RC Car Hits 188 MPH!

For all our RC fans out there, have I got a story for you. Nic Cage, a world record breaker for RC cars, beats him own record with a 188 mph RC car! You can read more about the story here and you can check out the video below!

How cool is that? You can barely see the thing go by! When are they putting this on the market? I’d pick it up!

Introducing the New Hobbytron Learning Center!


Hey there! Got a quick n’ short post for ya’ll this time. Hobbytron is proud to announce the grand opening of the new Learning Center!

Got any questions about Airsoft or RC vehicles?  Never fear, the Hobbytron Learning Center is here!! Think of it as a Wikipedia devoted to all things RC and Airsoft.  This is a great resource if your are a total Airsoft or RC newbie.  It should help you find the perfect product for your needs and get you started in these exciting hobbies.  We also feature plenty of articles that should prove to be useful for expert Airsofters and RC drivers as well!

Make sure to keep checking back often because we are adding new articles all the time!

Start reading here:  http://www.hobbytron.com/lc/

Top 5 RC Tanks Of 2013


Face it.  There isn’t anything much cooler out there than tank.  That’s why RC tanks are uber cool, especially the Airsoft variety!  Traditionally for extreme hobbyists, most high quality RC tanks will set you back a lot of green.  Never fear though, I found a few pretty neat RC Tanks at Hobbytron that won’t cost you a pretty penny (well, I had to add one expensive RC Tank to the list because it was just too awesome!).

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Top 5 RC Boats Of 2013


I think that RC boats are waaaaay woefully underrepresented by RC enthusiasts.  Everyone these days is always clamoring over RC cars and RC helicopters, but no one is talking about RC boats.  And it is a darn shame!  A darn shame I tell ya!!  RC boats are a lot of fun and since most are fairly inexpensive, they’re a must have in my humble opinion!

Whether you are looking for something small to race around the pool or a decked out super speed boat that can go 50+ mph, it can be tricky to find the perfect RC boat.  The following list describes my personal Top 5 favorite RC Boats here at Hobbytron:

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Top 5 RC Cars And Trucks

Torque King Electric 1:10 RTR RC Monster Truck

Let’s be frank, RC Cars and Trucks aren’t just silly toys for kids anymore (although there are plenty of great kid RC vehicles).  These can be seriously fun and some of the 4×4 offroad RC vehicles are a blast to race through muddy terrain!

Whether you are looking for something small to race around a homemade race course in the house or a couple hundred dollar hobbyist dream, it can be confusing to find the perfect RC.  I’ve seen a lot of great RCs while working here at Hobbytron.  The following list describes my personal Top 5 favorite RC Cars and Trucks on the market today:

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