Monday, October 31, 2011

The Differences Between Electric And Gas Powered RC Trucks.

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RC trucks are the radio controlled trucks that people use in order to race mainly for fun. There are those who use these trucks to compete amongst themselves in order to intensify their excitement when they are racing, but the main reason why we race these trucks is mainly for fun. There are so any different kinds of these radio controlled trucks and most of them fall under the category of those that are electronically powered and those which are gas powered. These two categories differ so much in the way they operate and in the way they are created.

Just as the name suggest, the electric power RC trucks are powered by a battery or batteries. These can use certain types of batteries for the racer to race the truck as much as they want. If the battery loses power, the user will just need to get another battery and the truck will be back for action. These are different form the gas powered truck, which are powered by gas as the name suggests. With these, you just need their gas for racing and in case it runs out, you will just have to replenish it in order to continue racing.

The electric powered RC trucks are less complicated when you compare to their gas powered RC counterparts. They are simply made in order not to challenge their users when they are racing and this is why they are common and a preference of many truck racers out there. The gas powered trucks are quite complicated and hard to learn especially if you are not familiar with racing, and they can become a great challenge to you. They can only be used in case of a racer who likes challenges and who is ready to learn something from the challenge.

The gas powered RC trucks, because of their complicated nature are only meant for the experienced truck racers. These are the racers who can handle any kind of RC truck out there because of the many years they have in racing such trucks. The electric powered trucks on the other hand are meant for the new racers, who have no prior experience at all when it comes to racing such trucks. Their less complicated nature works really well for the new racers who want to learn something form these trucks as they race.

The choice of a type of RC truck that you will make will depend on the kind of racing excitement that you want from the truck. If you want the challenging excitement and you also want to learn something new from your truck, then your choice will be on the gas powered RC trucks. If on the other hand all you need is to have some fun in racing and nothing more then the electric powered rc trucks are your choice. Just ensure that you are purchasing what you really need in order to get what you really want from these trucks.

3 comments:

  1. Excellent post. I think I’m going to bookmark this. Thank you.
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  2. By far the biggest difference between an electric and a nitro RC are what makes them go. The electric RC is powered by a motor that requires electricity (in the form of a battery pack) as the fuel. The nitro RC uses an engine fueled by a methanol-based fuel that contains nitromethane. This nitro engine and nitro fuel are the RC equivalent of the gasoline engine and gasoline used in your full-size car or truck. Another class of hobby-grade RCs have gas-powered engines that use gasoline rather than nitro fuel. These are a special, larger size RC that is not as prevalent as the electric and nitro RC models.

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  3. I am going to bookmark this post as it precisely stated the difference.

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