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THE Cub Report, 09.15.2014, Version- Go Hardwell O…

Hello RC World, thanks for making your way to BigSquidRC, and welcome to yet another Cub Report. First up, BigSquidRC News… Have you noticed, we’ve been on a roll the last couple of years. If you have not, you sure will in a few weeks at iHobby. We’ve got multiple HUGE things going on in our booth. Like… make the dinosaur media [...]

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ARRMA Granite Mega Monster Truck GIVEAWAY

Since we just did a Review of the ARRMA Granite Mega Monster Truck, it seemed like a good time to have a giveaway for one! Don’t worry, the winner will receive a brand new one, not the one we used and abused during the review. We have heard people comment that they like the short contest times instead of the long [...]

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Schelle Nova Lockout Plate

Schelle Nova Lockout Plate

For you guys running the high zoot Schelle Slipper Clutch, Schelle is now offering a Lockout Plate. The lockout eliminates the slipper clutch and gives you direct drive, which can come in pretty handy on high grip tracks or in basher events like tug-of-war. The part number for the lockout is #SCH1315, it is street priced at $8, and you [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Brushed vs. …

Brushed vs. Brushless is a non argument pretty much everywhere in the hobby. Everyone knows brushless technology offers the most speed, reliability, ease of use, etc at this point so why even bring it up? Because scaling/crawling is one of the last stands for brushed motors, a place where the discussion still takes place with merit to both sides, that’s [...]

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Orion Advantage Touch V2 Charger

Orion Advantage Touch V2 AC/DC Charger

The folks over at Team Orion have announced a new charger, the Advantage Touch V2. Featuring a touch screen, the Advantage Touch V2 is an AC/DC charger that can charge a wide variety of different cell chemistries. * Charges NiMH, NiCd, LiPo, LiFe, LiIon and Pb * Updatable firmware * Advanced cell balancing w/ 4-in-1 balance board * Touch sensitive 3” 400 x 240 [...]

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New Pricing for the Viper RC Air Series Speed Cont…

Viper RC has been producing some quality ESC’s with their Air Series of speed controllers for a while now, but this new pricing has seriously caught our attention. Air 10 2S-3S Linear 10A 12A $9.99 Air 25 2S-3S Linear 25A 30A $11.99 Air 40 2S-6S Switching 40A 50A $18.99 Air 60 2S-6S Switching 60A 75A $32.99 Air 80 2S-6S Switching 80A 95A $39.99 Air 120 [...]

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RC4WD Predator Tracks Vaterra Twin Hammers

RC4WD Predator Tracks Fitting Kits for the Vaterra…

It might be a hard pill to swallow, but snow is right around the corner. What better way to bash this winter than with a set of RC4WD Predator Tracks? The RC4WD crew now has Predator mounting kits for the Vaterra Twin Hammers. These are made from aluminum, anodized in black, and make it easy to mount Predator Tracks to your [...]

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HobbyZone Fazer Quadcopter

HobbyZone Faze RTF Ultra Small Quadcopter

The nano sized quadcopter wars are really heating up for the Christmas buying season. The latest entry into the class is from HobbyZone with their Faze RTF Ultra Small Quadcopter. The HobbyZone Faze is an RTF that comes with everything you need to get flying inside the box. The Faze’s small size makes it easy to fly indoors, while its affordable [...]

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Graupner X-8N

Graupner X-8N HoTT 4-Channel 2.4GHz Transmitter

After signing a deal with Tower Hobbies, it is easier than ever to get Graupner products here in the States. One of the latest and greatest products from Graupner is the X-8N transmitter. The X-8N is a 2.4GHz 4 channel surface transmitter for use in cars, trucks, and boats. The Graupner boasts a laundry list of features, some of the highlights [...]

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See Pro Pilots at the SAC Helicopter Fun Fly!

So I spoke very highly of my trip to Indiana for the IRCHA Jamboree last month, probably enough to make you curious as to what do you see when professional RC helicopter pilots take to the sky! For all you midwest/Chicago metropolitan area RC enthusiasts, the Surburban Aeroclub of Chicago is hosting their annual Helicopter Fun Fly this Saturday. This year they have a list [...]

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STRC Aluminum Parts Associated B5 B5M

STRC Black Anodized Parts for the Associated B5/B5…

The folks over at STRC make some of the trickest, best fitting aluminum upgrades on the market. Recently they announced a slew of black anodized parts for the Associated B5/B5M. These are much stronger than the stock parts and help give your buggy that cool murdered out look. The parts include- * STC91428BK – Heatsink Aluminum Motor Plate – $13 * STC91414BK [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 09.11.2014, Version- Whoa, Dumb It Down…

“Summit vs Yeti Hi there, I have liked the Summit for a long time because it was good all around, but now that the Yeti was made, I’m liking the Yeti more than the Summit. The two R/C’s have about a $150- $200 price difference (I think. I haven’t checked the Summit price in a while) but it looks like the Yeti [...]

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Pro-Line Axial Yeti

Pro-Line Upgrades the Axial Yeti

The Axial Yeti is arguably the most eagerly awaited release since the Traxxas Slash. Now that they are hitting consumer hands, the folks at Pro-Line have done a short article on some simple hop-ups to make the Yeti an even better off-road machine. In their article the Pro-line crew shows you how to mount upgrade front shocks, new tie-rods, and [...]

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Dromida Kodo Quad

Dromida KODO Quadcopter

We first got to lay eyes on the Dromida KODO a couple of months ago at the HobbyTown USA convention, now more information has been released as it nears its ship date. The KODO is Dromida’s first entry into the air market. It was designed as an entry level quadcopter, easy to fly and easy on the pocketbook. The KODO comes [...]

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Axial Yeti Pre-Run Check List

A lot of people are starting to get their Axial Yeti’s in hand! Woo Hoo! We can’t wait to start seeing more of them at bash spots tearing it up! We want to let everyone know what Axial has put out a cool little Pre-Run check list for you! Yes you, with the new clean Yeti! It covers stuff like [...]

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