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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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Axial Racing Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck

Axial Racing Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck

So here is the big news- Axial Racing has announced a new 1/10th scale SCORE Trophy Truck! Per the norm at Axial, it is highly detailed with plenty of licensed parts to give it a very scale realistic look. On the outside the SCORE Trophy Truck sports a realistic off-road body, underneath you may recognize its Yeti running gear. The Trophy [...]

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Thunder Tiger Jackal Review

Thunder Tiger Jackal Desert Buggy Review

What is a Thunder Tiget Jackal? It is a RTR tenth scale desert buggy with independent suspension up front and a solid axle with locked diff in the rear. Sound familiar? It should, that is the formula that the Axial Yeti and Vaterra Twin Hammers have used to sell a ton of vehicles. How does the Jackal stack up to [...]

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Star Wars BB-8 Review – Holiday Must Have?

One of the biggest toy releases of 2015 involved the new Star Wars Force Awakens line up that hit shelves on ‘Force Friday’ September 4th. Among the new toys was the BB-8 Droid by Sphero. The most anticipated toy sold out quickly around the globe. Lots of people want to know if it’s worth trying to hunt one down. Is [...]

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Drift Itch – how do I get into drift??

Whats up gang, Evol here with my latest musings on RC Drift on the Big Squid of RC. So I know a lot of you look at RC drift and go, “man it looks cool, but I don’t wanna drop the cash to get into it”, or maybe its “My wife will kill me if I buy ANOTHER RC car” I [...]

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Losi 5IVE-T Hydroplane Video

Outrageous Losi 5IVE-T Hydroplane Video

It is easy enough to find an rc hydroplane video on YouTube now days, however, what you don’t see is someone doing it with a 5th scaler. Thankfully our own Craig “The Uber Ramp Guy” Nelson decided it was high time that someone cranked up the power in a Losi 5IVE-T and went for it. Take a good look at [...]

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Castle Mamba Monster X Review

Castle Creations Mamba Monster X ESC Review

Bashers love power, the more the better, and Castle Creations has long been a source of brushless systems for us bashers. A few months ago they unveiled their new X line up of ESCs which introduced more features and other upgrades. Myself along with the rest of the BigSquid Bash Crew has been beating on the Mamba Monster X to [...]

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