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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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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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Pro-Line Racing Big Bash Video Contest Winner!

That’s right, we have a winner in the $1000 Pro-Line Racing Big Bash Video Contest! I cannot express how difficult it was to come up with the winner, and these top three. We had almost 60 submissions, and they were all great! We can’t thank everyone enough who entered their videos, and we plan on doing something special for all [...]

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Traxxas Slash TSM 2wd VLX Review

Traxxas Slash TSM 2WD VXL Review

We all know that electronic stability control is changing the hobby, making nearly undrivable cars easy to wheel. For the last couple of months we’ve been testing the latest 2WD Slash VXL from Traxxas, a model that comes with TSM, otherwise known as Traxxas Stability Management. Is the latest version of the Slash a winner for the basher crowd? How [...]

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Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Part Two

Before we get started, you can click here for Part One if you missed it. Building the trucks? Easy. Building the mud pit? PITA. This is the numero uno thing I’ve learned about racing r/c mudders. And of course the day we picked to build the track and run these vehicles just so happened to be 95 degrees with high humidity [...]

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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 [...]

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