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ASK Cub Reporter- 01.05.2012- Sling’n The Answers

Hi, i just got an ECX Torment and was wondering what your review was of it. also i was at the 2011 IHobby show in Chicago IL, and saw your onboard camera set up. i was wondering where i could get something like that. Justin F. Cubby– Yo hey Justin, click HERE for our full ECX Torment Review. Since then we’ve put [...]

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Dominus Street Tires

Modding The Helion Dominus Part 2 - Installing Street Shoes,…

Modding The Helion Dominus Part 2 – Modding The Helion Dominus Part 2 – Installing Street Shoes, Plus Setting Camber and Proper Ride HeightSome areas of the world are nice and sunny 12 months out of the year. Other places, like where the BSRC bash crew lives, the weather can get downright awful. After two straight weeks of rain and [...]

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JConcepts Goose Bumps on Hazard +3mm wheel

JConcepts Hazard +3mm wheel premounts

Apparently some people have spoken and JConcepts has heard these “people” loud and clear.  Due to “numerous requests” they are now offering up a number of their popular tires premounted on the Hazard +3mm offset wheel.  You’ll find the Goose Bumps, Subcultures, Double Dees, Bar Codes and Pressure Points, all in green compound, mounted on black Hazard +3mm wheels.  These [...]

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Reedy WolfPack 5000 mAh 2S 25C

New member of the Reedy WolfPack

A new battery has joined the Reedy WolfPack.  This new hard-cased lipo specs in at 5000 mAh, 7.4v, 25C constant with a 50C burst capability.  It’s got low resistance 4mm bullet connectors and is ROAR approved for competition.  I really don’t know what else to say.  But I need at least 45 more words to make this post look complete.  [...]

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JConcepts 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 SCT - Hi-Flow body (1)

JConcepts 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500 SCT

JConcepts has a few new releases today.  This one is for the fans of the ol’ bow-tie, it’s a short course version of the new 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500.  The body is made to fit all of the following trucks: Slash, Slash 4×4, SC10, SC10 4×4, XXX-SCT and TEN-SCTE.  It’s one of JConcepts’ Hi-Flow bodies, so it has a ton [...]

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redcat rampage

Redcat Rampage MT 1/5th Scale Monster Truck Review

Redcat Rampage MT 1/5th Scale Monster Truck Review5th scale monster trucks are the biggest, baddest boys in the rc world. I’ve been giving the Redcat Rampage MT a good old fashioned BigSquid torture test for the last few weeks. How did it hold up? Read on to find out.

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iPad plus Arduino plus Android plus RC Car

One of our readers (Landin the Macnx, thanks for the tip) sent us a link to the above video. It’s sort of a round about way of doing it, but some interesting ideas using Arduino, an iPad, a Android phone, and some Legos to control a RC car. Here’s part of the video description: I used two servo motors attached to [...]

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ipanema monster slick tires

IPANEMA Monster Truck Belted Slicks

As bashers, we actually do get this question often.. ‘What slicks can I run on my monster truck?’ Well the IPANEMA guys have added an answer. Their new Monster Truck Belted Slicks are designed to lay down the maximum traction for your street racing needs. For the guys running the huge power plants in their monster trucks while [...]

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Review Section Updated

If you are looking for some good reading, our huge review section has recently been updated. So if you are looking for a review on a new charger, maybe a brushless system or new vehicle, we probably wrote about it so go check it out.

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A Main EcoPower LiPos

A Main Hobbies has a new line of LiPos

A Main Hobbies is expanding their collection of in-house products with their new EcoPower line of LiPo batteries.  A Main says that this new series is aimed at the budget conscious hobbyists out there, filling a gap between their “signature” ProTek R/C brand and the cheap foreign alternatives.  The first two products available under the EcoPower brand are a 30c, [...]

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THE Cub Report- 01.02.12- Version: My Ears Are Ring'n With T…

Yes, you did indeed survive the holiday season, and for that achievement you are rewarded with the end of mankind- 2012! I hope you use your last days on Earth as wisely as I am going to- sipping incredibly cold Dom, listening to extremely loud music, and jumping rc’s off very tall roof tops! Oh and- writing my [...]

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Thunder Tiger MT4-G3

Bash Vehicle of the Year!

We have been arguing discussing what vehicle we thought deserves the honor of Big Squid RC’s Bash Vehicle of the Year for a while now. A lot of great vehicles have driven over our desks this year, and while I think it was close between several, one really stood out. Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 Monster Truck This year’s winner of Bash Vehicle [...]

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Futaba R204GF-E S-FHSS Receiver

Futaba's R204GF-E is their latest attempt at a surface micro…

The new R204GF-E is Futaba‘s best attempt yet at creating a micro sized receiver.  While still not the smallest receiver out there, this one is certainly a valiant attempt at shrinking the footprint on their rather large (comparatively) receivers.  The R204GF-E is a 4 channel, 2.4 GHz receiver made to pair with Futaba’s sport line of radios that operate using [...]

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Thunder Tiger Raptor 30 V2 Pro ARF

Thunder Tiger Raptor 30 V2 Pro Receiver-Ready ARF bares it's…

Any time we hear the words Tiger and Raptor together, we immediatly think of a Griffin, that mythological beast of eagle and lion lineage.  We could totally see a Tigerraptor and Griffin going at it in the skies above ancient Greece.  It would be the most epic creature battle since Godzilla took on Charles Barkley.  Alas, the press release we received [...]

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Estes R73-OPS Mini Attack Helicopter

Micro helis from Estes… the rocket company…

Being winter in the awesome half of the world (that would be the northern hemisphere), indoor micro helicopters might be a good distraction until the snow goes away.  Estes, the rocketeers, are trying to assist in that distraction by offering up a couple new micro helis for our entertainment.  Both the SF161 and R73-OPS Mini Attack heli (above) are coaxial [...]

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