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Big Squid RC Store Updates – New Hats!

Cubby has been bugging forever for us to get some new hats, and they have finally arrived! We just updated the Big Squid RC Shop with several different styles and looks. They are only $20 each and were a HUGE hit at the bash this weekend! Most places sell the same style hats for $30! Cubby likes to call them [...]

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June Hobby Outlook is Live

As you all know by now we also do articles for the official Hobby Town online magazine called Hobby Outlook. Well the June Hobby Outlook has gone just gone live. Our article this month was on basic Basher Maintenance. Simple and quick things you can do to keep your ride in good basher health. Nothing crazy or difficult, just quick [...]

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Pro-Line Traxxas Performance Transmission Review

THE Pro-Line Traxxas Performance Transmission ReviewTraxxas has sold roughly 9.412 zillion 2wd Slash’s/Bandit’s/Rustler’s/Stampede’s, and while they are a bashing staple and are generally solid trucks, they aren’t without fault. For example, how many of you Slash owners out there have blown out more than a few (dozen) spur gears? How many of you Stampede owners have cooked a few motors? [...]

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Summer Kick Off Bash Pictures

Well, the Summer Kick Off Bash turned out to be a real blast! We had people from several states show up and partake in some serious bashing fun! The events we ended up doing were the Obstacle Course that ended by slamming into a ton of old transmitters as the finish line, the Sumo event, Demolition Derby, the Shopping Cart [...]

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THE Cub Report, 06.11.2012, Version- The Sweet Sound of Chas…

Hola friends, bashers, industry types, and rc hobbyists, you’ve made it to yet another funtabulous edition of THE Cub Report. BigSquid’s way uber Summer Kick Off Bash went off with sizzle on Saturday. The weather was perfect, there was a great crowd of fun loving bashers, and all the events seemed to provide big smiles across the board. All day [...]

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RC4WD Mojave Body Set for Trail Finder 2

New from RC4WD is the Mojave Body Set for the Trail Finder 2 Truck! It’s an injected molded body that comes in white or yellow. Clear lexan window, dash with steering wheel, decal dash sheet, and all the hardware you need to mount it. It does come un-assembled, so you’ll need to put this one together before putting it on [...]

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Classic Car Show Demo Pics

Last night Big Squid RC was invited to do a RC demo at the Westmont Cruisin’ Nights in Westmont Il. Our demo was a huge hit, and we have been invited back to do a few more shows! Keep a eye on the front page, we will let you know when we do the next one in July! #gallery-16 { margin: [...]

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Pro-Line Performance Transmission Unboxing

We just got our hands on the Pro-Line Performance Transmission, and everyone is fighting over who’s going to get to install it and review it! Cubby literally had Wrench in a headlock while they were trying to get their hands on it. Maybe hanging it from the ceiling like a pinata and telling them winner gets it was a bad [...]

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Pro-Line Sneak Peaks – Shock Shaft and Tires

Pro-Line sent a sneak peak of a couple of new products that they will probably be officially announcing soon. We love the sneak peaks, so here ya go! They have a new Shock Shaft coming soon. No details, so I’m not sure if it’s only for their shocks, or if they will fit all sorts of other sizes. They also [...]

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Pro-Line Performance Transmission Video – Part 2

Our buddy Matt from Pro-Line posted a second video with a little more information about the Pro-Line Performance Transmission for the Traxxas Slash (And other similar Traxxas Vehicles). Watch for our review coming soon!Check the Pro-Line website for more details.

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Westmont IL Cruisin’ Nights

Big Squid RC was invited out to do a little RC demo action at the Westmont Cruisin’ Nights in Westmont Il. There is live music, food, awesome cars, and us! What other reasons do you need? So if you are in the Chicago Suburb area, and looking for something to do tonight.. (Thursday, 6-7-2012) we will be there putting on [...]

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ASK Cub Reporter, 06.07.2012, Version- Your Questions, My Sm…

Dear Cubby, Do you have any idea why there are no lithium jelly batteries on the market? You probably don’t have any idea what I’m talking about, so I’ll explain: Lithium jelly batteries are basically LiPo’s, only, the lithium has been turned into a non-flammable jelly. This type of battery could be the revolution to batteries, here’s why: 1. They are extremely safe. [...]

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Ares RC Chronos CX 75 Nano Micro RTF Heli

Ares RC has sent some info on their new helicopters called the Chronos CX 75. It’s a Nano-Micro Heli that sounds like it has us bashers in mind. It’s RTF (Ready to Fly) out of the box, and is designed to be durable so anyone can learn to fly it. It comes with the batteries you need, a [...]

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Modding The Helion Dominus Part 5 - Installing Upgraded Off …

Modding The Helion Dominus Part 5 – Installing Upgraded Off Road TiresThe Helion Dominus has proven itself an extremely poplar bash machine, so popular in fact that it won BigSquid’s March Bashness contest against some very stiff competition. Many of the people that have chosen the Dominus as their basher of choice use it strictly off road. While the stock [...]

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Pro-Line 50’s Chevy Body – Sharpies and Rattle Cans???

Brian handed me a Pro-Line Early 50’s body and basically said ‘wow me’. Had to do something different with this one so here goes…. I wanted something that was easy enough that anyone could do it with some basic household items and a little imagination. The only paints used are common rattle can paints available at any local hardware [...]

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