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Castle Mamba XL X Brushless Review

Castle Mamba XL X Brushless System Review

With 2016 being dubbed “The Year of Large Scale”, there are a large number of consumers looking for 1/5th scale power systems. Whether it be for an electric converted HPI Baja 5B, or the new Traxxas X-Maxx, big power systems are in demand. A few months ago Castle Creations announced their new Mamba XL X brushless power system. The new [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Of Your Letters, More Of My Mumbo Jumbo

“HPI/Traxxas Merger Hey Cubby, Just saw the article about the possible HPI/Traxxas merger. If it’s true, what do you think that would mean not only for Traxxas, but for the industry as a whole? I hope that the HPI bodies would still be available and that maybe Traxxas would change some of their platforms. I know you’re position on racing, but HPI [...]

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2016 ARRMA Fury Mega Brushed

ARRMA Updates Their 1/10th Brushed Line-up

ARRMA has become one of the best and most popular bash companies on the planet. We see lots of their brushed series of 1/10th scalers at every bash we go to, for 2016 ARRMA has made a few small changes to make them better than ever. As you can see by the pictures, the Mega Series brushed Fury, Raider, Granite, and [...]

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T-Bone Front Bumper Durango DEX8T

T-Bone Upgrades For The Durango DEX8T

If you’ve been following our March Bashness contest, then you already know that our readers have voted the Durango DEX8T as one of their top 8 bash-mobiles of 2016. To make the big Durango even better, the good folks over at T-Bone Racing have 4 new upgrades for it. First up is a Wide Basher Front Bumper. Like the name states, [...]

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TFL Racing Front Motor Crawler Chassis

TFL Racing Front Motor Crawler Chassis

For all you scale and rock crawling enthusiasts, TFL Racing has announced a pretty cool item- a Front Motor Crawler Chassis. The highlight of the truck is a very trick front motor mount that gives the truck more of a full scale look than many of the other offerings on the market. It also comes with a high-tech carbon fiber [...]

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XLabs Shrike FPV Racing Quad

Want to fly the frame that 15 year old Luke Bannister (aka BanniUK),¬†winner of the 2016 World Drone Prix in Dubai and a $250,000 payday, flys? Then check out the Shrike from xLabs. As is the trend right now in FPV racing drones, the Shrike is a “true x” design. This means centralized mass, lightning quick response and awesome flight [...]

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Drones On The Horizon

Getting Close – Drones On The Horizon In Orlando Florida

Mark your calendar for Saturday April 9th as that’s when Horizon Hobby’s big Drones On The Horizon event takes off. It is a one day event that showcases all the different genres in our hobby and is being held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando Florida. Admission and parking are both Free, so come on down to watch a [...]

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Dromida Wasteland Video

Video – Getting Your Dromida Wasteland Up & Running

For all you new Dromida Wasteland owners, the crew over at Hobbico have made a video that shows how easy it is to get your car up and running. The short 30 second video shows how to insert the AA batteries into the transmitter, how to charge the car’s battery, as well as how to load one of the foam [...]

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March Bash-ness 2016 – Round 2

A ‘Thank You’ to everyone who voted in the sweet 16 bracket! Did your vehicle make it into the top eight? As always, there were a few upsets, and a lot of very close matches! The closest being the Durango DEX8T squeaking past the HPI Savage XL by just 14 votes, followed closely by the X-Maxx beating the Yeti XL [...]

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X-Maxx Machined Diff Gears

X-Maxx Machined Diff Gears From Traxxas

For all you maniacs that are putting crazy power into your X-Maxx, the folks at Traxxas have just announced Machined Differential Gears. These are an upgrade over the stock parts and are designed to handle more abuse, along with more power. The diff gears are spiral cut for extra shock load resistance and are priced at $45 per set. The [...]

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Updated 2016 ARRMA Kraton

Updated 2016 ARRMA Kraton

One of our all time favorite bash trucks around the offices of BigSquidRC is the ARRMA Kraton. It is crazy fast, jumps like a rockstar, and can take a beating with the best of them. For 2016 the Kraton has received some upgrades to make it better than ever. What’s the scoop on the new Kraton? * New Tactic TTX300 radio [...]

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SSD Wraith Upgrades

New SSD Upgrades For the Wraith

As we get ready to enter peak season for off-road driving, it is time to beef up that Wraith/RR10 of yours with some aluminum upgrades. Just announced by SSD RC are three new aluminum goodies to make your Wraith all that it can be out on the trail. First up are Pro Aluminum C-Hubs. These are CNC machined from high quality [...]

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P-L Race Tone T-Shirt

Two New T-shirts From Pro-Line

Coming soon from Pro-Line are a pair of new T-shirts. Show your love for the hobby by sporting the P-L Race Tone Silver or P-L Factory Black t-shirts when hitting up your next big bash. The Race Tone Silver comes in sizes small to XXL, while the Factory Black goes all the way to XXXXL. Pricing on the shirts range [...]

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Traxxas Cubby

THE Cub Report, Version- What Is This Hobby Coming To?

Hummmmm… the rc world is so boring, I wonder what we should talk about this week… Oh ya, I guess I can talk about the one and only thing the rc community is melting down over right now, BigSquidRC’s March Bashness! Ok, so ya, March Bashness kicks ass and you really should be voting until your fingers bleed, but I guess [...]

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Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Coming soon from the folks over at Blade is the Nano QX2 FPV Drone. The QX2 received a number of updates over the previous version and comes as a bind and fly. SAFE technology now comes standard to make the QX2 easy to fly, while different flight modes are included too. A 5.8GHz headset is required for flight (like those [...]

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