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Novak GTB 2 Brushless combo

Novak GTB 2 now available in C-C-C-COMBOs!

Novak’s popular sportsman class ESC, the GTB 2 Sportsman, is now available in combos with their Ballistic brushless motors.  The GTB 2 has all kinds of great features, but it more notable for what it’s missing, namely timing adjustments and a pc data port, making it ideal for spec class racing.  Some of the things it does include are drag [...]

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RC4WD Hardened gears for ax10

RC4WD Hardened Steel gears for XR10

Plastic, nylon, delrin gears… who needs ’em huh?  They’re always a weak link in any drive train and one of the first recommended upgrades when you’re stepping up to the mega power of brushless or high torque crawler systems is to change those gears for some metal equivilents.  But even in some situations those metal parts might not be up [...]

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losi ten SCTE

Losi TEN SCTE 4WD Review

From: Losi Racing Direct Link: Losi TEN SCTE Review by CubbyWhat’s the fastest growing class here in the good ole’ U S of A? The 4wd short course class is of course! Sporting the realism of their full sized counterparts, and 4wd systems that make them easier to drive (and more fun to bash!), it’s no wonder this genre is blowing [...]

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Adam the Intern Gets a Win!

Congratulations to our very own Adam the Intern who pulled off a win in his 19T truck class with a Duratrax Evader at the ChiTown shootout last weekend at Leisure Hours Raceway! It sounded like it was rough and tumble but the Evader pressed on without any major breakage all weekend! Great job Adam, and way to represent! They [...]

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AKA R-Line Evo Premount

AKA new R-Line … line of tires.

Those championship winning chaps at AKA just aren’t content to sit on their laurels and keep raking in the trophies.  And you get to benefit from their endeavors.  Their new R-Line series of unmounted and premounted tires feature their new, softer (and red) closed-cell foam inserts.  AKA makes the claim that these new inserts are made to stand up to [...]

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THE Cub Report, 03.06.2011, Version- Turn The Spri…

So what’s the news???? Here ya go…. Geico/Honda rider Justin “Bam Bam” Barcia didn’t win the Daytona Supercross (he finished second in the Lites class), but he did give Team Associated a big shout out from on the winners podium. Props to both AE and Bam Bam for get’n rc some huge exposure live on Speed channel Saturday night. Bet ya [...]

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Losi TEN SCTE 4WD Short Course Truck Unboxing Pict…

Just recently we were talking about the new Losi TEN SCTE, but we have had our hands on one for a little bit now. It was time to get the unboxing pictures out of the way because the review is around the corner! #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* [...]

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Thanks Team!!

I just wanted to give a quick shout-out to the team here for keeping things going smoothly not burning the place down while I was out of the office last week doing a little business. Jeff and Cubby did a great job of keeping the front page rolling while Wrench and Adam the intern were keeping things dialed in! I’m [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Only two things are certain i…

Photo of the Week:by Alexandre Bricka So I finally did my taxes yesterday, and now that I know that I’m getting a refund, I have to decide how to spend it.  I might finally get that Clod Buster I’ve been wanting.  Although now that Spring is starting to show up around my parts it’s time to get my boat cleaned up [...]

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government-demotivator

Government regulations - coming soon to a hobby ne…

Despair, Inc. While the following news is more pertinent to flyboys rather than us drivers, it’s important to pay attention to government regulations being imposed on any part of the hobby.  The FAA, over the past few years, has been coming up with rules and regulations related to small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (abbreviated sUAS).  Those sUAS’ also happen to include [...]

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Speed Passion Ultra Sportsman V3 Brushless Motor

Speed Passion passionate about speedy motors

Speed Passion is ready to tell you all about their new line of brushless motors.  The Ultra Sportsman V3 series will feature sensored operation, a locked end-bell, and zero timing, making these a good option for stock/spec racing.  The motors will be available in a number of winds from 10.5 up to 25.5 for multiple applications.  There will also be [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- What Say Ye Readers This Week? V…

First off, one I stole from Brian’s mail bag…… Hey Brian, First, after a 10+ year hiatus from the hobby I’ve finally returned and your website provides me a wealth of knowledge since a LOT has changed since then so I tip my hat off to the Big Squid Crew. Speaking of changes, I have never seen such aggressive marketing in the [...]

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Venom Red+Black Transport Bag (1)

Black & red is the new black, Venom Transporter Ra…

Venom has a new transport case, and it’s a hot one, with looks to match the function.  The Transport Race Case features all kinds of pockets and drawers to help you carry everything you need and keep it neatly organized.  The top portion of the bag features a built in tool organizer.  The top drawer is large enough to hold [...]

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Hobby People Radio Giveaway

Hobby People 25 Radio Giveaway

It’s not a patented Big Squid RC giveaway (another one coming soon, keep your eye on the front page), but it’s still an awesome giveaway.  Traditional and online retailer Hobby People is giving away 25 radios over the next couple months.  All you have to do is subscribe to their newsletter and, as along as you’re a resident of the [...]

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Robitronics Smasher short course truck (1)

Absolutely smashing short course truck from Robitr…

Robitronic is finally stepping onto the short course with their Smasher Short Course Truck.  The Smasher is 2wd, with extra long a-arms, a new style of chassis that provides more ground clearance, oil filled shocks, full ball bearings, a strong gear diff, and plenty more.  It’ll come from the factory as an RTR with a brushed 20-turn motor matched to [...]

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