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HPI Cue Micro Buggy

HPI Racing Cue 1/32 Micro Buggy

One of the “big” surprises that HPI Racing showed at the Toy Fair in Germany was their new 1/32 Cue Micro Buggy. The Cue looks somewhat similar to their 5th scale Baja buggy, just in a much, much smaller size. The HPI Cue is small enough to be driven just about anywhere and comes with features like EVA tires and [...]

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RDRP Fiberglass set RC10 Classic

Revolution Design Racing Products Fiberglass Option Part Set…

If you are looking to upgrade your Associated RC10 Classic but still want the retro look, RDRP has a Fiberglass Option Part Set for you. The set includes upgraded towers, battery plate, and transmission plate, and because they are made out of white fiberglass, they retain a period appropriate look. The RDRP upgrade parts fit without modification and they work on [...]

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RPM Mega Bearing Blaster

RPM RC Mega Bearing Blaster

RPM RC has announced a new, larger sized, bearing blaster. The new unit is called the Mega Bearing Blaster and can handle bearings up to 1.25″ in diameter. That means it can handle the bearings from your 1/5th scale, or even your rollerblade or skateboard. The Mega Bearing Blaster is easy to use and has a part number of #70420. Street [...]

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Caster Racing E-Ultra SCT10 Review

Review – Caster Racing E-Ultra SCT10 RTR Short Course Truck

THE Caster Racing E-Ultra SCT10 RTR Short Course Truck ReviewIs there a hotter product category than 4wd short course trucks? Now days it seems like everybody is driving one. The folks over at Caster Racing shot us one of their E-Ultra SCT10 4wd short course trucks to see how we thought it stacked up to the competition. No doubt there [...]

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Get Flying with the new Spektrum DX6!

More and more news makes its way to our front page as we continue to post more from the flurry of announcements out of Horizon Hobby from Nuremberg! Spektrum has updated its aircraft radio with the new Airwave powered DX6. Taking a page out of the new DX9, the DX6 has almost unlimited model memory (I doubt anyone will fill the 250 [...]

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HPI Racing HPI Bucky Lasek and Sverre Isachsen Micro RS4 RTR

HPI Racing Bucky Lasek and Sverre Isachsen Subaru Impreza Mi…

The HPI Racing crew showed off a pair of new rally style Micro RS4s at the Toy Fair in Germany last week. These super detailed micros were replicas of the Subaru Impreza WRX STI Global Rallycross cars driven by Bucky Lasek and Sverre Isachsen. * Officially licensed bodies * 4 wheel belt drive * 2.4 GHz radio systems * Comes with 6.0V 1200mAh [...]

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Tamiya TRF503 4wd Buggy

Tamiya TRF503 4wd Buggy

Tamiya has announced an updated version of their TRF511 buggy called the TRF503. The 503 is a high-end 1/10th scale 4wd buggy loaded with carbon fiber and is designed to run with the best of the best. * 4 wheel belt drive * Sealed oil filled gear diffs * Bell-crank steering * Big Bore oil-filled aluminum shocks * Includes clear Polycarbonate body * 7.5mm longer [...]

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PROTOform Crosshair Body Mounting Kit

PROTOform Crosshair Magnetic Body Mounting Kit

Figuring out where to drill the mounting holes on your freshly painted touring car body can be a real hassle so PROTOform has a new kit that should make it a whole lot easier. PROTOform’s new Crosshair Body Mounting Kit uses magnets to help you perfectly align and mark the holes before you drill. * Uses high powered magnets for [...]

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Axial Deadbolt Mega Truck Conversion: Part 1

Being a scale/crawler dude can be tough when you are surrounded by speed demons like the majority of Big Squid staffers. Let’s be honest with ourselves here – scalers aren’t exactly known for high speed thrills. I think Cubby wanted to kill me when I built the Axial RECON G6 SCX10 for review and put in a slow 18.5 crawler [...]

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Tamiya Freightliner Cascadia Evo.

Tamiya 1/14th Freightliner Cascadia Evolution

Tamiya recently introduced their cool looking Freightliner Cascadia Evolution to the world at the Nurnberg Toy Fair. The Cascadia Evo is a 14th scale kit that looks just like its full scale counterpart on the outside and has loads of scale detailing inside the cab. * 4-axle semi drive-train * Gear differential * Leaf spring suspension * Bell-crank steering * Aluminum friction shocks * Radial tires * [...]

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Castle Creations 8th ESC 2200 motor combo

Castle Creations Sidewinder 8th ESC and 2200kV Motor Combo

The crew over at Castle Creations have a new 1/8th scale waterproof esc and motor combo. The new speed controller is called the Sidewinder 8th and the combo comes with a 1515 2200kV brushless motor. The BEC on the Sidewinder 8th is fixed at 5.5 volts and the ESC has a maximum cell count of 6S LiPo. The part number is [...]

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HPI Racing WR8 Flux Ken Block 2013 GRC Fiesta RTR

HPI Racing WR8 Flux Ken Block 2013 GRC Fiesta RTR

HPI Racing has announced a new 1/8th scale WR8 Flux Ken Block Ford Fiesta. The latest version features 2013 livery for a sharp new look. Some of the other features of the Ken Block WR8 Flux 2013 Fiesta include- * Waterproof Flux 4000kV brushless system * HPI TF-40 2.4GHz radio system * Licensed fifteen52 Tarmac wheels with HPI tires * Speeds of up to [...]

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Spektrum 1/5 Scale Digital Surface Servo

2 New 1/5 Scale Digital Surface Servos from Spektrum

The Spektrum crew has been showing off a couple of new 5th scale servos at the Nurnberg Toy Fair. Both servos were designed to fix several problems that 5th scale drivers have like servo fade, low holding power, and crowbar effect. Using patent-pending Back EMF technology designed by Paul Beard, the new Spektrum 5th scale servos are designed not to [...]

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Big Squid RC – Pro-Line Valentines Day Giveaway

Everyone likes to feel loved right? Well we thought why not give a couple readers a little somethin-somethin. Who doesn’t need a new body and wheels right? And we know you guys love Pro-Line as much as we do, so lets give away some PL goodness! So what can you win? We hooked up with our friends at Pro-Line for [...]

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The Cub Report Schaumburg

THE Cub Report, 02.03.2014, Version- What a Boring Blow-Out …

Hallo everyone, I hope you had a great weekend filled with rc, Supercross, with some time left over to watch the Superbowl. While the Superbowl might have turned out to be a one sided boring bowl, the Supercross on Saturday night actually was worth watching. Speedy Reedy took another surprise win in the 450 class, while 250 points leader Jason [...]

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