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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Late Models

In case you missed it, earlier this week RC4WD announced their new Terrain RTR w/ Crusher body set. This new chassis looks to be an updated version of the Gelande platform with several notable upgrades. It comes out of the box with their K44 axles, which are really nice. I’ve never owned a rig with these, but several good friends have [...]


Brian Kinwald TLR

Brian Kinwald Back At Team Losi Racing

Guess who is headed back to TLR? That’s right folks, Brian Kinwald is back driving for Team Losi Racing. For you new hobbyists, Brian is one of the top racers in our sport. More importantly, he is also considered to be one of, if not the best, rc racers of all time. The 1990’s were virtually owned by Brian as [...]


Killerbody RC LC70 Body Video

Video – Killerbody Toyota Land Cruiser LC70 Body w/ Upgrades

One of the most detailed bodies that we’ve seen recently is the KillerBody RC Toyota Land Cruiser LC70. Now Killerbody has a bunch of upgrade parts for the body to make it more scale realistic than your buddy’s. To show off all their custom upgrades, KillerBody has posted a new video. The video highlights the incredible amount of scale realism [...]


2018 XRay XB8E

2018 XRay XB8E Buggy Kit

With spring just around the corner, now is the time to start building a new 1/8th buggy for racing this summer. On the higher-end side of things, XRay has just announced the 2018 version of their XB8E 1/8th electric buggy. The XB8E is a kit that has received numerous updates over the ’17, here are some of its highlights- * New [...]


Traxxas 1/7 Desert Truck

Double-Mega-Teaser - New Traxxas E-Revo 2.0!!! Plus, New 1/7…

That’s right folks, Traxxas is teasing an all new E-Revo 2.0, as well as an all new Solid Rear Axle 1/7th Scale Baja/Desert Style Truck. As with several of their latest releases, Traxxas is letting their dealer base introduce these two new trucks to the world. Shown below is a video from Erik Coulter at CW Action Hobbies. In the [...]


Yeah Racing Desert Lizard Shocks

Video – Yeah Racing Desert Lizard Scale Shocks

To help promote their Desert Lizard scale off-road shocks, Yeah Racing has uploaded a new video. We have attached the video below, in it you get a good chance to watch the Desert Lizards hard at work mounted in a G-Made GOM. The shocks were designed to not only look scale, but to also help improve the performance of your [...]


STRC HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades

More HPI Venture Aluminum Upgrades From STRC

New from STRC for the HPI Venture is an Aluminum Transmission Case and Aluminum Rear Lock-Outs. Steve and his crew over at STRC designed both items to be more durable than the stock units they replace, as well as being very cool looking. Also, both parts are available in a multitude of different colors to help match your rig. The aluminum [...]


Dash AI Pro

Arrowmax Dash AI Pro Brushless ESC

Have you been looking for a new brushless ESC? If so, have a look at the new Dash AI Pro from Arrowmax. Using state of the art 32 bit processors for optimal throttle feel, the Dash is designed for use on racing style sensored brushless motors. Here are some of its highlights- * Adjustable 6-7.4v BEC * Size- 41 x 36 [...]


Pro-Line Mark Ryan Pavidis

Team Pavidis To Run For Pro-Line

Mark Pavidis has long been a top racer in the rc world. From winning various large races, to national and world championships, Mark has been one of the fastest racers of the last two decades. Now days Mark is racing with his son Ryan. Racing together as Team Pavidis, Mark and Ryan have both opted to run Pro-Line tires for 2018. [...]


Redcat Racing FLYSKY

Redcat Racing Now A Distributor For FLYSKY Radios

To get more FLYSKY radios in the hands of hobbyists, Redcat Racing has announced that they are now a distributor for the popular radio brand. FLYSKY is best known for their affordable 2.4GHz radio systems, which should mesh well with Redcat’s primary customers. Here is the official press release- “Redcat Racing announces that they are now a North American Distributor [...]


Tamiya Chrome Body

Tamiya Chrome Bodies For The Hotshot & Avante

Are you a hardcore Tamiya owner? If so, take note that Tamiya has special, limited edition bodies that have recently been announced. When you purchase Tamiya’s 2018 Perfect Guide (part number 63674) you are then eligible to buy limited edition Avante and Hotshot bodies. The body for the Hotshot sports a hot red chrome finish, while the Avante gets a [...]


RC4WD Terrain RTR Crusher Body

New And Hot!!! RC4WD Terrain RTR Truck With Crusher Body

Take our money now! That’s what we think of the new Terrain RTR w/ Crusher Body from RC4WD. The Terrain RTR knocks it out of the park with its modern lifted pick-up truck look and its scale realistic chassis. Also, is this going to be the beginning of a mad rush to put out modern scale realistic pick-up trucks? Time [...]


Brian Smolik HMA

BigSquidRC’s Brian Smolik Joins HMA Council

As eluded to earlier this week in THE Cub Report, the HMA has announced that BigSquidRC’s Brian Smolik has been appointed to their Radio Control Division Council. The Hobby Manufacturers Association (HMA) is our industry’s trade association for manufacturers, suppliers, importers, and publishers. Their mission is to promote model hobbies, as well as giving a united voice to those working in the [...]


Traxxas TRX-4 Accessories Hop-ups Upgrades

New TRX-4 Accessories From Traxxas

Being rolled out soon for all you Traxxas TRX-4 owners are several new Accessories directly from Traxxas. Some of the genuine Traxxas accessories can add a custom look to your rig, while other parts can be used to enhance its performance. A single speed transmission, spool, and aluminum anodized accessories top the list of some of the new products offered. [...]


DHK Hobby Crosse Monster Truck HRP Distributing

HRP Brings DHK Hobby Back To The US Hobby Market

Just announced by HRP Distributing is that they are bringing DHK Hobby vehicles back to the USA. The DHK line-up includes trucks like the Crosse BL monster truck (shown above) and the Hunter BL short course truck, as well as the beastly Maximus monster truck. All three of the DHK trucks will be available from HRP starting right now, and [...]