Monster Beetle 2015 Running Video

October 24, 2015 RCCoachworks 2

Here’s a short video of my first few runs with the new Monster Beetle. It’s running with an original body from a 58060, but the chassis is the re-release. It’s running with the stock electrics, a Futaba S3305 servo, and Futaba R203GF receiver. Enjoy!    

Tamiya Super Clodbuster Build: Part 3

August 14, 2015 RCCoachworks 3

The chassis was assembled in Step 1 and the transmissions were built in Part 2, and now it’s time to work on the suspension and get everything mounted to the chassis. This post will bring us right through to the start of the body.

Tamiya Monster Beetle – Flashback

August 11, 2015 RCCoachworks 0

With the re-release of the Tamiya Monster Beetle coming up, I’ve been thinking a lot about the year I got my first one. I had just been introduced to hobby-grade RC cars in the summer of 1989 when a friend of mine got a Nichimo Spirit FF for his birthday. I [more]

Tamiya Super Clodbuster Build: Part 1

February 21, 2015 RCCoachworks 2

This is going to be the first of a series of posts documenting my build of the Tamiya Super Clodbuster. I bought my first Clod used back in the early nineties, so this is my first official right-out-of-the-box build of a stock Clodbuster.

Banzai Hobby Order Unboxing: Tamiya Parts

November 22, 2014 RCCoachworks 0

I’ve been rebuilding my Tamiya Mini Cooper Racing, so replacement parts have been arriving here a week or so after payday for the last few months. I placed an order with Banzai Hobbies for some building supplies and hop up parts from Tamiya.