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Traxxas Maxx Aluminum Upgrades Accessories

New 1/10 Maxx Monster Truck Accessories From Traxxas

New from Traxxas are loads of Upgrades and Accessories for their 1/10 Maxx Monster Truck. From anodized aluminum parts, to heavy duty TUBES toe links, to GT-Maxx shock upgrades, Traxxas is offering a plethora of new goodies, in various different colors, for Maxx owners. #8976A White Wheelie Bar – $24 #8976G Green Wheelie Bar – $24 #8976R Red Wheelie Bar – $24 #8976T Orange [...]

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Pro-Line 2020 Jeep Gladiator Clear Body

Pro-Line 2020 Jeep Gladiator Clear Body

The good folks over at Pro-Line are always putting out the coolest new products. There latest is a 2020 Jeep Gladiator Clear Body. The full sized Jeep Gladiator is just now hitting the streets, soon you will be able to put a nicely detailed 2020 Jeep Gladiator body on your favorite trail rig. Here is more of the scoop- * Fully [...]

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JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Singe Cab Body

JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Single Cab Clear Body

Shipping soon from JConcepts is a 2005 Chevy 1500 Single Cab Clear Body. This fully licensed body is very nicely styled for all you monster truck fanatics out there. Here are the highlights- * Officially licensed by Chevrolet * 12.5″ wheelbase, 7.5″ width * Scale inspired design * Made from a heavy duty polycarbonate * Fits a wide variety of different vehicles * Comes with decals, [...]

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Pro-Line Street Fighter HP 3.8 BELTED Tires Mounted

Pro-Line Street Fighter HP 3.8″ Belted Tires Mounted

Are you ready for some high speed bashing? The crew at Pro-Line have just announced Street Fighter HP 3.8″ Belted Tires Mounted. The fully belted Street Fighter HPs do not expand at speed, thus making your truck easier to drive when making speed runs. Here are the highlights- * High-performance herringbone weave pattern belt * Tires do not balloon or expand at [...]

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Infraction Cubby

ASK Cubby – ARRMA Drops The 1/5 Kraton 8S Day!

“New 1/5 Kraton vs X-Maxx Shootout!!! Shootout!!! Shootout!!! Which one is really better Cubby? Sincerely, George L.” Cubby- Hey ya there George, nice letter ya got there. But seriously, thanks for writing in. Remember, a snail mail gets ya one of our sticker packs. So… I do happen to have a lot of back-to-back driving experience between the new 1/5 Kraton 8S and the Traxxas [...]

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Xtreme Carbon Fiber Shock Towers ARRMA Mojave

Xtreme Carbon Fiber Shock Towers For The ARRMA Mojave

Coming soon from Xtreme Racing is a pair of Carbon Fiber Shock Towers for the ARRMA Mojave. The shock towers are incredibly beefy at 5mm in thickness and even come with an extra shock mounting hole for another adjustment option. Pricing on the Xtreme Carbon Fiber Shock Towers ranges from $42 to $44 and you can hit up This Link [...]

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Losing grip – get a grip 2

Last week I got started on the every-drift-blog-must-have-one list of drift terms. A drift glossary. Maybe lacking a couple of essentials (although not by intent), maybe suffering from a couple of terms too many (by intent). Today, let’s continue. Last week I believe I finished on the letter “I”, so I need to backtrack a bit to catch up a [...]

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ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

THE ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

Whoa, ARRMA just dropped a 1/5th Scaler?!?! Yes indeed hardcore rc enthusiast, ARRMA has just announced their highly anticipated 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Monster Truck. Yes it is huge! Yes it is designed for hardcore bashing! Yes it comes with a Spektrum 8S capable SMART speedo! Yes it has huge tires! Nobody reads this part anyways, LOL, so let’s just [...]

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ARRMA Kraton 8S 1/5 Scale First Bash!

Lets Bash!!! Check out the video from our first bash of the ARRMA Kraton 8s 1/5 Scale. This truck is a monster! We haven’t broken a thing yet after tons of big crashs, jumps, and just good old bashing fun at the park!Want more ARRMA Kraton 8S news? Find more Right Here on BigSquidRC. We have our unboxing video, [...]

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ARRMA 8S 1/5 Scale Kraton Unboxing Video

Time to unbox the giant new ARRMA 8S 1/5 Scale Kraton! Is this the vehicle basher dreams are made of? How does it compare to the Traxxas X-MAXX? We get this beast unboxed and do some side by side comparisons! Check out the video!Read more ARRMA 8S News right here on BigSquidRC, see our first bash video as well as [...]

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ARRMA 1 5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

After a full month of teasing, ARRMA has officially announced the 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck. The largest truck that ARRMA has ever made, the 1/5 Kraton was designed to withstand the rigors of hardcore backyard bashing. Here are the highlights- * Massive new 1/5 design * Triangular center brace system * Laser-etched aluminum chassis * Massive 20mm oil filled shocks * Easy to [...]

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Schumacher RC Eclipse 3 Pan Car Kit

Schumacher Eclipse 3 1/12th LMP Pan Car Kit

New from the masterminds over at Schumacher is the Eclipse 3 1/12th LMP Pan Car Kit. The Eclipse 3 sports a radical new look and is fully capable of competing at any level of competition. Here are some of its updates and upgrades- * Full length top deck, adjustable * Tweak free battery mount * 4 adjustable battery positions * Standard titanium turnbuckles * Very [...]

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Traxxas Slash Servo Upgrade Video

How To Video – Traxxas Slash Steering Servo Upgrade

The folks at Traxxas have uploaded a new Slash Steering Servo Upgrade video. The video goes over all the various steps needed to upgrade the stock servo, thus giving you a great reference to look at when you go to switch out your stock servo. The video also talks a bit about some of the upgrade servos that Traxxas offers, [...]

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JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body

JConcepts 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body

For all you hardcore monster truck fanatics out there, JConcepts has just dropped a new 2005 Chevy 1500 Samson Body. The JConcepts crew has faithfully reproduced the world famous Samson body to fit your scale rc monster truck. Here are the highlights- * Officially licensed by Patrick Enterprises Incorporated & Chevrolet * Designed for solid axle monster trucks * 12.5″ wheelbase, 7.5″ width * [...]

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Monster Truck Madness – Going Nuclear

I have talked about my Nuclear Banana Axial SMT10 a bunch of times since starting this column several years back. It’s one of my favorite truck indentities that I’ve come up with since starting to competitively race solid axle monsters back in 2014. #gallery-7 { margin: auto; } #gallery-7 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 50%; } #gallery-7 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-7 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see [...]

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