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Drift Itch - Lexus, Drift 44, and a whole lot of eyebal…

I guess I can go ahead and put my foot in my mouth. I can’t count how many times I’ve said RC Drift is growing and it’s niche and it’s underground. You could really get away with saying that, until a YouTuber called Drift 44 and automotive manufacturer Lexus put it in front of the eyes of millions of viewers [...]

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OK GO - I Won't Let You Down - Amazing Video Filmed by …

Wow! Do you want your mind blown by an amazing video from OK GO? To make it even better, it’s filmed by a RC copter! No quadcopter this time around, the shadow makes it look like a octocopter. The above shot is one of the only I could actually spot the Octocopter, actually just the shadow in action. I’m sure [...]

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RC On TV – Capital One BuyPower Commercial

We always love pointing out seeing RC vehicles on television. It’s like free advertising for the hobby! This latest sighting was in the new Capital One BuyPower card. It allows you to earn points towards getting a full size Chevy, Buick, GMC, or Cadillac. The commercial follows a few different people, but one of them is a guy who starts [...]

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RC On Top Gear UK – More RC on TV

Similar to Mythbusters here in the states, we can always count on Top Gear UK (yea yea, the good one, we know) to include some sort of RC madness every few episodes. Hey their intro used to show them holding rc controllers! This episode had Jeremy Clarkson pretending to be a police officer, and he was showing off all the new [...]

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RC Drifting in LV Home Insurance Commercial

In the latest LV Home Insurance Commercial from our friends across the pond, a young boy has set up quite the RC drift track in hit house. Around furniture, the family dog, and even up onto the dinning room table. (I still can’t get away with that!) We love any time a company uses an RC vehicle in their commercials as [...]

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Mythbusters RC On TV – HPI Savage?

We always love to see RC on TV, and nobody delivers more often then our friends at Mythbusters! On a recent episode called ‘Fire in the Hole‘, they were testing the myth if a grenade could be shot out of the air and diffused if it was coming right at you. Good info for sure, but they needed to come up [...]

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RC in the Comics!

Normally we post RC On TV when we spot a cool RC segment, but this weekend we found RC in our Comics! This weekend’s Zits featured a ‘drone’ doing a little reconnaissance on Jeremy and his girlfriend.For this weekends comic, or any others, make sure to check out the official Zits Comic website.

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Subaru Commercial – RC on TV!

The newest Subaru commercial, which for some reason I can’t find a link to online, has a good amount of RC footage in it. Thanks to BigTime in the comments, here’s the video!It starts off showing a completely trashed rc buggy, like it was reviewed at Big Squid or something. The dad picks it up, and the kid asks if [...]

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Big Chief from Street Outlaws – RC on TV

Noticed on last week’s episode of Street Outlaws on the Discover Channel, that Big Chief (Justin Shearer) has a good amount of short course vehicles on the wall of their garage! Love it or hate it, it’s still great to see them up there, getting the word about RC! I think Big Chief needs to give us a call, [...]

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RC on TV – X Factory on Discovery Channel Tonight

Here is a reminder that our hobby will get some nice mainstream exposure tonight on the Discovery Channel. On a show called Showdown Of The Unbeatables, the X Factory RC crew will not only be showcasing one of their products, but also helping to show the world how much fun hobby grade rc products are in general. Also, it sounds [...]

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Lions Wide Receiver Nate Burleson is Into RC

Interesting story recently about Nate Burleson of the Detroit Lions teaming up with on-road racer Dave Johnson. Apparently Nate is big into the RC world, but like most of us, is a long ways away from ‘Pro-Level’ racing, so he’s a team sponsor for Dave. Sadly, ABC News won’t let you cleanly embed video, so click here for the link [...]

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Quadcopters Take Over Lexus Commercial

Need more proof that quadcopters are taking over the world? Check out this new Lexus commercial that is 99% quadcopters, 1% Lexus car headlights. It’s a great little commercial showing some cool swarming stuff. Sure some of it is CGI but it’s still awesome to see.Ohh. and make sure you check out the behind the scenes making of for [...]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Mountain Dew Commercial with RC!

So I have seen the Living Portrait of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Mountain Dew commercial a ton of times, but just caught towards the end that he’s driving an RC NASCAR Monster Truck around! Got to love more RC on TV! Check out the video below:Need to see more RC On TV finds? Click the link.

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Mythbusters RC Motorcycle on TV

On a recent episode of Mythbusters, they started talking about a video showing someone hydroplaning a motorcycle over a large area of water. They talked about the physics and how it may or may not work, and decided step one was to try it with RC motorcycles! I’m surprised they didn’t give a call to our own hydroplane expert Craig [...]

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Kobalt Double Drive Screwdriver Features Axial EXO Terra Buggy

New Kobalt Double-Drive Screwdriver TV Ad Features RC

We were amazed the other night while watching the Monster Energy Cup live on SpeedTV. One of the commercials run during the broadcast was from Kobalt Tools and it featured a hobby grade helicopter as well as a Axial EXO Terra Buggy. Kobalt was advertising their new Double-Drive Screwdriver and it was cool to see them using hobby grade rc’s [...]

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