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June 2017

How to Take off or Launch an RC Plane

Takeoff procedure seems straight forward but there are many common mistakes that we’ve all seen from time to time. In this article we discuss how to launch an RC plane
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Converting a Gas/Glow RC Plane to Electric

In this article we discuss moving away from the noisy, oily, relics of the past into the future.   In this article we discuss what you need to know and just how easy it is
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Collecting Scenery for Model Railways

We try to replicate convincing scenes when modelling so why not take a look around the natural environment. All sort of things can be collected and re purposed for modelling. Natural needs little work and is generally more convincing.
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Best Way to Clean Model Locomotive Wheels

Model train wheels can getirty but we can clean them up and make it easier to clean in the future.  In this article we discuss how to clean locomotive wheels and keep them clean
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Scratch Build a Truss Bridge

In this article we built a simple truss bridge from ABS plastic. ABS is acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, a plastic that has exceptional qualities perfectly suited to scratch building models.
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April 2017

How Do You Land an RC Plane?

Learning to Fly RC can be daunting and many of us struggle with landings. With the right advice you’ll be landing like a pro
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Balancing RC Model Aircraft

Correctly balancing an RC plane is of critical important for safe flying. An incorrect Centre of Gravity (CG or CoG) can potentially result in the plane being quite uncontrollable.
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Controlling Model Railway Points or Turnouts with Servos and Arduino

Controlling model railway points or turnouts with readily available RC servos is really simple. In this guide we take you through it step-by-step
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EDF Balancing

An unbalanced fan sounds terrible and yet many modelers don’t realize just how easy it is to get a fan to sound like a turbine. In this article show you how to do it.
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March 2017

Build Your Own Model Railroad Turnouts

In this article I’ll show you just how easy it is to fabricate points/turnouts  for use on your  model railroad.
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