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Pro-Line Rock Crawling Closed Cell Foam Inserts

Pro-Line Closed Cell Inserts For Crawling Tires

Everybody knows that using the proper tires makes a huge difference in performance, but often overlooked is how important inserts are. Using the proper inserts can make the difference between making all the obstacles that your friends can’t, or being the guy that gets left behind. Pro-Line is all about performance and they recently announced two different styles of Closed Cell [...]

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Pro-Line Hyrax 1.9 Scale Rock Crawling Tires

Pro-Line Hyrax 1.9″ Scale Rock Crawling Tires w/ Video

New and hot for all you scale crawlers are Pro-Line’s gnarly looking Hyrax 1.9″ tires. The Hyrax are an all new design made to give your scaler maximum traction in rough terrain. An aggressive and open tread design helps in loamy conditions, while multiple Sipes are used for grip on rocks. But that’s not all. Highly detailed connected tread on [...]

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ECX Barrage Scale Crawler

ECX Barrage 1.9 RTR Scale Crawler

Getting ready to hit the extremely popular scale crawling scene is the ECX Barrage. The Barrage is a 1.9 sized crawler with a scale style chassis and body. The Barrage rides on fully licensed Falken AT3W all terrain tires and is powered by a 370 sized brushed motor. Some of its other details include- * Locked diffs * Multi-link suspension * Waterproof electronics * [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – So Many Projects

Happy Friday all ye faithful. This is, without a doubt, THE best time of the year to go scaling. The midwest temperatures are pleasant, the scenery is great, and trees haven’t started to shed leaves all over the trails just yet. While Spring earns high marks for alleviating cabin fever, Fall takes the cake as far as I’m concerned. While Fall is [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – The Brown Sound

I recently had the chance to experience an ESS r/c sound system first hand. It was both extremely cool and super loud! Pegging the throttle and hearing the rumble of a big block v8 (that sounded very accurate!) is a lot more fun than I initially thought it would be. There is a by-product of this, however- the oddity of driving [...]

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Coming Event – 2nd Annual RPP RC Jamboree

Coming up on October 7th and 8th is the 2nd Annual RPP RC Jamboree in Ukiah, California. The RC Jamboree is an event for the scale community to get together and have a good time. On Friday October 7th the RPP crew will put on demos, have a scale crawling course, hold a raffle, then top things off with a [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Little Baby Leafer, Isn’t It Cute?!

The biggest news that dropped this week was the announcement of the Pro-Line Ambush, a new 1:25 scale RTR crawler. Let’s ignore that Pro-Line is making their own scaler for a minute (that is big news in and of itself) and instead look at the fact that it has a leaf spring suspension. It’s a LEAFER, hell yes! I’ll raise a drink [...]

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Pro-Line Ambush 25th Scale Mini Scale Crawler

Pro-Line Ambush RTR 1/25 Mini Scale Crawler

Surprise, surprise, Pro-Line has just announced a new Scale Crawler! Called the Ambush, the new P-L crawler packs big fun into a small package. Coming in at 1/25 scale, the Ambush is about 7.8″ long and comes as a ready-to-run, it even includes a 2S 350mAh 25C Lithium Ion battery with USB charger. For scale looks, the Ambush rocks leaf [...]

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TheToyz 1/10th Scale Seat Belts

Shipping soon from TheToyz are 1/10th scale Seat Belt/5 Point Harnesses. These are the most scale realistic on the market and are the perfect addition to your scale crawler or drift machine. * Reversible design * Straps are made from high quality nylon * Stainless steel buckle * Designed to fit Wraith sized seats * Shipped in pairs Pricing has not been released, but full details [...]

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Pro-Line True Scale Concrete 10th Scale K-Rail

Pro-Line True Scale Concrete K-Rail

Here is a very cool new product from Pro-Line, scale realistic Concrete K-Rail. Sized to look appropriate with 1/10th scale sized vehicles, the Pro-Line K-Rail can be used in many different scale applications. The K-Rail can be used along with drifters, crawlers, short course trucks, or even scale monster trucks. The K-Rails are made from Real Concrete and are reinforced [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Duratrax Scaling Tires Discussion

Apologies for no column last week, gang. I wound up being caught in travel with (gasp) no internet connection where I was staying. I’ll try not to let that happen again! Anyways, on to it. Over the last couple weeks, various staffers have been posting reviews of Duratrax scaling tires. You can click here for the 1.9 Approach and here for [...]

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RC4WD Deceptive 1.9 Beadlock Wheels

RC4WD Deceptive 1.9″ Beadlock Wheels

Wheels are like ice cream, everybody likes a different flavor. To help accommodate that fact, new from RC4WD are 1.9″ Deceptive Beadlocks. These have a distinct wheel design and come anodized in black for a modern look. CNC machining was used to create the wheels from billet aluminum and they come with a standard 12mm hex. Being an RC4WD product [...]

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Review – Duratrax 1.9″ Scaler CR Mounted Tire

From: Duratrax Direct Link: Scaler CR Mounted 1.9” Review By: Doug Welker Pictures By: Doug Welker Specs: Size: 1.9″ Tire Height: 4.6″ Tire Compound: Duratrax C3 Pre-Mounted: Yes Wheel Hex Size: 12mm Beadlock Design: No Price: $25.99 Competition: A myriad of 1.9 scale tires from the likes of RC4WD, Axial, Pro-Line, & Pit Bull. Build Quality: The pre-mounted Duratrax wheels look fantastic and feel as sturdy as any other quality non-aluminum/steel 1.9 wheel on the market. The [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Few More Stereotypes

Last week’s column on scaling stereotypes was some of the most fun I’ve had writing for Big Squid. Based on reader response, it would seem that it was the case for many of you as well. So with Axialfest going on this weekend and the odds that some news will break during it (outside of the SCX102 RTR which was just [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Fun With Scaling Stereotypes

Many of us that have been trailing for a good amount of time seem to see the same type of personalities come and go – ESPECIALLY those in a club or group. I figure the time is right to poke some fun at the stereotypes that have cropped up over the years. And before I get any angry e-mails, please remember this [...]

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