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Helion Verdikt 112 SC Review

Helion Verdikt 12SC Review

Everybody is looking for an affordable basher that can take a beating without falling to pieces. Helion RC’s latest basher to hit market is the Verdikt 12SC. The Verdikt is a 12th scale 2wd short course truck that promises lots of fun for a small amount of cash. Did they hit the mark? Can it take a hard hit without [...]

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ECX KickFlip BeatBox Review

ECX BeatBox & KickFlip Review – Horizon Hobby

ECX made a big splash with the announcement of their 1/36th scale KickFlip buggy and BeatBox truck. Not only was their small size big news, but also their very affordable price point. We’ve spent a couple months thrashing the BeatBox and KickFlip to find out everything we could about them. Are they truly hobby grade? Do they have enough power [...]

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ARRMA Raider XL BLX Review

THE ARRMA 1/8 Raider XL BLX Brushless RTR Review

Bigger is always better, right? In the bashing world that is generally true, the bigger the beast, the better the basher. We’ve been testing (read- abusing) the new ARRMA Raider XL BLX for weeks now. The XL version of the Raider is significantly larger than the original buggy but is it a better basher? How durable is it? Does its [...]

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Dromida DB4.18 Desert Buggy Review

Dromida DB4.18 1/18th Desert Buggy Review

There are plenty of good reasons to buy an 18th scaler, but most people buy them because they are so affordable and typically hard to break. Dromida has sold boatloads (literally) of 18th scalers over the last couple of years and recently we got a chance to test out their new DB4.18 Desert Buggy. Is the DB4.18 a good noobie [...]

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Sense Innovations ESS-One Sound Module Review

Sense Innovations ESS One Engine Sound System Review

In an rc world that now revolves around scale realism, it is not just about how scale your wheels are, or just the accuracy of your windshield wipers, it is about the all around package, even the sound coming out of your truck. To be truly scale realistic, your ride has to have it all, from the scale wheel nuts [...]

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Tactic TTX300 Review

Tactic TTX300 Radio Review

Sometimes you have a RTR transmitter that you just can’t stand, sometimes you just need a simple radio for a project that you are working on. Those are just two good reasons that the Tactic TTX300 is on the market. We’ve been beating on a review unit for weeks now, keep on reading to find out how well it worked [...]

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Losi XXX-SCT Brushless Review

Losi XXX-SCT Brushless RTR with AVC Review

Short course trucks are still hot for good reason, they have great scale looks and typically make solid bashers. Today we’ll be taking a close look at the latest short course truck from Losi, the XXX-SCT Brushless RTR with AVC. Is it fast? How much bashing can it take before breaking? Does it handle well? It is worth your hard [...]

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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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Ares FPV-HD Review (16)

Ares Ethos FPV/HD Review

Ares RC brought us their next big hit, or hits, actually: the Ethos FPV and Ethos HD. The two new quads Feature different video packages, but are they still as good in the flying and durability categories as their previous vehicles? Check out my thoughts on these aerial photography multirotors below… From: Ares RC Direct Link: FPV and HD Unboxing Pictures: BigSquidRC Unboxes the Ethos [...]

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Hobbyzone Sport Cub S RTF (17)

HobbyZone Sport Cub S RTF Review

3DBill here with a RTF trainer plane from HobbyZone to review: the HobbyZone Sport Cub S with SAFE technology. Battling the cold and wind this December with a 2 oz plane can be a challenge. Lets see how it does!

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Hitec Lynx 4S Transmitter Review

Hitec Lynx 4S Radio System Review

It’s been a long time since Hitec put out a high-end surface radio, that is why a whole lot of people in the rc world were stoked at the announcement of the new Lynx 4S. The Lynx 4S was touted to be the best surface radio Hitec has ever produced and comes with features like telemetry, a drop down wheel, [...]

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Losi 8IGHT-E RTR Review

Losi 8IGHT-E RTR with AVC Review

8th scale buggies are prime bash machines, they are fast, corner well, and can make the biggest of the big jumps. We’ve been bash testing the new 8th scale Losi 8IGHT-E RTR for weeks now. Is it a burly bash machine? Can you go huge with it? Does it come with big power? How easily does it break? From: Losi Direct Link: [...]

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Xpert WR-6601 Servo Review

Xpert WR-6601 HV Waterproof Servo Review - Product Spot…

This time of year in the Midwest can be a mess, if it’s not raining every other day, it is snowing. As you already know as a hobbyist, water can be bad news for electronics. Recently the BigSquidRC Bash Crew got the opportunity to test one of the latest waterproof servos on the market, the Xpert WR-6601 HV. While its waterproofing [...]

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Castle Creations Connectors Review

Product Spotlight – Castle Creations Connectors

Hi, this is Iron Mike again, the ultimate lover of long walks on the beach and a connoisseur of the destruction of rc cars. So Cubby called me up a few weeks ago and said, “Get over to my house right now, time for you to earn your keep!”. I have gotten to know Cubby pretty well over the years, whenever [...]

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Losi XXX-SCB Brushless Review

Review – Losi XXX-SCB Brushless RTR with AVC

THE Losi XXX-SCB Brushless RTR Review from Horizon HobbyBack in 2011 Losi introduced the first RTR XXX-SCB. It looked like nothing else on the market and was a solid RTR. Now Losi has added brushless power and their AVC Stabilty Control. Is the new XXX-SCB a good basher? Does it have enough power to keep your interest? Is it worth [...]

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