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LRP Element Pro Charger

New line of chargers from LRP

LRP has a couple new chargers for both types of people, beginners and non-beginners.  The Element charger is useful for charging 4 – 8 cell NiMHs and NiCads at selectable rates of 1, 2, or 4 amps.  It takes it’s power from good ol’ AC outlets.  The Element Pro adds 1S – 3S LiPo/LiFe charging capability with a cell balancer [...]

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TrakPower 5600 - 6200 LiPos

TrakPower adding capacity to line of LiPos

TrakPower is adding some big capacity to their line of hard-cased LiPo batteries.  Three new batteries are now available: a 2S/6200 mAh, 2S/5600 mAh, and a 4S/5600 mAh.  TrakPower claims a continuous discharge rate of 60c for the 5600s and 50c for the 6200.  All of them come with Deans Ultra connectors and balance plugs preinstalled.  MSRPs are $120 for [...]

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Axial RipSaw Tires (6)

Axial Ripsaw tires make big impression

To paraphrase Lee Iacocca Charles Wilson, as goes full scale, so goes our hobby.  Axial has a new set of large tires for rock crawlers, and in the announcement for the new Ripsaws Axial says Within the 1:1 crawl & off-road race segments, overall tire diameters have been on the rise, literally and directly influencing the R/C crawl segment… [...]

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plscc6

Pro-Line Street Fighter and Split Six SC Tire Revi…

From: Pro-Line Racing Direct Link: Pro-Line Street Fighter SC Tires Direct Link: Pro-Line Split Six SC Wheels Review by CubbyIf you are truly a core BigSquid reader, then you don’t spend much time on a track, you spend most of your time bashing. In fact, that’s what the vast majority of rc’ers do, they bash- from city parks, to empty parking [...]

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ACER Racing - November Chick

New ball bearing sizes from ACER Racing.

Our editor/publisher/boss, Brian, is out of town for a while, so I have total control over the site (insert evil laugh here).  With that, I’ve decided to let you all in on a little secret.  The only reason we post news about ACER Racing introducing some new sizes of ball bearings is so we have a reason to post the [...]

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Hobbico Pro Lithium Volt Meter

Don’t lose Hobbico’s cute, tiny voltmeter

Why carry around a Fluke Multimeter when you can toss Hobbico‘s tiny Pro-Series Lithium Voltmeter into your tool bag and promptly loose it?  Well, that might be a reason, but seriously folks, do you need a big multimeter just to check the voltage on your LiPos, LiFes, and Li-Ion batteries?  I really don’t think so.  The Pro LVM can give [...]

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THE Cub Report- 02.27.2011- Reed Is Back, Bubba Go…

In rc we are used to getting hacked, meaning you go into a corner and the guy behind you rams ya and parks ya in the cheap seats. Shoot, “hacking” happens in nearly every corner of the local novice class. It’s a bit more rare seeing “hacking” at the top level of AMA/Feld Supercross, but last night in Atlanta Chad [...]

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We Have our Winners!

We printed out all the entries for the GH Racing Slash Hop-Up Contest and picked two names out of the box. Congratulations to our two winners, Phil R. and Davy C.!!! Phil’s name was drawn out of the box first, so he will get the choice of the Silver set, or the Red and Blue set, and Davy will get [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Back from the dead... edition…

Photo of the Week:by Tim Green R/C Around the Web took a little break last week because there really wasn’t anything worth mentioning anywhere in the R/C web-o-sphere.  It probably would have been funny, in a hipster d-bag ironical kind of way, to post a blank R/C ATW, but I’m not a hipster d-bag.  There’s not many good projects out there [...]

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HPI Racing TF-20U Radio

HPI TF-20U budget 2.4 GHz radio

Budget radios are everywhere these days and HPI is not one to be left out of the fun.  Their TF-20U radio, which has been the 2.4 GHz pack-in radio for many of their RTRs, is now available separately.  Being a budget radio it’s not big on features, having only 2 channels, a steering dual rate switch, throttle and steering trims, [...]

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Robitronic LiPo Glow Ignitor

Robitronic bringing the power to Glow Plugs

Robitronic is ready to juice up your glow plugs with more power than you’ll likely know what to do with.  Their new LiPo Glowstarter is said to provide a full days worth of glow igniting goodness from the 3.7v, 1200 mAh LiPo battery.  The ignitor has a built in voltage regulator that brings that 3.7v down to a more appropriate [...]

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A Trip To My Garage!

Here is my garage were I have all my trucks!My trucks are all scaled up R/C trucks- I have a full scale HPI Wheely King,an Axial SCX-10, and two Axial AX-10s. I’m still building my full scale Venom Creeper. Here are some pics of all my trucks in my garage. Am I lying? You decide.Did I fool you?  

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Kyle Busch helmet auction

Traxxas sponsored Kyle Busch charity auction for a…

If you’re interested in collecting racing paraphernalia then this might interest you.  Traxxas sponsored TORC series and NASCAR driver, Kyle Busch, is holding a little auction to raise money for his charitable organization, The Kyle Busch Foundation.  You’ll be bidding on an autographed, race worn helmet from his debut TORC race at the Chicago Route 66 raceway this past season.  [...]

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Exotek 1-16 e revo big bore shocks

Exotek big bore shocks for 1/16 E-Revo

Traxxas’ tiny truck is getting a big upgrade in the shock department thanks to the Exotek crew.  Their new Big Bore Shocks for the 1/16 E-Revo (and pretty much all the other 1/16 scale Traxxas vehicles, with minor parts swaps) are beautifully machined hunks of alloy with threaded shock bodies and a gun metal finish for hot looks.  You’ll also [...]

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HPI Racing - Ford Mustang Boss 302 body (1)

HPI brings Boss home for dinner... wife is not hap…

How often have you been sitting around saying to yourself “boy, if only my sedan had a Boss 302 body, my life would be complete…”  I’m guessing not often, most of you probably rank other things as more important to having a fulfilled life.  Not me though, I’m a straight up, unrepentant consumer.  If it’s shiny or new, I must [...]

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