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EVERYBODY’S SCALIN’ – FARM TRUCK

What’s going on everyone, Jeremy here and the moment I have been waiting for is finally here. The full unveiling of the Farm Truck! Over the last month or so you may have seen or heard me talk about the Farm Truck and have even gotten a few sneak peaks. I have been trying my best to keep it a [...]

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RC4WD Tango Down 1.9 Wheels

RC4WD Tango Down 1.9″ Wheels

New from RC4WD are 1.9″ Tango Down internal beadlock wheels. The Tango Downs are big on scale realism and offer a look that works well on a plethora of different build styles. * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Black anodized finish * Standard 12mm wheel hex * Outer Diameter- 2.05″ * Weight- 1.85oz * Positive Offset- 0.04″ The Tango Down 1.9″ Scale Wheels are available right [...]

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Carisma 4Y-24 4WD Buggy Kit

Carisma 4Y-24 4WD Buggy Kit

“Don’t be fooled by it’s size. The 4Y24 offers all the thrills and performance of its bigger 4WD RC siblings, but at a price (and form factor) that’s very pocket friendly…”. That is a quote from Ivan Carisma, the man behind Carisma talking about their newly announced 4Y-24 4WD Buggy Kit. The 1/24th scaled 4Y-24 is a comprehensive kit based [...]

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Team Associated CR12 Toyota FJ45 Pick-Up

Team Associated CR12 Toyota FJ45 Pick-Up

For all you scale crawling fans, Team Associated has announced the new CR12 Toyota FJ45 Pick-Up. The latest CR12 has a nicely scaled 1977 Toyota FJ45 Pick-up body to go on top of its realistic chassis. Here are the highlights- * 1.55″ wheels with soft tires * Chassis mounted servo * Water resistant electronics * Brushed 380 sized motor * Satin silver bumpers and mirrors * [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – You Write In, I Run For Cover

“GMADE GS02 BOM REVIEW? Good morning, Me and my friends are fans of your website. Have you planned to test the GMADE GS02 BOM? Best regards from Switzerland Julien D.” Cubby- Well hello there Julien, thanks for writing in. As I look over some of our web numbers, we really have been making some progress in Europe, thanks for finding our site. Oh yes, about that [...]

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2019 XRay XB8 Nitro Buggy Kit

2019 XRay XB8 1/8 Nitro Buggy Kit

Newly revised by XRay is their 2019 XB8 nitro buggy kit. The XB8 has long been a top contender in the 1/8 buggy class, for 2019 it receives a bunch of updates for even more speed and durability. * 2-in-1 concept includes pivot ball & c-hub front suspension * All new c-hub front suspension * Soft and hard radio tray to adjust flex * [...]

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Kyosho Buggy Tease Video

Kyosho Posts Second Buggy Tease Video

The crew over at Kyosho have something big cooking in the buggy world and now they’ve released a second Tease Video. While the second video does show more than the first, there are still a lot of questions on the table. The video gives the impression of a New 1/8th Nitro Buggy, we can’t wait to see what Kyosho has [...]

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JConcepts Ellipse 8th Buggy Gold Tires

JConcepts Ellipse Gold Compound 1/8 Buggy Tires

Announced earlier today by JConcepts are their new Ellipse 1/8 Buggy Tires in gold rubber compound. JConcepts’ gold compound is well known for providing serious grip on indoor dirt tracks, now you can get that compound in the Ellipse tread. * Designed in conjunction with Ryan Maifield, Spencer Rivkin & Ryan Cavalieri * Standard Dirt-Tech closed cell inserts * 83mm bead * Massive forward [...]

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Losi Tenacity Method Fox Licensed Short Course Trucks

Fox & Method Licensed Losi Tenacity RTR Short Course Trucks

Announced by Losi are a pair of Licensed Short Course Trucks. One truck is licensed by Fox Racing Shocks, with the second licensed by Method Wheels. Both trucks have a great scale look, while also being highly capable off-road. Here are just some of the highlights- * Based on the legendary TEN short course truck platform * Full time 4wd with adjustable [...]

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Yokomo YD-2 SX II Red Drift Car

Yokomo YD-2 SXII Red Edition Drift Car

Just announced by Yokomo is a Red Edition of their YD-2 SXII drift car. The SXII is a high-end RWD drift machine that features the latest in side-ways technology. The Red Edition is a special limited edition release of just 500 cars. Each is loaded with red anodized aluminium parts to set you apart from the crowd. Pricing for the [...]

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Force RC Northwood 2.2 Scale Rock Crawler

Force RC Northwood 2.2″ RTR Scale Crawler

Recently announced by Force RC is the Northwood 2.2″ RTR Scale Rock Crawler. The Northwood has a great scale look and was designed for serious off-road performance. Here are the highlights- * Comes with everything needed to run inside the box * Full time 4×4 with locked diffs * Waterproof electronics * Multi-link suspension * Oil filled shocks * Scale looking body, chassis, wheels, and tires * [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Ditchin’ the Foams

Greetings everyone and welcome to another edition of Monster Truck Madness! The great looking retro truck that’s being shown off here was built by my friend Lonny Childress. When talking about the build with him, the subject of foams came up. Specifically, the lack of them. The conversation reminded me that it was something I wanted to touch on here! If you [...]

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Kyosho Buggy Tease Video

Kyosho Posts Highly Veiled Tease Video

Recently uploaded by Kyosho is a Highly Veiled Tease Video. The video shown below does not give us much to go on, but it looks like they may be teasing a new buggy. However, from the video it is hard to tell if it is an old school re-release, or perhaps even an all new model! We do know is [...]

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SkyRC Toro TS150 Brushless ESC

SkyRC Toro TS150 Pro Brushless ESC

Coming soon from SkyRC is the Toro TS150 Brushless ESC. The TS150 was designed for high current 1/8th scale applications like monster truck, truggy, and buggy racing. Here are just some of its highlights- * 2-6S LiPo input power * 6 volt, 3 amp BEC, max current 8 amps * Shock resistant cooling fan * Built in Turbo Timing * Available Wi-Fi module * Precise throttle [...]

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THE Cub Report- Lessons Learned Vs Lessons Earned

Well hello there party people, thanks for dropping by BigSquidRC for THE Cub Report. Last week brought a number of cool announcements for our hobby, shall we jump right in? Perhaps my favorite part of Christmas in the rc community is Pro-Line’s Big Give. Pro-Line has been putting on their Big Give for many years now, helping both charities and hobbyists. [...]

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