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JConcepts Fort Raptor SVT Body

JConcepts has introduced a one size fits most Ford Raptor SVT body to fit the short course class of vehicles. They have confirmed placement on the Slash, Slash 4×4, SC10, Blitz, Ultima SC, Losi XXX-SCT and Hobao | OFNA Hyper SC, which is basically just about every SC vehicle on the market! They have a new 1:1 headlight and grill [...]

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Pro-Line Bulldog for RC10T4.1 (1)

Pro-Line BullDogifying Associated T4.1

Pro-Line, not content with having a BullDog body for nearly every platform, has decided to keep expanding the line.  The next truck  in line to receive the cab forward design is the RC10T4.1.  Like every other Pro-Line body, this one will come with all the requisite decals, masks, and overspray film. The BullDog for the T4.1 will start shipping on January [...]

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Thunder Power TP820CD Dual Port Charger (3)

Thunder Power Putting Out The Power

A powerful charger is an essential accessory.  There’s a ton of good options to choose from.  Thunder Power is adding to that selection.  Their new TP820CD can put out up to 800 watts of power from two independent charging ports, which is enough to allow you to charge up to 8S LiPos on both ports at the same time.  But [...]

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Pro-Line premounted street fighter sc tires

Pro-Line offers up some new premounts

I know we’re all thinking it, but I’m just going to come out and say it.  Premounted tires take all the fun out of the hobby.  I remember as a youngster spending much of my free time with a big bottle of glue and a stack of tires and wheels, putting them all together.  Actually, most of my memories of [...]

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THE Cub Report- A Weekly Exercise in Non-Sense, Ve…

Ready for yet another big week in rc-land? I know the crew at BigSquid is, hope you are too… BigSquidRC has started a new weekly “column” of sorts called our Tuesday review. So in case you have yet to notice, be alerted that each and every Tuesday we’ll be posting an all new way-super-duper-dope product review (and rumor has it we’ll [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Some Assembly Required... edi…

Photo of the Week:by Francesco I think it’s time for a roundup of some great build logs and how-tos that I’ve missed over the past couple weeks. Build Log: Micro Land Rover Defender Build Log 2: M1088 Scale  Build Build Log 3: Tough Truck Hybrid Conversion: Putting Futaba 2.4 GHz radio gear into Kyosho’s Mini Z line Video of the Week:

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Bill Demo’s at Fundraiser

Our own Bill (aka Wrench) was at the Host Family Fundraiser Thursday night where he and a few others put on a RC demo for the people that came out to show their support for Danny Host and his family. Danny was diagnosed with Grade 4 Gioblastoma Multiforme last year at age 6, and that’s about the worst form of [...]

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RC4WD Viking Fairlead (3)

RC4WD scaling down Viking Offroad accessories

Is there anything more important for a scale rig’s realistic looks than authentic full scale logos?  RC4WD doesn’t think so, that’s why they’ve been licensing every full scale product they can.  This latest product is the Viking Offroad Fairlead winch guide.  RC4WD’s miniature version is machined out of aluminum and powder coated with the Viking name engraved on top to [...]

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O'Donnell Racing Fuel Speed Blend

O’Donnell blends up new cocktail

But before you get any wild ideas in your head, you should know that Tom Cruise was NOT involved in the creation of this Cocktail.* It’s not often that we bring news of a new nitro fuel.  Most manufacturers are happy with their blends and haven’t mixed it up much lately.  The O’Donnell gang wasn’t satisfied though, so they went back [...]

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Novak Ballistic Epoxied Stator

Upgrades for Novak's Ballistic brushless motor lin…

Did you think your days of taking apart motors was over when you switched to brushless?  Well, you were wrong!  WRONG!  Taking motors apart will always be a part of this hobby, whether you like it or not.  Along those lines, Novak has a few new pieces for you to put back in your motors. The epoxy dipped stators for the [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- You Have Questions, I Make Up Ri…

And to believe there was a point in time when we hardly got any emails around this joint…. You guys aren’t mess’n around now days, thanks for keep’n our mailboxes full.Hello I was just wondering if the HPI Mini Trophy would be able to take Li-Po batteries straight out of the box without any mods? If so, is there a low [...]

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REC 1-10 scale snatch blocks (1)

Rogue Element Components True 1/10 scale snatch bl…

Rogue Element Components is on a tear lately, releasing limited product after limited product.  Their latest piece is another small detail that every scale and rock crawling aficionado can appreciate.  The fully functional 1/10 scale “ARB 9000″ snatch blocks are machined out of aluminum, and assembled with brass and delrin components.  To make things even smoother the pulley wheel rides [...]

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JConcepts 79 Ford F250

JConcepts 1979 Ford F-250 Ranger short course body

JConcepts has jumped into the WABAC machine to bring their latest Lexan release.  The officially licensed 1979 Ford F-250 Ranger SCT body has all the smooth body lines that the 70s were known for.  It’s made to fit the Slash, Slash 4×4, SC10, and most other 1/10 scale short course trucks.  As with all JConcepts bodies it’ll come clear, and [...]

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SX8 Evo Series (1)

TQ Racing SX8 Evo official

Back during IHobby TQ Racing showed off a prototype of the SX8 e Evo buggy.  Well that prototype is finally ready for full on production mode.  But it’s not just the SX8e that’s ready for prime time, they also have a nitro version to go along with it.  Both cars feature big bore shocks, aluminum shock towers, a durable drive [...]

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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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