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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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Learn the Ins and Outs of Tire Venting from Element RC [Vide…

There are plenty of tricks that you can perform to make any R/C machine perform better. If you’re a rock-crawling fanatic, chances are you’ve heard about tire venting, which allows for improved traction on tricky terrain. With any performance-enhancing tip, there are pros and cons, and tire venting is no exception. If you’re wondering if tire venting is a good choice [...]

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Get Ready to Tackle the Trail with these Tips from Element R…

Are you planning to head into the great outdoors for your next R/C adventure? If so, it’s always best to plan and bring along supplies for both you and your rig. In their latest Trail Tip Tuesday video, Element R/C highlights some of the gear you should bring with you for a day on the trail.  Packing for the Trail – [...]

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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday - Installing Overdrive Gears

Trail Tip Tuesday: Installing Overdrive Gears in the Element…

The Element RC Enduro is a capable rig in stock form, but did you know you can easily swap in optional overdrive gears for greater crawling and turning performance? In their latest “Trail Tip Tuesday” video, the folks at Element RC show you how to do just that.The video highlights the steps needed to remove the stock gears and replace [...]

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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday - Applying Large Decals

How-to: Applying Large Decals Like a Pro [Video]

Who doesn’t love slapping a fresh set of stickers on their R/C car or truck? Decals are a great way to customize and add individuality to your machine, whether it’s a basher or a true-to-life scale rig. That said, applying larger decals with precision can be a bit tricky. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to make this process go smoothly. [...]

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Element RC Trail Tip Tuesday - Painting 3D-printed Parts

How-To: Paint 3D Printed Parts Like a Pro [Video]

3D printing has proven itself to be a perfect fit for the R/C hobby. A hobby in its own right, the ability to dream up and create parts and accessories for just about any radio-controlled vehicle is simply amazing. While some 3D-printed parts are meant to perform, others are created purely for their visual appeal. If you’re a scale R/C fanatic [...]

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