For Bashers, By Bashers!

You are browsing the "vaterra" tag archive.

2017 Horizon Hobby RC Fest

Only 2 Days Until Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest!!!

That’s right folks, after a spring filled with buzz, Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest is nearly here! This Friday is opening day for RC Fest 2018 and people are driving/flying in from all over the globe to attend. This year RC Fest returns to Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois and runs June 1-3. Big changes abound at this year’s RC Fest, with [...]

Read More...

March Bash-ness 2018 Round 4 – Final Four

We are down to the final four! This is a VERY important round because it’s going to crown a winner for the basher side and a winner for the crawler side. It’s been very exciting watching things unfold. The leads in round three jumped back and forth several times leaving us on the edge of our seats to see who [...]

Read More...

March Bash-ness 2018 Round 3

We are down to eight vehicles. Four on the basher side, and four on the crawler side. The last round proved pretty interesting as a few upsets broke more than a few of the Big Squid RC crew brackets. There are several vehicles in the top 8 nobody expected to get this far. Again, every year we are surprised by [...]

Read More...

March Bash-ness 2018 Round 2 – With a Twist

Welcome to Round 2 of the March Bash-ness 2018 brackets! We warned you that we had planned a twist, and as you can see it’s a good one! We took all the winners from the sweet 16 bracket in round one, and put them on the left side. On the right side, we have added 8 scale/crawler vehicles! We had a [...]

Read More...

Big Squid RC Podcast – Episode 1

Holy cow we have a podcast! We are excited that our first guest is Derek Wagner from Horizon Hobby! Derek offered some great info and insight with us and our readers / listeners covering all sorts of Horizon brands from ECX and Losi to Vaterra plus everything in between! Tim Gluth did a great job of putting the podcast together, [...]

Read More...

Horizon Scale Speed

Extended – Horizon Hobby Scale & Speed Savings Event

The folks over at Horizon Hobby have sent out a press release letting everyone know that their Scale & Speed Savings Event has been such a success that they are now extending it. The Scale and Speed saving event now runs through March 30th, thus giving everyone more time to save some cash on select Losi and Vaterra trucks. The Scale [...]

Read More...

Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck V-100 S

Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck V-100 S

What, another hot looking truck from Vaterra? Yes, indeed, the latest release from Vaterra is a 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck. The smoking hot C10 sports a fully licensed Chevy body, as well as LED lighting up front. With the on-road segment starting to gain some steam, we can’t wait to grab a couple of these for street bashing this [...]

Read More...

Horizon Hobby Scale & Speed Sale

Horizon Hobby Scale & Speed Savings Event

Is that tax refund just weeks away? Needing a new bash machine or scale crawler? Just announced by Horizon Hobby is their Scale & Speed Sales Event. During the Scale & Speed event you can save some cash on that new crawler, monster truck, or buggy that you’ve been looking at. Now through February 28th, you can save $40 via [...]

Read More...

Vaterra 1968 F-100 Ascender Unboxing

Unboxing The Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender

Vaterra has been big on scale realism since the brand was first introduced at the Nuremburg Toy Fair in 2013. Their latest offering, the 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender, continues in that tradition. With loads of scale detailing and arguably the most capable chassis on the market, the F-100 is sure to become a force in the scale crawling world. We have [...]

Read More...

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND

Vaterra 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND

Last night we posted a new teaser from Vaterra. Today we get to post full details on the new 1968 Ford F-100 Ascender BND. The ’68 Ford comes pre-built but does not include a radio as it is a Bind-N-Drive. Working LED lights also come standard, here are some of its other highlights- * Fully licensed body * Era correct, two-tone paint [...]

Read More...

Vaterra Teaser

Hot New Vaterra Teaser

What does Vaterra have up their sleeves? Well, the teaser picture shown above does give away some clues. Working headlights are shown in the picture, and with it being a Vaterra product, it is likely to be a new scale crawler. Start placing your bets now on exactly what it is, but hurry, as it will be fully announced tomorrow. To [...]

Read More...

Horizon Scale And Save

Horizon Hobby Scale And Save

Perfectly in time for the approaching holiday season, Horizon Hobby has announced their Scale And Save event. The scale and save event can save you up to $30 on a new Horizon Hobby crawler. Some of the Losi trucks that are in the event include the Night Crawler 2.0, Rock Rey, and Baja Rey. For ECX they include the Barrage [...]

Read More...

Pro-Line 1979 Ford F-150 Clear Body

Pro-Line 1979 Ford F-150 Clear Body For The Ascender

Here ya go Vaterra Ascender K10 fans, Pro-Line has a new body for you. Fresh out of the molds at Pro-Line is the 1979 F-150 Clear Body. The P-L crew put some serious detailing into the F-150 to help make your Ascender more scale realistic than ever. * Fully licensed by Ford * Cool classic look * Made from genuine GE Lexan * Made [...]

Read More...

SSD Heavy Brass Knuckles Vaterra Ascender

SSD Heavy Brass Knuckles For The Vaterra Ascender

Attention Vaterra Ascender owners, SSD now has Heavy Brass Knuckles for your rig. The knuckles have been CNC machined from brass to help put more weight down low on your Ascender for better performance out on the rocks. * Finished in a grey gun metal color * Fits larger 11mm bearings * Fits stock Ascender c-hubs as well as SSD c-hubs * Each knuckles [...]

Read More...

Horizon Ultimate Scale Truck Expo

Vaterra & Losi At The Ultimate Scale Truck Expo

Going on this weekend is the 2017 Ultimate Scale Truck Expo in Williston Florida. The folks from both Vaterra and Losi are set up with a booth to show off their scale oriented vehicles, as well as to hang out with drivers and take in all the event has to offer. The USTE has 7 different scale courses to drive [...]

Read More...

Reviews