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ASK Cubby, 12.18.2014, Version- Cryptic Questions, Contrary …

“Hey guys do u know of a 120mm+ shock similar to gmade zeros. I was searching for some for my scale monster truck build and I couldn’t find any in stock so I emailed gmade directly and the response I got was the zero shocks are no longer in production. It seems there is a big phase out of a [...]


hrp distributing

HRP Awarded Exclusive Distribution of Thunder Tiger in North…

We have just received the press release with news that HRP will have the exclusive rights to distribute Thunder Tiger products in North America starting on January 1st. As some of you may already know, Thunder Tiger has been distributed by Great Planes here in America for several years, but that is about to change, check out the press release [...]


Hitec Lynx 4S Transmitter Review

Hitec Lynx 4S Radio System Review

It’s been a long time since Hitec put out a high-end surface radio, that is why a whole lot of people in the rc world were stoked at the announcement of the new Lynx 4S. The Lynx 4S was touted to be the best surface radio Hitec has ever produced and comes with features like telemetry, a drop down wheel, [...]


Raging Rotors: At the Buzzer!

As of today, it is 7 days until Christmas Eve. Stores are full of people, and shelves are getting empty of all the great buys for this season. Never fear, for I have theĀ Raging Rotors Holiday Gift GuideĀ full of great buys for your favorite pilot! Dromida Kodo: For the new multirotor pilot, I’m a fan of the Dromida Kodo. Including all [...]


horizon fpv challenge

Video – Horizon FPV Challenge

The folks at Horizon Hobby have put out a cool video featuring the new Blade Nano QX FPV quadcopter. In the video below you’ll see “The Steve”, Horizon’s version of The Stig, going to head to head against “The Red Giant” on a very cool quadcopter course that even includes a bowling section. Yes, the video shows bowling with rc [...]


RC4WD Wheel Adapter for Toy Blocks

RC4WD Wheel Adapters for Toy Blocks

It isn’t uncommon for rc hobbyists to also be big fans of Lego toy blocks. To help make your latest Lego build even more uber, the folks at RC4WD are now making Wheel Adapters for toy blocks. These adapters allow you to bolt up some pretty trick RC4WD wheels and tires to your new Lego truck. * CNC machined from billet [...]


XRay X1 F1 Car

XRay X1 Formula 1 Car

Over the past couple of seasons the Formula 1 class has taken off at many local tracks. It has the scale realism that many hobbyists are after, plus, who can resist emulating their favorite F1 driver at their local rc track. The latest car manufacturer to throw their hat into the F1 car ring is XRay with their new X1. [...]



Arrma Raider XL BLX 1/8 Buggy

Everyone knows we have been ARRMA fans since their beginning. Well we just got word, and a few pictures that ARRMA is releasing a 1/8 scale buggy! They are taking the popular RAIDER BLX and making an XL version, officially called the ARRMA Raider XL BLX. It’s going to be 2.8″ longer and 1.7″ wider than the original Raider. We [...]


Futaba T4GRS T-FHSS Transmitter

Futaba T4GRS T-FHSS Transmitter

The latest high-end surface stick radio from Futaba, the T4GRS, has been teased since May but looks to finally be on its way to the market. Some of the highlights of the T4GRS include telemetry, ball bearings on the sticks, and a backlit 128×64 LCD screen is used to make it easy to read. The 4 channel Futaba T4GRS has [...]


Pro Boat Rockstar 48-inch Catamaran Gas RTR

Pro Boat Rockstar 48-inch Catamaran Gas Powered RTR

Horizon Hobby has announced a new version of their burly Rockstar 48″ Catamaran that features a significantly lower street price. The big 26cc gasoline engine remains, while the previous model’s push button R.O.S.S. starter system has been dropped to reduce the street price by about $200. * Capable of speeds over 40 mph * 270 oz-in rudder servo * Wide hull for increased [...]


T-Bone Racing Lower Link Guards Axial YETI

T-Bone Racing Lower Link Guards for the Axial Yeti

For all you hardcore rock racers out there, T-Bone Racing now has Lower Link Guards for the Axial Yeti. The guards hang 2.5mm below the lower links to take all the punishment so your links don’t have to. Made from tough .125″ Delrin, the lower link guards come with everything you need for a perfect install. The street price is $9, [...]


Schumacher Stagger 1/8

Schumacher Stagger Tires for 1/8th Buggies

The crew at Schumacher has unveiled Stagger tires for 1/8th buggies. While these are intended for use on AstroTurf, they can be used on a wide variety of surfaces. Their Stagger design gives them good steering while reducing traction rolling. Best used on the front of an 1/8th buggy, they can also generate good forward bite when used on the [...]



Unboxing – Axial Yeti Kit

Recently got our Axial Yeti Kit in hand, time to open it up and see what’s inside. Glad to see the skull heads in there, always a favorite! Lots and LOTS of parts in these bags. The weight of the box felt like a RTR, can’t wait to get started. Click Right Here get more details on the kit over at [...]


Traxxas Telluride

THE Cub Report, 12.15.2014, Version- 2014, Oh What A Year It…

No, it isn’t December 31st quite yet, but I decided to bust out my annual year end summary a couple of weeks early. Overall, 2014 will not go down as a banner year for rc sales, but it certainly saw a bunch of innovative products released. The whole 8th scale gasoline powered monster truck thing sounded great on paper but [...]


RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit SWB

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit “SWB”

RC4WD has announced a new short wheelbase version of the TF2, the Trail Finder 2 SWB. The SWB was designed specifically for shorter bodies like the Jeep body from Tamiya. The SWB comes standard with an R3 tranny, as well as Yota II axles. * Short wheelbase aluminum ladder chassis * Realistic transfer case * Leaf spring suspension * Mud Thrasher 1.9″ tires [...]