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HPI GT Gigante Truck Body

Want that BIG TRUCK look for your Savage XL? HPI has released the GT Gigante Truck Body. The body is clear, and designed to fit the Savage XL with provisions for the shock towers, engine and exhaust. Comes with decal sheet and official logos. It will also fit any other Savage or similar size monster truck, just need to change [...]

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Duratrax Evader EXT2 Unboxing Photos

Not that long ago we got the Press Release about the Duratrax Evader EXT2! and before that we had the DuraTrax EXT2 Exclusive Spy Shots! Well, now we finally have one in the office! I have become a renewed fan of the DuraTrax Evader series after the release of the

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Futaba 4PKS Unboxing Photos

We recently mentioned that the Futaba 4PKS (S as in Super) would be shipping soon, well we got our hands on one today! First impression out of the box, the thumb stick used to navigate the menus is a huge improvement over the last model! It is much easier to use, and didn’t hurt your [...]

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RPM axle carriers for Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo and Mini Slash

RPM axle carriers for 1/16 E-Revo and Mini Slash

RPM is at it again and once more the beneficiaries of their generous nature are the owners of Traxxas‘ selection of mini trucks, the 1/16 E-Revo and Mini Slash.  These axle carriers, made out of the notoriously tough RPM Material, are among the most requested parts from you guys, so says RPM.  Even more proof that one of the most [...]

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THE Cub Report, 09.12.2010 Version- Saving The Tre…

I just got done with a most way super duper dope weekend, hope you all had the same. For starters, it was a Formula One race weekend, Monza to be exact. At Monza, not only did my beloved Ferrari team land on pole, but the man with the largest eyebrows on the planet (they kinda look like two ginormous caterpillars [...]

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STL RC Drag Racing Club

Drag racing and high speed runs keep getting more popular all across the country. Yesterday I was lucky enough to meet up with a group in the St Louis Missouri area and do some high speed running. The STL RC Drag Racing Club meets every Sunday where they get their cars out and have a great time [...]

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Want to Help or Write for Big Squid RC?

So as you can see from the new site, things are still really booming around here, so we can use some help! There are two ways to help: 1) Join the Big Squid RC Street Team!! 2) Write for Big Squid RC! While Cubby makes it sound like it’s all fun and games around here (for him it is, that’s [...]

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R/C Around the Web – New digs, new threads&#…

Photo of the Week: By julianfb. So after a few months of behind the scenes work, the Big Boss Man decided our new site was finally ready for prime time. Hope you all like it. Also make sure to make use of the new features at the bottoms of each post to “Like” stuff on Facebook or share on Twitter [...]

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Futaba 4PKS Shipping Soon!

Word from Futaba is that the Futaba 4PKS will be shipping soon! We have a few of the older 4PK radios around the office, and I’m a big fan. The new 4PKS looks like it has a few ergonomic changes, plus some internal programming enhancements. It’s up to twice as fast as the 4PK! Has tons [...]

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Holy Cow! What Happened!?

If you are reading this, welcome to the new and improved Big Squid RC! We are on new, bigger, faster, (read move expensive) servers to bring you all the RC news you need! I’m sure there will be a few bumps in the road, this sort of thing never goes smooth, so we ask for your patience over the next few days. [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, A Weekly Q & A Session, Ver…

You shoot us your questions, I give careless advice…. ========== “What is your favorite brand of nitro fuel? Karl F.” Cubby- Ummmm….. I’m not sure where you got any kind of indication that I like nitro in any way, shape or form. Nitro sucks, horribly bad in fact, and is nothing but a PITA. I’ve stated before that I’d like to drive nitro, [...]

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Axial XR10 – Starting the Build

Recently we mentioned that we got our hands on a XR10 kit from Axial. Bill and I recently started the build, and I thought I’d share a few pics from the work shop. We are going to be using the Team Tekin FX-R Rock Crawling System with two 45T motors and the [...]

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Pro-Line Pro Trac Suspension Kit Reviewed!

We just posted in the RC Reviews section the Pro-Line ProTrac Suspension Kit Review. If you are a 2WD Traxxas Slash owner, and you have been having suspension issues, you may want to read this! The kit is a nice upgrade. Click the picture or link and check it out!

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JConcepts Punisher Body for Associated B4.1 and B4

Check out the Punisher latest body from JConcepts. It’s designed to fit the Team Associated B4.1 and B4, and comes with 6.5″ wide high downforce V-Wings Check out the JConcepts web site for more info.

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Hobby Town – Orland Park, IL. HUGE SALE!

Our local Hobby Town is having an amazing sale this Friday and Saturday! It’s their 5th year anniversary, and to celebrate they have a 25% off coupon anything in the store! Plus spend $100 and get a $20 hobby cash coupon! That’s insane! If you have been waiting for any reason to go buy something RC, now is [...]

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