Category Archive: PRODUCT REVIEW

Aug 28

PRODUCT BUILD: 3Racing D4 AWD Advanced Chassis Sakura CS Sport

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So I’ve been watching some of the drift action taking place on Saturday afternoons at FredZ Dynamic Hobbies for a few months now and the guys seem to be having too much fun for me to keep ignoring it. I decided to take the plunge and see what this is all about. Fred recently brought …

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Aug 18

PRODUCT REVIEW: Model 9116 1/12 Scale 2WD 2.4G RC Truggy

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I was asked by Robert at GearBest (www.gearbest.com) to do a product review of one of their R/C products. A vehicle was shipped and today I received a 12th scale, 2wd R/C Monster Truck for an un-boxing and first run review. My un-boxing video is at the following link; First impressions are all very positive. …

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Feb 02

TLR 22 3.0 Conversion Kit

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A few weeks ago the Team Losi Racing Facebook page was teasing us over a few days posting pictures of different parts of a new vehical. It made for some entertaining chatter with guys guessing everything from a touring car to a quad copter….. My guess was for a new buggy(upgraded) but it turned out to be …

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Jan 24

Product Review: Team Associated TC4 Club Racer

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I haven’t done a review in some time and thought that with the resurgence in on-road lately, that I would do a review of my new Team Associated TC4 Club Racer. I purchased my TC4 locally and was surprised to find that this chassis came fully built from the factory. As a result, there isn’t …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2015/01/product-review-team-associated-tc4-club-racer/

Dec 02

Wild One re-release build

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Tamiya has re-released so many classic cars over the last few years. Being a 2wd buggy fan I got pretty excited when I managed a trade for this NIB Wild One.  Close enough in vintage to my very first hobby grade buggy back in 1988 the Futaba FX10, I searched my work shop for a …

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Jun 28

PRODUCT REVIEW: MIP SHINY C-CVD KIT

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Today’s  OEM universals found in race kits are of pretty high quality…. But while I waited to run my TLR 22-4 this outdoor race season, I had read on a few forums that some experienced failures at the threaded portion of the axle. Perhaps it was a manufacturing issue or a fluke? Who knows. Not …

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Mar 22

Product Review: Durango DETC410

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I’m excited to un-box my first touring car in a couple years!  The Team Durango DETC410 has finally arrived and I believe it was worth the release date push-backs!  Here is my build and impressions of it. First off, it is packaged like any modern car that I’ve built to date.  Lettered bags for each …

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Mar 06

PRODUCT REVIEW: Yokomo BMax4 III

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What we have here is the Yokomo B-Max4 III and a quick overview of the build. Like other brands of RC car companies, all parts are grouped together in a single bag according to the assembly steps. The first step of assembly is to put the side skirts, battery posts, front and rear a-arm mounts …

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Jan 09

Product Build: Team Associated TC6.2

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Tadamm ! Here it is, the new TC6.2 from Team Associated (AE). After few months of development and testing, AE got their new TC car on the market just in time for a fresh year that will have another world championship and AE think that they have the car to win it! I just finished …

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Permanent link to this article: http://rcottawa.com/2014/01/product-build-team-associated-tc6-2/

Jan 02

Product Build: Rob’s Dumas Boats – PT-109

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  The following is a copy of Robs PT-109 build. Follow his complete thread with on going questions and answers here. So I ordered a boat kit from FredZ Dynamic Hobbies last week and it arrived on Friday. I’ve done the Tunnel hull, Hydro and Classic Chris-Craft thing either in kit form or scratch built a …

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