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RPM covers Traxxas Slash, Stampede, Rustler and more!

Whoa! RPM RC has just about every electric Traxxas vehicle covered! This new cover is for ALL ELECTRIC Traxxas Slash, Stampede, Bandit, Rustler. This inclues the XL-5 and VXL models. They carry their limited lifetime warranty and are only about $7! We are big fans of RPM and their dedication to bashers! The full press release will be [...]

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Muchmore Racing Wheel Balancer

Some new products from Muchmore Racing are coming in. First up is this Multi-Wheel Balancer. It uses specially designed magnets to balance racing wheels, two way adapters to fit all on-road and off-road 1/10th scale wheels, and comes with a caddy for shafts and adapters. A few years back I was having issues getting around a dirt [...]

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DURATRAX 7.4V LiPo CAR PACKS

The Duratrax people have tossed their hat into the ever growing LiPo Battery ring. The packs are protected inside an impact and puncture resistant ABS case. They are wired for balancing with gold-plated bullet connectors for all terminals. They can be bought with a variety of leads such as Deans or the standard DTXC2211. I [...]

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Your Cub Report Version 08.25.08

This has to be one of the slowest news weeks in recent memory. But aha! The Cubbster can always dig up a little something to rant about. (even if it is a “nice rant”) Horizon/Losi pre-released some hype on a “top secret” price leader being introduced at the end of the month. Official release date is 08.29, but if you sign [...]

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Some Awesome RC pics

While normally we only post Fan Pictures for the Big Squid RC Contest here on the front page that have Big Squid RC stickers on them, these pictures from TitaniumXRC were just too beautiful not to post! I left them at a pretty hi-res also for people to check out. Keep those [...]

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Pro-Line Traxxas Slash Body!

For those of you that own a Traxxas Slash, and since that seems like anyone into RC, Pro-Line Racing has you covered! I can’t believe how this truck is taking off, and now you can finally get your paint out and look different. The Traxxas body is called the Hardcore Slash. This body is built to [...]

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Cub Report Version “Go USA!” 08.17.08

Welcome once again to another exciting and infuriating Cub Report! BigSquidRC.com’s top man, Brian, is not at the top of his game. He was actually hospitalized this week, but seems to be doing better now. If you get a chance, shoot him a “get well soon” note to brian (at sym) bigsquidrc.com . We need to keep Brian well and healthy [...]

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Breaking News – ‘Scooter’ Leaves Team Tekin.

Wow. I just got a letter from from Scooter telling me he has left Team Tekin! Scooter has been the face of Tekin for years now, and it’s always great to talk with him at the iHobby shows. If you ever get the chance to meet him in person you will see he is one of the most [...]

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RPM supports the HPI 5B!

This is awesome! RPM RC has started to support the big boys! And by big I mean 5th scale. These are the new a-arm sets for the HPI 5B. Not that they do not come in these colors, these have been dyed. I also can’t believe that they can look that good dyed. I so have [...]

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RC Drag Racing Video from Lynwood – Hi-Def Version!

Here is the link for the Hi-Def version of the video I recently uploaded. This is from the first Lynwood Dragway event of the year. It was also the first event shot with the new Hi-Def camcorder! The video is zipped, and around 40 meg. It’s in mp4 format. If you don’t think you can watch [...]

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RC Drag Racing Video – Lynwood Dragway – Shot in Hi-Def!

I finally had a few days to put together a full video from the Lynwood Dragway event opener a few months back! This was one of the first videos shot with the new Hi-Def camcorder! I’ll try and have a real hi-def version to download soon, but this one looks pretty darn good! This was an official Midwest RC Drag [...]

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The Cub Report Version VIII-X-MMVIII

First off, I would like to personally congratulate all our French readers (as if.. LOL) on their country’s SILVER medal in the men’s 4×100 swimming relay. Experts seem not to know why ratings are way up for this years summer Olympics. Of course, if you are actually watching them at home, you know the reason, HD baby! Finally, loads and loads [...]

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Outerwears Covers the Electric Guys!

Electric RC guys, fear not! Outerwears now has you covered. By using the Outerwears Pre-Filter, you will keep out a lot of the dirt out, and keep your electric motor running smoother and better! It has elastic and zip tie closures around the wires and comes in black, blue, red, yellow, orange, purple and lime green! [...]

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Parma 8th Scale R12 Nitro Race Body

Here is the info sheen on the new Parma 1/8th scale R12 Nitro Race Body. It’s got a closed cockpit, tons of aerodynamic improvements and even has body stiffeners. If you are a on-road rc racer, this is probably on your ‘to get’ list! Click the image for the full version.

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RC Drag Racing Pics from the Big Squid RC Breakneck Bash!

Just wanted to post up a few pictures of the winners from the Breakneck Bash at the Lynwood RC Dragway. Anyone who came out to support the RC Drag Racing scene is a winner in my book! Congrats to all the winners! Check out their cars and sweet winners plaques. (Provided by Big Squid RC) [...]

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