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Pro-Line Ambush Unboxing

Unboxing – Pro-Line Ambush 1/25 Scale Crawler

In what might turn out to be the biggest seller this coming Christmas season, Pro-Line recently announced the 1/25th Scale Ambush Scale Crawler. While small, the Ambush is perfectly sized for indoor crawling, something that a lot of people that live in colder climates can appreciate. While we are finishing up our full review of the Ambush, we are posting some [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender

Unboxing The Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender

Shipping right now to a hobby shop near you is the Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR. The K10 has a customized look and rides on Vaterra’s very capable Ascender chassis. If you have been thinking about putting one in your rc garage, we are posting unboxing pictures to show what it looks like when you crack the box [...]

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ARRMA Raider XL Brushed Unboxing

Unboxing The Mega Series Brushed ARRMA Raider XL

Do you remember several years ago when the rumors came out about a new car company called ARRMA? The first teaser pics featured the Raider, a unique looking buggy that set internet on fire. Since then ARRMA has come an incredibly long way, and the Raider has too. The Raider XL was offered in brushless BLX trim last year, for [...]

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Losi SCBE Unboxing

Unboxing The Losi TEN-SCBE Buggy

If you have been much of a hobbyist over the last decade, chances are pretty good that you have owned a Losi TEN-SCTE short course truck. The SCTE is one of the rare vehicles that is as capable of winning a ROAR national title as it is of dominating a local bash spot. A few months ago Losi announced the [...]

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Restoring a Hobbico MaxTrax Eliminator Pulling Sled – Pt. 1

Whenever a hobbyist becomes interested enough in the world of r/c truck & tractor pulling to try and stick their toes in the water, the first thing that comes to mind with most is probably the actual pulling vehicle. This subject isn’t that difficult to find information on though, at least not if one is good with Google. Heck, thanks [...]

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2016 ARRMA Senton BLX Unboxing

Unboxing The 2016 ARRMA Senton BLX

The folks over at ARRMA doled out plenty of upgrades on their 2016 line-up of vehicles. We recently unboxed a brand spank’n new 2016 Senton to give you a look at what’s inside the box, plus to take a look at some of those upgrades. The new Senton received a face-lift via new livery, but its real improvements came in the [...]

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2016 ARRMA BLX Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing – 2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Did you know that the 2016 version of the ARRMA Typhon has received a number of updates? If not, now you do. The new Typhon comes with a new Tactic radio system, beefed up wing mount, updated wheels, and a number of other changes. The price point stays the same at $429 and they are shipping right now to a [...]

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Autel Robotics X-Star Premium Unboxing

We just got our hands on the new Autel Robotics X-Star Premium Quadcopter. It’s got some really impressive stats like a 4K camera, top speed of 36mph, dual gps system, and 3-axis gimbal. The transmitter comes with a mount big enough to hold all smart phones, and even some small tablets. The software is available on both iOS and Android. [...]

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ARRMA Nero Unboxing

Unboxing The ARRMA Nero Monster Truck

The ARRMA Nero is about ready to take over the bashing world. The non-smart diff version is already shipping, while the uber edition with the remote lockable diffs will start hitting consumer hands any time now. Today we are posting up some unboxing photos so you can see exactly what it looks like to crack open the box on a [...]

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March Bash-ness 2016 Winner – Losi 5IVE-T

In what was a truly epic final battle, the Losi 5IVE-T from Horizon Hobby pulled off a win over the Traxxas X-MAXX in the final round of voting from our readers. Watching the votes pour in on the last day was crazy. The lead changed hands several times throughout the day as Traxxas and Losi fans were out in full [...]

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March Bash-ness 2016 Finals!

This is it! The finalists have been chosen! The Traxxas X-MAXX pulled a last minute come from behind win to barely beat the Traxxas Slash, and the Losi 5IVE-T muscled passed the ARRMA Kraton to try and attempt a repeat victory from 2014! It’s going to be anyone’s game! Remember, tell your friends, share the links, get the word out [...]

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March Bash-ness 2016 Final Four

Well now is when things start to really heat up. Again, thank you to all of the readers who voted getting the vehicles this far. Your final four are the Traxxas X-Maxx, Traxxas Slash 4×4, the Losi 5IVE-T, and the ARRMA Kraton! Voting for this round will end Tuesday at 10pm cst! Did your vehicle make it this far? Tell your [...]

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March Bash-ness 2016 – Round 2

A ‘Thank You’ to everyone who voted in the sweet 16 bracket! Did your vehicle make it into the top eight? As always, there were a few upsets, and a lot of very close matches! The closest being the Durango DEX8T squeaking past the HPI Savage XL by just 14 votes, followed closely by the X-Maxx beating the Yeti XL [...]

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March Bash-ness 2016 Sweet 16

Welcome to the battle! Thank you all for your input on creating the bracket from YOUR nominations! It’s time for battle, and lets who makes it to round two! You know how it works, vote for the vehicles you think should make it to the next round. That’s right, your vote ACTUALLY counts. You nominated them, your votes move the [...]

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Kyosho Optima Unboxing

Unboxing The Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

While most boxes that we receive for review at the BigSquidRC offices are pretty cool, the one with all the Kyosho tape really perked up the Bash Crew. You see, a whole lot of us around the office have been watering at the mouth to get our hands on the re-release of the Optima 4WD Buggy Kit. Needless to say, [...]

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