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Cubby Quadcopter Shovel

THE Cub Report, 02.09.2015, Version- The New Norma…

There are tons of good people in our hobby, but we also have our fair share of old-school hard-heads. You know who I’m talking about, the people that had a meltdown against brushless motors and LiPo batteries, and are now losing their minds over scale realism. Last week we posted our review of the ESS-One Engine Sound module. While many hobbyists [...]

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HPI Jumpshot MT

More Details - HPI Racing Jumpshot Series of Truck…

Originally seen at the Nuremburg Toy Fair a couple of weeks ago, HPI Racing has announced more details on its new Jumpshot Series of trucks. Not only will the Jumpshot come as a Monster Truck, but also as a Short Course Truck as well as in Stadium Truck form. The Jumpshot looks like a solid new platform for their 1/10th [...]

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Boom Racing Beadlock Wheels

Asiatees Hobbies Sale on Boom Racing's High Mass A…

The folks over at Asiatees Hobbies dropped us a note about a sale they are having on Boom Racing High Mass Aluminum Beadlock Wheels. For a limited time Asiatees is lowering the price of the High Mass Beadlock wheels by 40%. The wheels come in a variety of styles and colors, simply hit up This Link over on Asiatee’s website [...]

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Rakon Heli 200QX Upgrades (9)

Showing off the Rakon Heli 200QX Frame Conversion …

I may have been buried in snow or humbled by the cold these past weeks, but it did not keep me down! The team over at Rakon Heli specializes in upgrades, and I had to take a look at the Blade 200QX main frame, prop nut, and motor lock nut upgrades. The frame sells for around $70, and takes a bit of time [...]

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FPV Racer Build (8)

Raging Rotors Build Report: 250-Size FPV Racer

Spring is just around the corner, and my fellow coworkers and I are starting the process of getting FPV Racing going at our local flying field. First, I needed a quad! Ok, that might be an overstatement. I have already modified my 200QX for a more FPV ready setup, and I am practicing my racing on a NanoQX FPV. Regardless, I wanted a properly sized, [...]

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freqeskinz-vinyl-wrap-wraith-spawn

Everybody's Scalin' - Applying a Vinyl Wrap to a W…

Happy Friday! I made a post last week about getting a custom wrap for my Axial Wraith Spawn from the folks at FreqEskinz, and late last week a UPS box showed up at my door. What came out of the package is what you see above – a fresh sheet-o-stickers. For those curious on how a vinyl wrap is installed, [...]

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BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

RC4WD BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

After posting news about three new boats hitting the market this week, everyone in the BigSquidRC office is itching to go boat bashing. But how do we get a new rc boat to the lake? RC4WD has announced a new 1/10th Scale Dual Axle Boat Trailer. Like most everything in the RC4WD line-up, the boat trailer is very scale realistic [...]

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SSD Steel 2.2" 10 Hole Beadlock Wheels

SSD 2.2″ Steel 10 Hole Beadlock Wheels

Sure, you could hit the trail with stock wheels, but showing up with super scale realistic wheels is way cooler. For you guys looking for upgrade wheels, SSD has announced 2.2″ 10 Hole Steel Beadlocks. These come in two colors, black or silver, and have the scale realism everyone is after. * Fits on 12mm hex and are compatible with Vanquish [...]

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OS Speed T1201

O.S. Speed T1201 Touring Nitro Engine

For the go-fast nitro touring car crowd, O.S. Speed has just announced the new T1201. The T1201 is a full-on race engine designed to destroy the competition. This long stroked engine features a hand-matched piston and cyclinder, low-CG cylinder head, slide valve carb, and a DLC crank. * Output- 1.72 hp @ 35,000 rpm * Displacement- .128 cu in * Bore- .54″ * Stroke- [...]

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FlyTrex Live 3G

Just in from Israel: The FlyTrex Live 3G!

After the 350QX Fly Away of 2014 (It wasn’t my fault, I swear!), the guys at the office wanted a way to track all of their aircraft so they can recover them with relative ease. My relationship with the developers at FlyTrex was already blossoming, and my plight was quickly solved with a package sent to my door all the [...]

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Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

The Tamiya Aqroshot is the first truck on Tamiya’s new DT-03T platform. The DT-03T is an easy to build 2wd truck platform targeted at new hobbyists. Some of the features on the Aqroshot include- * Oil filled shocks * Plastic bushings * Comes with torque-tuned 540 motor & Tamiya ESC * Stadium truck type wheels with wide radial tires The Aqroshot has a street price [...]

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PROTOform Aluminum wing mounts

PROTOform Gunmetal Aluminum Wing Mounts

New and hot from our friends at PROTOform are Gunmetal Aluminum Wing Mounts. This set not only looks cool but can add extra security to your touring car’s rear wing. Its gunmetal color will match any paint scheme and they are laser-etched with the PROTOform logo. The wing mounts have a street price of $11, a part number of #6054-01, and [...]

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LexusRCFrccar

Drift Itch - Lexus, Drift 44, and a whole lot of e…

I guess I can go ahead and put my foot in my mouth. I can’t count how many times I’ve said RC Drift is growing and it’s niche and it’s underground. You could really get away with saying that, until a YouTuber called Drift 44 and automotive manufacturer Lexus put it in front of the eyes of millions of viewers [...]

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Luxury RC Traxxas Colored Body Pins

Luxury RC Colored Body Pins

The folks over at Luxury RC have announced new Colored Body Pins. These are available in five different colors- blue, green, red, black and purple. Colored body clips can add a touch of bling to your ride and make them easier to find while out bashing. These are heavy duty body pins that fit most 1/10th scale vehicles and are [...]

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kyosho jet stream 600

Kyosho Jet Stream 600 Readyset

While most every body of water near the BigSquidRC offices is still frozen solid, it isn’t too early to dream about spring and getting in some boat action. Hitting your local hobby shops in March is the new Jet Stream 600 from Kyosho. The Jet Steam 600 comes as a Readyset, pre-built and ready to hit the water. A water [...]

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