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Revell 4-Rotor RTF RC Heli!

Check this thing out! The new indoor heli from Revell, Fire Strike Pro, looks pretty dang cool! The counter-rotating technology lately has made it so easy to fly these smaller heli’s, I love it! I have never seen a 4 blade chopper of this size in action, and really looking forward to see how it [...]

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AQUACRAFT VS1 COMPETITION WOOD TUNNEL HULL ARR

Whoa! This thing looks pretty cool! New from AquaCraft is the VS1. It’s ARR meaning it’s going to take a little elbow grease to get it together, but should be less then a day. It’s got a good amount of wood to it, (cool look!) and is ready for some competitive boat racing! The full press [...]

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Cub Report – The Week That Was 06.29.08

What has been the single most hyped car release of 2008? Arguably, the mysterious Losi Crawler. On the product side of things, Losi already had tires, bodies and other crawling accessories out for some time, so it’s obvious they support the genre. On the marketing side- Losi put out more new age “internet buzz” on this model than any before [...]

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Pro-Line Vortex Body for the Kyosho Lazer ZX-5

I know our resident edgy reporter Cubby has been pushing the electric RC scene for a while now, and it looks like Pro-Line Racing is starting to help with his efforts to help bring electric back to the front. This new body is designed to keep those high voltage brushed or brushless RC Kyosho Lazer ZX-5 [...]

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Pro-Line Helios Body for RC Monster Trucks!

If that title sounds to good to be true.. well it’s true! The awesome Helios body which was only for the RC Rock Crawling scene has finally been up-sized to fit RC Monster Trucks! Pro-Line Racing did a great job with this body, and I hope they keep them coming! This body fits T-Maxx, E-Maxx, Revo [...]

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GMS RC Drag Racing Wheelie Bar System

I just got a press release from Grand Motorsports about their new Wheelie Bar! Here is the press release: Grand Motorsports Advanced Wheelie Bar System Grand Motorsports announces the release of their new shock-loaded wheelie bar system. Designed to allow optimum weight transfer under acceleration, the new GMS wheelie bar system allows you to tune and control your launch [...]

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New 32-Pitch Pinion Gears from Novak

Team Novak is expanding its line of gears with the addition of 32-pitch 5MM Steel Pinion Gears. These precision-made gears mesh with any brushless motor with a 5mm output shaft, including Novak’s HV-Series of Brushless Motors (#3524-3527), and can be used to power Monster trucks, including the Traxxas E-Maxx, and HPI E-Savage. Check the NEW Product [...]

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Rub-A-Dub-Dub Cub Report 06.22.08

Traxxas Horizon/Losi are all over the googolplex hot rock crawling trend. They announced last week that yes indeed, they have a rock crawler on the way with a debut date of June 27th. They will be premiering the most radical comp truck ever released on their website, stiff arming the trade show circuit and making the mags wait. Should be [...]

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RC Monster Truck – Bash-A-Palooza Event Follow Up

Wow, what a great event! First off, I would like to thank all the awesome companies that helped provide prizes for the event! HPI Racing, Duratrax, Parma, O’Donnell Racing, XXX Main, and ofcourse Leisure Hours Hobbies! I would also like to thank John (from Leisure Hours Raceway) for doing an awesome job on the [...]

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BASH-A-Palooza Video – Long Jumps and Monster Truck Soccer!

Here is another video I put together from the Big Squid RC Bash-A-Palooza event this weekend! This time up we have some awesome rc monster truck long jumps and soccer action! Again, Thanks to everyone who came out to the event! We couldn’t do it without you all!There is also a HI-DEF version of the video Located HERE! Right Click/Save [...]

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Running on Fumes Report 06.15.08

Traxxas Much like the paranoid survivalists that emptied out every supermarket in the country of 50 lbs bags of rice, rc’ers are now beginning to stockpile nitro fuel. Rumors have been floating for months about no more 30% being produced and prices doubling by Christmas. The best part is, ask 10 guys that work in the rc fuel industry, and you’ll [...]

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BASH-A-PALOOZA Video – Obstacle Course

Here is a quick video I put together from the Big Squid RC Bash-A-Palooza event this weekend! I will post up a full recap tonight along with another video. The folks over at HobbyZip also have a ton of videos posted, so make sure to head over there and check them out! Thanks to everyone who came out..I hope everyone [...]

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Traxxas Slash – RPM The Parts For You

This just in from RPM RC. If you are one of the people running out to get the new Traxxas Slash, RPM RC already has some parts that are compatible! That’s awesome news, since bashers NEED to upgrade to RPM. Here’s the list: #80242 – Black Front a-arms #80245 – Blue Front a-arms #80712 – Caster Blocks #80372 – Front Bearing Carriers #80382 [...]

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RC Monster Truck Basher Event: BASH-A-PALOOZA

Our own Big Squid RC BASH-A-PALOOZA event is coming up! Hosted By: Leisure Hours Hobbies at the amazing Leisure Hours Raceway June 14th! The official event page is Right HERE! Or click the new link over on the left! This event is going to be awesome! Here is a Prize List Update: – New HPI Savage – New [...]

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Attention RC Industry: PLEASE STOP STEALING OUR STUFF!

Ok, normally I let Cubby do the ranting around here. 1) He’s good at it, and B) He likes the hate mail more then I do. That being said, I’m going to hop up on my soap box here for a minute and get something off my chest. Lately I have been starting to see terms and phrases [...]

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