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When I originally decided to write this article I wanted to use a little stronger word for the RC person we are referring to, instead of jerk, think feminine hygiene product, or any of the guys on that horrible show Jersey Shore. However taking some advice from a much nicer man up in America’s Hat (Canada) I remembered that people of all ages read our blog and I thought I would keep it rated G.
We all know the type or at least have heard of run ins with this elusive beast. Below, more as a public service announcement than anything I decided to layout 3 easy signs you might be dealing with an RC Jerk. RC Jerks are found in all areas of remote controlled hobbies. They race electric, run nitro RC’s, they fly planes, they crawl rocks, they drive boats. They spend a lot of time in RC forums letting people know how superior they are in every way. (more…)
Opinions In RC Can Be Expensive & Are Often Wrong
There is an old saying, opinions are like buttholes (cleaned up for our younger readers) everyone has one and they all stink. I have been around a lot of opinionated people and those in the Remote Control hobby, whether it’s Electric Trucks & Cars, Nitro, Planes, or whatever, people’s passion borders on what I am used to seeing when people talk about politics. It is important that you, as quickly as possible anyway learn to trust your own gut, and learn to cut through the opinions to get to the facts. Let me give you an example from when I was first starting out which wasn’t that long ago. (more…)
It seems like everyone is talking about the new Traxxas release of the Monster Jam series and hardly any of it is good. A brief look around the forums these days and they are filled with flat out Traxxas hate. Now I haven’t been in the game long enough to really get too mad about all the Traxxas re-releases. Just so you know I am no Traxxas “fan boy”, and certainly no Traxxas hater my garage carries everything including Traxxas, Axial, Team Associated, Losi, and much more. (more…)