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Have an old tired Team Novak speed control or motor? Or maybe you are thinking about a upgrade… then it’s Novak to the rescue! They have just announced a great new program to help you out. Besides trading for the same ESC or Motor, you can pay a little extra and upgrade to something else! How sweet is [...]
The A team’s got another one up their sleeve. This time it’s the Factory Team edition of the RC8Be 1/8 scale electric buggy. So what’s different between this and the non FT version? This one is more bluer. Just like the other Factory Team editions, the RC8Be has been decked out in all kinds of blue [...]
For those looking to pick up some RC products and save a little cash, starting today – April 30th 2010, through June 30th 2010, BestRC.com is putting a ton of products on sale! From RealFlight G5 flight simulators to Duratrax Evaders and everything in between. Sounds good to me! So head over to the BestRC.com website, [...]
Losi‘s entry level RTR rock crawler is now available with the Bind-N-Drive option. If you own any of a number of Spektrum radios or got a Losi 2.4GHz pack in radio from another RTR then the Nightcrawler B-n-D might be a better fit for you. As with all the other B-n-D cars from Losi, this one is availabe for about [...]
If you’re using LiPo batteries of any type you need to be using a fire resistant container while you’re charging them. The most popular type is of the sack variety. Electrifly‘s got a new one out for you at a low cost. Featuring fiberglass fabric that’s been coated in heat resistant silicon and stitched together with heat resistant thread, their [...]
I am of the firm belief that there is no such thing as too much light. All my home light fixtures have two 100 watt bulbs in them (60 watt limits… pshh… what does UL Labs know… nothing… that’s what), my curtains are opened any time the sun is out, and when I’m at my workbench I wear a super [...]
Looking to join the 2.4GHz bandwagon but don’t have a lot of cash to spend? Hitec might have the answer to your prayers with their new low cost Aggressor 3DS radio. Being a low cost radio it doesn’t have all the wizbang features that other, more expensive radios have. It’s still got that 2.4GHz goodness you crave though, along with [...]
Hitec‘s goods are generally considered to be great gear at reasonable prices. They have also been a one of the few companies that pushes technology and gives bashers what they need and want (see for example their recent monster torque servos). To that end, we thought we’d tell you about Hitec’s latest addition to their Aggressor radio line. The Aggressor [...]
“Cub Reporter, What is better a Traxxas Summit or a Traxxas E-Revo? Thanks. Roger Blakely” Oh yes, the age old question of what is better. Well both are Traxxas, meaning they’ll have good customer support, will be tough as nails, and most importantly, most hobby shops will stock plenty of replacement parts. The Summit is better suited to low speed action, [...]
Looking for a little nitro power? There are some new AXE Rossi engines now available that cover 1/10th on-road to 1/8 off-road. Seen here is the AXE Truggy 4.0. Check out Robitronic’s site for more info.
Have a brushless Speedstar speed controller? Robitronic has a new ESC programmer for you. It can save the settings in it’s internal memory, and it’s ready to download all the settings to your ESC. It will also display maximum and current temperature and even maximum speed. Kinda cool. Check out Robitronic’s site for more info.
If you own a Losi Mini Rock Crawler, and it’s been collecting dust, this may be what you need to spark a little life back into it! The Duratrax Gatekeeper GC-3 Chassis conversion! Head over to the RC Reviews section or click the image to check it out!
Who has an awesome looking line of r/c bags? Dialed Inc. does! Check out these compact travel bags for various types and sizes of r/c cars, tires, and fluids. Dialed has constructed their bags out of polyester to make them durable and easy to keep clean and all of them feature strong nylon handles. The tire bags [...]
Bill mailed me a link to this video from the Psycho Nitro Blast from 2009. This is only the first few minutes of the A-Main buggy class, but what’s cool is just insane air and layout of this track! I can see why so many people go to this event! The jumps are HUGE and so is the track.. [...]
First off this week, huge congrats go out to Scotty Ernst for putting on one hell of a short course race at Trackside Hobbies in Wisconsin. Scotty is arguably one of the top race promoters in this hobby, and widely considered the best race announcer walking the planet. Scott’s race drew around 250 (yes, two hundred and fifty!!) entries this [...]