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Team Associated Wins 2019 IFMAR 2WD World Championship

Spencer Rivkin has taken the top spot in the 2019 IFMAR 2WD world championship held in Trencin, Slovakia. While Rivkin was the top qualifier, this wasn’t an easy win. Fellow Team Associated team driver Davide Ongaro of Italy took the first A-main. Rivkin, despite early trouble, held on for second. Driving an Xray buggy, Bruno Coelho came in…

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Traxxas Premium Tools Speed Bit Master Set

Having the right tool for the job can make all the difference. This isn’t just some sage grandfather-esque advice, it’s most definitely true. If you’ve ever suffered using cheap hex wrenches, you know this. Quality hex drivers will save a lot of screw heads and save you from a lot of frustration. Traxxas’ Premium 7-Piece…

Hitec D956WP 32-Bit High-Torque Waterproof Steel Gear Servo
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Hitec D956WP 32-Bit High-Torque Waterproof Steel Gear Servo

High torque, waterproof and steel gears are the three top features you want in a servo for a crawler, scaler or truck. Hitec’s new D956WP delivers on those points and more. It’s powered by Hitec’s 32-bit MCU (micro controller unit) and offers 4096 resolution. Operating at 7.4V, the torque output is 405 oz./in. At 4.8V,…

Castle Creations B-Link Bluetooth Adapter
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Castle Creations B-Link Bluetooth Adapter

When I first got in RC, we used 3-speed mechanical speed controls. They were awful. Fast forward to today and we have highly adjustable digital speed controls or ESCs. Compared to what I started the hobby with, they are amazing. Even going with just the default settings, today’s ESCs offer huge performance advantages, but to…