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The good guys over at MIP have recently announced more hop-up parts to their catalog. The first is an uber Super ball diff for the Kyosho Ultima SC/RB5-6, and RT5. The outdrives are precision machined out of hardened ally steel, the diff gear is precision molded, and it’s made in the USA. The super diff has a price of $40, [...]
There has been no official word yet from TRAXXAS, but rumors are flying about a new Traxxas Nitro Slash being announced soon! So we are going to keep this filled under the rumor mill category till we get the official word. It sounds like it’s based loosely off their new LCG style with a aluminum chassis, and the popular 3.3TRX [...]
For you guys that have all of your own electronics, Ofna has announced their new TS2 Pro 2wd short course truck. This Pro version of their TS2 2wd short course truck does not come with electronics allowing you to pop in your own uber gear before hitting the track. Some of the features and spec include- * Aluminum big bores shocks [...]
We’ve received news that the LCG Traxxas Slash 4×4 Platinum Edition #6804R is now shipping and you should be seeing them in your local hobby shops any day now. This is the newer version of the Platinum 4×4 Slash that comes with the LCG chassis and new GTR big bore aluminum shocks, a version that a lot of people have [...]
We have a lot of Formula 1 racing fans that read BigSquidRC. For you guys Speed Passion has just announced something you will be interested in, their new F-68 1/10th scale Formula 1 Body. What’s really neat about Speed Passion’s new F1 body is how much you can customize it. The body includes 4 interchangeable nose profiles and 2 interchangeable [...]
What say you? What is the best 2 wheel short course available right now? Keep up the good work George F. Cubby– Hey what’s up George, thanks for the email and shoot Brian your snail mail so we can hook ya up with a BigSquidRC sticker pack. The word “best” is a very powerful word. Not that I’m going to skirt around the [...]
Ofna was one of the first companies to put out a 4wd Short Course Truck and now they’ve announced a new and greatly updated model, the TS4 Pro. With all the changes made, the new TS4 Pro should be an animal around your local track. Some of the features and specs include- * New chassis layout featuring black aluminum chassis plate * [...]
That’s right, you have read that headline correctly, we are going to be broadcasting LIVE tonight (11-28-2012) at 10PM CST. A few of the Big Squid RC crew will be talking about the current hot news in RC, showing some of the stuff we are working on for upcoming reviews, and even announcing a new BASHER APPROVED vehicle! Did we mention [...]
The crew over at Ares (pronounced air-eez) have announced their new QX 75 Quadcopter. The nano-micro size Ares is said to be flyable by both first timers and experienced pilots. The small size make it easy to fly in smaller indoor spaces, while its fully proportional 4 channel control makes it flyable outdoors in light wind conditions. The QX 75 [...]
The crew over at Pro-Line have done a post on their blog about all their hop-ups that bolt right on to the new Traxxas Rally Car. In the post they explain exactly which of their hop-ups work, from Pro-Trac suspension parts, to adding a Pro-Line Ford Rally body, to using their uber Thumb Washer Kit that we can’t get enough [...]
Traxxas announced yesterday that its new QR-1 quadcopter is shipping and should start arriving at your local hobby shops later this week. That is great news to those of you who have been holding your breathe since Traxxas first released information on them, and they’ll be arriving just in time for the holiday season. Looking for more Traxxas news? We have [...]
If you want to see something you’ve never seen in the rc world before, tune in tonight at 10 pm CST to our front page. Tonight is a big night for us and we hope you join us. Starting tonight at 9 pm CST, take a look at our front page, there you will find a new post revealing what [...]
Just a heads up that the Atomik RC Brian Deegan Metal Mulisha Motorcycle is on sale now! If you have been thinking about picking one up, now is the time before the sale ends! Click HERE to visit the sale page! Hit this link for our Atomik RC news with more Brian Deegan goodness!
THE Durango DEST210 RTR 1/10 Stadium Truck ReviewWe have already reviewed the Durango DEX210 buggy and the DESC210 short course truck, so it was time to wrap up the group and review the DEST210 Stadium Truck. Since the DEST210 is still a bit low to do any backyard grass bashing, it was time to hit the parking lot, dirt paths, [...]
The guys across the pond at Schumacher put out a teaser today about their new CAT K1 4wd Buggy that is close to release. The new K1 is slated as new uber high end 10th scale racing rig, but we’ll have to wait a while longer to learn all the juicy details. Will it have shaft drive? Will it have [...]