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RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser Kit Review

With the r/c scale movement white hot, previously niche manufacturer RC4WD is quickly becoming a household name among hobbyists. Their latest release, the Gelande II Cruiser, channels the spirit of one of the most famous off-roaders in automotive history, the legendary Toyota FJ40. Is the Cruiser a runner or just a looker? Read on to find out. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Gelande II Cruiser Unboxing [...]

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Asiatees X-Rider Cx3-II

Check Out the X-Rider Cx3-II Motorcycle at Asiatees Hob…

While a lot of hobbyists also ride motorcycles (half our office staff does), you don’t see a lot of new rc motorcycles being released. For all you rc motorcycle fans, Asiatees Hobbies let us know that they are now stocking the X-Rider Cx3-II. The X-Rider is an on-road bike that comes RTR with a brushless power and looks like a [...]

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Cajun Commander Brushless Airboat

AquaCraft Cajun Commander 1/10th Brushless Airboat RTR

Ready for a boat that can go virtually anywhere? Airboats are well known for their ability to travel not only over water, but also over snow and land. For you airboat fans, cue the new Cajun Commander from AquaCraft. The Cajun Commander comes on a tough ABS hull and has some pretty cool scale detailing from front to back. Some [...]

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Carisma DTM Video

Video – Carisma GT10RS DTM Series Cars

To hype the upcoming release of their new DTM Series cars, Carisma has put together a video highlighting how cool they look while driving around a track. There will initially be 4 cars in the series, two Mercedes, an Audi, and a BMW, all of which are highly detailed and look nearly identical to the actual race cars. All the [...]

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RJ Speed Spec Modified Oval kit

RJ Speed 1/10 Spec Modified Oval Kit

The new Spec Modified Oval Kit from RJ Speed is an affordable way to get into oval racing. Based on a legends style platform, the RJ Speed Spec Mod Oval Kit comes with a twin spar fiberglass chassis and a clear polycarbonate modified style body. Foam tires come standard as does a ball differential. The part number is #2014, [...]

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HPI HB Pro5

HPI/HB Pro5 Touring Car

First shown at the Nuremburg Toy Fair a few weeks ago, full information has been released on the new HPI/HB Pro5 touring car. The Pro5 is a high-end racing kit loaded with all the trick goodies that hardcore on-roaders are looking for. Some of the features of the Pro5 include- * New motor mount for optimized weight distribution * 7075 aluminum bulkheads * [...]

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Gmade Sawback Sports

Full Details – Gmade Sawback Sports

Gmade started teasing their Sawback Sports a few weeks ago, now they have released full details. The Sports edition of the Sawback comes with a plethora of scale details. A highly detailed lexan body is used on the Sports, while a roll cage, light buckets, and rear view mirrors add to the look. The interior is also highly detailed sporting authentic [...]

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RC4WD Gelande 2 Cruiser Unboxing

Just last week the folks at RC4WD announced their latest and greatest uber scale builder’s kit, the Gelande 2 Cruiser. As you can see, the truck comes as a kit with several sections preassembled (axles, transmission and transfer case most notably). The star of the show is the injection molded Cruiser body, inspired by the legendary Toyota FJ60. Yep, the body [...]

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Tamiya Sandshaker

Tamiya Sandshaker TT02T

Looking for an easy to assemble (and drive) kit? Want something with a unique look? If so, Tamiya has announced their new Sandshaker. The Sandshaker is 1/10th scale 4wd kit that comes on Tamiya’s TT02T platform. Some of the highlights of the Sandshaker include- * Newly-designed polycarbonate stadium truck body * Independent double wishbone suspension w/ oil filled shocks * Plastic bushings * Bell [...]

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HPI Jumpshot MT

More Details – HPI Racing Jumpshot Series of Trucks

Originally seen at the Nuremburg Toy Fair a couple of weeks ago, HPI Racing has announced more details on its new Jumpshot Series of trucks. Not only will the Jumpshot come as a Monster Truck, but also as a Short Course Truck as well as in Stadium Truck form. The Jumpshot looks like a solid new platform for their 1/10th [...]

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BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

RC4WD BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

After posting news about three new boats hitting the market this week, everyone in the BigSquidRC office is itching to go boat bashing. But how do we get a new rc boat to the lake? RC4WD has announced a new 1/10th Scale Dual Axle Boat Trailer. Like most everything in the RC4WD line-up, the boat trailer is very scale realistic [...]

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Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

Tamiya Aqroshot DT-03T

The Tamiya Aqroshot is the first truck on Tamiya’s new DT-03T platform. The DT-03T is an easy to build 2wd truck platform targeted at new hobbyists. Some of the features on the Aqroshot include- * Oil filled shocks * Plastic bushings * Comes with torque-tuned 540 motor & Tamiya ESC * Stadium truck type wheels with wide radial tires The Aqroshot has a street price [...]

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Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser CR01

Limited Edition Tamiya Toyota FJ Cruiser with CR01 Chas…

For the rock crawling crowd, Tamiya has announced a limited edition version of a Toyota FJ Cruiser that will come on their CR01 chassis. Their CR01 is a 4wd platform that comes with 4 link suspension and gear diffs that are lockable by simply turning a screw. Some of the other features of the FJ CR01 include- * Comes as a [...]

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Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tamiya Dark Impact White Version DF03

Tired of every new product being murdered out? Looking for that clean all-white 80’s look in your next buggy? If so, Tamiya has you dialed with the new White Version of the Dark Impact buggy. With virtually every molded part coming white, they don’t get much cleaner looking than the new Dark Impact. Some of the other notable features of [...]

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SWORKz S102 Buggy

SWORKz S102 Pro 1/10th 2wd Buggy

Over in the SWORKz booth at the Nuremburg Toy Fair, our roving reporter Igor came across their new 2wd buggy, the S102. The big news with the S102 is it uses a simple gear insert to change from a mid to a rear motor set-up. It also has an innovative shock design that does not use a bladder for quicker [...]

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