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President Cubby

ASK Cubby – So Many Questions, So Little Answers

“More Traxxas UDR Tires What’s up Cubby? During Covid got a new Traxxas UDR, what kinda tires you running? Donald M.” Cubby- Hey ya there Donny, not much new here except still in fairly serious lock-down mode. I live in a large metro area, so my area is still in hardcore mode. I hope that you, and the people that live in your [...]


JConcepts Chevy C10 Scale Crawler Video

Video – Beach Trip with the JConcepts 1970 Chevy C10

New from JConcepts is a video called Beach Trip for their 1970 Chevy C10 scale crawling body. The video features zero background music, leaving just truck, and background sounds, for audio. With a beautiful beach setting, the JConcepts 1970 Chevy C10 video is a great watch for anyone intersted in the scale crawling scene. After the video, you can click on [...]


Tamiya Plasma Edge II Gun Metal TT-02B

Tamiya Plasma Edge II Gun Metal (TT-02B)

Coming this June from Tamiya is a Gun Metal version of their Plasma Edge II 4wd buggy kit. This version comes with a gun metal pre-painted and pre-cut body to make your life easier. Check out these features- * Dedicated TT-02B 4wd buggy chassis * CVA oil shocks * Stylish polycarbonate single-seater buggy body and wing * Comes with motor and ESC * Front and [...]


Laying Rubber – Run Bandit Run

Last week I announced I was taking my first steps in to the world of no prep r/c drag racing with a bone stock Traxxas Bandit VXL and would be using this new “Laying Rubber” column to document the process. No more talk- now it’s time to start! As you can see from the pics here, the Bandit VXL is very [...]


RC4WD Autobiography Limited Edition 2015 Land Rover Defender D90 Gelande II RTR

RC4WD Autobiography Limited Edition 2015 Land Rover Defender…

Coming soon from RC4WD is the Autobiography Limited Edition 2015 Land Rover Defender D90 Gelande II RTR. This limited edition ready-to-run comes completely pre-painted and pre-assembled for your convenience. The Autobiography edition D90 is also loaded with scale realism, check out these features- * 4 link rear, 3 link panhard bar front suspension * Comes with battery and charger * Twister high torque [...]


Cross RC TC6 6x6

Shipping Soon – Cross RC TC6

First teased back in January, the folks over at Cross RC are getting close to shipping their TC6 scale off-roader. The military style TC6 has some pretty incredible scale realism, with serious off-road capabilities. Expect the TC6 to start hitting the USA in a couple of months with street pricing running from around $1,100, up to $1,400, depending on the [...]


Cross RC UT4 Rock Crawler

Cross RC Drops The 1/7 UT4!!!

New for the ever growing rock crawling scene is the giant 1/7th scaled Cross RC UT4. The UT4 brings a tough new Ultra 4 look to the Cross RC stable and is large enough to get over seriously large rocks. The UT4 sports 2.6″ sized wheels to go along with all its scale goodness. Right now we are still in [...]


2015 Land Rover Defender D90

RC4WD Heritage Edition 2015 Land Rover Defender D90 Gelande …

Here ya go scale enthusiasts, RC4WD has just announced the Heritage Edition 2015 Land Rover Defender D90 Gelande II RTR. This special edition Land Rover D90 has incredible scale realism, with proven RC4WD performance. * Custom designed true to scale looks * Yota II ultimate scale axles * Twister high torque servo * Realistic 1.9″ beadlock wheels * 45 turn brushed motor * R3 single speed [...]


Losing grip – corona edition

Corona edition it is, and no beer joke about it. A couple of weeks ago, I thought about it, but decided not to comment too much on the ongoing pandemic in this column. Since corona is all over the news, and all over everything, I wanted to keep this column clean – sterile, if you get my drift. Well, today it [...]


JConcepts RM2 Flywheel Wrench

JConcepts RM2 Flywheel Wrench

For all you nitro lovers out there, JConcepts has announced the RM2 Flywheel Wrench. Developed with world championship rc racer Ryan Maifield, the RM2 flywheel wrench is perfect for wrenching on a 4-shoe clutch set-up. * Fits popular 4-shoe clutches from AE and TLR * Durable design made from CNC machined aluminum * Black anodized finish * Lightweight design * Used by top rc racer [...]


Traxxas Chevy K-5 Blazer Video

Video – Crawler Paradise With The Traxxas Chevy K-5 Blazer

New from Traxxas is a Crawler Paradise video that features the Chevy K-5 Blazer Scale Rock Crawler. The incredibly scale looking Blazer comes on the high-performance TRX-4 platform this is very well known for its off-road capability when the going gets tough. The video does a great job of showing off how scale the Blazer looks in action, plus it [...]


Reef's RC Triple 7 777 Crawling Servo

Reef’s RC Triple 7 Crawling Servo

New over at Reef’s RC is the Triple 7 Servo. The 777 is the gnarliest servo ever from Reef’s and packs serious power inside its sturdy aluminum case. Check out these features- * Heavy duty CNC machined case * Full parameter controls via Reef’s optional software * Connectors for 2s, 3s, and 4s * Waterproof * Brushless motor * Input Voltage- 10 – 14 volts DC * [...]


Serpent SRX8-T Nitro Truggy Kit

Serpent SRX8-T 1/8 Nitro Truggy Kit

For all you nitro loving maniacs out there, Serpent has announced the SRX8-T. The SRX8 Truggy comes in kit form and features all the latest in design technology. Here are the highlights- * All new chassis and side pods * Exclusive fixed engine gear mesh * High volume, large internal gear diffs * 3.5mm shock shafts * Machined Delrin 6 hole shock pistons * All new, [...]


Gmade Komodo Double Cab TS RTR Scale Crawler

Gmade Komodo Double Cab TS RTR

Shipping now from Gmade is the RTR version of their Double Cab TS scale rock crawler. We reviewed the kit version of the Double Cab TS a couple of months ago and the truck proved to be one of our favorites. Now it is available completely pre-built and loaded with electronics to save you time. Here are the highlights- * Realistic [...]


Monster Truck Madness – Backyard Arena

Awhile back when I said I’d be featuring a reader’s vehicle each week at the end of my column, I didn’t expect to get whole freakin’ arena to show off, but that’s what I have here! I scoped out David H.’s killer backyard track when he was posting about it on one of the solid axle monster truck groups that I [...]