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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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March BASH-NESS 2016 – LETS DO THIS

It’s the near the end of March, and you know what that means right? It’s the time when our readers tell us who they think is the current king of rc in the world! It’s Big Squid RC’s 6th Annual March Bash-ness. For the Big Squid RC Newbies, March Bash-ness is our annual Reader’s Choice event where you, the readers, [...]

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Unboxing – RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR

When it comes to scale realism, the RC4WD Trail Finder 2 has long been one of the hobby stalwarts. Recently, the previously “kit only” truck became offered as a full fledged RTR that also featured numerous updates from the OG version. Here is what it looks like when you open the box. That body, realistic chassis layout, and all metal construction [...]

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ECX K&N Torment Edition Unboxing

We recently posted photos of the Horizon Hobby and K&N Air Filters Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car, and it seems like people are really enjoying the new livery, so here are the unboxing photo’s of the K&N Torment from ECX! To get full details check out This Link over on ECX’s official website. Hit This Link to read more [...]

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Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car Unboxing Pics

Since we are now allowed to talk about the Horizon Hobby and K&N Air Filters Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car, we figure it was time to post the unboxing photo’s before we post up the official review. Out of the box, it has a pretty sweet look with some nice detail like mirrors and tinting. We are [...]

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Maverick iON XB Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing The Maverick iON XB 1/18th Buggy

A couple of weeks ago we busted out our first Maverick RC review of the iON RX rally car, but we’ve also been working on a review for their iON XB 1/18th Scale Buggy. Maverick is a new name to America, but they are already well known in Europe and hoping to make a big name here in the states. The [...]

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Unboxing – Axial Racing RR10 Bomber

Time to post up some unboxing photos of the Axial Racing RR10 Bomber before the you get to see the ‘after’ photos from the review. This is the latest Rock Racer from Axial, and we are more then excited to get our hands on it. Nothing brings a smile to the faces in the office like a box wrapped [...]

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Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger Unboxing

Unboxing – Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger

Scale realism isn’t just the latest rage for off-roaders, it extends to on-road cars as well. Kyosho made waves a few weeks ago when they first announced the Fazer 1970 Dodge Charger. The old school Charger is loaded with the scale realism that people are after, plus it comes with the innovative dDrive Orion brushless system. After we cracked the box [...]

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Castle Creations Mamba XL X Brushless Combo Unboxing

Unboxing The Castle Creations Mamba XL X 1/5th Brushless Com…

When it comes to insane power, Castle Creations is the name that pops into most people’s heads. Their latest over-the-top power system is the Mamba XL X Combo which combines the ridiculous wattage of their 2028 800kV brushless motor with their new X series 1/5th scale ESC. We recently received a unit for review and decided to snap a bunch [...]

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Unboxing – Maverick Ion RX 1/18 Rally Car

As announced yesterday, the Maverick line of vehicles is about to invade America. Maverick is a well known bash oriented product line-up in Europe and they are ramping up to take over the rest of the world. A few weeks ago we got our hands on their iON RX rally car for a review. As we cracked it out of [...]

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