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Sworkz S104 EVO Review Part 2: The good, bad, and fast?

Posted by Eric Olson on

Sworkz S104 EVO Review Part 2:  The good, bad, and fast?

If you missed the initial review, you can find it HERESo let me catch you up to speed a little. Since I wrote the initial review I have put some laps on this little car. I race 2 regional races, 6 club races, and some practice sessions. The tracks have ranged from hardpack dirt with dust to a sand clay mix.On paper this car is perfect for me. I like the design, materials, and parts support for this little beast. When on dirt, I found some positives, negatives and issues.Please keep this in mind as you read. I am an intermediate...

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Thank You for Your Support: Kootenai RC Racers

Posted by Eric Olson on

Thank You for Your Support: Kootenai RC Racers

Eric - Thank you for your awesome donation items for our Hot August Showdown race. It went a long way in helping us raise fund towards our timing system upgrade. We really appreciate Factory RC Hobbies support of RC racing in northwest Montana. Here is a summary of our race weekend:On August 6th and 7th, the Kootenai RC Racers (Libby, MT) held their fourth annual Hot August Showdown race series. Originally, this race series was a month-long points race where local club racers would race in selected classes once a week and the drivers with top points at the end...

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For those with sponsors, some advice.

Posted by Eric Olson on

For those with sponsors, some advice.

First of all the following was not written by me.  I will include a link at the end if you want to see the full discussion.  I think that the author was on point with his take on sponsorships. "I can't say I speak for every company out there, but I am confident I speak for many on this topic, and quite simply, I think far too many, most, of those who receive sponsorship(s) from various inter-industry and even out-of-industry companies don't really do much, if anything, in exchange for that help and support.Putting a decal on your bike in...

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Here my initial LONG review of my first run with the Sworkz S104 Evo:

Posted by Eric Olson on

Here my initial LONG review of my first run with the Sworkz S104 Evo:

This Memorial Day weekend was the 30th Annual Hank Perry 240 in Spokane Wa. This is the 2nd round of the Northwest Championship Tour. With over 280 entries coming from all the Pacific Northwest and Canada, its is truly stacked with great talent.For the last year I have been driving the Hot Bodies D413 and it renewed my love for the 1:10 4mod class. While being super dependable and fast, there were a few things I did not like about the car. Differential maintenance was the biggest dislike of the D413. The second dislike was the inability to be a...

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