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Weiner Rover

My RC Car Has a First Name, it’s O-S-C-A-R?!

Cruising around the web today, and I couldn’t help but enjoy the newest creation from Oscar Mayer, the Wiener Rover! With the chassis of a 1/5 scale RC car, this bad boy will bash its way to you delivering delicious hot dogs! Check out the video above!

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WalkeraRunner250

The Winner for Strangest FPV Quad Video Goes to…

…WALKERA!! They have recently announced a FPV Racing quadcopter called the Runner 250, and what better way to advertise it than explosions, hallucinations, pickpockets, and women whispering ‘Faster’ into your ear. Check out the full video here. Feast your eyes on this YouTube beauty!

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Fleet

Now THIS Was What Quadcopters Were Made For!

Surfing the web the other day, and I found the holy grail of custom quads! There have been wild posts the past few months of Star Wars based quadcopters, and I have found the source! Imgur user olivierc600 has posted all his work to date: Minion Bomber, Star Destroyer, and the Millennium Falcon to name a few. Check out the few [...]

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Enrique Iglesias drone injury

Inspire1 Gets Excited, Hurts Enrique Iglesias During Botched…

DJI makes news again, this time out of a concert in Mexico. Pop singer Enrique Iglesias was helping his production team’s Inspire1 take a shot of himself with the crowd, most likely his very first ‘dronie’. In his posing, his hand reached too close to the spinning props and took a chunk out of a couple of his fingers. Mr. Iglesias is fine, [...]

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ambulancedrone

Shocking Drone Use in Europe!

Ever have that moment when you let your buddy use your RC and it hits that parked car, tree, or mailbox? Granted my family’s abilities have made my heart skip a beat, but what if I have a heart attack and drop? Statistically, those who call 911 or any emergency number have to wait 10 minutes for first responders, and [...]

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R/C Around the Web – Long Thanksgiving Weekend… edition

Photo of the Week Special Edition:by Adam Hilliker Thanksgiving weekend usually means nothing happening in the r/c industry (or anywhere else for that matter), at least here in the States. So to fill the great void left by the darth of information from the r/c companies, here’s a special Long Thanksgiving Weekend edition of R/C Around the Web. Hopefully [...]

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R/C Around the Web – Long climb to the top… edition

Photo of the Week:by Michael Johns Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb tomorrow, got my tickets.  Will Monster Tojima or somebody else finally break the 10:00 minute barrier this year?   The weather is supposed to be good so fingers are crossed.  I’ll probably be up around the Devil’s Playground area with family and friends. Build Log: XR10 Tuber Good Question: Is cheap best [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Today is/was our Back to our Roots bash…

Photo of the Week:by Gaelen Norman If Brian remembers to put this up in the morning, hopefully you’re packing up your stuff and heading out the door to our Back to our Roots bash.  If he forgets and doesn’t post this until after he gets home, then I hope you had a great time at our Back to our Roots bash. Build [...]

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R/C Around the Web - The Internets took trillions of dollars…

Photo of the Week:by Michael Appleman Have you ever looked around the internets and said to yourself “man…  for all this great technology and freedom of communication, people sure use it for some stupid crap.”  I had a moment like that while looking for cool links for this post.  It occurred at one of the large forums and involved a stupid [...]

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R/C Around the Web – Woo! Four day week! edition

Photo of the Week:by froitrish01 My weekend will be spent repairing my Highroller after a cliff diving expedition a couple weekends ago, to prepare it for another cliff diving expedition next weekend.  This time the cliff will be higher and a ramp will be on the end.  Part of the rebuild is painting a new body for which I’m devising a [...]

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R/C Around the Web – WOO! Three day weekend! edition…

Photo of the Week:by Ethan.K It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the good ol’ US of A.  A three day weekend for most (though not us, Brian doesn’t believe in days off) filled with much partying, as it’s the unofficial start of summer.   But Memorial Day is much more important than just drinking, grilling, and The Indy 500.  It’s a [...]

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R/C Around the Web – It’s on time! edition

Photo of the Week:by SingNShoot I decided to do a How-To roundup with this edition.  There’s some good tips and tricks here.  In other news, I’ve been working on the review for the Thunder Tiger KT8 racing kart.  Early impressions, I think I like it, you’ll have to wait for the review to know for sure. How To: How to solder correctly [...]

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Paul Jarvis ATW Truggy

R/C Around the Web - I should just make it a Sunday column..…

Photo of the Week: by Paul Jarvis, he sent it via email, get yours to us the same way. You know, I think I need to set up a reminder of some sort, so I stop forgetting to post this on Saturday.  Of course, knowing me, I’d just ignore it like I do all the other reminders I’ve set up.  I’m not [...]

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R/C Around the Web - With 100% more content than last week..…

Photo of the Week:by Roberto Pompeu Contest: RedCat is hosting a vehicle naming contest for a new line of 1/6 scale vehicles they have coming.  If you come up with a name they like, and they use it, you’ll win one of the new vehicles. Know your history: Here’s an old video, from Team Associated, outlining the design process of their original [...]

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R/C Around the Web – Lite Edition… edition

Photo of the Week:by Travis Batton Nerdgasm: Building a rock crawler demo platform for NASA. It’s a long, cool story with a build log of a 1/5 scale Killer Krawler from RC4WD. Not just for racing: Here’s some ideas for competitions and fun to have with your r/c vehicles and friends.  Or just come to one of our bashes, we do [...]

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