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Spektrum AVC Traxxas Slash VXL

How To - Installing AVC Stability Control in a 2wd…

Here at BigSquidRC we get asked lots of questions, but lately we have been hearing the questions, “Does stability control really work?” and “How do you even install it?” all the time. With so much interest being shown, we figured it was time to bust out a post on how to install an electronic stability control system. While there are now [...]

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Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23 MF-01X

Tamiya Suzuki Jimny JB23 MF-01X

You probably didn’t know this, but our own “Adam The Intern” is a big Suzuki off road freak. He loves to get his own full size Suzuki dirty on the weekends (and blow them up once in a while too). In fact he likes them so much that every time we see the Pro-Line or Parma guys, he begs them [...]

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JConcepts Reflex 5th Scale Tires

JConcepts 1/5th Scale Reflex Tires

After just announcing new 5th tires yesterday, JConcepts is back at it again today. Designed to fit the Losi 5IVE, JConcepts Reflex tires use small pins to get more traction on hard packed surfaces. They come in JConcepts grippy yellow compound and use horizontal reinforcement bars for more forward traction. The tires are priced at $60, they have a part number [...]

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Axial Ram 2500 body

Axial Racing 2015 Ram 2500 Power Wagon Clear Body

Get your scale look on with an Axial Racing 2015 Ram 2500 Power Wagon body. Molded from tough .040″ polycarbonate, it comes as two pieces making it easy to customize or to be used with the Axial roll cage flat bed set. As per the usual with Axial, the body is highly detailed to ensure you look good out on [...]

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Tamiya Kumamon Buggy

Tamiya Kumamon Buggy

Looking for something a bit out of the ordinary to bash around the yard? Been looking for a unique first car for your son or daughter? New from Tamiya is the 1/10th scale Kumanmon Buggy. Based on the Tamiya DT-02 platform, the Kumanon (a Japanese mascot) buggy is a simple entry level kit that has fun written all over it. [...]

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Associated Fox Shocks

Team Associated Factory Team V2 FOX Shocks

New from Team Associated are Factory Team V2 Fox Shocks. The big news about them is they have a Kashima coating on the shock body. Kashima is well known in the mountain bike world for being very smooth and for its durability. The trick coating should help make their action very smooth, but unfortunately they don’t look anything like real [...]

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Kyosho Syncro Touch KT-432PT

Kyosho Syncro Touch KT-432PT Radio

Touch screens sure are easy to use, thus the reason the latest radio from Kyosho has one. The Syncro Touch KT-432PT features a large smartphone style LCD touch screen to make changing settings a snap. Like most radios these days it is a 2.4GHz unit, meaning you won’t have to worry about frequency conflicts, and the Syncro does telemetry as [...]

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Tamiya kits

Tamiya TRF102 F1 Car and TRF211XM Buggy

Our friends over at Tamiya have released information on two new kits. First up is the TRF102 F1 chassis. Tamiya engineers have redesigned both the front and rear of the car to fully utilize the flex characteristics of a new chassis that is made to work especially well on rubber tires. Some of the highlights of the new car include- * Aluminum [...]

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Futaba 4PX Software Update

Futaba Releases Software Update for the 4PX

New for you Futaba 4PX owners is the Version 1.2 software update. Some of the changes that come along with the new update include- * Position of the throttle trigger to start a timer is changed to 50%. * Repeating trim operation is temporally stopped when a value assigned the trim reach zero position. * The grip vibrator is activated at not only [...]

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JConcepts 5th Scale Chasers

JConcepts 1/5th Scale Chasers

Bolt more traction onto your 5th scale with Chasers from JConcepts. The Chasers come in JConcepts yellow compound and were designed to fit on Losi 5IVE wheels. Hefty, medium sized lugs with recessed pins are used to provide bite, while sidewall tread is used for increased paddle traction. The tires are priced at $60, they have a part number of [...]

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Serpent Spyder SRX-2 MM RTR Buggy

Serpent Spyder SRX-2 MM RTR Buggy

Serpent has just announced a RTR version of their Spyder SRX-2 mid-motored buggy. The RTR makes it easy for you to own a premium 2wd buggy that comes with the same geometry, and most of the same components, as their full-on race machine. * Dragon RC 2.4GHz radio gear * Dragon RC 45 amp waterproof ESC * Brushless, sensorless 9 turn motor * Big [...]

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T-Bone Racing XV3 front bumper Traxxas Stampede 2wd

T-Bone Racing XV3 Front Bumper for the Traxxas Sta…

Just added to the XV Line-up of front bumpers from T-Bone Racing is a unit to fit the 2wd Traxxas Stampede. The XV series retains the incredibly durability that TBR bumpers are known for, but adds a touch of scale realism to keep your truck looking good while out bashing with the guys. The XV Pede bumper is made from ultra-tough [...]

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O.S. Speed Tools Review

O.S. Speed Tools Product Spotlight

To do the job right, you must have the right tools, hence the reason many hobbyists choose to cut the check for “the good stuff” instead of “el’ cheapos”. Known best for their elite nitro engines, O.S. Speed also has a line of uber tools. Recently we got a chance to test (read- beat-on, use as pry bars, try to destroy) [...]

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Cubby Handy Manny

THE Cub Report, Version- Why I Stopped Racing

If you’ve been reading THE Cub Report for any period of time, then you know back in the early days about all I ever talked about was racing. Yes, I drank the Kool Aid, for most of my life rc was solely about racing. It was what the magazines had preached, it was what the manufacturers preached, and it was [...]

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Mugen MTG7 GT Touring Cars

Mugen MGT7 1/8th Electric ECO and Nitro GT On Road…

New from Mugen for the GT racing scene are the nitro powered MGT7 and the electric MGT7 ECO. Both are based off the world championship winning MBX7 platform and both should make excellent pavement scorchers. The body mounts are very adjustable, making it easy to mount up the body of your choice, while both offer low center of gravity designs [...]

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