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RPM Traxxas Shock Guard Parts BSRC

RPM Shock Guards for Traxxas 1/10th Scale

RPM has a new product to keep those 1/10th scale Traxxas shock shafts from getting banged up or broken with their new Shock Shaft Guards. The new guards replace your stock spring cut with new cups that incorporate a plastic guard to keep stuff from hitting the shock shaft. It also includes oversized rod ends for increased [...]

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Great Plane's Best RC Sale

Great Plane’s Best RC Sale coming back this year

Great Planes is bringing back their America’s Best R/C Sale for 2011.  Last year’s sale saw a ton of great deals on products all across the R/C spectrum, and this year is sure to be no different.  Great Planes is promising savings of up to $50 on more than 100 products from their various brands, which includes DuraTrax, Tactic, Futaba, [...]

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VP Pro USA Short Course Tires

VP Pro has some new short course truck tires avaliable that promise to work better in bumpy conditions as well as provide more front bite. A pair of the Axman tread tires are avaliable with foam inserts for $16.99. The tread looks pretty cool and everyone loves some more front bite on their 2×4 SCT! Check out VP [...]

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Futaba 4PL

Futaba 4PL 2.4 GHz S-FHSS Radio Review

THE Futaba 4PL 2.4GHz S-FHSS Review From: Futaba Direct Link: Futaba 4PL Review by Cubby So you (like a lot of people) are in the market for a new transmitter. At the top of your priority list is 2.4Ghz, but you also want a radio that looks modern and feels terrific in hand. Oh and… you aren’t a cheapskate, so you are [...]

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THE Cub Report- 04.18.2011- Version- Vettel Finall…

Red Bull Racings Seb Vettel has simply pwn’d the entire F1 field this season, well at least until last weekend! Thankfully Lewis “Moons Over My” Hamilton stepped it up to take the win Sunday in China. Unfortunately for me I’m a big Michael Schumacher fan, and once again it was another weekend without Schu on the podium. Here’s to [...]

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RC Car Runs on Aluminum Waste?

A reader tipped us off about this RC car running off of soda can rings or aluminum waste products! There’s even a video!The car is called the dAlH2Orean, and is part of the ‘Aluminum’ project manufacturing rc cars using recycled aluminum as the main fuel. Aleix Llovet and Xavier Salueña, respectively student and professor at ETSEIAT, have patented the dAlH2Orean, [...]

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Firelands Group to Start Making Waves Soon!

Word on the street is that the new rc company Firelands Group is about to start getting things into action. We have heard that their new 1/18th scale 4×4 Animus truck should start to hit shelves in mid May, and we should also start to see some hop-up parts from their Anza side company start to show up probably [...]

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Pro-Line Chevy Silverado Pro-2 SCT Body

If you’re looking to add a little “bow-tie” to your short course truck, check out Pro Line’s Chevy Silverado 1500 Pro-2 body. This new body comes clear, with all the window masks and decals for you to custom paint and design to look however you want. It even has 1-piece bolt-on number plates and side dams to give [...]

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Pro-Line Flo-Tek SCT Body

Short Course bashers and racers rejoice! Pro Line has a new body specifically designed to cut down on SCT “parachuting”. For those of you that don’t know, short course trucks tend trap a ton of air under their big bodies, which creates sort of a floating “parachute” effect whenever the truck is in the air. The new Flo-Tek [...]

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HPI E10 Drift 4WD

HPI New Drift Cars Coming?

We have been hearing rumors of some new Drift cars coming from HPI but have not seen anything official, or any press releases yet. A ‘friend’ in the industry just drop these two low res pictures in my email box. It’s good to be connected! He said it looks like these vehicles are going to be called the E10 [...]

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Pro-Line Caliber 2.0 SCT Tire

Need some better bite out of your short course truck? Pro-Line has something to help with their new Caliber 2.0 SCT tires. Brian first posted a little sneak peak on these guys, but we now have some official specs. They come in medium, soft, or super soft compound, have a wider contact patch than the original Caliber design, [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Some things matter more than …

Photo of the Week:by Jun Robato Important Reminder!: Friday, April 22, is the Chaz Cheney Benefit Race, more info at the RJD Hobbies website and the RC Universe forums. Crowd source: Online hobby shops and sellers you love and hate. Forum Thread: Dumbest R/C part you’ve ever lost In the News: “Big” R/C makes the CBS News website. Video of the Week:Savage Flux Jumping

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Savage X 4.6

Unboxing the HPI Savage X 4.6

We just got the new HPI RTR Savage X 4.6, and of course we had to do an unboxing before we go beat up on it! Glad to see the 2.4Ghz radio as well as a ton of batteries for the radio, receiver and starter! We are looking forward to some nitro monster truck action! Enjoy the pics! #gallery-7 { margin: auto; } #gallery-7 [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 04.14.2011- You Guys Shoot Us Qu…

Brian, Does anybody make a LCG Chassis for the Slash 4X4 ? Thanks’ Ed G. Cubby– Sorry Ed but Brian is in Switzerland pricing a new Hublot Big Bang so you’ll have to suffice with an answer from me. Let me answer your question with a question- is there truly a need for a low center of gravity chassis for the Slash 4×4? [...]

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Bunny Bash 2011 at Hobby Town – Orland Park, IL

It’s Bunny Bash time! What: Bunny Bash! Come on out and do a little bashing. Where: 15551 94th Ave, Orland Park, IL. – Hobby Town USA When: Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 (I’ll get a exact start time and update soon!) Events to include: Long Jump, Shopping Cart Free-Throws, Easter Egg Demo Derby (or normal demo derby.. we shall see) and a ‘new’ [...]

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