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R/C Around the Web – Lite Edition… edition

Photo of the Week:by Travis Batton Nerdgasm: Building a rock crawler demo platform for NASA. It’s a long, cool story with a build log of a 1/5 scale Killer Krawler from RC4WD. Not just for racing: Here’s some ideas for competitions and fun to have with your r/c vehicles and friends.  Or just come to one of our bashes, we do [...]

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Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series Dates

We have recently been reminded about the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series that is sponsored by Team Associated. If your looking to catch some full size SC trucks in action, the next date is May 21-22 in San Bernadino, California, at the Glen Helen Raceway! There is usually a Team Associated tent there with plenty of RC to check [...]

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Savage X Upgraded Parts from HPI

If you’re looking for a little more “beef” for your HPI Savage X? HPI Racing has some new orange anodized parts that will work on your Savage X. The Upper Arm Braces, Lower Bulkhead Plate, Lower Arm Braces, and Steering Post are all precision built to be an exact factory fit for your truck. Plus the [...]

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HPI Racing Officially Licensed E10 Drift Cars

Brian tipped us off on these bad boys a couple weeks ago, and now it’s official! HPI Racing has announced their new officially licensed Falken Tire and Monster E10 Drift RTRs! Justin Pawlak’s and Vaugn Gittin Jr.’s 2011 Ford Mustangs have been scaled down in every detail to a true 1/10 scale E10 drift car. Both [...]

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Losi XXX-SCT 2WD Rolling Chassis

If you’re wanting to get into the the short course craze, or at least looking for another truck, but already have the internals in mind or on hand, Losi has you covered by offering their XXX-SCT 2WD in a Rolling Chassis! The truck comes with all the standard features and parts of the XXX-SCT, but needs a 540-sized [...]

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New HPI Vehicle Bodies

HPI Racing has some new clear bodies if you’re looking to customize the look of your 1/10th scale touring car, Savage X 4.6, or Baja 5 SC. The Toyota Sprinter Trueno Coupe AE86 body fits most electric touring cars, comes with decals and window masks, and dimple marks for easy drilling and fitting to your ride. The HPI Savage X [...]

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New HPI Racing RS32 Kits

HPI Racing has four new RS32 1/32 scale kits for all the micro on-road fanatics out there. Each one of the kits includes a 2.4GHz radio, 4.8V 150mAh NiMH battery, C32 quick charger, and offers a drive time of around 15 minutes per charge. The vehicle features t-bar rear suspension, a rear axle gear diff, and swing arm [...]

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GTB 2 put on weightloss program

Were you shopping for an ESC?  Perhaps you were casting an eye towards Novak‘s GTB 2 Sportsman for it’s price and features, but then said to yourself “Nope, not that one, the heatsink is just too big…”  Novak has agreed with you and now they are introducing the GTB 2 LP.  As you might expect from the name, this new [...]

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Hobby People Warehouse Sale

Since the subject of sales seems to have been a popular subject this week, I suppose it’s appropriate to fill you in on one that’s coming up.  Traditional and Online retailer, Hobby People, is holding a “Warehouse Inventory Blowout” sale this Saturday, April 30th.  If you are in or near Fountain Valley, CA, where their warehouse is located, this might [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 04.27.2011- Mo' Better Letters, My Vague U…

Cubby– To start things off this week, here’s a letter from one of our industry friends concerning this weeks Cub Report. While we get a lot of mail from industry types, we typically don’t post’em, but here’s one for ya. Make sure to hit the MORE button, to read the whole post.Hey Brian, Hope all is well! I do not know [...]

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Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 Unboxing Photos

Earlier today we saw the announcement of the Thunder Tiger MT4-G3. It’s cool to see people starting to do monster trucks again. (tired of all the SC news lately). So what better way to celebrate the announcement then with the worlds first unboxing photo’s of the truck! At first glance, it’s big, the metal chassis with the encased top is [...]

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Holeshot RC and Hobby Town – Street Car Chaos Event

Just a heads up, this weekend, April 30th, 2011 there will be a RC drag event in the parking lot of the Orland Park IL. Hobby Town! Pretty much anything goes at these events! Anything goes, if you think you have a fast vehicle, bring it out. You will most likely see some amazing drag cars out there hitting [...]

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Updated HPI Firestorm 10T

Last month, at RCX, we got a look at HPI‘s updated E-Firestorm Flux, and now they’ve decided to give the once over to the nitro version, the Firestorm 10T.  It still shares the same name as the original, but now it’s been updated with HPI’s 2.4 GHz radio, a sealed radio box, two new graphical designs for the body, new [...]

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TQ Racing wants to smooth out your ride

Big bore shocks are all the rage these days, their extra size and capacity makes for a more consistent shock experience, especially over very bumpy terrain.  TQ Racing is now on the market with their own big bore shocks for short course and stadium trucks.  What separates these from all the rest is the two spring setup that allows you [...]

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Thunder Tiger 1/8 EB-4 S2 Pro

Thunder Tiger has a new high grade nitro buggy avaliable in RTR form. The EB-4 S2 Pro 4WD 1/8 scale Nitro Buggy comes 100% assembled with a a Pro-21BX-R engine, race-proven suspension, and fiberglass, reinforced parts. Also included are a 2.4GHz radio system, race-legal 125cc fuel tank, and a metal gear servo. The EB-4 is avaliable [...]

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