Nitro vs electric RC cars: Has the dust settled?

nitro vs electric
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)

best rc car brands on the market
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...

Question: What are the best bookshelf speakers for under $50?

best bookshelf speaker under 50
I wanted a pair of budget bookshelf speakers for listening for my living room and computer room. My intended purpose was low volume listening. I had a price target of about 50 bucks. I found the perfect pair for my purpose. They are the Dayton Audio B652-AIR 6-1/2 2-Way Bookshelf Speaker with AMT Tweeter Pair. A little backstory At first, I...

Best power supply brand in 2021: Wattage overload!

best power supply brand
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?

best hdtv brand
My question: What are the best HDTV brands in 2021? 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,...

Is ASUS a good brand in 2021? (ANSWERED)

is asus a good laptop brand
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 charger buyers guide: Juice up that battery!

best lipo charger
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...

Question: What is the best subwoofer for low volume listening?

Question: What is the best subwoofer for low volume listening? I use a budget 2.1 bookshelf speaker and subwoofer combo at my PC. This means I do a lot of low volume level listening. I still want my music to have bass -- a good thump to it, if you will. I did some searching and found the Dayton Audio SUB-800...

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

best place to buy rc cars
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...

What is the best monochrome laser printer in 2021?

best laser printer for home office use
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...