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kyosho jet stream 600

Kyosho Jet Stream 600 Readyset

While most every body of water near the BigSquidRC offices is still frozen solid, it isn’t too early to dream about spring and getting in some boat action. Hitting your local hobby shops in March is the new Jet Stream 600 from Kyosho. The Jet Steam 600 comes as a Readyset, pre-built and ready to hit the water. A water [...]

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Gmade 1.9 MT1902 Offroad tires

Gmade 1.9″ MT1902 Offroad Tires

Just announced from Gmade are new MT1902 rock crawling tires. Designed to fit 1.9″ wheels and molded in a super soft compound, the Gmade MT1902s have a nice scale look that should work well out on the trail. Big, deep lugs are used to provide traction and soft foam inserts are included with each pair. Catch up on more Gmade [...]

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Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser CR01

Limited Edition Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser with CR01…

For the rock crawling crowd, Tamiya has announced a limited edition version of a Toyota FJ Cruiser that will come on their CR01 chassis. Their CR01 is a 4wd platform that comes with 4 link suspension and gear diffs that are lockable by simply turning a screw. Some of the other features of the FJ CR01 include- * Comes as a [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 02.05.2014, Version- Whoa, Letter of th…

“My pro-line mt I need some advice, there isn’t anyone who has pegged the best electronics system for bashing with the new pro-line pro mt and proclaimed it as such. I just ordered a kit and there aren’t even any recommendations on their website. I know you reviewed it with a castle mamba max pro sct with 1410 series 3800 kv [...]

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Serpent S120 LTR 1/12 pancar

Serpent S120 LTR 1/12 Pan Car

One of the longest running and most popular classes on indoor carpet is 1/12th scale pan car. Needless to say, the competition to produce the best 12th scaler is quite intense. Serpent is known for their high-end products and have just announced their latest entry into the 12th scale class, the S120 LTR. Some of the highlights of the new [...]

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Raging Rotors: Beware the Goblin, or, Things I Lea…

All the way back in August, I got my hands on a Goblin 570 from SAB Helidivision thanks to my friends at PrestigeRC/HeliDirect. Over the past few months, I have been diligently working on it while getting more and more excited for flying season to start this now snowy 2015. I have only built a Baja 5B SS in all my time in RC, [...]

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RPM Front Upper & Lower A-arms Helion Dominus

RPM RC Front Upper & Lower A-arms for Helion Domin…

Want to beef up your Helion Dominus? Now you can with Front Upper & Lower Arms from RPM RC. Molded here in America from legendary RPM nylon, the RPM arms are beefed up in all the right places and have tighter tolerances than the stock units for less slop. Each package contains one upper and one lower arm and have [...]

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Thunder Tiger Olympian

Thunder Tiger Olympian Deep-V Brushless RTR

With spring time just around the corner (YES!!!), it isn’t too early to start looking for a new rc boat. The latest boat from Thunder Tiger is the Olympian Deep-V. The Olympian is a rtr that comes stock with a 2000kV brushless motor and a one meter long (39.1″) high performance deep-v hull. Water cooling is used to keep the [...]

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ArialFreaks Hyper400 3D

Unboxing the AerialFreaks Hyper400 3D

With the Invertix400, Blade 200QX, and Leap 3D inverted flight type quadcopters already on the market, the team over at AerialFreaks wanted me to try out their new Hyper400 3D just to see how theirs stacks up to the competition. Needless to say I got very excited when a few days after our conversation that a quadcopter was sitting on my front porch, sooner than anyone [...]

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Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tired of every new product being murdered out? Looking for that clean all-white 80’s look in your next buggy? If so, Tamiya has you dialed with the new White Version of the Dark Impact buggy. With virtually every molded part coming white, they don’t get much cleaner looking than the new Dark Impact. Some of the other notable features of [...]

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Gmade GT02 Beadlock Wheels 2.2"

Gmade GT02 Beadlock Wheels for 2.2″ Tires

Gmade is known for several things, one of which is their wheel and tire line-up. Their latest wheels are GT02 Beadlocks. These are designed to fit most popular 2.2″ tires and are a true internal beadlock design with no gluing required. The GT02s come in black and have a scale realistic design to look good out on the trail. The [...]

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Dromida DB4.18 Desert Buggy Review

Dromida DB4.18 1/18th Desert Buggy Review

There are plenty of good reasons to buy an 18th scaler, but most people buy them because they are so affordable and typically hard to break. Dromida has sold boatloads (literally) of 18th scalers over the last couple of years and recently we got a chance to test out their new DB4.18 Desert Buggy. Is the DB4.18 a good noobie [...]

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Pro Boat Recoil Self-Righting Deep V Brushless RTR

Pro Boat Recoil 17" Self-Righting Deep V Brushless…

Flipping a boat in the middle of a lake can take hours to recover, which needless to say is not any fun. That’s why the lastest from Pro Boat, the Recoil 17″ Deep V, comes with a Self-righting feature. If you find yourself upside down with the Recoil, just hit the gas and it self-rights itself and you are instantly [...]

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JConcepts Diamond Bar Tires

JConcepts 2.2″ Diamond Bar 2wd Buggy Front Tires

Some of the latest and greatest in tire design comes from JConcepts with their Diamond Bar 2.2″ 2wd Buggy Front Tires. As you can see by their interesting tread design, the Diamond Bars are specifically made for consistent traction, not to dig-in or be edgy on high-bite surfaces. The Diamond Bars will be available in three different compounds and come [...]

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Spektrum S6270 Low Profile HV Race Servo

Spektrum S6270 Low Profile HV Race Servo

Low profiles servos are smaller and lighter than “normal” size, but can make for an easier install while still offering plenty of performance. The latest servo from Spektrum is a low profile unit called the S6270. The S6270 is blazing fast with a transit speed of .05 at 8.4 volts. It is no slouch at torque either with 174 oz-in [...]

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