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Traxxas 2085X Servo Review

Review – Traxxas X-Maxx 2085X Servo Upgrade

To upgrade the steering in your X-Maxx, the crew at Traxxas have released the 2085X. The 2085X servo has more torque than the stock unit, but perhaps more importantly, it comes with full metal gears to improve durability. The BSRC Bash Crew has been thrashing the daylights out of a 2085X in one of our X-Maxx test trucks for several [...]

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CEN Racing Colossus XT Review

CEN Racing Colossus XT Review

The CEN Racing Colossus XT is a giant brushless powered monster truck. Pretty much every single one of those words means “Time to Bash!!!” to us. At BigSquidRC, one of our main jobs is to review product, needless to say we were pretty stoked to give the Colossus a go. We’ve been jumping, crashing, mudding, rock crawling, trail driving, and [...]

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Castle Mamba X 1410 Brushless Review

Castle Mamba X SCT PRO 1410 Combo Review

Castle Creations is well known for putting out more power than just about any other brand on the market. Now days they still want to put out the most power, but also want that power to be easier to drive. Hence the reason Castle has unleashed the Mamba X SCT PRO 1410 Combo on the world. The latest Castle combo [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

With dual port chargers all the rage, the folks at Duratrax have released the Onyx 260. Not only does the Onyx have two charge ports, but it also comes with a nifty touch screen display. We’ve been using (read- abusing) an Onyx 260 for several weeks to determine if it is up to the basher lifestyle. Keep on reading to [...]

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Review – 1/12 ECX Barrage RTR

ECX is a brand name that bashers are very familiar with thanks to their reputation for putting out tough vehicles at low price points. They are now looking to make a splash in the scale crawler market with their RTR 1/12 Barrage from Horizon Hobby. In a time where small scale crawlers are red hot, the Barrage is something of an in-between [...]

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Kyosho Zephyr Review

Kyosho Zephyr Drone Racer Review

A few months ago Kyosho announced their revolutionary Drone Racer quadcopters. The Drone Racers are not like a “normal” drone, they are controlled by a pistol type radio and only fly a few feet off the ground. We have been testing the Kyosho Zephyr, one of the two Drone Racers released by Kyosho. How easy is it to fly? Is [...]

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Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Review

THE Traxxas 8S X-Maxx Review

First there was the Traxxas X-Maxx monster truck, then came the 8S Upgrade Kit, now there is the full RTR version of the Traxxas 8S X-Maxx. The newest version of the X-Maxx comes with a load of upgrades over the original, upgrades that are intended to make it faster, stronger, and an overall better bash machine. We’ve been running pack [...]

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Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle 1406 Sensored Brushless Motor Review

Castle Creations made big news a few months ago when they announced their first ever line-up of sensored brushless motors. Sensored motors have long been the norm in racing, but have yet to catch on with the bashing crowd because of reliability and power issues. To find out if the new Castle motors are truly capable of withstanding the daily [...]

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Tekno MT410 Review

Tekno RC MT410 Monster Truck Review

Tekno RC, known best for their 1/8 racing rigs, has decided to make a big splash in the bashing market with the MT410 Monster Truck. The MT410 represents the first bash offering from Tekno and is marketed to be one of the toughest, best handling, monster trucks to ever hit the market. After weeks of bashing, thrashing, and jumping off [...]

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Hitec RDX1 Charger Review

Hitec RDX1 Battery Charger Review

While Hitec is best known for their servos, they have made some big strides in their battery charger game. The latest charger to hit the market from Hitec is the RDX1. The RDX1 is an extremely small charger that makes it easy to use just about anywhere. Does the RDX1 deliver a high quality charge? Does it have enough power? [...]

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Traxxas 2017 Ford Raptor Review

Traxxas 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor Review

Back in the day, the more alien looking the rc car, the better. That isn’t the case anymore, scale realism is where it’s at. Recently Traxxas put out the 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor. The Raptor is one of the most scale realistic trucks Traxxas has ever released. The Traxxas sports a number of injection molded plastic parts, thus upping its [...]

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RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser RTR Review

RC4WD Gelande II Cruiser RTR Review

The scale crawling scene is blazing hot right now, to help feed the fire RC4WD is releasing a RTR version of the Gelande II with a Cruiser Body Set. We have been lucky enough to receive an early release unit to bash at our pleasure. Actually, we haven’t been “bashing” it as much as we’ve been using it for what [...]

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Losi Ten-SCBE Buggy Review

Losi TEN-SCBE RTR Buggy Review

In stores now is the Losi TEN-SCBE RTR Buggy With AVC from Horizon Hobby. The SCBE combines nifty scale looks with the DNA of the world renown TEN-SCTE short course truck. Of course scale buggy looks are all the rage, and the SCTE was one of the very rare vehicles that could dominate the ROAR nats just as easily as [...]

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Hitec Power Peak D7 Review

Hitec Power Peak D7 Charger Review

Now days it seems like everybody brings 10 cars to go bashing. When you run 10 cars, you need to charge a lot of battery packs, and charge them quick. To meet this demand, Hitec released the Power Peak D7 Dual Charger. The Power Peak D7 is no joke with 20 amps of charging power available on both channels and [...]

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TheToyz LED Light Controller Review

Review – TheToyz LED Light Controller

Once primarily known for their large inventory of micro/mini hop-ups, the crew at TheToyz are quickly becoming one of the best resources for scale parts. In recent years TheToyz has vastly expanded their inventory of crawling and drift goodies, now you can find just about anything you need to accessorize your on-road or off-road scale rig on their website. One [...]

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