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83 MPH Castle Baja 5B

Readers Rides – 83 MPH Castle Powered HPI Baja 5B

Everybody likes making high speed passes, it is one of the ultimate tests of power, skill, and tuning ability. Recently we caught up with Albert Gwaltney, a BigSquidRC reader who has been putting up some impressive numbers with his 5th Scale HPI Baja 5B. You see, Albert’s HPI Baja is regularly breaking the 80 mph mark, something that is NOT [...]

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Nic Case Castle 200 mph

200 Mph RC Car Speed Barrier Broken

All across the world people grab their rc car and make speed runs on the weekend. Some do it in their driveway, while others meet up with friends in parking lots to see who can go the fastest. It looks like all those people now have a new record to shoot for. A video has been released showing Nic Case [...]

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MCD XS-5 Super Car

MCD Racing XS-5 1/5 Super Car

The crew at MCD Racing has something for you high speed fanatics, as well as you 1/5th fans, their new XS-5 Super Sports Car. With a big chassis and big power, it should put a big smile on your face (and big dent in the wallet?). Based on the MCD 4wd 5 series chassis, the XS-5 is said to be the [...]

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ECX High Speed 4WD Circuit

How To – Going Fast with the ECX 4WD Circuit

While we’ve had a fantastic time bashing the ECX 4WD Circuit at the local park, it does come with brushed power that isn’t very fast. Like most people, we are always longing for more speed, therefore we decided to do a few modifications to see what it would take to break the speed limit. Hit the READ MORE to see [...]

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RC Freaks Speed Challenge

Event Coverage – RC Freaks Speed Challenge 2014

Everybody likes to go fast and last weekend we had the pleasure of attending a High Speed and Drag Event put on the RC Freaks. The RC Freaks are a Facebook Group that are very active on-line, and they also like to put on various rc events. Last weekend they invited anyone and everyone out to have some fun going [...]

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Dynamite GPS Speed Meter

Dynamite GPS Speed Meter

Every wonder how fast your car goes? Tired of those cheap softball radar guns going bad on you? Dynamite RC has an answer to your problems, their new GPS Speed Meter. The Dynamite GPS Speed Meter is a compact unit that can measure the speed of your car, or show its location and altitude. The unit’s built in WASS/EGNOS/MSAS/RTCM allows it [...]

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ASK Cubby

ASK Cubby, 03.27.2014, Version- Your Questions, My Ridi…

“Halix build I am very interested in your Vaterra Halix project. This has been one of my all time favorite trucks. I’ve upgraded the wheels, tires, and shocks. It is much better than stock. You may ask why, but I wondered if you had any suggestions for upgrading the motor? Any input is appreciated. Thanks Dave” Cubby- Yo Dave, just like you we are big fans [...]

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70 mph ARRMA Raider BLX

Going Fast – 70 MPH ARRMA Raider BLX

When we read that ARRMA RC was putting on a Beat The Speed Video Contest we decided to give our own ARRMA Raider BLX test buggy a go. We wanted to see if we could go fast enough to beat their speed. The first thing we did was hand the Raider BLX to our resident high speed specialist, DWayne Buchannon from [...]

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ARRMA Beat the Speed

ARRMA “Beat The Speed” Challenge

ARRMA has announced a neat Video Contest involving their Brushless BLX series vehicles. The Beat the Speed Video Contest gives ARRMA BLX owners a chance to win $80 in aluminum hop-up parts by posting a video of their vehicle going faster than 67 mph. BLX owners can even get a free t-shirt just by entering. To get complete contest rules hit [...]

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ARRMA Vorteks BLX Speed Tips Video

Video - ARRMA High Speed Tips with Hobbico's Scott Cram…

The crew over at Hobbico have released a new video that shows exactly what it takes to bust out 65+ mph with the ARRMA Vorteks BLX stadium truck. Watch below to see Scott Cramer walk you through the modification process, then watch see the Vorteks go 66 mph on the famous “Speed Run Road” in Champaign Illinois. To get [...]

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Helion Criterion Top Speed

Video – Helion Criterion Top Speed vs Competition

We first reported about the new buggy from Helion, the Criterion, Right Here. Now Helion has released a video showing just how fast the Criterion is. Using a radar gun and some old fashioned street running, the video shows the top speeds of the Criterion compared to several of its competitors. The Criterion is shown topping out at 33 mph, [...]

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RC Fest Tolono Illinois 2013 Bash

Event Coverage – RC Fest, Tolono Illinois 2013

The BigSquidRC Bash crew had the pleasure of attending the 2013 RC Fest in Tolono Illinois over the weekend. RC Fest is a big charity bash held to raise money and awareness for blood donation. A young man named Adam Munds and his family work for months prepping for RC Fest and this year all their hard work really paid [...]

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HotSlots Bash Fest 2013

Event Coverage - HotSlots Bash Fest 2013, Urbana Illino…

On Saturday the BigSquidRC Bash Crew attended Bash Fest 2013 put on by HotSlots Hobby in Urbana Illinois. HotSlots has been open for several years, but only in the last several months have they really started getting into the rc scene. Looking to promote both their store and the hobby, HotSlots decided to hold a good old fashioned bash. HotSlots held [...]

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JConcepts Scalpel Body and Front Bumper Conversion Kit for Traxxas Slash 4x4

JConcepts Illuzion Scalpel Body and Front Bumper Conver…

There are a lot of people out there that like to speed run their Traxxas Slash 4×4’s, including most of the staff here at BigSquidRC. JConcepts recognized that fact and have announced their new Scalpel Body and Front Bumper Conversion for the Slash 4×4. Their new Scalpel body is low slung and made specifically to help you get the most [...]

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Team Associated Road to 200

Road to 200 Update

Nic Case and Team Associated have uploaded a new episode of their Road to 200 series.  If you’re unfamiliar with this project, it’s an attempt to get an R/C car up to the 200 MPH mark.  They are making great progress and this is an excellent video that takes a closer look at the custom super car they are building [...]

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