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Max Amps Water Cooled Pack (1)

Waterproof? P-Shaw says MaxAmps, try water COOLED.…

Look at that pack pictured above.  No, I mean really look at it.  Notice anything different about it?  Check the pic at left right (I’m an idiot), how about now?  See the tubing and brass nipples?  Why would it have those you ask?  Well because this pack is water-cooled!  Obviously made for boaters looking to eek a little more performance [...]

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EXOtek Tek-SCT carbon fiber chassis set (1)

EXOTek set to make your Micro-SCT a contender

So you’ve read our how-to on converting your Micro-SCT or Micro-Rally to brushless & 2.4 GHz, and now you’re jonesing for more ways to trick out your micro.  Well the EXOTek gang were showing off a trick new carbon fiber chassis kit for you at the RC Expo.  The entire kit consists of a chassis, top deck, and battery hold [...]

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HPI Full Scale Scion (1)

What would happen if…

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were to take a full scale car, shrink it down to 1/10 scale, then take that and blow it up back to full scale?  Well, what you see above may be a pretty close approximation.  HPI, along with Scion, Five Axis, and various others conspired to build this custom Scion xB, [...]

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VG Racing SC10 Roll Cage

VG Racing showing off new roll cage for SC10

The cool cats at VG Racing were living it up at their first RCX showing.  And one of their big, new items is this metal roll cage for the Team Associated SC10.  It’s so new, in fact, that they had just received their shipment of them a couple days ago and haven’t had a chance to put them up on [...]

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Random RCX 2011 Pic

At times the Traxxas Try Me Track at RCX 2011 seemed more like the Traxxas Demo Derby Pit.  It’s a good thing the old Stampede chassis is tough enough to handle it.

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HPI SavageXS Flux (9)

Pictures of SavageXS Flux

As promised, here’s a bunch of pics of what is sure to be a big hit for the gang at HPI.  Check out the gallery and read the previous post with all the pertinent information. #gallery-7 { margin: auto; } #gallery-7 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-7 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-7 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */

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Toughen up your SC8 or RC8B

Basher favorite, RPM, is set to make your SC8 more tougher.  They are introducing front and rear A-arms for the truck, as well as the RC8B buggy.  Beyond the legendary RPM material adding much strength to your ride, you can also expect some nice added touches like molded in shock mounts and additional clearance to allow for more droop in [...]

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Novak’s new 4S system for 1/8 scale buggy & truggy

Novak is showing off their new Kinetic 4S 1/8 scale brushless esc and Ballistic motor combo. It’s current feature set includes timing advance in addition to all the features of the other Kinetic line, minus boost mode. While nothing is set in stone yet, Novak is testing various combinations of motors in the 1800 – 3000 kV range. Unfortunately they have [...]

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SavageXS Flux – a.k.a. mini savage

We first saw the SavageXS Flux at Nuremberg.  Now here it is stateside.  While it’s still in prototype form, the word from RCX is that it should be hitting mid-summer.  It’ll come from the factory RTR, with a waterproof 2.4 GHz radio system, Flux brushless system, and a top speed on 3S of about 60 MPH.  I’ll be posting more [...]

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HPI E-Firestorm Flux 10T

Looking for a new 1/10th scale stadium truck? HPI may have what you are looking for. The new E-Firestorm 10T Flux comes RTR with a 2.4GHz radio, WATERPROOF receiver box, steering servo and Flux Speed Controller, and with the new Castle motor you can get speeds of 50mph on 3S Lipo! The truck also comes with 8.4v 3300mah battery pack, [...]

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Axial XR10 Heavy Duty Gear Plate

Looking to add some strength, bling, and better heat transfer to your XR10 Crawler? Axial Racing’s new heavy duty gear plate has your covered. Precision machined from billet aluminum, the plate is 4mm thick at the motor mount, and designed to dissipate heat quickly and efficiently for better perfomance and all-day crawling. It even comes with three [...]

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Thanks Jeff!!!

‘Jeff Hoy Does His MicroMan’ by Brian It was one year ago today that Jeff posted his first post on Big Squid RC! He’s been kicking a$$ the entire time with posts and tons of behind the scenes work! We really appreciate all the work he does around here, so much that we sent him away this weekend! Just wanted to [...]

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Pro-Line Ford F-150 Raptor SVT body for Stampede

Ford F-150 Raptor SVT for Stampede & Stampede 4×4

NEO: Whoa.  Déjà vu. TRINITY: What did you just say? NEO: Nothing.  Just had a little déjà vu. TRINITY: What happened?  What did you see? NEO: A F-150 Raptor SVT body went past us and then I saw another that looked just like it. TRINITY: How much like it?  Was it the same F-150 Raptor SVT body? NEO: It might have been.  I’m not sure. Pro-Line has [...]

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Pro-Line Gets All Soft Over Off-Road

Looks like Pro-Line is bringing their super soft M4 tire compound to the off-road series. The Revolver, Hole Shot, and Caliber tires will all be getting the M4 treatment in the near future. If you have a 1:8 or 1:10 off-road, and need some soft and traction grabbing action, watch for these coming very soon! Check out the Pro-Line [...]

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Pro-Line Direct Fit 2.8″ Traxxas Tires

Got a Traxxas vehicle you like to run, or some Traxxas 2.8″ wheels that need some new rubber? Pro-Line has just announced a bunch of new Direct Fit Tires for the Traxxas 2.8″ Wheels. The Road Rage, Badlands, Bow-Tie and Dirt Hawg will now be available to slip right on those Traxxas Rims. Check out the Pro-Line website [...]

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