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Big Squid RC Smash and Bash FAQ – Get The Answers Here

Have some questions about the Big Squid RC / Hobby Town St. Charles Bash that’s happening? Well we have the answers to your Frequently Asked Questions! As with anything, things can change, but at the moment, these answers are as accurate as we could get! Still have questions? Feel free to drop us an email or stop by the [...]

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Upgrading the Servo in a Traxxas TRX-4

The Traxxas TRX-4┬áis a great vehicle out of the box, but there is always room for improvement. The most effective upgrade that you can do over stock is upgrading the steering servo to a more burly unit. Here, I’ll show you how. The Hitec HS-5646WP has proven itself time and time again in my scalers since I started using them in [...]

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Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – Here Comes Your Questions, There Go My Answers

“Crawler Shootout Hey Cubby! I was wondering if you guys are gonna do a crawler shootout? I know you guys love your crawlers, so with the Traxxas TRX-4 now released what’s taking so long? Ian S.” Cubby- Yo hey ya Ian, thanks for taking the time to write in. Oh and btw, I have been told that I have yet to award a [...]

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Derik Silver Traxxas Slash 4x4 Video

Traxxas Video – Conquering Fear With Derik Silver

The latest video from Traxxas really touches home. There are a lot of people who have become rc enthusiasts after severe injuries while playing sports, racing full scale, etc, including staffers here at BigSquidRC. The video shown above features Derik Silver. Derik was big into dirt jumping his bike but ended up breaking his neck while doing so. After being told [...]

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Mugen Seiki MTC1

Mugen Seiki MTC1 Touring Car

Looking for a new high-end touring car? If so, Mugen Seiki has just announced the MTC1. The MTC1 is designed to win races and is loaded with the latest in touring car technology. * 4wd using dual drive belts * Zero tweak flex system * Big bore shocks * One piece motor mount * Aerodynamic front bumper * Laser etched, aluminum diff housing and shocks * Adjustable [...]

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RC4WD Gelande II RTR With Defender D90 Body

RC4WD Gelande II RTR With Defender D90 Body

Coming soon from RC4WD is the Gelande II RTR With Defender D90 Body. The G2 Defender D90 RTR features the best in scale realism with the convenience of being a ready to run. On top sits an extremely detailed hard plastic body. The body is so detailed that it even mimics the full scale version down to its rivets. Under the [...]

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Redcat Racing Landslide XTE

Redcat Racing Landslide XTE 1/8 Monster Truck

Listen up monster truck maniacs, Redcat Racing has just announced the Landslide XTE 1/8th scale MT. Powered by an EZRUN-80A brushless ESC and 1920kv RC-550 brushless motor, the XTE is designed for crushing cars and catching big air. It comes standard with sealed diffs and sports aluminum capped, oil filled, fully adjustable shocks so you can dial it in for [...]

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Losi 8IGHT-E Unboxing

Losi 8IGHT-E RTR Unboxing

Brushless eighth scale buggies not only rule the race track, but they are also epic bash machines. They have extreme corner speed, they can jump with the best of them, and they are known for durability. As we work on our review of Losi’s latest RTR brushless buggy, the 8IGHT-E, we are posting up some unboxing pictures. The 8IGHT-E is perhaps [...]

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Futaba 16SZA Telemetry Radio

Futaba 16SZA Telemetry Radio

Coming in July from Futaba is the 16SZA telemetry radio. This is a 16 channel air radio that is fully compatible with FASSTest, FASST, T-FHSS and S-FHSS protocols. A large 4.3″ LCD screen makes it easy to see the menu system, while 16 channels make it extremely versatile. * Voice messaging with earphone jack * 30 model memory * EPA adjustments * Adjustable servo [...]

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Losi Desert Buggy XL-E Unboxing

Unboxing The Losi Desert Buggy XL-E

There are big, gnarly bash machines, then there are vehicles like the 1/5 Losi Desert Buggy XL-E. The XL-E is an enormous buggy designed from the ground up to deliver intense amounts of fun at your local bash spot. While we are finishing up our review, we are now posting up some unboxing pictures for you to have a look at. [...]

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T-Bone Racing Basher Bumper CEN Colossus

T-Bone Racing Basher Bumper For The CEN Colossus

Attention all you CEN Colossus owners, T-Bone Racing has a new Basher Series Front Bumper for you. The bumper is made from TBR’s incredibly tough plastic and was designed to soak up all sorts of nasty while hardcore bashing. The bumper is supported by a brace that runs to the shock tower and it comes with TBR’s stellar lifetime warranty. [...]

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RC4WD TRAIL FINDER 2 LWB RTR W/MOJAVE II Review

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Mojave II RTR Review

Scale crawling gets bigger every day. What was once a small niche, is suddenly the hottest product segment in rc. And while hardcore scalers demand a kit to alter and modify as they build, a lot of the new people entering the scale movement come from the ready to run world, or simply don’t have the time to build a [...]

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Redcat Racing Shredder Monster Truck

Redcat Racing 1/6 Shredder V2 Monster Truck

Just announced by Redcat Racing is the 1/6th scale Shredder V2 Monster Truck. This second version of the Shredder comes with bigger shocks and tires to make it even more of a beast than the previous unit. The Shredder V2 comes in ready to run form and is brushless powered by an EZRUN-80A ESC. Here are some of its other [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #14 – The Summit Showed the Way

The hobby has gone Traxxas TRX-4 mad as of late, but for this edition of MTM I want to look at the truck where it got all its mojo from – the Summit. The Traxxas Summit was originally released in 2009 and is still available today, albeit with several upgrades from the OG unit. Based on the Revo platform, it has [...]

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Serpent SRX2 Team Buggy

Serpent Spyder SRX2 Team Edition Buggy

Coming soon from Serpent is the SRX2 Team Edition buggy kit. The latest edition of the SRX2 was designed for high bite surfaces, but it was also designed to be ultra adjustable so you can really dial it in for different tracks. * Hard anodized 7075 chassis * Carbon fiber shock towers * Laydown, 3 gear transmission * Big bore 12mm shocks * Ball diff [...]

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