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Today Novak sent out some info on two new speed controllers they have coming soon. The first is the Novak Edge 2S Racing ESC. The Edge is small, lightweight and ideal for those 1/10th and 1/12th scale racing vehicles, both on-road and off. It boasts being on of the smallest ESC’s under $100, and includes on-board programming, temperature monitoring, [...]
It’s been in sneak-peak photos, small demo videos, and my dreams almost every night. Now, it is finally here! HPI Racing has finally officially announed the Savage XS Flux! I’m so dang excited I can barely focus! The Savage XS Flux is being billed as the “World’s Fastest Mini Monster Truck”. HPI is promising 65+ MPH, yet [...]
Remember a little while ago, around IHobby time, when DuraTrax announced their line of competition grade 1/8 scale buggy tires? Everybody was all like “What? DuraTrax? No way. Why are they getting into that market? What’s going on here? Where’d I put my pants?” Well, now they are expanding their competition tire line to short course competition. DuraTrax has a [...]
OK,I’ve been checking your site for over a year now with relative ease until the last few months. My question is WHAT THE F*&K IS WRONG WITH YOUR F&*^*ING WEBSITE?!?!?!?!?!?!?! I’m not exaggerating when I say that 70% of the time it doesn’t load up. Then on other occasions, it’s slower than most of Tamiyas products that don’t cost [...]
If you’ve been shopping for some Reedy LiPos, you’ve probably had a bit of trouble finding them. Well wait no more, the gang at Reedy has just sent along a note that their 60c Competition LiPos are back in stock and shipping out as we speak. If you’ll recall, these batteries are available in all kinds of configurations, including single cell [...]
So it looks like it’s time for another update on what’s been going down around the office lately. First up, is some big news. We have decided to go ahead and give the Thunder Tiger MT4-3G our BASHER APPROVED award! I honestly don’t think we have tested a tougher truck. On all of our latest outings, everyone has [...]
Here is that reminder for all those looking to save a few $$ on your hop-ups. GH Racing is having a Canada Day/4th of July Day sale! It starts now and runs till July 6th. Head over to the official GH Racing site or click a banner for more info.
The folks over at Axial did a great job of teasing the Wraith to the world. It started off as some silhouette shots, then we got bits and pieces of news leaked out. Nobody was 100% sure of what the truck was, or what it was meant to be, but the hype was building. When Axial finally made the ‘official’ [...]
Holy Massive Sale Batman! Team Durango has a big sale going on right now on their DEX410 and DEX410R 4×4 1/10 scale Electric buggys! While supplies last, you can grab a DEX410 for $399 and the DEX410R for only $269! This sale only runs until supplies run out, so you better jump on it quick! Head on [...]
Hola rc fans, welcome to yet another scrumptious edition of rc’s most satirical column, THE Cub Report. So… where did “Cubby’s Wheel Of Doom” land on this week? Our lovely sanctioning body ROAR of course. 🙂 ROAR has a new rule stating that cars/trucks will be required to run headlight, taillight and grill decals where applicable. Sounds great right? Sure [...]
Photo of the Week:by Michael Johns Pike’s Peak International Hill Climb tomorrow, got my tickets. Will Monster Tojima or somebody else finally break the 10:00 minute barrier this year? The weather is supposed to be good so fingers are crossed. I’ll probably be up around the Devil’s Playground area with family and friends. Build Log: XR10 Tuber Good Question: Is cheap best [...]
The folks over at Assassin Graphics have let us know they have a big sale going on! If you purchase any wrap at regular price you can get a matching wrap for only $10! Sounds like a pretty good deal. The sale runs from now till July 4th, 2011! They have wraps for just about everything over there! Head on [...]
You saw it here first! The guys from Savox have tipped us off on a new Savox SA-1283SG Super Torque Steel Gear Digital Servo they are planning to release in the next few weeks. This servo looks just totally bad@$$! Super high 12bit resolution with steel gears, coreless motor, full aluminum case, all while remaining [...]
Save the date! August 6, 2011 – Bash-A-Palooza at RCX Chicago!. This years Big Squid RC Bash-A-Palooza event will be held at RCX Chicago! Like previous events, we will have a obstacle course, monster soccer, demolition derby, and a few other surprises! We will not be charging a entry fee because you will need to have a ticket to get [...]
Hitec isn’t just servos and radios. They also make chargers and this one here, the X1 AC Plus Multi-charger, is their latest. The X1, as the you might guess from the name is an AC/DC charger capable of peak charging most battery chemistries, including LiPo, LiFe, NiMH, and NiCd among others. For the Nickle batteries it’s capable of charging up [...]