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Basher Approved Team Durango DEX408 v2

Team Durango DEX408 v2 Gets Basher Approved Status!

We recently stopped by the Hobbico offices where we handed off the latest Basher Approved Award for the Team Durango DEX408v2 Buggy. Scott Cramer did the honors of accepting the award for the Durango folks while we were in town. The DEX408v2 has been hard to pry from Cubby’s hands. When he called it one of the best jumping vehicles [...]

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futaba 4pl

Futaba 4PL Earns Basher Approved Status

It’s time to hand out another Basher Approved Award. This time up we have the Futaba 4PL! We have had a 4PL around the office for a while now, and it’s been great. It’s taken a beating in and out of pit boxes, been dropped on the floor a half a dozen times, sometimes on purpose, and it just [...]

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arrma granite

Big Squid RC 2012 Bash Vehicle of the Year!

Around the end of November a buzz starts to happen around the office. People start chatting, discussing, then arguing about what vehicles should be considered for our “BASH VEHICLE of the YEAR” award. This years decision was EXTREMELY close. Last years winner, the Thunder Tiger MT4 was a little easier to settle on, but this year there were two standouts. [...]

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Basher Approved Logo

Basher Approved Updates!

Yes, it has been a while, but we don’t just hand these things out to anyone who wants to toss us cash like the other industry awards. The Basher Approved award is probably one of the most sought after awards in the RC world because companies actually have to EARN it! It’s our stamp of approval, and we [...]

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Thunder Tiger MT4-G3

Bash Vehicle of the Year!

We have been arguing discussing what vehicle we thought deserves the honor of Big Squid RC’s Bash Vehicle of the Year for a while now. A lot of great vehicles have driven over our desks this year, and while I think it was close between several, one really stood out. Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 Monster Truck This year’s winner of Bash Vehicle [...]

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Sunshine Systems RC LED Kit

Sunshine Systems LED Light Kit Gets Basher Approved!

We take our BASHER APPROVED award very seriously around here, and it’s rare when we hand one out. That being said, we would like to congratulate the Sunshine Systems folks on their LED Ground Effects Kit getting the latest award. You can read our full review of light kit here. We have seen a good handful of light systems [...]

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Basher Approved Awards Updated!

So we just updated the Basher Approved section with two new entries. I’ll let you read all about it in that section, but on the left is Scott Cramer accepting the award for the Duratrax Evader DT truck, and on the right in his best pose yet is Peter Vieira from Traxxas accepting the award [...]

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Even More Basher Approved Products!

While we were out at the Short Course Showdown we had a chance to hand out two more Basher Approved ™ awards. It’s always more fun to do these in person, then to just mail them out. On the left is Erik Shauver from HPI Racing accepting the award for the [...]

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Basher Approved Updates!

As we were getting the web page updated, it occurred to me that while we have handed out a few Basher Approved ™ awards, we didn’t update the official page! So we have updated the page giving the Traxxas Slash 2wd as well as the Team EDS Racing Tools the recognition they deserve. Check out the Basher Approved [...]

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iHobby 2009 – Traxxas

So, stopped by the Traxxas booth early day 1 to present them with an official Basher Approved Award for the Traxxas Slash. Without a doubt the Traxxas Slash is deserving of one of the highest RC awards right now. It’s cheap, it’s fun, and it takes a beating like nothing else! Peter Vieira did the accepting [...]

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RPM RC Products Awarded Basher Approved Lifetime Achiev…

It is with great pleasure that we can award RPM RC Products the first ever Basher Approved Lifetime Achievement Award! We feel that Richard (seen here accepting the award) and his group at RPM are the absolute ideal company creating amazingly durable products for the RC industry and bashers all over the world. Their products are designed and created [...]

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DuraTrax RT-X 27 Review - RC Monster Truck Basher Appro…

We finally have our review up of the DuraTrax RT-X 27, and guess what.. it has officially gotten a Basher Approved rating! Head over to the RC Reviews section and check it out! If you are in the mood for a new RC Nitro truck this might be what you need! Read it here: DuraTrax RT-X 27 Review.

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Wear it with Pride!!

Big Squid Shirts are now available!!! The first ones available to the public are the ‘Basher Approved’ shirts! They look awesome! I tried to keep the prices as low as possible. Since they aren’t being mass produced.. they are not as cheap as I would of liked… but at the moment it’s the best we [...]

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