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Capo Racing Jeep Wrangler 1/8th

Capo Racing 1/8th Jeep Wrangler 4×4

Pushing the envelope of scale realism, that is exactly what the new 1/8th Jeep Wrangler 4×4 from Capo Racing does. What does the Capo Jeep have that most other scale rigs don’t? How about reclining seats, doors/tailgate/hood that opens and shuts, and an incredibly detailed scale engine compartment. This big 8th scale beast also has a linear steering wheel and [...]

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SSD Chassis Mounted Servo Kit SCX10

SSD Chassis Mounted Servo Kit for the Axial SCX10

The new Chassis Mounted Servo Kit from SSD RC moves the servo up and out of view on your Axial SCX10 for a more realistic look. The kit comes with black anodized CNC machined aluminum parts as well as titanium links to not only look better than stock, but to also be tough as nails. The kit is a direct [...]

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HPI HB Pro5

HPI/HB Pro5 Touring Car

First shown at the Nuremburg Toy Fair a few weeks ago, full information has been released on the new HPI/HB Pro5 touring car. The Pro5 is a high-end racing kit loaded with all the trick goodies that hardcore on-roaders are looking for. Some of the features of the Pro5 include- * New motor mount for optimized weight distribution * 7075 aluminum bulkheads * [...]

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Drift Itch – Scale Drift Tracks

I think that the one thing that has grabbed and held me with RC drifting is the scale aspect of it. More and more you see scale drifters decked out with intercoolers, mirrors, wipers, lights, and it doesn’t stop with the cars. The tracks some of these clubs are constructing to drift on are beyond real. Rumble strips, guard rails, [...]

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Venom Pro3 Charger

Venom Pro3 AC/DC Battery Charger

The folks over at Venom have just announced their Pro Charger 3. The Pro3 is an AC/DC unit that charges LiPo batteries, as well as NiMH and Lead Acid. The Pro3 sports a maximum charge rate of 7 amps and has a maximum cell count of 6S LiPo and 15 cell NiMH. Multiple different charging leads are included, while five [...]

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Cubby

THE Cub Report, 02.16.2015, Version- MOΛΩN ΛABE!

Ok, so who killed our industry’s largest annual trade show iHobby? Come on, raise your hand, one of you out there did it! But seriously, it is no secret that while consumers were still showing up in force, that most of the industry had abandoned the show in favor is other forms of marketing. Hence the reason there will not [...]

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MIP Bypass1 Shock Kit Losi 5IVE-T

MIP 32mm Big Bore Bypass1 Shock Kit for the Losi 5ive-T

Looking to improve the suspension on your Losi 5IVE-T? If so, you should be stoked to hear that MIP has announced a full-on shock kit for your truck. The 32mm Big Bore Bypass1 Shock Kit for the 5IVE-T has been designed from the ground up to be the best performing shocks on the market. The kit comes with everything needed [...]

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Review - Baller 1/10th scale touring/drifting body by Fire …

From: Fire Brand RC Direct Link: Firebrand RC Baller body Fire Brand RC is a new name on the market that specializes in RC accessories for the Basher/Scaler/Drifter crowd. They recently popped up on the radar at iHobby last year and sent us some product to check out. So far we have reviewed their Icestar XD drift wheel and tire combo [...]

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help_wanted

Help Wanted – We Need More Squids!

Throughout the year, we get tons of emails from people interested in helping out Big Squid RC. Most of the time we are just too busy to think about trying to add a few more squids to the mix, but as the site continues to grow, it becomes more apparent we could use some more help. We are looking to [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – My Visit to the Great Train Expo

We are taking a break from standard r/c stuff to talk about the original scaler; the model train. I had the pleasure of attending the Great Train Expo last weekend, which took place right up the road from me in Saint Charles, MO. This event is part tradeshow, part exhibition carnival and part flea market. Among the super detailed displays [...]

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T-Bone Racing XV Series Short Course Front Bumper Traxxas Slash 4x4

T-Bone Racing XV Series Front Bumper for the Traxxas Slash 4…

The bash hard experts at T-Bone Racing have come up with a XV Series front bumper for the Traxxas Slash 4×4. The XV series can handle big hits like their previous bumpers, but sports a more scale realistic look. All the mounting hardware that you need is included, while the tough nylon bumper is made to take the nastiest of [...]

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Team Orion R8.1 Pro ESC

Team Orion Vortex R8.1 Pro ESC

After a year of teasing, Team Orion is about to unleash the R8.1 Pro on the driving public. The R8.1 Pro is Orion’s high-end race controller for 8th scale applications and has features like adjustable BEC voltage, a machined aluminum case, and dual sensor ports. The R8.1 Pro has a maximum cell count of 4S and a maximum motor rating [...]

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ECX KickFlip BeatBox Review

ECX BeatBox & KickFlip Review – Horizon Hobby

ECX made a big splash with the announcement of their 1/36th scale KickFlip buggy and BeatBox truck. Not only was their small size big news, but also their very affordable price point. We’ve spent a couple months thrashing the BeatBox and KickFlip to find out everything we could about them. Are they truly hobby grade? Do they have enough power [...]

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Reedy Digital Servos

Reedy HV Digital Competition Servos

There are a zillion high-end servos on the market and now Reedy has thrown a couple of more into the mix. Both of their new digital servos are water/dust resistant, come with an aluminum mid-case, and use coreless motors. Their new RS1206 is stated to have a transit speed of .08 and a torque of 141 oz-in at 6 volts, while [...]

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Dromida Ominus FPV Video

New Dromida Ominus FPV Video from Hobbico

Have you tried out an FPV Quadcopter yet? If not, Dromida has just released a playful little video showcasing some of the features on their new Ominus FPV. The Ominus comes with a 1MP Wi-Fi enabled high-definition 1280×720 digital camera and an affordable $199 price point. The video is well worth a quick watch and you can hit up This [...]

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