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ARRMA Nero Big Rock Unboxing

Unboxing – ARRMA Nero Big Rock Monster Truck

The Nero Big Rock is the latest and greatest monster truck to be released by bashing powerhouse ARRMA RC. Based on the ultra high-tech Nero platform, the Big Rock adds touches of scale realism for a truck that looks as good as it performs. Today we are posting pictures of what it looks like to pull a brand new Big Rock [...]


Integy Battery Hold Downs Traxxas X-Maxx

Integy Battery Hold Down Plates For X-Maxx

So you’ve got a big, gnarly Traxxas X-Maxx and have been hopping it up. One item that you probably have not already replaced are its battery bars, the plastic pieces that snap in place to keep your batteries from falling out. The folks over at Integy have just announced some really trick new Battery Hold Down Plates for the X-Maxx. [...]


ECX Barrage Scale Crawler

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Baby Barrage

I’ve been running hot around here the for the last month or so and just realized that I had never discussed the 1/12 ECX Barrage 1.9 RTR Crawler. The Barrage, scheduled to be released early November according to our friends at A-Main Hobbies, is¬†interesting to me as it’s trying to appeal to the budget crawler crowd with a small platform, just [...]


Lipo Batteries

Bashers Basics — Upgrading Batteries

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics! In this post, we will look at batteries, and what you need to know before upgrading. I fondly remember the days where I rocked that 7 cell Nimh battery, trying to extract every last ounce of power out of my “rtr” battery. Hard core guys will say that is nothing, and tell you [...]


RC4WD Winch Bumper G2

2 New Winch Ready Bumpers From RC4WD

The crew at RC4WD go to great lengths to provide you with the most scale realistic upgrade parts that money can buy. Two of their latest trick goodies are a Front Winch Bumper For The G2 Cruiser and a Rear Winch Bumper For The Gelande II (D90/D110). Both bumpers are constructed from hand welded stainless steel and have been powder [...]


Dromida Monster Truck Video

Video – Dromida Monster Truck Jam Session

New from Dromida is a video featuring their 1/18th Monster Truck. The video shows off the truck in a scale setting- hitting jumps and crush’n cars. We reviewed the truck a few weeks ago and had an absolute blast driving it, but we think it looks like even more fun when run on a small scale monster truck style course! Check [...]


SSD Titanium Steering Links V2 for Wraith / RR10 / SMT10

SSD V2 Titanium Steering Links For Wraith/RR10/SMT10

Never resting on their laurels, SSD RC has announced a second version of their Titanium Steering Links for the Wraith/RR10/SMT10. The V2 links are made from heavy duty 6mm titanium and feature a double bend in the drag link for better clearance. The part number for the V2 set is #SSD00117 and full details can be found at This Link. Thank [...]


Ripmax Across 1/12th 4WD RTR rock crawler

Ripmax Across RTR Rock Crawler

News from the UK is that Ripmax recently announced the Across RTR Rock Crawler. The Across is a 1/12th scale machine with full time 4wd and a trendy hardcore off-road look. Some of its features include- * Fully pre-built and ready to drive * Comes with LiPo battery & charger * Brushed motor and 25g steering servo * 2.4GHz, 2 channel radio * Up to [...]


RC4WD Metal Rolling Rack Axial SCX10 Wrangler w Lights

RC4WD Roof Racks For Axial SCX10 Wrangler

Do you have an SCX10 Wrangler? Want to add a great touch of scale realism? If so, RC4WD has a pair of new Roof Racks for your consideration. Both are formed from hand welded stainless steel and have been powder coated black for a nice looking appearance. Metal Rolling Rack for Axial SCX10 Wrangler w/ Lights – #VVV-C0260, $142 Metal Roof Rack [...]


BigSquidRC Dirt Jumping Championships

Event Coverage – BigSquidRC Dirt Jumping Championships

Last Sunday the BigSquidRC Bash Crew along with the St. Louis RC Freaks Club put on the 2016 BigSquidRC Dirt Jumping Championships presented by Castle Creations and Pro-Line Racing. We have held multiple jump contests in the past, but this time we wanted to change things up and hold one strictly on dirt in the same type of conditions that [...]


Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- You Ask The Questions, I Make Up Silly Answers

Axial “For Heaven sake” Hey Cubby, Thanks for providing a platform for all the amplification needed by Rc Enthusiasts. Will you be kind enough to show some insight on : What’s the purpose or advantage of buying these new lines on axial monster jam trucks (SMT10-Grave digger/max D) since they are painfully slow hence you can’t get the performance of a monster truck [...]


Rogue Element Components Blackfoot Drop Bed Kit

Rogue Element Components Blackfoot Drop-Bed Kit

Have you been thinking about doing a custom build with your Tamiya Blackfoot? If so, Rogue Element Components has just announced a Drop-Bed Kit. The Drop-Bed Kit oozes with scale realism and would be an extremely trick addition to your truck. * Real wood inlays * Easy to assemble * Nickle pins replicate the factory bolts * Fits any stepside Blackfoot body * Machined from [...]


Traxxas Youtube

Traxxas YouTube Tech Support Channel

New from the good folks over at Traxxas is a dedicated YouTube Tech Support Channel. The Tech Support Channel was set-up to help hobbyists with a wide variety of technical questions like how to tune a nitro engine, how to install a new battery connector, etc. The new channel should become a valuable resource for new people to the hobby, [...]


Losi 8IGHT-T RTR Nitro Truggy

Losi 8IGHT-T RTR Nitro Truggy

Losi makes it easy to have a competitive truggy with the release of their 8IGHT-T RTR Nitro Truggy. Based on the the EIGHT-T platform that has captured numerous ROAR titles, the EIGHT-T Nitro RTR features a large .28 Dynamite engine to power the beast, while pre-set suspension takes uses the same geometry as Losi team drivers. * Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio [...]


RISE Vusion 250

RISE Vusion 250 FPV Race Quad

Innovative and convenient, the RISE Vusion 250 FPV Race Quad should be a great way to get into FPV racing. The Vusion is the first and only 250 sized RTF race quad that comes with an inject-molded chassis, making it durable while being affordable. Here are more of its highlights- * Four 2280kV brushless motors * Four high frequency ESCs with OneShot [...]