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Pro-Line X-Maxx 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body

Pro-Line Traxxas X-Maxx 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Body

Traxxas X-Maxx owners can now rejoice, Pro-Line has announced a new body for your truck! No longer will your body have to look just like everybody else’s with Pro-Line’s 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. The Raptor is fully licensed by Ford and it even comes pre-cut, making it that much faster to install. Here are some of its highlights- * Amazing scale [...]


Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Questions, Answers, Smack Talk

“X-Maxx Damn Cubby, your review on the 8S X-Maxx is whack. You scared to criticize Traxxas or what? That thing is expensive, how could you give it a B for value? Barnes S.” Cubby- Yo what’s up Barney? Thanks for the email, don’t forget to shoot me your home mailing address for one of our very trick sticker packs. “My” review of the Traxxas [...]


Pro-Line Pro-Forge 1.9 Aluminum Wheels

Pro-Line Pro-Forge 1.9″ Aluminum Wheels!!!

Aluminum Wheels from Pro-Line? Oh heck ya! New from the P-L crew are Pro-Forge 1.9″ Aluminum Bead-loc Wheels. The Pro-Line crew has used the latest in CNC machining technology to create these ultra-trick aluminum wheels. The Pro-Forge units use a standard 6 lug hex mounting design and a standard wheel offset. Coming in at 2mm wider than Faultline or Denaili wheels, [...]


Big Splash Traxxas E-Revo Video

Video – Traxxas E-Revo Big Splash

The Traxxas Revo line-up of trucks made a big splash when they were first announced and are still some of the gnarliest bash trucks that money can buy. Going on right now through April 30th, the entire line of Revo trucks are on sale with large discounts. To help spread the word, Traxxas has released a new video showcasing the [...]


Serpent Viper 977-e EVO2

Serpent Viper 977-e EVO2

1/8th scale on-road cars are some crazy fast beasts, they have insane power and can corner like they are on rails. The latest full-on competition 1/8th scale on-road car to hit the market is the Serpent Viper 977-e EVO2. The 977-e EVO2 has been highly refined to increase handling and to help durability. Here are some of its highlights. * 5mm [...]


JQRacing BLACK Edition Nitro Buggy

JQRacing BLACK Edition 1/8 Nitro Buggy

Coming soon from Joseph Quagraine and the JQ Racing crew is the Black Edition 1/8th scale nitro buggy kit. Joseph is known for having a unique take on everything, such is the announcement for the BLACK Edition buggy with the word of the day being “optimized”. In the official PR, Joseph uses the word optimized for pretty much everything, including [...]


Monster Truck Madness #6 - Getting Started with an Axial SMT…

I’ve been waiting to do a big write-up on the Axial SMT10 for awhile now, so I figured after purchasing and modifying my second one (and with a third in the near future as well) it was high time I talked about it. Since I nabbed my first one back in August I’ve spent more time wrenching, driving, racing and freestyling [...]



A Pair Of New ESCs From RC4WD

Just announced by RC4WD is a pair of new ESCs for your off-road driving pleasure. The first unit is the Waterproof Outcry II. The Outcry II is made for use in scale builds with an advanced Turbo BEC and can handle down to 19 turn motors. Pricing is just $39 and it has a part number of #Z-E0089. The second unit is [...]


Reedy Sonic 540-M3 25.5 ROAR Spec

Reedy Sonic 540-M3 25.5 ROAR Spec Motor

The Reedy crew has announced a new ROAR Legal version of their 540-M3 25.5 brushless motor. This version meets the criteria set by ROAR for 25.5 Formula and VTA racing classes. * Resistance measures at the minimum legal value * Balanced rotor * High strength magnet * Adjustable timing and fully rebuildable * Silver plated solder tabs * CNC machined 3 piece can Pricing for the Reedy [...]



FireBrand RC Supafly LED Wheel Lights

New and hot from FireBrand RC are Supafly LED Wheel Lights. These are motion activated and simulate the look of hot brake calipers. Designed to fit on 4mm axles, the wheel lights add 7mm of width to your drift machine and have a diameter of 34mm. * Come as a set of four * Turns on with movement, automatically turns off when [...]


JConcepts S3 RC8B3 Worlds Body

JConcepts S3 Worlds Body For The RC8B3

Spencer Rivkin and Ryan Cavalieri both used S3 Worlds Bodies from JConcepts at the last IFMAR 1/8 world championships. Soon the S3 for the Associated RC8B3 will be available to the public. The S3 sports a balanced overall aero balance but does use a large rear winglet to aid in rear traction. The body tightly hugs the chassis for a [...]


LRP ZR.28 Spec.4

Updated LRP ZR.28 SPEC.4 Nitro Engine

New from LRP is an updated version of their ZR.28 SPEC.4 nitro engine. On the new version of the big .28 LRP has seen fit to install a new carburetor for easier adjustment, better idling, and more torque. The engine also sports a new head for improved cooling. Furthermore, the LRP .28 uses compact construction allowing it to be installed [...]


Exotek RS4 SPORT 3 Heavy Duty Turnbuckle Set

Exotek Heavy Duty Turnbuckle Set For The RS4 Sport 3

The folks over at Exotek have announced a Heavy Duty Turnbuckle Set for the HPI Racing RS4 Sport 3. The version 2 turnbuckles are machined from steel which allows them to be strong, while giving them the ability to be bent back without snapping unlike some of the other materials on the market. Exotek then applies a special gun metal [...]


Bashers Basics – Race Weekend

I know BigSquid RC is all about Bashing, but when a chance to go to a two day race event came up, I couldn’t resist. I will be taking you all along for the ride, from packing and prepping, to the driver stand, and beyond. We start the night before, as I pack up my tools and pit gear. We start [...]


Cubby Smile

THE Cub Report- Moving Forward

Hello to one and all, thanks for stopping by to check out yet another Cub Report. We are getting a break in the weather here in the Midwest, we hope your weather is allowing you to get in some trigger time too. I am gonna go old school again this week, here are my notes from some of the more prominent [...]