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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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March Bash-ness Elite Eight

Update: The voting is now closed! We will have to look back, but the battle between the ARRMA Kraton and the Losi 5IVE may have been the closest ever, and it came down to the last few minutes of voting! It was crazy to watch here hitting refresh. We have our Final Four! Voting for the next round [...]

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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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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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Futaba 4GRS Unboxing

Futaba 4GRS Unboxing

Believe it or not, not everyone drives with a pistol style radio, that’s why a lot of people were stoked when Futaba announced the new twin stick 4GRS surface radio. The 4GRS has many of the features of its pistol gripped cousin the 4PLS- telemetry, multi-model memory, and dozens of others, while sporting a similar price point of $279. With [...]

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