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MCD Racing XR5 MAX Factory Team Kit

MCD Racing XR5 MAX Factory Team Kit

Attention large scale fans, MCD has just announced the 1/5th scale XR5 MAX Factory Team Kit. The MAX Factory Team edition brings multiple upgrades to the plate for improved handling and durability. Here are some of the changes, plus some specifications- * New longer wheelbase chassis * Wider track * New aluminum shock towers * New shock bodies * New body * Shaft driven 4wd * [...]

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Cardinals Cubby

THE Cub Report – Another Case Of The Mondays

Whoa, last week was big in the news department, so lets dive right on in. First up, the elephant in any room, Traxxas started teasing not one, but a pair of new vehicles last week. As with some of their other new cars, Traxxas is letting their dealer network help unveil the new vehicles to the world. This shows how much [...]

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Castle Creations Sidewinder 4

Castle Creations Sidewinder 4

Coming soon from Castle Creations is the Sidewinder 4 brushless ESC. The Sidewinder 4 uses a number of software enhancements combined with improved case aerodynamics to give you an ESC that you can push harder for longer periods of time. Here are some of its highlights- * Waterproof * Non-sensored design * CRYO-DRIVE technology * 3S LiPo maximum cell count * Also available as a [...]

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2018 Pro-Line By The Fire

Pro-Line’s 2018 By The Fire Scale Crawling Event

That’s right folks, the 2018 edition of Pro-Line’s By The Fire scale crawling event is just around the corner. Slated for May 19th and 20th, By The Fire is loaded with special events, prizes, as well as plenty of good old fashioned off-roading. New for the 2018 event is the Pro-Line Scale City. Scale City will be a collection of scale [...]

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LRP America

LRP Going Out Of Business In March

After announcing bankruptcy last August, LRP has put out a press release that it will be Closing Its Doors at the end of March. LRP has been searching for a buyer for several months and none has been found, thus resulting in a March 31st 2018 closing date. Once again we are saddened to hear more bad industry news, here [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Of Your Questions, More Of My Babbling

“Stock motor madness Hey Cubby, Jimmy D writing in once again! Just read TheCub report about $180 stock motors. The other day I was at the dirt track with my 17.5 (Gen2 Tekin, its old, but still works great) AE B6. It’s fun, I don’t race, ever, but I like going to the track every [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Late Models

In case you missed it, earlier this week RC4WD announced their new Terrain RTR w/ Crusher body set. This new chassis looks to be an updated version of the Gelande platform with several notable upgrades. It comes out of the box with their K44 axles, which are really nice. I’ve never owned a rig with these, but several good friends have [...]

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Brian Kinwald TLR

Brian Kinwald Back At Team Losi Racing

Guess who is headed back to TLR? That’s right folks, Brian Kinwald is back driving for Team Losi Racing. For you new hobbyists, Brian is one of the top racers in our sport. More importantly, he is also considered to be one of, if not the best, rc racers of all time. The 1990’s were virtually owned by Brian as [...]

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Killerbody RC LC70 Body Video

Video – Killerbody Toyota Land Cruiser LC70 Body w/ Upgrades

One of the most detailed bodies that we’ve seen recently is the KillerBody RC Toyota Land Cruiser LC70. Now Killerbody has a bunch of upgrade parts for the body to make it more scale realistic than your buddy’s. To show off all their custom upgrades, KillerBody has posted a new video. The video highlights the incredible amount of scale realism [...]

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2018 XRay XB8E

2018 XRay XB8E Buggy Kit

With spring just around the corner, now is the time to start building a new 1/8th buggy for racing this summer. On the higher-end side of things, XRay has just announced the 2018 version of their XB8E 1/8th electric buggy. The XB8E is a kit that has received numerous updates over the ’17, here are some of its highlights- * New [...]

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Traxxas 1/7 Desert Truck

Double-Mega-Teaser - New Traxxas E-Revo 2.0!!! Plus, New 1/7…

That’s right folks, Traxxas is teasing an all new E-Revo 2.0, as well as an all new Solid Rear Axle 1/7th Scale Baja/Desert Style Truck. As with several of their latest releases, Traxxas is letting their dealer base introduce these two new trucks to the world. Shown below is a video from Erik Coulter at CW Action Hobbies. In the [...]

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Yeah Racing Desert Lizard Shocks

Video – Yeah Racing Desert Lizard Scale Shocks

To help promote their Desert Lizard scale off-road shocks, Yeah Racing has uploaded a new video. We have attached the video below, in it you get a good chance to watch the Desert Lizards hard at work mounted in a G-Made GOM. The shocks were designed to not only look scale, but to also help improve the performance of your [...]

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STRC HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades

More HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades From STRC

New from STRC for the HPI Venture is an Aluminum Transmission Case and Aluminum Rear Lock-Outs. Steve and his crew over at STRC designed both items to be more durable than the stock units they replace, as well as being very cool looking. Also, both parts are available in a multitude of different colors to help match your rig. The aluminum [...]

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Dash AI Pro

Arrowmax Dash AI Pro Brushless ESC

Have you been looking for a new brushless ESC? If so, have a look at the new Dash AI Pro from Arrowmax. Using state of the art 32 bit processors for optimal throttle feel, the Dash is designed for use on racing style sensored brushless motors. Here are some of its highlights- * Adjustable 6-7.4v BEC * Size- 41 x 36 [...]

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Pro-Line Mark Ryan Pavidis

Team Pavidis To Run For Pro-Line

Mark Pavidis has long been a top racer in the rc world. From winning various large races, to national and world championships, Mark has been one of the fastest racers of the last two decades. Now days Mark is racing with his son Ryan. Racing together as Team Pavidis, Mark and Ryan have both opted to run Pro-Line tires for 2018. [...]

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