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Product Spotlight – RC4WD 2.2 Mud Basher Tires

As a few of you longtime readers may be aware of, I’m a big fan of mud trucks. So when I saw the new RC4WD 2.2 Mud Basher announcement a couple months ago, you know I was clicking the “ADD TO CART” button on their site before I even finished reading the description. So here’s the funny thing. Mud tires (much [...]

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RC4WD Gelande 2 Cruiser Unboxing

Just last week the folks at RC4WD announced their latest and greatest uber scale builder’s kit, the Gelande 2 Cruiser. As you can see, the truck comes as a kit with several sections preassembled (axles, transmission and transfer case most notably). The star of the show is the injection molded Cruiser body, inspired by the legendary Toyota FJ60. Yep, the body [...]

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BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

RC4WD BigDog 1/10 Dual Axle Scale Boat Trailer

After posting news about three new boats hitting the market this week, everyone in the BigSquidRC office is itching to go boat bashing. But how do we get a new rc boat to the lake? RC4WD has announced a new 1/10th Scale Dual Axle Boat Trailer. Like most everything in the RC4WD line-up, the boat trailer is very scale realistic [...]

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RC4WD Hood and Window Deflector Set for Mojave Hilux Bodies

RC4WD Hood and Window Deflector Set for Mojave and Hilu…

RC4WD has announced a Hood and Window Deflector Set for their Mojave and Hilux bodies. Made from Lexan, the deflector set looks just like the real deal and can add a nice touch of scale realistic to your truck. The deflectors have a street price of $14, a part number of Z-S1377, and they are shipping right now. Click Right [...]

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RC4WD Gelande II RTR D90 Truck

RC4WD Limited Edition Gelande II RTR D90

The folks over at RC4WD have announced a new limited edition version of the Gelande II D90 that comes with multiple accessories to give it even more scale realism. Anchored by an aluminum ladder chassis, licensed parts from Warn, Rock Krawler, and ARB give this truck amazing looks while being fully capable on the trail. Some of its highlights include- * [...]

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RC4WD Action Figure Review

RC4WD Action Figure Review

With scale realism being all the rage, it was only a matter of time until a big name in the rc business put out there own “rc specific” Action Figures. No longer does the rc public have to settle for some crazy looking wrestler or have to try scavenging up something from the blow-out aisle at the local Wally World. [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Playing with Toy…

  Boy, that announcement from RC4WD about their action figures sure prompted a wave of comments, emails and office discussion with people trying to make their own point about when “enough is enough” on the scale realism thing. Here’s my take. While I’ve been an r/c hobbyist for around 20 years now (I’m 30), I’ve been a scale modeler for even longer. [...]

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RC4WD Driver Action Figures

RC4WD Action Figures

These are not Ken, these are not some out of work wrestlers, these are the new Driver/Action Figures from RC4WD. The new action figures from RC4WD can make a nice addition to your rc garage or add even more scale realism to your truck while out on the trail. Four different action figures are available, all of them are made [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 12.18.2014, Version- Cryptic Questions, Cont…

“Hey guys do u know of a 120mm+ shock similar to gmade zeros. I was searching for some for my scale monster truck build and I couldn’t find any in stock so I emailed gmade directly and the response I got was the zero shocks are no longer in production. It seems there is a big phase out of a [...]

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RC4WD Wheel Adapter for Toy Blocks

RC4WD Wheel Adapters for Toy Blocks

It isn’t uncommon for rc hobbyists to also be big fans of Lego toy blocks. To help make your latest Lego build even more uber, the folks at RC4WD are now making Wheel Adapters for toy blocks. These adapters allow you to bolt up some pretty trick RC4WD wheels and tires to your new Lego truck. * CNC machined from billet [...]

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RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit SWB

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 Truck Kit “SWB”

RC4WD has announced a new short wheelbase version of the TF2, the Trail Finder 2 SWB. The SWB was designed specifically for shorter bodies like the Jeep body from Tamiya. The SWB comes standard with an R3 tranny, as well as Yota II axles. * Short wheelbase aluminum ladder chassis * Realistic transfer case * Leaf spring suspension * Mud Thrasher 1.9″ tires [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - A Look Back at 20…

As 2014 draws to a close, I think it’s time for a bit of reflection. This was the year when the budding scale movement of 2012 and 2013 officially turned into a raging fire across all of r/c land. It’s not just scale crawlers either. Many bashing vehicles have now fallen in line with the trend and at the very [...]

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RC4WD Mystery Boxes

For those of you that are a little more adventurous, the folks over at RC4WD have brought back their Mystery Boxes. What is inside a mystery box? You’ll never know for sure until you get one, but it can contain anything from tires to shocks to axles to winches, with some boxes even containing brand new trucks! Each $100 Mystery [...]

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RC4WD Gelande II D110 Truck Kit With Hard Body

RC4WD Gelande II D110 Truck Kit With Hard Body

The latest RC4WD release for you scale enthusiasts is the Gelande II D110 Truck Kit with Defender Hard Body. The G2 has numerous new features like Yota II axles, an R3 single speed tranny, and the servo mount is up on the chassis for a more scale appearance. A four link suspension is used on the rear while a 3 [...]

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RC4WD Matte Black Mojave Body Set For Trail Finder 2

RC4WD Matte Black Mojave Body Set For The Trail Finder …

RC4WD now makes it easy for you to bolt up a cool new look onto your Trail Finder 2 (or other trucks) by offering their Mojave Body Set in a matte black finish. This is a hard plastic body that offers extreme scale detailing and can be run in its matte black finish, or you can paint it to suit [...]

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