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SquidInk #7

Happy Halloween! As your treat this week, we give you a new SquidInk! Sadly, we hear about this scenario all the time. Support your local shops guys! Remember you can click the pic above for the full size art! Don’t forget to hit those share buttons to show your friends and shops your support! Enjoy! Want to see the previous comics? Click [...]

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Pro-Line Closed Cell 2.8 Insert Review

Product Spotlight – Pro-Line 2.8″ Closed Cell Foam Review

The name leading the pack for performance tires and inserts is Pro-Line. They recently released some new Closed Cell Foam Inserts for 2.8″ sized tires so we decided to give them a spin to see how they held up in a hardcore bashing environment. Here is what we found out – * The closed cell foams weigh more than old school [...]

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Tech Talk: Servos, the Analog and Digital of It

Hello, and welcome to the very first BigSquid Tech Talk! Often I get RC people coming to me asking why their servos burn out, don’t perform well, or has a strange hum when doing nothing while powered on. Honestly, it comes down to the simple question: What is the difference between analog and digital servos and what does that mean for [...]

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Everybooooo's Spookin' For the Weekend - Things That Crawl I…

Happy Halloween to you and yours! This week we are looking at things that go bump in the night! Running your scaler at night is extremely fun and if you’ve never tried it you really should. It’s becoming more and more popular for clubs to take to the trails after the sun has gone down. The difficulty factor is upped considerably [...]

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5th scale big air backflip video

Video – 5th Scale Big Air and Standing Backflip

Our guy Craig “The Uber Ramp Guy” Nelson brought it big time to iHobby this year. Below you’ll find a video showing a couple of things you don’t normally see, a 5th scale monster truck doing a standing backflip and also pulling a massive backflip over the spine ramp at our iHobby demo track. The truck Craig used was a [...]

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VRX Racing XR4 Review

Review – VRX Racing XR4 Brushless Rally Car

THE VRX Racing XR4 Rally Car ReviewWho is VRX Racing? They are an Asian company that makes affordable basher type vehicles, that’s who. They were recently picked up here in the states by IMEX RC so we received an XR4 Brushless RTR Rally Car for testing. Is a VRX worth considering? Could it stand up to the BSRC Bash Crew? [...]

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Pro-Line Halloween Sale

Pro-Line is Having a Spooky Halloween Sale!

Want to save some cash on some uber gear? The Pro-Line crew is having a Halloween Sale this weekend. During their sale you can get $5 off a $50 order, $20 off a $150 order, and $40 off orders over $250. To get more details on Pro-Line’s Halloween Sale simply hit up This Link to head over to their website. Ready [...]

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Asiatees scale accessories walking dead

Asiatees Hobbies Scale Accessories For The Walking Dead

The folks over at Asiatees Hobbies are big fans of scale accessories and the tv show The Walking Dead. They have put together some accessories that would help your rc scaler survive a zombie filled world. Hit up This Link over on the official Asiatees website to find out more. Happy Friday everyone, the weekend is soooo close to being [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 10.30.2014, Version- Ask More Questions, Get Less…

“RC for 4yr old Dear Cubby, Ok, so I’ve had about a dozen or so R/C cars over the years dating back to 1985 (Tyco Turbo Hopper/Tamiya Lunchbox/RC10GT/OFNA 1/8 Buggy, etc). My latests is and Emaxx from 2008 that gets occasional use (considering brushless/lipo upgrade). My son will be turning 4 in November and he as well as I am interested in [...]

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Serpent Spyder SCT SRX-2 RM RTR

Serpent Spyder SCT SRX-2 RM RTR

Looking for a high-zoot ready to run short course truck to race/run this winter? If you are, Serpent has just announced they are offering their Spyder SRX-2 RM in RTR form. The RTR has many of the same parts as their high-end race model, but comes pre-built with waterproof electronics for the basher crowd. A 9 turn brushless motor and [...]

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RC4WD King Off Road Shocks

RC4WD King Off-Road Dual Spring Shocks

Nothing sets off a build like a really trick set of shocks. The latest shocks from RC4WD are modeled after (and licensed by) King Off-Road. These use dual springs, are larger in diameter than older models, and are sure to make your truck stand out on your next trail run. These are available in 80mm length #Z-D0055, 90mm #Z-D0061, 100mm #Z-D0063, [...]

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Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet Blazer Ascender RTR

Now RTR – Vaterra 1986 Chevrolet K-5 Blazer Ascender

The kit version of the Vaterra K-5 Blazer has taken the scaling/trailing world by storm. It has incredible scale detailing and good manners on the trail. Now Horizon Hobby has announced that it will be available as a RTR. The RTR features a 2.4GHz Spektrum transmitter, a 35 turn brushed Dynamite motor, and waterproof electronics. The Blazer RTR has a street [...]

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Star Plug RC Connector

Star Plug RC Connector

The people over at Hobbico are looking to raise the bar on rc connectors with their new Star Plug. The Star Plug has a slew of nifty features and is compatible with Deans connectors. * Caps on the rear to eliminate heat shrink tubing * A stainless steel spring is used to keep connections tight * Gold plated male terminals and nickel plated [...]

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Big Squid RC Monthly Location Page Updated

We are putting the finishing touches on the second issue of the Big Squid RC Monthly! We recently updated the monthly webpage with locations of hobby shops that will be carrying (Or are already carrying) our print edition. Is your local shop on the list? If not, make sure to drop in, call them, whatever it takes to let them [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 110 Review

Product Spotlight – Duratrax Onyx 110 Battery Charger

Many bashers are on a budget, while others aren’t looking for the best money can buy, they just want products that are easy to use. The Onyx 110 battery charger from Duratrax is aimed right at these types of hobbyists. It comes with an ultra-low price point, $24, and could not be easier to use. We’ve been using one for [...]

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