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Boom Racing PHAT Steel Axle Housings

Boom Racing PHAT Steel Axle Housings At AsiaTees

Beef up that Axial SCX10 of yours with the new Boom Racing PHAT Steel Axle Housings from AsiaTees Hobbies. Cast from steel, the axle housings help add weight (180 grams each) to get more traction, while also being extremely durable. There are two colors to pick from, silver or black, and they are priced at just $29. Want more details? [...]


Kyosho Raybrig Acura NSX

Kyosho Raybrig NSX Concept-GT

Here is a pretty trick new release from Kyosho, the Raybrig Acura NSX Concept-GT Mini-Z. With full scale detailing and a display worthy paint job, the NSX can bring a hot new look the next time you meet up with the guys to run Mini-Zs. * Racer Sports 2 MR-03 chassis * Perfex KT-19 2.4GHz transmitter * Factory assembled, ready to drive out [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – Expensive Doesn’t Mean Overpriced

The topic of expensive vs. overpriced is one that I’ve been meaning to tackle for sometime, and with the holidays quickly approaching I figure now is as good a time as ever. Consider this a prelude to my “Stocking Stuffers For Your Scaler” piece that’s going to go live on Black Friday next week. Here at Big Squid we try our [...]


Axial Yeti Trophy Truck Review

Axial Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck Review

Axial Racing once again set off to set the world on fire with their new Yeti SCORE Trophy Truck. Using the proven Yeti platform of 4wd featuring a solid rear axle, the Trophy Truck was designed to bring true scale realism to the 1/10th truck market. Did they hit the mark? Is it a good basher? Can it take a [...]


VS Tank Unboxing

Unboxing - VS Tanks 1/24 Scale Japanese Type 10 & King Tiger…

Hey look, our very first tank unboxing! Yes, rc tanks can be pretty dern cool to bash with. We recently received the latest from VS Tanks and took a bunch of pictures while pulling them out of their packaging. One tank is a German King Tiger Porsche in Desert Camo, while the other unit is a Japanese Type 10 (both [...]


Kyosho McLaren Mini-Z

Kyosho McLaren 12C GT3 Readysets

McLaren produce the types of cars that dreams are made out of. Now, thanks to Kyosho, you can get a perfectly detailed Mini-Z version. The Kyosho MR-03S McLaren 12C GT3 Readyset has both the looks and performance you are looking for to have fun indoors this winter. * Can be used with optional gyro unit * Comes with 2.4Ghz Perfex KT-19 transmitter * [...]


RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR w/Mojave II Body Set

RC4WD Trail Finder 2 RTR w/Mojave II Body Set

New from RC4WD is the Trail Finder 2 RTR with Mojave II Body Set. This version of the TF2 makes it super easy to get from cracking the box open to hitting the trail. It comes with many of the features that everyone wants and has some serious scale detailing. * 1.55″ steel beadlock wheels w/ lug nuts * High performance Mud [...]


Kyosho Mini-Z Enzo Ferrari “GT Concept” Red

Kyosho Enzo Ferrari GT Concept

Coming soon is the Red Version of the Kyosho Enzo Ferrari GT Concept Mini-Z. The GT Concept is official licensed by Ferrari, and as you can see by the picture, is immaculately detailed for a nearly perfect scale look. The Ferrari will look just as great sitting on your desk as it will busting out laps on your local Mini-Z [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – The RR10 Looks Badass

Whether we are talking about the scaling genre or r/c landscape as a whole, 2015 has been pretty slow on the news front compared to many of the big announcements that took place in 2014. Well, at least that was the case about a month ago. Holy cow has the news started coming in fast and furious! If 2015 was [...]



SSD 1.9″ Steel Beadlock Wheels

New from SSD RC are some seriously strong stamped 1.9″ Steel Beadlock Wheels. For those looking for durability and a cool scale look, these may be the wheels you are looking for. * Available in silver or black * Standard 1.9″ wheel size * Standard 12mm hex mount * Also fits Axial 12mm hex * Internal beadlock system * Removable hub * Compatible with Vanquish SLW [...]



Everybody’s Scalin’ – Large Scale Scaling

Sooooo….after the onslaught of news over the last week I think it’s pretty safe to say that large scale r/c is the new hotness. The industry has been trending that way for awhile now, but the X-Maxx will most likely blow it wide open. With that in mind, plus the myriad of various large scale crawlers available on the market, I’m now jonesing for a [...]


RC4WD Tough Armor Side Steel Sliders Vaterra Ascender

RC4WD Tough Armor Steel Side Sliders for the Vaterra Ascende…

RC4WD has some new Tough Armor Steel Side Sliders for your Vaterra Ascender. As the names implies, the sliders are made from heavy duty steel tubing to look more realistic than the stock pieces and to be tough as nails while out on the trail. * Hand welded * Powder coated black * Width- 2.56″ * Length- 5.43″ * Weight- 5.15 oz The sliders have [...]


RC4WD Toyo 1.9 Wheels

RC4WD Toyo 1.9 Beadlock Wheels

Bling, bling, bling, here is yet another trick looking set of RC4WD wheels. Their latest set, 1.9″ Toyo Beadlocks, have a great scale authentic look and the rugged design that you demand out on the trail. * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Standard 12mm hex * Scale hex bolts * Scale wheel nut cover * Size- 1.9″ * Width- 1.13″ * Negative offset- .37″ * Weight- 2.4 [...]


Kraken RC Vekta.5

Kraken RC Unleashes The 1/5 Vekta.5

We posted the huge new Traxxas X-Maxx last week, we posted the extremely large 1/4 RC4WD Killer Krawler 2 yesterday, and today we get to post yet another beast, the 1/5 Kraken RC Vekta.5. The Vekta.5 is scaled after an Ultra 4 Unlimited Buggy and has the scale authentic look that everyone is after. The KV5 will come in two [...]


RC4WD Killer Krawler 2 Kit

RC4WD 1/4 Scale Killer Krawler 2 Kit

Go big or go home, that is the American way. New from RC4WD is the 1/4 Scale Killer Krawler 2 Kit. The Killer Krawler 2 has a length of 29.5″, a width of 23.6″, and weighs in at over 11 lbs. With size like that, it should make short work of your local rock crawler course, or easily run over [...]