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July 2014 Desktop Calendar

Welcome to July 2014! As always, thanks for supporting and downloading the monthly calendar! It’s always cool to see 1000’s of downloads across all platforms including phones! With all the hype, it seemed only appropriate for this months model to be the Axial Yeti. The review has had a solid lock on the popular articles chart, and it won’t be [...]

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Duratrax Masking Tape

Duratrax Vinyl Masking Tape

The next time you go to whip up one of your custom paint jobs, Duratrax has some new Vinyl Masking Tape for you to use. Available in 4 different widths (1/16”, 1/8”, 1/4” and 1/2”), the Duratrax tape is designed for crisp lines and to easily conform around the bends and curves in the body you are working on. Prices range [...]

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Scorpion Mini-Z Brushless Motor

Scorpion Power System Kyosho Mini-Z Brushless Motor

Is your Kyosho Mini-Z lacking the ridiculous power you crave? The folks over at Scorpion can help you out. They have a new 1410 sized brushless motor that should take your car from boring, to holy cow. With 8500kV and a heat resistant magnet, the Scorpion Mini-Z brushless motor was designed for serious power. The part number is #Z_1410_8500, it is [...]

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GIVEAWAY – Win This Savox Combo!

It’s Giveaway Time! We have teamed up with the folks from HRP Distributing to give away a new SAVOX Servo and Multi Tool. The servo is a SAVOX SC-1258TG which is their Corless Digital Servo. These things are like $80! Added into the prize combo is the SAVOX 12 in 1 Multi-tool. We have a total of Five (5) sets [...]

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TheToyz Stealth Body Mounts

TheToyz Adjustable Stealth Body Mounts

If you are going for the trickest, absolutely most scale authentic looking vehicle possible, you just can not have ugly clips securing your body. TheToyz now makes it easy to use magnets or velcro to secure the lid on your drifter/touring car with their adjustable stealth body mounts. Made from aluminum, the stealth body mounts are easy to install and [...]

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MIP Shiny Pucks Associated B5

MIP Pucks Shiny Drive System for Associated B5/B5M

The MIP Puck system is pretty slick. They use a puck system where the drive-shafts slide into the out-drives to not only keep wear to a minimum, but to also give your buggy faster acceleration. MIP recently announced their Shiny Puck system for the Associated B5/B5M. The shiny pucks were designed for the more demanding loads of modified racing and their [...]

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T-Bone Racing Losi Bumper

T-Bone Racing Basher Front Bumper for Losi Mini 8IGHT-T

For all you new Losi Mini 8IGHT-T owners, T-Bone Racing has a front bumper to give your truck added protection up front. This is one of their “Basher” series bumpers, meaning it is extra wide for even more protection. Made from a tough plastic, it features T-Bone’s lifetime warranty and comes with everything you need for an easy install. The part [...]

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THE Cub Report, 06.29.2014, Version- They Don't Make'em Like…

Hello all and welcome to THE Cub Report, the column everyone who is anyone reads to get a weekly dose of rc smack talk. First up is no smack talk at all, it is good ole’ hard facts. We had more traffic on our website last Monday than any other day in the decade long history of BigSquidRC. Which is truly [...]

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Pro-Line PRO-2 Short Course Buggy Kit

Pro-Line PRO-2 Short Course Buggy Kit

Pro-Line has just made it a lot easier to get one of their ultra trick PRO-2 Buggies. You no longer have to buy one of their trucks and convert it over, the PRO-2 Buggy is now available as a stand alone kit. The PRO-2 buggy combines realistic looks with a high performance chassis to make it a great choice for [...]

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Parma 69 Muscle Baja Short Course Body

Everyone knows we are big fans of looking different. Nobody wants to show up to their local bash spot or track, and be running the same looking vehicle as anyone else. That’s what makes us like the folks over at Parma, they know how to give us something different. Their new 69 Muscle Baja Short Course Body has a cool [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Looking Forward to the…

In case you missed it, last week Axial made a huge announcement: the Axial Yeti 1:10 Rock Racer. Regardless of your personal opinion on the vehicle, the release is a big deal for the hobby. If you don’t believe me you should see the outrageous web traffic that our review has been doing! It’s sparked a ton of discussion on [...]

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Losi 1/5 MINI WRC 4WD Rally Car Video

Video – Losi 1/5 MINI WRC 4WD Rally Car with AVC

With their new 1/5 Mini WRC Rally Car getting ready to hit the market (it drops Mid July), Losi has released a video showcasing some of its features. Among other things, it has features like electronic fuel injection, AVC stability control, and remote start. Take a look at the video below to see the big Losi Mini WRC tearing [...]

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Drift Show Report: Raincity Raji Kon

Hi Squidders, I’m multi-bash, here to cover the drift scene from the West Coast and beyond. I’ve been drifting since 2011 and have been blessed to drift in Hawaii, California, Canada, Tokyo and here in good old soggy Seattle. I currently run a wildly modified countersteer (CS) Street Jam OTA-R31, have tinkered with RWD and can throw down 50:50 after [...]

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JConcepts Dirt Webs SCT Tires

JConcepts Dirt Webs SCT Tires

The Man, Brian Kinwald, is famous for his custom tire mods and the JConcepts Dirt Webs are a result of his creativity. Since their inception, Dirt Webs have gone on to become a popular tire at many tracks, now JConcepts has announced they will be available in a short course truck version. If you drive on high bite dirt surfaces [...]

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Raging Rotors: Scotty, I need more power!

Granted, having a little extra dilithium in the warp drive is never a bad thing, but knowing how much power is left in your LiPo is more important for pilots (and most for multirotor pilots) just because RC Cars don’t fall from the sky when the batteries die! Above this you see quite the quadcopter wreck. My LHS/Employer has an intern [...]

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