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The Best Old-School RC Toys


Whether you’re new to the world of remote control fun, or you’ve been in it from the beginning, you’re going to love some of these exciting vintage remote control vehicles. Producers are bringing back some of the favorite old remote control vehicles retooled but looking just as awesome as their forbearers. We found some great articles that will give you the inside scoop on how to get your new “old” RC vehicles now.

5 Vintage Cars We Want Re-Released Now

In this article by the RC Car Action Team for Rccaraction.com, you’re going to get the lowdown on the latest vintage remakes available in remote control cars, and their wish list of the vintage models they’d like to see remade. With the new versions of the Frog, Hornet, Bruiser and Sand Scorcher all by Tamiya, hitting the market, this new vintage remake trend is taking off and getting remote control fans all riled up. For the longest time, the only place to find some of the awesome RC vehicles was to wait until they came up for auction on Ebay and pay through the nose. Now these incredible models and many more vintage favorites are available in their new retooled versions at a price the average RC aficionado can afford. Get all the details on the latest vintage greats coming to market when you read the full article here.

“The Grasshopper”, by Tamiya (1984)

The folks at Rctoymemories.com provide us this informative and fun article focusing on the rerelease of the famous Grasshopper by Tamiya. The article gives us a lot of great history on not only the Grasshopper but also on Tamiya and the start of the whole remote control craze that really took off in the 1980s. Included in the article are some great vintage shots of some of Tamiya’s fabulous vintage favorites and of course the newly imagined versions they are putting out now. Get all the fun details when you read the full article here.

Kyosho Lamborghini Diablo VT – Scale Car Series Kit 1/10th Scale

Have you always lusted after a real Lamborghini but in lieu of that still want the fabulous remote control version? If so, then you’re going to love this article by Bart Banaan for classic.rc-junkies.net. The feature includes wonderful pictures of the amazing, vintage Kyosho Lamborghini Diablo VT and some history on the both the full size car and the remote control version. In addition, you’ll be treated to a side by side photographic comparison of the real vehicle and the vintage RC vehicle. Check out all the great photos and fun detailed article here.

The Ten Coolest R/C Cars of all Time

The title alone is one that will spark debate among many remote control fans, but this article by Martin Grossinger for jalopnik.com is a blast to read whether or not you agree with their choices. Filled with great pics, videos of the vintage beasts in action and some detailed descriptions, this article takes you on a tour of some awesome remote control vehicles. Check out all the great choices when you read the full article here

Can You Make a Living Racing RC Toys?

RC racing has been an incredibly popular activity since its creation, and has only continued to grow over the last several years. With the advancement of technology and the push for growth by those involved in the industry, RC racing has become a full career possibility for the best racers in the world, giving anyone [...]

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How to Build Your Own Rock Crawler

Build Your Own RC Rock Crawler for Backyard Off-Road Fun – or Just Watch Videos of Other People Doing itIf rock crawling is something you’ve always wanted to do, but you don’t have the funds to go out and buy yourself a big monster truck and trick it out for driving in the rough mountains, then you might want [...]

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Create Your Own Crawling Course!

If you have a top of the line rock crawler for an RC truck, finding the perfect crawling course can sometimes be a difficult task to accomplish. This may be determined by where you live, or just that the ones already built are not up to your standards or liking. Rather than trying to track [...]

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Top 3 Motorcycle Races on the Web

Out of all remote control vehicles around today, some of the most amazing are the RC motorcycles. Watching those awesome machines race around the track is always a mind bending experience. We wanted to share some of our favorite remote control motorcycle videos with you here, just in case the bug hasn't caught you yet.  RC-Bike Worlds [...]

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Essential Summer Guide For Your Boat

With the summer approaching, less time will be spent on the hot indoor and outdoor RC car tracks, and more RC boats will begin to see the action. One of the funnest subcultures of RC toys, boats offer a wide array of different makes and models for you to embrace the water. If you are [...]

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You're Probably Making these RC Mistakes

5 Mistakes You’re MakingEven if you’re an experienced remote control wizard, writer Matthew Higgins posting on rccaraction.com maintains that you’re probably making at least one if not all of these mistakes in your adjustments and settings on your remote control vehicle. From not setting your idle correctly to driving too deep into corners, the mistakes he is mentioning [...]

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What Makes a Good Racer?

Remote Control car racing is one of the funnest activities you can be involved in, and it also provides an excellent outlet for those looking for a more competitive level. From how you setup your car, to the specific tactics you implement in your racing strategy, there are a variety of elements that factor into [...]

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Commercial Drones Get Approval to Fly

The First Commercial Drone Test Site is Now OperationalIn this article by Adi Robertson for theverge.com, we learn about the current testing programs for drones going on and planned for the future in the United States. The drones are currently be tested in various areas to see if they will be worthwhile in testing and photographing farming operations. It is [...]

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How to Find a Local Racing Track

The RC car world is a great place to get connected with other people who share the same passion as you do for racing RC. If you are trying to get into the racing scene however, it can sometimes be difficult to find an RC club to be a part of, no matter where you [...]

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