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ASK Cub Reporter, 10.17.2012, Version- More Questions, Less …

“Do you think that lipo batteries will destroy rc? They are inherently dangerous, i see videos on youtube all the time of them catching fire. How much longer can hobby shops keep selling them? Daniel P.” Cubby- Hey ya Danny P, shoot Brian your snail mail so he can send you a sticker pack. Are Lithium based batteries killing rc? Ummm…. let me [...]


Unboxing ARRMA Raider BLX

Unboxing – ARRMA Raider BLX Brushless Buggy

We’ve been working on the review for the ARRMA Raider BLX brushless buggy for weeks, today we want to bring you some unboxing photographs. We took a bunch of pictures while unboxing our review buggy to show you guys exactly what it looks like when you crack yours open. Our full review goes up Tuesday October 22, until then [...]


thunder tiger streetfighter edition

Thunder Tiger Europe, Limited Edition e-MTA Streetfighter

Thunder Tiger Europe has announced a new version of the e-MTA, a Streetfighter Limited Edition. The Streetfighter edition is basically a stock e-MTA with the addition of Pro-Line Road Rage tires on Desperado wheels. The Road Rage tires should really add to the on-road prowess of the e-MTA for our European friends. This makes us wonder, might Thunder Tiger USA [...]


ElectriFly Triton Chargers

Special Offers on select ElectriFly, TrakPower, and O.S. pro…

The crew over at Hobbico have just announced a bunch of special offers on select products to save you some cash. The offers are good through December 31st. One of the offers is on TrakPower Brushless Systems and motors. When you buy a qualifying model of Trakpower brushless system you can then get a $50 merchandise certificate, and on qualifying models [...]


Pro-Line Pro-2 Video

Video – Pro-Line Pro-2 SC

The good guys over at Pro-Line have released a new video showcasing one of our favorite short course trucks, the Pro-2 SC. In the video you’ll see Matt and Gerardo go over some of the main features of the Pro-2. There is also footage featuring the Pro-2 in action, both on track, and running wild in a bashing environment. To get [...]


Gear Head 2.2 Five Star Wheels

Gear Head RC 2.2″ Five Star Wheels

If you are looking to uber-out your 2.2 rock crawler or scaler Gear Head RC has some new wheels to consider. Their 2.2 Five Star EZ-Loc Wheels look sweet and should be up for some serious abuse. Some of their features and specifications include- * CNC machined out of aluminum * Made in the U.S.A. * EZ-Loc makes mounting tires easy * Reversible for [...]


Racers Edge PRIME 30 Amp Power Supply

Races Edge PRIME 30amp Switching DC Power Supply

Is your tailgate covered with a small army of battery chargers on the weekend? Do you like to charge your battery packs at high rates? If you answered “yes” to one or both, Racers Edge has announced their new PRIME 30 amp switching power supply. With 540 watts of power it can help you handle all your charging duties. Some of [...]


XRay XB4 2wd

Teaser – XRay XB4 2wd Off-Road Buggy

XRay has been expanding their product line-up lately, and it seems like every company out there is now selling a 2wd buggy, so the announcement of their new XB4 2wd comes as little surprise. XRay has only released a teaser picture, but if the new XB4 2wd is like everything else in their line-up it is sure to be made [...]


AEO RC Liquid Cooling

AEORC – Self-circulating Liquid-cooled Thermostat System

We get lots of email from overseas telling us about their latest and greatest products. One that recently caught our eye was from AEORC. It seems that AEORC is now selling a water cooling system for rc cars and helicopters. Their current system is set up for use on 36mm inrunner motors in rc cars and 450 sized helis. It [...]


Team C TM4

Team C TM4 4wd Buggy Kit

Team C has been teasing their TM4 4wd off-road buggy for weeks, now there are more images and information available. The TM4 is a high end buggy featuring carbon fiber and aluminum all over the place. Sway bars, large threaded shocks, and the ability to run 2S shorty packs are some of its highlights. A couple of weeks ago we [...]


Fisherman Cubby

THE Cub Report, 10.14.2013, Version- Better Out Than In

Hola everyone, welcome to THE good ole’ Cub Report. Ok, I broke down and did watch the F1 race from Japan over the weekend. Yes, it was another snooze fest, and yes, Vettel won yet again. But… I wasn’t watching it for the race, or the racers, I watched it simply to view the track. Suzuka is the best track in [...]



I don’t know about you guys but one of my favorite scale rigs are of the Tamiya Hilux/Bruiser and the RC4WD Trail Finder 2 platforms. So many times I find myself on the fence about most scale interiors that it drivers me bananas! Ask around, I have been working on a one off interior for over a year(but who is [...]


Tamiya Opel Calibra V6 DTM TT01E

Tamiya Opel Calibra V6 DTM TT01E Kit

The latest re-release from Tamiya is their Opel Calibra V6 DM car. The Opel was originally released in ’95 on a TA-02 chassis, but the new version comes on an easy to build TT01E platform. Some of its features and specifications include- * 10th scale 4wd * Includes 540 brushed motor and Tamiya ESC * Friction shocks * Molded side mirrors and rear wing * [...]


Duratrax Grand Prize Winner Pictures

Remember our amazing DURATRAX 400 GIVEAWAY?! Well Matthew has sent in a few pictures of his prize box opened up, so we thought we would post them for people to check out. #gallery-22 { margin: auto; } #gallery-22 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-22 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-22 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */Congrats again Matthew, and thanks to Duratrax [...]


avid RC8.2 Aluminum Shock Tower

Avid Associated RC8.2 Aluminum Shock Tower Set

8th scale buggies make good bashers, but their shock towers stick right out into harms way. To handle those really epic hits, thicker shock towers are in order. Avid has an uber set of towers for the Associated RC8.2. The Avid towers are made out of 7075 aluminum and come with different camber hole locations than stock. They fit on all [...]