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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 – P…

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 Hobby Back 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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Futaba BLS571SV Servo Review

Product Spotlight – Futaba BLS571SV Brushles…

It has been a decade since brushless motors took over our rc cars and trucks. Now, brushless is taking over even further, they are being used in servos. When used in a servo they are said to be smoother, more efficient, and more powerful than other styles of motors. Futaba sent us one of their brushless powered BLS571SV servos for review [...]

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Xpert WR-4401 Servo Review

Product Spotlight – Xpert WR-4401 Waterproof Servo

People still want fast servos with a a lot of torque, however, now days waterproofing is nearly a “must have” feature as well. Some of the latest high-end waterproof servos to hit the market come from Xpert RC. We been beating on one of the WR-4401 (.08 speed and 255 oz-in at 6v) waterproof servos for over a month. What [...]

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Rage RC 5000mAh Battery Review

Product Spotlight – Rage RC 7.2V 5000mAh NiM…

Sometimes you just need an inexpensive NiMH Battery to get the job done. Sometimes you may not have a LiPO battery charger, or maybe you just want to keep things simple. Such is the need for a battery like the Rage RC 7.2V 5000mAh NiMH. We received a pack for testing a couple of months ago and have been putting it [...]

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rage rc battery charger

Product Spotlight – Rage RC 80 Watt Multi Charger

Every hobbyist needs a good battery charger, but there are so many on the market it is hard to chose which one. Since we received one of the new Rage RC 80 Watt Multi Chargers we’ve been using and abusing it to see how it stacks up. Here is what we found out- * The unit is AC/DC. This makes it [...]

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Vattera K-5 Blazer Ascender Scale Truck Kit Review

Vaterra now makes a scale truck? We put it through its paces to see if it has what it takes to keep up with the competition! The new kit comes with all sorts of new ideas that really add to the realism of the truck. With options like a quick and easy way to change the wheel base, or loads [...]

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