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Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

For several years the crew over at Duratrax have been making aftermarket tires that are both affordable and high performance. For 2016 they have expanded their line-up to include tires for the rock crawling and trail driving crowd. Recently we got a chance to give their new Deep Woods CR tires a spin to see how they worked. Do they [...]

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RISE RXS270 Extreme Race Drone

RISE RXS270 Extreme FPV Racing Drone

Have you been thinking about entering the world of high speed drone racing? You aren’t alone, a lot of people have been adding a race drone to their rc garage. Aimed right at new FPV racers is the RXS270 from a new company called RISE. The RXS270 is a pure-bred drone racer sporting a light, yet tough, carbon fiber chassis. [...]

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Axial SCX10 II 2000 Jeep Cherokee 4WD Kit

Axial SCX10 II 2000 Jeep Cherokee Kit

New from Axial Racing is the SCX10 II 2000 Jeep Cherokee Kit. The second version of the SCX10 has numerous updates over the original version. Some of its highlights include- * Chassis mounted servo * Red diff covers * Forward mounted battery * Revised steel chassis * New scale transmission w/ 2 speed option * Improved steering, up to 45° steering angle * Super scale axles * Helical [...]

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ARRMA Nero 1/8 Monster Truck

ARRMA Nero BLX 1/8 Brushless 4WD Monster Truck

Looks like ARRMA is at it again with a new 1/8 vehicle! This beast is the ARRMA Nero BLX Monster Truck. ARRMA and Hobbico have been teasing their RCBrain site, and this vehicle looks like it will be the first to have the RCBrain Differentials. These new diffs allow you to choose the type of mode you want them in [...]

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ARRMA Beast Modes

4 Beast Modes Teased By ARRMA (Video)

Now being teased by ARRMA is four different Beast Modes. Watch the video above to see that ARRMA’s upcoming Smart Diff technology will offer a blast mode, wheelie mode, drift mode, and a climb mode. Being able to switch the action of the differentials based on the type of driving that is being done sounds pretty cool to us. Full [...]

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RC Gear Shop LiPo Batteries

RC Gear Shop LiPo Batteries

Coming next month is a line-up of LiPo Batteries from RC Gear Shop. Affordable yet high performance, the line ranges from a small 3S 1000mAh pack all the way up to a 4S 5000. Discharge rates vary between 30-40C and many of the packs come with a t-style Hobbico Star connector. Pricing for the batteries range from $12 to $62 and [...]

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Unboxing – Rise RXD250 Extreme Durabilty Racing Drone

Looking to get your feet wet with a 250mm-sized racing quadcopter? Check out these unboxong shots of the new Rise RXD250. The RXD250 is a great piece of kit if you’re looking for your first (or second, or third… We know how this hobby goes!) racing drone. Sporting a foam/carbon composite body, the RXD is “receiver ready” and comes with everything [...]

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ARRMA RC Brain

Latest Video Teaser From RCBrain.com

Something big is coming soon from ARRMA and you can get a little glimpse of it in the latest teaser video from RCBrain.com. We know that the next ARRMA will be coming with high-tech smart diffs, but what else? Is this also the teaser for their all new 1/10th scale 4wd vehicles? Time will tell, until then check out the [...]

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Martin Truex Jr. Joins Team Futaba

Recently announced by the good folks over at Hobbico was the addition of full scale race car driver Martin Truex Jr. to their Futaba race team. Truex is best known as a two time Xfinity Series champion and we really look forward to seeing him help the hobby via his collaboration with Futaba. Read below for the full press release- “Champaign, [...]

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2016 ARRMA Senton BLX

Updated 2016 ARRMA Senton BLX

For 2016 the ARRMA Senton BLX is getting a facelift. Actually, it is getting more than that. Yes, it does get a new paint scheme, but it also receives an upgrade to the Tactic TTX300 radio system and an updated BLX 185 brushless power system. * Waterproof 6S capable ESC * 2050kV brushless motor * Pre-built RTR * dBoots multi-surface tires * 2 year warranty * [...]

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ARRMA Smart Diffs

Teaser – ARRMA Smarter Diff Technology

We posted the first teaser a couple of weeks ago, now there is a second video giving yet more clues to what Hobbico is up to. Check out the video above to see what you think ARRMA’s Smarter Diff Technology might be all about. And better yet, is that a whole new ARRMA platform shown at the very end of [...]

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Duratrax Showdown CR Tires

3 New Crawling and Oval Tires From Duratrax

As we exclusively Reported Right Here, the folks at Duratrax have a bunch of new tires on the way. Today we have received pricing information on the three latest releases – the Showdown CR and Scaler CR crawling tires, plus the Bandito SC-M oval tires. Both the Duratrax Showdown and Scaler CRs start at $17 a pair for just the tires [...]

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Futaba 3PV

Futaba 3PV Coming To The States Next Month

As we first reported Here, Futaba has a new bashing oriented transmitter called the 3PV and it is hitting the states next month. Nobody likes walking around like a noob with a RTR transmitter, the 3PV is a great step up from stock without destroying your wallet. So what’s the scoop on the 3PV? America will be getting two different versions, [...]

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New Duratrax Tires

New Tires Coming Soon From Duratrax

Coming soon to a hobby shop near you are a bunch of New Tires from Duratrax. Ranging from crawler, to short course, to buggy tires, several new tread designs are on the way, as well some hot looking new wheels. Pictured in this post are some of the new crawler wheels/tires that we have been testing. The Deep Wood CR and [...]

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Teaser – Hobbico’s “What If An RC Car Had A Brain?”

The latest teaser from Hobbico really has our minds wandering. They put out the question, “What if an rc car had a brain?”. That got us to thinking, what would happen if a new Dromida or ARRMA came with a brain inside? Could it do homework? Could it fix dinner? Could it cure cancer? For now there are no more [...]

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