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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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March Bash-ness Champion – ARRMA Kraton

Wow what a final match that was! I do not believe we have ever had a final change leaders that many times. Normally one vehicle will get out to a small lead, and it stays there the whole time. This was a seesaw battle for sure and the Yeti XL was making a big push when voting closed. Congratulations to [...]

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Build Notes – Team Durango DEX8 Buggy

What is the hottest new 8th Scale Buggy to hit the market? That would be the DEX8 from Team Durango. We recently got a chance to put the DEX8 kit together, while doing so we took plenty of pictures and took a whole bunch of notes. How did our build go? Overall, it went exceptionally well. Our kit wasn’t missing any [...]

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Team Durango DEX8 Unboxing

Hot Unboxing - Team Durango DEX8 Electric 8th Scale Bug…

Team Durango made huge news recently when they introduced a new line-up of 8th scalers and a 4wd short course truck. We’ve been lucky enough to lay our hands on the brand new DEX8, Durango’s all new Electric 8th Scale Buggy. The DEX8 has an innovative gear mesh system, an adjustable rear wing with Gurney Flap, as well as a [...]

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Axial SCX10 Pulling Truck Conversion: Part Two

Before we get started, you can click here for part one of this series if you missed it. The Central Illinois R/C Pulling Association (CIRCPA) holds their events in the town of Jerseyville, IL. It’s about 45 minutes north of St. Louis, MO. They have a very nice track setup under a pavilion so they can do business rain or shine. [...]

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March Bash-ness 2015 Sweet 16

Update: Voting is now closed! Congrats to the 8 vehicles moving on! Watch for the next voting poll to pop up soon! Thank you all for voting! Click Here to go to the Elite Eight and vote! It’s voting time! The bracket has been created from YOUR nominations, and now it’s time to see who moves on to round two! [...]

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WAR-PEDE! Halo Meets Traxxas

This is a custom build I did using a McFarlane Halo Warthog, Jorge is at the helm with a Spartan JFO manning the Rocket Launcher. Who doesn’t want a RC Warthog? Beneath the top you have a 2WD Stampede VXL chassis. Some aluminum angle was used to make custom mounts to mate the body to the stock shock towers. Since I had [...]

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Axial SCX10 Pulling Truck Conversion: Part One

The Axial SCX10 is the most popular scale 4×4 crawler of all time. It’s the main reason the genre is so popular today. But did you know the versatile SCX10 is also partly responsible for the surge in r/c pulling? Due to the massive popularity and ease of modibility of trucks like the Axial SCX10, scale off-road clubs are starting to [...]

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March BASH-NESS 2015 – It Begins

Things are heating up around here! It’s that time of the year again, when our readers get to tell us who they think is the top of the rc world! It’s Big Squid RC’s 5th Annual March Bash-ness. For the Big Squid RC Newbies, March Bash-ness is our annual Reader’s Choice event where you, the readers, the best fans on earth, get [...]

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Axial Yeti XL Kit Review

Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy Kit Review

The Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy is a big, nasty, bashing machine. First introduced as a RTR, the Yeti XL is now available in Kit Form. Is the kit easy to build? Is it any different than the RTR? Is it worth your hard earned cash? Read on to find out the scoop on the Yeti XL Kit… From: Axial [...]

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More Pics of Those New Durango Vehicles!

Recently we posted the teaser shot and some renders of the new vehicles, but now it looks like Durango has let loose with some actual photos. For electric fans the new vehicles are a DEX8 buggy (#TD102038) and DEX8T truggy (#TD102039). For you nitro guys, there is a new DNX8 buggy (#TD102040) and the DNX8T truggy (#TD102041). For all the [...]

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Drift Itch - Body fit and Wheel offset - let's take it …

Hey gang, Evol here for my latest bit of rambling related to the RC Drift scene. This edition of the Itch is going to be part rant and part public service announcement. Now don’t take me wrong here, I know RC is all about fun, I haven’t lost sight of that, but I’m also a scaler. I like scale crawlers, [...]

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Pro-Line Pro-Built PRO-MT RTR

Pro-Line Pro-Built PRO-MT RTR Monster Truck

Pro-Line has just announced their very first RTR Truck, the Pro-Built PRO-MT. Of course you remember the PRO-MT, the truck we selected as our Bash Vehicle of the Year last year, it is an incredible bash machine. Now the PRO-MT comes fully assembled, fully loaded with electronics, ready for you to just add a battery to start bashing! Some of [...]

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Losi 5IVE Mini WRC Rally Car Unboxing

We got our hands on the new Losi 5IVE Mini WRC Rally Car, and it’s out of the box! This thing is a beast! Slightly bummed they cut the giant hole in the front windshield of such a nice looking body. Would of liked the option of cutting it ourselves to a smaller size, or coming up with a more [...]

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