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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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Savox free shirt and shipping deal

Savox Free Shipping and T-Shirt deal

Savox USA has a special deal for you when you order stuff directly from them via their web site.  If you put down $50 or more on an order you’ll get free shipping AND a free T-shirt.  If it weren’t for free t-shirts, I’d spend most of my time walking around shirtless… and that’s not something you want to see.  [...]

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Axial AX-2 Radio System

Axial budget 2.4 GHz radio – AX-2

Axial really wants the budget bashers to open up their wallets today.  Their new, low-cost, 2.4, 2-channel radio is about as bare bones as you can get.  The AX-2 features throttle and steering trims, plus servo reversing.  And… a wheel for steering… and a trigger for throttle control… oh and there’s an on/off switch too! Ok, so it doesn’t really have [...]

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Axial AE-2 ESC

Axial introducing new ESC

Axial has partnered up with Castle Creations to develop a new ESC for the budget minded rock crawlers in the crowd.  The AE-2 is a fairly simple and straight-forward ESC that comes from the factory programmed with drag brake and zero delay forward/reverse.  In addition, it is also programmable with Castle’s CastleLink programmer, has a preprogrammed cutoff for 2s LiPos, [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- Readers Write Us Stuff, I CCP Re…

Hey guys, I have to tell you, I have been a long time supporter of your website but you have me close to the end on that. I always read through your editorials and lately I feel you guys are forgetting this is supposed to be about fun. Does ROAR need to change? Yes. Do other companies need to pay [...]

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JConcepts Rulux wheel for 1/16 E-Revo

JConcepts Rulux wheel for 1/16 E-Revo

Here’s another wheel for the basher crowd from the JConcepts gang.  The Rulux wheel is 2.2″ with a 12mm hex drive.  The important aspect of this new wheel is that it’s designed to give the 1/16 E-Revo a wider stance, making it more stable and a better performer.  The stylish design will also add to the looks of your mini [...]

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JConcepts Tense wheel for Slash Ruster Stampede

JConcepts Tense wheel for Slash, Rustler, and Stam…

JConcepts has a hot looking new wheel style for a few different Traxxas vehicles.  The Tense is a one piece wheel with a cool little added detail, wheel caps.  The caps come in two styles, open and closed, with the closed featuring JConcepts’ logo machined on.  They’re held on with six button head screws for a realistic look. For the Slash/Slash [...]

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lrp50950.ps

LRP Stepping into Short Course game

LRP is ready to power your 4×4 short course truck with their new X12L line of brushless motors.  When they hit shelves they’ll available in 4.5 and 5.5 turns.  What makes them appropriate for short course trucks is their longer, 550 size can, which let’s them use a longer rotor and stator to generate more torque that big and heavy [...]

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Ansmann x4tt (4)

Ansmann Racing showing off 4×4 short course truck

It’s not Team Associated’s SC10 4×4, but it is another 4×4 short course truck.  German outfit Ansmann Racing is showing off their new X4TT.  This is an early prototype and the specs are subject to change.  But it’s for sure going to use a shaft driven drive train and be configured to use saddle pack batteries.  Also the pictures show [...]

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airtronics mt4 telemetry radio (2)

Airtronics MT-4 – 2.4Ghz, 4-channel, telemetry

Airtronics has been spending some time cooking up something new.  The MT-4 is their new mid-range radio with all kinds of high-end features.  It starts with a new, light weight pistol grip design that features adjustable steering movement, trigger, and a selection of grips.  But more important is what’s packed inside.  The onboard computer features a fast navigation system to [...]

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West Mountain Radio CBA III and Amp Review

THE West Mountain Computerized Battery Analyzer (CBA) III and 500 Watt Amplifier Review From: West Mountain Radio Direct Link: West Mountain CBA III and Amplifier Review by Cubby.If it’s Tuesday, that means BigSquid is posting an all new uber review. This week I’ve been elected the “lucky” review writer, so lets jump in knee deep on a very handy test instrument, the [...]

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HPI Switch with Scion xB body (1)

HPI bringing Switch back

The HPI Switch made some waves a couple years ago when it was first announced.  It’s design was a major departure from the typical on-road chassis with it’s McPherson Strut style suspension and being front wheel drive.  But then it seemed to disappear.  Some places still have the original Switch in stock in limited quantities, but it even fell off [...]

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