For Bashers, By Bashers!

How Much Snow?

As a few of you probably know, we are finally getting our share of snow here in the Midwest! As I started digging out the driveway I figure it would be time to measure.. we got exactly 2 HPI monster trucks and 1 Slash worth of snow! Snow bashing tomorrow! WOOOO HOOOO! I know Adam the Intern has a snow [...]

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STRC universal drive shafts

ST Racing Concepts thinks they can do the drive sh…

I like me some universal/cv driveshafts.  They’re usually super smooth and can take a beating more than your typical dog bone.  On that note ST Racing Concepts is preparing a new line of heat treated, carbon steel universal kits that are compatible with Team Associated SC10 and RC10T4 as well as the HPI Blitz and OFNA Hyper 10SC.  Their new [...]

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New Venom Gambler Short Course Truck Video

So I was recently made aware of a new Venom Gambler Short Course Truck video posted over on Youtube! The video looks very well done, and I was excited to see the Gambler running around in the snow! Waterproof for the win! I’m glad to see Venom getting back on the RC map! Hopefully we’ll be testing one of these things [...]

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Tower Hobbies Turns 40!

A big Happy Anniversary to Tower Hobbies who celebrates 40 years of bringing hobbies to people all over the world! To celebrate they are giving away a Tower Hobbies Gift Certificate worth up to $1000! All you need to do is head over to the Tower Hobbies website and subscribe to their email newsletter for a chance to win! They [...]

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Hitec HS-7950TH Review

Hitec HS-7950TH Review From: Hitec RCD Direct Link: Hitec HS-7950TH Review by Cubby.So you drive an uber 8th scale or monster truck, and you are the type of person that only puts the best into your baby. There are dozens of choices in high end servos, but you don’t know which one to buy. Well, here’s Cubby’s quick and dirty review of [...]

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DuraTrax Onyx 235 balance charger

DuraTrax expanding and updating Onyx line

DuraTrax is adding some new features to one of their popular and affordable Onyx AC/DC peak chargers.  The new Onyx 235 takes the 230 and adds some essential new features.  Most importantly the 235 now features a built in LiPo cell balancer for properly charging and maintaining your LiPo batteries.  The 235 also increases both the cell count and amp [...]

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Pro-Line Gladiator SC sneak peek

Sneak peek of Pro-Line’s next short course tire…

Pro-Line had gone digging through their archives looking for inspiration for their next short course tire.  The Gladiator had been a popular style for quite a long time, with it’s super aggressive square knob pattern, it has been tearing up lawns and tracks all over.  Soon the Gladiator will be doing it all over again on short course trucks.  We [...]

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THE Cub Report, Another Wild Week in RC- Version 0…

Who was the biggest mover and shaker in rc last week? Thunder Tiger/Associated!!! But first…. Rc has a new face to the masses, and his name is Peter Viera, the marketing manager for Traxxas. I only say this because Peter got some serious face time on mainstream CBS television this morning during their broadcast of the Oakland AMA Supercross. Peter [...]

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DuraTrax Evader DT Graphite Chassis Bashing

Weekend bashing wrapup & broken parts tally

Sunday was a good day for bashing.  I had a family gathering and decided to take a couple r/c trucks along for the fun.  My choices were my Losi Highroller and DuraTrax Evader DT.  My brother brought his Traxxas Stampede as well.  It was a great time of curb hopping, burnouts, bootlegger turns, and donuts.  I was having so much [...]

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Traxxas and Peter V. on CBS AMA Supercross

Today we saw our good friend Peter Vieira of Traxxas on CBS during their coverage of the AMA Supercross in Oakland California. Peter did a couple minute segment with Pro Motocross racer Nick Way. I don’t believe they mentioned what they were driving around on the track, but it looked like E-Revo’s. Keep up the great work Traxxas and Peter! [...]

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Venom VMX 450 Dirt Bike Video

Recently we posted a REVIEW of the Venom VMX 450 1/4 scale dirt bike. We were really pleased with the bashing ability of this bike, as well as it’s ability to jump and go through snow! Here is a little video we put together of some of the bashing we were doing while working on our review.Hope you enjoy [...]

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R/C Around the Web - There's only one way this wee…

Photo of the Week:by Rafael Moyano Another weekend, another opportunity for bashing.  As expected, last weekend’s plans did fall through, no ice fishing, no bashing on a frozen lake.  This weekend is going to be a nice one with a family gathering for my great-grandmother’s 90-something birthday.  A couple of my R/Cs are going with me (probably the Losi Highroller and [...]

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Team Associated SC10 4x4 1

Team Associated SC10 4×4 is official

After much hype, we’re finally getting our first look at the Team Associated SC10 4×4.  So will it live up to it?  The SC10 4×4 features a very unique belt drive system with dual gearboxes.  The belt rides in a sealed system, well above the chassis, with the batteries and electronics tucked underneath in a very different configuration for not [...]

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HPI Racing RS32 – 1/32 with Calsonic Skyline body

From the people that fueled the mini craze with their Mirco RS4’s, HPI is introducing the RS32! This is a 1/32 scale vehicle, it comes RTR with a 2.4Ghz radio, charger, battery, a few extra gears and anything else you may need. This first vehicle (I’m sure there are more styles on the way) comes with the Calsonic Nissan Skyline body. [...]

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Axial 21RR Engine

Axial’s first .21 engine for budget buggy bashers

Axial is expanding it’s RR line of budget nitro engines for bashers and weekend warriors.  Their new .21RR-1 engine is Axial’s first .21 size engine for 1/8 scale buggies and totally fricken awesome 1/10 scale cars and trucks.  But being for bashers doesn’t mean that they took any shortcuts in it’s design.  It’s got that fancy ABC construction, a 7-port [...]

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