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So this is pretty cool! Or local Hobby Town is one of a handful of shops around the country testing out a new online ordering system. The system allows you to order online, and have it shipped to you, or pick it up at the hobby shop. This program has just been launched, so I’m sure things are [...]
New from Schumacher Racing are two items for you Mi4 Drivers! The first is a body support with carbon fiber shock brackit with an adjustable post to give extra support to your body! When you have a on-road car doing 70+ mph, this will keep that body from flexing under the wind pressure! Also from Schumacher Racing is [...]
New from Vampire Racing is a 1/18th scale 1800 mah LiPo battery. They are hard cased, and ready to put your micro to work! Check out the Vampire Racing site for more info.
So I was at a local track this weekend trying to finish up the BigSquid test of the HPI Blitz ESE, and there were a number of other rc enthusiasts there. I approach them all and ask a simple question, “Who’s gonna win the nats this weekend?”. Simple enough question really, and if you are a core racer, or work [...]
We added another video to our Big Squid RC YouTube Channel . This was a fun little shoot. We were at our local hobby shop, when a friend of ours from 3DHobbyShopRocks came by with a couple of planes he was looking to ‘retire’. Of course Bill’s eyes got real wide real quick! We grabbed the 4×4 Traxxas Slash, [...]
Another sneak peak from Pro-Line shows their new Interco TSL Super Swamper tires! These tires are designed to be true scale with an official license from Interco Tire Corporation. They will be out soon for 2.2 and 1.9 scale trucks! Head over to the Pro-Line website for details.
Photo of the Week:Jumps by mikeTYKEallen (re)Build log: TMaxx 2.5 Engine/Truck rebuild – Good rundown of how to break down and fix up an old engine. Shopping Around: Lots of summer deals online. Free Shipping @ Tamiya, 15% off @ Pro-Line, 10% off @ Voodoo Modifieds. This Weekend: I’m at the ROAR Off-Road Fuel Nats handing out stickers. Video of the Week: I’m having [...]
Check out this new truck from HPI Racing and TSA Motorsports. The HPI Mini-Trophy Truck is an all new RTR 1/12 scale, 4wd, Desert Truck that was designed in conjuction with TSA Motorsports as they built the full scale version to be raced in the 7200 class of the SNORE desert racing series. There’s not much info available [...]
The fine folks at Tamiya America have decided they want to offer up some free shipping from their online store on orders over $50. The deal is only good through the 29th, so hurry up and get to buying. Check out the Tamiya Online Store for more info.
They are taking place at Colorado Fast Track @ Aztec Motocross Speedway just east of town on Highway 94 this weekend. I’m going to be there tomorrow and Sunday spectating what I’m sure will be some great racing action. I’ll also have a load of stickers on me to give away. Remember, stickers are like currency around this place. If [...]
Just got word that Pro-Line is having a SUMMER SALE! This weekend, get free shipping on orders over $75 AND 15% off any online orders all weekend! Update: coupon code no longer needed! Head over to the Pro-Line Sale website for details and some savings!
A little sneek peak from Pro-Line looks like we will be getting 1/10th scale closed cell buggy foams in our near future! Sounds like they are in testing now, and rumor has it we can expect to see these in peoples hands around August. Head over to the Pro-Line website for details.
A day late, but back better than ever (not… LOL)! I’ve been working on our Blitz ESE test this week and missed my deadline for Ask Cubby, but here ya’ll go….. ========== “Dear Brian & Squiddy, I wanted to let y’all know, “great job on your editorial reviews.” I love going to your page every day and reading BigSquidRC, keep up the excellent [...]
I saw two very interesting RC related things happen on Fathers Day. The first one while I was on my way to the store to pick up some food for the grill. I was driving around a corner when I saw this girl (around 14) dart out into the road to pick something up. I slowed down, not because I [...]
More power is always better, bigger motors are always better, strong motor mounts to keep those bigger and more powerful motors are always better. Kershaw Designs has a new motor mount for the Traxxas Revo and Summit that will let you securely bolt on those bigger and more powerful motors. The Kershaw Designs XXL motor mounts will let you mount [...]