RC Light Tutorial/HowTo

A lot happened in the last two days!
I decided to make a tutorial on how to make static running lights for you RC truck. I really wanted lights on my truck, but didn’t feel it was worth investing in a lighting kit. You know, the type you can control with a spare channel on the Tx/Rx. Having a basic understanding of electronics, I went the DIY route, as you can read in this article and see in the video. Continue reading “RC Light Tutorial/HowTo”

Can’t seem to get any sleep these days

I’m having a hard time getting sleep these days, and thus have a bit more time on my hands. Since there’s not much to do in the middle of the night, I might as well write.

I wrote about a Blazer nitro that I got, and am thinking of remaking/rebuilding. Well, turns out getting parts are a bit of a hassle so it’s been put on the back burner. I’ve got a lot of ideas, but not yet the know how to make them a reality. Continue reading “Can’t seem to get any sleep these days”

First test run

Just a quick post today as it has been a very busy day…
Here’s the video I shot today. Please excuse the poor lighting,
small space, and bad camera work!

 

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I got a very good deal today, at least I think I did.
I responded to an ad on a site called Finn.no )it’s sort of like CraigsList. A guy was selling three parts cars, all nitro fueled, two with servos. I have no experience with nitro, at all. I’m guessing I’ll sell some parts (engine(s), wheels, etc.
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Steering sorted!

hobby store run

I’ve gotten a lot done today on the car. Had to stop by the hobby store, which I hadn’t been to for years.. It still amazes me how just looking around for a good hour can seem like only a few minutes, but shopping for just a few minutes can seem like hours…

I finally found the type of epoxy I’ve been looking all over for. And at a reasonable (at least over here) price. Continue reading “Steering sorted!”