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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday - Cold Weather Tips

Get Ready for Winter with these Cold Weather Tips from Eleme…

Depending on your choice of R/C vehicle, there’s a good chance that you can wheel your rig 365 days a year. If cold-weather driving is in your future, the folks at Element RC have a few tips that you can follow to make the most of your wintertime adventures. To find out how to make the most of your next cold-weather [...]

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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday Motor and Gearing Adjustments

Adjusting the Speed, Torque, and Gearing on Your RTR Trail R…

There’s no doubt that a fresh, out-of-the-box RTR R/C machine can get you up-and-running quickly. After some time behind the wheel, however, you may find that you desire more torque or more overall speed, depending on how and where you drive. Thankfully, there are a few simple ways you can improve their low and high-end performance. In their latest Trail Tip [...]

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Scale Paper Accessories

Raise Your Level of Realism with Paper Scale Accessories [Vi…

Tricking out your trail truck or on-road scale R/C machine can take on many forms. From shiny aluminum wheels to 3D printed gear and accessories, there are a number of ways to add layers of realism to your 1/10-scale ride. Still, there’s another way to add scale detail, especially if you’re a little crafty. The folks at Element RC share some [...]

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Element RC Before and After Check

Keep Your R/C Rig Running Strong with this Pre/Post Trail Ch…

Performing a post-drive check on your R/C machine is always a good idea before you head out to the trail. You’d hate to have something happen that will derail your fun. Thankfully, there are several simple steps you can take that can ensure you have the best time possible. In their latest Trail Tip Tuesday video, the folks at Element RC [...]

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Element RC - Trail Tip Tuesday - Body Repair

Learn How to Repair Your Polycarbonate R/C Body with this Qu…

Body damage can happen to any R/C vehicle, no matter how careful you may be. Whether you made an extra cut or two during the body trimming process or have damage from the track or trail, accidents happen. Thankfully, you can quickly repair your polycarbonate R/C body so it can live to see another day. In their latest Trail Tip Tuesday [...]

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Element RC - What's Your Trail Tip

Element RC Asks “What’s Your Top Trail Tip?” [Video]

Everyone has their own tips and tricks for getting the most enjoyment out of the R/C hobby. No matter your level of experience, you can always learn something new to apply to your own adventures. In their latest Trail Tip Tuesday video, the folks at Element RC asked five well-known vendors at Pro-Line by the Fire 2021 what their go-to trail [...]

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Electronics Relocation Tips from Element RC [Video]

Most ready-to-run (RTR) R/C vehicles have been designed with optimal electronics placement in mind. However, there are times when you need to make some adjustments, especially when you’re swapping out bodies or adding custom components to your machine. Element RC has highlighted an easy way to move around the receiver and ESC on their RTR line of Enduro models. Using the [...]

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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday - Adding Rock Lights

Illuminate Your Path by Adding Rock Lights to Your R/C Crawl…

Decking out your R/C trail machine with lights is a great way to gain scale realism, but it’s also the perfect preparation for nighttime adventures. While headlights and taillights are the most common types of LED lighting found on these rigs, rock lights are another great asset when it comes to running under cover of darkness. For their latest Trail Tip [...]

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Element RC Axle Maintainance

Learn How to Maintain Your Trail Truck's Axles with These Ti…

Getting the most enjoyment out of your R/C machine often means knowing how to maintain it for smooth, trouble-free performance. Not only does routine maintenance help keep your “fun meter” on full, but it also prevents issues down the road. In their latest Trail Tip Tuesday video installment, Element RC tackles the topic of axle maintenance for R/C crawlers. This is [...]

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Element RC - Trail Tip - Adding Weight to Your R/C Crawler

How to Add the Right Amount of Weight to Your R/C Crawler [V…

No matter what your favorite type of R/C vehicle may be, weight can play a critical part in how it performs. For racing, you want to drop as much weight as possible, but for applications such as crawling and trail driving, you’ll want to add on some grams. If you’re not sure how much or what types of weight to add [...]

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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday - Wearing the Proper Shoes

How to Prepare for the Trail with the Right Choice of Footwe…

The weather is warming up, making it the perfect time to get outside for some quality R/C adventures. Whether you’re heading to a big event or are simply planning to explore your local trails with your radio-controlled rig, having the right equipment can mean a lot when it comes to enjoying your outing. While we tend to over-pamper our R/C machines with [...]

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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday - High-clearance Link Installation

How-to: Installing High-clearance Suspension Links on Your R…

There are quite a few tricks to adding ground clearance to your R/C crawler. One way to elevate your rig is by installing high-clearance suspension links. While this process is relatively simple, the folks at Element RC have put together a quick video guide to help you out. In their latest Trail Tip Tuesday episode, the Element RC crew reviews the [...]

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Element RC RTR Checklist

Element RC Gives You an RTR Checklist in their Latest Trail …

No matter how much restraint you think you may have, we’ve all done it. We’ve all ripped open the box on a new R/C model and dove into its newness. This is an easy thing to do, especially with an RTR model, but there are a few things you should do before taking your radio-controlled machine out for its first [...]

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Learn how to fill and bleed shocks with help from Element RC

Get the Lowdown on Filling and Bleeding Shocks from Element …

Whether you’re a full-time basher, racer, or trail fiend, you’ve probably experienced the joy of assembling and maintaining shocks. Some might see this as a frustrating, joyless task…second only to gluing tires. While I may be in the minority, I’ve learned to appreciate a good shock build and view it as an art form more than a chore. Selecting the right [...]

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Element RC Shares Tips on Painting the Perfect R/C Truck Bod…

No matter how long you’ve been in the hobby, chances are you can always learn something new. As I stare at the stack of R/C bodies that sit on my workbench, I’m thankful for the latest Trail Tip Tuesday video from Element RC which focuses on painting tips. There’s an art to painting a polycarbonate body, even if you’re applying a [...]

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