1001hobbies is the biggest online model building shop! For the enthusiastic model builders there is a large choice of cars, airplanes, trucks or boats to get you started. Bodywork and chassis are available and allow you to create the vehicle of your dreams. There are also accessories and spare parts to improve and personalise your models. There are more than 7000 references waiting for you in our RC category! The main brands available are: Tamiya, T2M, Carson, TM and many more! What is model building? A scale model is a reproduction of something real in a reduced size. Airplanes, cars, helicopters and boats; there are numerous types of products. Model building is a pastime and activity that will entertain you endlessly. Model building requires the constant development of certain skills such as the knowledge and capacity to make analyses in order to make the most of your pastime. What does RC mean? RC are the initials for radio-controlled. Within the world of model building all the models are controlled from a distance, thanks to a radio (wireless transmitter and receiver) and are called radio-controlled models. Do not confuse this product with a scale model, this is a typical beginners' mistake. Simply adding batteries in order to play with it, will not be sufficient. It is necessary to familiarize yourself with the machine, in order to understand how it works. Certain models require a specific type of assembly, allowing you to test the model’s different settings.