Tips and Tricks

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

Nov 5
Have a sucessful first flight with the Blade Chroma
Our friends at Horzion Hobby have made some really great videos to help you have a sucessful first flight with the Blade Chroma.   Your First Flight Compas...
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. 


Apr 24
2018 Build to Drive 2.0
We are excited to announce our Build to Drive 2.0 Summer Camp!! Has your child attended one of our past camps? If so, Build to Drive 2.0 is the perfect ...


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