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ASK Cub Reporter- 11.30.2011- Avalanche Of Questions, Trickl…

my thoughts on the xo-1 I agree with cubby…the XO-1 is not about selling large volume and making money….it’s to make a statement! It’s like the Ferrari of R/C. Not all of us is going to be able to afford one, but somewhere in all of us, we all want one ūüôā Sxxxx Cubby– Just fyi for our readers, Sxxxx is a west coast [...]

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Big Squid RC Futaba iPK

Traxxas TQi – Big Squid RC’s Idea?

Way back in 2009 we posted what we thought was going to be the future for Futaba. You can click that link to see the original post. Yea we were doing it as sort of a gag, but with the way Futaba radios were evolving, it didn’t seem like too far of a stretch. Now, almost 2+ years later, what’s [...]

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Traxxas XO-1 Videos

Just in case you haven’t caught the videos of the Traxxas XO-1 in action, we wanted to make sure they do not get missed! The first XO-1 video is their initial showing, with it racing around the track and looking pretty cool.The second video after the break shows off the new TQi radio and how it works with the [...]

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Traxxas XO-1 Front

Traxxas XO-1 Questions with Peter V.

Adding to our Traxxas XO-1 Coverage we got to ask Peter V. over at Traxxas a few questions about the car. Here are his responses. Big Squid: Some of the video shots look like it has lights. Will there be a light kit available when it ships? Is this later down the road? Peter V. : XO-1 does not currently have [...]

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Traxxas XO-1 Box Side

Traxxas XO-1 Box Photos

If you haven’t gotten enough Traxxas XO-1 Release News yet, we got two cool pics off the box. The first is the top of the box, so you all know what to look for on the shelves, but I really liked this side of the box that points out a lot of the new features I haven’t seen mentioned in [...]

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SPECIAL Cub Report- 11.30.2011, Version: Traxxas XO-1 "Super…

So maybe you’ve heard a little something by now that Traxxas has a new car out? LOL Yes, the most highly anticipated release of the year, the Traxxas XO-1, has officially been unleashed on the public. So what’s the buzz? First off I was a bit startled by the shear amount of rabid hate going around the net on the [...]

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Traxxas XO-1 Announced!

The Traxxas XO-1 has finally been announced! That’s XO as in XOhh. Pretty sure thats not the Traxxas X0-1 As in X Zero. Also it’s not XO1. Pretty sure they want that dash. It’s an on-road vehicle that Traxxas is claiming will do 100+ MPH with two 3S 5000 packs! It also has a App for the iPhone with telemetry [...]

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Proline 1992 Jeep Cherokee

Pro-Line Jeep Cherokee – 1992 for the T-Maxx and Revo

Sitting on my desk today was a box from Pro-Line. I always like surprises! Especially the ones that Cubby has not already opened and is driving around in the parking lot, and all I see is the empty box. This one was untouched! So I open it up to find a new body! It’s a new Jeep Cherokee 1992 for [...]

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THE Cub Report- 11.29.2011- Version: Here's To Ice Cold Kraf…

Cheerio fine people of the rc world and welcome to my latest uber (read- far from greatest) edition of THE Cub Report. Traxxas rules the world, not that I had to tell you that, I only said it because it’s a nice intro. Anyways… Traxxas will finally reveal to the public at large their way-super-dope-end-of-the-world-as-we-know-it brand spank’n new vehicle [...]

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New Traxxas Release

Traxxas has something new coming out on the 30th of¬† November 2011! And that’s it really… We don’t know any more! There have been guesses that it could be a 1/5th scale or a 1/8th scale buggy, but nobody is 100% sure. At the rumor price close to $1000 it’s not going to be a 1/16th scale! Personally we are [...]

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More rumors on that Traxxas release

File this one firmly under the Rumor Mill. A friend of Big Squid RC, who happens to be in the know, just dropped by the IHobby booth and gave us this tidbit about the next Traxxas release. It could hit in the next few weeks, Traxxas is already taking dealer orders for it, and dealers are being told [...]

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HUGE TRAXXAS NEWS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Not really. The only news out of the Traxxas booth at this year’s IHobby is some new paint jobs for the Summit. That’s all. Seriously. … … … Ok. While they aren’t showing it at IHobby, one of their guys told us they are definitely working on something new that should be out by the Christmas shopping season. It’s [...]

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Traxxas Style Bead 3.8″ Trencher Tires!

Pro-Line¬†just sent us a sneak peek of some 3.8″ Trencher tires that fit wheels with a Traxxas style bead. These things are massive, and scream durability! They should keep your truck pretty stable too,¬†with 1/4″ tall¬† “H” shaped treads and thickened sidewalls. They will be available as the tires alone, or mounted on 17mm hex¬†Desperado wheels.¬†Keep an eye on the [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 09.28.2011- Great Questions, Questionable …

Traxxas 12800mah lipos Hi there just wondering if you have reviewed these yet and if you have, what would be a suggested ac dual charger to keep these bad boys fresh. Thank you Aleic G. Cubby– Nope, sorry Aleic, we’ve yet to test any of the new Traxxas packs, but I’m guessing some time in the very near future we’ll be getting some for review. [...]

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Traxxas Slash 1/16 with 2.4GHz

Traxxas 1/16 Slash 4×4 VXL Now with 2.4GHz System

Looks like Traxxas is getting around to updating all their vehicles to their Traxxas TQ 2.4GHz radio system. We will file this under rumor mill since it hasn’t been officially announced, but the scoop is the new Traxxas part number should be 7009, and will be listed as the Traxxas 1/16 Slash 4×4 VXL 2.4 RTR. As of this posting, [...]

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