The crew over at Hobbico have released a new video that shows exactly what it takes to bust out 65+ mph with the ARRMA Vorteks BLX stadium truck. Watch below to see Scott Cramer walk you through the modification process, then watch see the Vorteks go 66 mph on the famous “Speed Run Road” in Champaign Illinois.
Carisma has just released a video for their 10th scale M40DT brushless ready to run truck. Check it out below to see the 4wd M40DT jumping, shooting roost, and even getting in some water action.
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Pro-Line recently announced they are manufacturing Gladiator Tires for Traxxas sized 2.8″ wheels. Gladiators are known in the bashing world for providing excellent traction on loose/loamy surfaces and the new 2.8″ size makes it easy to glue a set up to your favorite Traxxas wheels.
To showcase the new Gladiators Pro-line has whipped up a video. The video not only gives details about the tires but it also shows them doing some real bash action. It’s cool to see Pro-Line showcasing the new Gladiators in a true basher setting like a city park, not on a track.
To get more information on the Gladiator 2.8s, hit up This Link for their product page on the Pro-Line website.
Happy Friday, it’s time for a BigSquidRC TGIF Mystery Link.
Some hobbyists charge a lot of batteries. If you have a lot of batteries to charge, but not many battery chargers, charging packs in parallel can be an option to get the job done. The folks over at Progressive RC have made a new video showcasing their Modular Parallel Charging Boards. The Progressive RC charge boards make it easy to daisy chain packs off of one charger.
To get more information on the Progressive RC charge boards check out the video below or simply click This Link to visit the Progressive RC website.
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The guys over at Dromida have released a pretty cool video featuring their new 18th scale RTR line-up. Watch the video below to see what it looks like when the Dromida line-up busts out of the warehouse in search of a new home under a Christmas tree.
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I pull this move off all the time in the RC world, ask ‘Wrench’ or Tim or Cubby.. heck, it’s in several of our videos. Ok, maybe not on purpose, but it happens. Here’s we are doing it in 2008 with a HPI Baja 5B CLICK HERE!
But when you see a full scale truck do it, surrounded by thousands of soft squishy people behind the safety of caution tape, it takes it to a whole new level! Congrats to ‘Wildman’ Adrian Cenni for pulling off the stunt!
He didn’t even credit our Baja video for the idea!
Need more proof that quadcopters are taking over the world? Check out this new Lexus commercial that is 99% quadcopters, 1% Lexus car headlights. It’s a great little commercial showing some cool swarming stuff. Sure some of it is CGI but it’s still awesome to see.
Ohh. and make sure you check out the behind the scenes making of for some information on how they made the quads.
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Thanks to our skilled pilot 3DBill, we should be scaring plenty of candy out of kids hands! Muhahahaha!
We just posted a video of some of our demos that we did this year at iHobby 2013. This video was compiled from aerial footage that our own 3DBill shot with his tri-copter during a few of our runs. Check out some of the high-flying, extreme rc bashing. At one point there are 6 vehicles in the air at once! Enjoy!
Make sure to click on it and watch in HD!
No, it does not really have anything to do with RC, though the aerial footage was probably shot from a quad-copter. I think Adam ‘The Intern’ needs to give up the Suzuki toys and get to work on one of these! At least a RC version.
If you are skipping around the video, the tracks are around the 2:10 mark. Was hoping to see it use those back wheelie bar tires.
The good guys over at Pro-Line have released a new video showcasing one of our favorite short course trucks, the Pro-2 SC. In the video you’ll see Matt and Gerardo go over some of the main features of the Pro-2. There is also footage featuring the Pro-2 in action, both on track, and running wild in a bashing environment.
For those of you that didn’t catch the video we embedded in the ARRMA Granite BLX Review, it seemed like we should post it up for those that still like to watch the videos, but not do all that reading stuff.
Check out the beating we gave this vehicle during our testing! Make sure to watch it on Youtube in HD!