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Turnigy TGY-i6 Boat Radio

Turnigy TGY-i6 Boat Radio

Turnigy has released this great entry level 6-channel radio that is chock full of cool features. Things like telemetry, digital trims, a backlit LCD screen, simple programming and Automatic Frequency Hopping Digital System (AFHDS) spread spectrum technology are all standard. The TGY-i6 includes the …

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Udi RC Power Venom

Review: UDI RC Power Venom

Have you been thinking about getting an RC boat? Are you unsure about making a commitment to yet another aspect of the hobby? Stop thinking and take a look at the Power Venom from Udi R/C. This little ripple racer will let you discover the fun of RC boating without a major commitment of time, money or equipment.

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Aquacraft Rescue 17 Fireboat

Review: Aquacraft Rescue 17 Fireboat

There are those products that come to market that get you all riled up as if you were a kid again and what you see on these pages is sure to get you going. As a kid, who didn't want a sailboat that set off for unexplored lands while you played on the beach? And who didn't want a plastic boat that braved the rapids of that stream behind your house?

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Project: Turnigy Marine Brushless Power System

Project: Turnigy Marine Brushless Power System

Several years ago I reviewed a Pro Boat Impulse 26 from Horizon Hobby and at the time it was a blast to race around the pond at our house. Since then I’ve reviewed many new boats with each one seemingly faster than the one before. Yet somehow my son and I keep going back to the Impulse 26 for various projects, including a trailer that he made to pull the boat behind his RC truck.

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Aquacraft GP-1 Ultra Hydro

Aquacraft GP-1 Ultra Hydro

The GP-1 from AquaCraft Models is the latest RTR fast electric model developed by AquaCraft's chief designer, Mike “Grim Racer” Zabrowski. Measuring 16 1/2 inches, this pickle fork, 3-point hydroplane design features performance engineered components.

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Marine ESC Guide

Marine ESC Guide

With major innovations like brushless motors, LiPo batteries and superlight hulls, RC Boats are going faster and faster every year. We’ve put together a small group of marine ESC’s that are sure to fit into any category of watercraft you choose, including competition-level racers. …

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Atomik Barbwire Giveaway

Atomik Barbwire Giveaway

Fill out the form below for a chance to winthis awesome Atomik Barbwire RTR Brushless Boat! Sorry, but this giveaway has expired. We’re sorry if you missed it, but keep your eyes on this site as we are constantly giving away cool prizes! No …

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Range Check Your Boat

How To: Range Check Your Boat

Ensuring Perfect Radio Waves The airplane and helicopter folks partake in a very strange ritual before they fly a new model for the first time. They’ll get a friend to help them perform what’s known as a range check. What this does is make …

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Prep Your Boat for the Water

How To: Prep Your Boat for the Water

Getting Ready to Make Some Serious Waves We all know how much fun it can be to get out on the water with a new boat, but getting on the water correctly is more important than getting on the water quickly. When you first …

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