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SquidInk #18

Our latest SquidInk is probably a dream for many people. You think there are regulations now, wait till the scale gets a little larger! I’m sure there would be a line of kids and adults looking for rides, as long as 3DBill isn’t at the controls doing some insane flips and rolls. Click the image for the hires version, and [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ For the Weekend …

As the calendar creeps forward to spring, the folks behind the Axial RECON G6 scale adventure series are prepping for what they hope will be another banner year. If you aren’t familiar with what exactly a RECON G6 is, check out an interview I did last spring with head honcho Brian Parker. Axial also has a nice write-up on their [...]

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FreqEsKinz – Axial Wraith Spawn Wraps

Have an Axial Wraith Spawn but not big on the stock color scheme? Let the folks at FreqEsKinz help with that. They have their full line of vinyl wraps now available for the Spawn body. In addition to their standard wraps I’ve also seen their custom handiwork at big scale meets. I contacted them about a month ago to see if [...]

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RPM Front Arms Traxxas Slayer

RPM Front Arms for Traxxas Slayer Pro 4×4

If you want to bulletproof your Traxxas Slayer Pro 4×4 then you need to take a look at the latest from RPM RC. The good guys over at RPM have announced both left side and right side plastic A-Arms for the mighty nitro powered Slayer. These are beefed up in all the key areas and are made from RPM’s signature [...]

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RC4WD Hood and Window Deflector Set for Mojave Hilux Bodies

RC4WD Hood and Window Deflector Set for Mojave and…

RC4WD has announced a Hood and Window Deflector Set for their Mojave and Hilux bodies. Made from Lexan, the deflector set looks just like the real deal and can add a nice touch of scale realistic to your truck. The deflectors have a street price of $14, a part number of Z-S1377, and they are shipping right now. Click Right [...]

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Vanquish Products centered rear axle for Axial Wra…

One of the coolest scale upgrades in recent years for the Axial Wraith (and now the Yeti) are the Currie Rock Jock Axles from Vanquish Products. As scale realistic as they are, a common complaint from the hardcore scaler community was the lack of a centered differential version to run on the rear of the rig. (The original Currie had [...]

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Losi 5IVE-T PNP

Losi 5IVE-T PNP

Do you live in Europe somewhere? Want to get a Losi 5IVE-T but already have your own radio gear? Here is some good news for you, Losi has announced a new PNP (Plug and Play) version of the 5IVE-T. The PNP version does not come with a transmitter, receiver, or telemetry sensors, resulting in a cost savings for drivers that [...]

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New Pit Tools from AKA

The folks at AKA have announced three new products to make your life in the pits easier. First up is a 2 N 1 Handheld Wheel Balancer. Their new balancer fits both 12 and 17mm wheel hexes which covers the majority of short course trucks, 10th scale buggies, and 8th scalers on the market. Its small size takes up very [...]

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Tactic TTX300 Review

Tactic TTX300 Radio Review

Sometimes you have a RTR transmitter that you just can’t stand, sometimes you just need a simple radio for a project that you are working on. Those are just two good reasons that the Tactic TTX300 is on the market. We’ve been beating on a review unit for weeks now, keep on reading to find out how well it worked [...]

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Pro-Line Pre-Cut Phantom Clear Body

Pro-Line Pre-Cut Phantom Clear Body for the TLR 22…

Giving you the latest hip look while yielding more performance on the track, Pro-Line has announced a Phantom series body for the TLR 22-4 buggy. The Phantom for the 22-4 comes in clear and is pre-cut to save you time. An optional center fin can be used to gain high speed stability, while its cab forward design improves handling in [...]

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How to Dye Plastic Parts with Rit

Rit Dye is a super cheap option to customize your vehicle without the need for paint or custom parts that cost big $$. You can usually find Rit in the laundry aisle of your local supermarket. The powder (like I’m using here) is around 90 cents. The liquid stuff costs around $2-$3 a pop. Any light colored plastic part will usually [...]

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Carisma M10DB

Carisma Releases New Video for the M10DB Desert Bu…

If you only watch one rc video today, watch the one below. Featuring the M10DB Desert Buggy, the latest video from Carisma is well done with plenty of sand spewing bash action. The M10DB is a 2wd RTR with lots of scale detailing and a powerful brushless power system under the hood. The video below can really get your blood [...]

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Pro-Line PRO-2 Front Aluminum Sway Bar

Pro-Line PRO-2 Aluminum Front Sway Bar Kit

Sway bars are great for enhancing handling on high-bite surfaces. Now Pro-Line Racing has announced an Aluminum Front Sway Bar Kit for their PRO-2 buggy and short course truck. By adding the sway bar to your PRO-2 your truck/buggy will remain flatter in the corners and have less chance of traction rolling. The kit comes with a 2.0mm sway bar [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 01.22.2015, Version- Ask A Simple Quest…

“ProTek R/C 170T Chad Bradley Team Edition Hey Guys, I was wondering if you or any of the guys at Big Squid RC have any experience with the ProTek R/C 170T “Chad Bradley Team Edition Servo? Regards, Patrick” Cubby- Hola there Pat, congrats on hit’n the big time, shoot us your snail mail for your BSRC sticker pack. Sorry homeskillet, we have not reviewed that particular [...]

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TLR 22T 2.0

TLR 22T 2.0 Stadium Truck Kit

Want further proof that stadium trucks are not dead? The folks at TLR have just announced the 22T 2.0. The Version 2.0 kit comes with a slew of updates making it easier to drive, more durable, and faster around the track. Some of its new features include- * Version 2.0 spindles and caster blocks * Wider rear arms w/ narrower rear wheel [...]

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