Shout out to the Midwest Slidewayz RC Drift Club and Chris who put the video together! Nice job! There are still a few rounds left, so if you are in the Chicagoland area, and want to check out the drift scene, make sure to hit one of the events!
The latest car from Vaterra is a 2012 Nissan GTR GT3. To show how cool it looks in action the Vaterra crew worked up an action video. In the video below you’ll get to see what the Nissan GTR GT3 looks like while blasting around an on-road track. The video also showcases some of the Nissan’s key features like waterproofing, Spektrum radio gear, and scale detailing.
Street price for the Vaterra Nissan GTR GT3 is $289 and it should start hitting dealer showrooms in early July. Simply click THIS LINK for more information over on the official Vaterra website. To see what else Vaterra has been up to check out THIS LINK right here on BigSquidRC.
The Heli-Max 1SQ Quadcopter is an easy to fly and very durable machine. However, there is a new version, the 1SQ V-Cam that comes stock with an on-board camera.
The video below showcases just how neat it is to fly around and take video. With the 1SQ V-Cam you can get some neat high angle shots, and when you add in movement it makes for some real unique video that you could normally never get.
The 1SQ V-Cam should start shipping in the next couple of weeks and has a street price of $129, hit up the Official Heli-Max Website for more information. To get more quadcopter information on BSRC This Is The Link you want.
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Duratrax has an affordable bash machine out right now called the 835E buggy (street price $399). It comes with waterproof brushless power and the great handling characteristics of a low slung 8th scale buggy. Even more importantly for the bashing crowd it comes with the Duratrax 1 year Stress-Tech Guarantee. If you break a Stress-Tech plastic part Duratrax replaces it free for the first year, great news for drivers that like to bash hard.
To get more information on the Duratrax 835E simply click on THIS LINK, for more information on the Stress-Tech Guarantee CLICK HERE, and to read even more Duratrax news HERE is the link you want.
Check out the video below to see the Duratrax 835E in action, don’t forget that comments are open so let your voice be heard.
Have you seen those 20 minute rc vehicle unboxing videos, where they don’t even touch or open the box for the first 10 minutes? Yea.. you know the ones.. we fall asleep too! Well we decided to add our own twist to this popular video genre.
For the record, we did not pick the Vaterra for any particular reason. We decided we were going to do a video like this, and the Glamis Uno was the lucky vehicle that showed up for review next. If you only watch one RC video today, this might be the one to watch! It’s only 3 minutes! Enjoy! (Don’t forget to watch it in HD!)
Tim and Cubby say this is the ultimate way to unbox a rc vehicle, though they already have plans for the next one. It will be interesting to see what vehicle shows up next. I think a 5th scale would of cracked his driveway!
PS: we really don’t recommend this is the way you unbox your vehicles!
For more info on Vaterra head over to their official website.
Need even more Vaterra? Check out THIS LINK right here on BigSquidRC.
If you haven’t heard, Robbie Gordon’s Stadium Super Truck Series is now in full swing. The SST series looks to be more extreme than previous indoor truck events. A couple of weeks ago at the San Diego round the SST track featured several supercross style doubles and a crazy do-or-die crossover section. As further proof of just how crazy these trucks and drivers are check out the video below of Robbie Gordon doing a demonstration at a car dealership. My jaw hit the floor when I saw how hard he was hucking his race truck between all those brand new cars!
The BigSquidRC Bash Crew will be covering the next two Stadium Super Truck events – June 8th in St Louis Missouri at the Edward Jones Dome, and June 22kd at Soldier Field in Chicago Illinois. Come out and hang with the BigSquidRC crew and check out the rc demo’s being put on by Traxxas. Traxxas is not only a support of Robbie Gordon, but also of the Stadium Super Truck Series.
For more information on the Robbie Gordon Dakar Edition Traxxas truck hit THIS LINK. For the official Robbie Gordon Stadium Super Truck series schedule just CLICK HERE.
Want to find out more about remote control short course trucks? Check out THIS LINK right here on BigSquidRC.
The crew over at Top Flite have just posted a new video on their Giant Scale Spitfire ARF. The video showcases the aerial abilities of this huge, perfectly scaled beast. The Giant Scale Spitfire ARF sports a wingspan of over 86″, a street price of right at $750, and it should be hitting your local hobby shop any day now.
Check out THIS LINK for more information on the Spitfire and THIS LINK for more air news right here on BigSquidRC.
Spotted this over at TheAwesomer.com. It’s a completely home built and amazingly detailed RC Lego Caterham in 1/7th scale. It has disc brakes, 5 speed + reverse, full suspension and the engineering underneath is mind blowing. Even the controller is built from scratch. If your a detail nut, or a LEGO fan, check out the video.
The crew over at Hobbico have just released a new action video for the Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 monster truck. The MT4-G3 won our “Bash Vehicle of the Year” in 2011, and now it’s even better, coming with a new radio system and waterproof speed controller. We highly recommend the MT-G3 if you are a hardcore basher, it’s fast, tough, and great fun to drive.
The new part number is #6401-F111 and it has a street price of around $590. The latest edition of the Thunder Tiger MT4-G3 should be hitting hobby shop shelves in late May.
Hit THIS LINK for all the information on the new MT-G3 at the Thunder Tiger website, and check out THIS LINK for more Thunder Tiger news right here on BigSquidRC.
The crew over at Pro-Line have just posted a new video showing you the step-by-step process of installing their extended body mounts on your short course truck. From cracking open the bag to the final touches, they walk you through every step to make sure your new body mounts go on perfectly.
We’ve used the Pro-Line extended mounts on several projects around the office, they work well and they come with the uber Pro-Line washers/body clip replacements! Hit up THIS LINK on the official Pro-Line website to view some of the body mounts they offer.
Can you smell that? That is the weekend. BBQ, baseball and trigger time. To kick it off right check out a TGIF Mystery Link.
Hot scale looks are the biggest thing going in rc right now and the new Camaro ZL1 Nitro RTR from Duratrax has hit the nail on the head. It not only has a trick licensed body, but it’s also nitro, making it all that more realistic.
Duratrax has released a new video showcasing their new Camaro ZL1 RTR, showing off some of its features and showing it in action. Hit the play button below to see how it rolls.
Want to read more Duratrax news? We have more at This Link right here on BigSquidRC.
Pro-Line made big news a couple of weeks ago by releasing their very first pre-painted bodies. The two new pre-painted short course truck bodies from Pro-line are perfect for saving the time, money and hassle of having to paint your own body. To give you more information on them Pro-Line has released a short video highlighting some of their features. The video is short and sweet, click below to take a look at it.
Hit THIS link for more Pro-Line news right here on BigSquidRC.
The crew over at HPI Racing have released a new video featuring the Vaughn Gittin JR. 69 Ford Mustang. The Vaughn Gittin JR. car has been available for a while now and is based off their popular Sprint 2 platform. Watch the video below to see some cool rc drifting action, and hit up the HPI Website for more information on all their fine products.
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