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R/C Around the Web – Packing for IHobby̷…

Photo of the Week: by Jeff Rogerson The IHobby Expo is just around the corner and I have to finish packing my bags for the flight out.  It just occurred to me that the airlines charge for baggage now, so I have to unpack all my r/c cars.  I just can’t afford to take 18 bags for a five day trip.  Of [...]

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Hobby Town – Orland Park, IL. HUGE SALE! Again!

Once again our local Hobby Town is having an amazing sale this Friday and Saturday! They have a 25% off coupon anything in the store! If it’s not in the store, and special order, you get 15% off!! If you were thinking about picking up a new vehicle, with 25% off, NOW is the time! Click the image [...]

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HPI Factory rebate extended

HPI Factory Rebate extended until October 31st

HPI is feeling extra generous, they’ve extended their factory rebate until the end of this month.  Depending what you buy you can get $25, $50, or $100 back from HPI.  Here’s a generic list for you to peruse because I’m too lazy to try to write it out in a creative fashion. $100 Baja 5T RTR Baja 5B 2.0 $50 Baja 5B SS Vorza Savage Flux HP Savage [...]

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STRC Parts for Kyosho Ultima Line

ST Racing Concepts, the makers of many fine aluminum hop-ups, have taken the time to make even more aluminum hop-ups.  This time for the Kyosho Ultima line, including the Ultima SC and Ultima RT5.  Parts include a front suspension brace, front bulkhead, precision steering rack, hub carriers, motor plates, and more.  All parts are available in blue, gunmetal, and red [...]

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Kyosho Inferno Neo Race Spec 01

Kyosho Inferno Neo Race Spec

Thanks again to our friends at HobbyMedia.It we get to see the first in-the-wild pictures of Kyosho‘s new Inferno Neo Race Spec from the 2010 Tokyo Hobby Show.  There’s not much info available just yet except that it’s going to be a RTR with a 2.4 GHz radio and the Kyosho KE25 engine.  No word on the exact [...]

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JConcepts Raptor Body for Stampede

JConcepts Raptor body for Traxxas Stampede

It’s not often we get news about the Traxxas Stampede.  It’s a shame really, they are fun trucks.  But today JConcepts sends word that they now have a new body based on the Ford Raptor.  This is an officially licensed body, so it features all the details of the full scale version, including all trademarked emblems.  Window masks and a [...]

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JConcepts Punisher Body for RC8B-e

JConcepts Punisher body for RC8B-e

Surprising no one the Punisher is now available for Associated’s RC8B-e.  JConcepts debuted this body at the ROAR 2010 Electric nationals and won the whole enchilada.  Now you can emulate your favorite professional racer that is sponsored by JConcepts.  It’s got the cab forward design that has been so popular of late plus all the other stuff that the other [...]

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MaxAmps Race Edition 150C Hard Case LiPo

Just announced! The new MaxAmps Race Edition 150C Hard Case LiPo Battery! Wowza! The packs are 6500mah, and will be ROAR Approved. They come with the 3-year, 300 cycle guarantee, can charge at 5C, 100% waterproof, and come with deans ultra wire. They are available in 7.4v, 11.1v, and 14.8v versions! Looks like someone just raised the bar! [...]

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Kyosho V-One R4

Our friends from HobbyMedia.it are currently covering the Japan Hobby Show, and have sent a few pics our way of the new Kyosho V-One R4 Nitro vehicle. It looks pretty darn sweet! How often do you see a new RC vehicle and say ‘whoa.. look at that!’ These pics are from the 1/8th scale [...]

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Pac-Man Halloween Decorations

Ok, I know it’s not at all RC related, but as a lot of our readers know, I’m a bit of a video game nut, so when I found this awesome Pac-Man Halloween inflatable, I knew I had to get it and share! The night picture didn’t turn out so great, sorry! It’s about 4 feet tall, [...]

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vampire-5700mah-lipos

Vampire Racing released two new LiPos

Vampire Racing has a couple new LiPo packs for your combustion consumption today.  These two new setups are targeted at 1/12 scale racers and 1/8 scale electric racers.  Both batteries are 5700 mAh and “rated” at 50c, but one is a 4s brick and the other is a 1s pack.  Both feature a hard case and fancy graphics. No price was [...]

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Schumacher Mi1 – low-cost, high-end sedan

When a lot of people hear the name Schumacher, they usually think of one thing, expensive cars.  Well, apparently Schumacher is tired of listening to all your belly aching about cost.  They’ve created a new 1/10 scale, electric sedan, called the Mi1, for the budget conscious drivers out there.  It may be a low-cost ride but it has some nice, [...]

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ASK Cubby, A Weekly Q & A Session- Version 10…

I typically post shorter questions that we have received, just to save people time, but I’ll start off this week with a long one. Enjoy! ========== regarding your article ‘Pay Up Suckers! ‘ I read your article on local tracks organizing trophy races to keep afloat and completely agree with your observation on the growing trend of racers domination in this hobby. [...]

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Losi Micro SCT

Losi Micro SCT Review

When Brian walked into my office 3 weeks ago with a TINY little box and a smirk on his face, I just knew the convo was about to get interesting. Brian- “Cubby, would you P L E A S E review this for BigSquid?” Cubby- “What in the hell is it?” Brian- “Oh, it’s neat, it’s the new 24th scale [...]

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OFNA Nexx 8 1/8 scale electric buggy

OFNA has, once again, let loose a new vehicle.  Their Nexx 8 is a 1/8 scale, brushless buggy for those of you out there that love 1/8 scale, but hate nitro.  It’s made with 2S LiPo packs in mind, one is mounted on either side of the chassis, so the Nexx 8 will be a good step up for those [...]

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