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Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Coverage – Shizuoka Hobby Show 2018

Last week the world famous Shizuoka Hobby Show took place in Asia. As several of the makers of our favorite bash cars and trucks are from that part of the world, it is cool to have an inside look at what they had on display. The show is held in Shizuoka City, which is known as “the model capital of [...]


HobbyTown USA Schaumburg IL Grand Opening, Come say hi!

A few of the Big Squid RC crew will be hanging out at the HobbyTown USA Grand Opening in Schaumburg IL. on April 28th, 2018. There are going to be giveaways, vehicle demos, and sales galore. Big Squid RC will have plenty of stickers to give away, some t-shirts, and probably doing a little bashing. If you are in [...]


Pro-Line By The Fire 2018

Pro-Line By The Fire 2018, May 19-20

That’s right folks, Pro-Line’s By The Fire 2018 is nearly here! This is a friendly reminder to get entered early, or to make sure all your rigs are nearly built for the event. Pro-Line’s By The Fire is a scale adventure that has gotten great reviews in the past, with many people putting it as a “must attend” type of [...]


TLR Cup Horizon RC Fest

TLR Cup Race At Horizon RC Fest

Coming up on June 1-3 in Monticello, Illinois will be a big TLR Cup race at Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest. Not only will RC Fest have two days of open bashing with the BigSquidRC Bash Crew, but camping, Brian Parker will be on site doing scale crawling, Pro-Line is putting on an incredible Parade of Lights, and more! Now, with [...]


MAXX Fest 2018

MAXX-Fest 2018!!!

That’s right folks, we are trying to break the internet! In a never ending quest to have the most Fun ever with an rc truck, BigSquidRC is going old school with MAXX-Fest 2018!!!. Just like the name implies, only MAXX series vehicles like the original T-Maxx, the mighty E-Maxx, and the all conquering X-Maxx are invited to attend. We plan [...]


Mud Rocks Tears 2018 #mrt2018

Event Coverage – Mud, Rocks, And Tears 2018

You asked for a scale adventure and that’s exactly what we gave you with Mud, Rocks, and Tears 2018. That’s right, last Saturday 65 people took to the incredibly unique MRT course to challenge not just their trucks, but also themselves. You see, the MRT trail loop was challenging for both people and trucks with its demanding climbs and descents. [...]


Mud Rocks Tears 2018

BigSquidRC/St Louis RC Freaks - Mud, Rocks, & Tears On April…

While many of you scale off-road guys have already made plans to attend, BigSquidRC along with the St. Louis RC Freaks would like to invite you to attend Mud, Rocks, & Tears. The event takes place on April 7th in Crystal City, Missouri, with things getting started about 9am in the morning. Mud, Rocks, and Tears is a special scale [...]


Crawler Canyon Park Visit

The weather around Chicago has not been the best in the past few weeks. Sub-zero temps and this past weekend has dumped a lot of snow on us. So, what do you do when you have a itchy trigger finger? Well I went to a local indoor crawler comp to find out if I could scratch my itch. I traveled to [...]


Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Horizon Hobby Announces Dates For 2018 RC Fest

Save the date bashers, the second annual Horizon Hobby RC Fest is slated for June 1-3. RC Fest is a large gathering of rc hobbyists brought together to learn more about the hobby, as well as to see awesome demonstrations. To give you an idea of what RC Fest is like, hit This Link to see our event coverage from [...]


BigSquidRC RC Freaks Mud Rocks Tears Scale Showdown

Event - BigSquidRC/STL RC Freaks - Mud, Rocks, & Tears Scale…

Coming up on April 7th is our first scale event called the Mud, Rocks, & Tears Scale Showdown. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is working in conjunction with the St. Louis RC Freaks to put on one of the most challenging, and more importantly fun, scale crawling events to go down this spring! Mud, Rocks, & Tears Scale Showdown When: April 7th, registration [...]


JConcepts 2018 Monster Truck Event Schedule

JConcepts 2018 Monster Truck Event Schedule

Are you ready to take your monster truck to the limit? Are you ready to test your skills against other drivers? If so, JConcepts has announced all the dates on the 2018 Monster Truck Race Schedule. The events go from Nevada all the way to New York, take a look at the list to find your nearest monster truck racing [...]


Tamiya Toy Fair 2018

Tamiya Booth – 2018 Nuremburg Toy Fair

One of the larger exhibitors at this year’s Nuremburg Toy Fair is Tamiya. Tamiya is quite popular around the globe with rc fanatics, as well as straight up collectors. Known worldwide for offering kits and RTRs loaded with realism and fun, Tamiya continues to be a force in the rc world. The 2018 Tamiya booth at Nuremburg was filled with all [...]


Traxxas 2018 Nuremburg Toy Fair

3 New Traxxas Vehicles At Nuremburg Toy Fair

Traxxas is not playing around in 2018! Right now our reporter Thomas Wielgomas is over at the Nuremburg Toy Fair checking out 3 big new vehicles from Traxxas. What’s the scoop? First up is the Pro Scale 4wd Unlimited Desert Racer. That beast has some pretty incredible scale detailing and is slated for a price point of around $750-799. Here are [...]


2018 Pro-Line By The Fire

Pro-Line’s 2018 By The Fire Scale Crawling Event

That’s right folks, the 2018 edition of Pro-Line’s By The Fire scale crawling event is just around the corner. Slated for May 19th and 20th, By The Fire is loaded with special events, prizes, as well as plenty of good old fashioned off-roading. New for the 2018 event is the Pro-Line Scale City. Scale City will be a collection of scale [...]


Event Coverage – ARRMAgeddon Bash ‘n Dash With Video

If you didn’t have a chance to make the ARRMAGeddon Bash-N-Dash at Falcon Hobby in Illinois, you missed out on a good time! The ARRMA RC crew was there showing off some of the newer ARRMA vehicles as well as Wrench (aka Bill) and his son Dylan where there representing Big Squid RC, handing out stickers, participating in the events, [...]