model you choose to see a list of the needed).

R/C model car bodies are made of clear Lexan Some trimming may be necessary to excess material. Use specially polycarbonate paints to give whatever color scheme you

The chassis goes together ordinary tools such as nut drivers, pliers and the like. building a kit rather than an RTR does require extra there are advantages. You’ll an expert understanding of how your works, which comes in when performing maintenance and

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Two-Wheel Drive Vs. Four-Wheel

In four-wheeled vehicles, there are two drive types: two-wheel (2WD) and four-wheel drive If you’re new to R/C, you may want to 2WD. They generally less overall assembly and

The trade-off is that 4WD vehicles easier driving and a definite edge.


Scale is a with two meanings. In one sense, it can to the size relationship between a and an actual vehicle—for instance, the popular scales of R/C vehicles are 1:10, 1:12 and 1:18. The scale category definitely the most choices for a first-time

However, scale can also to a model’s trueness to a real appearance and/or features. popular street and racing have been recreated to for R/C enthusiasts to enjoy.

On-Road, and More

There are many types of R/C vehicles to choose Models suitable for first-time are available in every catergory!


Whether you prefer the up a battery and go simplicity of electric or the roaring realism of nitro-powered R/C one thing is shared by both: the to tackle virtually any terrain ease. In your backyard, on a track, or at the park, they’re a way to kick back and cut loose — in friendly competition or running for fun!

On-Road Cars

cars offer minimal sleek, sophisticated looks and speed. An on-road car can easily be run on a street, parking lot or any other flat, paved surface. And you decide to go nitro or electric, 1/12, 1/18 or even 1/8 there’s impressive variety and in store.

Monster Trucks

The kings of R/C vehicles, Monster offer the earthshaking excitement of tires, big power plants, and engineered more for unstoppable than all-out speed. sheer, brute power, rumble their way up hills, slopes — and over unsuspecting

Short Course Trucks

bashers deliver speed, and excitement every time you the track. Whether you’re bashing in the backyard or taking truck to compete, short trucks look just their big brothers in the Lucas Oil Racing Series and other short course events. and more people are joining in on the thrills of short course every day, fueling the expansion of any RC line.

Stadium Trucks

Run for backyard fun or racing, R/C stadium trucks are the masters of bump and jump With their heavy-duty oversized shocks and large they’re built to take and can survive soaring jumps and touchdowns that would most vehicles.



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