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Caster Racing USA 1:18th Scale Brushless Vehicles!

Just got word that Caster Racing USA is jumping into the 1/18th scale brushless market with two new vehicles. One buggy, and one truck. They are 4wd, brushless, and RTR! We’ll post up any more details as they arrive.

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The Need for Speed (RC Style)

My name is Nick and I have been involved in R/C cars for 20 years now. I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. I’m a die-hard electric off-road fan. From 1989-1999 I raced 1/10 electric off-road with the occasional nitro. From 1999-2003 I attended college and didn’t have time for r/c cars so I could concentrate on school. [...]

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Speed Passion 8th Scale Brushless System

New from New from Schumacher USA is the Speed Passion 1/8th Scale Brushless Racing System. It’s designed for 8th scale buggies and truggies! The “Hybrid Drive” technology allows for a smooth start from a dead stop. The full system comes with a backlit handheld programming box! (That I like!) It can handle up [...]

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LRP Vector X-12

New from Team Associated is the LRP Vector X-12 brushless motor. Their new design has the entire motor only needed 4 screws. This allows access to replace the rotor if needed while leaving the motor in the vehicle! Fully adjustable and replaceable, the Vector X-12’s PreciSensor systems allows precision sensor positioning for more power, torque, throttle response and efficiency. [...]

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Speed Passion Brushless Motors win at IFMAR Worlds!

We just got word from Schumacher USA that Marc Rheinard won the IFMAR A-Mains with a Speed Passion Competition 2 Series 4t motor. That’s a pretty big win for those guys! Congrats! Final Overall results 1. Marc Rheinard Speed Passion 2. Ronald Volker 3. Masami Hirosaka 4. Atsushi Hara 5. Elliott Harper 6. Viktor Wilck Speed Passion 7. Andy Moore 8. Hayato Matsuzaki 9. [...]

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Team Novak Brushless HV Pro Conversion Kits

Team Novak has just issued a press release about the new Brushless in a Box HV Pro 6.5 conversion kits. The kit comes with the HV 6.5 brushless motor, steel pintion gear, motor heat sink, two battery boxes, ESC cooling fan, motor cooling fan, antenna mount, hardware kit and instructions. They now have a ton of kits [...]

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Breaking Castle Creations News!

Stop the presses! Looks like all those Worlds Fastest RC Car speed records and RC Drag Racing times are going to be broken in the near future! Castle Creations has just posted a page talking about their new 9000 kv Mamba Max Motor! You read that correctly, 9000 kv! The other kicker? It’s $99! Wow. I can’t wait to get [...]

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Reedy Micro Brushless System

Reedy has just released their Micro Brushless System, perfect for 1:18 scale vehicles. This system will be sensor-less and come with a few different size KV Motors…..This will surly help in the Micro Industry putting yet another quality brushless system out there to compete with the other big hitters with micro systems. Until Next Time, MICROMAN

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The Cub Report Version 11.02.08

Anybody else tired of blue colored anodized parts? Goodness knows I am. What made one-off works parts look so trick a decade ago, is standard equipment on every Chinese knock-off entering America. Ever notice the first hundred times you listened to “Come On Eilene” by Dexys Midnight Runners was ok, but the 101st time you wanted to stick a hot [...]

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Cub Report Version 10.26.08

Where is the 8th scale brushless revolution? Has that “trend of the day” already been surpassed? The technology has been available to make this work for at least a year now, but there are only two non-conversion 8th scale electric buggies out on the market right now, the Caster EX-1R, and the Losi Eight-E. It’s been more than 2 years [...]

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Novak Havoc Sport Sensored Brushless System

The good folks over at Team Novak have just sent off a press release talking about the new Havoc Sport Sensored Brushless System. The press release was huge, and I’ll try and post the hole thing in the NEW Product Forum. Some important details, it should be a good fit for the Traxxas Slash, HPI E-Firestorm, [...]

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Scooter Motor Works – Nemesis Brushless ESC and Motor

We just got word from our buddy Scooter over at Scooter Motor Works that he’s got a new ESC/Motor combo in the works. It’s a brushless setup called the Nemesis. My favorite part, it comes with the hand held programmer, so you don’t have to go lugging a laptop around. He mentioned a price [...]

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Breaking News – ‘Scooter’ Leaves Team Tekin.

Wow. I just got a letter from from Scooter telling me he has left Team Tekin! Scooter has been the face of Tekin for years now, and it’s always great to talk with him at the iHobby shows. If you ever get the chance to meet him in person you will see he is one of the most [...]

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Futaba – Mini Micro, Brushless and Digital Servos

Futaba has just released a whole ton of good new servos. Too many to list all the details here, but I will post the full press release in the NEW Product Forum. The one pictured to the left is the BLS452 Brushless High-Torque Car Servo. It has dual bearings, metal gears, and is ready [...]

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Team Novak HV Pro Brushless System – Reinvented

Team Novak has just sent word that the HV Pro Brushless ESC has been updated as well as making now an individual item. (So you don’t have to buy the whole kit). They are also shipping a 5.5-turn as well as a 7.5 version. That’s good news if you are in the market for a new [...]

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