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Drift Itch – Ready to Run Roundup

So continuing down the road laid with my last Itch column “Plastic Fantastic” which can conveniently be read here if you have not seen it. This week we will round up the best RTR drift missiles in the entry level category. Now I know the appeal of buying a ready to run. For those entering the hobby for the first [...]

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Thunder Tiger Kaiser eMTA Unboxing

Since we first heard about it’s upcoming release, we were eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Thunder Tiger Kaiser Monster Truck. When we got the call asking if we’d like the FIRST ONE before anyone else, I could only hope they didn’t hear the extra excitement in my voice. This truck is truly a beast. We like the body style, [...]

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Pro-Line Destroyer Monster Truck Tires

Full Details on Pro-Line Destroyer Monster Truck Tires …

After a week of teasing, Pro-Line has released full details on their new Destroyer 2.6″ Monster Truck Tires. * Alternating (chevron) deep grooved tread for scale appearance * Massive forward bite * Designed for maximum performance * Made Pro-Line’s M3 race compound rubber * Lightweight soft white inserts for plush landings * Designed for the ideal tire diameter and width for lighter weight and agility The [...]

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Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy Review

Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T RTR Truggy Review

Gasoline powered rc vehicles were supposed to be the next big thing. The HPI Octane seemingly came and went, just as the Losi Monster XXL did. Losi recently released both a buggy and truggy with their Dynamite Gasoline Powered Engine, we’ve been putting the 8IGHT-T truggy through its paces to see how it stacks up. Have they fixed the engine [...]

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How To - Installing AVC Stability Control in a 2wd Trax…

Here at BigSquidRC we get asked lots of questions, but lately we have been hearing the questions, “Does stability control really work?” and “How do you even install it?” all the time. With so much interest being shown, we figured it was time to bust out a post on how to install an electronic stability control system. While there are now [...]

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Unboxing – Losi TEN-SCTE Troy Lee Designs RTR

We have actually had a few requests for us to review the latest Losi TEN-SCTE 4WD recently, so it seems like the unboxing should be good timing. This is the new Losi TEN-SCTE Troy Lee Designs RTR 4WD truck. Inside the box was the truck, a DX2E Transmitter with batteries, and a few miscellaneous tools. Personally, I was actually digging [...]

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Yeah Racing – GC301 drift gyro spotlight

What’s up drifters? Evol here with some more cool kit for your RC drift car. This week I got the new Yeah Racing GC301 drift gyro to help you get your slide on. It’s a funny thing about gyros, some consider them cheating, but on RWD they are considered almost necessity. On the 4WD side of things I used [...]

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ARRMA Senton Review

ARRMA Senton BLX Review

Among the bashing community short course trucks are a favorite, especially 4 wheel drives. They have a great combination of scale looks, toughness, and drivability that are great for bashyard bashing. We’ve had the opportunity to thrash the latest SCT from ARRMA, the 4wd Senton BLX, for several weeks now. Did it live up to the ARRMA name? How does [...]

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Pro-Line ARRMA Kraton Upgrades

Upgrading the Body/Wheels/Tires on the ARRMA Kraton

The ARRMA Kraton has really taken off with the bashing crowd. It has been flying off of hobby shop shelves and was recently voted by you, our BigSquidRC readers, as our March Bashness Champion. Because of its popularity, a few months ago we did a How To Upgrade the electronics in the Kraton and recently we decided to give our [...]

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ARRMA Senton Unboxing

Unboxing – ARRMA Senton BLX SCT

Since their introduction, short course trucks have become a mainstay among the bashing community. Their large size, scale looks, and big bumpers made them a hit at bash spots around the world. One of the biggest and baddest short course trucks to hit the market comes from ARRMA. The Senton BLX is based on an 8th scale chassis and comes [...]

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HPI Maverick Timberwolf Desertwolf

Maverick Timberwolf SCT & Desertwolf 1/8th Buggy from H…

Over in the U.K., HPI Racing has an affordable line of bashers called Maverick. The latest two vehicles to be released under the Maverick line is the Tiberwolf SCT and the Desertwolf 8th Scale Buggy. Both vehicles share the same base platform and come RTR with brushless power and 4wd. 4000kV brushless motors supply the power along with a 3S capable [...]

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Traxxas Craniac and Skully Pic and Details

Yesterday we broke the news about the Traxxas Craniac and Traxxas Skully monster trucks, and promised some more details. Here is a high-res shot of the new trucks. They are based on the 2WD Stampede truck with some pretty intricate new body looks. Not sure if these are for everyone, but there should be more than a few people into [...]

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Team Durango DEX8 Review

THE Team Durango DEX8 Buggy Review

Hot and new for 2015 is a whole new line-up of 8th scalers from Team Durango. Being the super lucky media types that we are, we managed to get our hands on one of the first DEX8 Buggy Kits to hit American shores and have been giving it the full BSRC Bash Crew treatment for several weeks now. The last [...]

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Win an ARRMA Kraton!

With the help of our friends at Hobbico who are celebrating the win of the 2015 March Bash-ness Championship (you can see the win: Right Here) we are giving away an ARRMA Kraton! You have till Friday April 17th at Midnight CST to get your entries in. a Rafflecopter giveawayGood luck! Don’t forget to help spread the word!

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Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy Unboxing

Unboxing – Losi 8IGHT-T Gasoline Truggy

The new Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy from Losi comes with some of the hottest features in the rc world. It has AVC active vehicle control and it comes stock with a Dynamite .31 cubic inch Gasoline Engine. Our full review goes up very soon, until then please enjoy some unboxing pictures. As we cracked the box open on the Gas 8IGHT-T we [...]

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