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The random name grabber has picked 25 More Winners for our Duratrax 400 Tire Giveaway! Thank you all as always for entering! We know not everyone likes to do things on Facebook, so we’ll make round 3 a little different! More on that later.. Lets get down to the good stuff!

Not sure what giveaway we are talking about? Check the OFFICIAL DURATRAX 400 GIVEAWAY PAGE.

Here is the list of the first 25! You will all be contacted via Facebook or Email in the next day or so. Congratulations!

Cory Delaney
Jeremy Weggen 
Shane Mccollom 
Donald Cook 
Shaun Duffy 
Shane Dunn
Steve Woods
Kevin Patrick
Charles Nichols
Justin McKee
Rusty Heath
Andrew Trask
Simeon P. Manalili
Devin Clark <— Devin C. Please drop us an email! Don’t have your contact info…
Chris Keiser
Jeff Lawrence
David Len
Will Smith
Kyle Henderson Cruise
Tyler Stephens
David Swann
Rick Putnam
Lane Howard
Howard Chancey
Jason Hartley

Didn’t win in round 2? Don’t worry! There are still 200 tires and a GRAND PRIZE to give away! Watch this page for the next round of entries, and what you need to do to win! We will be announcing round 3 rules shortly!

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ROUND 2 of the Duratrax 400 Monster Tire Giveaway starts now!

We just updated the Official Giveaway Page with all the rules, so check there if you need details. Here’s the short version. There is a post on the Big Squid RC Facebook Page, and another on the Duratrax Facebook Page. To enter, all we ask is that you LIKE and comment on that post. You can earn two entries by commenting and liking both the Duratrax and Big Squid RC posts. Keep in mind, you can NOT win more than once!

If you didn’t score in the First Round, here is another chance!

Don’t forget we still have that MONSTER of a Grand Prize to announce soon! (cough.. hint)

As of this moment, the Duratrax post is not on their FB page yet, but it will be soon.. so check back.

Remember.. it’s simple, like and comment on the Facebook pages the official Round 2 post, and you are entered! While you are there, why not tell us what vehicles you want to put these tires on.

Open to US residents only! Sorry guys, you must be in on of the 50 states of the USA to participate this time.

Entry deadline: Midnight, CST September 15th 2013. Winners will be posted Monday, September 16th.

*We know there are a good amount of non-Facebook people out there, or those that just don’t dig it. Don’t worry, we will have you covered in the next round, so stay tuned!

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Our software has picked the first 25 Winners at random for our Duratrax 400 Tire Giveaway! Thank you all for entering and your support! It was the first time we had used that new software, and we think it worked out pretty well. We had a TON of entries, more than any other contest we have done so far! Seriously, almost 4000! That blew our minds!

Not sure what giveaway we are talking about? Check the OFFICIAL DURATRAX 400 GIVEAWAY PAGE.

Here is the list of the first 25! You will all be contacted via email in the next day or so. Congratulations!
Fuzzy Hartley
Robert Jones
Jerry Peters
Derrick Hill
chuck garbrecht
Michael John Mayo
Jeff “Jeffro” Dretzka
Harry Yip
Kenneth Cline
Craig De Boer
matt (DozerDooo@)
Luke Lenci
James Murphy
andy monroe
Patrick Jungewaelter
Branden Barnes
Eli Leclaire
Timothy Perris
Manny Ross-tinez
Jackdruley
Jon Bennett
David Willard Jr
Tak Lee
Nate (fastgerald1)
Sean Fredericks

If you did not win this time around, don’t worry! There are still 300 tires and a GRAND PRIZE to give away! Watch this page for the next round of entries, and what you need to do to win! We will be announcing round 2 rules shortly!

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Just a heads up, the first week of entries ends tonight! (Sunday 9/8/2013) We will pick the winners of the first 100 tires which will be posted on Monday.

Then Tuesday we will give you the instructions for the next way to sign up and win the next group of tires!

It’s still hard to believe Duratrax hooked us up with 400 tires!

Oh yea, and we mentioned at the end of the 4 weeks there would be a GRAND PRIZE! Well, we haven’t mentioned what that prize is quite yet. A hint? Sure.. lets just say it’s a monster of a prize to match the Monster Tire Giveaway! :)

So there is still some time! Ready to Enter? Click here to head over to the OFFICIAL DURATRAX 400 GIVEAWAY PAGE.

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Yep, you are reading that correctly! With the help of our friends at Duratrax, we are giving away 400 tires. That’s 100 complete sets of four!

This is easily the biggest giveaway we have ever done, and it does not end there, because over the next few weeks we will be giving hints towards a GRAND PRIZE! As if 400 tires isn’t grand enough!

We are giving away are the newest Duratrax tires that we have been talking about HERE (1/10 Monster Truck) and HERE (1/10 Stadium Truck).

Ready to enter? Click here to head over to the OFFICIAL DURATRAX 400 GIVEAWAY PAGE.

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Did you see our reveal of the Duratrax Stadium Truck Tires? Just like the Monster Truck Tires we are bringing you some pictures of the tires in action. We have been using these for a while now, on all sorts of vehicles, and thought we’d post up a few shots. We have been running the Bandito ST, Pistol ST, Picket ST and Six Pack ST on a bunch of stuff. From Traxxas Jato and Rustler to our Axial EXO!

If you need more information you can go here for pricing, sizes and details.

Enjoy the pics!

Need more Duratrax News? Click THIS LINK.

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We first broke the news about the new Duratrax Monster Truck Tires, and now it’s time to do the same with the new line of Duratrax Stadium Truck Tires!

Just like their Monster Truck line, the Duratrax Performance Stadium Truck Tires come pre-mounted and glued to 2.8″ rims, complete with foam inserts. The rims will be available in black or chrome with contrasting screws.

We have had the opportunity to be driving/testing these for a while now. We have bolted them onto all sorts of vehicles during our test time, and dishing out our normal amount of bashing abuse.

The soft C2 compound has provided excellent traction on all sorts of terrain, and Duratrax has enough tread patterns to help you find your ideal match.

They come ready to go for most 1/10 scale Traxxas, HPI and ARRMA 2WD and 4WD vehicles like the Rustler, Jato, Vorteks, and Firestorm, as well as many others.

They should be available to order, and in stock in your local hobby shops mid September. As far as we know, we have been the only ones privileged to be running these.

Here are the details for ordering when they come out. Notice the colors for rims, Chrome, Black, and the offsets as well as Front and Rear. Tread Patterns are Bandito, Picket, Pistol, and Six Pack.

Stock Number – Description – Price

DTXC3540 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2) . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3541 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3542 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2) . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3543 Bandito ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3544 Bandito ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2) . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3545 Bandito ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99

DTXC3546 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3547 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2) . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3548 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3549 Picket ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3550 Picket ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3551 Picket ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99

DTXC3552 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3553 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3554 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2. . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3555 Pistol ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3556 Pistol ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3557 Pistol ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2. . . . . . . 26.99

DTXC3558 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2) . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3559 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2) . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3560 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3561 Six Pack ST 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . . . . 26.99
DTXC3562 Six Pack ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . . . . 25.99
DTXC3563 Six Pack ST 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . . . . 26.99

It’s still early for info yet on the Duratrax Website, but it should be available in a week or two.

We will have a post of action shots soon, but why not a little teaser?

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So we recently let the cat out of the bag about the new Duratrax Monster Truck Tires coming soon, and we gave you all the details with pricing, sizes, part numbers, but now it’s time to start seeing what they look like on the vehicles!

Enjoy the pics! We have been putting them on all sorts of vehicles during our testing, from Traxxas Stampedes to Monster Jam vehicles.

More coming soon.

Make sure to hit the Duratrax Website in a week or so when they are up on their site to order!

Need more Duratrax News? Click THIS LINK.

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We have the full scoop on the latest tires from Duratrax! The new Duratrax Performance Monster Truck Tires come pre-mounted and glued to 2.8″ rims, complete with foam inserts. They rims are available in black or chrome, and come with contrasting screws.

We have actually been driving/testing these for a while now, and they are holding up well to our abuse. The tires come in a soft C2 compound and with so many different tread patterns, you should have no problem finding the ones you need to hug the surface you are on.

Duratrax has gone all out to cover most anyone’s needs. They come ready to go for most 1/10 scale Traxxas, HPI and ARRMA 2WD and 4WD vehicles like the Stampede, Granite and Savage XS Monster Trucks.

During our testing, we have been bolting them up to everything we can find. They look good, and take a beating. We’ll have tons of pictures and reviews coming soon. We also have a huge surprise regarding these tires, but we can’t say any more quite yet. Heck, we are the only ones that know these exist at this point. They will be available in a few weeks though. Here are the details for ordering when they come out. Notice the colors for rims, Chrome, Black, and the offsets as well as Front and Rear. Tread Patterns are Bandito, Lockup, Sidearm, and Six Pack.

Stock Number – Description – Price
DTXC3500 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . $25.99
DTXC3501 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3502 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3503 Bandito MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3504 Bandito MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3505 Bandito MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . 26.99

DTXC3506 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2) . . . 25.99
DTXC3607 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3608 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3609 Lockup MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3510 Lockup MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3511 Lockup MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . 26.99

DTXC3512 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3513 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3514 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3515 Sidearm MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2). . . 26.99
DTXC3516 Sidearm MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2). . . 25.99
DTXC3517 Sidearm MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2). . . 26.99

DTXC3518 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR BLK (2).. . 25.99
DTXC3519 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD FR CHR (2).. . 26.99
DTXC3520 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE BLK (2).. . 25.99
DTXC3521 Six Pack MT 2.8 2WD MTD RE CHR (2).. . 26.99
DTXC3522 Six Pack MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET BLK (2).. . 25.99
DTXC3523 Six Pack MT 2.8 MTD OFFSET CHR (2).. . 26.99

It’s a little early for info yet on the Duratrax Website, but it should be there later next week.

Oh yea, it’s Friday! Maybe our mystery link is to the new Duratrax Monster Truck Tires In ACTION?

Duratrax Carbon Fiber 835B 835EThe Duratrax 835E and 835B 8th scale buggies have been doing well with the basher crowd. They both have affordable price points and have proven to take a good beating. With their popularity, users are looking to make them even better with hop-up parts. Today Duratrax has announced some affordable parts to beef up and allow more tuning on their popular buggies. The upgrades include-

* DTXC8942 Shock Spring Front – Yellow/Med (2) (835B/E option) $2.69
* DTXC8943 Shock Spring Rear – Yellow/Med (2) (835B/E option) $2.69
* DTXC8940 Shock Spring Front – Cyan/Heavy (2) (835B option; 835E stock) $2.69
* DTXC8941 Shock Sprint Rear – Cyan/Heavy (2) (835B option; 835E stock) $2.69
* DTXC8946 Shock Spring Set – White/Soft (4) (835E option, 835B stock) $3.59
* DTXC6641 Graphite Center Brace (835B only) $8.99
* DTXC6640 Graphite Front Brace (835B/E option) $12.99

Some of the upgrade parts are available right now, while others should be in stock very soon. To see everything that Duratrax has to offer, simply click THIS LINK for their official website.

Happy Friday everyone, help yourself to a BSRC Mystery Link to get your weekend kicked off right.

Duratrax Aluminum Hop Up Parts 835B 835E Buggy
The Duratrax 835B and it’s electric brother the 835E have started taking off with the bash crowd. After all they are affordable and can take some abuse.

Duratrax has come up with 12 hop-ups made from heat treated 7075 T-6 aluminum which have been beefed up in key areas to make your 835B or 835E even tougher. They also focused on making them attractive, and affordable.

DTXC9334 7075 Aluminum F/R Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9335 7075 Aluminum R/R 2° Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9336 7075 Aluminum R/F Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9337 7075 Aluminum R/R 3° Lower Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC9328 7075 Aluminum F/R Upper Suspension Mount $15.49
DTXC6635 7075 Aluminum Front Chassis Brace $19.99
DTXC6636 7075 Aluminum Rear Chassis Brace $19.99
DTXC9298 7075 Aluminum Machined Front Shock Tower $33.99
DTXC9299 7075 Aluminum Machined Rear Shock Tower $33.99
DTXC8180 7075 Aluminum Machined Knuckle Arm (2) $41.99
DTXC7976 7075 Aluminum Machined Hub Carrier (2) $44.99
DTXC7977 7075 Aluminum Machined Rear Hub (2) $41.99

These hop-ups are in stock now, hit THIS LINK to check out all the option parts for the Duratrax 835E.

In less than 24 hours we’ll have bashers from all over the Midwest gathering in Orland Park Illinois to get big air, break parts, bench race, and have a day they’ll never forget. To see pictures from last years BigSquidRC Orland Park Bash click THIS LINK.

THE Duratrax 835E 1/8th RTR Buggy Review

Duratrax 835E Buggy Review

We received a Duratrax 835E for review a few weeks ago and everyplace we went people seemed interested in it. That seemed a bit odd to us, I mean most people have seen/driven an 8th scale buggy before. However, the 835E is different, it’s a RTR brushless buggy that comes in at a fairly low price point. For less than the price of what most brands charge for just their buggy, the 835E comes RTR ready for the track. A lot of people want to know if the price point is “too good to be true”, or if the latest Duratrax is legit. Here is our review, click the “Read More” and find out the real scoop…

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THE Duratrax Lineup C2 Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy Tire Review

Duratrax Lineup Buggy Tire Review

If you’ve run 8th scale buggy for very long, then you already know how tire costs can eat at your wallet. Duratrax has an extensive line of affordable shoes for your 8th scale buggy, today we’ll be taking a closer look at their Lineup buggy pre-mounts in C2 compound. Are they good for bashing or only for the track? More importantly, are they worth the cash? Click the “Read More” to find out.

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