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Duratrax Tools You Need

There are a few essential tools that everyone needs in their pit box, and these new ones from  DuraTrax are part of your must haves! I know as bashers, we will use anything handy, especially when it comes to tripping up a body. But let me assure you, a good body reamer and body scissors can make all the difference! They [...]


Kyosho’s next set of Bodies for the new F1 chassis

Kyosho’s next body set for the new MF-015 Mini-Z F1 chassis is the Ferrari F10 platform.  Cars NO. 7 and No.8. So now the two McLarens and these two Ferrari’s and we’ve got 4 of the new F1 cars ready for some racing! Kyosho tends to do a lot with Red Bull licensing so I’m hoping the Red Bull [...]


HPI and K&N Filters Drift Car Give Away

HPI Racing  is teaming up with the K&N Filters folks to give away a few HPI Drift cars! Along with the contest came this pretty sweet video of Vaughn Gittin Jr. drifting against a HPI Drift Version of the same car.Hit the K&N Filters Facebook page for details and sign up.


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Vampire Racing Shows Two New Lipos

Vampire Racing has introduced two new stick packs for LiPo fans. The first is a 6800mah 70C pack that they are saying was designed mostly for touring cars, and the second is a 4400mAh 50C short pack, designed for easier placement to help balance where you think it needs to fit. Check out the Vampire Racing website for more details. [...]


THE Cub Report- 01.29.2012- Country Fried Chicken Version

James “Cow” Stewart didn’t crash last night in Oakland, so of course he won! While his new “Cow” nickname isn’t particularly funny (or catchy), it certain seems to hold true- Crash Or Win. Stew dedicated last nights win to his practice mechanic Mark “Tex” Adams who tragically passed away during the week. Our thoughts and prayers go out [...]


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STRC Axial Wraith Hop-Ups – Part 2

We recently picked up a bunch of ST Racing Concepts hop-ups for the Axial Wraith. We will be doing several articles on all of these parts. You can read part 1 here.This time around we are installing the aluminum shock caps, aluminum shock bodies and spring collars, and steering knuckles. Keep reading to see the pictures and read about [...]


Duratrax DXR8-E Built and Ready

You have seen the  unboxing video of the  DuraTrax DXR8-E Buggy, and now we have got all of our parts in and ready to go! We are using the Castle Creations Mamba Monster, a Futaba S9157 Digital High-Torque Servo, a TrakPower 4s 5600mah LiPo battery, and our Futaba 4PK radio system to complete the buggy. #gallery-4 { margin: auto; } #gallery-4 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: [...]


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Venom Segad C1 RTR Boat with Clutch

Venom has just announced that they have upgraded their Segad RTR Gas Boat to include their new clutch standard. The clutch makes it much easier for tuning and launching, while adding a little safety to stop the propeller from always spinning. The Segad is a serious beast with a 26CC 2+ hp marine engine, fiberglass hull, and comes RTR with [...]


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Pics from St. Louis Auto Show

Just a few random pictures from our visit yesterday at the St. Louis Auto Show. The Monster Energy/Falken Tire 2011 Ford Mustang GT Drift Car was there with driver Vaughn Gittin Jr. signing autographs. If Vaughn Gittin Jr. can charge $20, I should be charging $30! The HPI version of the car was also there doing a little drifting action. I [...]


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MIP Announces RealShocks

The folks over at MIP always put out very high quality products. So when they claim to be changing the world with one of their new products, our ears perk up and listen! Their latest product is called Real Shocks Bypass1TM Piston Technology. These new pistons are designed to act much more like full scale vehicles with the way [...]


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Pro-Line ProTrac Kit for Traxxas Slash 4×4

Looks like the folks over at Pro-Line are continue to expand on their product lines. We just got a bit of a sneak peek at the Pro-Line ProTrac Kit for the Traxxas Slash 4×4. The kit will have new suspension arms, turnbuckles, and possibly wheels. The new arms will have multiple mounting locations to really let you dial in your [...]


Anza LCG Chassis for Slash Now Shipping

We just got word that the Anza LCG Chassis from the division of the Firelands RC guys is now shipping. We actually just saw it start to turn up at the local Hobby Town. So if you are drooling as much as we are, you might want to head over there and pick up a set! Here are all the pics [...]


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Awesome Thunder Tiger Ad!

You may remember a while back we handed out the Bash Vehicle of the Year award. Well it looks like The folks over at Thunder Tiger were pretty happy about it! Check out their awesome new ad! Click the ad for a larger version. Congrats again to the Thunder Tiger folks on the MT4-G3! Want to get your hands on [...]


Big Squid RC Weekend Locator

We get a LOT of emails asking when and where we are going to be, and even more saying ‘Aww man! If I knew you guys were gonna be there…’ So we thought we’d give everyone a heads up. This Saturday (Jan 28, 2012) Wrench, myself, and possibly 3DBill will be at the RaceWorld Raceway. My guess is we will [...]


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Hitec X4-Eighty Four Port Charger

New from Hitec is the X4-Eighty – Four Port Multicharger. The charger features four identical independent 80-watt power outputs. Each port is capable of charging all sorts of packs at up to 6 amps. So if you are looking to do LiPo or NiMH, and you need to charge a bunch of packs, this is the way to go. Each output [...]