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Pro-Line Trencher Tires Reviewed

We recently got our hands on the new Pro-Line Trencher 2.2 SC Tires, and put them to the test! If you are looking to get some new rubber for that short course truck you have, make sure you read our review before you go shopping! Head over to the RC Reviews section or click the image to check it [...]

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Traxxas 4×4 Tuning Springs

Looks like Traxxas has come out with another set of ‘most have’ hop-ups for the Traxxas Slash 4×4! These new progressive-rate Tuning Springs sound pretty cool. The progressive-rate design allows you to take small bumps without compromising the need for strong springs on the big air! They are color coded, 20% softer than stock are orange, [...]

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THE Cub Report, Version 05.31.2010

Welcome to yet another uber edition of the rc worlds most maligned weekly column. 🙂 Btw, you guys have been seriously slack’n with your hate mail lately, or maybe I’ve been slacking on flip’n out on people. Maybe it’s a bit of both? Any which way, you aren’t cool unless you’re spewing the hate to cubby at BigSquidRC dot com. [...]

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NIRC – XIRTIC – Rock Crawling Bash

So I recently mentioned we were heading out to join the NIRC and XIRTIC guys that were doing a little local RC Rock Crawling here in Illinois. It was a great time, with some sweet courses. The turn out was good for their first get together, and I think the key was everyone had fun. There was some great advice [...]

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Bass Pro Shop RC – Your Doing it Wrong!

So last weekend I’m looking through the newspaper, cutting coupons or something when I get to the Bass Pro Shop ad. I flip it open and right there on the inside is a picture of one of those 1/18th or 1/28 scale micro X-Mod style tracks, you know the ones with the red and [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Get out there with your cameras... edit…

No Photo of the Week: Cause I couldn’t find any good photos this week. Build log: MAN TGA Dakar Truck Help Out: Leighton Dillard Benefit Raffle Next Weekend: R/C RACING SAT., JUNE 5 – WINFIELD, IL – R/C racing in Winfield continues in 2010. There will be a second fundraising R/C race at the Winfield Community United Methodist Church in Winfield, IL. The [...]

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Traxxas Bandit VXLXL Prototype?!

As you can guess, we get a LOT of email here at BSRC. Today I open the mail box, and start to sort through the first dozen or so, when I see one that says “Traxxas SPY Video!” That caught my attention real quick! We get our share of spy pics and videos, [...]

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Leighton Dillard Benefit Raffle – Win Drake’s Truggy or …

Normally we write the news in our own voice here at BSRC, but this one is too important for us to jack up, so we’re going to let the organizers speak for themselves.March 6th, 2010, RC Racing lost one of its family.  Leighton Dillard or as he was affectionately known Big L died on the drivers stand during [...]

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Dynamite LiPo Glow Driver

Check out Dynamite‘s new glow driver that runs off LiPo power.  The LiPo battery is a 1200mAh 1S, which is regulated to 1.5v output, so it should last much longer and provide more heat to the plug than a driver based on NiMH batteries.  It also features a dead plug indicator.  MSRP for the Dynamite Lipo glow driver with charger [...]

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Pro-Line lets us sneak a peak at Hole Shot SC tires

The Pro-Line blog is hosting up a picture of a new short course truck racing tire based on their well known Hole Shot tread.  They aren’t giving up any details yet, like compounds, price, or ship date.  All they are saying is “Coming soon…” Normally here is where I’d say “click on over to the Pro-Line blog for more info,” but [...]

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Muchmore Hybrid Charger coming to US

Recently we mentioned word about the new Muchmore Hybrid charger/discharger, but we didn’t have a lot of details because it wasn’t shipping in the US, till now. It features a 5 amp charge and 1 amp discharge, real time voltage monitoring, both fast charge and storage modes, and a AC/DC input so you can use it anywhere. They will be [...]

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Losi Mini-Late Model now available in Bind-N-Drive

Losi wants everyone to know that their 1/18 scale dirt oval racer, the Mini-Late Model is now available sans-transmitter.  If you already own Spektrum or Losi 2.4 GHz transmitters from some other kit, you can buy this Bind-N-Drive version and use that radio with it.  Just bind the radio and you’re good to go.  As with all the other B-N-D [...]

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Horizon is warning of counterfeit Spektrum Receivers

Horizon Hobby and Spektrum RC want everybody to know about Chinese vendors offering “Spektrum” receivers at cut-rate prices.  The only problem is these aren’t the real deal.  Horizon says that these counterfeit receivers are made with different components and don’t have the same level of quality control as genuine Spektrum gear.  There’s no tips given on how to ID a [...]

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RC Rock Crawling Get Together

A good friend of ours, Josh from – XIRTIC – Rock Crawling Products is having a mini RC Rock Crawling get together this Saturday which we will be in attendance at. So if you are in the area, make sure you stop by and grab some stickers. WHEN: SATURDAY MAY 29th – 10:30am Check-In / 11:00am Driving WHERE: BUSSE WOODS [...]

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ASK Cubby, A Weekly Q&A Session, Version 05.27.2010

ASK Cubby, A Weekly Q&A Session, Version 05.27.2010 We get letters, all kinds of letters here at BigSquid…. ========== “Just an FYI, in todays CUB report you wrote “Jess Alessi” when its actually Jeff Alessi. The JBRL race was at ARC Raceway in SoCal… I was sitting next to Jeff in the pits on sat and hes a good driver for sure. Anyways, just [...]

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