A blast from the past

I have too much stuff. I need to get rid of some of it. So I'm in the middle of a bit of a clear-out. One of the boxes I hadn't looked at for the past decade or more contained some RC magazines. They are a nice reminder of three phases of my RC history... … Continue reading A blast from the past

Inside the Tamiya Sport Tuned motor

I've got a soft spot for Tamiya's Sport Tuned motor. It was fitted as standard to my Avante 2001 buggy, and I always found it to be surprisingly rapid - outperforming the supposedly faster motors I had been using before. Of course, I was about 14 years old and didn't know very much about motor … Continue reading Inside the Tamiya Sport Tuned motor

Futaba 3GR – fingertip steering rates modification

Regular readers will know that my trusty Futaba 3VC transmitter finally gave up the ghost a couple of months ago. I borrowed a wheel radio for a little while, and although it felt good on the big on-road track, the fine control wasn't there on a smaller off-road track.  So I decided to order the … Continue reading Futaba 3GR – fingertip steering rates modification