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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 08.14.2014, Version- Your Letters, My R…

“QUESTION FOR CUBBY Dear Cubby; I’m a speed and bash rc truck person – slash and savage, etc. – but I really like the looks of some of the crawlers. And was wondering if anyone has had any luck modifying a crawler for speed and bashing. I realize they have a high center of gravity but I thought the wide stance and [...]

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Team Associated Shocks

Team Associated Factory Team V2 .71 Threaded Bodie…

Team Associated has just made it easy to upgrade the shocks on your RC10 Classic or Worlds Car with their new V2.71 Threaded Shock Bodies. The new bodies are designed to offer lower friction (for better action) and the internals are designed to last longer between rebuilds. The part number is #7438, they are street priced at $23, and they are [...]

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Pro-Line Pro-Spec Shock Guide

Pro-Line Pro-Spec Shock Spring Guide

Now that you’ve got that uber pair of Pro-Line Pro-Spec shocks mounted on your truck, it’s time to get them tuned in perfectly. You might want to go to softer springs for more traction, or harder springs for heavier vehicles or for absorbing those big roof jumps. To make that task easier, Pro-Line has put out a handy chart that [...]

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Kyosho America California Dreamin

California Dreamin Road Trip – Kyosho America

Sure, Kyosho is well known for their high-end racing gear and multiple IFMAR championships, but as of late they have been putting out loads of bashing style products. Their new Psycho Kruiser monster truck and fully RTR Dirt Hog buggy are prime examples of that. Lucky for us, the crew at Kyosho America were nice enough to let us take a [...]

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Dromida Gets Social

The folks over at Dromida would like to let the world know they want to be friends. They have added a new Facebook page as well as a newsletter sign-up so you never miss an ounce of Dromida news. You can hit their main site by Clicking Here for the newsletter, or head Over Here for their new Facebook page. [...]

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RPM Oversized Rear Axle Carriers for the ECX Vehic…

RPM RC Continues the love for all things ECX! Their latest Oversized Rear Axle Carriers will fit the ECX Boost, Ruckus, Circuit, and Torment 2wd vehicles. The new carriers fix several issues such as bearing life due to RPM allowing 5x11mm bearings instead of the stock 5x10mm. They are also much more durable over stock, as to be expected from [...]

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New Flybarless Unit from Spartan RC! The Vortex VX…

Hey guys, during my time at the IRCHA Jamboree, I got a neat little scratch card that ushered me quickly to the Spartan RC booth. I won myself a new helicopter gyro system for flybarless 3D helicopters called the Vortex VX1e. Newly released for purchase first at the Jamboree, I got to see what makes it a great system. Here are the details from SpartanRC: Tail – [...]

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Pro-Line Racing California Dreamin

California Dreamin Road Trip – Pro-Line Racing

If you have been reading BigSquidRC for any length of time, you know we are big fans of Pro-Line Racing. Their products are top notch, just like the people behind them. Yesterday we were once again lucky enough to visit the PL crew and learn more about what it takes to get all their uber products to market. During our [...]

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Product Spotlight – Pro-Line FaultLine 1.9 B…

I’ve had my Pro-Line Faultline 1.9 wheels on my main Axial SCX10 comp/trail truck for close to five months now and in that time have beaten the tar outta them. Click the “Read More” below to see how they fared!

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Raging Rotors Recap: IRCHA Jamboree 2014

If you didn’t see it already, I took a lot of pictures over last weekend when I was at the IRCHA Jamboree 2014. I even walked out of there a winner! In a lot of cases, pictures do the Jamboree justice, but there still is a lot one can talk about that the pictures can’t start to describe. I thought I’d make [...]

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RC On Top Gear UK – More RC on TV

Similar to Mythbusters here in the states, we can always count on Top Gear UK (yea yea, the good one, we know) to include some sort of RC madness every few episodes. Hey their intro used to show them holding rc controllers! This episode had Jeremy Clarkson pretending to be a police officer, and he was showing off all the new [...]

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Raging Rotors Event Coverage: IRCHA Jamboree 2014

This past weekend I had the privilege to join my fellow helicopter and multirotor pilots in Muncie, IN near the headquarters of the AMA for the IRCHA (International Radio Control Helicopter Association) Jamboree 2014. This almost week long festival is a combination of RC helicopter competitions, product showcase, and shopping for all things RC Helicopter. There were speed competitions, product demonstrations, [...]

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Axial Wagon Ride

California Dreamin Road trip – Axial Racing

This week the BigSquidRC Bash Crew is back in Southern California and yesterday we got a chance to hang out with the folks at Axial Racing. As seen in the picture above, we got a chance to bash with the Axial crew and I can assure you they bash as hard, if not harder, than we do. The more time [...]

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Event Coverage – Central Illinois R/C Pullers

Last weekend I loaded up the SUV and huffed it over the Mississippi River to the small town of Jerseyville, IL for a big r/c truck pull. The Central Illinois R/C Pullers (check em out on Facebook) were nice enough to invite me out, and it just so happened I had two trucks prepped and rarin’ to go (my RPM [...]

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IRCHA Exclusive News: New 380 Size 3D Helicopter f…

Hot off the press at IRCHA 2014 Jamboree: SAB Heli Division adds one more collective pitch stunt helicopter to their line: a 380 Size (380mm approx blade size)! Called the Goblin 380, this helicopter only has 38 parts outside of bolts/bearings, which is the lowest part count for a helicopter of that size, EVER! Built to handle a 6S LiPo power system, this helicopter [...]

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