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HPI Baja 5R Ford Mustang

HPI 1/5th Baja 5R 1970 Ford Mustang

Yes that’s right, HPI Racing has just announced their first on-road 1/5th scale. Being shown at the 2015 Nuremburg Toy Fair is HPI’s Baja 5R Ford Mustang. The Baja 5R uses a completely revised chassis but shares the transmission from the 5B. A 23cc gasoline engine provides the power and the car will initially be sold in RTR form. The [...]

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ECX 4WD Brushless Ruckus AVC

4WD ECX Ruckus and Circuit Get Brushless Power �…

ECX has given the 4WD Ruckus and 4WD Circuit two very important upgrades- Brushless Power and AVC stability control. Both trucks receive 4 pole Dynamite 3300kV brushless motors and Dynamite 8.4V 3300mAh NiMH batteries for power. Waterproof electronics come standard and both trucks are equipped with Spektrum DX2E radio systems. The Brushless 4wd Circuit has a part number of #ECX03017, the [...]

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Thunder Tiger K-ROCK MT4 G5 Monster Truck

The G3 line of bashers have become quite legendary, that’s why our ears perked up when Thunder Tiger announced their new K-Rock MT4 G5. The G5 is a big nasty 1/8 scale monster truck that comes stock with an On-Board Sound System. Of course brushless power is under the hood provided by a 2000kV motor and BLC-150C ESC. A Cougar [...]

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Losi Gasoline EIGHT Buggy

Losi Gasoline Powers the 8IGHT Buggy and 8IGHT-T T…

New from Losi are Gasoline Powered versions of their 1/8th scale 8IGHT-T truggy and 8IGHT buggy. Both models come with a powerful Dynamite 5.1cc gasoline and AVC stability control. To make starting even easier, a Losi starter box comes with both units. A Spektrum 2.4GHz radio is supplied, while waterproof electronics are great for the bashing crowd. The part number for [...]

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How to Dye Plastic Parts with Rit

Rit Dye is a super cheap option to customize your vehicle without the need for paint or custom parts that cost big $$. You can usually find Rit in the laundry aisle of your local supermarket. The powder (like I’m using here) is around 90 cents. The liquid stuff costs around $2-$3 a pop. Any light colored plastic part will usually [...]

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Losi XXX-SCT Brushless Review

Losi XXX-SCT Brushless RTR with AVC Review

Short course trucks are still hot for good reason, they have great scale looks and typically make solid bashers. Today we’ll be taking a close look at the latest short course truck from Losi, the XXX-SCT Brushless RTR with AVC. Is it fast? How much bashing can it take before breaking? Does it handle well? It is worth your hard [...]

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ARRMA Senton 6S 4WD Short Course RTR

We just got the first details on the new ARRMA RC Senton Short Course Truck. The Senton is 4WD, with a brushless system that can handle up to a 6S LiPo. Some specs: Length: 22″ (560mm) Width: 11.6″ (295mm) Height: 7.67″ (195mm) Wheelbase: 12.5-12.67″ (318-322mm) Weight: 127oz (3.6kg) Chassis: Aluminum, with side impact bumpers Drive: Four wheel with CVD driveshafts Radio: 2.4GHz Steering Servo: ADS-15M metal geared with 208 [...]

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Big Squid RC 2014 Bash Vehicle of the YEAR!

A HUGE Congratulations to PRO-LINE Racing crew as we have picked the PRO-LINE PRO-MT as the 2014 BASH VEHICLE OF THE YEAR! We did more vehicle reviews in 2014 than ever before, and there were a handful of standouts that we narrowed down as possible winners. This decision was a tough one because this is the first vehicle to win [...]

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Review – Axial Wraith Spawn RTR Rock Racer

When the original Wraith was released a few years ago there was nothing else like it on the market. It combined size, speed and scale appeal into a package that instantly made it a hit. Fast forward to late 2014 and the platform has been updated with the release of the Axial Wraith Spawn. The scale 4×4 genre is now [...]

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Axial Yeti XL

Unveil – Axial Yeti XL

Hey look what the BigSquidRC Crew just unveiled at iHobby 2014, the brand new Yeti XL from Axial! The Yeti XL is a huge 4wd 1/8th scale off-roader that features scale looks and ridiculous power. Get your Pre-order in now! Click Here to get one of the first! Enjoy the unveiling pictures and look for our full review to [...]

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iHobby Unveil – Pro-Line Pro-MT 2wd Monster Truck

The BigSquidRC Bash Crew just got done with our first big unveil of iHobby 2014, the Pro-Line Pro-MT 2wd monster truck. We had a nice crowd gathered around our booth who could not wait to see it before anyone else on the planet. What is the scoop on the Pro-MT? Based off the impressive Pro-Line PRO-2 chassis, this 1/10th scale 2wd [...]

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ARRMA Mega Granite Review

ARRMA Granite Mega Monster Truck Review

Being a two time champion of our coveted Bash Vehicle of the Year, the ARRMA Granite packs some serious street cred with the bashing crowd. For 2014 ARRMA announced a new more affordable line-up, the Mega Series, that was designed to give good performance at a reasonable price. To make the price drop happen on the Mega Series, certain goodies [...]

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ECX High Speed 4WD Circuit

How To – Going Fast with the ECX 4WD Circuit

While we’ve had a fantastic time bashing the ECX 4WD Circuit at the local park, it does come with brushed power that isn’t very fast. Like most people, we are always longing for more speed, therefore we decided to do a few modifications to see what it would take to break the speed limit. Hit the READ MORE to see [...]

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Axial Yeti Review – A Rock Racing Beast R…

There has been a good amount of new vehicle releases lately, but I don’t believe there has been a vehicle released in the last 2 years that has received as much hype as the Axial Yeti! Heck, we posted 3/4 of a picture of the thing, with a link to where you could pre-order, and not only did we receive [...]

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Unboxing – LOSI LST XXL 2 – 1/8th Scal…

We finally got around to digging our Losi LST XXL 2 Gas truck out of the box, and it is a beast! Coming hot on the heals of another recently released gas truck, we are really looking forward to bashing the heck out of this thing, and seeing what that .31 gas engine can do! As you can see it [...]

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