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Hitec D Series Waterproof Servos

New Waterproof Servos from Hitec

The good folks over at Hitec have announced a pair of high-end Waterproof Servos. These are part of their new D-Series, which uses state of the art technology for the ultimate in smooth movement and flexible programming. The new D-840WP has a speed of 0.11 sec/60ยบ and a torque rating of 417 oz-in at 7.4 volts. The D-845WP is rated for [...]


Maverick iON 18th Scale

Maverick iON Line Gets Two New 1/18th Scale Vehicles

Over in Europe, Maverick has expanded their 1/18th scale iON line-up with two new vehicles. As you can see by the picture, they’ve added a new RX rally car and a DT off-road buggy. Both come standard with 370 sized brushed motors and put the power to the ground with 4wd. 1200mAh Ni-MH batteries are used for power, the electronics [...]


Reedy Digital Servos

Reedy HV Digital Competition Servos

There are a zillion high-end servos on the market and now Reedy has thrown a couple of more into the mix. Both of their new digital servos are water/dust resistant, come with an aluminum mid-case, and use coreless motors. Their new RS1206 is stated to have a transit speed of .08 and a torque of 141 oz-in at 6 volts, while [...]


Reedy SC800-BL ESC

Reedy SC800-BL Sensorless Brushless ESC

The latest ESC from Reedy is the SC800-BL. The 800 is intended for 1/10th scale applications and is “splash-proof” for your bashing pleasure. Designed to run sensorless brushless motors, the 800 has a small footprint to make it easy to fit in most cars. Some of its other features and specifications include- * Proportional brakes and reverse * LiPo low voltage cutoff * [...]


Team Magic E6 III HX Monster Truck

Teaser – Team Magic 1/8th E6 III HX Monster Truck

At BigSquidRC we are all about bashing and generally speaking, big, bad, 8th scale monster trucks rule the roost. We recently received a teaser picture for the upcoming Team Magic E6 III HX. While full information has yet to be released, we do know it is 8th scale, comes with waterproof electronics, is based on the highly competitive E6 platform, [...]


Xpert WR-6601 Servo Review

Xpert WR-6601 HV Waterproof Servo Review – Product Spotlight

This time of year in the Midwest can be a mess, if it’s not raining every other day, it is snowing. As you already know as a hobbyist, water can be bad news for electronics. Recently the BigSquidRC Bash Crew got the opportunity to test one of the latest waterproof servos on the market, the Xpert WR-6601 HV. While its waterproofing [...]


Xpert WR-4401 Servo Review

Product Spotlight – Xpert WR-4401 Waterproof Servo

People still want fast servos with a a lot of torque, however, now days waterproofing is nearly a “must have” feature as well. Some of the latest high-end waterproof servos to hit the market come from Xpert RC. We been beating on one of the WR-4401 (.08 speed and 255 oz-in at 6v) waterproof servos for over a month. What [...]


HPI Waterproof Bullet ST Flux

Now Waterproof – HPI Racing 1/10 Bullet ST Flux RTR

We posted a few days ago about the HPI Bullet MT getting a waterproof upgrade, now the Bullet ST has received the same treatment. With the newly updated HPI Bullet ST you can splash those mud holes without worrying about frying electronics. The Bullet ST received a new waterproof receiver, waterproof servos, and a waterproof battery box to make sure [...]


HPI Racing Bullet Flux Waterproof

Updated HPI Racing Bullet MT Flux RTR

You remember HPI’s Bullet MT don’t you? Now it has been updated with waterproofing to make it even more basher friendly. With the latest edition of the Bullet MT you no longer have to avoid big mud holes, now you can jump right in. The Bullet also features a 4wd drivetrain, a brushless Flux power system, 2.4GHz radio gear, and [...]


Axial Waterproofing

The Truth About Waterproofing Guide by Axial Racing

The good folks over at Axial Racing recently posted a very detailed explanation of exactly what the term “waterproof” is. Some hobbyists might think that waterproof means you can just throw your truck into a swimming pool without worry, but that is not the case. The Axial crew took the time to explain, in depth, exactly what water does to [...]


Xpert WR waterproof servos

Xpert WR Waterproof Servos

Have you ever been bashing in a parking lot and “SPLASH!!!”, you just found the only water hole in a 5 mile radius? Yes we have too, if you aren’t prepared it could be an expensive mistake. The Xpert RC crew has just announced their new line-up of waterproof servos. There are three different models to work in everything from 1/10th [...]


ARRMA Kraton Monster truck

Full Details – ARRMA Kraton 6S 1/8 BLX Monster Truck

Big gnarly monster trucks are the kings of the bashing hill. They have big tires, big tires, and generally smash over anything (car/truck/buggy) that gets in their path. The ARRMA Kraton was announced months ago at the Nuremburg Toy Fair. Since then they’ve been finishing the truck up and now it is about ready to drop on US shores. What makes [...]


Vaterra 2015 Ford Mustang 4WD RTR

Vaterra 2015 Ford Mustang 4WD RTR

While the radical new 2015 Ford Mustang is already making waves in the full size world, we are more stoked for the arrival of the new Vaterra rc version. The Vaterra 2015 Mustang is a meticulously detailed version of the real-deal, offering both incredible scale looks and solid on-road performance. The Vaterra 2015 Mustang comes on their V100-S 4wd on-road platform [...]


Axial AE-5 Waterproof ESC

Axial AE-5 Waterproof ESC with Drag Brake

Axial’s AE-5 ESC is affordable and loaded with features for the crawling/scaler crowd. To make it easier to program while out on the trail, the AE-5 uses jumpers instead of a traditional programming button. These jumpers are used to change settings for battery type and drag brake. The AE-5 is also waterproof, something that is a must for all those [...]


Vaterra Ford Fiesta Rockstar Energy

Vaterra 1/10 Rockstar Energy Ford Fiesta RallyCross 4WD RTR

What is the latest off-road release from Vaterra? It is their Rockstar Energy Ford Fiesta RallyCross car. The Rockstar is a tenth scale, brushless powered, 4wd, sitting on the platform you might recognize from the Halix and Vaterra’s Ford Raptor. It comes dialed with AVC, active vehicle control, and like most other Vaterra products, has a trick looking body for [...]