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OS Las Vegas Edition

O.S. Engines Las Vegas Edition Speed B2101

Did you know that O.S. Engines has won more IFMAR 1/8 World Championships than any other manufacturer? To help commemorates the 2016 IFMAR Worlds Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada this year, O.S. is releasing a limited edition Las Vegas Edition Speed B2101 nitro engine. The engine features a distinct stars and stripes livery on its head and was designed to [...]

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Review Duratrax 8th scale buggy tires

Duratrax 8th Scale Buggy Lockup & Bandito Tire Review

Some people want tires to win the IFMAR worlds. Others, mainly bashers, are just looking for an upgrade in traction at a reasonable price point. For all you 8th scale buggy bash fanatics out there, Duratrax recently added a couple of new sets of Pre-Mounted 8th Scale Buggy Tires to their set list. We handed a new set of Lockup [...]

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HoBao Hyper VT

Teaser – HoBao Hyper VT 1/8 On-Road Car

It has been a while since HoBao has announce a new car, but now they are teasing the Hyper VT. What is the Hyper VT? It is an 1/8th scale nitro powered on-road car designed for GT racing. Of course many HoBao products are popular among the bashing crowd for making high speed runs, the same thing might very well [...]

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2016 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy

Updated 2016 ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy

The ARRMA Talion has developed a great reputation with the bashing crowd. It is big, it is fast, and it loves big air. ARRMA has just announced the upgraded 2016 Version of the Talion. What’s the big news on the 2016 Talion? Well, it comes with an upgraded BLX 6S capable brushless power system, a stronger rear wing mount, new [...]

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2016 ARRMA Typhon Buggy Review

2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy Review

When first introduced last year, the ARRMA Typhon BLX 1/8 Buggy was a hit with the bashing crowd. It had a 6S capable power system, long travel suspension, and a high-tech look. Not one’s to rest on their laurels, ARRMA has upgraded the Typhon for 2016. The Typhon now comes with a Tactic radio system, new wheels, a new rear [...]

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Pro-Line Fugitive Lite Tires

Pro-Line Fugitive Lite Tires

Pro-Line has a long history of winning races. To take their 1/8 buggy game to yet another level, Pro-Line has announced a Lite version of the extremely popular Fugitive tire. The Fugitive Lites use smaller pins than its predecessor to make for a lighter overall tire. Lighter tires mean quicker acceleration and faster braking, helping to lower your lap times. [...]

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Mega Series ARRMA Raider XL

New ARRMA Raider XL 1/8 Mega Series Buggy

The Raider XL BLX has been extremely popular in its brushless form, soon it will be available in affordable Mega Series trim. The Raider XL Mega Series comes with a brushed power system, perfect for beginners or those on a budget. The Mega Series Raider XL is an 1/8 scale 2wd buggy with a 13 inch long wheelbase and a [...]

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RUDDOG RP690

RUDDOG RP690 1/8 Brushless Motors

European company Ruddog has announced their RP690 series of Brushless Motors. The 690 series are sensored motors designed for 1/8 scale racing that are both high performance and affordable. High quality materials from around the world were used to give the motors improved heat dissipation and to help overall performance. To suit different driving styles and track conditions three different [...]

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2016 ARRMA BLX Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing – 2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Did you know that the 2016 version of the ARRMA Typhon has received a number of updates? If not, now you do. The new Typhon comes with a new Tactic radio system, beefed up wing mount, updated wheels, and a number of other changes. The price point stays the same at $429 and they are shipping right now to a [...]

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arrma nero monster truck review

ARRMA Nero Monster Truck With Diff Brain Review

Without doubt, the most highly touted and anticipated car of 2016 is the ARRMA Nero monster truck. A series of teasers about its new “rc brain/smart diff” kept the rc world wondering just how radical the latest vehicle from ARRMA was going to be. Once announced, the Nero did not disappoint, it was pure radical from nose to tail. The [...]

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Team Redcat TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck

Team Redcat TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck

One of the newest trucks in the Team Redcat line-up at Redcat Racing is the TR-MT8E BE6S Monster Truck. So what’s the scoop on the BE6S? Well, it is essentially a highly upgraded version of the MT8E, a truck we reviewed last fall and really liked. The BE6S is an 8th scale MT that comes RTR, making it fast and [...]

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2016 Futaba O.S. Nitro Challenge

Coming In August, Futaba/O.S. Nitro Challenge

BigSquidRC is all about bashing, you very rarely see us promoting an actual “race” style event. However, the BSRC Bash Crew has attended the Futaba/O.S. Nitro Challenge since its inception. It is a HUGE 1/8th scale nitro race that attracts some of the best racers in the world. Plus, it is held at a track that we test at on [...]

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ARRMA Nero Unboxing

Unboxing The ARRMA Nero Monster Truck

The ARRMA Nero is about ready to take over the bashing world. The non-smart diff version is already shipping, while the uber edition with the remote lockable diffs will start hitting consumer hands any time now. Today we are posting up some unboxing photos so you can see exactly what it looks like to crack open the box on a [...]

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XRay XB8E 2016 Buggy Kit

2016 XRay XB8E Buggy Kit

Some consider the 8th scale brushless buggy class to be the epitome of rc racing. The buggies used in the class are incredibly fast, handle like they are on rails, and are usually quite durable. The latest entry into the class comes from XRay with the 2016 Edition of the XB8E. Like all things XRay, the 2016 XB8E is a [...]

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SWORKz S35-2E Buggy Kit

SWORKz S35-2E Electric Buggy Kit

Recently announced by SWORKz is the 1/8 Electric S35-2E Buggy Kit. The SWORKz crew took the S350 BE1 EVO, added some uber parts, then made multiple revisions to make the S35-2E their best electric 8th scaler to date. Some of the highlights of the S35-2E include- * New rear suspension * New Ackermann steering system * New center diff * Comes with various factory [...]

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