For Bashers, By Bashers!

Everybody’s Scalin’ For the Weekend – A Challenger Appears

Our hobby has seen it’s fair share of great rivalries. Back in the day Tamiya and Kyosho duked it out in a battle for monster truck supremacy. Associated, Losi and the aforementioned Big K have been waging war on the race track seemingly forever. When it comes to bashing it’s been Traxxas versus….well, everyone I suppose (at least for the [...]


aquacraft miss seattle

AquaCraft Miss Seattle U-16 Brushless Unlimited Hydroplane

Want to talk about wild? Unlimited hydroplane boats are some of the wildest and fastest boats on the water. For your bashing pleasure the crew over at AquaCraft have a new unlimited hydroplane on the way called the Miss Seattle. The Miss Seattle is a RTR that comes fully assembled and ready to tackle the water. An unlimited hydroplane has to [...]


RC4WD Raceline Monster 1.9 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Raceline Monster 1.9″ Black Beadlock Wheels

Need some extra bling for that 1.9 scaler of yours? These black RC4WD Raceline Monster Beadlock Wheels can help give your truck the look you are after. These are CNC machined from billet aluminum then anodized in black for that tough off-road look. * Officially licensed and highly detailed * Fit on standard 12mm hexes * Scale hex head bolts for [...]


Axial 2.2 Walker Evans IFD Wheels

Axial 2.2″ Walker Evans IFD Wheels in Chrome/Black

Need some new wheels for your Axial Wraith or AX10? If so, these 2.2″ Walker Evans IFD Wheels from Axial would look mighty fine on your truck. These use Axial’s Interchangeable Face Design that make it easy to change looks and work with most 2.2″ tires. * Officially licensed by Walker Evans * Three piece bead-lock * Uses six screws for disassembly * Breather [...]


ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 08.14.2014, Version- Your Letters, My Responses

“QUESTION FOR CUBBY Dear Cubby; I’m a speed and bash rc truck person – slash and savage, etc. – but I really like the looks of some of the crawlers. And was wondering if anyone has had any luck modifying a crawler for speed and bashing. I realize they have a high center of gravity but I thought the wide stance and [...]


Team Associated Shocks

Team Associated Factory Team V2 .71 Threaded Bodies

Team Associated has just made it easy to upgrade the shocks on your RC10 Classic or Worlds Car with their new V2.71 Threaded Shock Bodies. The new bodies are designed to offer lower friction (for better action) and the internals are designed to last longer between rebuilds. The part number is #7438, they are street priced at $23, and they are [...]


Pro-Line Pro-Spec Shock Guide

Pro-Line Pro-Spec Shock Spring Guide

Now that you’ve got that uber pair of Pro-Line Pro-Spec shocks mounted on your truck, it’s time to get them tuned in perfectly. You might want to go to softer springs for more traction, or harder springs for heavier vehicles or for absorbing those big roof jumps. To make that task easier, Pro-Line has put out a handy chart that [...]


Kyosho America California Dreamin

California Dreamin Road Trip – Kyosho America

Sure, Kyosho is well known for their high-end racing gear and multiple IFMAR championships, but as of late they have been putting out loads of bashing style products. Their new Psycho Kruiser monster truck and fully RTR Dirt Hog buggy are prime examples of that. Lucky for us, the crew at Kyosho America were nice enough to let us take a [...]


Dromida Gets Social

The folks over at Dromida would like to let the world know they want to be friends. They have added a new Facebook page as well as a newsletter sign-up so you never miss an ounce of Dromida news. You can hit their main site by Clicking Here for the newsletter, or head Over Here for their new Facebook page. [...]


RPM Oversized Rear Axle Carriers for the ECX Vehicles

RPM RC Continues the love for all things ECX! Their latest Oversized Rear Axle Carriers will fit the ECX Boost, Ruckus, Circuit, and Torment 2wd vehicles. The new carriers fix several issues such as bearing life due to RPM allowing 5x11mm bearings instead of the stock 5x10mm. They are also much more durable over stock, as to be expected from [...]


New Flybarless Unit from Spartan RC! The Vortex VX1e

Hey guys, during my time at the IRCHA Jamboree, I got a neat little scratch card that ushered me quickly to the Spartan RC booth. I won myself a new helicopter gyro system for flybarless 3D helicopters called the Vortex VX1e. Newly released for purchase first at the Jamboree, I got to see what makes it a great system. Here are the details from SpartanRC: Tail – [...]


Pro-Line Racing California Dreamin

California Dreamin Road Trip – Pro-Line Racing

If you have been reading BigSquidRC for any length of time, you know we are big fans of Pro-Line Racing. Their products are top notch, just like the people behind them. Yesterday we were once again lucky enough to visit the PL crew and learn more about what it takes to get all their uber products to market. During our [...]


Product Spotlight – Pro-Line FaultLine 1.9 Bead-Loc Wheels

I’ve had my Pro-Line Faultline 1.9 wheels on my main Axial SCX10 comp/trail truck for close to five months now and in that time have beaten the tar outta them. Click the “Read More” below to see how they fared!


Raging Rotors Recap: IRCHA Jamboree 2014

If you didn’t see it already, I took a lot of pictures over last weekend when I was at the IRCHA Jamboree 2014. I even walked out of there a winner! In a lot of cases, pictures do the Jamboree justice, but there still is a lot one can talk about that the pictures can’t start to describe. I thought I’d make [...]


RC On Top Gear UK – More RC on TV

Similar to Mythbusters here in the states, we can always count on Top Gear UK (yea yea, the good one, we know) to include some sort of RC madness every few episodes. Hey their intro used to show them holding rc controllers! This episode had Jeremy Clarkson pretending to be a police officer, and he was showing off all the new [...]