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Video Traxxas Ford GT

4K Video – 2017 Traxxas Ford GT Track Session

Have you been thinking about picking up one of the new Traxxas Ford GT on-road cars? If so, have a look at the video above to watch the Ford GT busting out laps on a real track. From watching the video you’ll get a sense for how fast the GT is, as well as seeing how scale realistic that it [...]


cubby typhon

THE Cub Report – The Traxxas TRX-4 Cometh

Well hello there friend, thanks for stopping by to check out BigSquidRC. While you are here, you might as well check out this week’s Cub Report. So here we go… And the biggest news from last week goes to… Traxxas releasing what was essentially all the juicy details on the upcoming TRX-4 Scale and Trail Crawler. Up until 9 am CST [...]


RPM Blue X-Maxx Arms

RPM Traxxas X-Maxx Arms Now In Blue

The good guys over at RPM have announced that they are now making their upgrade Traxxas X-Maxx a-arms in Blue. Blue is a very popular color in rc and soon you will be able to customize your X-Maxx with RPM’s rugged blue a-arms. The arms are molded from RPM’s legendary blend of plastic and are designed to take a serious [...]


RC4WD Trail Finder 2 LWB Kit Review

It’s been a while since our original TF2 review, but this time we are checking out the Trail Finder 2 LWB Kit from RC4WD. If you have been itching for a new kit to build (And lets face it, not too many companies making true kits anymore) you should consider the latest one from RC4WD. How was the build? Hows [...]


JConcepts Illuzion B6 Body

JConcepts Illuzion B6 Clear Body

Are you one of those guys that hates “cab forward” bodies? If so, the JConcepts Illuzion for the Team Associated B6 should be right down your alley. The Illuzion features a rearward cab design which can give your B6 more of a traditional look. * Old school look * Comes with two Aero wings * Drop on fit for the B6 and [...]


Speed Passion SP1.1 F1

Speed Passion SP1.1 F1 Car

New from Speed Passion is the SP1.1 Formula One car. The version 1.1 comes with numerous upgrades over the original to help improve handling and durability. Here are some of its highlights- * 100% carbon fiber chassis * New red 7075 servo mount * New upper deck with inline stiffener * New big bore shock * New center friction tube * New carbon fiber adjustable caster [...]


Video Team Magic E5 HX Monster Truck

Action Video – Team Magic E5 HX Monster Truck

Recently uploaded by Team Magic is a new action video to promote the E5 HX Monster Truck. Watch the video to see some crazy bashing action, including a giant cliff jump with backflip as well as a couple of gnarly wall climbs. The E5 HX is a brushless powered, 4wd monster truck that comes in both RTR and ARR forms. [...]


Traxxas TRX-4 Land Rover Defender

Details!!! Traxxas TRX-4 Land Rover Defender

Here ya go folks, a lot of you have been waiting for more details on the all new Traxxas TRX-4 Land Rover Defender, so here ya go. First off, the Traxxas will be street priced at $479. Along with that price point the TRX-4 Scale and Trail Crawler brings a LOT to the plate- * Starts shipping in Mid-May * Cruise control [...]


LRP ZZ.21C Ceramic Square Stroke

LRP ZZ.21C Ceramic Square Stroke Race Engine

Ready for battle this summer in the off-road racing wars is the new LRP ZZ.21C Ceramic Square Stroke nitro engine. The new LRP uses a square stroke design for increased linearity and comes with a trick low profile cooling head. Here are some of its other highlights- * More responsive low end power * Lower fuel consumption * 17mm lower cooling head * Ceramic [...]


Everybody’s Scalin’ – Another Week, Another Tease

It never fails that after I submit my weekly Scalin’ on a Friday morning, some kind of news breaks later in the day. Seems there is a lot of that going on lately. The “Traxxas Scaler” now has a name, the TRX-4, as well as┬áproper photos showing a pre-production model doing its thing in the wild. The Land Rover Defender body looks [...]


Traxxas Ford GT Review

THE Traxxas Ford GT Review

Traxxas made huge news in early February when they announced the Ford GT. At a time when on-road had been in decline for years, Traxxas rolled the dice with a hot looking Ford GT body and an all new 4-Tec 2.0 chassis underneath. Can the Ford GT breathe some much needed life back into the on-road scene? How well does [...]


RC4WD Light Bar Mounts Jeep Rubicon

RC4WD Light Bar Mounts For The Jeep Rubicon

New from RC4WD is a Black Light Bar Mount for the Jeep Rubicon. The mount makes it easy to install a 6″ LED light bar while maintaining a scale appearance. The mounts are machined from billet aluminum and are anodized in black for a tough look. * CNC machined * Length- 1.04″ * Height- 2.52″ * Weight- 0.224oz Pricing for a set of the [...]


Dromida Brushless Monster Truck

Shipping Now – Dromida Brushless Monster Truck

The folks over at Dromida have announced that their new 1/18 Brushless Monster Truck is now shipping. The Monster Truck comes loaded with a powerful 5300kV brushless system and is capable of over 30 mph speeds. It also comes with a rugged 4wd drivetrain and big bore shocks to soak up gnarly jumps. The Brushless Monster Truck is priced at [...]


Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby- This Week With Your Questions

“Collector Or Driver Hey Cubby Are you a collector or a driver? Everywhere I look in the online rc community people with massive collections, 50/100/500 rigs. This got me thinking of my few. Am I jealous or am I the only one that feels guilt if a rig is neglected for to long? Maybe it’s both but I drive all my rigs [...]


Horizon RC Fest

Upcoming Event – Horizon RC Fest

Everyone is invited to come out and spend a day enjoying the hobby at Horizon RC Fest. Mark your calendar now and be sure to attend the Horizon RC Fest which takes place on Saturday, June 10th. The event is being held at Eli Field in Monticello Illinois and has a all sorts of demonstrations, try-me exhibits, and more. Free, [...]