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5th scale big air backflip videoOur guy Craig “The Uber Ramp Guy” Nelson brought it big time to iHobby this year. Below you’ll find a video showing a couple of things you don’t normally see, a 5th scale monster truck doing a standing backflip and also pulling a massive backflip over the spine ramp at our iHobby demo track. The truck Craig used was a Redcat Rampage MT-e powered by a Castle Creations 2028 brushless motor using a Mamba Monster XL 2 ESC. Check out the video below to see 5th scale electric being taken to all new heights.

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Happy Friday and Merry Halloween, why not check out another Halloween themed TGIF Mystery Link?

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Wow! Do you want your mind blown by an amazing video from OK GO? To make it even better, it’s filmed by a RC copter! No quadcopter this time around, the shadow makes it look like a octocopter.

The above shot is one of the only I could actually spot the Octocopter, actually just the shadow in action. I’m sure the OK GO guys will follow up with a ‘Making Of’ because this video is truly amazing (like all of theirs) but this has really gone to the next level again! Keep up the great work guys!

Spotted the shadow around the 58 second mark. Enjoy!

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Kyosho FO-XX VideoThere is no better way to kick off a week than with a good bash video. The folks over at Kyosho have worked up a new video showing off the bashing capability of their new FO-XX nitro and brushless trucks. It sports some heavy metal music and plenty of heavy metal bashing, check it out below.

The nitro FO-XX is priced at $489 while the brushless version weighs in at $519. Get more details on them over on the official Kyosho America website.

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5th scale MT speed runWhat happens when you combine cold/slick conditions with speed running a Castle Creations brushless powered 5th scale monster truck on 8S LiPo? Check out the video below to find out. Our own Craig “The Crazy Ramp Builder Guy” recently took his Redcat 5th scale monster truck out for some top speed runs and I can assure you nothing good becomes of it. :)

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You saw the a unveiling, the first drive, and the review. Still want more?

Now it’s time to watch the Pro-Line Racing PRO-MT get built!

Our in house fix it guy Wrench sat down and did the full build in about 2 hours. We won’t make you watch that long though, the video is super speedy so you get it all in about 3 minutes!

Don’t forget to check out the Official PRO-MT Page HERE.

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ARRMA Kraton VideoWith the ARRMA Kraton Monster Truck getting so much buzz lately, the folks over at Hobbico have released a video showing it in action. Watch the video below to see the Kraton jumping, bashing, and churning up some serious roost. The video also showcases some of its features like waterproof electronics and powerful brushless system.

To learn more about the Kraton head on over to the official ARRMA Website.

Check Out our review of the ARRMA Kraton Monster Truck.

Pro-Line PRO-MT VideoThe folks over at Pro-Line have released a video featuring their new PRO-MT monster truck. The PRO-MT should make a BIG splash in the bashing world, watch the video to see it in action and to learn more about its features. To get full details on the PRO-MT, check out its official page on the Pro-Line Website

Our full review of the PRO-MT goes up tomorrow, until then check out This Link for more Pro-Line news here on BigSquidRC.

ARRMA Typhon VideoWith the new Typhon 6S Buggy starting to hit hobby shops, ARRMA has released a video to show off what it can do. Check out the video below to see the Typhon go HUGE off jumps and other gnarly bashing action. The Typhon has big brushless power to get over just about anything, while its big bore shocks were designed to soak up plenty of nasty landings.

The Typhon has a street price of $429 and you can hiit up This Link for full details over on ARRMA’s website.

Did the video convince you that you need one? Hit This Link to go order now!

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So we got an email with a link to a dropbox folder, and a brief text. There are a LOT of Axial Yeti XL rumors floating around recently, and since whoever sent it to us probably sent it to 20 other sites, figured we better post it quick.

Enjoy:

Vaterra K5 Blazer Video
With the release of the much anticipated Vaterra 1985 K5 Blazer just around the corner, the folks at Horizon Hobby made a video to highlight some of its finer details. Rich Trujillo, one of the men behind the design of the new truck, gives a short but detailed presentation on many of the cooler aspects of the Blazer and its new Ascender chassis.

The K5 Blazer is set to hit hobby shop shelves later this month. Hit up This Link for complete details over on Vaterra’s official website. To get even more Vaterra news, Click Right Here on BigSquidRC.

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This video of Maximum Destruction from and Orlando event in 2012 was recently brought to my attention, and I have to say it was pretty impressive! The amount of saves this guy did, and the style which he did them in were right out of a RC bash session! I attend a few monster truck events a year, and I haven’t seen anything this good in person.
Apologizing for the shaky cam, but stick with it.. it’s worth the watch. I jumped to 1:25 in, that’s where it gets exciting. Check it out below.

Anyone else have any amazing full scale vids to share?

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We always love pointing out seeing RC vehicles on television. It’s like free advertising for the hobby! This latest sighting was in the new Capital One BuyPower card. It allows you to earn points towards getting a full size Chevy, Buick, GMC, or Cadillac.

The commercial follows a few different people, but one of them is a guy who starts off in a Hobby shop, buys a rc plane, and then later it shows him flying. The interesting part I thought was that not only does he appear to take off flying towards himself, but then once the plane does get in the air, he aims it to fly directly over his head. LOL. Pretty sure nobody flying a plane would consider doing that, but hey it’s a commercial, and I’m sure the director told whoever is actually flying to keep it close to the guy so it stays in the shot.

Check out the video below:

Few more screen grabs.

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Pro-Line Super Swamper XL 2.2
For you scaling and serious off-road fans, Pro-Line has put out a video showcasing their new Interco TSL SX Super Swamper XL 2.2″ tires. Watch as our friend Gerardo Gonzalez talks you through the features of their new tires, plus for the bashing action at the end.

The new XLs fit a wide variety of 2.2″ wheels and have the extra size needed to get over the gnarliest of terrain. Get full details by hitting up This Link over on Pro-Line’s website.