Pages Navigation Menu

Collecting Celebrity Autographs

Fun Ideas For Model And Remote Control Enthusiasts

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Fun Ideas For Model And Remote Control Enthusiasts

Are you a car or plane enthusiast? Do you enjoy putting together models of your favorite vehicles? If you’re tired of models that do nothing but sit on the shelf, take your hobby to the next level with remote controlled vehicles. Although this may sound difficult, getting started is probably easier than you think: Pre-assembled kits: The easiest way to get started is to purchase pre-built remote control kits. There may be some minor assembly required, such as attaching wings to an airplane or blades to a helicopter, but otherwise everything is taken care of for you. Once you get your remote controlled vehicle, use your model-building skills to customize it. For race cars, paint it to match the car that your favorite driver uses. If boats are your thing, you might add or remove parts to make it match your favorite famous ship. Modify existing models: After you’ve gotten the hang of cosmetic modifications for existing models, it’s time to start making functional modifications. Carefully take apart your model and make note of the parts inside. Find stronger or faster servos for sale online and swap them out. After you get the hang of that, you can start adding new functionality. For example, use one of the servos for sale online to add a racing spoiler that changes angles when you accelerate and decelerate.  Creation from scratch: After you have gotten the hang of modifying existing models, you probably won’t be satisfied until you start making creations of your own. Find appropriate servos for sale online and use them to turn your formerly stationary models into working pieces of art. Instead of starting completely from scratch, take pieces from several models and connect them together to create something out of your imagination. For example, you could add a propeller and wings to a lightweight train model, to make a flying train. Add wheels to a model ship to make a boat that can race along dry land. The potential possibilities are limited only by your imagination. If rewiring and soldering confuse you or you simply need help assembling your creations, find out if there is a nearby hackerspace club that you can join. Hackerspace clubs are dedicated to modifying, or hacking, various objects and turning them to a different use. After joining a hackerspace club, you may be surprised at just how many things you’re able to create and how many new ideas you get for using your servo...

read more