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Basher Bearing Tips

RC Bearing Tips for Bashers!

Bashers just might be harder on bearings than anyone else on the planet. We run them through water, mud, sand, and dust, then subject them to the high RPMs of our power systems, pretty much a worst case scenario for the life of a bearing. Recently I got with Thomas Boothe over at Boca Bearings to see if he had [...]

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RC4WD LED Light Bar

RC4WD 1/10 High Performance SMD LED Light Bar

In their quest to have the trickest products on the trail, RC4WD has announced a new 1/10 SMD LED Light Bar. This high performance light bar is not only designed up to brightly light up the trail, but to also add even more scale realism to your truck. * Uses 20 individual LEDs * Adjustable brackets for easy install * Vented sides [...]

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THE Cub Reporter

THE Cub Report, 03.31.2014, Version- All the Awful Things Th…

“Hey Cubby, who killed off scale short course buggies?” was the text message that woke me up wayyy too early last Tuesday morning. I guess one of my SoCal industry buddies thought that was a great question to get my day started, LOL. Don’t worry, I returned the favor yesterday morning (Sunday) to him, I’m quite certain he loved my [...]

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Outerwears Losi Desert Buggy XL

Outerwears Losi Desert Buggy XL Pre-Filter & Shockwears

For all you Losi Desert Buggy XL owners, the crew at Outerwears have announced a Pre-Filter and Shockwears for your big bash machine. Shockwears can help protect your shocks and come in a wide variety of colors, while the Pre-Filter helps to keep dirt, water, and other nasty stuff out of your engine. Expect street prices to be around $17 for [...]

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March Bash-ness 2014 – Round 2, Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of Round 2. This last bit of voting determines our Final [less than five but more than three]. Losi has two hats in the ring, but one is going home. Will it be their super tough Ten-SCTE or super big 5ive-T? HPI’s Savage Flux HP is taking on Traxxas’ Stampede 4×4. Both great trucks in their [...]

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Durango DETC410 Unboxing

Unboxing – Team Durango DETC410 Touring Car

Team Durango, once a tiny, relatively unknown race oriented company, has become mainstream since being distributed by Great Planes. Part of going mainstream in rc is developing a wider product base. While Durango was well known for their uber off-roaders, they never offered anything for the on-road crowd. Several months ago Durango started teasing a new high-end touring car. That car, [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - RC4WD Gelande 2 Impres…

I had been eying one of RC4WD‘s uber scale kits for quite some time so a few weeks ago I finally took the plunge on a Gelande 2. I’ve now had the time to give it a proper beating and see what it’s really made of. Is the beauty merely skin deep? Click “Read More” below to find out what [...]

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Serpent Pre-painted 8th Scale Cobra GT Body

Serpent Pre-painted 1/8th Cobra GT Body

If you’ve read BSRC for any length of time then you already know we are big fans of pre-painted bodies. None of our staffers have any painting skillz, and quite frankly we would rather spend more time with our families or outside driving than wielding a rattle can. Today the fine folks over at Serpent announced a new Pre-Painted 1/8th [...]

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Axial RECON G6 – Big Squid RC Driver’s Challenge Stage

One of the cool things about Axial Recon G6 competition is that each event encourages local club participation by way of driver challenges. A G6 driver’s challenge can consist of almost anything; it may be as simple as a tough obstacle or something as crazy as building a raft to float their rig down a creek. I remember when I [...]

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JConcepts 4mm locking wheel nuts

JConcepts 4mm Low-Profile Locking Wheel Nuts

An easy (and affordable) way to add some bling to your ride is by bolting on upgrade wheel nuts. The folks over at JConcepts have just announced some new lightweight, and low profile, 4mm wheel nuts. These come in two different colors, black or blue, and bolt right on 10th scale Traxxas vehicles, the Associated SC10 4×4, and the TLR [...]

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TopCad Cage Axial Wraith

TopCad Steel Outer Cage Version 2 For Axial Wraith With LED …

The crew over at TopCad have a new Steel Outer Cage for your Axial Wraith. The cage is available in four different colors of powder coating (black, green, red and orange) and has an LED roof rack for even more scale realism. The part number for the cage is #23113, it has a street price of $72, and is available right [...]

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March Bash-ness 2014, Round 2, Part 1

[Update: Yar, these polls be closed, matey. We’re taking a day off and we’ll be picking back up with Round 2, Part 2 of voting on Monday, the 31st, at 8:00 am. Thank you for voting in this round!] Eight gone, eight move on. You could say there were some upsets in the first Round. Last year’s champion, the Slash 4×4 [...]

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Pro-Line PRO-2 Performance Buggy Conversion Kit

Review – Pro-Line PRO-2 Performance Buggy Conversion Kit

We recently got the chance to check out the new Buggy Conversion Kit from Pro-Line. This kit makes it easy to change your PL PRO-2 short course truck into a scale looking off-road buggy. Here is what we found out… From – Pro-Line Racing Direct Link – PL Buggy Conversion Kit #gallery-16 { margin: auto; } #gallery-16 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-16 img { border: 2px [...]

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JConcepts Chassis Protective Sheet

JConcepts Associated RC10B5 & RC10B5M Protective Chassis She…

Chassis protectors are great for keeping your chassis looking new and to decrease friction between your chassis and the dirt. JConcepts has announced two new chassis protectors, one for the Associated RC10B5 and for its brother the mid-motored RC10B5M. These are made to be easy to apply and come with 2 pieces per package. The part number for the B5 protector [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 03.27.2014, Version- Your Questions, My Ridiculou…

“Halix build I am very interested in your Vaterra Halix project. This has been one of my all time favorite trucks. I’ve upgraded the wheels, tires, and shocks. It is much better than stock. You may ask why, but I wondered if you had any suggestions for upgrading the motor? Any input is appreciated. Thanks Dave” Cubby- Yo Dave, just like you we are big fans [...]

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