For Bashers, By Bashers!
JConcepts S2 Body 2017 XRay XB2

Updated JConcepts S2 Body For The XRay XB2

To help accommodate the different transmission layouts on the 2017 version of the XRay XB2 buggy, JConcepts has announced an updated S2 Body. The new version of the S2 uses a different mold to work with the 2017 XB2’s 3 or 4 gear laydown transmission. The S2 retains it aggressive cab forward design and comes with a pair of JConcepts [...]


Monster Truck Madness #5 – 4x4x4

Back in my Bigfoot days, a commonly asked question from many a casual fan was “What does 4x4x4 mean?” For those that don’t know, that slogan used to be painted on many of the trucks. 4x4x4 means four wheel drive with four wheel steering. When people think of monster trucks, four wheel steering (from here on out 4WS) is probably one [...]


PROTOform BMR-12.1 Body

PROTOform BMR-12.1 Clear Body

Look at the very latest from PROTOform, the BMR-12.1 Clear Body. The BMR fits 1/12th scale pan cars and uses a body shape that has been molded to enhance the steering on your racing machine. The professionals over at PROTOform also removed the center fin from the previous version and changed the rear trim line to give the BMR-12.1 increased [...]


Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle Creations made big news a few months ago when they announced their first ever line-up of sensored brushless motors. Sensored motors have long been the norm in racing, but have yet to catch on with the bashing crowd because of reliability and power issues. To find out if the new Castle motors are truly capable of withstanding the daily [...]


Traxxas Big Air Backflip Video

Video – Big Air Backflips With The Traxxas 1/16th E-Revo

New from Traxxas is a Big Air Video of their extremely popular 1/16th E-Revo VXL. The 1/16 E-Revo VXL is a brushless powered monster truck that is well known in bashing circles as a machine that loves to pop wheelie and to go big over the jumps. The video above is set out in a wooded area where the Revo [...]


MYhpi video

Video – MYhpi Custom Cars at Nürnberg

While at the Toy Fair in Nuremburg Germany, HPI Racing shot a special video about their MYhpi custom cars. Take a look at the video above to see some of the mods they were showing off and you can hit This Link to learn all about the MYhpi program. The MYhpi club on HPI Racing’s website gives HPI owners a [...]


SSD Rock Shield Wide Rear Bumper

SSD Rock Shield Wide Rear Bumper For The SCX10 II

For all you SCX10 II owners, SSD RC has a new rear bumper for your rig. Their Rock Shield Wide Rear Bumper is built tough from CNC machine aluminum, then anodized in black for a great scale look. * Increased clearance & approach angle * Allows the use of RC4WD tow shackles & D-rings * Works with SCX10 II Cherokee body * Lightweight [...]


Gear Head RC 1.9 Gold Tombstone Wheels

Gear Head RC 1.9″ Silver & Gold Tombstone Wheels

Trick wheels are simply one of the best upgrades for any car or truck, regardless of scale. To help your 1.9″ crawler/scaler look the best that it can, Gear Head RC has announced their Tombstone Wheels in silver and black. These are are a beadlock design and have a sharp scale appearance. * CNC machined from 6061-T6 aluminum * Easy to mount, [...]


Cubby Adam Booth Babes

THE Cub Report – Traxxas On The Attack

Here we go folks with another tantalizing week in our wonderful hobby. With every week that passes we get that much closer to spring. I for one can’t wait for the cold weather to disappear (only to be replaced by 90 degree temps with 90% humidity). Thanks for joining us on Big Squid, let’s jump right in shall we? Yup… it’s [...]


Maverick Strada Red Brushless MT

Maverick Strada Red Brushless RTRs From HPI Racing

Announced at the Nuremburg Toy Fair by Maverick RC was their new 1/10 Strada Red Brushless Line-Up of cars and trucks. The Red line Stradas are similar to their previous versions, but instead come with brushless systems for a big increase in power output. 3000mAh NiMH packs come standard to power 3215kV motors. In all, 8 new brushless powered vehicles [...]


MIP SMT10 Driveshafts

MIP X-Duty C-Drive Kit For The SMT10

Now available for your Axial SMT10 monster truck is a X-Duty C-Drive Kit from MIP. The C-Drive kit beefs up the drive line on your truck so it can handle more power and not break while hardcore bashing. The X-Duty splined driveshafts are made from heat treated, high grade alloy steel and are 100% made right here in the USA. [...]


Traxxas Land Rover Scale Crawler

Teaser – Traxxas Land Rover Scale Crawler

Here ya go scale fanatics, Traxxas has started teasing a Land Rover Scale Crawler! The crew over at WEMU RC Scale Shop snapped a bunch of pictures of a prototype Traxxas Land Rover at the Nuremburg Toy Fair to get the buzz going on a truck that could really help mainstream the scale movement. Here are some of the details [...]


LRP Antix MT-1

LRP Antix MT-1 Monster Truck

Recently introduced to the world by LRP is the Antix MT-1 monster truck. The Antix is a 1/12th scale 2wd designed to provide hours of fun bashing in your backyard. The MT-1 comes stock with a LiPo battery and charger that give it 10 to 15 minute run-times. Speeds of 35km/h+ are reachable by the MT-1 and it comes with [...]


Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Unboxing

Unboxing The Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Monster Truck

The new and improved Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Monster Truck is getting ready to hit stores so we took a bunch of pictures while we pulled our test unit out of the box. The 8S version of the X-Maxx comes with loads of upgrades over the previous version, making it even more of a beast. As you can see in the [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ – What got you into scaling?

Last week there was a chain message going around Facebook where if you got tagged, you had to post a picture of your first r/c crawler and describe how you got into it. I got tagged by a few friends…but I abhor those things so I never did my part. I figured it would be better to just share it [...]