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Tamiya Dual Rider

Tamiya Teases The New Dual Rider

Now being teased by Tamiya is the 3 wheeled Dual Rider. The Dual Rider comes on the shadow of the very popular Dancing Rider trike that has really taken off in some parts of the world. The latest trike from Tamiya also comes on the same T3-01 chassis and has a body that was designed by PDC Designworks. Furthermore, the [...]

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Kyosho MP9e Evo Readyset

Kyosho INFERNO MP9e Evo Readyset

Just announced by Kyosho is the Readyset version of their 1/8 MP9e Evo off-road buggy. With the new pre-built Readyset, you can get straight to driving, without having to build an entire kit. Here are the highlights- * Fully assembled and pre-painted * Powerful Kyosho ESC & brushless motor * Dust guards on rear a-arms * High torque servo * Full bearing set * Decals on [...]

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Mugen RC MBX8T ECO Truggy

Mugen Announces MBX8T & MBX8T ECO Truggies

Just announced by Mugen is the MBX8T nitro truggy and MBX8T ECO truggy kits. Both represent a significant jump in performance for the platform, here are some of the highlights- * Improved 3mm 7075 chassis for more steering * High traction differentials for improved stability * Straight cut 10T bevel & 46T conical gears improve efficiency * Easy to service diff access * Box-shaped suspension [...]

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Force RC Epidemic 1/8 Monster Truck Review

Product Spotlight – Force RC Epidemic Monster Truck

Recently the crew over at Force RC announced the Epidemic 1/8 Monster Truck. The Epidemic sports a classic 8th scale chassis layout, which has long been known to work great for bashing, plus it comes with a fiery brushless power system. Our BigSquidRC Bash Crew recently had the chance to get in some time with the Force RC Epidemic, keep [...]

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Force RC Epidemic Unboxing

Unboxing – Force RC Epidemic 1/8 Monster Truck

Several weeks ago Force RC announced the 1/8th scale Epidemic Monster Truck. The affordable Epidemic ($299) features burly brushless power to go along with its large 1/8th scaled chassis. We recently got a chance to unbox a new Epidemic, and as we did, we shot a bunch of pictures. Look below to see what it looks like when you first crack [...]

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Team Associated IFMAR Wing RC8B3 RC8T3

Team Associated IFMAR Wing For The RC8B3 & RC8T3

The crew over at Team Associated has announced a new IFMAR legal Rear Wing for the RC8B3 buggy and RC8T3 truggy. The new wing meets all the current IFMAR rules, plus it is available in either white, or in black. Street pricing for the wing is just $10 and you can get complete details over on Team Associated’s Official Website. Read more [...]

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Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4 Readyset

Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4 Readyset

Dare we say that Nitro is making a bit of a comeback? All you nitro maniacs out there, have a look at the Readyset version of the Kyosho Inferno MP9 TKI4. The TKI4 is known around the world as one of the fastest 8th scale race buggies that you can buy, soon it will be available completely pre-built in Readyset [...]

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Force RC Muchraker Truggy

New 1/8th Scale Epidemic & Muckraker From Force RC

Here we go folks, the crew at Force RC is taking it to the next level with their new Epidemic Monster Truck and Muckraker Truggy. Both vehicles represent the first 1/8th sized vehicles from Force RC, which is arguably the most popular size class for extreme bashing. To really set these two trucks apart from the crowd, they offer serious [...]

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ARRMA Notorious 1/8 Stunt Truck

ARRMA Notorious Stunt Truck

New from ARRMA RC is the 1/8 Notorious Stunt Truck. The burly Notorious is crazily overpowered by an ARRMA BLX brushless power system and will be available in two colors- blue and black. Here are more details- * 6S BLX power system, 2050kV motor * 60+ mph speed * Short wheelbase chassis for maximum stunting ability * Tactic TTX300 3-Channel 2.4GHz radio system * Fully [...]

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Tamiya Dancing Rider Blue Yellow

Two New Colors For The Tamiya Dancing Rider

Coming soon from Tamiya are two new colors for their Dancing Rider. The two new colors include metallic blue and yellow, with both vehicles coming pre-painted, as well as being pre-built with electronics. * 1/8th scaled 3 wheeled rc trike * Tamiya T3-01 chassis * Pre-painted polycarbonate body * Pre-built, ready to run The new Dancing Riders are slated to start shipping in September with [...]

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FireBrand RC Rhino HDX 1/8 Pre-Mount

FireBrand RC 1/8 RHINO–HDX Pre-Mounts

The folks at FireBrand RC have been releasing seriously cool rc gear for a long time now, their latest is a set of 1/8 pre-mounts called RHINO-HDX. These are designed to give your bash machine more traction than standard RTR tires, while also giving your rig a hot new look. * Designed for 1/8th off-road vehicles * 17mm wheel hex but comes [...]

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HB Racing RGT8-E

HB Racing RGT8-E On-Road Kit

Being teased right now by HB Racing is the RGT8-E. The RGT8-E is an 1/8th scale on-road kit designed for racing at even the highest levels of competition. The new car is based on HB’s successful RGT8 nitro car, but uses a number of changes to put down serious brushless power. More details are specifications will be released soon, until then [...]

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Kyosho Inferno MP9e EVO

Kyosho Inferno MP9e EVO

Just announced by Kyosho is the Inferno MP9e EVO. The EVO is a high-end race kit capable of winning at any level and sports a number of revisions over the previous edition. The EVO is still in the teasing stages as very few details have been released, but here are a few of the changes- * New chassis with more forward [...]

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TLR 8IGHT-X Nitro Buggy

TLR 8IGHT-X 1/8 Nitro Race Buggy

Ready to dominate tracks later this season is the all new TLR 8IGHT-X. The EIGHT-X sports the very latest in race technology to put you on the top step of the podium. * All new wider chassis * Beefy drivetrain * Completely revamped suspension package * Faster, more nimble, and easier to drive * New arms with stiffener plates * Larger diff pinion gear bearing * Large [...]

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TLR EIGHT X Nitro Buggy

Teaser – New TLR 1/8 Nitro Race Buggy

Now being teased by TLR is a new 1/8 Nitro Race Buggy. As you can see from the teaser image above, the letter “X” has been prominently displayed, and the date of 6-14 is also being teased. A couple of weeks ago at Horizon’s RC Fest, TLR’s Dakotah Phend was spotted racing an all new prototype buggy, we can’t wait [...]

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