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Until now, under the hood of scale RC Crawlers was typically the area where the unrealistic looking components of a Scale RC build were hidden. RC4WD has changed all of that with the release of their V8 engine with built on Transfer case. Designed by Fracture (from New Zealand) and CNC machined from Billet Aluminum, the unit houses a [...]
RC4WD released it’s most aniticipated scale tube chassis, the Subzero. They’re offering the powder-coated, steel tube chassis with scale steering wheel and interior panels for a retail price of $299.99.Visit RC4WD to view this & their entire product line.
Another iHobby Expo has come and gone, and I was lucky enough to attend one industry day, and one consumer day. So here’s the scoop from the show. The biggest news? Ever heard of Zippy packs? Maybe you have, maybe you haven’t, but to boil it down for those that have not, Zippy/HobbyCity battery packs might very well mark a big [...]
Looks like RC Pro Products has a new clutch called the Viper Clutch. It’s a 3 shoe clutch set with 3 spring setup to fit Mugen/Xray pin size flywheels. Check out RC Pro Products for their complete line.
Novak has just released their new Kinetic Racing Brushed/Brushless ESC and it’s available as a system with one of their 10 Ballistic Brushless motors (from 3.T to 21.5T). This new ESC offers a ton of options, easily programmed using Novak’s NovaLink PC Interface, including Dynamic Motor Timing and digital current control. The Ballistic Brushless motors boast an [...]
As we all get back to the office, and try to recover from the recent iHobby Expo 2009, I thought I would take a moment and post up some more pictures. We’ll have a huge write up coming in the next few days, but wanted to keep the pictures coming! Pro Driver Tim Mohr walks the track as he [...]
For those of you who haven’t made it out to the International iHobby Expo this weekend, Sunday is the last day! Today was the first day it was open to the public, and the crowds were insane! The place was crazy, and with our demo’s happening throughout the day, it was tough to grab pictures, so I’m just posting a [...]
Byron Fuels going RC Drag Racing! Cool to see the drag racing scene starting to get noticed by other parts of the rc industry! RC Monster and Fastlane had some cool kits and conversions! Look for some of their stuff in upcoming reviews! RJ Speed had some interesting new products like the Sport 3.2, the late [...]
With HPI releasing their new Crawler King, RC4WD has re-released their hardened steel transmission gear set. This is welcome news to the offroad, bashing, and crawling crowds. Check out this product and more from RC4WD‘s web site.
Yep! More pics and info for your viewing pleasure! Here we have a shot of the Big Squid RC Booth almost all set up and ready for action! Make sure to stop by and say hi for free stickers and some other surprises! We have a lot of the latest and greatest HPI and Hot Bodies vehicles in our booth [...]
Are we on part 5? It’s all a blur at this point.. with doubling our booth size, answering all the questions, and trying to talk to all the trade show people.. I don’t even know what day it is on the 3 hours of sleep we are getting. Remind me to punch Cubby.. about 20 people wanted his head [...]
So, stopped by the Traxxas booth early day 1 to present them with an official Basher Approved Award for the Traxxas Slash. Without a doubt the Traxxas Slash is deserving of one of the highest RC awards right now. It’s cheap, it’s fun, and it takes a beating like nothing else! Peter Vieira did the accepting [...]
Breaking iHobby Expo News! Guessing at the name on this one, but I think it’s the DuraTrax MX450. The video of this off road dirt bike in action was pretty cool! The fact that it’s brushless, AWESOME! Looking forward to bashing the heck out of one of these! Will get all the details when the show opens. [...]
Breaking iHobby Expo News! I waited till after midnight to post this, so Durtrax couldn’t yell at me too much, but here is probably the first picture of the new DuraTrax Vendetta SC 1:18 Short Course Truck! The show isn’t open yet, but as we were doing some investigative reporting, we spotted this. It’s a pretty sweet [...]
Well, here is the start of the International iHobby Expo 2009 updates and pictures! Remember, where to get your iHobby news first! This iHobby Expo 2009 link will get you all the 2009 updates as we post them! So keep an eye on it. First up, the NEW and 100% BIGGER Big Squid RC booth waits to be unveiled! Again [...]