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Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender Review

The newest truck to be released in Horizon Hobby’s Vaterra line is a 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender. With bold scale looks sitting on the ultra-capable Ascender platform, the F-100 should make for a great trail rig. How well does it hold up under hard bashing? Is it easy to set-up as a bind and drive? How well can it rock [...]

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TheToyz Adjustable Height Pit Stand

Product Spotlight- TheToyz Adjustable Height Pit Stand

Everybody needs a good work stand. After a hard day’s bashing, your rig is gonna need some work, or at a least a quick once over, and that task is best accomplished on a sturdy pit stand, not on a greasy tailgate. The crew over at TheToyz is always looking for ways of making the hobby easier, their latest is [...]

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Traxxas Drift Tires

Product Spotlight – Traxxas Drift Wheels And Tires

What really makes a car a “drift” car? Its wheels and tires, pretty simple. To get that sweet drifting slide, you need dedicated shoes for your ride. The crew over at Traxxas have a full line of drift tires for your car. These come with a standard sized wheel hex that allow them to be used on their 4-Tec 2.0, as [...]

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ECX Barrage Gen2 Review

ECX Barrage Gen2 1.55″ Scale Crawler Review

With the scale crawling segment getting hotter with each passing day, ECX has released a Gen2 of the Barrage scale rock crawler. The first Barrage was well known for its capability out on the trail, the Gen2 features multiple upgrades to improve performance and durability. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew is always stoked to test a new crawler, what did we [...]

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Accessory Review- RC4WD Bendpak XPR-9S Two-Post Auto Lift

RC4WD is wants to make your scale garage even better with the release of the officially licensed Bendpak XPR-9S two-post auto lift. Does it up the scale garage game? How much does this thing lift? Our review will cover all of these answers, and offer a few surprises so keep reading to get our thoughts. From: RC4WD Direct link: RC4WD [...]

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REVIEW – Traxxas TRX-4 Sport

Just in time for the summer, Traxxas releases the TRX-4 Sport. The Sport is the latest TRX-4 model and will be all over the trails before you know it. So, what makes this one so different from the Defender, Tactical Unit and the Bronco? Sit back, relax and find out what the TRX4 Sport has to offer in this review. [...]

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Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

Castle Creations Sidewinder 4 ESC Review

New for the bashing world from Castle Creations is the Sidewinder 4. Castle has been known since their very start as the company to go to when you are looking for serious power. How well does the SW4 handle the day in day out torture of bashing? Does it cog? How smooth is the power delivery? Read on to find [...]

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DHK Hunter BL Review

DHK Hobby Hunter BL SCT Review

Across the globe the DHK Hobby Hunter BL short course truck is well known, but not so much here in America. A few months ago HRP Distributing started bringing DHK into the states so that the American bashing crowd could find out what’s up. We’ve been bashing/thrashing/driving the Hunter BL short course truck to see just how it stacks up. [...]

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Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

Losi LST 3XL-E Monster Truck Review

The war at the top of bash mountain is beyond fierce. You’ve got large scale short course trucks, you’ve got massively over-powered 1/8 monster trucks, you’ve got low slung truggies that seem to be glued to the ground in the corners, etc. One of the trucks at the top for Losi is the LST 3XL-E from Horizon Hobby. The LST [...]

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DHK Hobby Maximus Review

DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of other trucks from DHK, we finally got a shot at one of their 8th scalers. A few weeks ago we started testing the 1/8th RTR DHK Hobby Maximus Monster Truck to see how it stacks up to its competition. The Maximus sports quite the affordable price point, we wanted to see if the truck was [...]

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Redcat Landslide XTE Review

Redcat Racing Landslide XTE Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of higher-end Team Redcat trucks, we discovered that Recat isn’t messing around. Their 1/8 monster truck and 1/10 Team Redcat SCT were both solid trucks, clearly capable of running with the best in their classes. Recently, we started driving the Redcat Landslide XTE monster truck. The Landslide is part of Redcat’s normal line-up of bash vehicles, [...]

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Review - RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawler Black Rock Editio…

The crew at RC4WD have been on a tear the last couple of years, releasing a variety of rigs to please scale off-roading enthusiasts. They recently announced a new series of four 1/18 Gelande II RTR Crawlers, and we’ve been giving the business to one of them in particular -the Black Rock Edition. What’s our verdict? Read on to find [...]

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DHK Hobby Crosse BL 4WD Monster Truck Review

DHK Hobby Crosse BL 4WD Monster Truck Review

While DHK Hobby is well known overseas, here in America they are just starting to take off. DHK is now carried by HRP Distribution here in the states, thus making it much easier for local hobby shops to stock them. Over the last few weeks we’ve been able to bash and thrash the DHK Crosse BL 4wd monster truck. The [...]

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Traxxas E-Revo 2.0 Review

Traxxas E-Revo 2.0 Review

In the beginning, the Traxxas Revo was a nitro powered monster truck that set new standards for performance. Soon, brushless was taking over everything and the E-Revo was released. The electric form of the Revo was even more extreme, going even faster, and jumping even higher. It has just been a few weeks since the Traxxas E-Revo 2.0 was announced, [...]

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Team Redcat TR-SC10E Review

Team Redcat TR-SC10E Review

New from Team Redcat is the TR-SC10E short course truck. As this truck is part of the Team Redcat line-up, it is aimed at the serious basher. We think you know the type, guys looking for serious brushless speed and a chassis that can handle it. We’ve been thrashing the Redcat for several weeks now, what did we learn? How [...]

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