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Kershaw Designs Basher Edition Traxxas E-Revo & Summit Chassis

Kershaw Designs Basher Edition V3.1 Traxxas E-Revo & Summit …

The crew over at Kershaw Designs have just announced their new and improved V3.1 Basher Edition chassis for both the Traxxas E-Revo and Summit. They have now added two 1/4″ aluminum braces that run the entire length of the chassis to make them even tougher for all you extra hardcore bashers. Not only have they made their chassis tougher, they’ve [...]



Traxxas Telluride 4X4 Extreme Terrain Trail Rig

Here is some big news out of the Traxxas camp- their new Telluride 4×4 extreme terrain trail rig. It looks like Traxxas is making a go at the trail driving market with this one. The Telluride is a 4wd RTR that uses the popular Traxxas Slash/Pede/Rally 4×4 platform and comes ready to tackle all your local trails. Power is supplied by [...]


Traxxas LED Light Kits

Traxxas LED Light Kits

We first posted about the Traxxas LED Light Kits back in our HobbyTown USA National Convention Coverage, now there are more pictures and information available. Traxxas now has lights kits for your Stampede 4×4, Summit, 1/16 Summit, 1/16 Revo, and their Monster Jam replica trucks. Some of their features include- * Light kits do not require a separate battery * Illustrated instructions for [...]


Vaterra Twin Hammers 1.9 Rock Racer Review

Vaterra Twin Hammers Recalled By Horizon? (Rumor Mill?)

So I opened up the old email box this evening and I had several emails asking if I knew what was up with the Vaterra Twin Hammers being recalled. I thought the first letter was just someone messing around, but then after the third similar email I decided to do a little contacting myself! After a few phone calls, a [...]


BigSquidRC Traxxas EZ-Peak NiMH/NiCd 5 Amp AC/DC Charger Review

Review – Traxxas EZ-Peak NiMH/NiCd 5 Amp AC/DC Charger

THE Traxxas EZ-Peak NiMH/NiCd 5 Amp AC/DC Charger ReviewSo you just bought a new RTR and it came with a battery and a wall charger. Wall chargers are notoriously slow and you would much rather be out driving than waiting around for the battery to charge. To get you back on track quicker Traxxas has a new charger called the [...]


Folkman Short Couse Kart at Traxxas TORC Series

While we were hanging out at the Traxxas TORC Series over the weekend, we ran into Justin Folkman and his son Jason. They were working on their Short Course Kart, and it caught our attention. I’m not sure what scale you would call it, but it’s almost 1/2 scale. What really surprised us is that Jason is the driver, and he’s [...]


Pro-Line Extended Body Mounts Losi Traxxas

Pro-Line Extended Body Mounts for Losi & Traxxas Vehicles

One of our favorite innovations of the last couple of years has been the Pro-Line Thumbwasher sets. These replace traditional body clips and won’t fall off and get lost during a hard bash session. They also help keep your body from ripping out around the body post. The Pro-Line crew has incorporated their Thumbwasher sets into their new Extended Body Mounts [...]


Pro-Line Big Joe II 3.8

Pro-Line Big Joe II 3.8" (Traxxas Style Bead) All Terrain Ti…

The original Pro-Line Big Joes had a reputation for being a big gnarly basher tire, the latest edition, Big Joe II’s, are sure to become a bashing favorite too. Pro-Line made the Big Joe II’s lighter than the original for faster acceleration and less stress on your drive train. They also gave the Big Joe II a more aggressive tread pattern [...]


Traxxas TORC 2013 Joliet

Event Coverage – Traxxas TORC Series Joliet Illinois

The ground pounding action of the Traxxas TORC Series hit Route 66 Raceways in Joliet Illinois last weekend with a bang. The greater Chicago area looks forward to their arrival each year and Red Bull athlete Travis Pastrana was there alongside some of the best off road racers in the world. The track was described as hard packed, slick, and [...]


2013 Traxxas TORC Series

Traxxas Rc at the 2013 Traxxas TORC Series, Joliet Illinois

Last weekend the Traxxas TORC Series once again rolled through Joliet Illinois. To many people that ment some good racing was in town, but to us rc’ers we were more interested in seeing all the rc gear that Traxxas makes. Traxxas had multiple 18 wheelers, some dedicated to their full scale racing effort, others to the rc side of things. Their [...]


Attending the Traxxas TORC Off Road Series in Joliet

A few of the Big Squid RC crew will be in attendance at the Traxxas TORC Series today in Joliet Il. Click that link for the schedule. If you happen to see us walking around, feel free to say hello! We will have stickers and a few t-shirts (while supplies last) to give away. If we happen to get [...]


Unboxing the LaTrax Rally

We recently got our hands on the new LaTrax Rally car. Before we start to put it through our rigorous destruction testing phase for review, we need to share the unboxing photos while it’s still recognizable. #gallery-34 { margin: auto; } #gallery-34 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-34 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-34 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */Need more info? [...]


Traxxas Booth HobbyTown USA

Traxxas Booth – 2013 HobbyTown USA Convention

Traxxas was out in full force this week at the HobbyTown USA national convention. They had their new LaTrax 18th scale 4wd Rally Car on display, as well as their entire line-up of Traxxas bash machines. For accessories, Traxxas had their GPS Module (#6551) and Telemetry Expander Module (#6550) on display for people looking to know exactly how fast their cars [...]



ChuckworksRC 1/10th Scale Sprint Car Chassis Kit

Looking to do something a bit different with your Traxxas Rustler, Bandit or Stampede? ChuckworksRC has a new chassis kit to transform your old Traxxas into a slick new Sprint Car. The ChuckworksRC sprint car kit has a mid-motor conversion and moves the battery to the left side of the car for optimal handling on an oval. The chassis is constructed [...]


TVR Ball-X

TVR Ball-X Heavy Duty Driveshafts for Traxxas Revo and Maxx …

Being the hardcore basher that you are, you’ve already blown up plenty of stock driveshafts. TVR has come up with heavy duty Ball-X driveshafts for the Traxxas Revo and Maxx series trucks. Big brushless power can definitely make the life of the stockers quite short, TVR claims their new Ball-X driveshafts are some of the toughest and smoothest available. TVR uses [...]