The crew at fastharry.com are big fans of Tower Hobbies for all our hobby needs. We just received an email from them that could eventually affect all of us in the Radio Control and Rocket Hobby. Here is what the email stated:
Many people are concerned with new government regulations that are designed to limit our hobby industry. You’ve probably heard about the new FAA regulations limiting our use of R/C airplanes and proposed shipping bans for R/C batteries.
New regulations are being considered regarding model rocket motors. This may not immediately impact your particular hobby but it’s just another step toward regulation of materials used in hobbies and deserves your attention.
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has recently advised read more
The one-liner of the month award goes to the Brother in Law of our man room pal Jake. Seems Jake’s B-I-L was traveling to upstate NY and had just exited the Thru-Way in one of those little podunk towns. As he exited the off ramp (perhaps a wee bit fast) he sees an officer of the law standing next to his cruiser on the side of the road.
This article was written by Glenn Cauley ( and used with permission), an RC racer who is a great guy. Glenn is into Motorcycle racing now, but I have found this article to be invaluable in prepping for an RC race. It was written about 8 years ago and I have also added a few things as time went by, and you are welcome to add items in comments and I will amend the article.
Be the envy of all your friends! Thats right boys and girls…fastharry.com is gonna start a “readers rides” page.. Send us a pic, makes sure it is in focus, interesting, and comes with a description (brand, RC gear inside, who did the paint, etc.)
The most important thing in racing ANY cars is to know you or the car will never be fastest EVERYWHERE on the track. Learn the parts or corners where you are the fastest and tune your car to be even faster through that section and drive the slower parts as well as you can. Be consistent, stay out of traffic, don’t crash and you will be on the podium more often than not.
fastharry.com is a site for all things radio control, and all things cool. All of us are proudly based in the USA in California and New Jersey with friends and affiliates around the country and spanning the globe.
One of our main features is vintage and new radio control cars, with parts and kits with radio control racing also being highlighted throughout the website.
You can watch all of our video’s on YouTube, click here: fastharry.com on youtube. Select videos will also be shown on this site under the media and video categories.
Forza 3, the real life car racing simulation from Microsoft and Turn 10 for the Xbox 360 is such a great game we find ourselves using it to stay in practice for Radio Control racing. The vehicle handling physics are simply amazing and feel real life, especially when it comes to controlling the car in a racing or 4 wheel drift situation.
Here are some pics we have taken “in-game”. We will read more