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HobbyTech STR8 GT 8th Scale Electric Car

HobbyTech STR8 GT 8th Scale 4wd Electric On-Road Car Kit

HobbyTech has announced a new on-road car that might interest some of you speed freaks out there. Their new STR8 GT is an 8th scale 4wd beast that should be capable of putting serious power to the ground. Some of the features and specs include- * Single pack layout for perfect weight balance * CNC aluminium motor mount in 2 pieces for [...]


Big Squid RC Live – Show 3

Are you ready for Big Squid RC Live? Tonight at 9pm CST we will be doing a live web show where we discuss the latest RC news, reviews, and answer your questions! Other big news tonight? We will announce another BASHER APPROVED Winner! Did we mention we are giving away another BRAND NEW ARRMA Vehicle?!Update: Live show is now over. [...]


Agama A8T Truggy

Agama A8T Nitro 8th Scale Truggy

You may not be too familiar with the Agama brand of rc, but they are quite successful in the nitro 8th scale racing scene. Today they announced their new A8T 8th scale nitro truggy. Based off their very quick A8 buggy, the Agama team have been fine tuning the A8T truggy to be dialed right out of the box. Check [...]


BigSquidRC Live Show

BigSquidRC Live Tonight at 9 PM CST

Tune in to our main page tonight at 9 PM CST to catch our third BigSquidRC Live show. We will be talking about some of the latest rc news, announcing a Basher Approved transmitter, talking about your live comments, as well as giving away another brand spank’n new truck live on the air! Feel free to leave us a comments [...]


Open Hobby TS-4 Transmitter

Open Hobby TS-4 Four Channel 2.4 GHz Transmitter

Yesterday we posted a picture of the new Open Hobby touch screen charger, today take a look at the Open Hobby TS-4 transmitter. The new TS-4 is rumored to have 4 channels, a touch screen, and be 2.4 GHz, but we’ve yet to hear when, or even if, they will be hitting the shores of America. Till then, keep an [...]


Hobao Hyper Cage Buggy-E

Hobao Hyper Cage Buggy-E 1/8th Scale RTR

The crew over at Hobao has a new entry into the basher 8th scale buggy market, the Hyper Cage Buggy-E. It looks eerily similar to the old XTM Sand Rail Buggy and offers a host of features that should make it quite popular to the hard-core bashing crowd. The big roll cage on the Hobao offers extra protection when going [...]


radient reaktor

Radient RC Reaktor Brushless Combo

New from Radient RC is this brushless motor and ESC combo. The 3500kv system is built to be ideal for your 2WD 1/10th scale vehicles and can even handle running in your 4WD Helion Dominus SC and TR. It can handle 2S or 3S lipo setups, and the waterproof esc is ready for your bashing. The Radient product line can [...]


hpi savage xl octane gas powered monster truck

HPI Savage XL Octane Gasoline Powered RTR Monster Truck

Remember the gas powered engines that HPI first showed at Toy Show in Germany earlier this year? It looks like they are about to come to fruition with the new Savage XL Octane monster truck. The new Octane Savage features a 15cc gas engine for more torque and longer runtimes. Some of the other features include- * All-new 15CC gasoline powered [...]


Open Hobby Zenith Battery Lipo Charger

Open Hobby Zenith 2 Channel Battery Charger

It seems everywhere you look now days is some type of uber new battery charger and the new Open Hobby Zenith is no exception. The Zenith has two channels of output and has a handy touch screen for your convenience. The Zenith also sports a small footprint to ensure there is plenty of room left on your pit table to [...]


Basher Approved Logo

Basher Approved Updates!

Yes, it has been a while, but we don’t just hand these things out to anyone who wants to toss us cash like the other industry awards. The Basher Approved award is probably one of the most sought after awards in the RC world because companies actually have to EARN it! It’s our stamp of approval, and we [...]


BigSquidRC Live Show

Reminder- BigSquidRC Live Show Wednesday Night 9 PM CST

Here is a quick reminder that we will be doing another BigSquidRC LIVE show this Wednesday night at 9pm CST. Last week we benched raced some of the news of the day, Jeff and I had technical difficulties, we gave away a new Durango, we announced the ECX Torment as Basher Approved, and Cubby joined in live from his local [...]


Durango DESC 410RV2 Review SCT

Durango DESC410R V2 4wd Electric Kit Short Course Truck Revi…

THE Durango DESC410R V2 4wd Electric Kit, Short Course Truck ReviewIntro: Monster trucks and 8th scale buggies used to be the Kings of the Hill at your local bash spot, but in the last couple of years 4wd short course trucks have made a run at the top. Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the Team Durango DESC410R [...]


ProTek Aluminum Radio Case

ProTek Aluminum Radio Case From A-Main Hobbies

After you’ve spent a lot of money on a high-end transmitter you want to keep it safe. ProTek recently announced their new Aluminum Radio Case for just that purpose. The new ProTek case features a rugged aluminum outer shell and comes with custom foam inserts to perfectly fit your surface or air transmitter. The features don’t end there- it also [...]


Associated Replay ReView XD Field Monitor

Associated Replay XD ReView Field Monitor

The latest and greatest from Team Associated is their new Replay XD ReView Field Monitor. The ReView uses a 4.3″ screen with 480 x 272 resolution, thus allowing you to make sure your on-board camera is aimed properly and then allowing you to take a look at footage while still at the track. Some of the features and specs include- * [...]


Cubby with Vaughn Gittin Mustang

THE Cub Report, 12.10.2012, Version: It's Obviously Broken, …

Good morning everyone, happy Monday to you all, and here’s to hoping you have a great week that just freak’n blows by. First up, some BigSquidRC news. Yes, we’ll be doing another BigSquidRC Live show again this Wednesday. If you caught it last week you saw exactly what can happen during a live net show. Jeff’s computer decided to chunk a tire [...]