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2017 BigSquidRC Long Jump Invitational

Event Coverage – BigSquidRC Long Jump Invitational

Last Saturday BigSquidRC hosted a Long Jump Invitational in Champaign Illinois. This has turned into an annual event where our Bash Crew get together and go for truly epic airtime. One of our staffers, Craig Nelson, builds the ramp, then we hit it as hard as we can to see just how far we can make an rc car fly. #gallery-1 [...]

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RC Fun Micro Battle Drone Set

RC Fun Micro Battle Drone Set

Coming in September is the RC Fun Micro Battle Drone Set. This set includes a pair of drones that use an infrared system to battle with. When you hit your opponent’s drone with the infrared beam, the other drone has a damage reaction, and after three strikes your opponent’s drone is automatically grounded. * Auto takeoff, hover, and landing * Flip button * [...]

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HPI Racing Falken Sport 3 FLUX Vs Bike Rider

Video – HPI Racing Falken Sport 3 FLUX Vs Bicycle Rider

Recently posted by HPI Racing is a video featuring a race between a Falken Sport 3 Flux and a bicycle rider. The Sport 3 Flux was stock, while the bike rider was Peter Dumbreck, a racer for the Falken Tire full sized endurance racing team. The video shown above is a teaser. It shows them getting ready and some of the [...]

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Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL Chassis Unboxing

Unboxing – Traxxas 4-Tec 2.0 VXL RTR Chassis Set

Traxxas made news a week ago with their announcement of a 4-Tec 2.0 RTR sans body. Available with either a VXL brushless system or an affordable Titan brushed motor, the latest offering by Traxxas makes it easier, and more affordable, to get into the on-road game. Please feel free to have a look below at our unboxing pictures of the VXL [...]

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2017 Futaba Nitro Challenge

Coverage – 2017 Futaba Nitro Challenge

For 2017, once again the St. Louis Dirtburners hosted the annual Futaba Nitro Challenge. The Futaba event is well known as being one of the biggest, and best, nitro races in the United States. This year was no exception as the Dirtburners rc club had designed a great track and made sure the race program went off as smoothly as [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #18 – A Legend Hangs it Up

The monster truck world said goodbye to one of the titans of the sport last weekend; legendary driver Gary Porter. If you’re an extremely casual monster truck fan then you may not know that name, but I bet you’re familiar with his creation- “Carolina Crusher”. The original Carolina Crusher was built in ’85 as a promo vehicle for the family 4 Wheel [...]

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RC4WD KC HiLiTES C Series LED Light Bar

RC4WD KC HiLiTES C Series LED Light Bar

One of the most popular upgrades for any scale build is to add aftermarket lighting. New from RC4WD is a KC HiLiTES C Series LED Light Bar. The light bar is officially licensed by KC and is a great scaled down representation of the the full sized unit. * Black anodized finish * Reversible and adjustable “L” mounting brackets * Vented sides to [...]

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Pro-Line Buck Shot Buggy Tires

Pro-Line Buck Shot 1/8 Buggy Tires

Ready to dominate your local track are the new Buck Shot 1/8 buggy tires from Pro-Line Racing. The Buck Shots are a directional tire designed for high-bite tracks. A long wear design, the Buck Shots will still be there at the end of a long main. They were also designed for insane forward bite thanks to their alternating elongated bars. [...]

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Tamiya Volkswagen Beetle Rally MF-01X

Tamiya Volkswagen Beetle Rally MF-01X

Being teased right now by Tamiya is the Volkswagen Beetle Rally. The Beetle comes on Tamiya’s compact MF-01X chassis which was designed to be easy to build, affordable, and durable. A full time 4wd system transfers power from a brushed 540 motor to all of its wheels. Also, a fully independent double wishbone suspension is used to soak up bumps, [...]

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Traxxas X-Maxx Hydroplane Video

4K Video – Traxxas X-Maxx Big-Air Hydroplane Bash

The crew at Traxxas definitely like to go big with their 8S X-Maxx. The short video above shows just how crazy you can get with their biggest bashing beast. It has skate park action, it has a gnarly step-up to roof landing, and it features plenty of hydroplaning. Basically, if you are into rc at all, the video will get [...]

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LaTrax Desert Prerunner

LaTrax 1/18 Desert Prerunner

Have you been looking for an affordable 4wd bash truck? If so, have a look at the new Desert Prerunner from LaTrax. The Desert Prerunner is a 1/18th scale, 4wd, ready to run, that is designed to put a big smile on your face without killing your wallet. Here are some of its key features and specifications- * All weather electronics * [...]

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cubby typhon

THE Cub Report – The Finish Line

Guess what? Yes, it’s Monday and time for another Cub Report. Thanks for tuning in. Over the weekend I got a chance to spend some time at the Futaba Nitro Challenge. The Futaba race has been going on for a bunch of years and is one that I try to attend whenever possible. Held in St. Louis Missouri, the Futaba race [...]

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Pro-Line Positron T 2.2" Stadium Truck Tires

New 2.2″ Stadium Truck Tires From Pro-Line

Here ya go stadium truck drivers, Pro-Line has announced two new sets of tires for your race truck. First up are Positron T 2.2″ Tires. These will be available in M4 or MC rubber compounds and use a futuristic tread design for massive grip on indoor clay tracks. The Positrons are also directional, thus giving you a different style of grip [...]

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RC4WD Trifecta Front Bumper Mojave II

RC4WD Trifecta Front Bumper For The Mojave II

Attention all you Mojave II owners, RC4WD has a new CCHand Trifecta Front Bumper for you. The Trifecta bumper is beefy to take the worst you can throw at it, plus it can help give your truck a tough new appearance. * Made from steel, CNC machined aluminum, and ABS plastic parts * Hand welded * Powder coated in black * Weight- 8.17oz * Length- [...]

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Graupner Husky 1800S

Graupner Husky 1800S STOL Airplane

New and ready to take to the sky is the Husky 1800S from Graupner. The Husky is a large airplane with a 71″ wingspan and can be landed on multiple surfaces like grass, dirt, snow, or even water. The Graupner was designed for short take offs and landings (STOL), just like its full sized counterpart. * Comes with tundra wheels, can [...]

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