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Andy's RC Products Vintage Bodies

Andy’s RC Products Vintage Bodies

Have you been in the hobby long enough to remember how cool the bodies from Andy’s RC Products were? Back in the day, they were some of the coolest bodies that money could buy. Well vintage rc lovers, now you’ll have a chance to buy some of your favorite old school Andy’s bodies to replace the old beat up ones [...]


Schumacher CAT XLS Masami

Schumacher CAT XLS Masami Re-Release

Now here is a re-release to shake things up, the Schumacher CAT XLS Masami off-road buggy. The CAT XLS was used by Masami Hirosaka to win his first world championship in 1987 and is now back for all you vintage fans. The new version of the CAT features an upgraded transmission to handle today’s power systems but still comes with [...]


Kyosho Turbo Scorpion Re-Release

Full Details – Kyosho Turbo Scorpion Re-Release

After some teasing a couple of weeks ago, full details have been announced by Kyosho on their re-release of the Turbo Scorpion. The old schooler will come as a kit and sports a few revisions over the original to help it handle today’s power systems. Here is the scoop- * Scorpion-style wheels in a larger 2.2″ size * 12mm oil shocks * 20mm [...]


Gear Head 1.55 Vintage Style Wheels

Three New Vintage Style Wheels from Gear Head RC

It doesn’t matter if it is your full sized car or your rc trail machine, aluminum wheels are a great upgrade. For all you 1.55″ scale enthusiasts, Gear Head RC has just announced 3 new Vintage Style Wheels. These sharply styled aluminum wheels can give your next build the retro look that is so popular right now. Gear Head RC are [...]


Associated Limited Edition RC10 World's Car Race Roller

Team Associated Limited Edition RC10 World’s Car Race Roller

Now available only on is the Team Associated Limited Edition RC10 World’s Car Race Roller. That’s right, now you can get an expertly assembled RC10 World’s Car to save you time getting ready for your next big vintage race. The RC10 World’s Race Roller comes with features like a hard anodized aluminum chassis, Stealth transmission, V2 slipper, and updated [...]


Tamiya Blackfoot re-release

Tamiya Re-Releases The Blackfoot!

All you Tamiya Blackfoot lovers can rejoice, Tamiya has just released the first pictures of its Upcoming Re-release! The Blackfoot is a legend in rc circles and was the first truck for thousands of hobbyists. It was also known as a truck that helped set off a monster truck revolution at a time when the hobby was all about buggies. [...]


JConcepts 1993 Ford F-150 RC10T Body

JConcepts 1993 Ford F-150 RC10T Body

Wow, now here is a blast from the past, a 1993 Ford F-150 RC10T body from JConcepts. The BSRC Bash Crew has many a fond memory of racing “stadium truck” back in the 1990s and this body hits the look perfectly. Fully licensed by Ford, JConcepts set out to produce a vintage body that could be used on the original [...]


Kyosho Optima Buggy Review

Kyosho Vintage Series Optima Buggy Review

For the past few years, vintage cars have been making a big comeback. Perhaps one of the most beloved buggies from the 1980s was the Kyosho Optima. It was known for being a fierce competitor on the track, as well as being the very first 4wd race buggy for a whole lot of drivers. A few months ago Kyosho decided [...]


Build Log Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

Build Log – Vintage Series Kyosho Optima

Like many of you, we were awfully excited to crack the box open on the re-release of the Kyosho Optima 4wd Buggy Kit. Below you’ll find a bunch of pictures that we shot throughout the build. These show how the buggy comes along during the build, and if you get stuck while building yours, they might help you see how [...]


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, [...]


The Kyosho Optima cometh

So Kyosho basically confirmed on their FaceBook page that the next re-issue car is the Optima. The picture above is clearly a teaser but they then commented on the photo saying “you already know what it is don’t you?” I’m paraphrasing because “facebooktranslater”. So i’m completely geekng out here. The Optima was my holy grail at the local track when I [...]