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MST CFX-W Crawler

MST 1/8 CFX-W Crawler

Coming soon from MST is the 1/8th scale CFX-W scale rock crawler. The burly CFX-W comes in at a wheelbase of 300mm and a width of 230mm, plenty of size to get over tough rock sections. The CFX-W is slated to start shipping in May and comes with MST’s portal style axles, helping to increase ground clearance for better performance. [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Black Friday Edition

It’s Black Friday and that means people here in the States have shopping on the brain. While the following isn’t exactly a detailed buyer’s guide, here’s five ideas for those of you looking to get the scaler in your life (maybe that’s yourself, ha) a cheap gift or two. None of the following are paid placements or thinly veiled ads; they are just some odds [...]

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Vaterra K10 Ascender Review

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender Pickup from Horizon Hobb…

Scale rock crawlers just might be the hottest product segment on the market right now. There are a number of reasons for that- they look good, they run forever, and they are loads of fun. A couple of years ago Vaterra introduced the Ascender, a scale crawling platform that was designed from the ground up to outperform everything else on [...]

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Ripmax Across 1/12th 4WD RTR rock crawler

Ripmax Across RTR Rock Crawler

News from the UK is that Ripmax recently announced the Across RTR Rock Crawler. The Across is a 1/12th scale machine with full time 4wd and a trendy hardcore off-road look. Some of its features include- * Fully pre-built and ready to drive * Comes with LiPo battery & charger * Brushed motor and 25g steering servo * 2.4GHz, 2 channel radio * Up to [...]

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Integy CF310 Scale Crawler

Integy CF310 Trail Roller Scale Crawler

Can I tell you a little something about Brian our Editor in Chief? Like a moth to a flame, he is attracted to bling. In fact, a lot of hobbyists are all about fancy aluminum parts. If you are a bling-fanatic, Integy recently announced the CF310 Trail Roller Scale Crawler. From nose to tail, the CF310 is full of aluminum [...]

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Orlandoo Hunter Jeep Rubicon 1/35

Orlandoo Hunter 1/35 Jeep Rubicon Micro Crawler

The folks over at Asiatees Hobbies and at rcMart have just released pictures of the new Orlandoo Hunter Jeep Rubicon Micro Crawler. The Orlandoo Jeep comes in at a tiny 1/35th scale, but is aimed at a blazing hot market right now, micro crawling. With micro crawling getting ready to explode this winter, the Orlandoo Jeep should make a great [...]

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GMade R1 Rock Buggy RTR

GMade R1 Rock Buggy RTR

Looking to do some hardcore crawling but don’t have the time to build a kit from the ground up? New from GMade is the RTR Version of the R1 Rock Buggy. The R1 RTR was designed for serious crawling and comes completely built and ready to hit the rocks. Here are some of its highlights- * Comes with 2.4GHz radio, high [...]

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Redcat Clawback 5th Scale Rock Crawler

Redcat Racing 1/5 Clawback Rock Crawler

Have you ever been on the trail and come upon a section that is simply impassable? Ever wish you had a truck big enough to get over an extra tough rock/limb/root section? If so, Redcat Racing has a new truck for you, the Clawback. The Clawback is HUGE, it is a 1/5th scaler that measures in with a whopping 650mm [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Mt. Rushmore of Scalers

It’s one of my favorite Fridays of the year- the kickoff to Labor Day Weekend! That means fall is about to arrive, complete with football, apple cider, and habitable temperatures. So with that in mind, let’s do something a little different. I had a fun conversation with friends awhile back where we were discussing- “If there was a Mt. Rushmore of [...]

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Pro-Line Ambush Review

THE Pro-Line Ambush Scale Crawler Review

Pro-Line is a name synonymous with winning races. However, in recent years, they have expanded their scope. First came their short course truck, then a buggy conversion, then the incredible PRO-MT that was named our vehicle of the year. Now they have expanded their horizon even further with the 1/25 Ambush RTR Scale Crawler. The Ambush is full of scale [...]

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RC4WD MOA Comp Crawler

RC4WD Bully II MOA RTR And MOA Comp Crawler Kit

Now here is some big news for the competition rock crawling scene, Two New Comp Rigs from RC4WD. First up is the Bully II MOA RTR. That’s right, soon you’ll be able to buy a RTR hardcore crawler that is ready to kick butt and take names right out of the box. The Bully II MOA has a carbon fiber [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Body Musings

A body is everything in r/c these days, especially when it comes to an RTR. Compared to, oh I dunno, say 15 years ago when almost everything came with a generically striped & painted unlicensed lid, today’s stuff is downright mind blowing. Manufacturers all across the board, whether makers of touring cars, off-road buggies, or (of-course) scalers, are all trying to [...]

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TFL Racing Front Motor Crawler Chassis

TFL Racing Front Motor Crawler Chassis

For all you scale and rock crawling enthusiasts, TFL Racing has announced a pretty cool item- a Front Motor Crawler Chassis. The highlight of the truck is a very trick front motor mount that gives the truck more of a full scale look than many of the other offerings on the market. It also comes with a high-tech carbon fiber [...]

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Review – RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR

When it comes to uber-scale, RC4WD is known as the leader in the hobby. They recently updated a vehicle that in many ways is their flagship rig; the Trail Finder 2. Can this leaf spring equipped ‘Yota take a beating? Let’s find out. From: RC4WD Direct Link: Trail Finder 2 RTR Unboxing Pictures: BSRC RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR Unboxing Review By: Doug Welker Pictures By: [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Keep Moving Forward

If you aren’t moving forward then you are either standing still or going backwards. Here at Big Squid we like to think we are always moving ahead. At the very least we certainly try. Scale trucks have always been sort of an oddity around here when it comes review time. When driven in comparison to your standard track/basher vehicle they are [...]

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