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Thunder Tiger have just announced two new special deals, one for boats and one for their helicopters. When you buy qualifying Thunder Tiger boats through the end of April, you can get merchandise certificates ranging from $10 to $30. The boats included in this promo are the Victoria Yacht, Naulantia 1M Yacht, ETNZ 1M Yacht, Volans Trimaran Yacht, and the Neptune [...]
Our weekly live rc show goes off again tonight at 9PM CST and we invite you to join us for some light hearted rc bench racing. We’ll be talking about some of the latest product releases, plus we’ll be taking your questions directly from our live chat window. All you have to do is visit the top of our front [...]
Duratrax has a new offer where you get a Free FlashPoint Temp Gauge when you buy a new 835B Nitro RTR buggy. The Duratrax FlashPoint temp gauge is a $24 value and is a great aid in tuning any nitro engine. It can also come in quite handy for monitoring the temps on your brushless motor too. The free temp gauge [...]
The yearly Motorama show in Harrisburg, PA. seems to keep growing and growing. This year was no exception, as the location seemed to be packed to capacity! There was a lot of great RC action from racing to flying, and there was also plenty of non-rc related stuff to keep everyone happy! From the car shows, and atv racing, [...]
Hobbico just posted a great video covering highlights from the eFest 2013 show. If you watch closely, you will even see a small cameo by yours truly.Click this link for all of the Big Squid RC eFest News.
If you are a racer and like the dish wheel look, the new Hazard Wheel Dishes from JConcepts just might be up your alley. While getting away from scale appearance is a bad thing for the hobby, some racers prefer the dish look. The new wheel dishes from JConcepts pop right on their Hazard series rims. Retail price is $6 [...]
THE TrakPower DPS 12 Volt 25 Amp Power Supply ReviewIf you are into the rc hobby to stay there are a few items that you use all the time where spending the extra money on a high end item is worth it. For example, a good transmitter will last for years and be worth every extra penny. On that same [...]
The latest body from JConcepts is one of their Finnisher cab forward bodies for the Associated T4.2 stadium truck. The Finnisher is designed for performance and has various air escape passages to help eliminate the dreaded “parachute effect” when driving on windy days. Some of its other features include- * Original JConcepts Finnisher design * Blended wing and body design * Includes additional [...]
The crew over at Innovative Flight Technologies (IFT) have just introduced their new helicopter, the Evolve 300 CX. What makes the 300 CX so cool is its Collision Avoidance Technology (CAT), meaning it uses ultrasonic sensors to keep from smashing into walls, furniture, or basically any other large object. If you are flying full speed towards a wall it will [...]
PROTOform has just announced their newest body, the PFL128 clear body for 8th scale nitro on-road cars. The PFL128 takes some of its styling cues from one of the new LMP2 full scale race cars and was designed with proper air management and body rigidity in mind. Some of the primary features and specifications for the PFL128 include- * [...]
Hey guys, welcome to THE Cub Report, your weekly dose of rc bench racing and shoot’n the rc bull. 25 days, 1 hour and 42 minutes until the cars roll off in Melbourne, “sigh”. It seems like it takes forever for the F1 season to get started. The “big” story from Dallas last night (Saturday) was why rookie Honda/Geico rider Zach Bell [...]
We are still here at Slot and Wing Hobbies in Champaign Il. and most of the testing we wanted to do is now finished. So now it’s time for the fun stuff! We are going to have a little demolition derby… Quad Style! Turns out they are very difficult to crash into each other. As soon as you get the [...]
Today we are hanging out at one of our favorite hobby shops, Slot and Wing Hobbies in Champaign Il. We are testing some products and working on a upcoming shootout. We will be broadcasting LIVE now and then, so if you see a video linked below, click on it and check it out.
THE Vaterra Kemora 14th Scale 4wd Brushless Rally Car ReviewVaterra made quite an impression when they introduced their entirely new line-up of vehicles at Nuremberg a couple of weeks ago. People went gaga over their uber scale looks and impressive specs. For our first Vaterra review we’ve been thrashing the heck out of the Kemora, a 14th scale rally car. [...]
Check out the latest from the crew at Carisma- the GT16MB Volkswagen Desert Beetle Wide Edition. The Bug comes with a nicely detailed scale looking body and big tires for going off-road. Some of its other features and specifications include- * 4WD * 2.4G Radio * Carisma Brushless System * Full Assembled * Ready to Run * Oil shocks * Officially Licensed body * Gear diffs * 370 brushless [...]