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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Big Ol’ Tars

Before getting started this week, we want to wish Corey from RPP Hobby / Gear Head RC a very speedy recovery from a recent accident. He and his crew are an integral part of the global scaling community, whether it’s selling their latest trick wheel or dishing out advice to a clueless newbie scaler on an internet forum. From all of us here at BigSquidRC, [...]


RPM Front A-Arms Axial Yeti XL

RPM Front A-Arms For The Axial Yeti XL

All you extreme bashers out there should be delighted to see that RPM is now producing Front A-Arms for the Axial Yeti XL. Like every RPM product, the front a-arms were designed for incredible durability while improving performance by eliminating slop. The RPM arms also offer more clearance at the bellcrank to eliminate center link damage when the suspension bottoms [...]


Knight Customs Axial Deadbolt Parts

Axial Deadbolt Hop-Up Parts from Knight Customs

The folks over at Knight Customs have announced a bunch of new parts to upgrade your Axial Deadbolt with. First up is a choice of two different front grills. One is the Angry version (#AD10006, $16) that features a tougher look than the stock style unit (#AD10007, $14). Both require the use of the Axial light bucket set (#AX80045). The next part [...]


RC4WD Fender Flares

RC4WD Metal Fender Flares For The Axial SCX10 JK

Scaling is all about the details. The best trucks to look at are the ones that have the tiny scale details that can easily be missed 5 feet away, but look incredible up close. For you guys looking to add more scale realism to your Axial SCX10 Jeep Wrangler, the folks at RC4WD have just announced a new set of [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – I Suck At Comping and That’s OK

As I was grinding my freshly built Axial Dingo on the rock crawling course at my LHS last weekend, a sobering reality washed over me – I suck at comps. Even more startling was the realization that I really didn’t care. I’m a competitive guy by nature, so that sort of struck me. It wasn’t always this way. I used to [...]


Yeti XL Green Body

Axial Yeti XL Y-480 Green GeoCamo Body

Add a cool new look or simply replace that beat old Yeti XL body of yours with a new Green GeoCamo unit from Axial Racing. The body is completely pre-painted and pre-cut, making for a quick and easy install. * Comes with hood, roof, and side panels * Includes decal sheet * Made from .040 polycarbonate The body is street priced at $89, [...]


Yeti 2 Speed Conversion kit

Axial Yeti 2-speed Hi/Lo Transmission Conversion Kit

It’s HERE, the 2 Speed Conversion Kit for the Axial Yeti! Now you can have the best of both words, a low gear for crawling over treacherous rocks, and a high gear for WFO bashing action. The kit comes with everything needed to make the conversion (minus a servo that you will need to supply) and comes with an even [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – Stoking the Fire

For the longest time now I’ve been planning on building a super scaled out, high performance 1.9 trail rig. It’s just that other responsibilities (aka different r/c’s) have always led to this project being stuck perpetually “on the drawing board”. No more! A massive amount of stuff has been ordered and as you can see in above pic, it’s time to [...]


JConcepts New Red Hobbies Bash 4.0

JConcepts & New Red Hobbies Bash 4.0

Yesterday we posted about the RC Freaks bash in St Louis this Sunday, today we have received word about a bash coming up for hobbyists down in Florida. JConcepts has joined forces with New Red Hobbies to put on their Bash 4.0. This bash is unique that it combines a bunch of different types of rc into one huge event. [...]


SSD D60 Axle Case Axial SCX10

SSD RC D60 Axle Case For The Axial SCX10

New from SSD RC is the D60 Axle Case for Axial SCX10s. The axle case is molded from a durable nylon and features a highly scale realistic look. Some of its other features include- * Removable diff cover * Includes panhard & upper 4 link mount * 1 piece main housing * Works with stock Axial gears and axle shafts * Servo mount is optional * [...]



Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Part Two

Before we get started, you can click here for Part One if you missed it. Building the trucks? Easy. Building the mud pit? PITA. This is the numero uno thing I’ve learned about racing r/c mudders. And of course the day we picked to build the track and run these vehicles just so happened to be 95 degrees with high humidity [...]


T-Bone Racing Chassis Skid Axial YETI XL

T-Bone Racing Chassis Skid Plate For The Axial YETI XL

Slide your Axial Yeti XL right over those gnarly rocks sections with a new Chassis Skid Plate from T-Bone Racing. The skid plate is made from TBR’s durable nylon and comes with all the hardware you need for an easy install. The skid plate is street priced at $29, it has a part number of #12019, and they are available right [...]


Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Clear Body Axial Yeti

Pro-Line Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Clear Body for the Axial…

The second new body for the Axial Yeti from Pro-Line is a Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. The body features distinct Jeep styling with a detailed grill, headlights, and body molding trim. Made from genuine GE Lexan, it comes with a detailed decal sheet, window mask, and over-spray film. The Wrangler body for the Yeti is street priced at $44, the part [...]


Pro-Line Raptor for Axial Yeti Body

Pro-Line Ford F-150 Raptor SVT Body for the Axial Yeti

Tired of your Axial Yeti looking just like everyone else’s at the local bash spot? Pro-Line once again saves the day with their new Ford F-150 Raptor SVT clear body. Officially licensed and with a look that is sure to make a bold statement, the Raptor for the Yeti was designed for hardcore off-road use. The body fits around the [...]



Axial SCX10 Mud Truck Conversion: Part One

I’ve always been one to champion the Axial SCX10 for its versatility. The truck can be counted on to do a bunch of stuff with minimal work. For a personal example of this, I recently wrote a couple articles showcasing how easy it is to turn it into a pulling truck. With that in mind, a product recently hit the marketplace that [...]