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xMod RC Cars Are Great Party Fun

October 2nd, 2007 at 6:45 am » Comments (2)

When you have two boys who are nine years apart in age and have the same birth month, planning birthday parties can be a challenge. The older son is not into Blues Clues and the younger one just wants to jump in on his brothers Xbox360 Party. So how do to make both happy and [...]

RCX 2007

April 3rd, 2007 at 8:14 am » Comments (3)

Hi all. I posted pictures from RCX 2007 on Flickr. I will follow up with a write up and some video. Enjoy the pictures for now.

Nitro Soccer!

March 28th, 2007 at 6:03 pm » Comments (0)

This past weekend the boys had their R/C cars out and after running around a bit they started hitting the soccer ball around with the cars. A new idea was born – Lets play soccer and use the RC cars. We all had a blast and I think we will play this a lot. Here [...]

Traxxas Nitro Sport R/C Stadium Truck = FUN!

December 27th, 2006 at 2:04 pm » Comments (1)

One of the Christmas gifts my wife and I gave our oldest son was a Traxxas Nitro Sport R/C car. It came all ready to run, we only had to add fuel, a 7.2v battery for the on board starter, and AA batteries for the radio and receiver. I was a bit hesitant to get [...]

Hydrogen Powered R/C Car

December 9th, 2006 at 6:37 pm » Comments (1)

Gizmag: Hobby R/C racing enthusiasts will soon operate 1/10th scale radio controlled competition grade vehicles on clean hydrogen fuel cell power. The innovative power unit created by Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies follows the commercial launch of its H-racer miniature fuel cell car and solar powered hydrogen refueling station in June this year. Recently named as [...]