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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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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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Maverick Ion RC Unboxing

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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Traxxas X-Maxx Unboxing

Unboxing The Traxxas X-Maxx Monster Truck

Well here it is folks, our unboxing of the mighty Traxxas X-Maxx. Ever since being teased a couple of months ago, it seems like everyone has been waiting to put one in their rc garage. That time has now officially arrived. Local hobby shops have gotten their first shipments, thus a bunch of X-Maxxs are making it into consumer hands. If [...]

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Heli-Max Voltage 500 3D Quadcopter Unboxing

We recently got our hands on the Heli-Max Voltage 500 3D Quadcopter. This multirotor looks like a beast just standing still! We are going to add in a Futaba system and get this thing in the air soon for a full review. For now, enjoy the unboxing shots. Check out the official Heli-Max website at This Link. Click Right Here for [...]

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Team RedCat TR-MT8E Monster Truck

Unboxing – Team RedCat TR-MT8E Monster Truck

Just in to the BigSquidRC offices is the Team RedCat 1/8 TR-MT8E Monster Truck. The big news is that it is the very first truck in the new Team RedCat high-end line of bashers, so we can’t wait to see how it stacks up against trucks like the Kraton, MT-4 G3, and Revo. As we tore the box open we grabbed [...]

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VS Tank Unboxing

Unboxing - VS Tanks 1/24 Scale Japanese Type 10 & King Tiger…

Hey look, our very first tank unboxing! Yes, rc tanks can be pretty dern cool to bash with. We recently received the latest from VS Tanks and took a bunch of pictures while pulling them out of their packaging. One tank is a German King Tiger Porsche in Desert Camo, while the other unit is a Japanese Type 10 (both [...]

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Maclan Diamondback MX Brushless Combo Unboxing

First Ever Unboxing - Maclan Diamondback ESC & MX Brushless …

Who is Maclan Racing? They are a brand new brushless company looking to earn you business. We are very stoked to be the first media outlet to unbox their very first production brushless systems. Maclan is distributed by Hobby Authority Distribution out of Washington State and we are working on reviews for their Diamondback ESC & MX Motor Combos as [...]

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Revell Modzilla MT Unboxing

Unboxing – Revell Modzilla MT

Available now for your bashing pleasure is the Revell Modzilla MT. The Modzilla is a perfect little starter truck and is priced to be easy on your wallet at just $79. As we were unboxing our test unit we took a bunch of photos to let you see exactly what is inside the box before you buy one. Included with the [...]

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