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Traxxas TORC Series at Red Bud

Traxxas TORC Series 2011 Kicks Off This Weekend!

This weekend, May 28th and 29th 2011, the Traxxas TORC Series kicks off at Red Bud MX track in Buchanan Michigan! These events last year were awesome! Great racing, lots of RC, and tons of action! This weekend’s event will be broadcast LIVE ONLINE! If you are in the area of one of these events, I highly recommend you try [...]

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Thunder Tiger KT8 Review - Opening image

Thunder Tiger KT8 RTR review

So you’ve been bashing and thrashing monster trucks, short course, or 1/8 buggies and truggies, but you’ve grown tired of them and are looking for something different.  Thunder Tiger may have what you’re looking for in their new 1/8 scale Go Kart, the KT8.  It’s packed with a brushless system for high speeds, but is it durable enough to live [...]

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Viper RC VST XL 550 Motor

Viper RC VST-XL 550 Motor

The guys over at Viper RC have been on a roll lately releasing a pretty steady flow of products. Their latest endeavor are the VST-XL Motors. The VST-XL series is ideal for the 4×4 Short Course market with the VST4.5XL and VST5.5XL 550 motors. They are ready to be used with the Viper RC VTX10R esc, and will start shipping mid [...]

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Slash 4x4 Conversion Kit

ST Racing Concepts Slash 4x4 to GT-8 Conversion ki…

Has your Slash 4×4 been sitting on a shelf? Maybe it’s just not getting the attention it deserves? Well ST Racing Concepts has a new chassis mod kit to spark some life into your SC truck! They have just announced the Traxxas Slash 4×4 to GT-8 Rally Cross Conversion kit. The kit allows you to keep the standard [...]

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THE Cub Report- 05.23.2011, Version- Vettel Can't …

Formula 1 was in Spain over the weekend and the competition still couldn’t stop of the Red Bull of Sebastian Vettel. Ferrari pilot Fernando Alonso pulled the holeshot off the grid and was looking good early in the race, but the superior pace of the Red Bull could not be denied. The next F1 race is this weekend in [...]

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R/C Around the Web – It’s on time! edition

Photo of the Week:by SingNShoot I decided to do a How-To roundup with this edition.  There’s some good tips and tricks here.  In other news, I’ve been working on the review for the Thunder Tiger KT8 racing kart.  Early impressions, I think I like it, you’ll have to wait for the review to know for sure. How To: How to solder correctly [...]

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Exotek TCX shock standoffs (2)

Some odds and ends from Exotek

EXOtek has a couple new items for a couple high-end cars.  Their new quick change shock posts for the HB TCX and Cyclone make changing shocks quicker.  But that’s really not all.  These new pieces are lighter than the stock setup and have a shorter barrel that reduces slop in the suspension setup. Their other release of the day is a [...]

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Bill Bridges Benefit Race and Raffle

Hey All, we have just heard from some friends about a upcoming benefit race, and wanted to pass the information along. * 100% of proceeds go to Bill and his family * Friday 6-24-11 Practice 11am – 8pm $10 * Saturday 6-25-11 Race-Open at 7am racing starts at 9am $20 per entry. * Classes: All classes nitro and electric (minimum 5 makes [...]

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Team Associated Road to 200

Road to 200 Update

Nic Case and Team Associated have uploaded a new episode of their Road to 200 series.  If you’re unfamiliar with this project, it’s an attempt to get an R/C car up to the 200 MPH mark.  They are making great progress and this is an excellent video that takes a closer look at the custom super car they are building [...]

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Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series flying truck

Lucas Oil Off Road Series @ Glen Helen this weeken…

The Team Associated sponsored Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series is hitting Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino this weekend.  Full size short course action is always awesome to watch.  But really, who cares about a bunch of big trucks barreling around a dirt track at break neck speeds, flying off of huge jumps, and generally causing much mayhem?  The [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 05.19.2011, Readers Write- I Pos…

Hey just wondering did you do most of your testing on LiPo batts or the original NiMH batts with the Basher Review absolutely thrill’d to hear it took a couple full speed runs into a brick wall and stayed together. And just wondering when are you goin to do a LiPo test for this truck to see if the [...]

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Pro-Line Protrac red and black bead lock wheel (1)

Pretty, new ProTrac wheels from Pro-Line

Owners of Pro-Line‘s excellent ProTrac suspension upgrade will be delighted to hear about their latest addition to the ProTrac family.  Their new ProTrac Renegade Red & Black bead lock wheels will add a bit of flair to your dull and ugly ride. You know what I’m talking about. Your all murdered out, flat black, not a hint [...]

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Pro-Line bulldog for Kyosho Lazer ZX-5 (1)

Pro-Line BullDog body for Kyosho ZX-5

Some days I think about just copying and pasting the old announcements for these bodies and just changing the name of whatever car it’s for now.  But that wouldn’t be fair, not to you, not to Brian, not to Pro-Line or the other companies.  But trying to be original when writing about a new BullDog body, this time for Kyosho’s [...]

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HS-5765 Hitec Servo

Hitec HS-5765MH Large Scale Servo

For all those that are in the ‘Go Big or Go Home’ category with 1/5 and 1/4 scale vehicles, Hitec has a new servo for you! The HS-5765MH High Voltage, Digital, Metal Gear Giant Servo. How’s that for a servo name? This servo is very similar to the HS-5755MG, and ready for all your giant scale action with 347 oz-in [...]

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ProLine Scrubs 2.2 4WD

Pro-Line Scrubs 2.2″ 4WD Buggy Fronts

If you need some new front shoes for your 1/10 scale 4WD buggy, Pro-Line has you covered with their new Scrubs 2.2″ tires. They are avaliable in soft, super-soft, and clay, come with foam inserts, and an angled bar design for superior bite. They are avaliable later this month. As always, be sure to hit up the Pro-Line [...]

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