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Pro-Line Square Fuzzies

Pro-Line has a bunch of new tires…

The Square Fuzzie is back.  Pro-Line‘s iconic tire that changed everything is once again available, new and improved.  The improvements include promised longer tread life and availability in the M3 soft compound and the M4 super soft compound. This initial set is made for the 2.2″ rear buggy wheel.  These aren’t the only new tires that Pro-Line has on offer.  [...]


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Pro-Line Open house Event pics

Recently Pro-Line had a open-house event, invited people to come play on their track and enjoy the day. If you didn’t get a chance to make it out there, here are a few photos of the event. Always good to see The Drake with a smile on his face. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: [...]


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Speed Passion Sensored 17.5R Brushless Motor Review

THE Speed Passion Competition Version 3.0 Sensored 17.5R Brushless Motor ReviewAre 17.5 sensored motors strictly for the racing crowd? Many people would say yes, but I’d argue that they can make great basher motors as well. A typical sensored 17.5 offers buttery smooth take offs from a dead stop, long runtimes and controllable power- a perfect set-up for noob [...]


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Kyosho Mini-Z Motorcycle Info and Video

We finally got a little more info on the Kyosho 1/18 scale Mini-Z Motorcycle (moto racer) that we broke the news on a while back. Yes, it is official now! Kyosho will be releasing the MC-01 chassis and it will be called the Mini-Z Moto Racer. The first 1:18 scale motorcycle will be modeled after the YAMAHA YZR-M1. Some of [...]


KO Propo EX-1 K.I.Y. Transmitter

KO Propo announced the release of their new “Kustomize It Yourself” EX-1 transmitter earlier today. Apart from the cool folding screen, it looks like any other transmitter… until you see the stick steering. A 3-part modular construction means that the transmitter is portable and very lightweight, as well as being ectremely adaptable to the preferences of the user. Very little [...]


Xtreme Racing Charger Stands

Xtreme Racing have got some new charger stands to help your charger keep it’s cool when charging. have one on your workbench and keep an eye on your battery with ease – no more squinting to read those tiny screens! They come in several sizes, colours and even materials, so they’ll suit anyones taste, and starting at $17.99, they’ll suit [...]


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ST Racing Concepts – Contest #2

We told you there would be more to give away. So another week, and another awesome ST Racing Concepts contest!! This contest is for the following: 1 Blitz / E-Firestorm Aluminum HD Front Bulk Head, and 1 pair of Aluminum Rear Hub Carriers for the Blitz or E-Firestorm. You also get a set of STRC stickers as well as a set [...]


Redcat Monsoon XTE Review (1)

Redcat Monsoon XTE Review

A couple of Redcat Racing‘s vehicles have appeared in the review section here on Big Squid over the last few months.  And they’ve gotten positive numbers and comments from those that have tested them.  It was because of those reviews that I decided to purchase a Redcat Monsoon XTE, which is a 1/8 scale brushless truggy.  I first saw this [...]


the jig is up

The Jigs Up – Soldering Jig Review

The Jigs Up – Soldering Jig ReviewBeing the wrench for Big Squid, I am always on the lookout for ways to make my job easier. Getting trucks ready for testing and bashing takes up a good chuck of my time. So, when I see something that can cut that time down, I grab it! Lets see if [...]


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Rumor Mill: Traxxas Drag System Coming Soon

File this under the rumor mill, but we have been hearing word that Traxxas may be working on releasing a Drag Race Tree and Timing system that would use their Traxxas App for keeping track of the data. While this has not been officially confirmed, it’s not that far of a stretch with their recent Courtney Force Sponsorship Deal. [...]


THE Cub Report- 01.16.2012- I Guess I Got A Bad Habit

What an awesome Supercross race Saturday night! James “Bubba” Stewart is proving he needs some serious time with a sports psychologist. Bubba crashes more than the BSRC servers, and when he’s not busy crashing he’s not even close to his former “Fastest Man on the Planet” status. Speedy Reedy rode a smart race for points, it’s still early [...]


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Another Winner

Another recent winner, this time from our Onyx Charger Contest sent in this pic of their HPi Blitz with a shiny new Big Squid RC sticker on the side. We’ll file this one under readers rides. Did you win something recently from Big Squid RC? (There are a TON of you out there.. we know, we count these things… ) [...]


Gambler Winner

Winner Pic

We recently got this picture from Carolina our Day 19 Winner in our 20 days of Christmas contest. She was the lucky person to win the Venom Gambler. It looks like the whole family is pretty happy. Congrats guys!


Possible New Illinois RC Track!

We recently received an e-mail from Phil Carnithan. He is the man behind American RC Racing. He has set out on a really ambitious goal of opening a new RC track in the Chicago area. We here at Big Squid RC wish him all the luck in the world. We can never have enough RC tracks, and the fact that [...]


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Venom LiFE-Power Receiver Batteries

New from Venom are these 2S 6.6v LiFE RX Battery packs. They are available in a 1200mAh Flat pack and a 1600mAh Hump Pack. Some of the cool features about these receiver packs are more cycles then a LiPo pack, no low voltage cutoff problems and 5C charge rates. They should hit stores around February 2012 for about $26 Make [...]