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Lipo Batteries

Bashers Basics — Upgrading Batteries

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics! In this post, we will look at batteries, and what you need to know before upgrading. I fondly remember the days where I rocked that 7 cell Nimh battery, trying to extract every last ounce of power out of my “rtr” battery. Hard core guys will say that is nothing, and tell you [...]


Free Scale Realism

Bashers Basics Quick Tip — Free Scale Realism

We all want our trucks too look as close to the real thing as possible, but it usually takes a significant pile of dough before people will be doing double takes on your face book pictures. Bashers Basics is to the rescue however, with a tip on the cheap!The easiest way to add scale realism to your rig is paint the [...]


Tire Options

Bashers Basics — Tires.

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics! If you have already read the first post, you will know what you are trying to pursue, for those who didn’t, I’ll make it clear, traction. Grip. What converts the rotation of your motor into lateral speed. If you have seen any of the cool slow-motion bashing videos littered around YouTube, you have [...]


How to mesh a spur gear

Bashers Basics Quick Tip — How To Mesh A Spur Gear

Welcome to Bashers Basics, and today’s quick tip, how to mesh your spur gear. This can be one tricky task for beginners who don’t do it right, but there are 2 main things that make the difference between a fun run, and another trip to your local hobby shop. Firstly, make sure that your motor mount screws are secured in as [...]


Big Bore Shocks

Basher Basics — Shock Tuning

Hello and welcome to Basher Basics. In this series we will go through many of the basic topics to help you improve your RC’s performance on the track, and in the pit. So without further ado, let’s jump into the topic for this week: shocks. Your truck likely has four, or in some cases eight, but regardless of the number, it [...]