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Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Part Two

Before we get started, you can click here for Part One if you missed it. Building the trucks? Easy. Building the mud pit? PITA. This is the numero uno thing I’ve learned about racing r/c mudders. And of course the day we picked to build the track and run these vehicles just so happened to be 95 degrees with high humidity [...]

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Pro-Line Racing Big Bash Video Contest - $1000 Cas…

Are you one of those people who goes out and bashes after school, after work, on the weekends, records some sweet video and posts it to YouTube? Maybe you do all the bashing, but just not the filming? Would $1000 Cash be enough for you to press record? Here is the deal, with the help of Pro-Line Racing we are [...]

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RC Freaks Bash

Bash In St Louis This Weekend

Live in the Midwest and looking for a place to bash this weekend? The St. Louis Missouri RC Freaks are putting on a big bash this Sunday. The Springdale Park Bash is open to all the popular scales of rc cars/trucks and to both gas and electric powered vehicles. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew will be there in full force to [...]

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FireBrand RC DynaTron 20

FireBrand RC DynaTron 20 Engine Insert

Scale realism in rc now days includes things like rear view mirrors, smoke coming out of the exhaust, and sound modules. It also includes highly detailed engine compartments. If you’ve been searching for a cool looking Engine Insert for your next custom build, take a look at the new DynaTron 20 from FireBrand RC. The DynaTron 20 is a highly [...]

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Video Sakura

Video - 3 Racing Full Option Sakura D4 AWD/RWD Fro…

For all you harcore drift guys out there, RC Mart has just released the first video of the new 3 Racing Sakura D AWD & RWD car in action. The new Sakura is making big waves in the drift community, take a look at the video to find out why. To get more details on both the AWD and RWD, [...]

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83 MPH Castle Baja 5B

Readers Rides – 83 MPH Castle Powered HPI Baja 5B

Everybody likes making high speed passes, it is one of the ultimate tests of power, skill, and tuning ability. Recently we caught up with Albert Gwaltney, a BigSquidRC reader who has been putting up some impressive numbers with his 5th Scale HPI Baja 5B. You see, Albert’s HPI Baja is regularly breaking the 80 mph mark, something that is NOT [...]

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RC4WD Atturo Trail Blade M/T 1.9 Scale Tires

RC4WD Atturo Trail Blade M/T 1.9 Scale Tires

The latest scale tire to hit the 1.9 scene is the RC4WD Atturo Trail Blade M/T. Fully licensed by Atturo, the Trail Blade M/T looks just like its full sized counterpart and is ready for serious off-road use. For extra traction they are molded in RC4WD’s X2SS compound and come with plenty of sidewall lugs for when the going gets [...]

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STRC v2 Slash 4x4 LCG Conversion kit

ST Racing Concept's V2 Traxxas Slash 4x4 LCG Conve…

Newly updated from STRC is their Traxxas Slash 4×4 LCG Conversion Kit. Leading the list of revisions is a narrower 4mm aluminum chassis and a loss in weight, down 30 grams from the original. There is also more clearance around the rear sway bar mount and a revised battery strap. You can get the kit with either black or blue [...]

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Fire Brand RC Banshee Truck Body

Fire Brand RC Banshee Truck Body

Add a distinct new look to your ride with the Multi-Fit Banshee body from Fire Brand RC. Being a multi-fit body means that the body can be installed on a wide variety of different trucks and it comes in clear, ready for your custom paint scheme. A large decal sheet is included, as are window masks and a protective over-spray [...]

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Pro Boat Voracity-E 36 Brushless Deep-V

Unboxing The Pro Boat Voracity-E 36 Brushless Deep…

What does it look like when opening the box on the new Pro Boat Voracity-E 36? Well, to show everyone out in rc land what comes in the box we took a bunch of pictures while unboxing our test unit. The Voracity-E is certainly a beast, it is physically quite a large boat and comes with a brutish 6S LiPo [...]

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THE Cub Report, Version- Always Outnumbered, Never…

You know, I’ve used the title “Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned” (the title of a Prodigy album) once before, wayyyyyyy back in 2009. So this week I thought I would hop in the time machine and go back to what I wrote back in ’09 and see how it stands up today. So what was in my ’09 Cub Report? * I [...]

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RC4WD 1/8 Warn Zeon 10 Winch

RC4WD 1/8 Warn Zeon 10 Winch

New from the folks at RC4WD is the 1/8 Warn Zeon Winch. The winch is officially licensed by Warn and should look pretty trick on your scale rig. * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Uses a 4.2′ long synthetic rope * Comes with spring loaded hook * Accepts voltages from 6-11V * Rebuildable design * 30 day warranty * Dead lifts 12lbs, rolling drags 18lbs The winch [...]

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Reedy Sonic 540-M3 Competition Brushless Motors

Reedy Sonic 540-M3 Brushless Motors

For the power hungry, Reedy has a new line of Sonic 540-M3 Brushless Motors. The 540-M3s have a number of new features including a machined 3 piece can, thicker solder tabs, and an all new stator design. * Dual ball bearings * Optimized air cooled design * Balanced rotor * Adjustable timing * High strength magnet * Built to ROAR specs * Rebuildable A wide variety of different [...]

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HPI Racing Crawler King Unboxing

We got our hands on an HPI Racing Crawler King 1973 Ford Bronco Edition! Personally we were huge fans of the Wheelie King back in the day because it was just a fun little basher. Will the Crawler King be a fun crawler? While we aren’t expecting to win any comps, we are hoping it can take a decent bashing [...]

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How To Spektrum AVC Stability Control

How To - Dialing In Spektrum's AVC Stability Contr…

A few months ago we Did An Article on how to put Spektrum’s AVC Electronic Stability Control in a typical bash vehicle like the Traxxas 2wd Slash VXL, but what good is AVC if it isn’t set-up properly? Today we’ll be going over some tips on how to dial in the AVC Stability Control on your car. * Before you even [...]

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