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 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,...

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...

Is ASUS a good brand in 2019? (ANSWERED)

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I am a computer guy. Friends and family often ask about computer manufacturers or buying advice. I recently was asked this: Is ASUS a good brand? ASUS is one of my favorite brands for desktops and laptops. Read customer reviews of the best ASUS computers on Amazon or continue reading to read my reviews. ASUS mainboards, desktops I have built computers with DFI, ASUS,...

Best LiPo battery guide: Holdin’ a charge!

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I've used nickel-metal hydride and lithium polymer batteries during the many years I've been involved i the RC hobby. My opinion: The best LiPo battery is so much better than NiMH in terms of low weight and high energy density in RC cars, such as a Traxxas Slash or Summit. In my rock crawler, I still use NiMH because I like...

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...

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...

Is Vizio a good brand? (ANSWERED)

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Is Vizio a good brand? This is a question I have seen people ask on the web often. It is one I asked before purchasing one. Now that I own one, I will answer with my opinion and provide a review. The Vizio TV brand is not too expensive and is stocked in more than 8,000 retail stores, including Amazon. I...

Do CPUs come with thermal paste? (ANSWERED)

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When I put together my first computer many moons ago, I had a ton of questions. I remember one being, do CPUs come with thermal paste? At the time, I had no idea. My motto was to be prepared, though. I bought a tube of Arctic Silver as a precautionary measure. After unboxing retail CPUs, I learned that stock AMD and...