Best walkie talkie for hunting in woods

Best Two Way Radios for Hunting
Even in the age when mobile phones have dominated the communication industry, the best walkie talkie for hunting in woods are still highly practical and far simpler. Hunters trekking in the woods or mountains may find that they are so isolated that the usual communication networks will not work for them. Communication between units is not dependent on stations or towers...

Best LiPo charger buyers guide: Juice up that battery!

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The best LiPo charger is as important as the lithium polymer (LiPo) batteries for your radio-controlled model vehicles (R/C cars). Sony introduced the first prototype cylinder Li-on battery in 1991. After several years of testing, the LiPo battery with pouch technology was produced and marketed. One of the first battery-user segments to recognize the advantage of the new battery was the...

Best RC Brushless Motor for Speed: How Fast Can You Go?

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I've thought about upgrading my Wheely King by adding the best brushless motor to my RC truck. After reading a few reviews, I realized I would grenade the transmission -- quick! A brushless RC motor and ESC are commonplace in many radio controlled cars and trucks nowadays -- as well as RC planes and drones. Because I did do some research...

Nitro vs electric RC cars: Has the dust settled?

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For years, there has been a great debate in the radio controlled car world: nitro vs electric. I have pitched for both teams at one time or another, but my preference nowadays is electric. I'll explain why I'm in that camp at the end of the article. First, though, let's go over the pros and cons of both nitro and electric cars, which will...

What are the best RC car brands? (ANSWERED)

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Question: What are the best RC car brands on the market? I've been involved in the radio controlled car and truck hobby for a long time. I thought I would list some of the good brands I've bashed and trashed, and fixed and raced around the backyard and racetrack. The point is not to pit one brand against another. Rather, it's...

What is the best place to buy RC cars? (ANSWERED)

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Question: What is the best place to buy RC cars? I'm referring to new and used hobby-grade vehicles, not the department store quality stuff. Before the Internet and online shopping were the norm, radio controlled car fanatics almost always shopped at their local hobby shop for RCs, bought from their friends or fellow racers, or bought from mail-order catalogs. Find the...

LiPo vs NiMH

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My question: What is the difference between LiPo vs NiMH? When I started with radio-controlled cars, nickel-cadmium (NiCd) batteries were the standard. They were debated with the then-new technology -- nickel metal hydride (NiMH). (Read customer reviews of good NiMH or LiPo batteries on Amazon.) Nowadays, we have lithium polymer (LiPo) batteries, which have advantages and disadvantages compared to NiMH and NiCd....

What is the best monochrome laser printer in 2019?

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I have been in the market for the best monochrome laser printer for home use and small office use. I had a few requirements for this unit. It has to work across multiple operating systems, including Linux and Windows. I needed a monochrome laser printer, with scanner and copier. I wanted a unit that I could buy toner and a...

Best power supply brand in 2019: Wattage overload!

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I have used a lot of power supplies throughout the years for my personal computers and when I have done system builds for others. For me, the best power supply brands are SeaSonic and Antec for general usage. I am a huge fan of the SeaSonic Platinum series and think it works well for general computing needs. But, manufacturers such as...

What are the best HDTV brands?

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My question: What are the best HDTV brands in 2019? I recently picked up a PS4 and did some research on good 1080p TV brands. I wanted a unit that had multiple HDMI ports, USB, 1080p, and was a good value for my buck. That's how I defined best, and the set for me was a 40" Vizio Smart TV. Granted,...