Category Archives: Model Building and Radio Control

The Super Chipmunk Remote Control Airplane

The Super Chipmunk has been around since Art Shules flew the full scale version in aerobatic championships. With his small dog sitting on his shoulders, He would fly his Super Chipmunk to first place wins from the 1960’s to the early 90’s, until the eventful event of his death. The Super Chipmunk is a very

How do different Remote Controlled Models Work

Radio controlled, or RC, cars, boats, airplanes, helicopters, and just about anything else you can imagine, are truly a feat of engineering and electronic artistry. while the concepts used have remained consistent over the last several decades, the hobby has been impacted by advancements by everything from cell phones, television, video camcorders, and especially, the

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Model trains provide a huge return on your investment, or money paid by a relative or friend. They will give hours of fun to a child with imagination, and encourage lateral thinking, due to the permutations of the rail track layouts. For some children it becomes a lifetime hobby, and they continue to collect and

Vintage Scratch and Sniff Stickers

It seems so long ago but I can still remember it as if it was yesterday! Over 25 years ago when I was an elementary student at Seven Valleys Elementary School in Pennsylvania collecting scratch and sniff stickers was all the rage among all the girls in my class. In fourth and fifth grade me

Starwars Lego Merchanting

LEGO is probably the essence of a kids imagination. You can make anything as long as you have the bricks of course! But Star Wars lego is a lot more different. It has features just like the stuff in the movies, yet it gives some room for imagination to customize and make your own creations.

Outdoor Railways

First things first. An outdoor railway plan is a huge hobby. Make no mistake this is not a weekend home improvement project. It will require tact and patience if you are to do it well. According to my thirty years expert hobbyist, and neighbor, “you’ve got to get the wife’s approval too.” After all you’re

Understanding Model Airplane Plans

Making sense of model airplane plans is something that comes very easily to me; and (for example) learning Spanish is something that is impossible for me. There are many people in the world who have an easy time with languages and will find following model airplane plans to be nearly impossible. I will attempt to

How to Make a Lego Custom Clone

Do you know what LEGO is? Yes, it’s those bricks that you can use to create almost anything. But starwars LEGO is more, because you imagine anything from starwars and make it. See something in the movies or cartoon shows that isn’t available in Lego’s? You can’t just sit there, why don’t you just make

Lego Mindstorms Buying Guide

Lego Mindstorms robotics kits combine accessibility, flexibility and state-of-the-art technology in one slick package. Clearly designed for aspirant programmers of all ages, they’re not only a lot of fun to use but also make excellent educational toys. The current NXT kits have come a long way since they debuted in 1998, and while third-party code

Would i like Nitro Rc Cars

Do you like speed, gas, and power. If you do you would love Nitro RC cars. Nitro RC cars a full of fun. You can buy a simple Nitro RC car for cheap. You can also put of money in them. You can buy a Nitro RC car ready to race. You can buy one