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THE Cub Report, Version- The Used

Hello everyone and welcome to THE Cub Report. All you hobby shop employees are working your tails off during peak X-Mas season, just as the people are at the distributors and manufacturers. Kudos for your hard work and long hours, and just remember, the post X-Mas lull (until tax refund checks arrive) is nearly here. So here we go… Last week [...]

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VBC Racing WildFire D08 Touring Car Kit

Every winter the touring car wars heat up and the latest entry into the class is the VBC Racing Wildfire D08. Based on the proven D07 platform, the D08 was changed to be faster, more versatile, and more durable. Some of the changes include- * New chassis * Ball raced anti-roll bar * Lower CG motor mount * New top deck * Lightweight 7075 belt [...]

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ImpulseRC Alien – FPV Miniquad Frame

Aliens are coming! With what seems like a million frames to choose from when building an FPV racing mini-quad, it feels almost impossible to decide which one is the right choice for you. I would definitely┬áconsider┬áthe 2015-Drone-National-winning Alien from ImpulseRC as one for your short list. Available in three sizes (4″, 5″ and 6″), this frame can accommodate a huge [...]

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Team Durango DEX210v3 Buggy

Team Durango DEX210v3 Buggy

Just ahead of the DEX210F dropping, Team Durango has released full details on the newly refined DEX210v3 buggy. The latest version of the 210 takes an already solid platform and makes it even more competitive. Here are some of the highlights on the v3- * Patent pending multi-axle driveshafts * Comes with both 12 and 14mm wheel hexes * Can be run 3 [...]

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Maclan Racing Diamondback MX Brushless System Review

Maclan Racing Diamondback MX 550 Brushless Combo Review

New on the brushless scene is a company called Maclan Racing. They have made a splash by promising a couple of big things- to put out the most powerful systems on the market, and to have endless innovations. We have been bashing one of their Diamondback/MX 550 Sensorless Brushless Systems for a few weeks now. Does it have the most [...]

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Pro-Line Give Big

$30,000 Pro-Line 12 Days of Christmas BIG GIVE Promotion

WOW, Pro-Line is going EPIC this year with their $30,000 BIG GIVE 12 Days of Christmas Promotion. What’s the deal with BIG GIVE? Well, there will be 12 lucky winners. Starting this Saturday and ending Wednesday December 16th, each day Pro-Line will be giving away one of their enormous prize packs. Inside each prize pack is a brand spanking new [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Word About Illegal Copycats

Hey folks, I’ve been a bit long winded the last few weeks so I’ll keep it relatively short today. A couple weeks back I wrote about how expensive doesn’t necessarily mean overpriced, and in that I very briefly touched on the subject of illegal knockoff trucks. Well, as (un)luck would have it, just this past week I saw a “new” scaler [...]

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Kyosho Nissan Skyline GT-R R34 V Spec II

Looking for a new Mini-Z? If so, have a look at the new White Nissan Skyline GT-R V Spec II from Kyosho. The Skyline comes as a readyset, meaning it is pre-built and ready to conquer your buddies right out of the box. Other features include- * Display model quality body * AWD Sports chassis * Compatible with optional gyro * Drift tires come [...]

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LRP Gravit Vision FPV Drone

LRP Gravit Vision FPV 2.4GHz RTF Drone w/ WLAN Camera

The latest entry into the quad-wars from LRP is the Gravit Vision FPV w/ WLAN Camera. Yes, it has a whole lot of the features that are popular in the camera drone arena. Some of those features include- * FPV via smart device * Camera can be operated via transmitter * Return to home function * 3 power levels and forgiving flight characteristics * Integrated [...]

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ProBoat Ragazza 1 Meter Sailboat V2

Pro Boat Ragazza 1 Meter Sailboat V2 RTR

New from the crew over at Pro Boat is the V2 Ragazza 1 Meter Sailboat. The V2 Ragazza comes pre-built as a RTR and uses high-end construction materials for performance and durability. It was designed to be easy for a noob to drive, with enough performance to be raced with. Some of its highlights include- * Rip resistant nylon sails * 2.4GHz [...]

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Associated RC8B3 and RC8B3e Kit Bundle

Associated RC8B3 and RC8B3e Kit Bundle

Now here is something interesting from Team Associated, they are Bundling both of their 8th scale race buggies for one slightly lower price. The RC8B3 and RC8B3e share 90% of their parts. If you plan on racing nitro and electric 8th scale next spring, now would be a good time to save some cash on a new pair while giving [...]

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MCD Racing RR5 Ultimate CF Limited Edition

MCD Racing 1/5th RR5 Ultimate CF Limited Edition

Is large scale taking over the world? It just might be as there seems to be more and more 5th scalers announced every week. The latest is the RR5 Ultimate CF Edition from MCD Racing. Limited to just 100 units, the Ultimate RR5 is loaded with trick upgrades to make it faster and tougher than ever. To shave weight (and [...]

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VS Tanks 1/24 Review

VS Tanks 1/24 King Tiger Porsche & Japanese Type 10 Review

There are many different segments to the rc hobby. Some people love flying planes, others love rock crawlers, while others scratch their rc itch by driving boats. RC Tanks have long been a favorite among rc hobbyists, and while the genre isn’t a large one, it is still quite active and can be a great way to experience something new [...]

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Serpent VIPER 977-EVO 35th Anniversary Limited Edition

Serpent VIPER 977-EVO 35th Anniversary Limited Edition

Coming soon is the very special 35th Anniversary Limited Edition Viper 977-Evo from Serpent. The special edition car is being released to help Serpent celebrate their 35 years in the rc car business and only 350 cars will be produced. Even more special is that the very first car in the run will be auctioned off for charity, making it [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, Version- Your Write The Questions, I Drink More D…

“Oscar Mayer Mini Wiener Rover Ok… I want one.. Someone posted that it’s an ECX under the hood, so how are they selling an ECX with Spektrum DX2E transmitter AND that crazy custom body for $25??!? Your Buddy, Brian” Cubby- Well hello there Brian and thanks for the question. Oh and congrats, yours is the letter of the month, thus entitling you to a free [...]

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