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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 [...]

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UMX Whipit DLG

Unboxing the UMX Whipit DLG

E-Flite must know I am not the world’s best airplane pilot (I mean, I’m a basher, so nothing is beyond lawn dart status), so they send me a UMX Whipit DLG (Discus Launch Glider). This glider can be thrown like a frisbee or paper airplane, and only has a rudder and elevator, so you rely on wind and thermal pockets to keep the [...]

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Ares SpectreX

Unboxing the Ares SpectreX and FPV Kit!

I always love seeing packages on my desk, and this one came from the folks over at Ares RC, the SpectreX Quadcopter and FPV Upgrade kit. This little orange bugger is the next review I’m working on, and before I started chasing Brian and Cubby around the office, I took a few unboxing photos. See them below and keep your eye out for the [...]

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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, [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Aluminum Upgrades Axial Yeti XL Hot Racing TheToyz

Box Full of Uberness - Aluminum Upgrades for the Yeti X…

We are just like you guys, when we going bashing with the crew, we like to push the limits. While our review Axial Yeti XL Kit proved to be quite tough, when the going gets extreme (like at the end of the day), every vehicle could use some beefing up. We got with the folks over at TheToyz.com to see what [...]

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RC4WD Beast II 6×6 Unboxing

When we first caught word about RC4WD releasing the 6×6 Beast II Truck Kit, more then a few people were excited! We just got our hands on it, and of course had to post the unboxing pics. It’s always interesting to see how RC4WD is going to package their parts, and this one did not disappoint. Need more details? You [...]

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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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March Bash-ness Championship

Update: Voting is now closed. Thank you all for participating! Well, here we are. The Championship round! Congratulations to the Axial Yeti XL and ARRMA Kraton for making it this far! What vehicle will you crown champion? Voting ends, Friday April 10th ad Midnight CST.Axial Yeti XL vs ARRMA Kraton ARRMA Kraton (51%, 1,044 Votes) Axial Yeti XL (49%, 1,011 Votes) Total Voters: [...]

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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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March Bash-ness Final Four

Update: Voting is now closed. Congratulations to the Yeti XL and ARRMA Kraton moving forward to the finals! Well, nobody at the Big Squid office had this for their final four. Did you? Are you ready to take your vehicle to the finals? The vehicles that have made it to the Final Four are: Axial Yeti, Axial Yeti XL, Pro-Line [...]

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