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TLR 22T 2.0

TLR 22T 2.0 Stadium Truck Kit

Want further proof that stadium trucks are not dead? The folks at TLR have just announced the 22T 2.0. The Version 2.0 kit comes with a slew of updates making it easier to drive, more durable, and faster around the track. Some of its new features include- * Version 2.0 spindles and caster blocks * Wider rear arms w/ narrower rear wheel [...]


LRP Ford Escort RS 1800 Body

LRP Rally Legends Ford Escort RS 1800 Clear Body

The folks over at LRP in Europe have announced a new Rally Legends Ford Escort RS 1800 body. This body was designed to easily fit standard 200mm touring cars and comes in clear, ready for your personal paint job. Plastic parts like side-view mirrors and wipers come standard, as do window masks and decals. The part number for the body is [...]


Kyosho Inferno MP9e TKI Readyset

New Kyosho Inferno MP9 Nitro and Brushless Readyse…

Kyosho has just announced new Inferno MP9 Readyset buggies. The MP9e TKI comes with an Orion 2100kV brushless motor, LCG chassis, and waterproof high torque servo. The MP9 TKI3 nitro buggy is powered by a KE21R engine, has a 2.4GHz radio system, and comes with a slick looking polished exhaust. Both are fully assembled and ready to bash the day [...]


Gmade Sawback Sports

Teaser – Gmade Sawback Sports

Coming soon from Gmade is the Sawback Sport 1/10 off-road truck. This sporty version of the Sawback comes with bigger tires, a roll cage, lights, and even more scale detailing than the original. The Sport is expected to start hitting hobby shops in February and we’ll post more details as they become available. Until then you can hit up the [...]


Boomerang Type I Shocks

New Colors for Boomerang Type I Shocks

The folks over at Boom Racing have announced two new colors for their Boomerang Type I Internal Shocks. These shocks were developed to give a scale realistic look to tenth scale off-road trucks and now are available in gun metal and in orange. Available in 3 different lengths, the Type I shocks are priced at $17 per pair. To read [...]



HPI Q32: Unbox and Roll Out!

If you didn’t already see the capabilities of the Q32, my buddies at HPI rushed one my direction to try out! Everyone at the office is excited for this guy, so check out the unboxing pics below! Craving more HPI Racing on BigSquidRC? Look no further than Right Here!


HPI Q32 Option Parts

Option Parts for the HPI Racing Q32 Baja Buggy

So you just picked up a new HPI Q32 Baja Buggy, now it is time to hop it up. Lucky for you HPI has a number of upgrade parts to help personalize your new machine. To change the looks of your new buggy, HPI offers black (#114276) or chrome (#114279) Super Star Wheel Sets priced at $9. You can also add [...]


RC4WD Gelande II RTR D90 Truck

RC4WD Limited Edition Gelande II RTR D90

The folks over at RC4WD have announced a new limited edition version of the Gelande II D90 that comes with multiple accessories to give it even more scale realism. Anchored by an aluminum ladder chassis, licensed parts from Warn, Rock Krawler, and ARB give this truck amazing looks while being fully capable on the trail. Some of its highlights include- * [...]


Kyosho Mad Force Kruiser 2.0

Kyosho Mad Force Kruiser 2.0 Electric and Nitro Re…

For you solid axle monster truck fans, Kyosho has announced new 2.0 versions of their electric and nitro powered Mad Force trucks. Both units come ready to run with a new body graphics, 3 piece wheels, and updated tires. The Kruiser 2.0 VE brushless version comes with a powerful Orion brushless system and big bore shocks. The nitro version is [...]


rc gear shop brushless system

RC Gear Shop 3900kV Brushless System

Looking for affordable power? If so, check out the brushless system from RC Gear Shop. Its motor is a sensorless 3900kV unit that has a sintered neodymium rotor and is a 4 pole for more torque. Its ESC is waterproof and rated at 80 amps. The ESC is also adjustable via a programming card and comes with a low voltage [...]


New FAA Rules

To the Moron Flying the Quad Over I-290 Elk Grove …

I will be the first to admit, we do a lot of dumb stuff here at Big Squid RC. Sure we launch things off roofs, sure we crash planes into cars, sure we drop quads out of the sky to hit them with a shovel, but we always do it as safely as possible. This morning, on my way into [...]



Tetsujin Super Rim

Hey all my RC drifting addicts, Evol here checking in again with some cool new drift gear that I think warrants a closer look. In the somewhat underground (But always growing) world of RC Drift there is a name pretty common to our sliding brethren, yet will probably be completely unknown by your average RC basher in the United States. Team [...]


Tower Hobbies 424 Transmitter

Tower Hobbies 424 2.4GHz Radio System

New from the folks over at Tower Hobbies is the 424 2.4GHz Radio System. As the name implies, the 424 is a 4 channel unit that is perfect for someone looking for an affordable air transmitter. Transmitting on FHSS 2.4GHz ensures you won’t have any frequency conflicts and it comes with a 6 channel receiver. Some of its other highlights [...]


Killerbody RC Stealth Body Mount Kit

Killerbody RC Aluminum Stealth Body Mounting Kit

You can’t have the ultimate in scale realism with ugly clips sticking out of your body. To solve that problem Killerbody RC has a new Aluminum Stealth Body Mounting Kit. The kit comes with blue anodized body mounts along with strong magnets to keep your body exactly where you want it. The part number for the stealth body kit is #48508 [...]



THE Cub Report, 01.19.2015, Version- Legacy

After completing a long, somber, mentally exhausting weekend at a relative’s funeral, it got me to thinking a whole lot about legacy. Certainly nobody lives forever, once we are gone what really matters? How many people that attended the funeral? When the last time someone speaks our name? What our kids accomplish? Or simply our legacy? Ya I know, a pretty [...]