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Venom Micro LiPO’s

Have a micro plane in need of some Micro LiPO’s? Well Venom has the Micro LiPO for you! These little guys are 25C, 3.7v and come in 120mah or 150mah. They are ideal for Parkzone or E-flight micro sized aircraft. They have a micro price as well under $7! Visit the Venom-Group.com for details.

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Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Body

Pro-Line has added another Jeep body to their growing stable of licensed goodness. This time it’s the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon is designed for 1:10 scale rock crawlers and scale builders. It fits 12.3″ wheelbase rigs, and it pretty tall so you may need some extended body posts to make it right. Get [...]

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Pro-Line Labor Day Weekend Sale

Getting in the sale spirit, Pro-Line has a sale going on for 15% off till September 6th 2010! Use discount code LABOR15PL to get your savings! Head over to the Pro-Line page, and stock up on some bodies and tires!

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GH Racing Labor Day Sale!

If you have been holding off buying some hop-ups from GH Racing, now is the time to finish off that shopping list! September 3rd – 7th, 2010, they have a 15% off store wide sale with no minimum purchase required! Head over to the official GH Racing site and start clicking add to cart!

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Mancari’s Swap Meet Event

The focus is on the car. The drivers’ line is silent. Thirty seconds to go and … FINISH! The young racer asks, “How many laps did I do?” It’s clear: another enthusiast is born! Sunday, August 29th, Hobby Town Orland Park invited the Chicago Mini RC Club out to the 9th annual Mopar/AMC Show and Shine to do demo of the new [...]

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GH Racing – Fuel Cooler

Another cool product from GH Racing is this Fuel Cooler. Made from 6061 Aluminum for 1/10th nitro vehicles, helps keep fuel cool with a heat sink design. Helps stabalize fuel flow to the engine also. Comes in blue and orange. Head over to the official GH Racing site for more info! Don’t forget to tell them Big Squid [...]

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Venom Group Aluminum Hop-Up Parts for Traxxas Slas…

More and more people are releasing hop-up parts for the Traxxas Slash 4×4 which is making me think it’s really starting to catch on! New from Venom are a ton of cool Aluminum Hop-Up parts for the Traxxas Slash 4WD! They also have Steel Universal joint shafts from front and rear! (seen on top) Here’s a list of what [...]

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GH Racing Heat Shrink Tubing

New from GH Racing is their packs of Heat Shrink Tubing. Each pack has 4 strips, 1/8″ diameter and 4″ long. Designed to shrink up to 1/2 it’s original size. The are available in yellow, black, red and green. You know you need some! Head over to the official GH Racing site for more info! [...]

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Write a Pro-Line Review – Win Big $$

Whoa, check this out! Over at the Pro-Line site there is a new contest! Write a review, and you have a chance to win $1000! Hmm.. maybe instead of posting our reviews here, we should just put them directly on the Pro-Line site! Head over to the Pro-Line Contest page for details!

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DuraTrax Evader DT Week: Painting and Detailing …

Day 6 is the last build day of DuraTrax Evader DT Week. I’m finally getting around to doing my custom paint on my DT. The pre-trimmed, pre-drilled clear body from DuraTrax (Part DTXC6218) looks great and is easy to paint. There’s not much more to say about this one, I’m certainly no artist, but I like the [...]

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DuraTrax Hauler Bag

In the ‘something all RC’ers need’ category comes the new DuraTrax Hauler Bag. We here at Big Squid RC do a LOT of traveling for bashes, events, demos, etc.. and to have a giant bag to carry a lot of your gear around with you is a huge plus! The DuraTrax 1/8th Deluxe Hauler Bag features a [...]

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THE Cub Report, 08.30.2010- Version Viva Scuderia …

So I started getting the text messages from Brian around noon today, “Cubby, where the HELL is THE Cub Report?”, “Hey call me, I am getting a bunch of emails wondering where THE Cub Report is!”, etc. Last fall I was pretty burnt out on our hobby. When I had originally signed on with BigSquid I agreed to write a Cub [...]

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Futaba 3PL 2.4GHz FHSS Radio

News from Futaba shows that their Futaba 3PL 2.4GHz FHSS Radio system will be shipping early September. Their new radio is meant to be a little easier on the wallet, and we like that! If has 3 proportional channels and a 4th for special mixing needs. It has 10 model memory, 4WS mix for crawling and [...]

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ACER Bearings for the Kyosho Mini Z

Recent news from ACER Racing is that they are now shipping Kyosho Mini Z size 2x6mm and 3×6 Ceramic Ball Bearings. You can buy as a set, or individually. Head over to the ACER Racing Website for info.

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DuraTrax Evader DT Week: Painting and Detailing &#…

Day five of DuraTrax Evader DT week is the beginning of the end.  The last job I’m going to do on my DT is to put a custom paint job and other details onto it.  I’m using a new, clear body from DuraTrax (Part DTXC6218) and I’m reusing the hard plastic detail pieces from the current body.  This is going [...]

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