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Traxxas TORC Series

THE Cub Report, 05.28.2013, Version- Hand Of God

Awww yes, I love motorsports and it doesn’t get much better than Memorial Day Weekend to catch racing on the tube. Saturday featured the AMA Motocross National from Colorado and Sunday was full of four wheel fun from Monoco, Indy, and whatever yee-haw venue that the NASCAR series runs on. Competition plus motorsports equals Cubby heaven. Years (and years) ago I [...]


RC Drift Challenge

Just wanted to give everyone a heads up that the RC Drift Challenge has started. Round one is done, and the next round will be at HobbyTown in Orland Park Il. so there is a good chance a few members of the Big Squid RC crew will be there. Not sure if we will be competing, but we may [...]


Memorial Day Sales!

We know bashers are always looking to save a few bucks, and holiday weekends are a good time to do that! Here are some sales we have found floating around the web! If you know of any other sales or coupon codes, drop us an email and we will add them to the list!First up we have a Pro-Line Racing [...]


E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF SAFE Technology

E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF

The latest plane from E-flite is the Apprentice S 15e RTF. On the outside the Apprentice looks pretty run-of-the-mill, however, the people from Horizon put a pretty bold statement into the press release, “This airplane is the most intelligent RC airplane ever offered by Horizon Hobby.”. On the inside the Apprentice is full of the latest flying technology called SAFE. SAFE [...]


Pandora RC Lexus LFA Clear Body

Pandora RC Lexus LFA Clear Polycarbonate Body

Pandora RC is well known in the drifting scene for their cool looking bodies. Their latest release is a clear polycarbonate body of the Lexus LFA. The Lexus LFA body is intended for 10th scale cars with wheelbases of 258-260mm and it has a width of 198mm. The part number is PAB-036 and it is scheduled for a mid-June release [...]


Hitec X1 Touch Battery Charger

Hitec X1 Touch Battery Charger

First posted HERE back in April, Hitec has now released full information on their new X1 Touch Charger. Touch screen battery chargers are hot right now, they are just so easy and fun to use. The X1 Touch comes with a 3.2″ high resolution touch screen to make your life easier. For power, there are 55 watts on tap making for [...]


Blade Nano QX RTF

Blade Nano QX RTF and BNF with SAFE Technology

Today the “big” news in the nano quadcopter world comes from the guys over at Blade with the announcement of their new Nano QX RTF and BNF. At first look it’s easy to see that the Nano QX features rotor protectors but inside is where the bigger news lies, SAFE Technology. SAFE Technology is sophisticated flight control software that keeps [...]


Hot Racing Diff Lock Twin Hammers

Hot Racing Lightweight Front Diff Lock for Vaterra Twin Hamm…

A working front diff in your Vaterra Twin Hammers is great for general driving and bashing, but if you want to do some hardcore crawling you really need to lock that thing up. Hot Racing makes that task easy and sanitary with their new aluminum diff lock. The Hot Racing front diff lock for the Twin Hammers is made out [...]


ASK Cub Reporter, 05.23.2013, Version- Here Comes The Email,…

Great lipo reviews! Hi Big Squid, I rarely write in to websites, but your lipo reviews have been very good: i.e. the recent ProTek: LiPo Testing a 30a draw is very realistic for 2s packs, and the extra 60a graph is nice (that must have put out some heat!). Lots of packs seem to have dips in voltage after 25-30a… so that [...]


Pro-Line Trencher 2.2 Traxxas Mini 1/16th Revo

Pro-Line Trencher 2.2” 1:16 E-REVO Tires

After a Sneak Peak, Pro-Line have officially announced their new Trencher tires for Traxxas 1:16 Revo. All you hardcore bashers out there already know how kick butt Trenchers are- they give great traction on nearly any surface and last a very long time. Trenchers might very well be the best basher tire that money can buy and now you can [...]


Big Squid RC Live – #25

Don’t call it a comeback, we’ve been here for years, rockin ours peers and puttin suckas in fear. The show is now over.. thanks to all the viewers for hanging out! Catch the replay on Youtube here:Enjoy the show!


top flite giant scale spitfire

Video – Top Flite Giant Scale Spitfire Gas ARF

The crew over at Top Flite have just posted a new video on their Giant Scale Spitfire ARF. The video showcases the aerial abilities of this huge, perfectly scaled beast. The Giant Scale Spitfire ARF sports a wingspan of over 86″, a street price of right at $750, and it should be hitting your local hobby shop any day now. Check [...]


Don’t Forget the Live Show!

A reminder that tonight at 9pm CST we will be live! We’ll talk about recent RC news, answer questions from viewers, the usual train wreck, but to ease the pain, we will be giving away a Durango Vehicle tonight! Must be present and watching the LIVE show for a chance to win! Watch for more details as we get [...]


Traxxas Models without battery

Save Money – Traxxas Lipo Ready Models Without Battery Packs

Notice how much Traxxas prices have went up lately? You can save some cash as Traxxas is now offering many of their Lipo ready models without battery packs. This saves you money and nobody likes paying extra for battery packs they don’t want or need. Traxxas still includes a Lipo battery charger with all the trucks, two chargers on models [...]


Axial polycarbonate hardtop for Jeep Wrangler

Axial Polycarbonate Hardtop and Complete Metal Gear Set

The guys over at Axial have announced two new products for all you scale fanatics. First up is a polycarbonate hardtop for the Axial 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon body. The hardtop is made out of thick .040″ polycarbonate and uses four screws to hold it in place. The hardtop is officially licensed by Jeep and comes with all the mounting [...]