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Losi 5th Scale Monster Truck XL RTR

Losi 1/5 Monster Truck XL RTR With AVC

Wow, talk about big and mean, have a look at the new 1/5 Monster Truck XL from Losi! The Monster Truck XL is a gas powered beast designed to crush cars and catch big air. The Monster Truck XL comes ready-to-run, making it fast and easy to go from the box to your local bash spot, and is powered by [...]

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MIP Quick Fill System 1/5th Scale

MIP 1/5th Scale Quick Fill System

Tired of slow pit stops with your Losi 5IVE-T? If so, MIP has something for you. The crew at MIP have created a 1/5th Scale Quick Fill System to make your pit stops faster and safer. The Quick Filled can be used with just one hand and resembles the dry brake systems used in full scale cars. Pricing for the 1/5th [...]

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MammuthWorks 1/3 Buggy

Mammuth Works 1/3 Video

Remember the enormous Mammuth Works 1/3 Scale off-road machine that has been getting teased for a while now? Well, it is getting closer to release. The Mammuth Works third scaler is the biggest of the big, a machine designed to dwarf everything else on the market. It seems they had been having some issues with their engine, but as their [...]

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Primal RC Quicksilver Gas Dragster

Primal RC QUICKSILVER 1/5 Gas Dragster

In some parts of the country (including Chicago, St Louis, and New York), rc drag racing is alive and well, especially with 5th scalers. New for that 1/5th drag crowd is the Primal RC Quicksilver Gas Dragster. The Quicksilver is a beast, designed to tear up your local drag strip. What’s the scoop on it? * 30.5cc 4 bolt gas [...]

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HPI Savage XL 5.9 V 2.0

3 Updated Savages Being Shown By HPI

The Savage line-up of trucks from HPI Racing has earned a reputation for durability, speed, and all out bashing fun. For 2016 the HPI has updated and improved the entire line to be better than ever before. First up is the Savage XL 5.9 2.0 (#116050). It receives a brand new F5.9 nitro engine for better acceleration and more overall power. [...]

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HPI Baja Kraken Buggy

2 New Kraken 1/5 Buggies from HPI Racing

With 2016 being the year of large scale rc, it is only fitting that HPI Racing announced a pair of new 1/5th Scale Buggies at the Nuremberg show. And better still, both are part of a collaboration with Kraken RC. First up is the HPI Baja Kraken Sidewinder X5 Buggy (the white buggy above). The Sidewinder comes out of the box [...]

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Losi 5th Scale K&N Desert Buggy XL

Losi 1/5 K&N Edition Desert Buggy XL

There is no doubt about it, 2016 is shaping up to be a banner year for 1/5th scale rc. Evidence of that can be found in new releases like the 1/5th K&N Edition Desert Buggy XL from Losi. The newest DBXL comes with an officially licensed K&N air filter and body. The air filter helps to increase engine performance, while [...]

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MCD Racing RR5 Ultimate CF Limited Edition

MCD Racing 1/5th RR5 Ultimate CF Limited Edition

Is large scale taking over the world? It just might be as there seems to be more and more 5th scalers announced every week. The latest is the RR5 Ultimate CF Edition from MCD Racing. Limited to just 100 units, the Ultimate RR5 is loaded with trick upgrades to make it faster and tougher than ever. To shave weight (and [...]

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MCD Racing 1/5 X5 Rally Car

MCD Racing 1/5 X5 Rally Car

MCD Racing hits the rally car scene in a big way with their new X5. You see, the X5 Rally Car is a 1/5th scale gasoline powered 4wd, making it a great choice for large bash areas. Built on the proven MCD 5 series chassis, the X5 comes with scale realistic parts like a rear diffuser, top air intake, side [...]

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Kraken RC Vekta.5

Kraken RC Unleashes The 1/5 Vekta.5

We posted the huge new Traxxas X-Maxx last week, we posted the extremely large 1/4 RC4WD Killer Krawler 2 yesterday, and today we get to post yet another beast, the 1/5 Kraken RC Vekta.5. The Vekta.5 is scaled after an Ultra 4 Unlimited Buggy and has the scale authentic look that everyone is after. The KV5 will come in two [...]

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Dynamite Large Scale Safety Kill Switch Review

Dynamite Large Scale Safety Kill Switch Review

Hi there this is Hawaiian Chris, one of the members of the BigSquidRC Bash Crew. I recently got a chance to review the Optical Large Scale Kill Switch from Dynamite RC. The Dynamite Optical Kill Switch (part #DYNE1240) was made pretty compact and with good quality JST plugs. The opto-coupling was housed in a sturdy plastic cover and proved to be [...]

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MCD W5 SCT V5

MCD W5 5th Scale SCT on V5 Chassis

News coming out of the MCD camp is that their 5th Scale W5 Short Course Truck will now be available with their fifth generation V5 Chassis and Suspension Arms. The W5 V5 will be available in two different forms, a full on factory team spec model and as a competition rolling chassis. Some of the highlights of the truck are- * [...]

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Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy Review

Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T RTR Truggy Review

Gasoline powered rc vehicles were supposed to be the next big thing. The HPI Octane seemingly came and went, just as the Losi Monster XXL did. Losi recently released both a buggy and truggy with their Dynamite Gasoline Powered Engine, we’ve been putting the 8IGHT-T truggy through its paces to see how it stacks up. Have they fixed the engine [...]

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Cubby Parma

THE Cub Report, Version- I Hate Nitro, But…

If you’ve read the CR for any period of time, you clearly know I have a passionate hatred of nitro. It stems from years of watching T-Maxx drivers grind away on “easy starts” with no success, or even when they could get the engine to pop to life, actually sitting the truck on the ground was the kiss of death, [...]

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Losi Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy Unboxing

Unboxing – Losi 8IGHT-T Gasoline Truggy

The new Gasoline 8IGHT-T Truggy from Losi comes with some of the hottest features in the rc world. It has AVC active vehicle control and it comes stock with a Dynamite .31 cubic inch Gasoline Engine. Our full review goes up very soon, until then please enjoy some unboxing pictures. As we cracked the box open on the Gas 8IGHT-T we [...]

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