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Part of my responsibilities in the real world is taking care of the company that I work for factory drivers. It’s always interesting to watch shy consumers walk by the factory shoes pointing their fingers going “OMG that’s Joe Racer!”, or to slowly come up and beat around the bush for their autograph. I find that really funny, as just [...]
Cubby sits down and chats with Carlton Eppes of the The RC Pro Series for a great several part interview. Part 1: Cubby– For our readers, let’s start off with a little background info Carlton. Where are you from, when did you get into the sport of RC and where did you get your start in rc race [...]
Just got an email about the Michigan HPI 5B Bash at the dunes, and looks like it was a blast! They had 61 vehicles show up! WOW! Next years baja bash is June 18-20 2010 Silver Lake sand dunes Mears, MI make plans to attend going to be even bigger next year for more info [...]
I want to thank everyone who has been sending in Fan Pictures for theBig Squid RC Prize Contest! You guys are awesome! I know it’s been forever since the contest stuff was updated, but the move put us a little behind on some of the bigger projects. That being said, Big Squid RC Prize Contest page is now updated!! [...]
Acer Racing has developed 4 different sizes of ceramic bearings engineered specifically for clutch use. Sizes are 5x10mm, 5x11mm, 5x12mm, and 5x13mm. They all have our HSR inner cage technology and specific internal tolerances designed to withstand the heat and stress placed on a clutch bearing, and ACERGoo synthetic lube inside our clutch bearings to cool [...]
One of the most popular Crawler ESC’s from Team Novak makes a return! The GOAT Brushless/Brushed ESC can run two or three cell LiPO batteries and now has support for worm-drive vehicles like the Losi Comp Crawler and Kyosho Rock Force! Sounds like some pretty good updates to an already proven ESC!
Team Novak has just released the first crawler-specific 13-turn brushless motor: the Crawler 13.5T Brushless Motor (#3414). Wow! I thought my GOAT was always plenty fast! It’s ideally compatible with Novak’s new Goat 3S Crawler Brushless/Brush ESC (#3214). Hit their webpage for more info!
Caster Racing USA and our own driver Tim Mohr won big at the St. Louis RC Pro Series! RC Pro Series Midwest Division Race #1 electric 1/8 scale division. First place and TQ goes to Team Caster Racing driver Tim Mohr running a Caster Fusion Pro, proving once again that Caster Racing products are very capable [...]
Welcome to yet another incredible, inedible, Cub Report. Product news of the week? The new Novak 1,300+ Sintered Rotors . Essentially, these new rotors have been put through a special process to give the magnet more strength. They sell for under $40. But ya know, brushless racing shouldn’t require a “hop-up” magnet, it’s brushless for hecks sake. Some idiots years ago [...]
News from Futaba is that they have a few new products coming soon. The first is the MC950CR – Brushless ESC. It has an aluminum case and heat sink with removable fan, large solder posts, and is fully adjustable through your transmitter! Next up are the Futaba Brushless Servo’s! The have been [...]
Vegas Baby! The new boat from AquaCraft is the Miss Vegas Deuce Hydroplane RTR! This thing is loaded with a .18 SuperTigre marine engine and 2.4GHz radio technology! Sounds like a win to me!
Guest writer/reviewer and Pro-Driver Wesley ‘Microman’ Dennis gives us a great review of the Team Associated SC10! Head over to the RC Reviews section, and check it out!
Hudy is at it again and has released their line of excellent tools designed to fit electric screwdrivers (don’t over torque!). All popular sizes are available and as usual the quality is outstanding! Click on by Hudy and check it out!
Looks like RPM RC has another MUST OWN product coming out! The Traxxas Slash Front Bumper and Skid Plate. It’s a two piece design that eliminates a bunch of screws, drops some weight, and I’m sure it’s like everything else RPM – Strong and Durable! The sets come in black, blue, or Chrome/Gray. They start [...]
If your like me and set your prized controller in your tool box when going to the track then you need to check this out! Robitronic is looking out for you with their new Transmitter bag. Built with a rugged nylon ffabric exterior and very well padded inside your controller will be [...]