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Drift Itch – Scale Drift Track Build part 4

What’s up gang? Evol checking in again this time with another update on my scale drift track build. So far we have added some nice scale elements from Tetsujin, NZO, and a few choice items from your local DIY store. You can check out those volumes to get caught up on Part 1 , Part 2 and Part 3. Up [...]



No Limit RC – 2015 World Finals Photos (Part 1 of 2)

Every year the No Limit RC guys put on their amazing World Finals at the Diggers Dungeon compound, home of the Grave Digger Monster Truck. This year saw about 350 entries, and our own 3DBill was there snapping pictures of some of the awesome vehicles. There are some incredible monster trucks, pullers, and all sorts of other vehicles ready to [...]


Thunder Tiger Kaiser eMTA Review

Thunder Tiger Kaiser e-MTA Monster Truck Review

When we first saw the Thunder Tiger Kaiser e-MTA a few months ago, we couldn’t wait to get one in our hands. Its body had a nice scale look, it had a big ole’ brushless system inside, and it is one of the first trucks to hit the market with an on-board engine sound module. We’ve been bashing the daylights [...]



Drift Itch – This Week in RC Drift

Whats up drifters? Evol here with the latest Drift Itch. Lots of news in RC Drift land this week so lets jump right into it. Looks like Asiatees was the first to lay hands on the new Sakura D4 outside of 3racings circle. I’ve been wanting a good up close look at this chassis and while their description of the car [...]


Unboxing Dromida Brushless RTRs

Unboxing the Brushless Speed Series Dromida 1/18th Scal…

The 1/18th scale Dromida off-road vehicles have been a hit since they started shipping to hobby shops, and why not, they are both fun and affordable. To up the fun factor even more, Dromida is now shipping a new version of their entire line-up featuring Brushless Power Systems. As we cracked open our test units we broke out the camera and [...]



Drift Itch – Ready to Run Roundup

So continuing down the road laid with my last Itch column “Plastic Fantastic” which can conveniently be read here if you have not seen it. This week we will round up the best RTR drift missiles in the entry level category. Now I know the appeal of buying a ready to run. For those entering the hobby for the first [...]



Thunder Tiger Kaiser eMTA Unboxing

Since we first heard about it’s upcoming release, we were eagerly awaiting the arrival of the Thunder Tiger Kaiser Monster Truck. When we got the call asking if we’d like the FIRST ONE before anyone else, I could only hope they didn’t hear the extra excitement in my voice. This truck is truly a beast. We like the body style, [...]


Pro-Line Destroyer Monster Truck Tires

Full Details on Pro-Line Destroyer Monster Truck Tires …

After a week of teasing, Pro-Line has released full details on their new Destroyer 2.6″ Monster Truck Tires. * Alternating (chevron) deep grooved tread for scale appearance * Massive forward bite * Designed for maximum performance * Made Pro-Line’s M3 race compound rubber * Lightweight soft white inserts for plush landings * Designed for the ideal tire diameter and width for lighter weight and agility The [...]


Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy Review

Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T RTR Truggy Review

Gasoline powered rc vehicles were supposed to be the next big thing. The HPI Octane seemingly came and went, just as the Losi Monster XXL did. Losi recently released both a buggy and truggy with their Dynamite Gasoline Powered Engine, we’ve been putting the 8IGHT-T truggy through its paces to see how it stacks up. Have they fixed the engine [...]


Spektrum AVC Traxxas Slash VXL

How To - Installing AVC Stability Control in a 2wd Trax…

Here at BigSquidRC we get asked lots of questions, but lately we have been hearing the questions, “Does stability control really work?” and “How do you even install it?” all the time. With so much interest being shown, we figured it was time to bust out a post on how to install an electronic stability control system. While there are now [...]



Unboxing – Losi TEN-SCTE Troy Lee Designs RTR

We have actually had a few requests for us to review the latest Losi TEN-SCTE 4WD recently, so it seems like the unboxing should be good timing. This is the new Losi TEN-SCTE Troy Lee Designs RTR 4WD truck. Inside the box was the truck, a DX2E Transmitter with batteries, and a few miscellaneous tools. Personally, I was actually digging [...]



Yeah Racing – GC301 drift gyro spotlight

What’s up drifters? Evol here with some more cool kit for your RC drift car. This week I got the new Yeah Racing GC301 drift gyro to help you get your slide on. It’s a funny thing about gyros, some consider them cheating, but on RWD they are considered almost necessity. On the 4WD side of things I used [...]


ARRMA Senton Review

ARRMA Senton BLX Review

Among the bashing community short course trucks are a favorite, especially 4 wheel drives. They have a great combination of scale looks, toughness, and drivability that are great for bashyard bashing. We’ve had the opportunity to thrash the latest SCT from ARRMA, the 4wd Senton BLX, for several weeks now. Did it live up to the ARRMA name? How does [...]


Pro-Line ARRMA Kraton Upgrades

Upgrading the Body/Wheels/Tires on the ARRMA Kraton

The ARRMA Kraton has really taken off with the bashing crowd. It has been flying off of hobby shop shelves and was recently voted by you, our BigSquidRC readers, as our March Bashness Champion. Because of its popularity, a few months ago we did a How To Upgrade the electronics in the Kraton and recently we decided to give our [...]


ARRMA Senton Unboxing

Unboxing – ARRMA Senton BLX SCT

Since their introduction, short course trucks have become a mainstay among the bashing community. Their large size, scale looks, and big bumpers made them a hit at bash spots around the world. One of the biggest and baddest short course trucks to hit the market comes from ARRMA. The Senton BLX is based on an 8th scale chassis and comes [...]