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Impulse RC Alien 5″ FPV Quad – Build & In-Depth Review

If you do a quick Google search for “FPV racing drone”, you will almost certainly be instantly overwhelmed with potential choices. As FPV racing and drones in general explode in popularity, there are new products hitting the market every second. When I set out to build my first high-end FPV racing/freestyle quadcopter, and I mean REALLY build it from the [...]

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Review – Pro-Line Brawler Monster Truck Wheels

Not since Tamiya was duking it out with Kyosho during the late 80’s/early 90’s have solid axle monster trucks ever been as popular as they are now. Slowly but surely the aftermarket has started to come around and unlike years past, it’s now relatively easy for the average hobbyist to get one together. However, for the longest time a good wheel has [...]

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Kyosho Optima 4WD Buggy Kit

Kyosho Optima 4WD Buggy Kit Re-Release

It seems like everyone got ramped up after seeing the teaser shots, now here it is in all of its glory, the re-release of the Kyosho Optima 4wd Buggy. For those of you that were in the hobby back in the mid 80s, the Optima was easily one of the coolest buggies that money could buy. For those of you [...]

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HPI Venture FJ Body Off Picture

More Pictures Of Hot New HPI FJ Venture

Hey look, we finally get to post an under body picture of the new HPI FJ Venture! The Venture FJ has some nice attention to detail under its hood with a metal frame and hidden servo design. We will be posting full details soon, until then study these pictures closely as HPI looks to have a serious contender in the [...]

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Maverick iON RX Review

Maverick iON RX Rally Car Review

In case you have not heard, there is a new line of cars called Maverick RC that are about to invade U.S. shores. Maverick RC was launched in Europe by HPI Racing about 7 years ago where they built a reputation for having some pretty solid bash vehicles. Recently we had the opportunity to lay our dirt stained hands on [...]

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Big Squid RC 2015 Bash Vehicle of the Year!

First we would like to congratulate Losi and Horizon Hobby on their win with the Mini WRC 1/5th Scale for Vehicle of the Year 2015! We believe 2015 was a turning point for large scale vehicles, and as the popularity grew there were only a handful of vehicles in this class worth driving. The Losi Mini WRC proved to be [...]

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Traxxas X-Maxx Review

Traxxas X-Maxx Monster Truck Review

Unless you’ve been living on Mars, you’ve certainly heard about the latest and greatest from Traxxas, the giant X-Maxx. The X-Maxx is bigger than any monster truck that Traxxas has ever put out before, plus it comes with features that no other truck can boast about like self-righting. Is the X-Maxx the next big thing to take over the bashing [...]

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Venture FJ From HPI Racing with Video

The emails have been pouring in over the last few days with people guessing who was behind the Venture FJ vehicle, and I have to say it was entertaining. I believe only one person actually guessed HPI. Venture is a new platform, designed from the ground up from HPI Racing. The Venture platform is in the final stages of R&D [...]

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Dean Tech D9 Bulldog review from ThebuildRC.com

Hey gang, Evol here with another drift rig review and I’m pretty excited to get to test out what I consider to be one of the most unique things I’ve seen hit the RC industry in a long time. You’ve seen the D9 Bulldog pop up in BigSquids feed a few times before with a lot of “that looks neat” [...]

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Axial Yeti Trophy Truck Review

Axial Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck Review

Axial Racing once again set off to set the world on fire with their new Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck. Using the proven Yeti platform of 4wd featuring a solid rear axle, the Trophy Truck was designed to bring true scale realism to the 1/10th truck market. Did they hit the mark? Is it a good basher? Can it take a [...]

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Drift Itch – what makes a drifter a drifter?

So by now you guys know that I love RC Drift. I get all loopy and excited when I see shifts in the segment or innovations in the established platforms. It’s easy to forget when you’re so wrapped up in something that some people are still on the outside looking in wondering what it is that us drifters are all [...]

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Axial Racing RR10 Bomber 1/10th Scale RTR

The weekend was buzzing with Axial Racing rumors the world caught it’s first hint at the new Axial RR10 Bomber 4WD 1/10th Scale RTR. Now the official word it out with pics, a video, and details! Axial has partnered with Randy Slawson of Bomber Fabrication on this project, and while you can see hints of a Axial Wraith under the body, [...]

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Traxxas X-MAXX

HUGE Traxxas X-MAXX!!!

Traxxas is about to unleash their HUGE new X-Maxx on the world! At nearly 20 lbs in weight, 30 inches length, and 22 inches in width, the X-Maxx is straight up a beast. Taking monster trucks to anther level, the X-Maxx has 4wd and comes with a 6S capable Velineon 1600kV brushless motor. Also huge news with the X-Maxx is its [...]

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HPI Jumpshot MT Review

HPI Jumpshot MT Review

Just like the Staind song “It’s Been A While”, well, it has been a while since HPI Racing introduced an all new off-road platform. Earlier this year HPI debuted their Jumpshot platform to the world at the Nuremburg Toy Fair, since then we’ve been anxiously waiting for one to show up on our doorstep. That day finally came a few [...]

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Pro-Line Big Squid RC Contest

Pro-Line Racing and Big Squid Monthly Contest

Want to win a bunch of Pro-Line Racing swag PLUS a set of Destroyer Clod Buster Tires, along with a Big Squid RC T-Shirt and stickers? Well you are going to have to work for this one. Consider this contest a bit like a scavenger hunt. You have all heard about the Big Squid Monthly publication, and how we are [...]

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