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Bashers Basics — How to Paint A RC Body

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics. We all know that the process of painting your first RC body is always quite daunting, but don’t fear, Bashers Basics is here! In this tutorial I am going to just do a simple paint job, a solid metallic blue, which will look great on my hypothetical SLASH 4X4.    Firstly I select my [...]

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Upgrading the Servo in a Traxxas TRX-4

The Traxxas TRX-4 is a great vehicle out of the box, but there is always room for improvement. The most effective upgrade that you can do over stock is upgrading the steering servo to a more burly unit. Here, I’ll show you how. The Hitec HS-5646WP has proven itself time and time again in my scalers since I started using them in [...]

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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 [...]

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Drift Itch – Scale Drift Track Build part 4

What’s up gang? Evol checking in again this time with another update on my scale drift track build. So far we have added some nice scale elements from Tetsujin, NZO, and a few choice items from your local DIY store. You can check out those volumes to get caught up on Part 1 , Part 2 and Part 3. Up [...]

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Raging Rotors: Teach Me How to Dronie

Selfies are out, people! Trending hotter than the sun, thanks to a Drone-taken picture of Captain Picard himself, Dronies are all the new photography rage on the web. Making a Dronie in 10 Easy Steps: 1.) Grab your quadcopter. May I suggest a Ares QX130, Blade 180QX HD, or LaTrax Alias for those without 350QX or DJI Phantoms You can take your own Dronie like mine above by Reading [...]

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Raging Rotors: Expo, anyone?

Another week, another fun time here in Raging Rotors! With the DIY and Bind-n-Fly helicopter/multirotor market booming, I am seeing more and more of this question popping up: What is Exponential (aka Expo), and how does it help me?Exponential is more than just another name for a fair or trade show, but is also the relationship between Controller/Transmitter and subsequent [...]

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