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Pics from St. Louis Auto Show

Just a few random pictures from our visit yesterday at the St. Louis Auto Show. The Monster Energy/Falken Tire 2011 Ford Mustang GT Drift Car was there with driver Vaughn Gittin Jr. signing autographs. If Vaughn Gittin Jr. can charge $20, I should be charging $30! The HPI version of the car was also there doing a little drifting action. I [...]


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MIP Announces RealShocks

The folks over at MIP always put out very high quality products. So when they claim to be changing the world with one of their new products, our ears perk up and listen! Their latest product is called Real Shocks Bypass1TM Piston Technology. These new pistons are designed to act much more like full scale vehicles with the way [...]


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Pro-Line ProTrac Kit for Traxxas Slash 4×4

Looks like the folks over at Pro-Line are continue to expand on their product lines. We just got a bit of a sneak peek at the Pro-Line ProTrac Kit for the Traxxas Slash 4×4. The kit will have new suspension arms, turnbuckles, and possibly wheels. The new arms will have multiple mounting locations to really let you dial in your [...]


Anza LCG Chassis for Slash Now Shipping

We just got word that the Anza LCG Chassis from the division of the Firelands RC guys is now shipping. We actually just saw it start to turn up at the local Hobby Town. So if you are drooling as much as we are, you might want to head over there and pick up a set! Here are all the pics [...]


thunder tiger mt4

Awesome Thunder Tiger Ad!

You may remember a while back we handed out the Bash Vehicle of the Year award. Well it looks like The folks over at Thunder Tiger were pretty happy about it! Check out their awesome new ad! Click the ad for a larger version. Congrats again to the Thunder Tiger folks on the MT4-G3! Want to get your hands on [...]


Big Squid RC Weekend Locator

We get a LOT of emails asking when and where we are going to be, and even more saying ‘Aww man! If I knew you guys were gonna be there…’ So we thought we’d give everyone a heads up. This Saturday (Jan 28, 2012) Wrench, myself, and possibly 3DBill will be at the RaceWorld Raceway. My guess is we will [...]


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Hitec X4-Eighty Four Port Charger

New from Hitec is the X4-Eighty – Four Port Multicharger. The charger features four identical independent 80-watt power outputs. Each port is capable of charging all sorts of packs at up to 6 amps. So if you are looking to do LiPo or NiMH, and you need to charge a bunch of packs, this is the way to go. Each output [...]


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Vampire Racing BLOODLINE Motors

New from Vampire Racing, based on their TYPE AB+ modified motors are their new BLOODLINE stock motors. They are available in 9.5T to 21.5T and are ready for action in offroad or onroad vehicles. We haven’t tested any Vampire Racing products, but they sure win the coolest marketing/style award! #gallery-13 { margin: auto; } #gallery-13 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-13 img { border: [...]


ASK Cub Reporter- 01.26.2012- Wild Questions, Wacky Answers

shootouts could you maybe do a 3s lipo shootout, possibly 5000mah? and could you do a newer lipo charger shootout? and then maybe a 2.8 monster truck tire shootout? Johnathon E. Cubby– For you readers out there, here’s just a sample of a typical “Would you please do an x/y/z shootout?” email. I’ll take a guess and say we receive 20 or so [...]


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Traxxas XO-1 Unboxing Photos

So we finally got a chance to get some unboxing photo’s up of the Traxxas XO-1 supercar. Sorry guys. Mandi wasn’t around for this one. #gallery-16 { margin: auto; } #gallery-16 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-16 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-16 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ #gallery-17 { margin: auto; } #gallery-17 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-17 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-17 .gallery-caption [...]


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Duratrax DXR8-E Unboxing With Special Guest Mandi!

So I was just getting ready to take some pictures and unbox the new  DuraTrax DXR8-E Buggy when a good friend of ours, Mandi stopped by the office. You may know her as she helps us out from time to time at events and stuff like that. It was perfect timing. I asked if she would mind ‘helping out’, but I’m [...]


Schumacher Mi4CXL

Even more advanced that its predecessor, Schumacher’s Mi4CXL aims to be race winning and class leading. Durability has been improved over the Mi3 by using a tough Nickel-Teflon played shock bodies, an ultra lightweight front diff, and enlarged drive pins all around. A new sway-bar system keeps the “Soft Weave” carbon fibre chassis level, and many new 7075 aluminium parts [...]


RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Kit

If you’re into scale RC, then RC4WD probably sounds familiar to you. Their new Trail Finder 2 Kit offers some awesome features, such as a two-speed transmission, highly detailed bodywork and scale leaf spring suspension to name but a few. It comes with everything you need to get up and running, minus elecronics, including high-grip Mud Thrasher tires and a [...]


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Team Losi Mini 8ight RTR Review

Losi Mini 8ight RTR ReviewDial King Squids phone,ring.. ring.. ring.. ring ring.. “This is Brian” “It’s 3DBill I’m at the field.. to windy to fly that tiny review plane.” Brian-“Hey I was gonna call you.. um you wanna review the Losi Mini 8ight?” Me – “Sure why not..” didnt have to twist my arm for that one. I’ve [...]


THE Cub Report- 01.23.2012- Version: What Goes Up, Must Come…

If you were lucky enough to attend the LA Supercross Saturday night you were treated to one heck of an EPIC 450 main event with Chad Reed lay’n down the smack on Dungey/Villopotto/Stewart. Reedy was on fire for the win, Dungey put in solid laps to finish second, RV2 crashed early but blasted through the pack to fourth, [...]