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Venom Strikes the Scorpion!

Today the Venom Group did a good job of filling my mail box with Venom Press Release goodness! Check all this stuff out! First up is the Venom Heat Sink Motor Plate for the Axial Scorpion. It’s is CNC Machined from 6061 aluminum and finned for optimum motor cooling! Next up [...]

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Snowbird National’s with Cubby!

Greeting’s from Florida! With a little help from Brian back in Chicago (hey buddy.. how’s the weather! Muhaha..) I’m going to try and bring some updates and pictures from the Snowbird Nationals. I’m beyond tired, so I’m going to keep this one short. There are 750 entries from 38 states and 10 different countries! the Doors [...]

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My Special Early Cub Report!

It’s Friday, which means one thing in the rc industry, no press releases on new products over the weekend! So let me dive right into the highlights of new releases this week. The biggest news this week- the Novak 1/8th scale conversion kits. It’s quite obvious that the next big thing in rc racing will be 8th scale electric off-road. There [...]

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Duratrax brings a new 1/8th scale Nitro Truck!

We just got a press release from Duratrax that talks about their new 1/8th scale racing truck called the Duratrax RT-X 27. This is the only picture I have, nothing with the lid off yet. It’s hard to tell if it’s based on anything like the Warhead or the Raze. From the sounds of the [...]

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Schumacher USA Brings Us Power

Hot on the heels of their new brushless systems Schumacher USA has announced some new LiPo packs. The CORE RC 3250mah 7.4v now has a smaller form to fit those harder to fit areas. It has a impact resistant hard case with ‘cell shapes’ molded into the bottom that can key into those chassis that [...]

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The Cub Report! Week 3

Yes, even the best opinion writer in rc can miss a deadline. After the constant hate text messages from the men in black suits at BigSquidRC, I decided it was in my best interest to get my Week 3 review in their inbox. First, before I start ranting, BigSquidRC is breaking out the big money and making sure you, the faithful [...]

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Big Brushless news from Team Novak!

In what I would pretty much consider a “Stop The Presses!” moment today, Team Novak dropped me a press release with talks of conversion kits for many popular NITRO buggies to convert them to brushless! Now I know what you are thinking… ok.. so they probably made a kit for one OFNA, the one that came [...]

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Illinois Rock Crawling Event! Feb 16th, 2008

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Holy Cow! Another RC Rock Crawler Course!!!

If you are into the new and hot RC Rock Crawling scene, and happen to be in the Chicago area, you are in luck! Today I went to visit the RC Hobbies – Naperville store to check out their new RC Rock Crawling course! It’s a sweet setup of rocks and tree-limbs that can provide a [...]

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RPM helps bullet-proof the Traxxas T/E Maxx

We just received a press release from RPM about their new Traxxas T/E-Maxx True-Track Rear A-arm conversion. The new new kit eliminates the rear toe link and locks in the angle at a negative 1.5 degrees per side. The arms are also a little beefier and they even have oversized bearings! They will come in the usual [...]

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A Midwest RC Drag Race Scene Update

Hello everyone. Hopefully everyones holidays were good, with them (X-Mas-New Years and my B-Day ) over now I’m going to try to write a little…bear with me. Well a few of us have been getting together at Underground the last few weeks on Saturday’s. For those of you who don’t know what The Underground is let me try to describe it [...]

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iHobby Expo Invasion – XXXMain

When it comes to people you admire, at least in the RC world, everyone always has some top pro drivers that they worship, and just think are the greatest people ever. When it comes to who bashers worship, it’s XXXMain. Well.. maybe BigSquidRC, then XXXMain.. (Just kidding!) Seriously though.. these guys have been hardcore bashers forever, and [...]

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Team Check Point checks in!

Information on two new items from Team Check Point has just come in. The Pro Car LiPo Balancer, balances individual cell voltages during charge/discharge and automatically checks for poor quality cells. It can be used alone or with a separate charger such as the TC-1030. It’s designed to work with 2 to 3 cell packs assembled [...]

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Venom Product Attack!

The good people over at Venom were on a mission today to fill my mailbox with loads of new product press releases! Up first is the new Multi-Function Pro Charger, and it looks like it comes with everything you could ever need! Besides every plug possible, it comes with or without a power supply(nice) LiPO Balancer, [...]

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Playing News Catch Up

While still playing catch up after our big computer meltdown, I’m finding news we missed posting in backup emails. I posted a few new press releases in the NEW Product Forum. One of them being for the Futaba 4PK 4-Channel 2.4ghz computer system. We talked a little about it back during our coverage during iHobby, and it [...]

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