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ASK Cub Reporter- 06.22.2011- The Pony Express Has…

“Will a “tuning kit” turn a Losi SCB from a basher to a racer? I think not… a tricker piece of machinery yes, but faster? Faster is much more about the driver than the equipment in rc racing.” (quoted from this weeks Cub Report) Whys it need a tuning kit anyways, for all intents and purposes it is a Losi [...]

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Evan's 5 Minutes...on Customer Service Reviews & M…

It’s time for a special Wednesday edition of Evan’s 5 Minutes! It seems like we’re all carving our own little piece of the BSRC pie lately, and I wanted to take just a second to show my support for Brian’s post earlier today about the “try-before-you-buy” idea at local hobby shops. I think it’s an awesome idea [...]

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Horizon Hobby After Fathers Day Giveaway

Horizon giving away $500

Are you a dad?  Are you a dad that has kids that don’t listen to you?  It’s because you don’t hit them enough. Then you probably didn’t get what you wanted for Father’s Day.  Well Horizon Hobby is to the rescue with their “What You Didn’t Get For Father’s Day” giveaway.  They are giving three lucky dads the chance to [...]

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RPM Pede 4x4 Front Bumper BSRC

RPM Wide Front Bumper for Stampede 4×4

Needing some front-end protection for your Traxxas Stampede 4×4? RPM has the answer with their new Wide Front Bumper for the Stampede 4×4. The bumper uses the same design principles found in their Stampede 2×4 front bumper (which I have and love, BTW). It sits out front far enough to be the initial point of impact on [...]

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Around the Office

So it seems like everyone now has their own weekly segment, so it seemed only natural that I hop on board with one. I need something to do when I’m not answering emails defending Cubby about something he recently said right? The idea of this segment is to share what is being discussed around here recently. It could be a [...]

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LOORRS in Utah BSRC

Team Associated Lucas Oil Off Road Racing in Utah …

Team Associated would like to remind all you full size short course fans that the Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Series will be coming to Utah this weekend, at the Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele. If you happen to be in the area, make sure you stop by the Team Associated booth to check out the R/C demos [...]

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GH Racing Canada Day and 4th of July Sale

For all those looking to save a few $$ on your hop-ups, GH Racing is having a Canada Day/4th of July Day sale soon! It starts June 29th and will go to July 6th. Head over to the official GH Racing site or click a banner for more info. I’ll put up a reminder post when the sale starts!

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Helion Animus

Helion RC – Animus 18SC Review

When BigSquid approached me to the do their review of the Helion Animus I jumped at the chance, its not every day a new 18th scaler hits the market these days, nor is it every day when a big name like Gil Losi Jr introduces an entirely new product line. I’ve spent much of my career racing 18th scales for [...]

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STRC GT-8/Rally conversion for Slash 4×4

ST Racing sent us a sneak peek of this new kit last month, and now they are offering up more details about it.  The Slash 4×4 based GT-8 conversion includes almost everything you need to turn your short course truck into a asphalt peeling speed demon.  Some of the parts included are aluminum lower hinge pin blocks (front/rear), front bumper/gearbox [...]

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Kershaw Designs Stalward V3 (3)

Kershaw Showing off Stalwart V3 1/5 scale monster …

Sometimes big, 1/8 scale monster trucks like the Savage, just aren’t big enough.  For those times, Kershaw Designs has their Stalwart V3, brushless powered, 1/5 scale monster truck.  So you’re probably thinking, how could they make a 1/5 scale monster truck brushless powered?  Easy, this big boy actually weighs less than a HPI Baja 5B.  When you order this truck [...]

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Pro-Line Closed Cell BSRC

Sneak Peek at Pro-Line’s 2WD Front Buggy Inserts

Pro-Line has given us a sneak peak at their new 2WD Buggy Front Closed Cell Inserts. Not much information is known on these guys just yet, but I can say they will be waterproof, reusable, balanced and lightweight. Expect to see them soon on Pro-Line’s website!

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THE Cub Report- 06.20.2011, Version- Go Home and G…

Anybody else see Geico/Honda/Associated rider Justin “Bam Bam” Barcia huck it down Henry Hill at Budd’s Creek on Saturday? That boy has a giant set of appendages. For you guys that don’t know about “Henry Hill”, it’s a giant downhill on the Budds Creek track, and it got its name when Doug Henry accidentally stayed on the gas and [...]

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Back To Roots Bash Video

Wrench just posted a quick video from the back over on the FB page and the youtubes. If you were not there, here is a little of what you missed.

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Father's Day BSRC

Happy Father’s Day from Big Squid RC!

Happy Father’s Day to every dad out there from Big Squid RC! Make sure you take some time today to give your dad a call, a card, or just cause a little less trouble than usual

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Thanks for Bashing!

I just wanted to take a moment and thank all the people who joined us today for our Back To Roots Bash! Food was eaten, tons of vehicles were broken, swag was given away, and the best part.. lots of new people were met! A good percentage of the people there were totally new to many of us ‘regulars’ and [...]

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