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RPM RC Traxxas Slash Rear Bumper Mount Review

Over in our RC Reviews section, pro driver Tim Mohr has just posted a review of the RPM RC Traxxas Slash Rear Bumper Mount! If you have had some issues with your bumper, or even if you just own a Traxxas Slash, you should check out the review!

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Traxxas Slash Skid Plates from RPM!

For all you Traxxas Slash fans, (I think there are a few of you) RPM (who also has a ton of fans!) now has front and rear skid plates for you! They come in standard RPM colors, black, blue, and a new color gray. For those of you have are still reading and haven’t already gotten [...]

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THE Cub Report, 03.20.09, Version- Bernie Ecclestone Has The…

Hello, hello, welcome to yet another edition of the famed and feared Cub Report, the rc industry’s only truly wfo opinion column. Battle of the big league sponsorships. Did AE get pwned by Traxxas again? Well, the state of 1:1 short course racing is actually pretty fubar at the moment. CORR, who really put short course racing on the map [...]

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Traxxas Waterproof Receiver Box for Stampede, Rustler and Ba…

Traxxas’ best-selling Rustler, Stampede and Bandit have gone waterproof! A key component of the new all-weather gear is a fully waterproof receiver box, which is also available separately as an upgrade. The complete kit includes all hardware, instructions, receiver mounting tape and grease for the wire-clamp seal. Installs in minutes without modification in Rustler and Bandit; an [...]

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Traxxas Slash Big Bore Shock Kit

Ah, remember the days of saving up all those pennies to buy a set of Traxxas Big Bores for your T-Maxx? Well, crack open the piggy bank, because Traxxas now has a Big Bore Shock Kit for your Traxxas Slash! Price is about $70, and can also be used with the Stampede, Rustler and Nitro Sport. Some [...]

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THE Cub Report, 03.07.09 Version- Where Have All the Merryma…

THE Cub Report, 03.07.09, Version- Where Have All the Merrymakers Gone? I really outdid myself last week, breaking the single week hate mail record. Seems something struck a chord, and the poor editor in chief’s email box got a hammering. Luckily, my pay is based partially on views, so while he was busy pouring through all the hate mail, I [...]

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Traxxas Becomes Title Sponsor of TORC

Traxxas has just announced a three year deal to be the title sponsor of TORC THE Off-Road Championship Series! Wow! That’s a pretty big deal! Talk about getting the word out! They will be hosting their ‘TRY ME TRACK” at many of the events! I can’t imagine any kid (under the age of 50) going to one of [...]

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The Slash Report #6 – Turning Better!

As to date I’ve helped mostly the bashers get their Slashes a little faster and stronger. This report is about making the Traxxas Slash carve those corners a little faster and tighter. The Slash is based off of the Stampede and Rustler suspension design. Which is very strong and great for the basher, but really just sucks for [...]

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Traxxas Mini Slash and Revo Production Pictures and Details!

Here are two pictures of the Traxxas 1/16 Mini Revo and Slayer that are production versions! These are not the mock ups that were at the iHobby show, but actually rolling/working vehicles show at the 1/18th scale nats! Price will be around $199 for brushed versions and $320 for brushless! Release date is [...]

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THE Cub Report, 02.07.09

Did ya know ROAR will crown at least 23 national champions this year? Holy cow, that’s probably a higher number than the reincarnations of the Horizon/Losi Mico-T, Mini-T, and Mini-LST combined! (And nearly as high as the number of hate mails I get each week) Remember how that el’ cheapo 8th scale buggy won the IFMAR worlds last year? Well, [...]

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Traxxas Nitro Sport

The Traxxas Nitro Sport has a new look (paint job), new wheels and tires, and is RTR! Comes with the TRX Pro.15 engine (with EZ Start) that should get you about 38mph out of the box!

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Max Amps Packs Hold Their Breath! Get Water Sealed!

With all the Traxxas Waterproof news going around lately, we have been getting emails about batteries. It looks like the good people over at MaxAmps have the answer people have been looking for. Beginning February 1st, 2009, all MaxAmps lipo packs will come water-sealed, so they can run in water, mud, snow. Very cool!

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New Traxxas Power Cell Battery Packs

Traxxas Series 3 Power Cells are a good balance of price and run time. They have a 7-cell 8.4v hump pack that will fit in most Traxxas Models (except E-Maxx and E-Revo). The extra cell will get you about 5mph more, which is pretty good for just changing out your batter pack and you [...]

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Traxxas EZ-Peak Charger

The new AC/DC EZ-Peak charger from Traxxas is designed for maximum simplicity and reliability. Just plug in a 6 to 8 cell pack and the EZ-Peak starts chargning up to 4amps. A status LED will turn green when your batteries are peaked. It comes with the Traxxas High Current connector and will work with NiCd [...]

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Traxxas Stampede, Rustler, and Bandit XL-5 now Waterproof!

Traxxas has now created waterproof versions of their Stampede, Rustler and Bandit. The XL-5 speed control and high torque servos now have blue cases to signify they are waterproof and have completely sealed electronics. In addition, they are also brushless ready with the same steel gears found in the VXL editions. This is pretty big [...]

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