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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 an…

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 Wat…

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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Traxxas GoPro RC Hero Camera

Since we happen to do a lot of crazy rc stuff and usually put them on video, this new product really catches our attention. Traxxas is bringing the GoPro R/C Hero Miniature Video Camera to the world. It has a shockproof and water proof housing, it has a few different ways to bolt up to your RC. [...]

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RPM Traxxas Motor Protector

New from RPM RC is this Motor Protector for the Traxxas Bandit, Rustler, and Stampede. It can work on the Traxxas Slash with the removal of the rear bumper. The idea hear is to help protect the exposed motor, which, if you have bashed with this vehicles and get hit pretty hard. For even more protection, you can [...]

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ST Racing Concepts Front and Rear Shock Bodys for …

ST Racing Concepts is releasing CNC Machined Aluminum Front and Rear Shock bodies and lower caps for the Traxxas Slash, Rustler, Stampede and Bandit. The come in blue, red or silver anodizing and will be around $16 a pair. These things look pretty good, and at a decent price.

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ST Racing Concepts Shock Caps for the Traxxas Slas…

New from ST Racing Concepts are these CNC Machined Aluminum Upper shock caps for the Traxxas Slash, Rustler, Stampede, Bandit, T/E-Maxx. These upper shock caps are designed to work and thread onto the newer ultra versions of the Traxxas shocks. (with the grey shock bodys)

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RPM Black Revolver 2.2″ Truck Wheels

RPM RC has just announced their Black Revolver 2.2″ Truck Wheels for the Traxxas e-Rustler, e-Stampede and HPI RS4-MT. The advantage to a molded black wheel is the constant color throughout the wheel. If you get a scratch or ding, it will be less noticeable because the color is always there. These wheels also fall under [...]

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Traxxas Might Go Main Stream?

Ok, yea I know they are already the most popular RC company right now, and they sell like a million cars a day (haha.. maybe the big three US motor companies could learn something from these guys), but if you are not into RC already, the odds of you knowing who or what Traxxas is, isn’t good. So I [...]

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MIP C-CVD for the Traxxas Slash

Keeping up with our MIP theme today, we have the new C-CVD. This new design needs no thread lock or tiny set screw. Just insert the pin through the bone and coupling axle assembly then side the new RED C-CVD Capture Ring over the threads and screw it on. These new C-CVD’s will work on the [...]

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