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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Bad Apple

Every club has them. You know. The guy that either is at best annoying yet tolerable; at worst can ruin your group completely. These people are a cancer. The r/c world has largely stereotyped this character as the long standing, insufferable racer. And while it’s true that I’ve dealt with many a racer like this, it’s more the case that ANY [...]

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Traxxas and Bigfoot 4×4 Teaming Up?

Being our resident monster truck fanatic here at Squid HQ, the first part of the year is always most exciting to me. January – March is officially “Monster Truck Season” as that’s when all the various circuits are running indoors at stadiums and arena each weekend. As such, this time of year is also when the teams debut their new paint [...]

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Drift Itch – Weight Transfer setups and RWD.

Hey gang welcome to the first full fledged (say that fast 3 times) Drift itch of 2016. Today on the plate is a subject i’ve debated even writing about for some time. My entire goal with this column is to try to attract new players into the RC Drift arena. So in doing I tend to stay out of the [...]

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Axial RR10 Bomber

Axial RR10 Bomber Review

When the Axial RR10 Bomber was first announced, it was a bit of a surprise to many people. Of course we were more than eager to get our hands on their latest ride, and put it to the test. As you can see, during our testing we had all sorts of weather, so there were plenty of opportunities to push [...]

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RC4WD Chevrolet Blazer Hard Body Complete Set

RC4WD Chevrolet Blazer Hard Body Complete Set

New from RC4WD is the Chevrolet Blazer Hard Body Complete Set. As the name states, it comes with a Blazer hard body, plus one of their highly detailed interiors. The injection molded plastic body comes in grey, the interior comes in black, and it does come with some chrome parts. For even more scale realism, the hood opens via metal [...]

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Helion Intrusion 10MT XLR Monster Truck

Helion Intrusion 10MT XLR Monster Truck

For backyard bashing it is hard to beat a monster truck, their big tires and extra ground clearance are a perfect formula for getting around in grass and over big mounds of dirt. The latest monster truck to hit the market comes from Helion, the Intrusion 10MT XLR. What is the scoop on the Intrusion? Well, it is an affordable [...]

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Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car Unboxing Pics

Since we are now allowed to talk about the Horizon Hobby and K&N Air Filters Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car, we figure it was time to post the unboxing photo’s before we post up the official review. Out of the box, it has a pretty sweet look with some nice detail like mirrors and tinting. We are [...]

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JConcepts Fin Lightweight 8th Scale Wheel Nuts

JConcepts Fin Lightweight 1/8th Wheel Nuts

For all you 8th scale drivers, the folks at JConcepts has announced Fin Lightweight Wheel Nuts. Like all JConcepts products, it is obvious a lot of attention to detail went into the wheel nuts. They use a large flange for extra support on the wheel and excess material has been eliminated to shave weight. They are closed on the outside [...]

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TTRobotix iTableview

One of the newest trends in rc cars are those designed strictly for shooting photography and video. Just a couple of weeks ago TTRobotix unveiled their iTableview camera car at the CES show in Las Vegas. The iTableview makes it easy to mount up a camera and get the unique looking shots that you are looking for. It comes with [...]

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Elanview Cicada Ready-to-Fly FPV Camera Drone

Video – Elanview Cicada Camera Drone

To say that Camera Drones are hot right now would be an understatement, they are changing the way we see the world. Hobbico has just released a video showing off the Elanview Cicada. The Cicada is a high-tech camera drone that can be flown by a smart device and comes with a high definition 1080P/16MP camera. Watch the video to [...]

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ASK Cubby, Version- More Of Your Questions, More Of My Quest…

“Pro MT Hey Cubby, While 1/8 is awesome for bashing it’s good to have a 1/10 to kick around as a back up. I’ve got a Firestorm with Castle 3800 SCT, all the RPM parts & some Dirt Hawgs. It takes a good beating & is quick & cheap to fix, I hate wrenching! Would you say it’s worth going to a [...]

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FireBrand HighFive D2M™ ALUMINUM DRIFT Wheels Tires

FireBrand RC HighFive D2M Drift Wheels & Tires

Get your slide on with the new HighFive D2M Drift Wheels & Tires from FireBrand RC. These come with top-of-the-line aluminum wheels that are wrapped with 2 piece D2 FireBrand drift tires. The wheel/tire combo has a 12mm hub off-set to help lower your car’s center of gravity and weigh in at 1.9oz. * Pre-mounted and glued for your convenience * [...]

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MaxAmps 9000XL LiPo Traxxas X-Maxx

MaxAmps 9000XL LiPo Batteries For The Traxxas X-Maxx

Do you have a new Traxxas X-Maxx that needs more power with an increase in runtime? If so, the crew over at MaxAmps has just announced a new pair of LiPo batteries designed exclusively to fit the mighty X-Maxx. The packs come stock with high-end Deans Ultra wire and come pre-soldered with Traxxas connectors for your convenience. The perfect length [...]

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Cubby Was Wrong, Kingstar Is Alive and Well

We have just received official word that Cubby Was Wrong about the rumor he posted in last week’s Cub Report about KingStar closing their doors. The fact is that Kingstar is alive, well, and still producing many of your favorite hobby products. When we confronted Cubby about the fact he was flat out wrong about Kingstar he said, “Hey, I [...]

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Xpert R/C MI-3301 servo

Xpert R/C MI-3301HV Mini Steering Servo

New from Xpert RC is the MI-3301HV mini servo. Made to fit smaller applications like 12th scale pan cars, the 3301 has a one piece CNC machined center housing and uses a brushless motor inside. The 3301 has some pretty decent specs too, it is rated for 198.48 oz-in of torque with a speed rating of .06 (at 8.4 volts). The [...]

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