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Everybody’s Scalin’ – A Few More Stereotypes

Last week’s column on scaling stereotypes was some of the most fun I’ve had writing for Big Squid. Based on reader response, it would seem that it was the case for many of you as well. So with Axialfest going on this weekend and the odds that some news will break during it (outside of the SCX102 RTR which was just [...]

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Horizon Hobby Booth At The 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention

Also in attendance at the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention were the good folks from Horizon Hobby. You know Horizon from such names as ECX, Losi, Spektrum, and Blade, and their booth/room was filled with all the latest in rc goodies. Upon entering the room, the new 1/5th scale Losi Monster Truck XL could not be missed. These are in stock and [...]

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RC4WD Ballistic Fabrications Diff Cover Vaterra Ascender

RC4WD Ballistic Fabrications Diff Cover For Vaterra Ascender

Add a touch of scale realism to your Vaterra Ascender with the new Ballistic Fabrications Diff Cover from RC4WD. The diff cover has a great scale look and is made from CNC machined aluminum. It also comes with everything needed for a proper install, making it super easy to put on. The Ballistic cover is shipping right now with a street [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Fun With Scaling Stereotypes

Many of us that have been trailing for a good amount of time seem to see the same type of personalities come and go – ESPECIALLY those in a club or group. I figure the time is right to poke some fun at the stereotypes that have cropped up over the years. And before I get any angry e-mails, please remember this [...]

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RC4WD ARB Diff Cover Vaterra Ascender

RC4WD ARB Diff Cover For The Vaterra Ascender

There are sure getting to be a lot of Vaterra Ascender owners out there, now RC4WD has a new scale accessory to help them uber-out their trucks. New from RC4WD are fully licensed ARB Diff Covers for Ascender axles. The bright red anodized covers are machined from billet aluminum and come with everything you need for an easy install. These [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

Vaterra 1972 Chevrolet K10 Pickup Ascender RTR

New and hot from the good people at Vaterra is a 1972 Chevy K10 Ascender. The old school Chevy is a tribute to all the full scale custom built off-rigs that came before it. A fully licensed body that has been customized for hardcore off-roading sits on top of the rig, while Vaterra’s proven Ascender chassis sits below. Whether you [...]

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SSD Titanium Steering Links Vaterra Ascender

SSD Titanium Steering Links For Vaterra Ascender

Titanium is great for a bunch of things. It is lightweight, it is strong, and it looks trick. SSD RC has worked up a Titanium Steering Link Set to help uber-out your Vaterra Ascender. These are a direct fit and have internal M3 threading. The part number for the links is #SSD00119 and full details can be found on the [...]

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Horizon Hobby Drones On The Horizon Event

Event Coverage – Drones On The Horizon

Last weekend the BigSquidRC Bash Crew had the pleasure of attending Drones On The Horizon. The event, put on by Horizon Hobby, was a one day show held in Orlando Florida to celebrate everything that is good about rc. Unlike many other events, it wasn’t locked down to just one genre like airplanes or cars, Drones On The Horizon had [...]

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SSD C Hubs and Knuckles Ascender

SSD C Hubs and Knuckles for Vaterra Ascender

New and trick for the Vaterra Ascender are Aluminum C-Hubs and Knuckles from SSD RC. Both will be available in black or grey and are CNC machined out of high quality aluminum. They were also designed with more of a scale style appearance and should be able to take the worst you can throw at them out on the trail. [...]

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SSD Rock Shield Diff Cover Vaterra Ascender

SSD Rock Shield Diff Cover For Vaterra Ascender

New from SSD RC is the Rock Shield Diff Cover for the Vaterra Ascender. With a scale inspired look and a high quality design, it should make for a nice scale accessory to add to your truck. The diff cover is a direct bolt-on and comes in silver to stand out in a crowd. The SSD diff cover has a part [...]

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RC4WD Snow Plow Mounting Kit Vaterra Ascender

RC4WD Blade Snow Plow Mounting Kit For Vaterra Ascender

Still have snow on the ground? We sure do, and one of the coolest ways we can think of to remove it would be with a snow plow equipped Vaterra Ascender. But who makes a snow plow kit? That is where the good folks at RC4WD step in. You see, RC4WD now has a Snow Plow Mounting Kit for the [...]

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SSD Titanium Links Ascender

SSD Titanium Links for Vaterra Ascender

Get tough while saving weight with the new SSD Titanium Suspension Links for the Vaterra Ascender. The SDD titanium links are a direct fit and come in two different lengths. The links use internal M3 threading on their 6mm tubes to replace the weak stock parts and are laser etched for a trick look. The 90mm set has a part [...]

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Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car Unboxing Pics

Since we are now allowed to talk about the Horizon Hobby and K&N Air Filters Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car, we figure it was time to post the unboxing photo’s before we post up the official review. Out of the box, it has a pretty sweet look with some nice detail like mirrors and tinting. We are [...]

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Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck

Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10 Pickup Truck

Whoa, now here is one hot looking truck, the new Vaterra 1972 Chevy C10. The Vaterra crew has once again knocked it out of the park with this dropped ’72 C10. Painted in black, the C10 will bring some serious attitude to your next bash. And thanks to its 4wd V100-S chassis, you can bash it extremely hard with very [...]

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Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car

Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car

Another collaboration from Horizon Hobby and K&N Air Filters is the Vaterra 2015 K&N Ford Mustang GT Drift Car. On top is a hot looking Mustang body decked out in K&N livery, while underneath is a V100-S Vaterra 4wd on-road chassis. The K&N Mustang comes set up out of the box for drifting. This is done via installing low profile [...]

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