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HPI Racing Trophy Buggy Flux (1)

Trophy Buggy Flux pops up in Europe

HPI Europe is showing off their new brushless electric version of the euro only Trophy 3.5.  Just like the nitro version, this electric copy utilizes a 4mm 6061 aluminum chassis, aluminum shock towers, extra-long shocks, and more.  Where the Trophy Buggy Flux differs is in the power system.  The buggy is packing a 4s ready Flux Rage speed control matched [...]

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TrakPower Power Supply

TrakPower 12V 25A Power Supply Review

The world of RC is all about electric lately. From micro to 1/5th scale, anywhere you go it seems there are more electric vehicles currently being run than nitro. Over time nitro and electric have ping ponged back and forth over popularity, but at the moment, it’s all about electric. So if you have hopped on the electric band wagon, [...]

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Pro-Line Blockade Sneak Peek

Pro-Line Sneakily Snuck a Sneak Preview into their…

In Pro-Line‘s blog post talking about their recent success at the ROAR 1/8 nitro nationals they posted a pic of the yet to be released Blockade tire, which was part of the combo used by the winner, Ryan Cavalieri.  There isn’t any info about price or availability, but a version for 1/8 scale buggies is a good bet.  And I’d [...]

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Tamiya Fast Attack 2011

Tamiya RC Fast Attack 2011

Tamiya has stepped back into their well-used time machine to bring back their next release in the Fast Attack 2011 buggy.  Featuring a cool, scale military look, the Fast Attack 2011 is a re-released kit based on the same model from 1984 that features full ball-bearings (first production run only), detailed resin body and roll cage, a soldier figure and [...]

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THE Cub Report, 06.07.2011- Do You Remember?

Everyone is OCD in some way, shape or form, I’m OCD about market trends. As much as I’d like to think the same as an “average consumer” does, I know because of my involvement in the industry that I don’t, my views/thoughts etc are epically skewed. Unfortunately for me, my job requires that I am spot-on with market trends. With [...]

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R/C Around the Web – Woo! Four day week! edition

Photo of the Week:by froitrish01 My weekend will be spent repairing my Highroller after a cliff diving expedition a couple weekends ago, to prepare it for another cliff diving expedition next weekend.  This time the cliff will be higher and a ramp will be on the end.  Part of the rebuild is painting a new body for which I’m devising a [...]

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Helion RC Animus

Helion RC – Animus Unboxing Pictures

A while back the newly formed Firelands group started making waves in the RC industry when they announced their new venture

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DE Racing Trinidad Wheels

DE Racing Trinidad Wheels for SC10 4×4 and SC10 RS

New from DE Racing are their Trinidad Wheels for the Associated SC10 4×4 and SC10 RS. They are currently available in black, but white and silver are on the way. They are ROAR legal, are a true OEM fit, have a advanced ribbing design for strength and durability, and are made in the U.S.A. They fit Team Associated SC10 [...]

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JQ THE car color parts

Color coordinate THE Car

So you bought yourself JQ Product‘s THE Car, but something has been missing.  Maybe you’re upset that the color of various metal parts doesn’t match your purse and shoes.  Or maybe gold just isn’t your color.  Well JQ has some good news for you as they are releasing a whole bunch of brightly colored parts for your THE Car.  The [...]

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tekin pro4 redline teaser

Sneak Peek of Tekin’s next motor

Tekin is showing a sneak peek of the next motor in their Redline … er… line of sensored brushless motors.  Not much in the way of details is given other than it’s going to be called the Pro4 and it’s designed for 4×4 short course trucks.  They also say it’ll be out in the summer of this year. There’s a trailer [...]

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DuraTrax Sensored Brushless Motors

More brushless news from DuraTrax

DuraTrax has another brushless release with their new line of sensored motors.  DuraTrax says these motors are excellent in off and on road 1/10 scale vehicles.  The vented can helps reduce operating temperatures for better performance and longer life.  The motor has a 2-pole rotor and is a perfect match for DuraTrax’s DE10 brushless ESC.  It will be available in [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 06.02.2011- Your Comments, My Je…

I just purchased a Slash 4×4 ,sand tires and a 3lipo 11.1 to take to the beach and have some fun. I was driving it around and started to show off and gave it full throttle. It was doing a wheelie for about 100 yds then I let off the throttle. Started to drive the car back and it [...]

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Thunder Tiger SB5 Motorcycle

Thunder Tiger 1/5 SB-5 EP Motorcycle RTR

Jeff was just talking about how much Thunder Tiger news we have been posting, and here we are again. This time it’s about the new 1/5 Scale SB-5 EP Motorcycle. It comes RTR in brushed or brushless form with a 2.4GHz radio. The brushed version will feature the 17T 540 motor and Velosci-RS ESC or you can go brushless with [...]

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DMC and Pauley Perrette Drive a Kyosho Buggy

Ok.. thanks again to our buds from HobbyMedia.it . We have another potential RC On TV sighting. This time it’s with DMC of RUN DMC fame and Pauley Perrette from NCIS driving around a electric Kyosho Buggy! So while it’s not on TV, it features people who are on TV.. that’s close right? RC is everywhere lately!

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HPI Mini Trophy Trucks in New Aqua Music Video

Got this from our good friends at HobbyMedia.it . I’m not sure if we can count this as a RC On TV sighting, since music channels don’t actually play music videos anymore, but I’m going to go with it. From the same awesome band (One of Cubby’s Favorites) that brought you Barbie Girl (he plays that like 10 times a [...]

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