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Hobbico Pro Lithium Volt Meter

Don’t lose Hobbico’s cute, tiny voltmeter

Why carry around a Fluke Multimeter when you can toss Hobbico‘s tiny Pro-Series Lithium Voltmeter into your tool bag and promptly loose it?  Well, that might be a reason, but seriously folks, do you need a big multimeter just to check the voltage on your LiPos, LiFes, and Li-Ion batteries?  I really don’t think so.  The Pro LVM can give [...]

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THE Cub Report- 02.27.2011- Reed Is Back, Bubba Go…

In rc we are used to getting hacked, meaning you go into a corner and the guy behind you rams ya and parks ya in the cheap seats. Shoot, “hacking” happens in nearly every corner of the local novice class. It’s a bit more rare seeing “hacking” at the top level of AMA/Feld Supercross, but last night in Atlanta Chad [...]

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We Have our Winners!

We printed out all the entries for the GH Racing Slash Hop-Up Contest and picked two names out of the box. Congratulations to our two winners, Phil R. and Davy C.!!! Phil’s name was drawn out of the box first, so he will get the choice of the Silver set, or the Red and Blue set, and Davy will get [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Back from the dead... edition…

Photo of the Week:by Tim Green R/C Around the Web took a little break last week because there really wasn’t anything worth mentioning anywhere in the R/C web-o-sphere.  It probably would have been funny, in a hipster d-bag ironical kind of way, to post a blank R/C ATW, but I’m not a hipster d-bag.  There’s not many good projects out there [...]

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HPI Racing TF-20U Radio

HPI TF-20U budget 2.4 GHz radio

Budget radios are everywhere these days and HPI is not one to be left out of the fun.  Their TF-20U radio, which has been the 2.4 GHz pack-in radio for many of their RTRs, is now available separately.  Being a budget radio it’s not big on features, having only 2 channels, a steering dual rate switch, throttle and steering trims, [...]

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Robitronic LiPo Glow Ignitor

Robitronic bringing the power to Glow Plugs

Robitronic is ready to juice up your glow plugs with more power than you’ll likely know what to do with.  Their new LiPo Glowstarter is said to provide a full days worth of glow igniting goodness from the 3.7v, 1200 mAh LiPo battery.  The ignitor has a built in voltage regulator that brings that 3.7v down to a more appropriate [...]

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A Trip To My Garage!

Here is my garage were I have all my trucks!My trucks are all scaled up R/C trucks- I have a full scale HPI Wheely King,an Axial SCX-10, and two Axial AX-10s. I’m still building my full scale Venom Creeper. Here are some pics of all my trucks in my garage. Am I lying? You decide.Did I fool you?  

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Kyle Busch helmet auction

Traxxas sponsored Kyle Busch charity auction for a…

If you’re interested in collecting racing paraphernalia then this might interest you.  Traxxas sponsored TORC series and NASCAR driver, Kyle Busch, is holding a little auction to raise money for his charitable organization, The Kyle Busch Foundation.  You’ll be bidding on an autographed, race worn helmet from his debut TORC race at the Chicago Route 66 raceway this past season.  [...]

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Exotek 1-16 e revo big bore shocks

Exotek big bore shocks for 1/16 E-Revo

Traxxas’ tiny truck is getting a big upgrade in the shock department thanks to the Exotek crew.  Their new Big Bore Shocks for the 1/16 E-Revo (and pretty much all the other 1/16 scale Traxxas vehicles, with minor parts swaps) are beautifully machined hunks of alloy with threaded shock bodies and a gun metal finish for hot looks.  You’ll also [...]

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HPI Racing - Ford Mustang Boss 302 body (1)

HPI brings Boss home for dinner... wife is not hap…

How often have you been sitting around saying to yourself “boy, if only my sedan had a Boss 302 body, my life would be complete…”  I’m guessing not often, most of you probably rank other things as more important to having a fulfilled life.  Not me though, I’m a straight up, unrepentant consumer.  If it’s shiny or new, I must [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- Readers Write, I Respond Rudely-…

hi i have been looking around for a new transmitter/receiver for my slash. i bought it when it first came out so it doesn’t have the 2.4ghz. i was wondering if the transmitter or the receiver makes the range? Tyler S. Cubby- Yo Tyler, what’s up? Btw, great question, one that generated much discussion around the office. So what “makes” the effective [...]

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RC4WD - Ballistic Fabrication Axle Mounted

RC4WD applies shrink ray to Ballistic Fabrication …

If you’re looking for more ways to add a touch of realism to your scale crawler RC4WD has a couple new officially licensed products from Ballistic Fabrication for you.  If you’re not happy with those big, bulky plastic kit axles you’ve been using then you might want to have a gander at the Ballistic Fabrication axle.  It features Ballistic’s unique [...]

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Reedy 1800mAh 25C Lipo

Reedy has just announced another addition to their lineup of LiPo batteries. This is the Reedy 1800mAh 25C Lipo designed for the 1/18th scale market. It features a Deans Ultra Plug, JST XH balance connector, 14 gauge wire, and should be hitting the shops around $32! Visit the Reedy site for more info.

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Futaba 3PRKA

New entry level radio from Futaba

The Futaba mothership is showing off a new entry level radio.  Now I don’t read Japanese, but from various other sources I was able to cobble together that the new 3PRKA will be a 3 channel, 2.4 GHz radio with some minor features such as trims and servo reversing, possibly more.  It’s going to be targeted at RTR owners that [...]

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Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo

Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo VXL Review

From: Traxxas Direct Link: Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo Review by Brian.While a lot of people call it the Mini E-Revo, the good people over at Traxxas will be quick to point out that there is nothing ‘mini’ about it. From it’s power and speed, to hop-ups and durability, the 1/16 E-Revo does everything big. How big? Well, lets dive into our review [...]

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