Feb 13

Product Review: TRF 417X

Building a TRF product is always something I look forward to. The instructions are well done and everything labelled perfectly and the geometry settings from the manual are really very close, making it a drop your electronics in and race type of setup. So it was no different when I got to build the new …

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Feb 12

Product Review: Schumacher Mi4CXL

Schumacher Mi4CXL Build / Review The Schumacher Mi4CXL is Schumachers new 1/10th Competition Tourer 4WD Sedan. The car was released in late January of 2012. The build itself was very simple as the kit is packaged similar to all Schumacher products. This particular kit has 5 bags labelled A thru E and inside each of …

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Feb 09

Product Review: FlySky FS-GT3B 2.4Ghz 3CH Transmitter

A few weeks ago my good friend Clint showed up at Dirt Trax with this neat looking radio that really caught my eye. Having had some frustrations with a few of my spectrum receivers lately I was willing to take the 40$ chance on one of these radios for my self. Its was hard to …

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Jan 26

Series Review: Dirt Trax Off-Road Series #6 Carpet Edition

  Dirt Trax RC just finished it’s 6th Carpet Series. The series consisted of 8 races between November 23, 2011 and January 11, 2012. Dirt Trax is an indoor Off-Road Carpet RC racing facility. The series consists of 1/10 scale electric classes including 2wd buggy, 4wd buggy and 2wd Short Course. In the 1/10 electric …

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Jan 23

Race Report: Tamiya Championship Series 2012 Round 1

VIDEOS!  It is another year in the R/C world and that means another time to participate in the Tamiya Championship Series(TCS – http://www.tamiya.ca). RCO club was lucky enough to hold the first race of the year at their brand new Sutton Aviation raceway! The facility opened at 7:30am where a ton of people were anticipating …

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Jan 23

Tamiya Championship Series 2012 Round 1 Results

This past weekend Ottawa hosted the first round of the 2012 Tamiya Championship Series.  For now here are the results. I hope to have one of my reporters write ups in the next few days. MINI * Jake Solt * Gordie Tam * Eddie Mon * Franky Chan * Jason Tsang * Jeff Punkari Bill Sutton …

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Jan 20

Tamiya Championship Series this weekend!

Tamiya Championship Series: January 22, 2012 Follow breaking news in the FORUM  

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Jan 09

Product Review: 3Racing Sakura Zero S

  The Sakura Zero S is made by 3Racing and this kit is considered their entry level 4wd sedan. This company has been in the after market business for many years supplying upgrades for numerous kits. They make a Pro level Sakura sedan with an all graphite chassis and pink alloy parts and also produce …

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Jan 07

Opening weekend at SuttonAviation Race way.

360 panoramic January 8th, 2012 – Ottawa has been racing indoor carpet since 1988 and we have always managed to race at some sort of venue including high schools, universities, local hobby stores, grocery stores, shopping centers, strip malls, convenient centers and a warehouse. Typically the race environment was based on necessity and whatever was …

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Dec 31

Happy New Year!

Happy new year R/C fans! This year was another great year for Ottawa R/C enthusiasts. Today R/C is so much easier to get into. Low prices, high quality and huge selection of product are making R/C more attractive to more people.. The spin off to this is great for local clubs and groups.. If you …

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