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TLR TEN-SCTE 3.0 SCT Race Kit

TLR TEN-SCTE 3.0 SCT Race Kit

New for all you short course truck racers is the TLR TEN-SCTE 3.0 Kit. The version 3.0 comes with a boatload of refinements and upgrades over the 2.0, helping it cut faster lap times while being easier to drive. Some of the highlights on the 3.0 include- * 22 platform Gen II shocks * Updated suspension geometry * 3mm shorter chassis * Includes multiple [...]

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Losi SCBE Unboxing

Unboxing The Losi TEN-SCBE Buggy

If you have been much of a hobbyist over the last decade, chances are pretty good that you have owned a Losi TEN-SCTE short course truck. The SCTE is one of the rare vehicles that is as capable of winning a ROAR national title as it is of dominating a local bash spot. A few months ago Losi announced the [...]

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Horizon Hobby HobbyTown USA

Horizon Hobby Booth At The 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention

Also in attendance at the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention were the good folks from Horizon Hobby. You know Horizon from such names as ECX, Losi, Spektrum, and Blade, and their booth/room was filled with all the latest in rc goodies. Upon entering the room, the new 1/5th scale Losi Monster Truck XL could not be missed. These are in stock and [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

New and hot from the good people at Vaterra is a 1972 Chevy K10 Ascender. The old school Chevy is a tribute to all the full scale custom built off-rigs that came before it. A fully licensed body that has been customized for hardcore off-roading sits on top of the rig, while Vaterra’s proven Ascender chassis sits below. Whether you [...]

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Blade Theory X 195 FPV Kit

Blade Theory X 195 FPV Kit

New and hot for the FPV racing crowd is the Blade Theory X 195 Kit. The folks at Blade put a bunch of forward thinking into the Theory X, using their years of airframe knowledge to develop a race quad that is suitable for everyone from noobs to national champions. What’s the scoop on the Theory X? Glad you asked- * [...]

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TLR 5IVE-B Race Kit

TLR Goes Huge With New 5IVE-B Race Kit

TLR is set to go HUGE later this summer with the new 1/5 5IVE-B Race Kit. Not only is it big, but it was specifically designed to bust out fast lap times down at your local track. You see, the 5IVE-B is based off the 8IGHT platform which is well known around the world for great handling and durability. Here [...]

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TLR 22-4 2.0 4WD Buggy Kit

TLR 22-4 2.0 4WD Buggy Kit

New for the 1/10th scale 4wd buggy wars is the TLR 22-4 2.0 Buggy Kit. While not an entirely new design, TLR made smart changes in multiple areas to improve the handling and durability of the 22-4. Some of the updates on the 22-4 2.0 include- * All new gear diffs with aluminum diff cases * Improved suspension geometry via 22 rear [...]

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Losi Baja Rey Desert Truck

Losi 1/10 Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck

Whoa, what’s this from Losi? A solid rear axle scale desert truck? Yes indeed, Losi has just announced the 1/10 Baja Rey 4WD Desert Truck w/ AVC. The Baja Rey will be bringing some serious scale appearance and performance to a bash spot near you. What’s the scoop on the Baja Rey? * Solid rear axle with 4-link suspension * Baja inspired, [...]

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Losi Desert Truck

Teaser – Losi Desert Truck

Before the big announcement tomorrow, the crew at Losi are teasing their latest creation. Obviously it is a realistic style truck, but what scale? Will it have a solid rear axle? Will it be brushless powered? Stay tuned until tomorrow to find out. Until then, Right Here is the link to the official Losi website to check out all their [...]

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Dynamite Stainless Steel Screw Set

New Stainless Steel Screw Sets From Dynamite

We are big fans of Stainless Steel Screw Kits here at Big Squid. They look good, their heads are much harder to strip than the stock hardware, and lets face it, you can never have enough spares sitting around. On that note, just announced by Dynamite are new screw kits for the Traxxas X-Maxx, Axial Yeti/Trophy Truck/Bomber, and for the [...]

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BigSquidRC 2016 Bash & Smash

Event Coverage – Big Squid’s 2016 Bash & Smash!

At last, our BigSquidRC 2016 Bash & Smash is in the books, and quite the bash it was! With drivers coming in from all over the Midwest, a perfect venue, and some of the best weather that the Chi-Town metro has seen in months, the Bash & Smash just couldn’t have been much better. On Sunday April 17th, Bash & Smash [...]

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Losi Ten-MT Video

Video – Skate Park Action With The Losi TEN-MT

How have the guys over at Losi been testing the new TEN-MT monster truck? Take a look at the brief video above to find out. The video shows the Losi crew bashing-it-up at a local skate park to make sure the TEN-MT is ready for all you lunatics out in the wild. The TEN-MT is set for an early June release [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drones On The Horizon Event

Event Coverage – Drones On The Horizon

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending Drones On The Horizon. The event, put on by Horizon Hobby, was a one day show held in Orlando Florida to celebrate everything that is good about rc. Unlike many other events, it wasn’t locked down to just one genre like airplanes or cars, Drones On The Horizon had [...]

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ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

ECX K&N Torment Short Course Truck Review

If you’ve been bashing for any amount of time then you are already familiar with the 2wd ECX Torment from Horizon Hobby. It has proven to be the bash machine of choice for many people and won our Short Course Truck Shootout not that long ago. The latest version of the Torment is much the same but comes with some [...]

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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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