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Instagram Giveaway!

Want some sick BigSquid RC merchandise? Another BigSquid RC giveaway is happening now! Want to get in on the action? All you have to do is: 1. Follow BigSquid RC on Instagram, 2. Post a picture on Instagram with #bigsquidrcgiveaway in the caption In those two easy steps you will be entered in to win a Big Squid RC T-Shirt and stickers! (black, unless [...]

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HB Racing MFT Tool

Looking for a versatile new tool to add to your arsenal? The MFT from HB Racing is just what you are looking for! Able to securely hold 1/10 and 1/8 scale shock shafts without damaging them, it is also able to securely hold 1/8 scale shock bodies and caps, and additionally is able to make 1/10 and 1/8 scale tire [...]

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Bashers Basics — Weight Distribution

I have had quite a few newcomers to the hobby ask me this simple statement, but complex question; “how can I make my crawler perform better”. While there are a multitude of different ways that one can increase the performance and ability of their crawler, one of the easiest and most impactful change that someone can make to their crawler [...]

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Bashers Basics – Heat Management

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics! Today we are going to take a deeper look into heat management, what the negative side effects are, and what you can do to combat the issue. Firstly, we must understand what causes heat buildup within the electronics of your RC. Most excessive heat buildup is from inefficiencies in your electronic circuit, these can [...]

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ST Racing Aluminum Parts for Traxxas 4Tec 2.0

Are you stoked about having your brand new Traxxas 4Tec, but can’t stand breaking parts? No longer worry with aluminum upgrade parts for Traxxas 4Tec from ST Racing. Get their aluminum bell crank set to see an increase in steering power and precision, not to mention the new bling to make your car shine even more! Check out the rest of [...]

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Losi Tenacity SCT RTR 1/10 4WD Short Course Truck

Looking for a truck that delivers both unmatched performance and durability? Look no further than the Losi Tencacity SCT RTR 1/10 4WD Short Course Truck! With the Team Losi racing pedigree, combined with extreme durability and a modern, aggressive body style, the Losi Tenacity SCT brings a deadly combination of innovation and legacy to rule the track and the park! Buy [...]

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Bashers Basics — Weight Distribution

I have had quite a few newcomers to the hobby ask me this simple statement, but complex question; “how can I make my crawler perform better”. While there are a multitude of different ways that one can increase the performance and ability of their crawler, one of the easiest and most impactful change that someone can make to their crawler [...]

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Bashers Basics – Race Weekend

I know BigSquid RC is all about Bashing, but when a chance to go to a two day race event came up, I couldn’t resist. I will be taking you all along for the ride, from packing and prepping, to the driver stand, and beyond. We start the night before, as I pack up my tools and pit gear. We start [...]

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Bashers Basics – Soldering

The world of RC is a great and vast hobby, but no matter where you travel throughout the hobby, at one point or another, you will come across something that requires you to solder. For someone that doesn’t have previous experience with industrial equipment, it may seem extremely daunting, from the specialized tools needed, to the safety risks. But never [...]

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Bashers Basics – The Bench – Charging Station

Charging RC batteries is probably one of the most dangerous part of the whole hobby (we aren’t renowned for being daredevils), but there is a way to do it right, and a way to do it wrong, not sure if you are safe? Never fear, Bashers Basics is here! There are 3 steps to take to diagnose your battery charging situation [...]

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Bashers Basics – The Bench – Vehicle Transportation

Man you are really enjoying this RC thing! However, it sure is a real pain to drag your whole setup of the truck (maybe two) controller, batteries, tool set, and a whole plethora of different spare parts and extra odds and ends! Whether you are going on a trek with your trail truck, or just going for a good old [...]

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Bashers Basics – The Bench – Parts Organization

So you are starting to get really into this RC thing huh? Well no doubt that by now you have had a few parts breakages, and everyone knows the hopeful call to the local hobby shop to see if the part you need so desperately is in stock. If it is, rejoice that you will be back and running in [...]

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SSD Racing 2 Speed Transmission for the SCX10.2!

Looking to get some more scale feel and performance out of your new SCX10.2? Look no further than the new 2 speed transmission conversion kit from SSD Racing! At $55, it is a cost effective way to tide you over until Axial Racing comes out with one of their own! All you need is your own shifting servo and you are ready [...]

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Bashers Basics – The Bench – Edition 1 – The Table

Welcome to Bashers Basics’ “The Bench” series. We will be going over ways to construct, arrange, and improve your rc workspace! In this, the first post, we will be talking about the table. As one of the most crucial and yet basic parts of your rc workspace, you want to make sure that you are in a quiet, low traffic area so [...]

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New SSD Assassin Beadlock Wheels

Looking for some new scale realism? Or wanting that wheel that finishes off your latest build just right? Check out SSD’s latest offering in the form of the Assassin Beadlock wheel. With killer looks and a great price point of $50, its a great way to up the performance and scale point average of any rig! Check out more SSD news at [...]

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