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Thunder Tiger Toyota Hilux

Teaser – Thunder Tiger Toyota Hilux

Being teased right now by Thunder Tiger is an all new Toyota Hilux. The Toyota is a 1/12th scale RTR that comes with scale details like a burly front bumper, side sliders, and a roll bar. A nicely shaped polycarbonate body sports a classic Hilux look while chrome wheels and scale inspired off-road tires put the power to the ground. [...]

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Enter to Win a ARRMA NERO BIG ROCK!

Congratulations again to HOBBICO and ARRMA RC! The ARRMA NERO BIG ROCK was the 2017 March Bash-ness Champion, and as tradition would have it, with the help of our friends at HOBBICO we are giving one away!! That’s right, you have the chance to win a new truck! Get your entries for the raffle below! We will also be giving [...]

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Bashers Basics — Weight Distribution

I have had quite a few newcomers to the hobby ask me this simple statement, but complex question; “how can I make my crawler perform better”. While there are a multitude of different ways that one can increase the performance and ability of their crawler, one of the easiest and most impactful change that someone can make to their crawler [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Imagine Scaling in the 90’s

When talking about modern amenities like brushless and lipo, I’ve often poked fun at how different scaling would be should those not exist. For laughs, let’s talk about what scaling probably would’ve been like, would it of gotten popular sometime in the 90’s. First of all, a big trail run would be a heck of a lot smaller than nowadays thanks to [...]

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Redcat Racing Everest GEN-7 Scale Crawler

Redcat Racing Everest GEN-7 Scale Crawler

As we first mentioned Right Here, the folks at Redcat Racing have a new scale crawler on the way called the Everest GEN-7. While the GEN-7 is still a ways off, Redcat has released more images to wet your appetite. The GEN-7 will be riding on fully licensed 1.9″ Interco tires with real beadlock wheels and will be available in [...]

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RC4WD K44 Ultimate Scale Axles

New from RC4WD are what they are calling their most realistic axles they have ever produced, the K44 Ultimate Scale Axles. The RC4WD team has incorporated multiple new features into the K44s to push the limits of scale realism. * Smaller axle tubes * High steer knuckles on front axle * Designed to fit 1/10th scale trucks * Housing made from a die cast [...]

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Tamiya Subaru WRX STI 24h Nurburgring

Tamiya Subaru WRX STI 24h Nurburgring

Coming soon from Tamiya is the Subaru WRX STI 24h Nurburgring. The Subaru sports a nicely scaled clear body that is ready for your custom paint scheme. This is a replica of the car that won the SP3T class at Nurburgring last year, now you can have your own to bust out fast laps around your cul-de-sac. * Easy to build [...]

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Team KNK Top Truck Challenge 4

Upcoming Event – Team KNK Top Truck Challenge 4

Do you live and breathe scale off-road? If so, mark your calendar for June 2kd through the 4th for Team KNK’s 4th annual Top Truck Challenge. The Top Truck Challenge has a slew of events to test you and your truck to the limit. TTC4 is being held in Lebanon, Ohio and features events like a mud bog, hill climbing, [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- Your Weekly Questions, My Weakly Answers

“Rock racers hi cubby! I would like something that can push around a stampede 4×4. My requirements are it must be under $450 and go faster than a brushed stampede 4×4. I was thinking a rock racer specifically a rock rey or a 1/10 yeti, but would like your input. I am a big fan of your column and BSRC. Thanks! Ian S.” Cubby- Hey [...]

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March Bash-ness 2017 Champion – ARRMA NERO BIG ROCK

It wouldn’t be March Bash-ness without a few upsets and controversies, but in the end we have a winner! The ARRMA NERO BIG ROCK has been voted the March Bash-ness 2017 Champion! Congratulations to ARRMA and the Hobbico team! A few of the Big Squid RC crew had the ARRMA NERO going to the finals in their brackets, it’s a [...]

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TLR Tuning Kit 8IGHT 4.0

TLR 8IGHT 4.0 Tuning Kit

Bump up the performance of your TLR with their new 8IGHT 4.0 Tuning Kit. The tuning kit comes with a slew of performance upgrades to bring your buggy up to current racing specs. Some of the parts included in the kit include- * New wing and high down-force body * Ultralite aluminum chassis * Heavy duty brakes * Front & rear universal drive shafts * [...]

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Pro-Line Devastator Video

Video – Pro-Line Devastator 2.6″ Monster Truck Tires

The folks at Pro-Line have released a new promotional video for their Devastator 2.6″ Monster Truck Tires. The Devastators are molded in Pro-Line’s soft M3 compound and were designed to give your monster truck maximum grip in soft outdoor conditions. This can give your Clod sized monster truck a big advantage when racing or bashing with your friends. Check out [...]

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Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

Industry Event – Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo

All new for 2017 is the Rocky Mountain Hobby Expo. The expo will be held October 28th and 29th at the Denver Mart in Denver Colorado. The timing of the show puts it where the iHobby expo would have been traditionally, but is also optimal for creating an avenue to reach consumers just prior to the critical holiday season. The 2017 [...]

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Weak Signals Toledo 2017

Weak Signals 2017 Wrap Up

To wrap up our coverage of the 2017 Weak Signals Toledo Show we wanted to post a bunch of pictures to give you at home a look at what the show was like. Have a look at the gallery below to get a feel for what it was like to walk around the show. The Weak Signals show was this year, [...]

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Drone Insight: Traxxas Customer Support

Traxxas is one of the biggest names in R/C and there is a reason for that. They treat their dealers and customers with respect. I have had numerous interactions with Traxxas’ customer support from a dealers perspective, and I have heard countless testimonies raving about how well they operate and how they treat their customers as humans, not just walking [...]

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