Category Archives: R/C Hobbyist Spotlight

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: Jake Warburton (@happyvalley_rc)

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: Jake Warburton (@happyvalley_rc)

You’ll be hard-pressed to find a pastime that has as many avenues and offshoots as those found in the R/C hobby. These various layers of creativity and enjoyment are what anchor Jake Warburton into the world of radio-controlled machines. Whether you’re a fan of scale radio-controlled rock crawlers or you fancy a well-built, custom automotive… Continue Reading

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

As another year draws to a close, I’m reminded of my start in the R/C hobby which will begin its seventh year in 2019. Thank you to everyone who has helped make this hobby enjoyable, from guests of The RC Newb Podcast to those whom I’ve learned about through Hobbyist Spotlight articles and online interactions.… Continue Reading

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: Mike George

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: Mike George

I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with a number of fellow hobbyists over the years, some online and others through the RC Newb Podcast. One of my recent guests, Mike George, has been passionate about the R/C hobby for a number of years. That passion spans “go-fast” radio-controlled machines, as well as crawlers and trail… Continue Reading

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: Chris Rappel

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: Chris Rappel

We’ve all gotten into the R/C hobby for a variety of reasons. Some of us want to relive our childhood and get away from the stresses of everyday life, if only for a few fleeting minutes a day. Others want to forge deeper bonds with our children and start a hobby that is filled with… Continue Reading

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: James Tabar

R/C Hobbyist Spotlight: James Tabar

Hobbies provide us with an escape from the daily grind. For many, radio-controlled cars and trucks provide a deeper connection to their underlying passion for the automobile. Personally, this hobby allows me to own some dream machines, even if they are on a smaller scale. Still others find comfort in the hobby on different levels.… Continue Reading