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DE Racing Trinidad Wheels for the Team Losi XXX-SCT

DE Racing Trinidad Wheels for XXX-SCT

DE Racing is jumping on the XXX-SCT bandwagon with a compatible set of their Trinidad style wheels.  They are made in the standard and ROAR legal widths and 2.2″/3″ diameter.  The Trinidads also feature a ribbed design for better strength and durability and have realistic molded in details such as lug nuts and a faux beadlock ring with bolt heads.  [...]

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RC Vehicles on Fry’s Electronics Adventure

So I had to make a trip to our local Fry’s Electronics store, AKA Geektopia, when I had a pretty big surprise. When you walk in the door, the very first thing, was two huge pallets of RC Vehicles! One pallet was a bunch of licensed monster truck vehicles, the other pallet was a bunch of on-road vehicles. Passing [...]

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Venom Creeper

Venom Creeper Rock Crawler Review

From: Venom Direct Link: Venom Creeper Competition Crawler Review by Adam the Intern. So I got my hands on a new Venom Creeper Rock Crawling kit. Brian decided I might as well jump in with both feet, so here we go! Needed to complete: To complete this truck you’ll need a radio, receiver, speed controller, motor, and steering servo. I [...]

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Traxxas Supercross Sweekstakes

More info about Traxxas motorcycle giveaways

Hey, remember a few days ago, when we told you about that whole Traxxas giving away motorcycles thing?  Well we finally got the official word from Traxxas about how, when, and where these things are going to happen.  There’s 17 bikes in total (well, 16 now, they already gave one away) that can be won if you take the time [...]

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LRP SXX Stock Spec V2 Brushless Speed Control

Associated/LRP SXX Stock Spec V2 Brushless ESC

The guys in Blue at Team Associated and LRP have a brand new ESC for you to look at.  If by brand new you mean based on another ESC in the line but with tweaks and changes for different classes.  The new SXX Stock Spec V2 stuffs some great features into a super small package.  LRP’s TwinBEC technology puts out [...]

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GH Racing Giveaway 1

Win aluminum Slash 4x4 hop-ups from GH Racing and …

[Update:  This contest is now closed.] It’s time for another Big Squid giveaway!  Actually TWO giveaways to be exact!  This time we have a whole load of bright and shiny hop-ups for the Traxxas Slash 4×4 from those masters of metal machining at GH Racing. GH Racing has been awesome enough to throw a bunch of their great looking and awesomely durable [...]

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Pro-Line & Ty Tessman 2011 announcement

Pro-Line & Ty Tessman, not breaking up, commited t…

We don’t follow racing news much around here (well, except Cubby, he’s obsessed with all that rigmarole), but we think it’s important to look at what moves are being made on the racing scene every so often.  If you are one that follows racing, you probably know that Ty Tessman and Pro-Line are like PB&J, they’ve had a successful relationship [...]

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Cougar SV plus 8mm chassis

Schumacher wants to add some length to your Cougar…

For you Cougar SV owners in the audience Schumacher has a couple new pieces to make your buggy a bit more competitive.  Their new Chassis +8mm is exactly what it sounds like: a chassis with 8mm of length added to it.  The additional length changes the weight balance of the Cougar, shifting more weight to the rear of the buggy.  [...]

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THE Cub Report- 01.10.2011, The Snobby Hobby Editi…

Helloooo friends, and welcome back yet again to another amazingly tart edition of THE Cub Report, your weekly (sarcastically written) guide to our hobby. Just after the start of each new year it doesn’t take long for full scale racing to get rocking. The Dakar rally is once again underway, and Feld/FIM Supercross kicked off its 2011 season last Saturday [...]

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Traxxas 1/16 Summit (Non Brushless Edition)

Haven’t seen this posted anywhere, so thought I’d share. It looks like Traxxas has a new version of the 1/16 Summit on the way! Looking through all the details, it appears to be identical to the current 1/16 Summit VXL except for the radio and ESC/Motor. This new version will come with the Traxxas AM radio and the Titan [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Everybody's hibernating cause…

Photo of the Week:by teclayer It’s still a slow time out there in interwebs land.  I guess most of you are still playing with your new R/C Christmas presents or maybe you’re still buried under snow. Contest: Januray 2011 Photo Contest – Theme is Creative:SPECIAL EFFECTS, but no photoshopping! Forum Thread: Ever do something dumb? – Yes, all the time. Timely: How To Make [...]

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Traxxas Monster Jam Replicas (1)

Traxxas lining up the Monster Jam lineup…

Update: We uploaded a video from Traxxas of these trucks in action, it’s embedded after the break.  The video sheds some light on other trucks that will be included in the lineup.  You can also expect to find Monster Mutt and Maximum Destruction in addition to Grave Digger and Grinder.  Also, Traxxas is now the “Official RC Truck of Monster [...]

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RPM sc10-t4 front shock tower

RPM front shock tower for SC10, RC10T4(.1), and GT…

Have you been snapping the front shock tower on your SC10 or T4 with shocking regularity?  Then you might want to invest in RPM‘s latest product, a drop-in replacement front shock tower that will also fit the RC10GT2.  Being made out of the Basher Approved RPM material makes this new part tough enough to survive crashes that would break the [...]

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Traxxas Kawasaki KX450 giveaway

Traxxas giving away motorcycles now

In a never ending attempt to market their small racing toys to big racing fans, Traxxas have now taken to giving away full scale motorcycles.  You may have recently heard (elsewhere, because I apparently dropped the ball) about Traxxas putting up the cash to become the “Official RC Truck of Supercross.”  Well to capitalize on that, at every round of [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 01.05.2011... You Send The Lette…

Day after I day I patiently sit at my desk doing nothing other than waiting for your emails, thankfully this week you guys came through…Hey guys, Been waiting on the De10 review forever. Any update ? Mike Cubby- You caught us with our pants down Mike, we’ve had a Duratrax DE 10 speedo in hand for weeks now but we still haven’t [...]

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