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HPI Garage Banner…There we go…Now that I have your undivided attention…

Yes you did read right! Our friends over at HPI Racing have opened a new sub-site called the HPI Garage. This site is built to help you keep track of the HPI cars you own as well as being a repository of information regarding parts, hop ups, and forum links related to your HPI vehicles.

By joining the Garage and signing up for a MyHPI¬†account, you also get entered into quarterly contests automatically. Which brings me back to the¬†Savage XL Octane. Anyone who signs up for an account by¬†March 31st will be entered into this quarter’s drawing, the very¬†first¬†XL Octane off the line!! Don’t worry if you have no HPI vehicles, you can still sign up for an account too!

Still don’t believe me? Check out all the details of¬†MyHPI¬†and the contest via THIS LINK.

For more HPI news on BigSquidRC, click here.

Spaz Stix Body Painting Contest
Our friends over at Spaz Stix paints wanted us to let you know that time is running out in their body painting contest. The contest ends on February 28th and all it takes to enter is to submit a picture of a body (or bodies) that you have done with Spaz Stix paint. The winner will get a cool $250 in cash, while the top 10 runner ups will get $50 in Spaz Stix products. To get more information simply click This Link that takes you over to the official Spaz Stix website.

Get more Spaz Stix news at This Link on BigSquidRC.

proline_valentines We have our winners in the Pro-Line Valentines Giveaway!! We had a great response, and thank you to everyone that entered! It shows us you like these giveaways, and we need to keep doing them.

Special thanks to Pro-Line for supporting the giveaway. Make sure to go visit their page for more great products!

The Big winner is Jeff (indyz@) from Indianapolis, Indiana. You win the body, tires, wheels, and all the swag! Watch for an email from us to get your sizes.

Our runner up was Matt W. (rcoverload@) from Massachusetts. You win a Big Squid RC shirt, and stickers! Watch for an email also…

Thanks again to everyone who entered, watch for another giveaway real soon!


Everyone likes to feel loved right? Well we thought why not give a couple readers a little somethin-somethin. Who doesn’t need a new body and wheels right? And we know you guys love Pro-Line as much as we do, so lets give away some PL goodness!

So what can you win? We hooked up with our friends at Pro-Line for the following Giveaway. One lucky winner will get:
1 Pro-Line hat of their choosing.
1 Pro-Line shirt of their choosing.
1 Pro-Line Decal Set
1 Jeep Cherokee body 3321-00
4 Denali wheels 2747-15
4 1.9″ Interco XL tires 1197-14
1 Big Squid RC Shirt
1 Set of Big Squid RC Stickers

A runner up will get a Big Squid RC shirt, and set of stickers.

The deadline for entries is Monday February 10th 2014 at 11:59pm CST. A winner will be announced sometime on February 11th. A random winner will be chosen from all entries received by our software.

This contest is open WORLD WIDE NOW! ANYONE can enter and win!

Ok, what are you waiting for? Go enter, and good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Remember you can get more entries every day!


Congratulations to Jeremy V. from Washington, USA. He is the official winner of our ARRMA Granite BLX ! If you missed it, you can check out the official giveaway right here. We had over 7000 entries for this one! Wowza!
We will be sending an email your way Jeremy to get all the info we need. Congrats again! Don’t forget to save that awesome box with the Big Squid RC logo on the front!

Didn’t win this time? Don’t worry, we have ANOTHER awesome contest right around the corner, stay tuned!

Check it out.. our latest Giveaway! A Brand New ARRMA Granite BLX!


ARRMA Granite BLX Unboxing_00002That’s right, we are giving away a new ARRMA RC Granite BLX Monster Truck! This is the latest and greatest brushless monster truck from ARRMA and it is pretty darn awesome! How awesome you ask? Have you seen the Review? Do we have to remind you about the Big Squid RC Basher Approved logo RIGHT ON THE BOX?! You know you want this one! If you have ever called yourself a basher, the Granite is a must own for your RC stable.

The deadline for entries is November 18th, 2013 at 11:59pm CST. A winner will be announced sometime on November 19th. A random winner will be chosen from all entries received by our software.

This contest is open to US and Canada residents only this time. Sorry guys, sending electronics around the world can make things a bit more difficult.. don’t worry.. we aren’t forgetting you guys.. we’re working on some future world wide stuff for you! Hey our last contest was world wide.

What are you waiting for.. get entered!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Good luck! Remember you can score new entries every day!


We have our winners in the Pro-Line Pro-2 Contest!

Congratulations to our GRAND PRIZE WINNER Joshua Kinard! You have won our Pro-Line PRO-2 TRUCK! (Along with a few surprises!)

Also, congratulations to our second place winner, Daniel Picón who gets to choose a full set of Pro-Line Wheels and Tires!
And congrats to our 3rd place winner Michael Maldonado who gets to choose a set of tires!

All the winners will be contacted soon via email to get their information. So keep an eye out for those.

Thank you all again for making this one amazing contest! We never would of guessed we could get over 10,000 entries! You guys are the best!

A HUGE THANK YOU again to Pro-Line Racing for making it all possible! If you didn’t win, click that link to hit their webpage and check out all their awesome products!

Thanks to hundreds of last hour entries in the Pro-Line Pro-2 Contest, we just made it! You put us over the top and we got 10,038 entries!!

Thank you all for participating! Winners will be chosen, verified, and announced Friday Morning!

Thanks again to Pro-Line Racing for making it all possible!


How would you like to win a piece of RC History?
We are giving away our Pro-Line Pro-2 Truck that was used in our review. The one for the exclusive announcement of the truck’s release! It is literally one of the first trucks off the assembly line!

This Pro-2 Truck was used in our unboxing pictures, and then later in the first complete Pro-Line Pro-2 Truck review.

We honestly hate to see this one go. It was an honor to be the first to announce the new PL truck, and it represents a lot to us, but we hope one of our readers will appreciate it that much more. It comes as the completed kit with the awesome custom body, but without electronics.

UPDATE: The folks at Pro-Line have been kind enough to supply us with prizes for a Second and Third Place! So, for second place, the winner will get to choose a FULL SET of Tires and Wheels!! Third Place, one pair of tires of their choosing! Awesome!

So here are the details and how it works.

The deadline for entries is October 24th, 2013 at 11:59pm CST. A winner will be announced sometime on October 25th. A random winner will be chosen from all entries received by our software.

Because we have had so many requests, and we don’t have to worry about shipping electronics, we are going to open this one up WORLD WIDE! So all you non USA readers who always send in the hate mail about contests.. you better get your entries in for this one!

Ready to get started? Lets go!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Extra special thanks to Pro-Line for letting us reveal the Pro-2 Truck to the world, and also for their support on this giveaway.


Remember our amazing DURATRAX 400 GIVEAWAY?! Well Matthew has sent in a few pictures of his prize box opened up, so we thought we would post them for people to check out.

Congrats again Matthew, and thanks to Duratrax for all their help on the sweet giveaway!

Looking to win something? Keep watching, we have an announcement coming very soon!

rpm pick your prize
We are big fans of RPM RC upgrade parts, you probably are too if you bash your truck hard. RPM has recently put up a Facebook page and to promote it they are having a contest. To enter you have to go to RPM’s Facebook page, then “Like” and post a comment. It is very simple to enter and the winner gets their choice of $50 worth of RPM parts. To get started simply click This Link to head over to the official RPM Facebook page.

Click Here for more RPM news on BigSquidRC.

Thunder Tiger Winner iHobby
Pictured above and below are some very stoked winners of product we gave out during our daily rc demos at the iHobby Expo. The fine folks over at Duratrax, Viper, ARRMA, Thunder Tiger, and Parma donated some of their latest goodies to hook up some of the fans in the crowd. Our Bash Crew would hit the track and go huge, then at the end our Cub Reporter would pick a winner out of the screaming crowd. Congrats to the winners and another big Thank You to the companies that supported our fans!

Couldn’t make it to iHobby to win some free gear? Don’t worry, more contests are on the way! To check out some of our previous contests check out This Link.


We have our winner in the OFFICIAL DURATRAX 400 GIVEAWAY! The winner was chosen at random (thanks from the 100 winners in tire giveaway.

Congratulations to Matthew Riley of Virginia! You have won the Grand Prize!

Here is what he wins! The ARRMA Granite BLX, the Duratrax Pit Tech Deluxe Truck Stand, Duratrax Pit Tech Deluxe Shock Stand, and Duratrax Pit Tech Deluxe Tool Stand. There is also a set of Duratrax Six Pack MT tires on chrome wheels, Duratrax T-shirt, and a huge Duratrax 3′x4′ banner!! We will also make sure to send out a bunch of Big Squid RC Stickers to go along with your new ride!

A huge thank you to Duratrax for making this giveaway truly epic! We had a blast, and hope everyone involved did as well! Thank you all for the support!

Didn’t win this time around? Stay tuned….