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New Team Durango 8th Scalers 1150

New 8th Scalers and SCT from Team Durango

For 2015 Team Durango is going big with four new 8th scalers and a new short course truck. For the brushless crowd, Durango is teasing the new DEX8 buggy (#TD102038) and DEX8T truggy (#TD102039). For you nitro heads, you can look forward to the new DNX8 buggy (#TD102040) and the DNX8T truggy (#TD102041). And finally, for all the short course fanatics [...]

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ARRMA Talion Truggy Unboxing

ARRMA Talion BLX Truggy Unboxing

While the guys are outside thrashing it, I decided to throw up some unboxing pictures for the ARRMA Talion. The Talion is one of the newest products offered by ARRMA and should make for a prime bashing machine. Being an 8th scale truggy, it is quite large, which never hurts when trying to get over big dirt clods or when [...]

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ARRMA Typhon Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing the ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Hardcore bashers have always gravitated to certain vehicles- monster trucks, truggies, and 8th scale buggies. While most 8th scale buggies are aimed at the racing crowd, the folks at ARRMA have recently released the Typhon BLX, designed from the ground up for the serious basher. While we are finishing up our full review you can check out our unboxing pictures. As [...]

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Capo Racing Jeep Wrangler 1/8th

Capo Racing 1/8th Jeep Wrangler 4×4

Pushing the envelope of scale realism, that is exactly what the new 1/8th Jeep Wrangler 4×4 from Capo Racing does. What does the Capo Jeep have that most other scale rigs don’t? How about reclining seats, doors/tailgate/hood that opens and shuts, and an incredibly detailed scale engine compartment. This big 8th scale beast also has a linear steering wheel and [...]

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Team Orion R8.1 Pro ESC

Team Orion Vortex R8.1 Pro ESC

After a year of teasing, Team Orion is about to unleash the R8.1 Pro on the driving public. The R8.1 Pro is Orion’s high-end race controller for 8th scale applications and has features like adjustable BEC voltage, a machined aluminum case, and dual sensor ports. The R8.1 Pro has a maximum cell count of 4S and a maximum motor rating [...]

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ARRMA Raider XL BLX Review

THE ARRMA 1/8 Raider XL BLX Brushless RTR Review

Bigger is always better, right? In the bashing world that is generally true, the bigger the beast, the better the basher. We’ve been testing (read- abusing) the new ARRMA Raider XL BLX for weeks now. The XL version of the Raider is significantly larger than the original buggy but is it a better basher? How durable is it? Does its [...]

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Thunder Tiger AXIO 8Be Terra Buggy RTR

Thunder Tiger AXIO 8Be Terra Buggy RTR

New from Thunder Tiger is the Axio 8Be Terra Buggy. The Axio was modeled after full scale buggies and comes in ready to run form. A beefy 8th scale platform helps to make it tough, while a 1515 sized Reedy 2000kV brushless motor provides the power. Also, like several other new Thunder Tiger products, it comes stock with an Engine [...]

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Thunder Tiger KAISER eMTA Monster Truck

Thunder Tiger KAISER e-MTA Monster Truck

The second big nasty monster truck to be announced by Thunder Tiger this week is the Kaiser e-MTA. Following the theme of scale realism, the Kaiser comes stock with an Engine Sound Module and highly detailed body, roll cage, light buckets, and driver’s helmet. Aluminum shocks and towers help soak up massive jumps, while waterproof electronics make it basher friendly. [...]

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Thunder Tiger K-ROCK MT4 G5 Monster Truck

The G3 line of bashers have become quite legendary, that’s why our ears perked up when Thunder Tiger announced their new K-Rock MT4 G5. The G5 is a big nasty 1/8 scale monster truck that comes stock with an On-Board Sound System. Of course brushless power is under the hood provided by a 2000kV motor and BLC-150C ESC. A Cougar [...]

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Losi Gasoline EIGHT Buggy

Losi Gasoline Powers the 8IGHT Buggy and 8IGHT-T Truggy

New from Losi are Gasoline Powered versions of their 1/8th scale 8IGHT-T truggy and 8IGHT buggy. Both models come with a powerful Dynamite 5.1cc gasoline and AVC stability control. To make starting even easier, a Losi starter box comes with both units. A Spektrum 2.4GHz radio is supplied, while waterproof electronics are great for the bashing crowd. The part number for [...]

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Kyosho Inferno MP9e TKI Readyset

New Kyosho Inferno MP9 Nitro and Brushless Readysets

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 [...]

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Kyosho Mad Force Kruiser 2.0

Kyosho Mad Force Kruiser 2.0 Electric and Nitro Readyse…

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 [...]

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Axial Yeti XL Kit

Now A Kit – Axial Yeti XL Monster Buggy

Axial Racing has announced that their beastly Yeti XL Monster Buggy will be available in a build-it-yourself kit form. This is great news for hobbyists that like building their own kits and for those that like customizing a new vehicle from the ground up as they build it. The kit version also gets some new goodies. Icon Vehicle Dynamics aluminum shocks [...]

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OFNA 1/8 Hyper SSTe Electric Truggy RTR

OFNA 1/8th Hyper SSTe Brushless Truggy

If you are a hardcore basher you just have to love truggies. With their big tires and huge power they can pretty much jump over/plow through anything. Ofna has a RTR Brushless truggy called the Hyper SSTe. This beast comes standard with a 2000kV brushless motor, a Savox steering servo, and a 2.4GHz radio system. Big bore shocks and a [...]

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Team Magic E6 III HX Monster Truck

Teaser – Team Magic 1/8th E6 III HX Monster Truck

At BigSquidRC we are all about bashing and generally speaking, big, bad, 8th scale monster trucks rule the roost. We recently received a teaser picture for the upcoming Team Magic E6 III HX. While full information has yet to be released, we do know it is 8th scale, comes with waterproof electronics, is based on the highly competitive E6 platform, [...]

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