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THE Cub Report, 01.19.2015, Version- Legacy

After completing a long, somber, mentally exhausting weekend at a relative’s funeral, it got me to thinking a whole lot about legacy. Certainly nobody lives forever, once we are gone what really matters? How many people that attended the funeral? When the last time someone speaks our name? What our kids accomplish? Or simply our legacy? Ya I know, a pretty [...]


HPI Baja Q32

HPI Racing Q32 Baja Buggy Now Shipping

HPI Racing wanted us to let you know that their 1/32 scale Q32 Baja Buggy is hitting hobby shops right now. The tiny Q32 is a good size for indoor winter driving at a very affordable price point. The Q32 comes with a full size transmitter, it has replacement and option parts available, and comes with proportional steering to make [...]



ECX Beatbox Unboxing

We recently got our hands on the ECX Beatbox and Kickflip 1/36 scale vehicles, and it was time to get them out of the boxes. Shocking note was the insanely small size of those body pins! You can see the comparison to a normal size pin. We will save our thoughts for the full review, for now enjoy all [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ For the Weekend &#…

Winter is a brutal time to be into this segment of the hobby. Outside of a few very rare exceptions, there is no “winter indoor season” for scaling. If you don’t plan on letting your rig set for 3-4 months then you need to buck up and get out in the cold. With the cold comes snow. One of the [...]


ECX RC Aluminum Upgrades

ECX 2wd & 4wd Aluminum Upgrades from Horizon Hobby

Looking to make your ECX more durable? Want to add some bling? If so, ECX has multiple Aluminum Upgrades for their 2wd and 4wd 1/10th scale vehicles. From shock towers, to shocks, to hub carriers, they have a number of hot looking blue anodized option parts to beef up your ECX. Pricing ranges from around $16 to $38 and you [...]




SWORKs RC is showing off a concept version S104 EVO that their big gun Atsushi Hara will run in the upcoming Reedy race. This concept S104 EVO has new shocks, suspension geometry, and a center diff. SWORKz says that the center diff is easily replaced with a slipper unit and that this version has brand new a-arms that are stronger [...]



Drift Itch

Hey gang, Evol here, you may (or more likely not) know me from my YouTube channel “Evol Villain RC” or from the podcast I co-host “RC Car Cast”. “Blah blah” you say, I know, anyway what I’m getting at is my life pretty well revolves around RC. I have been in the hobby for decades and now I’ve teamed up [...]


Losi XXX-SCT Brushless Review

Losi XXX-SCT Brushless RTR with AVC Review

Short course trucks are still hot for good reason, they have great scale looks and typically make solid bashers. Today we’ll be taking a close look at the latest short course truck from Losi, the XXX-SCT Brushless RTR with AVC. Is it fast? How much bashing can it take before breaking? Does it handle well? It is worth your hard [...]


Killerbody RC Lancia LC2

Killerbody RC Lancia LC2 1/12th Scale Body

New and hot for you scale realism enthusiasts is a Lancia LC2 Group C body from Killerbody RC. The Lancia was designed to fit 1/12th scale pan cars and is available in clear or pre-painted. The polycarbonate body is accurately scaled, while rear view mirrors, a windshield wiper, and a detailed rear wing give it even more scale realism. The part [...]


Reedy SC800-BL ESC

Reedy SC800-BL Sensorless Brushless ESC

The latest ESC from Reedy is the SC800-BL. The 800 is intended for 1/10th scale applications and is “splash-proof” for your bashing pleasure. Designed to run sensorless brushless motors, the 800 has a small footprint to make it easy to fit in most cars. Some of its other features and specifications include- * Proportional brakes and reverse * LiPo low voltage cutoff * [...]


ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 01.15.2015, Version- Looking for Answer…

“Newbie Who Is An Oldie Hi Guys, I just wanted to drop you guys a line to thank you for your website. I am a 65 year old senior who got into r/c back in the days of the original RC10 when my now 30 year old son wanted to go racing, which we did. We bought a kit and I put [...]


Axial Yeti XL Kit

Now A Kit – Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy

Axial Racing has announced that their beastly Yeti XL Monster Buggy will be available in a build-it-yourself kit form. This is great news for hobbyists that like building their own kits and for those that like customizing a new vehicle from the ground up as they build it. The kit version also gets some new goodies. Icon Vehicle Dynamics aluminum shocks [...]


ARRMA Senton and Talion

More Details – ARRMA Senton & Talion on…

Tower Hobbies has just posted their product pages for the ARRMA Senton SCT and the ARRMA Talion Truggy. Found on those pages are full product specifications, features, and more pictures of both models. The Senton and the Talion are the latest releases from ARRMA with both featuring 6S capable power systems, waterproof electronics, and are ruggedly designed for the serious [...]


HUDY 1/10 Off-Road Car Stand

HUDY 1/10th Scale Off-Road Car Stand

Hudy has announced a stylish new Car Stand for 1/10th Scale Off-Road Vehicles. The Hudy car stand gives you a stable base to help make wrenching easier, while rubber feet prevent it from slipping around your pit area. The stand comes with four holes in the side to aid in shocks rebuilds and its compact design makes it easy to [...]


MIP 1/5 Scale 54mm Racing Clutch 8-shoe

MIP 1/5 Scale 8-Shoe Racing Clutch

An easy way of getting more performance out of your 1/5th scale is to install a performance clutch. MIP has just announced their new 54mm 8-Shoe Racing Clutch for 1/5th scales. With the MIP racing clutch your 5th scaler will have quicker acceleration, the power will hit harder, and it will fade less than stock units. 100% made here in [...]