Ryan Lutz was in Taiwan last week testing for Durango & Alpha engines, but more interestingly he visited the Alpha factory along with the elusive Kingstar factory – a kind of Santa’s workshop of manufacturing for countless RC companies. But they keep a very low profile so its a bit of a treat to read what Lutz writes in his blog…

Day three Alpha was generous enough to drive me to Kingstar which is the manufacturer for Durango, along with many different R/C companies. I got a private tour of the facility and while I am sworn to secrecy of what I saw and encountered I can say that Kingstar is a top notch company and they do amazing work! I got to see the assembly lines of people packing parts for kits. Also where and how the RTR kits are built in mass production. My favorite thing though had to be how bodies were made and more specifically how the screen printed bodies are made. My journey to Kingstar is one I won’t soon forget and it was an amazing opportunity to get to experience what I did.
Continue reading about Lutz’s visit to the Alpha factory

Still, no photos or juicy info… if any of our Taiwanese-based visitors feel like an adventure why not send us some shots of the factory, inside and out 😉
Update: Lutz seems to have read our post and sent us this…