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Crafting the Ultimate Steampunk Entertainment System

Crafting the Ultimate Steampunk Entertainment System

When your entertainment system needs to look as good as it sounds.

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Build a Remote-Controlled Lawn Mower

Build a Remote-Controlled Lawn Mower

It’s too hot out there! Time to launch the drone mowers!

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Launching and Flying Foam RC Rocket Gliders

Launching and Flying Foam RC Rocket Gliders

Check out these impressive remote-controlled rocket gliders made from foam board.

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Learn the Basics of Spread Spectrum R/C

Learn the Basics of Spread Spectrum R/C

Entering the world of radio-control (R/C) hobbies can be a little daunting. To make it a bit easier to get started, we’ll cover the basics of 2.4GHz spread spectrum radio control, and the different pieces of a typical R/C system.

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This R/C Plane Built from a Weed Whacker Actually Flies

This R/C Plane Built from a Weed Whacker Actually Flies

In the dark of night, one of the builders at UsaRCJets took the engine from a dead weed eater, parts from an old R/C banana boat plane, a 1′×2′ board and cobbled them together into this monstrous wacky hack. With no plans and only some beers to guide him, Billy D set to work making […]

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RC tanks roll into Maker Faire.

Tiny R/C Tanks Converge on Bay Area for Battle

“I have always been interested in tracked vehicles,” says Seth Abrahams. Abrahams is a member of the Bay Area Tankers club, a group of R/C tank enthusiasts who promote the hobby of scale model armored vehicles. Abrahams brought his 1/16th scale RC tanks to Maker Fair Bay Area last year, and he’ll be back again […]

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