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Dromida Unboxing

Unboxing The New Dromida 18th Scale Off-Roaders

Designed to be fun yet affordable, Dromida has 3 revised 1/18th scale off-roaders headed to a hobby shop near you. The Monster Truck gets a new scale inspired body and tires, while the Short Course Truck and Buggy also get a new look. Before we started out review of the 3 minis, we took pictures of the first time we took [...]


Unboxing Losi Baja Rey

Unboxing The Losi Baja Rey Desert Truck

The Losi Baja Rey has been shipping for a while now, but we are just finishing up our review. We’ve been able to bash the truck for a few months, finding out what it is really made out of. If you haven’t picked one up yet, we are posting some pictures of what it looks like when you crack the [...]


Traxxas Bigfoot Unboxing

Unboxing – Traxxas Bigfoot Monster Truck

Traxxas made big news a couple of weeks ago by announcing a new Bigfoot Monster Truck. A nicely detailed (and fully licensed) modern Bigfoot replica body really sets the truck off. We recently got one into our mud covered hands, which we promptly shot some unboxing pictures of before we passed it around the room for our Bash Crew to [...]


dromida brushless rally car unboxing

Unboxing – Dromida Brushless Rally Car

The 1/18th scale vehicles from Dromida have been great sellers since they were first introduced. The line-up included two trucks and one buggy, all of which were durable, fun vehicles to drive. To branch out a bit, Dromida recently announced a pair of new on-road cars, a touring car and a rally version. While we unboxed our Brushless RTR Rally Car [...]


Pro-Line Ambush Unboxing

Unboxing – Pro-Line Ambush 1/25 Scale Crawler

In what might turn out to be the biggest seller this coming Christmas season, Pro-Line recently announced the 1/25th Scale Ambush Scale Crawler. While small, the Ambush is perfectly sized for indoor crawling, something that a lot of people that live in colder climates can appreciate. While we are finishing up our full review of the Ambush, we are posting some [...]


Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender

Unboxing The Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Ascender

Shipping right now to a hobby shop near you is the Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR. The K10 has a customized look and rides on Vaterra’s very capable Ascender chassis. If you have been thinking about putting one in your rc garage, we are posting unboxing pictures to show what it looks like when you crack the box [...]


ARRMA Raider XL Brushed Unboxing

Unboxing The Mega Series Brushed ARRMA Raider XL

Do you remember several years ago when the rumors came out about a new car company called ARRMA? The first teaser pics featured the Raider, a unique looking buggy that set internet on fire. Since then ARRMA has come an incredibly long way, and the Raider has too. The Raider XL was offered in brushless BLX trim last year, for [...]


Losi SCBE Unboxing

Unboxing The Losi TEN-SCBE Buggy

If you have been much of a hobbyist over the last decade, chances are pretty good that you have owned a Losi TEN-SCTE short course truck. The SCTE is one of the rare vehicles that is as capable of winning a ROAR national title as it is of dominating a local bash spot. A few months ago Losi announced the [...]


2016 ARRMA Senton BLX Unboxing

Unboxing The 2016 ARRMA Senton BLX

The folks over at ARRMA doled out plenty of upgrades on their 2016 line-up of vehicles. We recently unboxed a brand spank’n new 2016 Senton to give you a look at what’s inside the box, plus to take a look at some of those upgrades. The new Senton received a face-lift via new livery, but its real improvements came in the [...]


2016 ARRMA BLX Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing – 2016 ARRMA Typhon BLX Buggy

Did you know that the 2016 version of the ARRMA Typhon has received a number of updates? If not, now you do. The new Typhon comes with a new Tactic radio system, beefed up wing mount, updated wheels, and a number of other changes. The price point stays the same at $429 and they are shipping right now to a [...]


ARRMA Nero Unboxing

Unboxing The ARRMA Nero Monster Truck

The ARRMA Nero is about ready to take over the bashing world. The non-smart diff version is already shipping, while the uber edition with the remote lockable diffs will start hitting consumer hands any time now. Today we are posting up some unboxing photos so you can see exactly what it looks like to crack open the box on a [...]


Kyosho Optima Unboxing

Unboxing The Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

While most boxes that we receive for review at the BigSquidRC offices are pretty cool, the one with all the Kyosho tape really perked up the Bash Crew. You see, a whole lot of us around the office have been watering at the mouth to get our hands on the re-release of the Optima 4WD Buggy Kit. Needless to say, [...]



ECX K&N Torment Edition Unboxing

We recently posted photos of the Horizon Hobby and K&N Air Filters Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car, and it seems like people are really enjoying the new livery, so here are the unboxing photo’s of the K&N Torment from ECX! To get full details check out This Link over on ECX’s official website. Hit This Link to read more [...]


Maverick iON XB Buggy Unboxing

Unboxing The Maverick iON XB 1/18th Buggy

A couple of weeks ago we busted out our first Maverick RC review of the iON RX rally car, but we’ve also been working on a review for their iON XB 1/18th Scale Buggy. Maverick is a new name to America, but they are already well known in Europe and hoping to make a big name here in the states. The [...]


Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger Unboxing

Unboxing – Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger

Scale realism isn’t just the latest rage for off-roaders, it extends to on-road cars as well. Kyosho made waves a few weeks ago when they first announced the Fazer 1970 Dodge Charger. The old school Charger is loaded with the scale realism that people are after, plus it comes with the innovative dDrive Orion brushless system. After we cracked the box [...]