RC Car Basics for Beginners – Comparing Nitro and Electric

March 23rd, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

RC Cars for Beginners Getting started in the RC sport can be intimidating. With so many RC parts and options, it can be a challenge to know where to start. Maybe you were involved at an early age and have decided to get back into it, or you would like to share your love for […]

Las Vegas Fun Fly Report with Greggor McGrath

March 22nd, 2012 by Greggor McGrath

We were proud to welcome our newest edition to the A Main Hobbies flight team, Mr. Leon Luke, at this year’s Las Vegas Fun Fly. The weather could not have been better; there was a ton of talent this year and the flight stations were filled throughout the event. With the smell of ions and […]

A Main Hobbies Announced Among Title Sponsors for NEO12

March 21st, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more articles from NEO12, click here) Neobuggy announced today the four main sponsors for next month’s NEO12: AKA Racing, A Main Hobbies, Bullitt, and Savöx. In the news site’s first online article naming the race’s title sponsors, each was thanked for supporting the event with a small paragraph. Here’s what they had to say about […]

The $1,000 Shopping Spree Goes To The One Millionth (+1) Order!

March 14th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

Since A Main Hobbies officially opened in 2004 the company has passed several incredible milestones: 100,000 customers, 200,000 customers, 10-20-30-40-50-60-and-now-70+ employees, sales numbers, etc.. Late last year we noticed that our warehouse was approaching order #1,000,000; obviously, this was a big deal! To celebrate such a big moment in the company’s history, we announced on February […]

John McGinty’s 2012 Psycho Nitro Blast Race Report

March 14th, 2012 by John McGinty

We attended the 2012 Psycho Nitro Blast race in Unadilla, GA this past weekend.  There were about 520 entries in all classes combined.  Some of the best drivers in the world were in attendance like Adam Drake, Jeremy Kortz, Renaud Savoya, Billy Easton and Barry Pettit. My son got out of school about 2:30 on […]

A Main Hobbies – ProTek R/C Racing Team Is Going Across The Pond!

March 13th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

(For more articles from NEO12, click here) A Main Hobbies is going international…literally! We’ve partnered with Neobuggy for NEO12, to be held April 6-9 at Harper Adams College in Newport, Shropshire UK. The seventh running of the Neo Race marks the first time that A Main Hobbies team drivers will venture across the Atlantic for the […]

A Main Hobbies-Sponsored Shawano R/C Flying Club Auction/Swap Meet A Success!

March 12th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

A Main Hobbies recently sponsored the Shawano R/C Flying Club’s 27th Annual Auction and Swap Meet, which serves as a major fundraiser for the Wisconsin-based group. The following is from Blair Johnson, Secretary for the Shawano R/C Flying Club (AMA #893). – The Shawano R/C Flying Club would like to Thank-you for your support and […]

Curtis Door on the 2012 Nitro Challenge

March 9th, 2012 by Curtis Door

(For more from the 2012 The Dirt Nitro Challenge, click here.) Even though I’m posting this two weeks after Nitro Challenge, I figure better late than never!  This was the third time I’ve been to The Dirt Nitro Challenge, and the first time for me that it hasn’t rained at some point.  With almost 700 […]

RACE RECAP: A Main Hobbies’ Third Annual Outback Off-Road Shootout

March 7th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

For the third year in a row, racers from all over Northern California and neighboring states made the trek to A Main Hobbies’ warehouse in Chico, CA to take part in the Outback Raceway Electric Off-Road Shootout. A record turnout of nearly 250 entries made this one of the biggest events in Outback Raceway history! […]

The State of Short Course Racing

March 7th, 2012 by Aaron Waldron

It was nearly four years ago that Traxxas released the Slash – four years! The timing of the decision couldn’t have been any better – several RC segments were hurting, no doubt from a combination of escalating costs and, as much as racers hate to admit it, a lack of scale accuracy. If you weren’t […]