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R/C Around the Web - IHobby should be every weekend! edition…

Photo of the Week:Yokomo dori-dori by Tamás Kárpáti Article: “Calling the R/C companies out!” – 5 Things Every RC Car Should Include – Careful guys, if you keep doing hard hitting stuff like this you might start to lose advertisers! Build Log: Real Death Racer WIP – NASCAR Meets Mad Max.  This one should turn out totally frickin awesome. Cool link: White Lake [...]

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Novak Havoc Pro SC now with 540 Ballistic motors

Novak‘s Havoc Pro SC is now available in a combo with the Ballistic 540 size brushless motors.  Previously it had only been available with the larger 550 size motor.  This new combo gives you a greater selection of windings, 8.5T/5000 kv, 13.5T/3300kv, and 17.5T/2200kv.  The 550 size 4.5T combo is also still available and ideally suited for the new 4wd [...]

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RC4WD Hardcore Slash Chassis video

Here’s some video of RC4WD‘s recently announced solid axle conversion chassis, the Hardcore, in action. The Hardcore chassis conversion takes the Traxxas Slash to the next level of realism, with a full on 4-link rear suspension holding on a solid rear axle, just like the full scale short course trucks run. Check the video and then hit [...]

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THE Cubby iHobby Special Report

As part of our extended show coverage, Brian asked me to write a few of my observations from The Show. So here’s the scoop as I saw it from my viewpoint… The Up Sides- Traxxas– Traxxas absolutely nailed the show. I’m not a huge fan, but I have to admire where they are sitting right now. They had an uber booth, then [...]

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New Sponsor Welcome – Axial Racing!

I’d like to take a moment and welcome our newest sponsor, Axial Racing! Before the world was taken over by Axial crawling and scale vehicles, the basher scene was heavy into Axial motors. We are extremely happy to have Axial on board, and look forward to working with them on some upcoming projects! If your looking for a crawler, [...]

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MaxAmps 12V and 24V 47A Power Supplies

Last week we brought you the World Exclusive on the MaxAmps, 12v and 24v power supplies. While the rest of the world was reading about it for the first time, we had one in our booth at iHobby! Today we have all the official specs for those that have been drooling over it. 12V: • 12.15v DC Output Voltage • 575W Output • 11″ x 2.25″ [...]

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Futaba 4PL Official PR

Last week at the iHobby Expo we had a little hands on with the new Futaba 4PL transmitter. This week we got the official rundown and details. We know it’s going to have an amazing price point for all the stuff they packed into it. It has a ton of mixable and customizable features [...]

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O.S. .21 XZ-B Speed

O.S. is ready to put another engine on the shelf for you to buy.  The .21 XZ-B Speed has all kinds of new features on it.  The fuel efficiency of this engine has been improved by 8% over the non-speed version .21 XZ-B.  The cylinder head had been made 9mm shorter than the .21VZ-B Speed, the center of gravity has [...]

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DuraTrax Pit Mats

Every time I go through all my hundreds of photos from IHobby I find another product that I didn’t get to during the show.  These new DuraTrax Pit Mats are among them.  They are a high quality, very durable rubber mat made to withstand all kinds of solvents and nitro fuels.  The large one measures in at 29″ x 19″ [...]

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RC4WD officially licensed Interco Super Swampers

RC4WD is stepping their game up and bringing more officially licensed awesomeness to the scale builder’s tool box.  Not content with just offering Dick Cepek Tires, the group at RC4WD has decided to also grab one of the other big dogs in the field and now have Interco’s Super Swamper TSL/Bogger in their stable of tires.  The details that they [...]

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Pro-Line 28th Birthday sale

Pro-Line is celebrating their 28th birthday this week, but don’t worry, you don’t have to get them anything.  Instead they’re giving a present to you.  Starting today and running through the 31st you can take advantage of a 10% off coupon at the Pro-Line store.  Just use coupon code HAPPY28 during the checkout process and 10% will be taken off [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, A Weekly Q & A Session- Version 10.28.2010

After missing last weeks edition (I was slack’n as usual), I present you with this weeks best questions (with rather iffy answers). ========== “Greetings, I was amazed at the live feed setup that you had at the expo and was thrilled to view it. This was a terrific idea and hats off to your team for pulling off such an endeavor. Thanks [...]

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Thank You Team!

I wanted to take a moment and thank the team that helped make iHobby 2010 another amazing event! If you attended the show, I hope you had a chance to stop by and say hi! We talked to, what seemed like thousands of people, and tons of fans! Thanks for all your support! It was cool to see people [...]

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HUDY limited edition socket driver

When you think of things that could be called “Limited Edition,” nut drivers probably aren’t the first thing that come to mind.  But HUDY has exactly that, a new Limited Edition 7mm socket driver made to fit M4 nuts which are typically used as wheel nuts on 1/10 scale touring cars.  It’s machined out of 1 piece of duraluminum that’s [...]

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TQ Racing SX8 Evo E

Here’s one thing (among many) we missed at IHobby.  TQ Racing unveiled their prototype of a new 1/8 scale brushless buggy, called the SX8 Evo E.  It’s based on ideas from TQ’s SX10 line, but also features many new ideas that work with 1/8 scale.  It’s designed with saddle packs in mind for better weight distribution and more options on [...]

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