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Mugen MBX8 Nitro Buggy

Mugen MBX8 Nitro Buggy

It isn’t that often when Mugen introduces a new buggy, so the MBX8 is pretty big news in the 1/8th racing scene. Mugen states that the new MBX8 was designed to be more lightweight, for increased durability, better acceleration, and longer run-times. Here is the breakdown on some of its new gear- * New chassis for improved handling * High Traction Differentials [...]

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Spektrum iX12

Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Air Transmitter

New for all you pilots out there is the iX12 from Spektrum. The iX12 sports a whopping 12 channels, this makes it quite versatile, allow it to be used in a huge variety of different applications. Spektrum touts the iX12 as the “first truly Intelligent Radio” and it indeed sports a ton of next-gen features. Here are some of its [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – RC4WD Marlin Crawler Impressions

I’ve been really wanting to talk about the RC4WD Marlin Crawler Trail Finder 2, but had to wait until after the shootout went live. I can now discuss it in full! The most impressive vehicle to me was actually the Marlin. No, it didn’t outperform many of the trucks it was doing battle with, but it managed to hang with ’em. [...]

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RC4WD Rubber Door Hinges TRX-4

RC4WD Rubber Door Hinges For The Traxxas TRX-4

With so many new Traxxas TRX-4 owners out there, the aftermarket is working overtime to produce new accessories to fit it. A very trick new accessory from RC4WD is Rubber Door Hinges for the TRX-4. The rubber hinges are an awesome way of adding more scale realism to your rig. * Made from ABS plastic * Length- 0.44″ * Width- 0.34″ * Weight- 0.18oz Street [...]

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Reedy Sonic 866 877 Brushless Motors

Reedy Sonic 866 And 877 Brushless Motors

For all you electric 1/8th scale drivers, Reedy has announced a pair of new brushless motors. New from Reedy is the 866 and the 877. Both are street priced at $148 and were designed for loads of efficient power. Here are some of the new motors features- * Sensored design * 5mm shaft * 200mm sensor wire * CNC machined can * Built to ROAR [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Your Letters, My Totally Made Up Responses

“$400 shootout Big squid is hands down the best rc basher resource on the internet. So I would like to see a $400 shootout. Let me explain. Have everyone on the big squid team pick an rtr vehicle a battery and a charger, with a total street value of less than $400. Then find out what the best combination is [...]

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1.9 Scale Crawler Shootout is Here!

We are finally done, and the 1.9 Scale Crawler Shootout is ready for your reading enjoyment. The vehicles that participated in the shootout are the Vaterra Ascender, Traxxas TRX-4, RC4WD Trail Finder 2, Redcat Everest Gen7, Axial SCX-10, and HPI Venture. We have posted up reviews of all these vehicles and they have all proven to be awesome trucks, but [...]

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Traxxas Record Hydroplane Video

Traxxas 4K Video – World’s Longest RC Hydroplane

Those guys (and gals) over at Traxxas are hardcore about their bashing. To show you just how gnarly they are, the Traxxas crew went out with an X-Maxx and set a new World Record for RC Hydroplaning. To set the record, Traxxas and their paddle tire equipped X-Maxx ended up running for an amazing 2,199 feet. To watch the Traxxas crew [...]

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Pro-line Big Give

Pro-Line’s 2017 Big Give

When the holidays arrive, we are always blown away by Pro-Line’s Big Give. Pro-Line has been putting on the Big Give for several years now, something that has helped donate thousands upon thousands of dollars to charity. For 2017, the Big Give is back, and just like before, it is a huge charitable event. This year the Big Give will [...]

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Team Magic J-STAR 6S Monster Truck

Team Magic J-STAR 6S Monster Truck

Just announced by HRC Distributing is a new monster truck from Team Magic. The J-Star 6S Monster Truck is 1/8th scale in size and comes in RTR form. * Realistic style body * Uses Team Magic E6 chassis * 6S HobbyWing 150 amp waterproof ESC * 2250kV brushless motor * Waterproof Savöx metal gear servo * Aluminium splines on wheel hubs * LED light bar * Realistic roof [...]

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Duratrax Tire Finder Guide

Duratrax Tire Guide

Just announced by Duratrax is a new Tire Guide. What the tire guide does is help make it easy for you to get the perfect tires for your particular vehicle. The tire guard allows you to select tires based on a particular vehicle, or via searching a specific tire category. Using the tire guide is incredibly simply, just Click This Link! [...]

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Killerbody Nissan Skyline 2000 Turbo GT-ES Body

Killerbody Nissan Skyline 2000 Turbo GT-ES Body

Have you been looking for a body that will really make your on-road car stand out in a crowd? If so, have a look at the Killerbody Nissan Skyline 2000 Turbo GT-ES Body. The old school Skyline has incredible scale detailing and is sure to give your car a cool new look. Available in either clear or pre-painted, the Skyline [...]

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HRC Racing Dual Star Pro Charger

HRC Racing Dual Star Pro Charger

The folks over at HRC Racing have just announced the Dual Star Pro Charger. The Dual Star is a dual port charger, thus allowing you to charge two battery packs at once. * PC interface * USB output * Charges LiPo, LiHV, LiFe, LiIo, NiCd, NiMH, Pb * 6S maximum cell count * Maximum charge rate 20 amps * Maximum discharge of 5 amps * Measures internal [...]

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Tekin T-440 Servo

New Servos From Tekin

Coming soon from Tekin is a new line-up or Servos. The Tekin servos use an element proof design that protects them from dirt and water, while a digital magnetic positioning system gives them improved accuracy. * Dual ABEC5 bearings * Beefy drive train with full metal gears * Several different models to meet your needs * Full aluminum housing * Fits 1/10 and 1/8 applications * [...]

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Special Edition Traxxas Funny Car

Special Edition Traxxas Funny Car

Just announced by Traxxas is a Special Edition Funny Car. The special edition of the Traxxas funny car comes loaded with upgrades that are valued at over $120. Some of those upgrades include GTR shocks, aluminum wheel spindles, aluminum rear suspension mounts, and aluminum steering blocks. Here are some of its other highlights- * Special edition comes with either red or [...]

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