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Big Squid RC Smash and Bash FAQ – Get The Answers Here

Have some questions about the Big Squid RC / Hobby Town St. Charles Bash that’s happening? Well we have the answers to your Frequently Asked Questions! As with anything, things can change, but at the moment, these answers are as accurate as we could get! Still have questions? Feel free to drop us an email or stop by the [...]

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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 – 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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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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BigSquidRC Dirt Jumping Championships – Oct 16th

Mark your calender’s now for Sunday, October 16th. That is when BigSquidRC and the St Louis RC Freaks Club will put on the 2016 Dirt Jumping Championships presented by Castle Creations. This is an rc car long jump competition that takes place entirely on dirt. Competitors will have a 200 foot dirt run-up to a 6 foot tall dirt ramp, [...]

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Bashers Basics — Tires.

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics! If you have already read the first post, you will know what you are trying to pursue, for those who didn’t, I’ll make it clear, traction. Grip. What converts the rotation of your motor into lateral speed. If you have seen any of the cool slow-motion bashing videos littered around YouTube, you have [...]

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Big Squid RC Instagram Giveaway!

Readers Alert! A new Instagram giveaway is live now on the Big Squid RC Instagram! Have you checked us out over there yet? Are you a Instagram junkie? Want to win some cool stuff? This one is going to be simple, just a few steps and you are entered! Follow us on Instagram Repost the giveaway post Include #bigsquidrcgiveaway in [...]

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Big Squid RC On Instagram is Here!

Are you a Big Squid RC fan that also likes to hang out on Instagram? Give us a follow on the new Official Big Squid RC Instagram Page ! Get updates on the latest posts, sneak peaks into new projects, exclusive contests and more! Check us out on Instagram with THIS LINK.

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The New Ballistic Off-Road Razorback 2.2 Bead Lock Wheels fr…

For those looking for an uber modern look, check out the super scale BALISTIC OFF-ROAD RAZORBACK 2.2 beadlock rims from RC4WD! Love the black/silver combo! At $140 per pair at RC4WD, they are a great price for the amount of scale points they bring to the table! Get more scale news at This Link on BigSquidRC.

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BigSquidRC Long Jump Contest

Record Long Jump Video – Big Squid RC

We recently posted about our Long Jump Event where Paul flew an amazing 262 feet! It took a while to get all the footage from all the cameras together and cut, but it’s finally here! There is some great footage, and it’s amazing to watch how high and how far these vehicles were going. It was crazy to be there, [...]

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We’re Hiring Again!

Now Hiring: Video Editor, Writers, Sales, Social Media / Marketing Yep, things are getting crazy around here again, and it’s time to expand the crew. We have updated our job page HERE. First on the list of people we need is a video editor. We have a TON of footage we need to get edited down into amazing bit-sized [...]

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BigSquidRC Long Jump Contest

Records Smashed At Big Squid Long Jump Competition

Last weekend in Champaign IL, the BigSquidRC Bash Crew held a special Long Jump Competition. Our Bash Crew gathered up a bunch of cars, a bunch of people, and met up at World famous Speed Run Road to go big and have a fun day of bashing. The longest jump of the day was laid down by Paul Bludgen from Midlothian [...]

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March Bash-ness Nominations End Soon!

Just a couple hours left to get those nominations in for the Big Squid RC March Bash-ness bracket! And don’t forget you can win this RC Gear Shop 80A Waterproof ESC AND a 1/10th Brushless 5400kv motor combo just for helping us get things rolling! Go here to nominate now!

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