A very early RC car experiment

In the October, 1964 issue of the highly regarded “Rod & Custom Models” magazine, Ken Balz wrote about his experiment to power and radio control a 1:8 scale Monogram Big “T” plastic display kit model. It had long been a dream of slot racers to ‘drop the slot’ and race more like the ‘real’ racers. Ken was one of the first, here is his story about the conversion.