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Dynamite Prophet Sport Lipo Charger Reaction 30C Lipo battery

Product Spotlight - Dynamite Prophet Sport LiPo Charger & Re…

There comes a point in every new hobbyists life when they make the switch from Ni-MH batteries over to Lithium Polymers. It’s an obvious progression, LiPos typically yield more performance for the buck. The crew over at Horizon Hobby have a couple of affordable products for those looking to make the LiPo switch. Horizon offers a Dynamite Prophet Sport LiPo charger [...]

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2014 HPI Savage XL 5.9

2014 HPI Racing Savage XL 5.9 Nitro RTR

To kick off the new year HPI Racing has updated their Savage XL 5.9 RTR monster truck. The Savage 5.9 is a mainstay at bash spots across the world, the 2014 version should be even better. Some of the updates include- * Comes with a glow starter w/battery, fuel bottle, 6-cell stick pack with charger, and six AA batteries * Includes sintered [...]

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Raging Rotors – Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

Hey guys, Ragu here with this weeks Raging Rotors, focusing this week on the art of quadcopter blade replacement, plus a few tidbits about stuff going on in the heli world. Now with every great pilot comes a few great crash or freak out stories: I’ve tried using the GPS on my Blade 350QX  when I forgot to wait for signal [...]

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Video Carisma M10DT

Video – Carisma M10DT Desert Beetle Edition

Our friends over at Carisma have just posted a new video for their M10DT Volkswagen Beetle Desert Edition. Check out the video below to see what it looks like to bash on the beach with the Desert Beetle. Also keep an eye on our front page as our full review should be done very soon. To check out the official M10DT [...]

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HPI 8000 Lipo Battery

HPI PlazmaPro 7.4V 8000mAh 95C Lipo Battery

The PlazmaPro line of Lipo Batteries are HPI’s high-end packs. One of the latest packs in the line-up is a 2S 7.4V 8000. The 8000 is stated to be capable of a 95C discharge and comes with dual 4mm bullet connectors for a better fit in a variety of applications. * Capacity- 8000mAh * Voltage- 2S 7.4V * Discharge- 95C * Dimensions: 138.5 x [...]

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RC4WD Compass 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Compass 1.9 Scale Tires

The RC4WD crew has been putting out some amazing looking products for years now. Their latest product, Compass 1.9 Scale Tires, have just been announced and should make a nice option for your scale/trail rig. Some of their specifications include- * Weight- 3.1oz each * Uses a reinforced sidewall * Comes in advanced X2 SS compound * Outer diameter- 4.78″ * Inner diameter- [...]

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Raging Rotor News: For the Cause! DIY Quad Supplies via Kick…

Looking to DIY some RC without too much of the Y? I have found a new source to try out new and interesting multirotor projects: Kickstarter. Granted not a standard method of looking for RC, but you would be surprised what kind of projects you can find in the technology section of that site, besides the means of providing [...]

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TrakPower Lipo Review

Review – TrakPower 2S 70C 6800mAh Lipo Battery

THE TrakPower 7.4v 2S 70C 6800mAh Lipo Battery ReviewWhat makes for a good Lipo battery? That depends on what you are looking for, but most people look for excellent runtimes, lots of voltage, and a long cycle life. We’ve been using and abusing a TrakPower 2S 70C 6800 for a few months now. How does it stack up to the [...]

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Exotek Associated Direct spur gear hub

Exotek Direct Spur Gear Hub for Associated B4/T4/SC10

There are some applications where you might want to eliminate the slipper clutch on your Associated B4, T4, or SC10. Some of those applications include stock class racing, oval racing, or more basher type events like pulling or tug-of-war. The Exotek crew has a spur gear hub that is a sano way of eliminating the stock slipper set-up. Once installed [...]

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Killerbody Warrior 1:28 Scale 4WD – First Look

We have actually seen the 1/28th scale Warrior from Killerbody a few times over the last few months at various events, but only now were we actually able to borrow one of the prototypes for a few weeks and give it a good run. Before we always had to be ‘careful’ with it. This time around we were hitting other [...]

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ARRMA Granite BLX Bash Vehicle of the Year

ARRMA GRANITE BLX Named BigSquidRC “Basher of the Year”

You regular readers already know that we named the ARRMA Granite BLX as our 2013 Bash Vehicle of the Year. Yesterday the good folks over at Hobbico shot out a press release to showcase the fact that the Granite had won the prestigious title. The Granite BLX is a very impressive vehicle, so much so that we thought it was the [...]

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STRC Custom build chassis set

ST Racing Concepts Custom Build Chassis Set

The folks over at ST Racing Concepts have announced a new Chassis Set for custom builders. This set is for people who like to use their own length suspension links during a custom build. The kit comes in three different colors and is designed to be used with an Axial center transmission. The chassis set includes- * 4mm aluminum chassis rails * [...]

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Novak RC

Industry News - Novak Exclusively Distributed by Hobbico/Gre…

The folks over at Novak recently announced a change in ownership, now they have announced that they will become exclusively distributed by Hobbico/Great Planes in North and South America. Hit up This Link to visit the official Novak website, and check out the official announcement below. “We are proud to announce that Novak R/C has partnered with Hobbico/Great Planes to exclusively [...]

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Hangar 9 Inverza 62 ARF

Hangar 9 Inverza 62 ARF

If you are looking for “big” performance the upcoming Hangar 9 Inversa 62 should be a plane to look at. The Inversa 62 is designed to be a versatile mix of style and performance. With acute attention to detail, it is said to be precision made for hardcore 3D action, while its large control surfaces should make it predictable to [...]

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Unboxing 2014 Thunder Tiger ST4 G3

Unboxing – 2014 Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Truggy

The Thunder Tiger G3 platform has become a legendary in bashing circles. It is big and tough, what is there not to like? Today we are posting our unboxing photos of the latest G3 mobile, the 2014 Thunder Tiger ST4 G3 Truggy. The 2014 edition is much like the previous version, but includes an updated Ace Cougar radio system and [...]

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