Best Remote Control Car for a 5 Year old

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Tamiya Radio Controlled Vehicles

On popular brand of radio controlled vehicle is Tamiya. Within this post I want to look at some of the Tamiya models you can get and where to get them from. I will cover racing cars, buggy's and even some tanks. I've picked out some of my favourites. To see a lot more simply pop over to Al's Hobbies where you will find an extensive range available to buy at great prices. Best Tamiya RC Car for Beginners Tamiya RC Buggys Tamiya Avante 2011 Black Special   Tamiya RC … [Read more...]

Build Your Own Remote Control Car for Adults

After playing with a couple of battery powered RC cars I decided that I wanted to know more about how they actually work. I felt the best way was to build one for myself so I see what parts there are and how they all fit together. It was going to be a massive challenge to build my own - i did however need to decide first exactly what remote control car I was going to buy.   The Challenge: Build your own remote control car from scratch Very much like computers using them is very … [Read more...]

The Best Petrol RC Car?

When we spend money on anything we want to know we are getting the best. This is just as much the case when buying a petrol RC Car as anything else. This is why I wanted to write this post. In this post I talk about the model that I think is the best petrol RC Car available and why. The only question is do you agree? Please note the Marauder Petrol RC Car is a model sold by Nitrotek.   Marauder 1/5 30cc Petrol Radio Controlled Desert Truck RTR If you are looking for a ready to … [Read more...]

FS Racing Petrol RC Cars

The FS Racing brand have three wonderful petrol powered vehicles that combine to offer something for everyone. Although the range could be a little bigger it must be said that the three models available are awesome. We take a look at all three offering pros and cons to each one as well as offering a comparison table. We even recommend the best place to buy them - secure, online and all as easy as it gets. There are three vehicles in total. They are: FS Racing Petrol Radio Controlled … [Read more...]

Best Remote Control Car for a 10 Year Old

As a father myself I know how hard it can be to find a birthday present for a son or daughter. You want to get something that is both great fun for them without breaking the bank. The more they use it the better value for money it becomes but what do you get them? - How about a remote control car?   Why a Remote Control Car? The great thing about being 10 is it is a transitional age. They will want to start being more independent although you as a parent may not yet be ready for that. … [Read more...]

Benefits of Radio Control Cars

We live in a world where people seem permanently attached to a computer, a games console or a mobile phone. We just don't seem to go outside as much any more which is why driving radio controlled cars is such an amazing hobby. It isn't the only benefit of RC Cars as this post aims to show. Below are the top benefits of using radio controlled cars. Top 9 Benefits 1. It gets you away from the TV The first hobby I mentioned above and it really is a big one. We do all spend to much time inside … [Read more...]

Thinking of Buying a Remote Control Car, Truck or Buggy?

Are you thinking of buying a RC car, truck or buggy but do not know where to start or what to buy? Excellent you have come to the right place. I was once in your place. When my son got bought a car for his birthday I helped him play with it (I played with it and he watched). I was hooked and wanted to buy my own but had no idea what I had to consider. Within this post I will go through what I have learnt so you can pick the perfect radio controlled vehicle for you. Questions to Ask When … [Read more...]

Radio Control Cars Jargon Buster

Electric, Nitro & Petrol Radio Control Cars come with one of three different power sources. Electric, Nitro and Petrol. Electric cars are simply chargeable batteries which charge in the same way your mobile phone does. Nitro cars are powered by nitro fuel which is a special type of fuel that you can get from your local hobby shop. Petrol cars are powered by standard petrol just the same as the stuff you fill your car with. 2WD / 4WD All cars whether radio controlled cars or your standard … [Read more...]