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Introducing Bancroft - RC Boats, Ships and Submarines

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  • Category: New Products
  • Conquer the waves with Bancroft, the world’s premier RC Boat brand available exclusively at Motion RC! Bancroft’s line of RC vessels is as vast as the seven seas: Specializing in super scale RC Warships such as RC Battleships, RC Destroyers and RC Aircraft Carriers, Bancroft also produces some of the world’s most detailed RC Luxury Liners, RC Tug Boats, Transports, Rescue Boats, Fire Boats, Coast Guard cutters, Submarines, and other RC maritime vessels. Wind-powered Sailing Ships and racing yachts, luxury cruisers, fishing boats, tenders, and marina ferries are just some of the variety of Bancroft’s Remote Control (RC) boats. High-performance...

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    Quick Start Guide for your 1/16 Heng Long Tank!

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  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • Motion RC is always in the pursuit of helping their customer family with accessing easy-to-understand information regarding the product we offer whenever possible.  In that spirit, for those of you who have recently purchased a Heng Long 1/16 scale tank, please refer to this Quick Start Guide to help you get started.  We hope you enjoy your tank and as always if you have any issues with technical support please contact our industry-leading Customer Support team with any questions.   Tank it up!

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    The Right Glue For The Task

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  • Category: Product Reviews
  • Once you get started in the RC hobby, you will quickly learn the “must-have” tools and accessories you will always want on hand in your workshops and field boxes. The right glues and adhesives for the type of models you work with are imperative. Here are some of the most popular glues our staff and customers use for the types of products carried by Motion RC. Cyanoacrylate (CA) Most hobbyists refer to this as simply “CA” but even more commonly known as “Super Glue.” Hobbyists everywhere usually have some for their workshops and field boxes. Not all CA is the...

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    Loose Bearing Pockets On Your Elevator Shaft? Here's A Fix

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  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • Recently we published a Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) for the Freewing 90mm F/A-18C Hornet, which in part discussed the elevator mounting plate.  If you have this model, or a similar model that uses a bearing pocket on your elevator shaft and you find that there's a bit too much play for your liking, here's a simple fix. You can add paper shims like the ones in the photos to really help tighten things up a bit.  You can use hobby scissors and tweezers to help.  Also, numerous shim material can be used such as aluminum foil, tape from a label...

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    How It’s Made: A Foam Electric PNP From Start to Finish

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  • Category: Product Reviews
  • This article originally appeared in the July 2019 edition of Model Aviation magazine and covers much of the non-proprietary information and processes in regards to the manufacturing of Freewing foam electric models.  Authored by Motion RC Director of Global Products and Development Alpha Enos. This is a wonderful time to be an RC modeler! As fellow hobbyists, we at Motion RC are as passionate about building, flying, and enjoying RC aircraft as you are.  Strengthened by the support of our amazing global customer family these past seven years, we are grateful for the continued opportunity to move our beloved hobby forward....

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    Buyer Beware! Is It Really Freewing?

    Posted by Todd Breda on |

  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • Sometimes, for any number of reasons, folks may attempt to choose to purchase direct from Freewing. However, while Freewing manufactures these quality models they do not sell to consumers direct.   Which is why we would like to provide this friendly Public Service Announcement. We have discovered that there is an individual pretending to be Freewing with a legitimate-looking online e-commerce website with all of the various Freewing models for sale.  However, this person is NOT Freewing and is running a scam. Motion RC co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Mark Goetze had this to say regarding the issue; "Please be aware that www.freewing-model.com is NOT Freewing's...

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