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Castle Creations E-Fest 2015

Castle Creations at E-Fest 2015

While most of our readers know Castle Creations from their surface products, they are extremely passionate about air products as well. Their booth at E-Fest this year was a mix of surface and air products, all of which are designed to give serious power while withstanding the rigors of day-to-day use. One of the newest surface products from Castle is their [...]

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Horizon E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby Booth at E-Fest 2015

Horizon Hobby was out in force to support all the flyers at E-Fest 2015. Horizon had several of their team flyers in attendance to show off what their products can do in the hands of a skilled professional and they had a booth full of flying goodies to drool over as well. Something that really grabbed out attention in the Horizon [...]

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THE Cub Report, 01.26.2014, Version- $100 Dollar B…

Have ya done your taxes yet? Ok, if you are as lazy as I am then you have not, but at some point in the near future you will. So what ya gonna do with all that fat cash? Here is my list of the best rc related ways you spend your 2015 tax refund (not that I will be [...]

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Vaterra Ascender Aluminum Shocks

Vaterra Aluminum Coilover Shocks for the Ascender

Want to upgrade from the stock plastic shocks on your Vaterra Ascender? The folks at Vaterra have you dialed with their new Aluminum Coilover Shocks. Their new shocks use aluminum bodies and caps to take the worst your trail can throw at them while giving your truck some much needed bling. Dual stage springs add to the scale appearance and [...]

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2015 Hobbico eFest Booth

E-Fest 2015 Event Coverage – Hobbico Booth

Over the weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew spent some time in Champaign Illinois to check out E-Fest 2015. E-Fest is a huge indoor flying event that is put on each year by one of the hobby’s largest companies, Hobbico. In case you did not know, Hobbico is the company that brings us surface rc’ers brands like Axial, Duratrax, Team Durango, [...]

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Boom Racing Beadlock wheels

Beadlock Wheels from Boom Racing

Nothing sets off a full size or rc truck like a hot set of wheels. Some of the latest to hit the market are High Mass Aluminum Beadlock Wheels from Boom Racing. Available in 1.9 & 2.2 sizes and in a wide variety of styles and colors, the Boom Racing wheels are highly detailed and made to withstand serious bashing. [...]

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SquidInk #18

Our latest SquidInk is probably a dream for many people. You think there are regulations now, wait till the scale gets a little larger! I’m sure there would be a line of kids and adults looking for rides, as long as 3DBill isn’t at the controls doing some insane flips and rolls. Click the image for the hires version, and [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Axial RECO…

As the calendar creeps forward to spring, the folks behind the Axial RECON G6 scale adventure series are prepping for what they hope will be another banner year. If you aren’t familiar with what exactly a RECON G6 is, check out an interview I did last spring with head honcho Brian Parker. Axial also has a nice write-up on their [...]

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FreqEsKinz – Axial Wraith Spawn Wraps

Have an Axial Wraith Spawn but not big on the stock color scheme? Let the folks at FreqEsKinz help with that. They have their full line of vinyl wraps now available for the Spawn body. In addition to their standard wraps I’ve also seen their custom handiwork at big scale meets. I contacted them about a month ago to see if [...]

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RPM Front Arms Traxxas Slayer

RPM Front Arms for Traxxas Slayer Pro 4×4

If you want to bulletproof your Traxxas Slayer Pro 4×4 then you need to take a look at the latest from RPM RC. The good guys over at RPM have announced both left side and right side plastic A-Arms for the mighty nitro powered Slayer. These are beefed up in all the key areas and are made from RPM’s signature [...]

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RC4WD Hood and Window Deflector Set for Mojave Hilux Bodies

RC4WD Hood and Window Deflector Set for Mojave and…

RC4WD has announced a Hood and Window Deflector Set for their Mojave and Hilux bodies. Made from Lexan, the deflector set looks just like the real deal and can add a nice touch of scale realistic to your truck. The deflectors have a street price of $14, a part number of Z-S1377, and they are shipping right now. Click Right [...]

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Vanquish Products centered rear axle for Axial Wra…

One of the coolest scale upgrades in recent years for the Axial Wraith (and now the Yeti) are the Currie Rock Jock Axles from Vanquish Products. As scale realistic as they are, a common complaint from the hardcore scaler community was the lack of a centered differential version to run on the rear of the rig. (The original Currie had [...]

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Losi 5IVE-T PNP

Losi 5IVE-T PNP

Do you live in Europe somewhere? Want to get a Losi 5IVE-T but already have your own radio gear? Here is some good news for you, Losi has announced a new PNP (Plug and Play) version of the 5IVE-T. The PNP version does not come with a transmitter, receiver, or telemetry sensors, resulting in a cost savings for drivers that [...]

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AKA Tire Punch

New Pit Tools from AKA

The folks at AKA have announced three new products to make your life in the pits easier. First up is a 2 N 1 Handheld Wheel Balancer. Their new balancer fits both 12 and 17mm wheel hexes which covers the majority of short course trucks, 10th scale buggies, and 8th scalers on the market. Its small size takes up very [...]

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Tactic TTX300 Review

Tactic TTX300 Radio Review

Sometimes you have a RTR transmitter that you just can’t stand, sometimes you just need a simple radio for a project that you are working on. Those are just two good reasons that the Tactic TTX300 is on the market. We’ve been beating on a review unit for weeks now, keep on reading to find out how well it worked [...]

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