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Big Squid RC is Expanding the Crew!

Things keep getting busier and busier around here, so we are once again searching to add some help to the Big Squid RC Team! We have come a long way in the last year or so. Our readership is off the charts, company support has been tremendous, and the work keeps flowing. No longer are we looking for just [...]

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CoreRC Lipo BSRC

New Lipos from CORE RC

Everybody loves them some lipos… CORE RC has a couple new low cost lipos to feed your lithium polymer fever. They are avaliable in 3000mAH and 4000mAh capacities, 20C discharge rates, and come with a JST-EH balance plug and Deans Ultra plug already installed. These plastic hard case lipos have rounded edges, which mean they should be [...]

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ST Racing Concepts Losi Ten SCTE Upgrade Review

There are many ways to enjoy our hobby. Driving probably tops the list for most, but some enjoy doing intricate airbrush paint jobs, some enjoy building the smoothest diffs, while others simply enjoy hopping up their truck to make it the best it can be. STRC puts food on their table catering to those that enjoy hopping up their rides [...]

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HPI – *UPDATED* e-Firestorm Flux Review

I blame Jeff for posting the first sneak peak pictures of the *UPDATED* HPI e-Firestorm Flux from RCX and sparking my need to get one. The Firestorm Flux shown at RCX wasn’t a completely new stadium truck, but it did have a ton of new features like waterproof electronics, an updated motor and ESC, 2.4GHz radio system, and two [...]

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THE Cub Report- 07.04.2011- Let Those Fireworks Ri…

Greetings from the overly posh BigSquid offices, and here’s to hoping you and yours are thoroughly enjoying Americas independence day, I know we certainly are. BBQ + fireworks + family + rc cars = uber July 4th weekend! Our wacky BSRC bash crew spent the day in Peoria Illinois on Saturday bashing and thrashing two of Thunder Tigers new vehicles- [...]

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Traxxas Ken Block Gymkhana Fiesta...now in brushed…

Are you looking for a Ken Block Gymkhana Fiesta but don’t think you can handle the brushless VXL setup? Maybe you’re just opposed to all brushless motors? Maybe you have another reason I haven’t noted here? Whatever the case may be, Traxxas has you covered. The 1/16 scale version of Ken Block’s Ford Fiesta is now [...]

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Get out and bash!

A few of the BSRC crew will be out at the River City Raceway in Peoria Il. this Sunday (July 3,2011). We have a few new vehicles to test for some upcoming reviews, and it’s always fun to check out other area tracks. So if you are in the Peoria IL area, hit the link and come on out [...]

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Futaba S3306MG 1/5 Scale Servo

For all those GO BIG or GO HOME large scale people, Futaba has announced the S3306MG. It’s a 1/5th scale metal gear servo. At 6v is has 333oz of torque and a speed of .16 sec/60. So it sounds like it can pack a punch and be quick about it! Expect the price to be about $50-$60. Hit up the [...]

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Evan's 5 Minutes...on Selling My Soul for the Sava…

What’s up Squiddys?! It’s time for another edition of Evan’s 5 Minutes… As the title suggests, the topic of today’s mad dash will be the newly announced HPI Savage XS Flux, and what I’m willing to do for it. Before we launch into that, I just wanted to congratulate Thunder Tiger and their T4-G3 Monster Truck on [...]

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BMiller Racing Team

It’s always cool to see big name athletes or celebrities getting involved in RC. This time veteran NBA big man Brad Miller has formed BMiller Racing. Brad Miller is a two-time NBA All-Star and currently plays for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Brad played at East Noble High School (just a short drive from my hometown in Indiana) [...]

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Novak Edge 2S Racing and Timbuk2 Crawler ESCs

Today Novak sent out some info on two new speed controllers they have coming soon. The first is the Novak Edge 2S Racing ESC. The Edge is small, lightweight and ideal for those 1/10th and 1/12th scale racing vehicles, both on-road and off. It boasts being on of the smallest ESC’s under $100, and includes on-board programming, temperature monitoring, [...]

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HPI Savage XS Flux RTR - World's Fastest Mini Mons…

It’s been in sneak-peak photos, small demo videos, and my dreams almost every night. Now, it is finally here! HPI Racing has finally officially announed the Savage XS Flux! I’m so dang excited I can barely focus! The Savage XS Flux is being billed as the “World’s Fastest Mini Monster Truck”. HPI is promising 65+ MPH, yet [...]

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DuraTrax Short Course Tires

DuraTrax has new line of Short Course Tires

Remember a little while ago, around IHobby time, when DuraTrax announced their line of competition grade 1/8 scale buggy tires?  Everybody was all like “What?  DuraTrax?  No way.  Why are they getting into that market?  What’s going on here?  Where’d I put my pants?”  Well, now they are expanding their competition tire line to short course competition.  DuraTrax has a [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter- 06.30.2011- Questions Pour In, I…

OK,I’ve been checking your site for over a year now with relative ease until the last few months. My question is WHAT THE F*&K IS WRONG WITH YOUR F&*^*ING WEBSITE?!?!?!?!?!?!?! I’m not exaggerating when I say that 70% of the time it doesn’t load up. Then on other occasions, it’s slower than most of Tamiyas products that don’t cost [...]

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Reedy Competition 60c LiPos (2)

Reedy Competition LiPos available again, get 'em w…

If you’ve been shopping for some Reedy LiPos, you’ve probably had a bit of trouble finding them.  Well wait no more, the gang at Reedy has just sent along a note that their 60c Competition LiPos are back in stock and shipping out as we speak. If you’ll recall, these batteries are available in all kinds of configurations, including single cell [...]

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