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Cajun Commander Brushless Airboat

AquaCraft Cajun Commander 1/10th Brushless Airboat RTR

Ready for a boat that can go virtually anywhere? Airboats are well known for their ability to travel not only over water, but also over snow and land. For you airboat fans, cue the new Cajun Commander from AquaCraft. The Cajun Commander comes on a tough ABS hull and has some pretty cool scale detailing from front to back. Some [...]

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BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

RC4WD BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

After posting news about three new boats hitting the market this week, everyone in the BigSquidRC office is itching to go boat bashing. But how do we get a new rc boat to the lake? RC4WD has announced a new 1/10th Scale Dual Axle Boat Trailer. Like most everything in the RC4WD line-up, the boat trailer is very scale realistic [...]

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kyosho jet stream 600

Kyosho Jet Stream 600 Readyset

While most every body of water near the BigSquidRC offices is still frozen solid, it isn’t too early to dream about spring and getting in some boat action. Hitting your local hobby shops in March is the new Jet Stream 600 from Kyosho. The Jet Steam 600 comes as a Readyset, pre-built and ready to hit the water. A water [...]

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Thunder Tiger Olympian

Thunder Tiger Olympian Deep-V Brushless RTR

With spring time just around the corner (YES!!!), it isn’t too early to start looking for a new rc boat. The latest boat from Thunder Tiger is the Olympian Deep-V. The Olympian is a rtr that comes stock with a 2000kV brushless motor and a one meter long (39.1″) high performance deep-v hull. Water cooling is used to keep the [...]

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Pro Boat Recoil Self-Righting Deep V Brushless RTR

Pro Boat Recoil 17″ Self-Righting Deep V Brushless RTR

Flipping a boat in the middle of a lake can take hours to recover, which needless to say is not any fun. That’s why the lastest from Pro Boat, the Recoil 17″ Deep V, comes with a Self-righting feature. If you find yourself upside down with the Recoil, just hit the gas and it self-rights itself and you are instantly [...]

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Pro Boat Rockstar 48-inch Catamaran Gas RTR

Pro Boat Rockstar 48-inch Catamaran Gas Powered RTR

Horizon Hobby has announced a new version of their burly Rockstar 48″ Catamaran that features a significantly lower street price. The big 26cc gasoline engine remains, while the previous model’s push button R.O.S.S. starter system has been dropped to reduce the street price by about $200. * Capable of speeds over 40 mph * 270 oz-in rudder servo * Wide hull for increased [...]

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AquaCraft Fletcher Class Destroyer

AquaCraft 1/72 US Fletcher Class Destroyer ARR

At 61″ long and standing 17″ tall, the US Fletcher Class Destroyer from AquaCraft is a beast. And while it may be huge, it is loaded with fine scale detailing so it looks great on the water, or when perched in your rc garage. The Destroyer utilizes a sturdy pre-painted fiberglass hull and a pair of 550 motors for power. * [...]

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aquacraft miss seattle

AquaCraft Miss Seattle U-16 Brushless Unlimited Hydropl…

Want to talk about wild? Unlimited hydroplane boats are some of the wildest and fastest boats on the water. For your bashing pleasure the crew over at AquaCraft have a new unlimited hydroplane on the way called the Miss Seattle. The Miss Seattle is a RTR that comes fully assembled and ready to tackle the water. An unlimited hydroplane has to [...]

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AquaCraft Bristol Bay Trawler

AquaCraft Bristol Bay Trawler 2.4GHz RTR

With scale realism being all the rage, the crew over at Aquacraft loaded their new Bristol Bay Trawler with scale detailing. It comes with details like a wooden deck, working lights, large fish crib, and fully rigged masts. To make it easy to hit the water, it comes as an RTR, taking just minutes to go from box to water. * [...]

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Prop Wash – Attack!

Ready for Battle Want to do more with RC boats???? How about naval battles. would you like to go and sink your buddies boat. RC Naval Combat maybe just what you need, with small and quick to big and Beastly.You should be able to find something that will trip your trigger. Firing BBs or small ball-bearings. These [...]

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Prop Wash

How much water do I need? Most likely this question only comes up after the boat is in hand. This should be question number two, only behind what type of power plant. A small boat in a large body of water can still be fun. A large / fast boat will be hard to have a [...]

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Prop Wash – Lets Get Ready

With the weather turning warmer and spring in sight. I did some spring cleaning in my shore bag. This got me thinking of what do I “NEED” in there. I have the normal tools,chargers, stands and such but what are those few things we should all have. Here is a quick list. 1. sealing tape2. Spare Props and control surfaces. 3. [...]

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Winter sucks and so does Maintenance

With winter set in, and most of the country socked in with snow and ice, I figured it was time to cover some basic preventative maintenance. I don’t enjoy this any more than you do, but this work needs to be done to keep your craft in top working order. 1.Draining the water jacket and lines. I do this with [...]

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Thunder Tiger Voyager III Sailboat

Thunder Tiger Voyager III Sailboat

With spring nearly here, Thunder Tiger has announced a new sailboat for your boating enjoyment. The Voyager III is a fairly large boat with an overall height of over 5 feet, and its large sails should catch plenty of wind. When not on the water, its scale looks are sure to attract a lot of attention in your rc room. * [...]

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swamp buggy

When Boats Meet the Air

Air Boats With the water here solid as a rock I thought it was time to go into air-boats. Air-boats normally have a Jon Boat style flat hull with a Fan drive mounted on the rear. With this drive they do not need much water to run on. Ponds and wet grass to light snow powder will get you a [...]

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