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ASK Cubby, 07.31.2014, Version- More of Your Lette…

“Vaterra Halix Build What’s the deal with the Vaterra Halix build? You left me hanging. I was following that build step by step (although I installed the Vaterra CVDs instead of the MIPs.) I figured you guys had gotten busy with the trade show and had put the build on hold, but that’s well in the past. Is the Halix build [...]

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THE Cub Report, 06.29.2014, Version- They Don̵…

Hello all and welcome to THE Cub Report, the column everyone who is anyone reads to get a weekly dose of rc smack talk. First up is no smack talk at all, it is good ole’ hard facts. We had more traffic on our website last Monday than any other day in the decade long history of BigSquidRC. Which is truly [...]

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HPI Savage Octane – Raw Video Clips, Speed R…

Since the day we unboxed the HPI Savage Octane, people have been begging us for video. We tossed together a quick video of clips from some of our time out during the review process. You can check out the speed runs, bashing, and just messing around with the truck. Enjoy, and don’t forget to watch all the way to the [...]

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ASK Cubby, 05.28.2014, Version- Can I Answer Your …

“My first Hi my name is Anthony. I’m looking to get a RTR RC truck. I’m into electric RC trucks and so far the only 2 I like are the hpi savage flux hp and the TT mt3 3G. Is there any RC you can recommend and is there anything you can say to make the choice easier between either RC [...]

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HPI OCtane Savage Videos

Videos – HPI Savage Octane, Getting Started Tips

Want a closer look at the intricacies of the HPI Savage Octane? Have a new Octane and need some help getting it dialed in? The folks over at HPI have released a set of videos for their new Octane. The videos cover everything from the basics, like how to mix the oil and gas together, to how to fine tune [...]

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HPI Racing Savage XL Octane Review

HPI Racing – Savage XL Octane Review *Update: Now with Video! The world has been waiting for almost three years since HPI Racing announced the Savage XL Octane, and it’s a good thing we were not holding our breath because we were all expecting it a little sooner. The Savage XL Octane is the first 1/8 Scale GAS monster truck to hit [...]

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Quick Octane Shot

Just a quick action shot from us bashing the HPI Savage Octane this weekend. Get more HPI news at This Link right here on BigSquidRC.

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Shipping Now – HPI Savage XL Octane Gas RTR

Hang on rc world, here comes gas. If you have been by our BigSquidRC Facebook Group lately, then you will have seen that the HPI Savage Octane has shipped and is started to hit consumer hands. One of the members of our group, David F., has already posted a few pictures of his HPI Octane, so we thought why not show [...]

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THE Cub Report, 04.14.2014, Version- Fake Friends

I am not, nor never have been, or ever will be, a fan of Facebook. Early in the FB life cycle I looked at it as a very bad looking website with a number of fundamental flaws. The largest of the flaws being the cute little “friend” button. Why was that kid I barely knew in second grade hitting me [...]

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Want a FREE Savage XL OCTANE?

…There we go…Now that I have your undivided attention… Yes you did read right! Our friends over at HPI Racing have opened a new sub-site called the HPI Garage. This site is built to help you keep track of the HPI cars you own as well as being a repository of information regarding parts, hop ups, and forum links related to your HPI vehicles. By [...]

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HPI Savage Octane Video

Finally some video of the HPI Savage XL Octane! The world has been holding it’s breath for the release. Check it out… Glad to finally get a chance to see it in action. For more info from HPI hit This Link. Click Here for more HPI news on BigSquidRC.

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Coming Soon? HPI Racing 1/8 Savage XL Octane 4WD R…

Our mouths have been watering since we first saw the HPI Racing Savage XL Octane early in 2012 at the German Toy Fair. We’ve been teased on release dates ever since then, but this time it looks like it will indeed be available for public consumption. Tower Hobbies has listed the Octane on their website for pre-order, and Great Planes [...]

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HPI Booth at HobbyTown USA 2013 Dealer Convention

While HPI America has gone through some changes the last few months, they had a nice suite at the HobbyTown USA convention with lots of cool products. HPI looked alive and well at the show and we had a blast hanging out in their suite. The biggest news was that the Octane Savage is getting closer. From getting a close inspection [...]

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HPI Booth Octane Nuremberg Toy Fair 2013

HPI Booth Toy Fair 2013

HPI Racing had a strong show at Nuremberg 2013. They showed lots of new product including the TC10 & TC12, a new Micro RS4, updated Baja 5th scales, and their Octane gas powered Savage. Check out the pictures in the gallery below to take a closer look at the HPI booth. To get more information on all of HPI’s fine products [...]

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THE Cub Report, 12.17.2012, Version- Dereliction O…

Happy Monday rc’ers of the world, the Holiday Season is nearly here, a time for giving, a time for fine food, a time for family, and even more importantly, a time for a few days off with the chance of pulling some trigger. First up- yes, we’ll be putting on another BigSquidRC Live show this Wednesday night at 9pm CST. This [...]

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