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Tesla Model 3 to Use ARRMA BLX Motors!

The latest hot rumor around the rc world is that ARRMA RC is going 1:1 scale with a larger version of their BLX Motors intended to be a power upgrade for Full Scale Tesla Cars. I put my $1000 down yesterday on the new Model 3 and the BigSquidRC Bash Crew can’t wait to see how much faster it will [...]



Futaba Smart Phone Transmitter APP

You always remember your phone, but a few times I have forgotten to bring my transmitter to a a bash. Well, Futaba is about to fix that and revolutionize the high end transmitter game. Futaba are about to announce a new Smart Phone App that will work with their new receivers by allowing you to actually steer your vehicle with [...]



Horizon Hobby Dash Button

So you know those new Amazon Dash buttons? It looks like the folks at Horizon Hobby are jumping on board with a similar setup. The really interesting part is they will offer a new Smart-Parts Sensor for all new Horizon vehicles. When you are out bashing and you break an A-Arm, or destroy a gear, the car will know what [...]


Hobbico RC Runners

Video – Hobbico RC Runner Shoes

Hey, everybody loves those Heelys shoes, you know the ones with the wheel in the back that helps you go real fast. Now Hobbico has upped the ante with their new RC Runner Shoes. These allow you to bolt on a pair of 6S brushless powered ARRMA Sentons to your feet, making your trip to just about anywhere really, REALLY, [...]


Pro-Line Mo Flo Clear Body

Pro-Line Mo’ Flo Clear SCT Body

Tired of that nasty parachute effect when driving your short course truck on windy days? If so, the good folks over at Pro-Line have totally solved your problem. The new Mo’ Flo Clear SCT Body from Pro-line will make sure your truck stay absolutely flat when hucking triples even on the windiest of days. Some of its features include- * Inspired [...]



Traxxas Savage 4.6

The BigSquidRC Bash Crew got quite the surprise in the mail today! We were not expecting any new vehicles, so imagine our surprise when we opened the box to see the all new Traxxas Savage 4.6! Everyone wants to know what the collaboration between Traxxas and HPI will be like, looks like we’ll be finding out this weekend. Expect full [...]



Team Losi Parts 3D Printer

Don’t you just hate it when a part you need is out of stock? Don’t have time to wait for a parts delivery? Maybe you are at the track and they don’t have the part you need? Well, cut the wait time way down and just print your own parts! The Losi Parts 3D Printer will solve all of your [...]



Cubby Calls it Quits, Heads to ROAR

I was hoping he would give some sort of final ‘Goodbye from The Cub Report’ but apparently that’s not how he rolls. We are sad to see him go, and believe me, the counter offers were BIG. We wanted to do something special, but he really wanted to just fade away. Cubby’s last day was this morning at Big Squid. [...]


Jeep Buys Axial

Jeep Announces Buyout of Axial

In unprecedented industry news, full scale manufacturer Jeep has announced it bought rc manufacturer Axial. Never before has a full scale company ventured into the small scale world, but that might explain why Axial has only been putting out only fully licensed Jeeps for new models. On the other side of things, we’ve learned that there might very well be [...]


Vaterra Craigslist

Man Buys Vaterra Nissan GTR Off Craigslist for $75,000

It has been reported today that a Naperville Illinois man bought a Vaterra Nissan GTR off of Craigslist for $75,000. While a Vaterra sells for under $300 at a local hobby shop, because of the cars incredible scale realism a seller was able to pass one off as the full size version in a Craigslist ad for 75 grand. It [...]


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Pro-Line Introduces the New M7 Compound

Racers rejoice! Pro-Line has done it again. They have just introduced their new M7 Compound. It’s Really Super Soft and apparently so sticky, there is a warning label that says ‘WARNING: Touching two M7 tires together may result in them being permanently stuck together!’ They warn that you should wear gloves as all times when handling them, and to avoid [...]


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Traxxas Sponsors Women’s Luge

Running out of fast sports to sponsor, Traxxas has set their eye on the Winter Games and Women’s Luge. Not only are they going to be a Winter Olympics sponsor, but they have sponsored several women’s racers as well! Traxxas not wanting to miss out on any opportunities will be selling Traxxas Branded Cow Bells for people to ring [...]


april 1st xoxo

Atomik RC – XOXO Hugs and Kisses Edition

The folks over at Venom Atomik RC didn’t want to be left out of the ‘lets name our vehicles with X and O in them’ trend, so they have rebranded their Gambler as the XOXO Hugs and Kisses Edition! I know my daughter is already a huge fan, and honestly anything with a X and a O seems to [...]


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Onyx 2245 10 Battery Charger

Now this I can use! The new Onyx 2245 has the ability to charge and balance 10 batteries at once! The built in power supply will need to be plugged into 3 different 25amp outlets for a total of 75amps of charging power! It can handle 1s to 10s lipo’s, or 75NiMh cells at once. If you only want to [...]


april 1st hybrid

HPI Ford Focus Hybrid!

We have all been waiting anxiously for the HPI Racing eXtreme Gas motors and vehicles to arrive. Well, HPI has decided to go one step further with the new Ford Focus Hybrid! It will combine the power of a brushless system as well as the eXtreme Gas system. HPI says we can expect about 7 minutes of run time [...]