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AMR introduces Gears 10 – 1/12 scale nitro buggy

Taiwanese outfit AMR (who?) has a  brand new RTR 1/12 scale nitro buggy ready for your consumption. Called the Gears 10, this new buggy is 4wd and looks the part of it’s much larger 1/8 scale counterparts.  The drive train is shaft driven, with durable gear differentials at either end, and also includes a slipper clutch, housed beneath a [...]

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THE Cub Report- 12.06.2010, Version "Hey Look the …

Many a week goes by where the rc world is slow on news, but not this one…. Horizon finally introduced a replacement for the decade old Losi XXX buggy, it’s called the Team Losi Racing 22. Whoaaaa, did the 22 arrive right on time, or way too late? The uber racing crowd has been proclaiming the TLR 22 to be a “game [...]

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Robitronic makes Protos V2 an RTR

The hot looking Robitronic Protos V2 1/8 nitro buggy is now available as a RTR set.  The new setup includes a .28 size engine with an 8-port sleeve design and a black anodized tuned pipe.  It’s also ready to hit the track right out of the box with plenty of racing features, such as front and rear anti-roll bars, adjustable [...]

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Pro-Line’s new Pro Core tech in Street Fighter S…

Have you ever wanted to be a beta tester?  It’s not as fun as you may think, trust me, I know.  But here’s an opportunity from Pro-Line with their new Pro-Core tire tech.  According to Pro-Line this technology is so new that it is still under development by our R&D department. They are releasing a new version of their recently [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Megan Fox on TV... can't conc…

Photo of the Week:by XiPHiAS PhotographyYou know, ever since the first time I saw a steam powered r/c boat, I’ve wanted to build a steam powered r/c car modeled after a Stanley Steamer of yore.  That would be a fun project, assuming it doesn’t burst into flames. Build Log: PontiacGT201’s SCX10 project – Forum member PontiacGT201 show’s off his latest project.  [...]

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Adam’s Parade RC Truck!

Good friend of Big Squid RC and fellow basher, Adam G. sent in a couple of pics from a parade he was just in with his Slash. Not only was he showing some school spirit, but he was doing a great job of promoting the hobby to thousands of people lined up on [...]

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Pro-Line Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Body

We had our first look at iHobby of the new Pro-Line Ford Raptor body, but now the official pics and specs are out. It comes with the bolt on number and side dam plates. They have a version that fits the Slash, SC10, Ultima SC, and Blitz, then another version for the SCRT10 and Hyper 10SC. [...]

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Write For Big Squid RC!

Yep, it’s that time again! We are still growing faster than we can keep up, so it’s time to look for some more writers! Do you hang out in the forums? Always love to talk or write about RC news? Maybe you are a former writer for a RC magazine? Maybe BSRC’s biggest fan looking to realize a [...]

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MaxAmps Batteries Used to Start Full Size Dragster…

Our friends at MaxAmps sent the following video of a huge MaxAmps pack starting some real full size dragsters! Check it out.Don’t forget to check out our lipo car starting video we did a while back as well! Check out the MaxAmps web site for other battery information.

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TQ Racing Sx10 4W Pro

Another new vehicle from TQ Racing Products is the SX10 4W Pro. The Pro ads aluminum hop-up and graphite parts including a 3mm graphite chassis.Check out the TQ Racing Products web site for more information.

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TQ Racing SX10 2W Mid

TQ Racing Products just announced their new1/10th scale competition buggy called the SX10 2W Mid. The mid means they have moved the motor infront of the rear drive line to help with weight distribution. They will have the vehicle available with either saddle pack or stick pack chassis configuration. The gear box has been re-designed to add another gear for [...]

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Losi 22 1/10 2WD Buggy Kit

Whoa, can it be? It’s been a while since Losi has done a ground up, new project, so this is actually big news! The new Losi 22 1:10 2Wd Buggy kit isn’t just a rehash of their old buggies, but a totally new design! Some of the features: Rear or Front (think they mean middle) [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- A Weekly Q & A Session, Version …

Tis’ the season to email Cubby. Let me present to you this weeks stellar letters…. ========== “ok so i have a mamba max pro st up in my Traxxas bandit(similar to the rustler). the motor has a 2s limit and heats up fast even geared low. i was wondering what you thought of Novak ballistic motors, they seem to be good but [...]

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Futaba 4PL Unboxing Pictures

Since iHobby Expo we have been talking about the new Futaba 4PL. One reason we kept talking about it around the office was that we were working on the Transmitter Shootout and the 4PKS and 3PL were really doing well in our testing. The 4PL seems like it is a step in [...]

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4S Lipo Shootout

The 4S LiPo Shootout is Finished! Read it now!

Again we bring you one of the most anticipated RC articles on the internet! Our 3rd battery shootout! This time around, the flood of emails after the second shootout seemed to suggest that we take a look at the 4S lipo market, and who are we to deny our readers? We used some new equipment during our testing, [...]

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