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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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Drones On The Horizon

Getting Close – Drones On The Horizon In Orlando Florida

Mark your calendar for Saturday April 9th as that’s when Horizon Hobby’s big Drones On The Horizon event takes off. It is a one day event that showcases all the different genres in our hobby and is being held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds in Orlando Florida. Admission and parking are both Free, so come on down to watch a [...]

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Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Blade Nano QX2 FPV BNF

Coming soon from the folks over at Blade is the Nano QX2 FPV Drone. The QX2 received a number of updates over the previous version and comes as a bind and fly. SAFE technology now comes standard to make the QX2 easy to fly, while different flight modes are included too. A 5.8GHz headset is required for flight (like those [...]

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Dynamite Blue Thunder

New Nitro Fuel From Dynamite

Some people like the pure power of brushless, while others like the sound, smell, and high revving excitement of nitro. For all you nitro fans out there, Dynamite RC has announced two new Blue Thunder Fuels. The first is a Blue Thunder HP8 blend that is specially formulated for high performance 1/8th scale engines. This 9% caster-enhanced blend provides crisp throttle [...]

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Dynamite RC 1/10 Scale Accessories

Dynamite Scale Accessories

Hey all you scale fanatics, the folks over at Dynamite RC have several new goodies for you. They are now offering several scale accessories to top off that off-road rig of yours. All the items below are expected to start shipping in late May. First up is a Scale Bicycle. The bike has been pre-painted black/blue and comes with a rear [...]

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Losi Ten-MT Monster Truck

Losi TEN-MT 4WD Monster Truck With AVC

Big news for all you hardcore bashers out there, Losi has formally announced the Ten-MT Monster Truck!. Based on the legendary 1/10th scale Losi Ten platform, the MT version brings even more fun to the plate with its large monster truck style tires, big brushless power, and AVC stability control system. * 50+ mph speeds * Shaft driven 4wd * 3S ready power [...]

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