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THE Cub Report – Quadrophenia

Hello there rc people, thanks for clicking over to BigSquidRC. No matter if you are a first day noobie, or have been pulling trigger since the 1970s, THE Cub Report is here to ramble on and on about our beloved hobby of rc. First up, how about That Podcast Of Ours? Ya, it took a while to get all of our [...]


HPI WR8 Ken Block Stars And Stripes

Stars And Stripes Livery For The HPI WR8 Ken Block Ford Fies…

The HPI Racing WR8 platform has been bringing crazy rally car action to bashers for a number of years. It can go fast, it can bash hard, all the while looking top-shelf. Soon the WR8 Ken Block Ford Fiesta ST rally car is receiving a livery update. The new Stars and Stipes paint scheme will be available on both the [...]


March Bash-ness 2018 Starts Soon!

We know you guys are dying to start getting those votes in! Wanted to give you a heads up on the time frames. The brackets and voting will start tomorrow, but because we are who we are, we have added a new twist! You’ll need to come back and see what that is, but we think a lot of people [...]


RC4WD Rock Krawler Complete Link Set SCX10 II

RC4WD Rock Krawler Complete Link Set For The SCX10 II

Recently announced by RC4WD is a Rock Krawler Complete Link Set for the SCX10 II. The set is fully licensed by Rock Krawler and was designed to be stronger than stock while added a nice touch of scale realism to your rig. * CNC machined from billet aluminum * Anodized in black with Rock Krawler logo * Weight- 2.22oz Street pricing for the Rock [...]


Pro-Line Sand Paw Water Video

Video – Pro-Line Sand Paw 2.8″ Tires On Water

Here is a great video to get your week started off right. Recently the folks at Pro-Line uploaded a video showing off their 2.8″ Sand Paw paddle tires. The video not only has some cool bash footage, but it also has some crazy hydroplaning action for all you extreme bashers. The Sand Paws work great on sand, snow, mud, and [...]


Capricorn TE-03 USA

Capricorn TE-03 USA Touring Car

Newly announced by Capricorn is the TE-03 USA touring car kit. This version of the TE-03 is the USA specification, meaning it has been changed for the high, to very high, levels of grip on most American carpet tracks. The big change on the USA spec TE-03 is its aluminum chassis which is well suited for high bite conditions. The folks [...]


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, [...]


Everybody's Scalin' - Video of the RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II in …

Hey gang, how’s it going? ICYMI, earlier this week we posted our review of the RC4WD 1/18 Gelande II RTR Black Rock Edition. It’s a cool little platform that you’re going to see me discuss a bit more in the near future. I’m gonna keep this week’s post really short and get to the good stuff. Here is video that [...]



RISE Archon FPV GPS Drone Video

Recently uploaded by the folks at RISE is a video for the Archon FPV GPS Drone. The video is short and does a great job of showing surface guys like us all the features of the Archon. For example, the video shows how easy it is to use the Archon’s convenient return to home function, as well as numerous other [...]


RC4WD Ballistic Off Road Morax 1.7 Wheels

RC4WD Ballistic Off Road Morax 1.7″ Wheels

New and hot from RC4WD are Ballistic Off Road Morax 1.7″ Wheels. The Ballistic wheels have been faithfully reproduced to give you maximum scale realism and are a tough beadlock design. Here are more of their highlights- * Made from CNC machined aluminum * Anodized black finish * Amazing scale detailing * Standard 12mm wheel hex * Internal beadlock * Width- 0.96″ * Negative Offset- 0.35″ * Weight- [...]


Redcat Landslide XTE Review

Redcat Racing Landslide XTE Monster Truck Review

After reviewing a couple of higher-end Team Redcat trucks, we discovered that Recat isn’t messing around. Their 1/8 monster truck and 1/10 Team Redcat SCT were both solid trucks, clearly capable of running with the best in their classes. Recently, we started driving the Redcat Landslide XTE monster truck. The Landslide is part of Redcat’s normal line-up of bash vehicles, [...]


Rockstar Cubby

ASK Cubby – More Questions, Less Answers

“Backyard bashing Hey Cubby, I’m relatively new to the rc hobby, only a couple years now, but I’ve been working up the gumption to write in as my son and I have been enjoying your work for a long time now, heck even back before we took the plunge in to this addiction, er hobby. Love your industry updates, product reviews [...]


Shepherd Velox E8 4S

Shepherd Velox E8 4S

Just announced by Shepherd is the Velox E8 4S. The latest Velox was designed to compete in the new EFRA 1/8 electric on-road class, or it should make a great base platform for a speed run car. Here are some of its features and specifications- * Updated chassis holds 2 LiPos in rear/center position * Carbon fiber motor fan mount * New motor [...]


Common Sense RC LiPo Voltage Checker

Common Sense RC Cell Spy 8 Voltage Checker

New from the crew over at Common Sense RC is the Cell Spy 8 Voltage Checker. The Spy 8 is an affordable and easy way of checking the individual cell voltage on your batteries. Also, the Spy 8 is a cell balancer, as well as a servo tester. Here are some of its highlights- * Shows pack voltage, as well as [...]


Serpent Project 4X EVO

Teaser – Serpent Project 4X EVO

Being teased right now by Serpent is the Project 4X EVO touring car kit. The original Project 4X was a radical new design that was released about two years ago, the EVO version is slated for a number of upgrades. Full details should be released soon and the Project 4X EVO is expected to start shipping later this month. Hit up [...]