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Traxxas Cubby

Welcome TRAXXAS!

Hey everyone, just wanted to take a moment to welcome our newest sponsor, TRAXXAS! Traxxas is one of the reasons we started Big Squid RC many years ago. My neighbor brought over this new thing called a T-MAXX. An hour later I was on eBay and Craigslist drooling over pics of monster trucks with one tire propped up on a [...]

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Traxxas X-MAXX Upgrades

More X-Maxx Upgrades From Traxxas

A couple weeks ago at the HobbyTown USA Convention we got a sneak peak at some new X-Maxx Upgrades in the Traxxas booth. Last week we posted about their new tuned shock springs, now we are posting the rest of the goodies. In all, there are over 25 new items to upgrade your Traxxas X-Maxx. Some items are to improve durability [...]

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Traxxas X-Maxx Springs

New X-Maxx Tuning Springs From Traxxas

To help get your X-Maxx dialed in to your local bashing terrain, Traxxas has announced a new line of Performance Tuned Shock Springs. There will be six new pairs of springs that come in a natural finish and are sold in pairs. #7853 – Natural Finish, 0.824 rate #7854 – Natural Finish, 0.929 rate #7855 – Natural Finish, 1.199 rate #7856 – Natural [...]

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Venom X-Maxx LiPo

Venom LiPo Batteries For The Traxxas X-Maxx

Have you noticed that there are getting to be a lot of Traxxas X-Maxx trucks out there? We have, and it looks like Venom has too. To give the X-Maxx more run time and power, Venom has announced a 3S 10,500mAh LiPo. The big Venom is a 50C design that uses cells matched by internal resistance. Of course a Traxxas [...]

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Reminder – Rock Racing at Leisure Hours Raceway

Wanted to show off a quick panorama shot of the Leisure Hours Raceway Rock Racing track! This track is a BLAST to drive on, but it’s not for the weak. Check out some of the action shots of the Yeti below. The rocks are huge, the turns are huge, the hills are huge! Go big or go home right? The [...]

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Traxxas Robby Gordon Gordini Slash

Traxxas Robby Gordon Gordini 2wd Slash

It has been a while since a new Traxxas Slash 2wd has been released, to end the drought they have announced the Robby Gordon Gordini. Robby’s Gordini won a stage at the Dakar Rally as well as winning the overall at the Mexican 1000. Soon you’ll be able to own the Slash 2wd replica, which should look pretty cool while [...]

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RPM Front Bulkhead

RPM Front Bulkhead For Traxxas 1:10 2wd Vehicles

Let’s face it, things happen when you go bashing. You might hit things like a curb, a tree, or even your buddy’s car. To help keep your 1/10th scale Traxxas 2wd in one piece after such an incident, RPM recently announced Front Bulkheads made out of their legendary blend of plastic. The designers at RPM made sure their new front [...]

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RPM ESC Cage Castle Monster

RPM ESC Cage for Castle Mamba Monster 2/X & Traxxas MXL-6S

If you are an extreme basher then you already know that normal double sided tape or Velcro simply will not keep an ESC in place when the going gets rough. The best way of keeping an ESC in its place during extreme use is by bolting it to your chassis. To help all you hardcore bashers keep your Castle Mamba [...]

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Rock Racing at Leisure Hours Raceway

Wrench and I stopped out at Leisure Hours Raceway to check out their first opening test and tune day at their new Rock Racing Course. The track itself is pretty gnarly and not for the weak! All those that get upset at a tiny dent in a back straight need not apply! This track eats trucks for lunch and spits [...]

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Kershaw Leopard X-Maxx Brushless Review

Kershaw Leopard 150A ESC/5874 Brushless Combo For X-Maxx Rev…

The folks over at Kershaw Designs are hardcore about their monster trucks and large scalers. A couple months ago we reviewed one of their 1/5th scale Leopard systems on 8S, you can read that review HERE, but to boil it down, it put out wayyyy more power than the X-Maxx was capable of putting to the ground, or its drivetrain [...]

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T-Bone E-Maxx Chassis Brace

New E-Maxx Chassis Braces From T-Bone Racing

There are bashers, then there are HardCore Thrashers. If you push your Traxxas E-Maxx to the edge every weekend, you’ll want to know about the new Chassis Braces from T-Bone Racing. The chassis braces don’t just protect the bottom of your truck, but can also help prevent broken bulkheads and snapping a chassis. TBR has designed a pair of new chassis [...]

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RPM Traxxas X-Maxx A-Arms

RPM Traxxas X-Maxx A-Arms

Attention Traxxas X-Maxx owners, you now have a durable alternative to the stock a-arms. New from RPM are upgrade X-Maxx A-Arms. Made from RPM’s legendary blend of plastic, their X-Maxx arms were to made to survive what the stock arms could not. Strong yet light, the RPM arms have been beefed up in critical areas to help your X-Maxx come [...]

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RC Wall Of Death

Outrageous Wall Of Death RC Video

Everybody likes to watch insane rc videos, especially those that defy the laws of gravity. Recently BigSquidRC Bash Crew member Craig Nelson and his pal Cameron Miller decided to do an RC Wall Of Death. You’ve probably seen the crazy motorcycle wall of death videos from places like Sturgis South Dakota. Craig and Cameron decided to grab a Castle Creations powered [...]

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TBR Skidplate X-Maxx

T-Bone Racing Chassis Skidplate For Traxxas X-Maxx

Are you ubering-out your Traxxas X-Maxx? Do you bash it like you stole it? If so, have a look at the new Full Chassis Skidplate from T-Bone Racing. Designed to protect the chassis and to give it a slick surface to help you glide over large obstacles, the TBR chassis skidplate can help your X-Maxx become the ultimate bashing machine. Pricing [...]

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Traxxas Monster Truck Tour

Traxxas Named Title Sponsor of Monster Truck Destruction Tou…

In a recent announcement, Traxxas has been named the Title Sponsor of the Monster Truck Destruction Tour. That is great news for our hobby because of the mainstream attention that it will receive. Plus, that means that we will soon be seeing a full scale X-Maxx, Skully, and Craniac competing in the monster truck arena. To get more of the [...]

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