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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Memorial Weekend Musings

Memorial Day Weekend is known for many things; the start of summer, kickoff to BBQ season, and the time when pools open all across the land. For gear heads it means a smorgasbord of racing. The Monaco Grand Prix, Indy 500, and Coke 600 all take place on the same day. Many local tracks (both of the full scale and r/c [...]


Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

Duratrax Deep Woods CR Tire Review

For several years the crew over at Duratrax have been making aftermarket tires that are both affordable and high performance. For 2016 they have expanded their line-up to include tires for the rock crawling and trail driving crowd. Recently we got a chance to give their new Deep Woods CR tires a spin to see how they worked. Do they [...]


Duratrax Crawling Wheels

New Crawling Wheels From Duratrax

As we previously Posted Right Here, the good folks over at Durtrax have several new crawler tires, wheels, and pre-mounted sets coming out. Pictured above are their 1.9″ crawling wheels in black and chrome, and one of their 2.2″ wheels in black. Pricing on the wheels will range from around $9 a pair for the black, up to $12 for [...]


Duratrax Showdown CR Tires

3 New Crawling and Oval Tires From Duratrax

As we exclusively Reported Right Here, the folks at Duratrax have a bunch of new tires on the way. Today we have received pricing information on the three latest releases – the Showdown CR and Scaler CR crawling tires, plus the Bandito SC-M oval tires. Both the Duratrax Showdown and Scaler CRs start at $17 a pair for just the tires [...]


New Duratrax Tires

New Tires Coming Soon From Duratrax

Coming soon to a hobby shop near you are a bunch of New Tires from Duratrax. Ranging from crawler, to short course, to buggy tires, several new tread designs are on the way, as well some hot looking new wheels. Pictured in this post are some of the new crawler wheels/tires that we have been testing. The Deep Wood CR and [...]


Duratrax Onyx 255 AC/DC Dual Charger

Duratrax Onyx 255 Dual Charger

Get multiple batteries done quickly with the new Onyx 255 Dual Charger from Duratrax. That’s right, the 255 has dual output ports for charging two packs at one time with a charge rate of up to 6 amps. Some of the other features on the Onyx 255 include- * 2 x 16 matrix blue LCD displays w/ backlighting * 10 programmable presets * [...]


Duratrax Tires

New Tires from Duratrax

Get your bash on with the new pre-mounted 2.8″ Duratrax Hatchet MT and Lockup ST. Both can make a nice upgrade in traction over your stock tires and do it at a very affordable price. The tires are molded in soft C2 compound and are pre-glued to save you time and money. DTXC3524 Hatchet 2.8 MT Mounted 2WD Front Black $25 DTXC3525 [...]


Duratrax Onyx 1600 NiMH

Duratrax Onyx 6 Cell 7.2V 1600mAh NiMH Battery

Do you have a Dromida or other small scale vehicle? If so, the new Onyx 1600mAh 7.2V NiMH from Duratrax might be a good battery for you. Soldering can take time and be a hassle so the Onyx 1600 comes with a mini connector, the type of connector that comes stock in the Dromida line of 18th scale vehicles. The [...]


Duratrax body paint

New Colors for Duratrax Polycarbonate Body Paints

The already very successful Duratrax line of paints has just expanded with several new colors. The new colors include four solids, two candies, one fluorescent, one pearl, and a brand new chrome for the truly bling-thirsty. All Duratrax Paints provide excellent coverage and are available in 4.5 ounce spray cans and 0.5 ounce bottles. The new 4.5 oz spray cans (priced [...]


Duratrax Onyx Brushless System

Special Offer on Duratrax Onyx Brushless Systems

The fine folks over at Duratrax have announced a Special Offer on select Onyx Brushless Systems. From now until February 28, 2015 you will receive a merchandise certificate for up to $25 when purchasing a Duratrax Onyx brushless system. These systems feature good power, greater efficiency, exceptional speeds, longer component life and less maintenance than other brands on the market, [...]


Duratrax camaro nitro review

Product Spotlight – Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro RTR

One of the most important people around the BigSquidRC offices is our guy “Wrench Bill”. He fixes all the cars we bust up (he is VERY busy) and generally keeps everyone sane. Bill is also our resident nitro lover. No matter where we go Bill always brings a nitro (or 3) to bash with. There are a lot of people [...]


Duratrax Onyx 110 Review

Product Spotlight – Duratrax Onyx 110 Battery Charger

Many bashers are on a budget, while others aren’t looking for the best money can buy, they just want products that are easy to use. The Onyx 110 battery charger from Duratrax is aimed right at these types of hobbyists. It comes with an ultra-low price point, $24, and could not be easier to use. We’ve been using one for [...]


Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro Unboxing

Unboxing – Duratrax Camaro ZL1 Nitro Car

Electric might be the dominant force in rc right now, but there are still plenty of bashers that enjoy the smell of nitro in the morning. There is something about the sound and smell of nitro that some hobbyists can’t live without. The Duratrax Camaro ZL1 has been out for a while now, but we recently got one to review. It [...]


Duratrax Short Course Tires

New Picket and Six Pack SC Tires from Duratrax

All you short course truck drivers have two new tire choices for your truck. Duratrax has announced they are bringing their Six Pack and Picket tread patterns to the SCT world. We’ve been fans of the Six Pack tire design since we first tried them. They look cool and have good traction on a wide variety of surfaces. The new Six [...]


duratrax onyx 225 battery charger

Coming Soon – Duratrax Onyx 225 AC/DC Battery Charger

When cruising the pits at a bash event we see a lot of Duratrax Onyx chargers, and for good reason, they are a great bang-for-the-buck. The newest addition to the Duratrax charger line-up is the Onyx 225. The 225 is an affordable AC/DC charger that is capable of charging Ni-MH, LiPo, NiCd, LiFe, and Li-ion batteries. We’ll be posting more [...]