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Pro-Line Racing Big Bash Video Contest – $1000 Cash Prize!

Are you one of those people who goes out and bashes after school, after work, on the weekends, records some sweet video and posts it to YouTube? Maybe you do all the bashing, but just not the filming? Would $1000 Cash be enough for you to press record? Here is the deal, with the help of Pro-Line Racing we are [...]



Losi Mini WRC 1/5th Scale RTR Review

In the go big or go home category, the Losi Mini WRC 1/5th Scale RTR from Horizon Hobby certainly goes big! When we first heard that Losi was doing another 1/5th scale vehicle, we were glad to see they were going to do something a little different. The Losi 5IVE-T set the bar pretty high. While the rally car scene [...]



Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Part One

I’ve always been one to champion the Axial SCX10 for its versatility. The truck can be counted on to do a bunch of stuff with minimal work. For a personal example of this, I recently wrote a couple articles showcasing how easy it is to turn it into a pulling truck. With that in mind, a product recently hit the marketplace that [...]


Team Durango DEX8T Review

THE Team Durango DEX8T Truggy Review

Let’s face it, monster trucks and 8th scale truggies rule most bash areas. Their sheer size and power allow them to run amok over lesser bash-mobiles. One of the latest truggies to hit the market comes from Team Durango with their DEX8T Kit. Is it only suited for a race track? Does it out handle its competition? Can it go [...]



Axialfest 2015 Event Coverage

Were you at Axialfest 2015? Did you see Adam and Allyson while you were there? Did they take a picture of your ride? This post is going to have a TON of pics, you have been warned! Coming from two people that have never been to such an event, we didn’t know what to expect going into Cisco Grove. After a [...]



Product Spotlight - Yeah Racing Shock Gear aluminum damper s…

The Yeah Racing Shock Gear aluminum dampers are a low cost suspension tuning set for your 1/10th scale drifter or touring car. Low cost doesn’t mean low quality however. Just looking at the packaging you can tell that they mean business. This sub 30 dollar set of shocks includes four anodized threaded aluminum dampers, five sets of springs in different [...]


6x6 BtB

BEAST II 6×6…. “Behind the Build”

When you first open the box you are just astonished at the sheer magnitude of all the cool looking pieces and dozens of screw bags and then it hits you… Where am I gonna put all this stuff during the build? What I opted to do was use my main workspace as the build area and then use my portable [...]



Axial Wraith Spawn Kit – the build up

It doesn’t seem like it has been 4 years since the Wraith was released, but here we are in 2015 with the latest 4WD solid axle basher/scaler that has taken the RC world by storm. The Wraith Spawn represents the newest generation of the truck featuring all the latest refinements and tweaks Axial has implemented over the years. This volume [...]


Thunder Tiger Bushmaster

Unboxing – Thunder Tiger Bushmaster 1/8th Buggy

Thunder Tiger has become a well known name in the bashing world. Their incredible MT4 G3 series bash-mobiles caught not only our attention, but also bashers from coast to coast. For 2015 Thunder Tiger announced several new models. We tested their Kaiser eMTA a few weeks ago and recently we received the new Bushmaster. Like the Kaiser, the Bushmaster is [...]


Helion Select Four 10SC

Firelands Group Booth - HobbyTown USA National Convention '1…

For the last two days the BigSquidRC Bash Crew has been roaming the halls at the 2015 HobbyTown USA National Convention in Lincoln Nebraska. One of the most important booths at the event was from the Firelands Group. You see, Firelands has multiple different lines ranging from surface to air products, all of which are exclusively available from your local [...]


Unboxing Losi Mini 8IGHT AVC

Unboxing – Losi Mini 8IGHT 1/14th AVC RTR Buggy

While the Losi Mini 8IGHT has been around for years, there is a new version that is hitting the market that comes with AVC Stability Control. After receiving our test unit, we took a bunch of pictures while cracking the box open to let you see what it looks like. We have some special plans for our AVC Mini 8IGHT, something [...]


ECX Ruckus Brushless 4wd Review

ECX Brushless 4wd Ruckus Monster Truck Review

Want to talk about prime bashing machines? Then lets talk about brushless 4wd monster trucks, arguably the premier weapon of choice by backyard bashers across the globe. Today we’ll be talking a good close look at the entry from ECX into that class, the Ruckus Brushless 4wd with AVC from Horizon Hobby. Can it bash with the best of them? [...]



Axial Wraith Spawn – Kit build series

This year marks the 10 year anniversary for Axial Racing and with Axialfest looming in the near future as a celebration for all things Axial we thought why not celebrate the scale movement that this company all but created with a special Wraith Spawn build. We aren’t just going to build up the vanilla truck and tell you about it. (We [...]


Beast 6 x 6 Finished 18

The RC4WD BEAST II 6×6….Continued

Wow it seems like it was winter when I started this project and now that it has some finality to it (I stress the word some), I almost feel like a huge burden has lifted.  These words I clack away at my keyboard are bitter sweet, truth be told I am gonna miss this huge PIMA and am definitely a [...]



Event Coverage – Goat Hill Scale Adventure Challenge

Nestled in the hills of Northwestern Missouri in the outskirts of Independence lies one of the best kept secrets in the world of scale crawlers. Goat Hill R/C Off Road Park is a privately owned scalers playground on the back lot of a goat farm from which the park takes it’s name. Hidden from prying eyes due to dense foliage [...]