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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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Traxxas Rumor IHobby 2011

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 [...]


Traxxas Summit Paint

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 [...]


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 [...]


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. [...]


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, [...]



Traxxas Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Replica

We broke this thing a week ago… Now, Traxxas has made us look like Nostradamus by officially announcing the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Replica! Avaliable in 4 colors, completely ready-to-run, with the new all black chassis, the SVT Raptor can be yours around October 14th. Specs also say the truck sports new body mounts, a brushless-ready transmission [...]


THE Cub Report- 09.19.2011- Version: Signing Blank Checks

Well howdy there rc fans how nice of you to join us yet again for a lovingly crafted Cub Report. There is only one thing to talk about this week, Traxxas and their TORC series, so here we go… Ok, if you are a Joe Blow rc type you can tell Traxxas is kick’n every other companies a$$ on the [...]


Traxxas TORC Series Picture

Traxxas TORC Series Pictures

#gallery-10 { margin: auto; } #gallery-10 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-10 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-10 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */Just wanted to post up a ton of pictures we took at the recent Traxxas TORC Series in Chicago. If you have not been to one of these events, you MUST GO! Seriously, they are a blast, it’s like [...]


torc on speed tv

Traxxas and Big Squid RC on TV

For those that were watching the Traxxas TORC series on SPEED TV the other night, if you were watching closely you can see Wrench (Bill) and myself hanging out watching the pro TORC drivers race around on the rc track. It was 13 minutes of racing action.. apparently bring able to drive a full size TORC truck does not [...]



Traxxas TORC Series Reminder

Last night a bunch of the Big Squid RC crew was out at the Traxxas TORC Series. As soon as we get the stuff processed we will post up a bunch of pics from the event, but I wanted to post up a reminder about it this morning. If you are in/near the Chicago/Joliet area, get yourself out there for [...]


THE Cub Report- 09.12.2011- If Ya Can’t Beat’em, Join’em

Has it already been another week? Omg does time fly in the wonderful world of rc. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery right? I guess Xtreme RC Magazine really digs us then as they’ve got their version of Jeff’s long running “R/C Around The Web” column in their magazine now. And yes of course, Jeff’s version is vastly [...]