Tips and Tricks

Stay tuned for tips and tricks from the owners of Big Boys Toys & Hobbies, Jeremy & Melissa Truxillo.

Mar 14
Make your R/C body stronger
Here is a little tip on how to stop your R/C bodies from cracking or breaking. You can also use this method to repair a cracked body. If you bash,...
Jan 5
Charging your ECX or ProBoat RTR
For all of our customers who picked up the new waterproof ECX vehicles or Proboat RTR boats that come with the quick charger in the box, this video is for you....
Nov 29
Saito Engines and Fuel
In this video we will discuss Saito 4 stroke engines and the fuel they require. 
Nov 29
Reprogram a Traxxas ESC
In this video we will teach you how to reprogram your Traxxas electronic speed control (ESC).  Some times if your model starts to do strange things you can reprogram your ESC to...
Nov 29
Soldering EC3 Plugs
In this video I will teach you how to solder EC3 Plugs.  The same techniques can be used for the larger EC5 plugs. 
Nov 29
Soldering Deans
In this video we will teach you how to properly solder Deans Plugs. 
Sep 20
Get the most speed out of your RC boat
In this video we explain how to increase the speed of your RC boat.  We used the ProBoat Blackjack 26 brushless boat as an example but many of these tips can...
Sep 20
Binding a Spektrum Radio to a UMX heli
In this video we show you how to bind your Spektrum or JR 2.4 radio system to a UMX (ultra micro) heli.  The same procedure can be used for Parkzone,...
Sep 20
Solder Traxxas Plugs
In this video we will show you the proper way to solder Traxxas connectors. 
Aug 9
VXL Profiles
In this video we go over how to change between the different modes on a Traxxas speed control.  The same procedure is used for both Traxxas XL5 and VXL ESC's....
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