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Three Awesome Things: R/C, Video Games, Legos

Presenting the Metal Grudge.  An amalgamation of three awesome things:  The Metal Slug video game series, Legos, and R/C.  Peer Kreuger, the creator of this fantastic contraption, is also offering up the Lego Digital Designer file so you can see all the parts and ideas that went into it.  Be sure to hit up his Flickr account for more [...]

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Wanna be a sponsored racer? Agama USA is looking f…

Do you have a decent list of accomplishments on the track? Have you ever dreamed of getting all kinds of free stuff?  Here’s a tip to help you out: start a web site and tell everybody how awesome you are and how you get a ton of readers send a resume to Agama USA, they’re expanding their racing team [...]

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THE Cub Report- 10.18.2010, It’s Show Time!

First off, a couple of updates. Our 4S Lipo battery shootout is awaiting completion pending arrival of our West Mountain discharging gear. 90% of the shootout is done, it should be just a couple more weeks till we get the uber test gear into our hands so we can collect the rest of our data. Next, the BigSquidRC transmitter shootout [...]

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HPI Racing Plazma Pouch for LiPo Batteries

Having a bunch of LiPo’s around is no joke. So HPI is helping keep us safe with the introduction of their Plazma Pouch LiPo sack. It’s the perfect place to store and charge your LiPo batteries. It’s flameproof and ready to increase your safety. Hit the HPI Racing website for more info.

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HPI Racing McLaren F1 LM Body

One of the reasons to get into on-road rc is the fact that they have way cooler bodies. For example, the new HPI McLaren F1 LM! The 200mm version is designed for the 1/10 scale touring car class. Comes with pre-cut decals and window vinyl along with official logos. You can also be like a true basher and run car [...]

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R/C Around the Web - Packing for IHobby... edition…

Photo of the Week:by Jeff Rogerson The IHobby Expo is just around the corner and I have to finish packing my bags for the flight out.  It just occurred to me that the airlines charge for baggage now, so I have to unpack all my r/c cars.  I just can’t afford to take 18 bags for a five day trip.  Of [...]

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Hobby Town – Orland Park, IL. HUGE SALE! Again!

Once again our local Hobby Town is having an amazing sale this Friday and Saturday! They have a 25% off coupon anything in the store! If it’s not in the store, and special order, you get 15% off!! If you were thinking about picking up a new vehicle, with 25% off, NOW is the time! Click the image [...]

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HPI Factory rebate extended

HPI Factory Rebate extended until October 31st

HPI is feeling extra generous, they’ve extended their factory rebate until the end of this month.  Depending what you buy you can get $25, $50, or $100 back from HPI.  Here’s a generic list for you to peruse because I’m too lazy to try to write it out in a creative fashion. $100Baja 5T RTR Baja 5B 2.0$50Baja 5B SS Vorza Savage Flux HP Savage [...]

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STRC Parts for Kyosho Ultima Line 05

STRC Parts for Kyosho Ultima Line

ST Racing Concepts, the makers of many fine aluminum hop-ups, have taken the time to make even more aluminum hop-ups.  This time for the Kyosho Ultima line, including the Ultima SC and Ultima RT5.  Parts include a front suspension brace, front bulkhead, precision steering rack, hub carriers, motor plates, and more.  All parts are available in blue, gunmetal, and red [...]

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Kyosho Inferno Neo Race Spec 01

Kyosho Inferno Neo Race Spec

Thanks again to our friends at HobbyMedia.It we get to see the first in-the-wild pictures of Kyosho‘s new Inferno Neo Race Spec from the 2010 Tokyo Hobby Show.  There’s not much info available just yet except that it’s going to be a RTR with a 2.4 GHz radio and the Kyosho KE25 engine.  No word on the exact [...]

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JConcepts Raptor Body for Stampede

JConcepts Raptor body for Traxxas Stampede

It’s not often we get news about the Traxxas Stampede.  It’s a shame really, they are fun trucks.  But today JConcepts sends word that they now have a new body based on the Ford Raptor.  This is an officially licensed body, so it features all the details of the full scale version, including all trademarked emblems.  Window masks and a [...]

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JConcepts Punisher Body for RC8B-e

JConcepts Punisher body for RC8B-e

Surprising no one the Punisher is now available for Associated’s RC8B-e.  JConcepts debuted this body at the ROAR 2010 Electric nationals and won the whole enchilada.  Now you can emulate your favorite professional racer that is sponsored by JConcepts.  It’s got the cab forward design that has been so popular of late plus all the other stuff that the other [...]

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MaxAmps Race Edition 150C Hard Case LiPo

Just announced! The new MaxAmps Race Edition 150C Hard Case LiPo Battery! Wowza! The packs are 6500mah, and will be ROAR Approved. They come with the 3-year, 300 cycle guarantee, can charge at 5C, 100% waterproof, and come with deans ultra wire. They are available in 7.4v, 11.1v, and 14.8v versions! Looks like someone just raised the bar! [...]

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Kyosho V-One R4

Our friends from HobbyMedia.it are currently covering the Japan Hobby Show, and have sent a few pics our way of the new Kyosho V-One R4 Nitro vehicle. It looks pretty darn sweet! How often do you see a new RC vehicle and say ‘whoa.. look at that!’ These pics are from the 1/8th scale [...]

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Pac-Man Halloween Decorations

Ok, I know it’s not at all RC related, but as a lot of our readers know, I’m a bit of a video game nut, so when I found this awesome Pac-Man Halloween inflatable, I knew I had to get it and share! The night picture didn’t turn out so great, sorry! It’s about 4 feet tall, [...]

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