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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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Build Log Axial Yeti XL Kit

Build Log – Axial Yeti XL Kit

Our full review of the Axial Yeti XL Kit goes up next week, until then we are posting some pictures from the build process. Overall the Yeti XL went together very well with no need to shave down parts to prevent binding and there were no parts missing, making for an easy build. In total it took us roughly 16 [...]

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RC Gear Shop 4550kV Brushless System Review

RC Gear Shop 1/10th 4550kV Brushless System Review

If you are a basher, chances are you are looking for an affordable brushless system to pump up the power in your car. One of the latest systems to hit the market is the 1/10th 4550kV with 80A ESC from RC Gear Shop. The RC Gear Shop brushless system is street priced at $94. Does it have plenty of power? [...]

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Drift Itch – Scale Drift Track Build part 2

Hey gang, Evol here again with an update on my scale drift track build. If you remember last time around we focused on the easy to get and lower cost options for building the basis of your drift track. You don’t? Well check out volume 1 Here. This time around we are going to look at couple of options for [...]

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Helion Verdikt 112 SC Review

Helion Verdikt 12SC Review

Everybody is looking for an affordable basher that can take a beating without falling to pieces. Helion RC’s latest basher to hit market is the Verdikt 12SC. The Verdikt is a 12th scale 2wd short course truck that promises lots of fun for a small amount of cash. Did they hit the mark? Can it take a hard hit without [...]

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New Team Durango 8th Scalers 1150

New 8th Scalers and SCT from Team Durango

For 2015 Team Durango is going big with four new 8th scalers and a new short course truck. For the brushless crowd, Durango is teasing the new DEX8 buggy (#TD102038) and DEX8T truggy (#TD102039). For you nitro heads, you can look forward to the new DNX8 buggy (#TD102040) and the DNX8T truggy (#TD102041). And finally, for all the short course fanatics [...]

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