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Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy Review

Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T RTR Truggy Review

Gasoline powered rc vehicles were supposed to be the next big thing. The HPI Octane seemingly came and went, just as the Losi Monster XXL did. Losi recently released both a buggy and truggy with their Dynamite Gasoline Powered Engine, we’ve been putting the 8IGHT-T truggy through its paces to see how it stacks up. Have they fixed the engine [...]

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P-L Electron ST Tires

Pro-Line Racing Electron Stadium Truck Tires

Lay down some serious power in the resurrected stadium truck class with Electrons from Pro-Line. Closed cell inserts come standard and the Electron tread is known for giving consistent forward and side bite. The Electrons will be priced around $23 per pair, they have a part number of #8248-03 for M4 compound and #8248-17 for MC compound, and they should start [...]

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Kyosho Inferno ST-RR Evo.2 Truggy

Kyosho Inferno ST-RR Evo.2 Truggy Kit

The latest truggy from Kyosho, the Inferno ST-RR EVO.2, isn’t an all new design, instead it features numerous small upgrades to refine an already stellar product. Among the upgrades are new shock towers that are better suited to high grip tracks, the optional radio box now comes standard, and a lightweight clutch bell that can help acceleration. Also included are [...]

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Dynamite Large Scale Work Stand

Dynamite Large Scale Work Stand

We have seen all sorts of custom stands being used by 5th scale bashers. Some looked good while others looked straight up dangerous. The folks at Dynamite RC saw the need for a strong, safe, 5th scale car stand and have just announced a new product to make working on your 5th scale a whole lot easier. The new Large [...]

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JConcepts Kyosho ZX6 Body

JConcepts Silencer Kyosho ZX6 Body

All you Kyosho ZX-6 owners can give your buggy a new look with a Silencer from JConcepts. This cab forward style body was specifically designed for high speed tracks and has a shark fin for added stability. Two 6.5″ wings are included, as are window masks and a decal sheet. The part number is #0278, they are priced at $28, and [...]

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Phone Drone 2

Make your phone a drone!

I was doing my usual ‘shopping’ on Kickstarter, and couldn’t help but see this need little design: the Phone Drone by XCraft! Designed as a simple quad frame, this drone uses a standard flight control board and couples it with your smartphone to create a self or manual flying drone for all your aerial photography needs! Here are some of the key features:Easy [...]

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SSD Diamond Centered Rear Axles

SSD Diamond Centered Rear Axles for Axial Wraith

New from SSD RC is a Diamond Centered Rear Axle for the Axial Wraith/Yeti/AX10. Their trick new rear axle is CNC machined from aluminum and comes with integrated upper link mounts. Hardened steel axle shafts are used for durability, stock Axial gears fit inside, and it is the same width as a standard AR60 axle. The part number for black is [...]

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dromida speed series brushless video

Video – Dromida Speed Series Brushless Vehicles

Get a feel for the speed of the new Brushless Powered vehicles from Dromida by watching the video above. The 18th scalers have proven to be a hit among the bashing crowd and now Dromida has improved them by upping the power with 5300kV brushless motors. The new Speed Series brushless versions are priced from $149-$169 and you can hit [...]

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Team Associated ProSC 4x4

2 New Team Associated ProSC 4x4s

The Team Associated crew has announced 2 new versions of the ProSC 4×4. Sealed gear diffs, aluminum center drive shaft, and an adjustable slipper clutch help put the Reedy 3500kV brushless power to the ground. Bumps are handled by 16mm shocks and aggressive short course racing tires. The new ProSC 4×4 has a part number of #7063, while the LiPo combo [...]

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Southeast Electric Flight Festival 2015 - SEFF Cov…

3DBill here with a picture recap of SEFF 2015. SEFF is one of the biggest events of the year on the rc air side and is held every year in Andersonville, GA. Hobbico, Horizon, Castle Creations and many others sponsor the event and are there showcasing and demonstrating products tons of products. Pilots from all over the country and even [...]

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Naze 32 Tricopter Frame 4

The Next Level of Tricopter: Naze32 Tricopter Fram…

I have built a few tricopters in my days, and I always had a messy wiring. It wasn’t for lack of trying; I just could not make it look ‘pretty’. Enter the Naze32 Tricopter Frame from RCExplorer! Featuring a built in Naze32 Flight Control Board and Power Distribution Board right into the frame, you can keep you wiring clean, as well as [...]

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Event Coverage - Mark Twain Hobby Demo Days Crawl …

This past weekend I attended what’s becoming a bigger and bigger event each year – the spring “Demo Days” Crawl & Bash held at Mark Twain Hobby Center in St. Charles, MO. The shindig gets its name because various models are put out for the public to bash the heck out of. In addition to showing off the latest r/c [...]

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Cubby Toledo Weak Signals

THE Cub Report, Version- Didn't See That One Comin…

We really messed up this time, and by “we” I mean a whole lot of people in the traditional rc industry. We totally underestimated the entire quadcopter/drone phenomenon. What could have been a cash cow, a savior to our industry, many of us basically looked at as yet another small fad. Instead it has turned into a behemoth. In case you [...]

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LapSnapper Timing System

LapSnapper Timing System for Bashers

So you have a backyard track, but don’t want to spend thousands of dollars on a timing system to actually prove that you are faster than your buddy. The folks at LapSnapper feel your pain, that is why they have introduced an affordable Lap Timing System. The LapSnapper makes it easy to get lap and sector times on a wide [...]

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AKA Chain Link SCT

AKA Chain Link Short Course Tires

The AKA crew has announced that their Chain Link tires are now available for short course vehicles. Designed specifically for high traction indoor or outdoor tracks, Chain Links are known for providing a nice blend of forward drive and side bite. The Chain Links are available in four different compounds, they come with red inserts, and they are also available [...]

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