June 25, 2018 / by Danny Mavis

There are many different reasons as to why people get into the RC cars hobby. Some do it because they have always wanted to have one ever since they were a kid and now that they can afford it themselves they don’t have to ask their mum any more (unless they want to drive it in her living room of course). Some find the more finicky aspects of it where you assemble and re-assemble certain parts to be particularly fun to do. And of course, there are also those that simply find the activity itself incredibly simple but incredibly fun. Regardless of which of these groups you count yourself in, there are a few items that you might be interested in if you are just getting started.

First and foremost, you will need to pick out a favourite out of the many different available RC trucks you can choose from and go from there. The RC trucks come in many different varieties like the rock crawlers, the buggies, the monster trucks and so on, so if you don’t really know what you want, just go with what seems the best choice to you. There really isn’t much difference between the standard trucks, but if you want there to be there is an easy way to change that.

A great aspect of these trucks is that they are really customisable and there are many different little changes you can make to them and an assortment of different little parts that you can add on to them. These changes can include everything from the more appearance oriented colourful stickers or colour supplies that can let you turn it into your own little art exhibit, if that is what you want. The other changes, like the ones to the wheels and battery are the ones that can be done to improve the performance, and are usually done by those that enjoy racing their trucks against their friends or fellow RC car enthusiasts, in order to get a bit of an advantage on the course.

Finally, if you would like to you can even go and get an entirely different body for your car as well. This is a great option for two big reasons. You can change its appearance completely without having to buy a new truck since that would cost more, and you can replace the body yourself if you enjoy working with your hands. Ultimately, RC trucks are a hobby that you can sink hours and days into if you find you enjoy it, all you have to do is get the right items to start you off.