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LRP Spin Super Brushless ESC

New from LRP is the Spin Super Brushless ESC. It’s designed for the parking lot, and newbie guys and built for 1/10th scale on-road and off-road vehicles. It has a switching BEC and can handle from 2s to 4S lipo batteries. It’s upgradable via usb and is ‘splash proof’ which is more than enough protection for most people. We [...]


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Horizon Off-Road Showdown at US Air Meet 2012

Here’s something you don’t see or hear about often. Off road RC and Planes at the same event! This year Horizon Hobby is having their Off-Road Showdown during the US Air Meet 2012 in Sanford, Maine USA. The dates are September 6-9 and the event will include multiple layouts for 1/8th scale nitro and 1/10th scale electric racing. Our buddy [...]


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Full Scale Racing at Traxxas TORC

Route 66 Raceways in Joliet Illinois hosted round 8 of the 2012 Traxxas Torc Series last week. While some TORC tracks are large outdoor facilities, round 8 was the equivalent of a supercross. The Route 66 facility is normally a half mile banked dirt oval, but when TORC comes to town they turn the infield into an off-road paradise. The [...]


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Around the Pits At Traxxas TORC Series

For our readers that were unable to make the Traxxas TORC race last week in Joliet Illinois you not only missed some incredible racing action, but also all the behind the scenes stuff going on in the pits. Below is a collection of pictures taken all over the pit area to give a feeling for what it’s like to attend [...]



RC Racing at Traxxas TORC Event

One of the festivities held during a Traxxas TORC event is their Pro Driver RC Challenge. This is where all the top drivers from the full scale event go toe to toe racing Traxxas Slash 2wd trucks. While watching the rc race it’s easy to see that all the full scale drivers, guys that risk life and limb on the [...]


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The Beautiful Faces of Traxxas TORC

Of course the Traxxas TORC series has plenty of males in attendance, but there are lots of females that also enjoy watching the action out on the track. Enjoy the gallery below of some of the faces seen around the Route 66 Raceways round of the Traxxas TORC series. #gallery-10 { margin: auto; } #gallery-10 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-10 img { border: 2px [...]


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Full Scale Traxxas Buggy At The Traxxas TORC Series

The whole BigSquidRC crew had a great time covering the Traxxas TORC race at Route 66 Raceways in Joliet Illinois. One of the coolest things we saw at the TORC series in Joliet was the Traxxas Buggy driven by 14 year old Mitchell DeJong. Mitchell was an inspiration to everyone in the stands, wheeling the Traxxas sponsored Super Buggy through the [...]



For some reason all I hear rattling inside this immensely small brain of mine is that awesome INXS song from back in 88, “Devil Inside”. Well now that I have totally dated myself let’s get down to business! Looks like everyone and their lost cousins missing dogs uncle is getting in on the Rally Car trend. Kyosho will be releasing [...]


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Travis Pastrana At The Traxxas TORC Series

The Travis Pastrana Nitro Circus world tour rolled through Joliet Illinois on Thursday and Friday to compete in the Traxxas TORC off-road series. Travis drove a Red Bull backed Pro 2 truck to a strong second place finish on Thursday night, but got hacked early and ended up on his lid later in the main on Friday. When talking to [...]



Pro-Line Roof Rack and Light Bar

We just posted about the new Jeep Wrangler Body from Pro-Line, and it had some cool additional accessories in the pictures like their new Rectangular Scale Off-Road Tubular Roof Rack and Performance Light Bar Kit. Pro-Line is showing no signs of slowing down in the scale rc support, and we are digging that! Here is a direct link for that [...]


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Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Body for Axial Wraith

Pro-Line has just announced a new Jeep Wrangler Rubicon body for the Axial Wraith. We have recently been abusing our Wraith for a Wraith Hop Up review, but this body is making me want to dig it back out already and run some more! The scale guys should be loving this one. #gallery-25 { margin: auto; } #gallery-25 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: [...]


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ARRMA Fury Video

The folks over at ARRMA just released a cool new video of the ARRMA Fury. It runs through some of the features of the truck and their adjustable controller while giving you some cool action to enjoy!Check out our ARRMA Fury Review Here if you are looking for more info.


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Big Squid RC at the Traxxas TORC Series Tonight!

For those of you in the Chicagoland area, a few of the Big Squid RC crew will be in attendance tonight at the Traxxas TORC Series. So if you need a Cubby autograph, make sure to stop by! If you can’t make it out to the track, it looks like there will be live coverage tonight (July 20th) on Speed TV! [...]



Hey guys it’s always a pleasure to see this tiny obsession of ours get some good airtime on the boob tube. If you are a Scale Crawler fan of any size or shape you have heard of RC4WD, personally I feel like they have one of the best selections of scale gear around. Stacey David’s show about modifying all things [...]


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GH Racing – Wraith Hop Up Review

GH Racing – Wraith Hop Up ReviewThe Axial Wraith has been a very popular vehicle for crawlers and bashers alike. Whenever a vehicle gains that sort of popularity, the hop-up parts are not far behind. We recently got our hands on a handful of Wraith Hop-Up parts from GH Racing, got them installed, and have been beating on them for [...]