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Painting Lexan Bodies – part 2 (Masking)

After you have gone through the steps in the previous post of picking the body you want, marking out your desired design, and buying paint specially formulated for lexan, the next steps are to prepare the...

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Painting Lexan Bodies – part 1

Painting lexan bodies can seem like a difficult task. However with a bit of knowledge, a good plan, patience, and the right tools it is easier than you might think.  Ok, so you've gone...

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Programming Tekin ESCs

Programming Tekin ESCs (Electronic Speed Controllers) couldn't be easier with the Tekin Hotwire device. From Tekin's website: Unlock the full potential of your Tekin speed control with the HotWire 2.0, connect to a host of...

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Crawler Wheelbases

So you've bought a crawler, run it for a while and now you want to change to a different body. Or maybe you are looking to get into crawling and just don't like any...

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Working with Styrene

Lately I have seen a lot of questions regarding what I would call general modelling techniques so I thought I would start putting together some of the tips, tricks and general ways that I work...

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Powder Coating RC Parts

Parts of Project Expedition require customization and often this means that we are removing the original paint. While we could simply re-spray those parts with standard spray paint, there is another option that we...

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3D Printing – the future of DIY RC?

Unless you’ve been off the grid or hiding under a rock you probably know at least a little something about 3D printing. If you don’t, it is now literally possible to print an item...