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Reedy 526-S Charger

Reedy 526-S… the S is for Simple… I think…

Is your charger too complicated?  Does it have too many buttons and 70+ menu options?  Are you saying to yourself “why can’t this be simple?”  I’m not… I like complicated stuff, it makes unexpected results from not knowing what you’re doing more exciting.  But if you are a simpleton person that likes to keep things simple, Reedy might have a [...]

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Novak NovaGear Android

Novak says hello Moto… err… Android…

Novak has finally come to their senses and put their NovaGear App on the Android platform.  It’s the same thing as the iPhone/iPod/iPad version, so you can expect all the same features but now on a  phone that is actually capable of NOT dropping calls (HA! TAKE THAT IPHONE FANBOYS & BRIAN!). For the unaware in the group, the NovaGear app [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- Our Mailbox Overflow'eth, Versio…

Cubby I am going to buy a new short course truck, what is better Associated SC10 or Traxxas Slash? Thanx Robert G. Cubby– Which one is better? The Traxxas Slash, and here’s why… Let’s say you are a basher- the Slash is better. The Slash is less prone to breakage, waterproof, has more ground clearance, and replacement parts are cheaper. Let’s say you are a [...]

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Hitec X2 Ultima Two-Channel Charger

New from Hitec is the X2 Ultima Two-Channel Charger. It features dual 200-watt power ports, and can charge two Lithium, NiCd, NiMH, or Lead Acid packs at once. It has a 10 amp output, and can discharge at 5 amps. With electric vehicles currently being the ‘hot’ item right now, these dual charger systems will be all the rage to [...]

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Futaba Shoots One Over the Bow

Well, this looks like the start of something that the public will enjoy seeing played out on the internets.I haven’t been keeping track, so I’m not sure if Han shot first, but I’m guessing this isn’t going to be a one shot fight. Futaba vs Spektrum… FIGHT! Want to know how our first test of transmitters played out? Make sure [...]

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Protoform J71 body (1)

PROTOform Vintage Trans-Am J71 body fresh off the …

Racing body specialists, PROTOform, have a new, tough looking body for the very popular Vintage Trans-Am class.  The J71 is based on the same styling of the 1971 Trans-Am Championship winning AMC Javelin, though it’s not officially licensed since, you know, AMC doesn’t exist any more.  But don’t let that get you down, it still looks remarkably like the original [...]

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Pro-Line adjustable battery strap for slash

Pro-Line adjustable battery strap for Slash 2wd/4x…

Pro-Line has a new adjustable battery strap for the Slash and Slash 4×4, let me tell you about it.  Well first of all, it’s a battery strap, it’s also adjustable, and it’s made for both the Slash and Slash 4×4.  Also, it’s blackish in color and … did I mention adjustable?  I guess the main point of this whole deal [...]

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Rogue Element Components Sand Scorcher Dash Kit

REC dash kit for Sand Scorcher

Rogue Element Components is prepping a new limited edition part to add some interior detail to the Tamiya Sand Scorcher.  The Sand Scorcher dash kit consists of aluminum and polystyrene parts, and high quality printed details.  REC says the kit is quick and easy to assemble.  It is also setup to accept an LED light to provide back-lighting of the [...]

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LRP SXX Stock Spec V.2 Exchange Program

Recently we talked about the new LRP SSX Stock Spec V.2 ESC from The guys in Blue at Team Associated and LRP. Well some good news for all you SSX early adopters, they will exchange the original Stock Spec LRP80910 (new, used, or dead) for a SXX Stock Spec V.2! This deal is only good till Jun 15, 2011 and [...]

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DE Racing Trinidad Wheels Now in White and Silver

For all those that weren’t feeling the black DE Racing Trinidad wheels for the XXX-SCT, they now offer them in silver and white. So for all those looking for some more options, make sure to check these guys out. They also have a redesigned website. You can order your set now direct from DE Racing for $8.95. Also check your [...]

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Hot Wheels Ferrari

Random Nuremberg Imagery

I was just going through all of the images we got from the Toy Fair, making sure I didn’t miss anything important. I believe I’ve exhausted most, if not all, of the big R/C news so I figured I’d throw this post together with some of the extras. The Nuremberg Toy Fair is more than just R/C, it’s [...]

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Evader EXT2

DuraTrax Evader EXT2 Review

Duratrax Evader EXT2 Review From: DuraTrax Direct Link: DuraTrax Evader EXT2 Review by Brian A while back we got our hands on the DuraTrax Evader EXT2 RTR Stadium Truck. As with all things DuraTrax, we knew a torture test was going to be a must, and we looked forward to finding new ways to see if we could [...]

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Who says that Valentines Day is just for women?

Most people think that Valentines Day is just for women. Well I got some chocolates for Valentines Day and soon after I ate all the chocolates. But then when i was about to throw away the box I had an idea… This box would have made a perfect R/C Valentines Gift box! So this post is for all the women who [...]

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Team Associated RC Cheat Sheets App

And here’s another App

So what is this “iPhone” thing everybody is talking about?  And why does everybody want to create an “app” for it?  Team Associated is also jumping on the “bandwagon” with their recently released “RC Cheat Sheets” “app”.  With this app you can keep track of “vehicle setups”.  It’s useful for electric and “nitro powered” off-road, on-road, oval, “and” pan car [...]

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Speed Passion RC Car A1 HD App

Speed Passion mobile app finally available on Andr…

Speed Passion has finally released their popular R/C Car A1 app for Android mobile phones.  The iPhone version of the app, which was released some time ago has also received an update to fix some bugs and spelling issues. Just to refresh your memory, this app provides you with all kinds of tools, such as a lap timer/stop watch, gear ratio [...]

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