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A Few TORC Series Thoughts

First off, I’d like to thank this kid, whoever he is in the picture. Tim spotted him at the TORC Series event we all attended in Joliet last week. We didn’t give him this shirt, none of us know who he is, but it was just cool to spot someone walking around with a Big Squid RC shirt! As you [...]

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Axial EXO Terra Buggy Hop Ups Review

THE Axial EXO Terra Buggy Hop Ups ReviewThe Axial EXO Terra Buggy is a very competent bash-mobile, but who can resist hopping it up? This week we’ll be taking a look Axial’s full line-up of hop-up parts for their EXO Terra Buggy. Are they just for bling, or do they toughen it up to the next level? Let’s find out… [...]

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Dynamite EZ Body Marker

Dynamite EZ Body Post Marker Set

Bashers often times mount up bodies that were never intended to go on their trucks. For example, one of the members of our BigSquidRC Bash Crew is known for running car bodies on his Savage to get a custom look. Dynamite has introduced a product that makes it easy to mark body holes for those custom installs. The Dynamite EZ [...]

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Deegan Raptor Atomik Truck

New Atomik RC Brian Deegan 18th Scale Short Course Truck

As we Reported a couple of weeks ago, Atomik RC now has a new Metal Mulisha, Brian Deegan, 18th scale, officially licensed Ford Raptor 150 RTR short course truck. The new Atomik truck features full time 4wd, waterproof electronics, oil filled shocks, a 370 size brushed motor, and comes with a 6 cell Ni-mh battery. Street price is expected to [...]

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ARRMA Granite Video

A while back we did the unboxing of the ARRMA RC Granite, and we are currently working on the review of the truck. ARRMA just released a short video of the Granite in action.. check it out: Looking for more ARRMA NEWS?

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Atomik RC - Metal Mulisha Brian Deegan 1/18 Scale Rally Car …

The folks over at Atomik RC keep putting smiles on our faces as they announced another Brian Deegan / Metal Mulisah vehicle. This time it’s in the form of a 1/18th scale rally car! Some of the details… 4wd, Official Licensed Ford Fiesta Rally Body, it’s a scale replica of Brian’s X-Games rally Cross car. It has a 370 brushed [...]

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STRC Wraith Diff Cases

STRC Version 2 Aluminum Diff Cases for Axial Wraith

Have you noticed that it seems like everyone owns an Axial Wraith? Have you also noticed that the first thing most Wraith owners do is trick it out? ST Racing Concepts announced today their new Version 2 machined aluminum diff cases for the Axial Wraith. The new Verion 2 diff cases are not only stronger than stock, but are also [...]

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Rockstar Makita SC8.2e RTR

New Associated Rockstar/Makita SC8.2e RTR

Team Associated has released a new RTR version of their popular SC8.2e truck, this time with Rockstar/Makita livery. The new Rockstar/Makita SC8.2e comes with 16mm composite big bore shocks, a 2000kv brushless motor, waterproof speed controller, a full roll cage, hard anodized 7075 chassis, new Method race wheels, steel turnbuckles, and a 2.4GHz radio system. Street price is going to [...]

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ken block wr8

Ken Block WR8 FLUX – with Video

The HPI Racing Ken Block WR8 FLUX finally gets official! We have been posting news about the Ken Block vehicle for a while now as bits and pieces were leaked out, but the official PR is finally here. We finally get to see under the body as well. When we saw it in person we couldn’t get our eyes underneath [...]

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STRC Motor Mount EXO

Brand New- STRC Machined Motor Mount and Bulkhead Combo for …

ST Racing Concepts has been working hard on a new motor mount and bulkhead combo for the Axial EXO Terra Buggy. The new STRC EXO motor mount has easy motor installation and gear mesh adjustments, and it uses two threaded motor screws to securely anchor the motor cam in place. As you can see above, the motor mount is available [...]

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STRC Chassis for Axial EXO

New 4mm Heavy Duty Chassis for Axial EXO from ST Racing Conc…

New from the guys over at ST Racing Concepts is a heavy duty, 4mm thick, aluminum chassis, for the Axial EXO Terra Buggy. This CNC machined chassis is thicker than stock to provide a stronger backbone on your EXO, yet has been strategically lightened to reduce weight. The new STRC chassis is available in hard anodized, black, orange, gun-metal, and [...]

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THE Cub Report, 07.23.2012, Version- When E.F. Hutton Talks.…

Hello fellow rc’ers, welcome to another edition of THE Cub Report, the satirical column that is responsible for 87.2% of the chat around rc water-coolers every Monday… First off, VIVA FERRARI! Yes, the church bells rang yet again over the weekend, and yes, Alonso padded his points leads even further! Now on to what really matters, rc… So rc is on the verge [...]

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Rumor: Associated Short Course Buggy Coming Soon..?

A couple of times on Big Squid RC we have talked about the need for Team Associated to hop on the short course buggy bandwagon. Well today we received a little info from someone on the ‘inside’ that there is one in the works. So file this under rumor mill, but we have heard Team Associated is working on a [...]

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LRP Spin Super Brushless ESC

New from LRP is the Spin Super Brushless ESC. It’s designed for the parking lot, and newbie guys and built for 1/10th scale on-road and off-road vehicles. It has a switching BEC and can handle from 2s to 4S lipo batteries. It’s upgradable via usb and is ‘splash proof’ which is more than enough protection for most people. We [...]

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Horizon Off-Road Showdown at US Air Meet 2012

Here’s something you don’t see or hear about often. Off road RC and Planes at the same event! This year Horizon Hobby is having their Off-Road Showdown during the US Air Meet 2012 in Sanford, Maine USA. The dates are September 6-9 and the event will include multiple layouts for 1/8th scale nitro and 1/10th scale electric racing. Our buddy [...]

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