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What's new: Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Pandora RC Mitsubishi GTO 3000GTRemember how cool the Mitsubishi 3000GT (and Dodge Stealth) were back in the day? Now you can own a Mitsubishi GTO body for your rc car. Pandora RC has released a cool rc version that is made to fit most popular 1/10th scale touring cars with wheelbases from 258-260mm. The body comes clear so you can throw on your own paint scheme and it includes a polycarbonate front bumper, rear wing, and rear light parts.

The GTO body is Mitsubishi Motors Corporation Certified, has a part number of #PAB-154, and these are available right now. Hit up This Link over on Pandora’s official website for more details.

Want to see more Pandora RC products? Check out This Link right here on BigSquidRC.

Team KNK Slash 4 X 4 Stainless Hardware KitOne of the best improvements you can make to any truck is upgrade hardware. Upgrade screws won’t strip as easily and can be considerably stronger than the stock hardware. The crew over at Team KNK have announced a new Stainless Hardware Kit for the Traxxas Slash 4×4. The kit contains 184 pieces and includes all the 2.5mm, 3mm and 4mm hardware needed to toughen up your Slash 4×4.

The kit has a street price of just $20 and you can get more information over on Team KNK’s Official Website.

Read More Team KNK news right here on BigSquidRC.

T-Bone Racing Rear Bumper ECX Torment 4x4Pump up the protection with a new T-Bone Racing SCBasher2 rear bumper for your 4×4 ECX Torment. Like other TBR products, their new rear bumper is made from durable nylon and comes with everything you need for a slick install. Holes are pre-drilled in case you want to add LED lights and it comes with TBR’s lifetime warranty against breakage.

The bumper has a street price of $22, a part number of #19020, and Right Here is the link to more information over on TBR’s official website.

You can find more TBR news At This Link on BigSquidRC.

What's new: Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

RC4WD Matte Black Mojave Body Set For Trail Finder 2RC4WD now makes it easy for you to bolt up a cool new look onto your Trail Finder 2 (or other trucks) by offering their Mojave Body Set in a matte black finish. This is a hard plastic body that offers extreme scale detailing and can be run in its matte black finish, or you can paint it to suit your taste.

* Width- 7.56″
* Wheelbase- 11.57″
* Length- 18.43″
* Height- 5.4″
* Weight- 24.7oz

The street price is $109, the part number is #Z-B0066, and these are available right now. Here Is The Link to more details over on RC4WD’s website.

Want more information on RC4WD products? You can Find More on BigSquidRC.

Pro-Line Stacked Charcoal Heather Zip-up HoodieShow the world you are an rc’er while keeping comfortable this winter in the new Stacked Charcoal Heather Zip-up Hoodie from Pro-Line. The latest piece of apparel from Pro-Line comes with a stacked logo on the front and a full Pro-Line logo on the sleeve, while its zip-up design makes it easy to get on and off in the pits at your local track or bash spot.

The zip-up hoodie is priced at $50 and Here Is The Link to more details over on the official Pro-Line website.

Find more of the latest Pro-Line news Right Here on BigSquidRC.

JConcepts Closed Cell InsertsTired of using old school lumpy foam? Now JConcepts is offering Dirt-Tech closed cell foam inserts for stadium trucks and short course trucks. The Dirt-Tech inserts are much more durable than normal foam and have horizontal channels cut on the inside for absorbing big impacts and to help provide more forward bite. These extremely light-weight inserts are precisely contoured for a perfect fit and can be reused multiple times.

The short course inserts have a part number of #3237, the part number for the stadium truck version is #3238, and both are priced at $12 a pair. More details can be found At This Link over on the JConcepts website.

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What's new: Monday, December 1st, 2014

Pro-Line BullDog Mid Motor Stadium Truck Clear BodyIf you are driving a mid motored Kyosho RT6 or an Associated CT4.2, Pro-Line Racing has a new cab forward BullDog body for you. The front of the body has been designed or more down force, giving you more traction in corners and helped to keep the front on the ground instead of pulling a wheelie. To add stability and give a more aggressive look, Pro-Line added a “Mohawk” on top of the cab, while a low profile rear deck helps clean air hit the wing.

The street price is $24, it has a part number of #3438-00, and you can get complete details At This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.

You can get more Pro-Line news Right Here on BigSquidRC.

Axial Yeti KitYou asked for it, you begged for it, you demanded it, now Axial is offering the Yeti as a kit. With a plethora of aftermarket goodies now available for the Yeti, imagine building a brand new one from the ground up customized just for your needs. The kit Yeti also comes with high-zoot aluminum shocks for smooth action and consistent handling.

* Adjustable Icon aluminum shocks
* Aluminum lower link plates
* 2.2″ officially licensed Falken Wildpeak tires
* Fully licensed Method IFD beadlock wheels
* Heavy duty spiral cut bevel gears
* Universal axle set
* Dual slipper clutch
* Aluminum M4 turnbuckles
* WB8 heavy duty center CVD
* WB8 heavy duty rear driveshafts
* Comes with decals, clear body, interior tray and 3 driver helmets

The kit has an MSRP of $329, a part number of #AX90025, and Here Is The Link you want for more details over on Axial’s website.

Get More Axial news right here on BigSquidRC.

SKYRC Ultimate 1000W ChargerHow many times have you been at the track and wished you could control your battery charger from your cell phone? Now you can with the SKYRC Ultimate 1000W. With the optional Wi-Fi module, the Ultimate 1000W can be controlled by both Apple and Android devices, helping to make it easy to use.

Like its name implies the Ultimate 1000W it is no slouch for power at a maximum charge rate of 40 amps. The Ultimate 1000W can charge up to 8S LiPO and can discharge at up to 8 amps. The Ultimate 1000W also has a LiHV setting, this allows you to charge the new generation of LiHV batteries up to 4.35 volts per cell.

The part number is #SK-100069, you can expect a street price around $170, and you can hit up This Link for more details.

Get More SKYRC news on BigSquidRC.

cubby chair December is a big month here on BigSquidRC, we get to announce our “Bash Vehicle of the Year”! We literally talk about it all year long as each new review car comes and goes, and no doubt about it, 2014 has been a banner year for bash vehicles. There have been a bunch of new platforms introduced intended just for bashers and the manufacturers have been taking product design and QC to new levels, easily yielding the best products our industry has ever seen. If there ever was a “Year of the Bash Vehicle” it was 2014, and we can’t wait to name the best of the best.

Oh and… the second issue of the FREE BSRC Monthly is out and on counters at local hobby shops. Hit up your LHS to pick up a copy, and if they don’t have them, tell’em to shoot us an email so we can give them the hook-up on FREE issues (and more floor traffic) for their store.

Our review of the Losi 8IGHT-E RTR w/ AVC is headed to the front page later this week, along with a bunch of products news, our regular features, etc. Have a fantastic week and support your local hobby shops and bash spots when ya can.

YOUR Cub Reporter

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We finally have hoodies in stock, and figured why not celebrate with having a Cyber Monday sale!

The new hoodies normally cost $40, but today we are selling them at $30! T-shirts are normally $25, and today they are $20! Both t-shirts AND hoodies will also come with a free set of stickers! If you have been waiting to order a shirt, or want to stay warm in a new hoodie, today is the day to order!

Head on over to the Big Squid RC Store for the Cyber Monday deals!

SOAR Seiki 998 Nitro BuggyFor all you nitro burners, Graupner has released information on the new SOAR Seiki 998 nitro buggy. The 998 comes with a 3mm thick hard anodized 7075 aluminum chassis, 4mm thick shock towers, and easy access differentials. 3 aluminum clutch shoes are used to put the power to the ground, while lightweight spur and bevels gears are used to help make it fast off the line.

Length- 500 mm
Width- 310 mm
Wheelbase- 320-328 mm
Approximate weight- 3320 grams

The 998 starts shipping later this month and you can hit up This Link for more details over on Graupner’s website.

Click Right Here to find more Graupner news on BigSquidRC.

What's new: Friday, November 28th, 2014

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Not sure how you guys celebrated Thanksgiving, but this is pretty much how it goes around here. You need to stay safe when you fry those things! Check out the newest SquidInk!

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