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New Factory Team Parts for the Team Associated B44.2 Buggy

The crew over at Team Associated have just announced some new Factory Team hop-up parts for their popular B44.2 electric off-road buggy. Some of the highlights of these new parts are- Part #9917- Graphite Hub Tower A. These new hub towers come in 2.5mm thick carbon fiber and give additional clearance for the Associated Factory Team 12mm big bore shocks. They [...]


Big Squid RC Live – Show #5

Update: Live show is over, the replay is available above or on our YouTube channel. Here it is, us, live! Just like we are in real life! On tonight’s show we’ll be talking about the new Castle Sidewinder and Mamba Monster ESC updates. Plus whatever else we think of, maybe that OFNA GT-V2e 1/8th onroad supercar thing. It’s been a slow [...]


Big Squid RC Live Reminder – Tonight at 9PM CST!

A quick reminder that the BigSquidRC Live show starts at 9pm CST tonight. So if you are online, or thinking about grabbing some dinner, make sure you are back here at your PC soon! Something crazy always happens during these shows, you might as well be here to catch it live right?! Want to check out the BigSquidRC Google Plus page? [...]


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GH Racing – Boxing Day Sale

Just got word that GH Racing is having a Boxing Day Sale! I don’t know all the details, it’s some sort of Canadian thing, but what I do know is that we get 30% off because of it! WOO HOO! Head over to the GH Racing front page for details. Want to see what other GH Racing news? Click HERE [...]


HPI CNC Aluminum Gearbox Plate 101267

HPI Aluminum Front Gearbox Plate for WR8 and Bullet Series

HPI has announced a new CNC machined aluminum front gearbox plate for their popular WR8 and Bullet series of vehicles. The CNC’ed piece not only adds some nice bling to your ride, but is stronger than the stock piece. Part number for the front gearbox plate is #101267, street price is $20, and they are available right now. Hit up the [...]


Hong Nor X3 Sabre Electric Buggy

Hong Nor X3e Sabre Electric 8th Scale Buggy

There is nothing quite like the over-the-top power and speed of an electric 8th scale buggy. Hong Nor now has an electric version of their X3 Sabre 8th scale buggy. The X3e has been designed to take a beating and be quick around the track as well. Some of the features and specs include- * Lightweight diffs, front, rear and center * [...]


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Updated Merry Christmas From the RC Industry

Sadly, I believe we deleted a few, and there are several that showed up in our snail mail box that I’m afraid we are too lazy to scan in, but here is some holiday cheer from the RC industry that has been sent our way. Enjoy! #gallery-7 { margin: auto; } #gallery-7 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-7 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-7 [...]


AKA Enduro SC Tire

AKA Enduro Short Course Tire Review

THE AKA Enduro Short Course Tire ReviewAKA Enduro tires have gained quite a reputation for being one of the premier race tires money can buy. Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the AKA Enduro, specifically the short course truck version, to see how it stacks up in the bashing world. Do they last? Do they have incredible traction? [...]


RPM Losi SCTE Parts

RPM RC Products Hop-Ups for Losi Ten SCTE Review

THE RPM RC Products Hop-Ups for Losi Ten SCTE ReviewYour truck is not a true bash-mobile unless it has RPM parts on it. In our quest to make our Losi SCTE the most bash-worthy truck possible, we installed a bunch of RPM hop-up parts. Today we’ll be taking a closer look, are the RPM Losi SCTE hop-up parts worth the [...]


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Merry Christmas!

From our family to all of yours, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Hopefully everyone finds at least one RC related item under their tree, and gets in some bash time over their holiday break. If you aren’t sure about what to give someone for the holiday, consider something RC related. Think of the kids face, or [...]


Races Edge Switchback 2wd Brushless 2.4 GHz RTR Buggy

Racers Edge Switchback 2wd Brushless 2.4 GHz RTR Buggy

One of the latest entries into the “old school” buggy class is the new Racers Edge Switchback. The entry level Switchback 2wd electric buggy comes RTR, complete with a brushless power system and 2.4 GHz radio technology. Some of the other features and specs include- * Waterproof electronics system * Receiver box * 3600 kv brushless motor * 2.4 GHz radio system * Wizard ESC [...]


Edam Zoom 8th scale buggy

Edam Zoom 8th Scale Electric Off-Road Buggy

Taiwanese car manufacture Edam has just released information on their new belt driven 8th scale electric off-road buggy called the Zoom. Going with belt drive is quite a departure from the traditional shaft drive, making the Zoom a radically different design than what is on the market right now. Some of the other features and specs include- * Adjustable wheelbase for [...]


Cubby grabbing the Bull by the tail, not the horns

THE Cub Report, 12.24.2012, Version- My Lil' Weekly Festivus…

Hey gang, welcome to Christmas week. My how time flies, it seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the start of 2012, but here we are and it’s almost over. I sincerely hope you guys get a few extra days off work and that your Christmas is a very merry one. We won’t be taking any days off here at [...]


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Castle Creations Sidewinder3 and Mamba Monster 2 Info

A while back we posted that Castle Creations would be upgrading their Sidewinder and Mamba Monster line to waterproof versions. Well the Sidewinder3 and Mamba Monster 2 have been officially detailed and are ready to go. We aren’t sure what took Castle so long for their in house product line to catch up to their OEM line, since that’s has [...]


Ofna GT-V2e 8th scale on road electric car

Ofna GT-V2e Pro Electric 4wd 8th Scale On-Road Car

If you haven’t noticed yet, more and more companies are coming out with “XO-1” killers, 8th scale electric on-road cars built to take huge power and be stable at insanely high speeds. Ofna has a new big on-road car called the GT-V2e, built to take on all comers at your local bash spot. The GT-V2e comes as an 80% roller, [...]