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RC4WD K44 Ultimate Scale Axles

New from RC4WD are what they are calling their most realistic axles they have ever produced, the K44 Ultimate Scale Axles. The RC4WD team has incorporated multiple new features into the K44s to push the limits of scale realism. * Smaller axle tubes * High steer knuckles on front axle * Designed to fit 1/10th scale trucks * Housing made from a die cast [...]

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Tamiya Subaru WRX STI 24h Nurburgring

Tamiya Subaru WRX STI 24h Nurburgring

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Subaru WRX STI 24h Nurburgring. The Subaru sports a nicely scaled clear body that is ready for your custom paint scheme. This is a replica of the car that won the SP3T class at Nurburgring last year, now you can have your own to bust out fast laps around your cul-de-sac. * Easy to build [...]

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Team KNK Top Truck Challenge 4

Upcoming Event – Team KNK Top Truck Challenge 4

Do you live and breathe scale off-road? If so, mark your calendar for June 2kd through the 4th for Team KNK’s 4th annual Top Truck Challenge. The Top Truck Challenge has a slew of events to test you and your truck to the limit. TTC4 is being held in Lebanon, Ohio and features events like a mud bog, hill climbing, [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Rock racers hi cubby! I would like something that can push around a stampede 4×4. My requirements are it must be under $450 and go faster than a brushed stampede 4×4. I was thinking a rock racer specifically a rock rey or a 1/10 yeti, but would like your input. I am a big fan of your column and BSRC. Thanks! Ian S.” Cubby- Hey [...]

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March Bash-ness 2017 Champion – ARRMA NERO BIG ROCK

It wouldn’t be March Bash-ness without a few upsets and controversies, but in the end we have a winner! The ARRMA NERO BIG ROCK has been voted the March Bash-ness 2017 Champion! Congratulations to ARRMA and the Hobbico team! A few of the Big Squid RC crew had the ARRMA NERO going to the finals in their brackets, it’s a [...]

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TLR Tuning Kit 8IGHT 4.0

TLR 8IGHT 4.0 Tuning Kit

Bump up the performance of your TLR with their new 8IGHT 4.0 Tuning Kit. The tuning kit comes with a slew of performance upgrades to bring your buggy up to current racing specs. Some of the parts included in the kit include- * New wing and high down-force body * Ultralite aluminum chassis * Heavy duty brakes * Front & rear universal drive shafts * [...]

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Pro-Line Devastator Video

Video – Pro-Line Devastator 2.6″ Monster Truck Tires

The folks at Pro-Line have released a new promotional video for their Devastator 2.6″ Monster Truck Tires. The Devastators are molded in Pro-Line’s soft M3 compound and were designed to give your monster truck maximum grip in soft outdoor conditions. This can give your Clod sized monster truck a big advantage when racing or bashing with your friends. Check out [...]

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Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Industry Event – Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

All new for 2017 is the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo. The expo will be held October 28th and 29th at the Denver Mart in Denver Colorado. The timing of the show puts it where the iHobby expo would have been traditionally, but is also optimal for creating an avenue to reach consumers just prior to the critical holiday season. The 2017 [...]

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Weak Signals Toledo 2017

Weak Signals 2017 Wrap Up

To wrap up our coverage of the 2017 Weak Signals Toledo Show we wanted to post a bunch of pictures to give you at home a look at what the show was like. Have a look at the gallery below to get a feel for what it was like to walk around the show. The Weak Signals show was this year, [...]

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Drone Insight: Traxxas Customer Support

Traxxas is one of the biggest names in R/C and there is a reason for that. They treat their dealers and customers with respect. I have had numerous interactions with Traxxas’ customer support from a dealers perspective, and I have heard countless testimonies raving about how well they operate and how they treat their customers as humans, not just walking [...]

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Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone

Redcat Racing Carbon 210 Race Drone

New from Redcat Racing is the Carbon 210 Race Drone. The Carbon 210 comes pre-assembled (but without goggles) and sports a full carbon fiber chassis. It also some standard with an HD camera and powerful brushless motors are used to give it serious speed. A F3 flight controller is included, as well as a 6 channel 2.4GHz radio and aluminum [...]

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Hobbico Weak Signals 2017

Weak Signals 2017 Hobbico Booth

Another company making a huge showing at the 2017 Weak Signals show in Toledo was our good friends at Hobbico. The Hobbico crew had a giant booth sporting all of their latest air products. On the drone side of things they were showing off the very popular RISE Vusion House Racer, as well as the RISE RXS255 race machine. There [...]

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RC4WD D44 Plastic Axles

Plastic D44 Axles From RC4WD

The big news from RC4WD today is D44 Complete Plastic Axles. The plastic axles are available as a D44 Front as well as a D44 Rear. Both units come with heavy duty internals but lightweight plastic exterior pieces. The plastic D44s retain their sharp scale look to make your build look even more realistic. * Made from injection molded black nylon * [...]

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Castle Creations Weak Signals 2017

Castle Creations At Weak Signals 2017

Coming in from Olathe Kansas to attend Weak Signals 2017 was the friendly crew from Castle Creations. Castle is a leader in brushless power systems and they were showing off loads of air and surface products. Of note was their new gray rock crawler motors which are a sensored designed with low kV ratings that are perfect for the scale/crawling [...]

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Team KNK Weak Signals 2017

Weak Signals 2017 Team KNK Hardware Booth

By far the largest surface booth at Weak Signals 2017 was filled by Team KNK Hardware. With Weak Signals being primarily an air show, it was nice to see the Team KNK crew showing off some surface vehicles and their hardware kits to all the show attendees. Not only did Team KNK have dozens of different high quality hardware kits [...]

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